"Loving God, Living like Jesus, Serving the World"
Grace Book Club Upcoming SelectionsGet a head start on your reading this summer for upcoming Grace Book Club meetings! The following selections have been made for summer 2017:
June 13: Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon
July 11: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
August 8: Born a Crime by Trevor
Check Out the New Center of Grace Website!The Center of Grace has a brand new look and its very own website! This new website will provide a dedicated space for information and news about happenings at the Center for both volunteers and community members alike. We are so excited to launch
Introducing Our New Church Software: Realm!This new online tool will allow you to: • Update your contact information, including phone numbers, email and mailing addresses
• Make an online contribution and review your past contributions
• Register for events or classes
• Access the
Pastor Nanette to Take Time OffPastor Nanette is away from Grace for approximately four to six weeks due to routine surgery. She respectfully asks for privacy during her recovery; she appreciates the gestures of thoughtfulness but asks only for your prayers at this time. Our
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.