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August In Worship #Selah

Letter from Pastor Victor: Selah Sundays In the Bible, Selah is “a pause to breathe in new life.” Taking time to rest is a biblical requisite for holiness. God knows that maintaining hybrid worship experiences for two churches through the pandemic has been a heavy load. With care for the load leaders in both churches have taken on, we were encouraged by our coach to take a “church-wide sabbath.” As such, for the month of August, we will join in…

Worship this Weekend: Homegoings & Homecoming

Grace UMC Homecoming 2022 For our 54th Church Anniversary, we “wait upon the Lord” to “renew our strength” with vision for the journey ahead!  Our Homecoming preacher is Rev. Dr. J. Lavon Kincaid, Ambassador, Gammon Theological Seminary, Atlanta, GA & Pastor, New Life Community Ministries, Penn Hills, PA. We will worship via YouTube and Zoom and if you plan to join in-person, please RSVP online and wear your mask!  We need your RSVP to receive a light boxed lunch to be served outdoors…

May With Grace! #Eastertide #ResurrectionSeason #Reset

Join us every Sunday @ 10:45 amZOOM ID: 169104127 or click tinyurl.com/gracehappens In Eastertide, we continue in the season of Resurrection through God in Jesus Christ. With Resurrection comes renewed challenges, renewed hopes and renewed possibilities. In order to seize the day, we must reset to realign with God’s will for our lives. Go to our worship page for more information! Sunday, May 1 | 3rd Sunday of EasterJohn 21:15-19 / “Reset the Table”Preacher: Rev. Victor Cyrus-FranklinJesus calls Peter to…

April with Grace! #Lent #WadeInTheWater #Easter #Resurrection

Join us every Sunday @ 10:45 amZOOM ID: 169104127 or click tinyurl.com/gracehappens Through the season of Lent, we will walk with Jesus through the wilderness as God prepares us the journey ahead. The Negro Spiritual, “Wade in the Water,” reminds us that our journey to wholeness and freedom is not easy, but God is with us. Our Lenten journey is not supposed to be easy, but through it, God builds in us new faith, new love, new hope and renewed…

March with Grace! #Lent #WadeInTheWater

Join us every Sunday @ 10:45 amZOOM ID: 169104127 or click tinyurl.com/gracehappens Through the season of Lent, we will walk with Jesus through the wilderness as God prepares us the journey ahead. The Negro Spiritual, “Wade in the Water,” reminds us that our journey to wholeness and freedom is not easy, but God is with us. Our Lenten journey is not supposed to be easy, but through it, God builds in us new faith, new love, new hope and renewed…

The Preparing to Sail: Church Health Assessment is live!

Click here to begin the Online Church Health Assessment The Preparing to Sail Church Health Assessment is taken by churches of any size. Individual participants’ responses remain anonymous, but are compiled to evaluate a congregation’s strength level related to each of the 9 health markers of a church in the process of ReMissioning: Relationship, Membership, Leadership, Worship, Discipleship, Stewardship, Partnership, Mentorship, Partnership. Please note the following: When starting the assessment, you members will need to select their appropriate Place of Worship:…

Good Competition: Super Bowl Challenge to Beat Hunger

Click Here to Give Online to Beat Hunger by Feb. 14! (click here) From Cal-Pac UMC Communications: We have received a challenge from clergy and laity in the Cincinnati area and Bishop Gregory Palmer of the West Ohio Annual Conference has challenged Bishop Grant Hagiya to use this weekend’s big game between the Rams and Bengals to do good. Los Angeles is rallying behind our NFL Rams as they prepare to play the Cincinnati Bengals for Super Bowl LVI on Sunday evening,…

February with Grace!

February Worship Series Join us every Sunday @ 10:45 amZOOM ID: 169104127 or click tinyurl.com/gracehappens For the month of February, we will commemorate Black History Month with a sermon series that focuses on what it means to be true to our God and true to our roots as a people. The close of James Weldon Johnson’s “Lift Every Voice and Sing” reminds us that life’s mountaintops and valleys, by grace we shall be “true to our God and true to…

Grace History Book Update!

Grace History and Archives Committee Update: Now is the time to own the detailed history of Grace United Methodist Church! Under the leadership of Grace UMC’s Archives & History Committee, our history book was published in July 2021 and contains stories of members, ministries and pastors who served between 1968 and 2020. Purchase your copy from Amazon.com.