"Loving God, Living like Jesus, Serving the World"
Volunteer with Circles OlatheThis relational poverty alleviation program is gearing up for its first class to support motivated families as they move out of poverty. This is a community effort to be hosted by Center of Grace. In order to make this program a success, we are in
Women of Grace Fellowship DinnerAre you looking for a way to connect with other women in the church? Join women of many different ages and stages of life on Saturday, April 29. We will meet at 6 PM at K-Macho’s Mexican Grill. If you are interested, please email Patty Baker at
YES Trip to Plumlee Buffalo Ranch May 17The YES group invites everyone to join them for a day trip to the Plumlee Buffalo Ranch near Alma. After a two hour covered tram tour, we will have lunch in Alma. In the afternoon, we will visit Topeka’s Old Prairie Town in Meade Ward Park and the
Help us make 2017 our best Vacation Bible School ever!
June 26 – 29 (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm) join us for Gadgets and Gizmos VBS as we learn how we are uniquely wired and wonderfully made by our great GOD! This summer kids (currently in preschool (already 3 by 8/31/2016) thru 5th grade will
NO Children’s or Youth programming on Sunday April 30thFamily Worship Sunday: Please note there will be NO Children’s or Youth programming on Sunday April 30th. We want you to enjoy worshipping together as a family this week! The childcare room (Room 209) is available for check-in to children ages 4 and
Volunteer Opportunities at Center of GraceInterested in getting more involved at our missions center, the Center of Grace? We have several open volunteer positions waiting for you!
» Clothes closet sorters are needed on Mondays and Thursdays, 1 to 4 pm. We will also have a full Friday of
A place where it’s OK to have doubts, ask questions, and disagree. Here at River we believe we are meant to do life together. We believe life is best lived in community.
If you are new to the United Methodist denomination, you might wonder, "What is a United Methodist Church?" That is not an easy question to answer.
If you are attending the 9:15 a.m. or 10:45 a.m. service, you can also follow the service on the screen which also contains the words of the hymns, congregational prayers and responses and scripture.
“Jesus’ stories about the kingdom urge people to consider how the soil of their hearts receives the seed of God’s word, how their hardness of heart may destroy relationships, why fullness of life flows from forgiveness, how being alert to the call of God at any hour is critical, how justice for the poor is required, and how social propriety and religious strictures may exclude people whom God’s love would include. According to the Gospel of John, Jesus believed people could undergo a spiritual rebirth that allows them to “see” the kingdom at work right now and live in it, even in a world filled with injustice, sorrow, and suffering (John 3:3).”
-Robert Corin Morris, Provocative Grace: The Challenge of Jesus’ Words
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The Center of Grace started in 1999. Our Mission is to reach out to the most vulnerable in our community. We also work with youth programs as site for community service, whether they are court mandated or part of an honors program.
As parents bring infants to be baptized they are making a covenant with God and the church to continue to nurture this child in the loving community of the church.
If you would like someone from the church to visit you while you or your family member is in the hospital, or if you'd like to leave a prayer request.
Couples who desire to be married at Grace United Methodist, or by one of our pastors, can find more information by visiting our wedding information page.