We Choose

Two Year
Ministry Plan

Matt Williams along with several other staff members, presented a series of ideas that will impact our ministry for the next two years. These ministry initiatives are shaped by our core values, the foundational pillars of discipleship. The plan is called We Choose, because every effective ministry plan centers around strategic choices.

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Updates

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Ministry Focused

Fall Classic 2021

October 15, 2021

Each year in Grace Student Ministry, leadership and staff strategically plan time outside of regular meetings for students to bond together as a group. While these retreats certainly include fun …

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Relationally Connected

Grace NEXT Equips College Students

October 8, 2021

Transitioning from high school to adulthood is a challenging time for many, and for believers, a supportive community rooted in the local church is essential. Located near several universities and …

TR

Prayerfully Dependent

First Services Held at New Travelers Rest Building

September 30, 2021

Each campus has its own unique journey, and Travelers Rest is no exception. In 2017, our TR campus launched at Travelers Rest High School with a faithful core of dedicated …

Foster & Adopt

Culturally Engaged

Equipping Members to Move Towards Fostering, Adoption, and Guardian Ad Litem Advocacy

September 24, 2021

This past month, our Foster & Adopt ministry hosted an informational session where our church body could learn more about fostering, adoption, and advocating as a guardian ad litem. Many …

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Biblically Oriented

Celebrating Baptism

September 21, 2021

As Grace ministries and community groups have geared up for the fall over the past few weeks, we have also had the opportunity to rejoice with nearly 50 members of …

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Culturally Engaged

Serving Partner David Miller | Child Freedom Coalition

September 10, 2021

Grace currently has three serving partners—covenant members who serve full-time in missions and are actively involved at Grace Church.

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Culturally Engaged

Ken and Doris Bickel Return to Nicaragua

September 1, 2021

Ken and Doris Bickel are members at Grace’s Downtown campus, and they have been going on mission trips to Nicaragua since 2012. They’re excited to be leaving for yet another …

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Courageously Generous

Tangible Care for the Community | Health Screening Day

September 1, 2021

Last month, Grace offered a Health Screening Day at our Taylors campus. This event was open to the community, and several medical volunteers came out to provide screenings such as …

Ascend

Ministry Focused

Kids and Teens Experience Healing Through Ascend

August 23, 2021

Over the summer, Grace was able to host two Ascend summer camps—one at our Powdersville campus and one at Pelham. Ascend is a week-long program for children and teens who …

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Ministry Focused

Students Serve Through Mission Upstate

August 18, 2021

Many of our students were busy serving others this summer. One way our Forge students ministered to our community was through Mission Upstate—a local mission trip where Grace students and …

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Prayerfully Dependent

Life Change | Pouring Out God’s Love Through Adoption

August 10, 2021

A few weeks ago, Neil and Jessica Barley shared their story of how God showed his faithfulness through their adoption of a teenager. Not only have they been able to …

Natural Burial

Ministry Focused

Natural Burial Ministry Launches

August 9, 2021

This month, Matt Williams shared a new discipleship opportunity with our church body. We believe that death and dying are discipleship issues that the church needs to be involved in, …

Backpack

Courageously Generous

Campuses Collect Over 1,000 Backpacks for Children in Need

August 4, 2021

Thank you, Grace Church, for providing over 1,000 backpacks full of school supplies through our Back-to-School Drive! They are being delivered to children in need across the Upstate through Greenville, …

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Ministry Focused

Mosaic Launches New Ministry, "Mosaic Inspire"

July 21, 2021

Mosaic is our ministry for children, students, and adults with disabilities, and we are so thankful for our staff and volunteers who serve these individuals and their families. Over the …

Young Lives

Relationally Connected

Taylors Campus Hosts YoungLives Retreat for Teen Moms

July 19, 2021

One of our Missions Grants recipients is YoungLives—an organization that provides mentorship, community, support, and education for teen moms, with the core mission of sharing the gospel. One way we …

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Ministry Focused

Ministry Highlights

July 16, 2021

Our We Choose ministry plan is all about being intentional with the resources God has given us. We want to be salt and light in the world, and that means …

Grace En Espanol

Culturally Engaged

Grace en Español—Summer Update

July 14, 2021

Grace en Español meets at both our Taylors and Spartanburg campuses, with around 200 folks in attendance, and God has been at work in some exciting ways this year—both here …

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Prayerfully Dependent

Construction in TR Nears Completion

July 13, 2021

Construction crews have been hard at work at the new site for our Travelers Rest campus. Paint, carpet, and other finishing touches are coming together. As of right now, we …