"Loving God, Living like Jesus, Serving the World"
Grace Extravaganza March 3rd
Grace Extravaganza is a benefit
to raise funds for our missions
ministries. We are looking for
volunteers to be part of our team:
host a table, help with set up, ask
for donations or make a donation
yourself! If you are interested in
Blood Drive January 29
Approximately 36,000 units of red blood cells are needed every day
in the U.S. to give potentially life-saving treatments to patients in need.
You can help the Community Blood Center fill this need by giving blood
on Sunday, January 29. Stop
Peace AcademyThe next session of “Peace Academy” begins Sunday February 5 during the 9:15 Sunday school hour for all children Kindergarten through 5th grade! The upcoming unit of Peace Academy will focus on learning how to follow Jesus’ commandment to “love our
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
Grace Angel TreeMake a child's Christmas a little brighter this year by participating in our Angel Tree program. Look for the name of an angel by the Christmas tree in the Celebration Center. Take the name of the child with you, and hang the ornament on the tree.
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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Connect with others in a Life Group, Bible Study or Music Ministry.
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.