There's a lot going on at Grace! Every week there are study groups, music rehearsals, meetings, community service projects, worship services, and fun events for our youth. Check the list here for our monthly activities and details in our Newsletter. You can also follow along with the life of the church through our postings and photos on our Facebook page. Check it out!

  • Request for Grace Cafe Volunteers

    Volunteers are needed for  Sunday, 15 October.  To make things simpler, you can skip shopping for snacks and just put out "back up snacks" and creamers from the cupboard beneath the coffee pots.   Please respond to this email at if you can save the day for Grace Cafe this Sunday, October 15. 

    A little snack and a warm drink are a nice way to begin our Sunday mornings at church. We are grateful to everybody who helps at the Grace Cafe. 

    To lighten everybody's load, we are asking for help preparing the Grace Cafe on Sunday mornings.

    Please consider volunteering to make the coffee and provide snacks.

    · All your shopping expenses will be reimbursed.

    · Volunteer one Sunday per month or just once in a while

    · Volunteer with a friend to make the job easier (and more fun).

    · There are MANY open dates. Email or sign up at church (sign--up sheet is on the bulletin board next to the coffee).

    · We will show you how to make the coffee and answer any questions you have.

    Available dates to provide coffee, tea, snacks, and clean up:

    September 17, 24; October 1, 15, 29; November 5, 19, 26; December 3, 17, 24, 31; January 7, 21, 28; February 4, 18, 25

    Any questions? Contact Danielle Schultz at 618-713-7053 or

  • Request for compassionate action

    Gary Hall has been transferred back to Barn's hospital in St. Louis.  Cindy wanted to take a leave of absence from her work. But it didn't happen. So Cindy is looking for some people who are willing to stay with Gary when Cindy has to work in Carbondale. If anyone is willing to help, please contact Cindy Hall at 618-305-3625. 

    Let's keep praying for Gary and Cindy.

    Pastor In-Sook

    Gary Hall has been moved to a rehabilitation  hospital. Cards can be sent to him at this address: 

    Gary Hall

    Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital

    Room 145

    14561 N. Outer Forty

    Chesterfield, MO 63017

  • Kroger Community Rewards

    There has been a change to Kroger Community Rewards. In past years August 1st began the re-enrollment period. Effective immediately all participants will roll over and stay enrolled in their organization instead of having to re-enroll each year. Enrollment for NEW participants will work the same way as the past. They can sign up on or call 1-800-KROGERS, option 3. Please contact Karen Downey (529-9517) if you have any questions.  Remember by enrolling and listing Grace UMC as your organization (# 10374) the church receives 3% of your purchase if you swipe your Kroger Plus card or tag when checking out.

  • Mission Meals dates for remainder of year

    August 13, September 3, October 22, November 19 and December 10

  • Circle of Friends Potluck  

    Tuesday  – October 10  - Noon

    Bring a dish and join the fellowship.

  • UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief)

    UMCOR is currently working with disaster coordinators and early response teams to provide relief to the many people whose lives have been impacted by hurricane/tropical storm Harvey. If you would like to give, please write your check to Grace United Methodist Church and write Hurricane in the memo line. The

    funds will be sent to UMCOR/Disaster Relief United States/Advance # 901670. 100% of your donated funds will go to disaster relief. 

  • Good Samaritan Ministries

    Good Samaritan Ministries is in need of  emergency funding. This local ministry

    provides an emergency shelter, a transitional housing program, a soup kitchen, a food pantry, and an emergency assistance program. If you would like to help, please write your check to Grace United Methodist Church and write “Good Samaritan Ministries” in the memo line. 

  • Invitation to Monday evening Women's group

    Ladies, please join us on Monday evenings at 6:30 in the auditorium at church! We will talk together, do something creative (no special skills necessary), and plan ways to help others.

    If you can't come every Monday, that's ok. We will be happy to see you whenever you can join us!

    Please bring: scissors and all your extra plastic grocery bags .   Our first craft/mission project is to crochet plastic bed rolls for the homeless. (No crochet skill necessary.) 

    Danielle Schultz

  • Calling all children and their familie

    On Sunday, October 1st, we invite all children and their families, as are able, to visit the residents at the nursing/ rehab home in our neighborhood.

    We will meet at the entrance of the children's area as soon as possible (10:00-10:10 A.M.) following the early worship service. We plan to greet the residents and hand out small gifts to them during the Sunday school time period,

    10:10- 11:00 A.M. The children in Sunday school class have been working hard to make handcrafted gifts, so there will be plenty for everyone to give to the residents!

  • Cluster Church Conference  Thursday, October 12, 6:00 p.m.  at Our Church

    There will be action items such as the church council report, 2018 budget, local church official roll for 2018, cultivation report and pastor’s tax exclusion. There

    will also be recommendations for lay servants. All church members are voting members while non-members are still invited to attend. District Superintendent Roger Russell will officiate the

    meeting. Everyone is invited.

  • Family Fellowship

    Bring your family and gather with others potluck style! We are praying that God

    will bless us to eat, pray, play and minister together. Our next gathering will be Sunday October 8th from 4:30 - 6:30 pm in the Children's Ministry Area.

    If you have questions please feel free to reach out to Laura Morthland via e-mail at


  • “Trick or Treat”  Tuesday, October 31, 5-8 p.m.  at

    Grace UMC

    Bring your children and invite your neighbors  to enjoy fun games and food in a safe place. If your would like to donate candy, we need the donations before October 25.