Lenten Challenge

We are taking our 25 day Challenge Up a Bit For Lent – 40 Days (not counting Sundays)

  1. Read the Scriptures – Every day we will post daily scripture readings on Facebook and Twitter.  They will also be posted on the Grace News Page
  2. Pray the Lord’s Prayer daily
  3. Fast (give up something)
  4. Serve (go serve somewhere)
    Lee’s Summit Social Services
    Langsford Boys Home
    ReStart
    Pro-Deo At Risk Teen Ministry
    Ronald McDonald House
  5. And the toughest one yet— Everyday Pastor Jeremy will post a daily challenge. For example:
    “Reach Out To Someone Struggling”
    “Do Something Nice For a Neighbor”
    It will not be easy, as some of the daily challenges will take us out of our comfort zones.

Are you ready to grow deep during Lent?  Take the Challenge!!!!

Grace Announces Plans for a Second Campus In El Dorado Springs, Missouri

Grace United Methodist Church (Lee’s Summit, MO) – January 11, 2015

Today we announce our plan to launch a second campus in El Dorado Springs, MO.  Our new campus is on the site of the former El Dorado Springs United Methodist Church, which closed in 2014.   There are 3000 people that live in El Dorado Springs, and within 5 miles, 5000 people.

This expansion is not a church plant. It is a satellite campus. This means it is not a separate church, but a second Grace United Methodist Church campus.  Over the next few months we will outline our plans for reaching new people for Jesus Christ in El Dorado Springs.

If you feel called to be apart of campus leadership team to help, please contact the church office immediately.  We are in need of passionate people to reach out in the name of Christ.  Our pastoral staff and leadership team have been praying about a second campus for the past few years.  Several opportunities had previously come before us and we did not feel we were ready to move forward with them.  We did not feel the other situations were where God was leading us.

A Story of Grace by Jeremy Vickers

SunflowersGracebookPastor Jeremy Vickers shares congregational insights in his new book.  Jeremy Vickers, 38, has been lead pastor at Grace United Methodist Church in Lee’s Summit for eight years. In his new book, A Story of Grace, he shares a clear and concise vision how all churches should be a “light in the darkness.” From humble beginnings as a new church start, through a time in the wilderness and now a healthy, vital and growing congregation again, Grace continues to be a relevant witness in their community.

Jeremy drew on his many experiences in rural, county seat and suburban churches to develop a missional and contextually relevant congregational witness .Grace has always been a faithful and strong church. All they needed was a clear path to walk, the author recently said.  The book is written to anyone who is new to Grace and has a desire to know more about how the church functions and what they believe.  A unique feature in this book is the Enhanced video additions of the author sharing his personal views before each chapter. It is truly a first for the Christian community, as Enhanced ebooks are not available yet on all Ebook platforms. After seeing this book, many churches are surely to follow in a similar fashion for their guests and visitors by creating and developing their own Enhanced ebooks. It is a new and advanced way of sharing the timeless message and story of Jesus Christ and His followers.

Jeremy Vickers is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. He lives in Lee’s Summit, Missouri with his wife, son and their golden retriever.

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New Sermon Series

 

Heaven, Hell and Everything Else

 There are numerous competing views on Heaven and Hell.  The Judeo Christian view has changed significantly in the past 2000 years.  What to we believe?  What does the Bible teach us?  Join us during the next few months as we open our hearts and minds to the truth about Heaven, Hell and everything else.

 Feb 22- What Jesus Said About Hell

Mar 1 – What The Bible Says About Heaven

Mar 8-  What The Followers of Jesus said…

Mar 15- Changing Views of Hell

Mar 22- Who Goes to Heaven?

Mar 29 Paving the Road to Heaven

April 3- (Good Friday) Suffering For Heaven and Sinners

April 5- (Easter) The Rented Tomb

SONSHINE PRESCHOOL

SonShine Preschool Fall 2015 Enrollment Begins February 17 for current families and students.
Open Enrollment Begins March 2nd

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Daily Statement of Faith

  • It’s Not About Me,
  • It’s About God.
  • It’s Not About Us,
  • It’s About Them.
  • It’s Not About Here,
  • It’s About There.
  • It’s Not About My Needs,
  • It’s About Their Needs,
  • It’s Not about Now,
  • It’s about Eternity.

Vision and Purpose

Grace UMC is a light in the darkness for the non-churched, once-churched and badly churched. We offer culturally relevant worship services to engage the heart, soul and mind. If you feel that God has given up on you, or you have given up on God, just give us 1 hour of your life on Sunday morning. We will help you reconnect and get back on the right path.Grace UMC makes disciples through connecting people to God and neighbor.

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