We Choose

Two Year
Ministry Plan

Our We Choose ministry initiative is shaped by our Core Values, the foundational pillars of discipleship. It also represents the strategic way we budget, allocate, discuss, raise, and spend resources in a manner that will help us accomplish the mission God has given us. We are excited to share these updates of how we have seen discipleship in the context of community flourish through our current We Choose plan—check back soon for our new 2022-2023 Ministry Plan!

Updates

jumpstart

Culturally Engaged

JUMPSTART—Restoration Village Opening Soon

April 27, 2022

One of our ministry partners is JUMPSTART—a gospel-centered organization that disciples current and former prisoners and assists with re-entry to society. One of JUMPSTART’s current initiatives is the construction of …

jasmine road ribbon cutting

Culturally Engaged

Jasmine Road Opens Second Safe Home

April 26, 2022

One of our local partners is Jasmine Road—a two-year residential program for women recovering from human trafficking, prostitution, and addiction. Last month, we were excited to celebrate along with Jasmine …

good friday

Prayerfully Dependent

Good Friday – Promises Kept in Jesus

April 20, 2022

What do five Old Testament characters have to do with Good Friday? Adam, Abraham, Moses, David, and Jeremiah all represent different facets of God’s promise to restore fallen creation and …

easter baptism

Ministry Focused

Celebrating Easter Baptism

April 19, 2022

Celebrating baptism at Easter has long been a special time for our Grace family. As we rejoice in the resurrection of Jesus and the hope we have in him, we …

no one else

Biblically Oriented

Song Stories—”No One Else”

April 13, 2022

Last month, we were thrilled to release No One Else, a collection of four original songs that we recorded live with our church body. This collection includes “To The King,” …

retreat

Ministry Focused

Students Retreats Spark Life Change

April 11, 2022

Throughout the month of March, students from Fusion (5th-6th grade), 24Seven (7th-8th grade), and Forge (high school) got to experience retreats at Carolina Point. Over the course of four weekends, …

watermark

Ministry Focused

Grace Hosts Watermark re:gen Conference

April 6, 2022

Over the past several years, we have offered re:generation—a 12-step discipleship process oriented around life change and hope through the application of God’s Word. The re:gen program has been a …

work crew

Courageously Generous

Work Crew—Grace Members Support Students Retreats

April 4, 2022

Over the past month, hundreds of Grace students have been at Carolina Point for retreats. Each weekend, a different age group has gotten to hear God’s Word, discuss the teaching …

nica

Ministry Focused

Ministry Continues Despite Disappointment

March 30, 2022

Earlier this month, our Nicaragua team faced disappointment as their trip was canceled at the last minute due to an airline cancellation. After finding no alternative flight plan, the team …

prayer

Prayerfully Dependent

Night of Prayer | Teach Us to Pray

March 28, 2022

Twice a year, we come together for Night of Prayer—a special evening dedicated to acknowledging our dependence on God for all things. Over the past month, over 1,700 people across …

Caregiver's Journey

Ministry Focused

Caregiver’s Journey Provides Community

March 22, 2022

Having a family member with special needs or mental health challenges can not only be difficult from day to day, it can also be incredibly isolating. Many members of our …

Kenya

Culturally Engaged

OVC Kenya—Over 100 Advocates for Children

March 18, 2022

OVC Kenya is a partnership program that provides sustainable support and promotes long term relationships with orphans and vulnerable children in Kenya. Through our partnership with Bernard Kabaru and local …

moms for moms

Relationally Connected

Moms for Moms Fosters Community of Mentors

March 14, 2022

We believe that discipleship happens in the context of community. However, there are certain seasons of life when finding that community can be particularly challenging. If you are a mom …

Peterson Family

Relationally Connected

Get to Know Grace Staff: Christy Peterson, Students’ Project Coordinator

March 4, 2022

We have staff members in both campus staff and support staff roles all over the Upstate! We want you to get to know some of them as you stay updated …

Grace Housing Expands

Culturally Engaged

Grace Housing Ministry Expands

March 2, 2022

Over the past few years, Grace Church Housing has experienced rapid growth, and we are excited to see how God will continue to work through this discipleship effort. In late …

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Biblically Oriented

Men at Grace Podcast Tells Stories of Life Change

February 25, 2022

Men’s Roundtable is a ministry of Grace Church which lays a biblical groundwork for men of faith to take responsibility for and move towards those around them, all while depending …

Allendale

Culturally Engaged

Ongoing Work in Allendale Continues

February 22, 2022

Grace has been partnering with local churches in Allendale county for over a decade, and it’s been a joy to see those relationships grow. One of the primary ways Grace …

Restoration Village

Culturally Engaged

Restoration Village Will Soon Open Doors for Discipleship

February 16, 2022

One of our ministry partners is JUMPSTART—a gospel-centered organization that disciples current and former prisoners and assists with re-entry to society. One of JUMPSTART’s current initiatives is the construction of …