Sunday School Goes on the Road

David and Andrew picked AND led the hymns at Heartland today – despite not being on the schedule 7 residents joined us in raising a joyful noise

Grace’s Online Book Store

Click here to Shop at Grace’s Online Book Store!

Qualifying items purchased through the Virtual Store will pay host churches a 5% rebate! Qualifying items are those purchased by visitors to the church website who click on the Virtual Store link (bookstore) and log on as a guest or with an online account.  Cokesbury takes care of all the shopping details: the transaction, the billing, the shipping.

The customer gets the everyday value pricing plus any special promotional offers and the church gets a 5% rebate, calculated twice a year, on the qualifying items that are purchased.*

(*Purchases via 800-672-1789 or through a Community Resource Consultant do not qualify for the rebate. Other restrictions apply.)
 
 

UMW: BIRTHDAY PARTY!!

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN:
BIRTHDAY PARTY!!

All women of Grace — members and visitors — are invited to attend the Annual UMW Birthday Party on Wednesday, January 18th at 7:00 pm, honoring female missionaries and deaconesses of the United Methodist Church.

Gloria Bowden will give a short presentation on the mission work of Samaritan’s Well. Of course, birthday cake and ice cream will be served!!

LADIES, PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW, AND COME JOIN THE PARTY!

Attendees are asked to please bring a gift to be donated to women of Samaritan’s Well in Lexington. Suggested gift items are: ladies’ disposable razors; ladies’ shave gel; ladies’ antiperspirant/deodorant; shower gel or body wash; Vaseline – type body lotion; lip balm.

 

UMW Reading Group: COVERED DISH BREAKFAST JANUARY 28

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN
READING GROUP:
COVERED DISH BREAKFAST JANUARY 28

The first meeting of the UMW Reading Group will be held Saturday, January 28, 9:00 AM, in the fellowship hall.

We’ll have a covered dish breakfast, so bring a breakfast dish to share. Books to be discussed will come from the “Education for Mission” category.

Reading program materials can be found in the UMW Room.
All women are invited to come — even if a book hasn’t been read! Come and see what the UMW reading program is all about.

Seeds of Hope liaison needed

First of all THANK YOU, to Darrell Sweeney for years of service with Seeds of Hope Outreach!

With Darrell retiring, I am in need of finding a replacement to be the liaison between Grace and Oscar Stevens (our Seeds of Hope farmer). This is roughly a 2 1/2 month commitment, from the first Saturday in June to the middle of August.

Please contact Marlin McPhail 803-730-8355 mmcphail24@gmail.com if you have any interest in the ministry.

John Chiles’ Cooking Class

Each 4th Wednesday from 7—9 pm
in the Grace Fellowship Hall/Kitchen

Cooking classes are interactive as well as hands on. John would like to know what you might like to learn or see.

A sign up sheet will be in the Narthex. Please sign up if you plan to attend as this helps John to plan how much food to bring and how to set up so as many people can easily see.

It is at no cost to you. It is a lot of fun and I hope you enjoy.

  • John’s Bio includes;
    Former owner of Restaurant 123 in Irmo
    General Manager for Club Corp
    International—Ran First City Club in Savannah GA
    Currently a Part Owner Operator of Blue Marlin / Signature Catering and is The Executive Chef and General
    Manager of the Catering Operation
    The next class date are: January 25, 2017

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Click here to start shopping!

We have been working to put Grace UMC on smile.amazon.com and we finally have it.

If you buy from Amazon.com if you would instead log into smile.amazon.com and go to and go to “your account” go down to “change your charity” then go to the correct Grace because there are a lot of them make sure it is the Grace United Methodist Church in Columbia, SC we will receive a donation each time you buy something and it will cost you NOTHING.

Thank you.

This church called Grace …

OUR MISSION AT GRACE IS:

“To Know Jesus and To Make Him Known to Others”

  • Grace is truly a place where people know Jesus and his grace and where people make him known to others.
  • Grace UMC is an active church located in one of the most active parts of Columbia but also on the edge of a growing residential area.
  • Grace is a place where people experience the presence of God in vibrant worship, uplifting music and where they are given an opportunity to serve God through outreach and nurture ministries.
  • Grace is a friendly church where the phrase “church family” comes to life.
  • Grace is a place where people study God’s Word through Disciple Bible Studies and Sunday School as well as praising God on Sunday mornings and other special services.
  • Come and visit Grace this Sunday! Grace is all this and more!