ministries

  • Children's Ministry

    Sunday School  |  Vacation Bible School  |  Children’s Moment

    Weekly Sunday School

    Classes meet for children grades Pre-K through 5th grade in the Youth Ministries wing at Grace between Sunday services from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Grace participates in the Safe Sanctuaries program.


    Grace Camp

    GUMC's annual summer camp takes children around the world to learn about God's wondrous creation! Children (and adults!) learn, praise, and create all week following a theme set to daily devotions and fun activities. Check the Events page in late Spring for more information.


    Children's Moment

    Every week during worship services, children are invited to hear a special message given by Pastor Rhee, Laura Morthland and other leaders to help our children follow the weekly readings and apply God's love to their lives and the lives of others.


  • Youth Ministry

    If you are in grades 8-12 please come and join us Sunday Mornings at 9:30 a.m.  Participants do not need to attend Grace, or for that matter, any church to join us. For upcoming activities check the Events page and Grace Notes Newsletter. Questions about Youth Ministry at Grace?  Send us an e-mail at carbondalegraceinfo.gmail. 

  • Methodist Women

    Meets 1st Monday of month    Meets at 1:30 p.m.    All women are welcome

    The United Methodist Women focus on mission work, be it local, state, national, or international. They respond to ongoing and emergency needs. The UMW meets on the first Monday afternoon of each month at the church at 1:30.  All women are welcome to participate in ongoing  mission and  fund-raising  projects.  They have a church-wide yard sale in August every year. They also have a Christmas items yard sale/bake sale on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.  Other events sponsored by the UMW include recognizing United Methodist Women's Sunday, a Mother-Daughter Banquet in the spring, and making Advent bags for the shut-ins of Grace UMC.  Check the Events page and Grace Notes Newsletter for upcoming activities!

  • Methodist Men

    Meet the 3rd Monday of each month    Meet at 6:00 p.m.    Meal served      All men are welcome

    The United Methodist Men is an organization that gives the men of Grace United Methodist Church a chance to meet and fellowship each month.  Regular meetings are on the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m with a meal and program provided. We invite all men to join us as we grow as Christians through fellowship, sharing, and many special programs. The UMM President is Gregory Kupiec.  Call the church for information 618-457-8785 or check the Events page and Grace Notes Newsletter for upcoming activities!

  • Music

    Music is a large part of ministry and worship at Carbondale Grace.  There are several ways to participate including Sunday morning worship choir, bell choir, special music, combined ensembles and featured soloists.  We are blessed with the talented Alice Berry as our Choir Director and musical organizer.  Call the church for information 618-457-8785 or check the Events page and Grace Notes Newsletter for upcoming activities.