Unexpected Worship

On Sundays, July 10, 17, and 24, our scripture in worship focuses on the unexpected, and we need your help.

On July 10, we look at the story of Paul and Ananias from Acts 9 and the idea of unexpected friendships.

On July 17, we look at unexpected detours and the story from Acts 16 where Paul’s journey to Macedonia is far different than he expects.

Do you have a story of an unexpected friendship or detour that you’re willing to share?

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Trustee Minute

The Board of Trustees oversees the facility and the financial aspects of operating our church. In years past, we have experienced a decline in income during the summer months even though our expenses stay the same.

One key ministry of Grace that is dependent on consistent and continual resources is the Student Ministry programs. There are many summer programs that need your time, talents and resources.

  • The Wednesday middle school and high school programs: One of the main goals is to keep ...
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Read with the Refugee Team

The Grace Refugee Team invites you to read. We’re reading This Flowing Toward Me. The following description comes from Amazon.com:

What began in 1979 as a response to a random bulletin board posting would ultimately change Sister Marilyn Lacey’s life–and the lives of countless refugees. In vivid prose, Sister Lacey narrates her twenty-five year spiritual journey of work with those displaced by conflict and disaster. In the spirit ofDead Man Walking, she invites us to solidarity with some of ...

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Vacation Bible School

By Jennifer Snook, Director of Children’s Ministries

Surf’s up!

Vacation Bible School is happening as I write this newsletter, and we are having a great time together. On the first day of VBS, we had a young child who was unsure whether it was a good idea to stay or not. Our teenage volunteers stepped up for this child and used their gifts of encouragement and love to extend the grace of Jesus to that little lamb.  By the middle of the ...

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IGNITE Mission Trip 2016 – Pascagoula, MS

By Kirk Anderson, Director of Student Ministries

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. ~1 Thessalonians 5:16-18  

I love July.

First, I am a warm weather person, so the heat doesn’t really bother me. I love the 4th of July. I am still a fan of blowing things up…the bigger the better.

But, my favorite part of July is our annual High school Mission trip. Knowing that God is going to do some ...

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