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Missions

June Offering: Annual Conference Mission Project

Water for the Reservation – AC 2020 Mission Project Imagine. For just a moment, walk with me, through more than 27,000* square miles in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. 27,000 square miles of many homes without running water or other infrastructure that many of us simply live with daily as part of our “normal”. A place where the temperatures vary from 15F…

Annual Conference Announces a New Vision for our Mission Projects

This year, the mission projects for Annual Conference will match the mission offerings given during Conference worship services. Our Bishop has selected the three projects: Arizona Justice for Our Neighbors (AZ JFON / Tucson), The Inn Project (Tucson) and our international offering – Tongan relief aide. The success of these mission ministries depends on the…

Volunteers Make a Difference!

Over 20 people who volunteer in the Adult Learning Center program met for a  potluck dinner and kickoff for the new school year.  Grace is so fortunate to have such a loyal and dedicated bunch – making a difference in so many lives. [huge_it_slider id=”11″] Volunteers do everything from teaching the students,  to assisting the…

Born of Conviction: White Methodists and Mississippi’s Closed Society

There are always many reasons to celebrate Rev. Jack Troutman but this week I wanted to lift up a recently published book that tells the story of his, and other pastors’, resistance to segregation. The author, Joseph Reiff, spent a lot of time interviewing and researching so that he could fully honor this story. So please, pick up a copy of Born…

School Supply Drive

Grace UMC is partnering with Longfellow Elementary School in helping provide school supplies for their students. Below is the list of supplies that are needed. If you can provide a backpack, it would be accepted. School supplies may be dropped off in the Narthex through July 27th. Also, assistance is needed at Longfellow Elementary School on July 31 and August 1 for…