Voice of Grace

Ministry Overview: Worship

 Hello there, dear family of God!  Our Communications Director (and my dear friend) Whitney recently informed me that GRC has received in 90+ new members (adult and children’s communicant) over the last year and half. Praise God! I’ll use the space below to give you a sort of “overview” of the GRC Worship Ministry, one that is hopefully edifying for …

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A Changed Heart

I am one of two, soon to be three, deaconesses at GRC. My primary role on the Diaconate has been to work with Mercy Fund applicants who are seeking financial assistance mostly with rent and utilities. This is work that impacts the lives of many people we serve, but as with any work we do, it impacts and changes us …

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Milestones of Grace

Hello GRC! Who doesn’t love a great celebration?  For little ones, a birthday brings tons of delight:  in the attention, the presents, the gathering of friends and family singing to you, before you alone get to blow out the candles!   For the older among us, who may not relish another year passing or another patch of hair turning gray, the milestones still come.  Maybe an …

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Real Faith

Have you ever wished that you live during Biblical times so that you can experience hearing from God or witnessing miracles firsthand? What price would you be willing to pay to have walked through the Red Sea on dry ground? To have tasted Manna? Or to have witnessed fire fall from the sky upon Elijah’s altar on Mount Carmel? What …

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Day 40: Burial

John 19:38-42Later, Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate for the body of Jesus. Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly because he feared the Jewish leaders. With Pilate’s permission, he came and took the body away. He was accompanied by Nicodemus, the man who earlier had visited Jesus at night. Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and aloes, about …

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Day 39: The Boast of the Cross

Galatians 6:14May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.Philippians 3:7-8But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus …

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Day 38: The Triumph of the Cross

Colossians 2:13-15When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having canceled the charge of our legal indebtedness, which stood against us and condemned us; he has taken it away, nailing it to the cross. And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he …

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Holy Week 2024

The last 7 weeks we have been reflecting on the suffering Savior through our Lenten Devotional. Why do we take this time? Why is it important that we daily remind ourselves of Jesus and his mission here on earth? Because our hearts and minds, mine included, tend to wander and become fixated on the things of this world. This perfect …

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Day 37: The Power of the Cross

I Corinthians 1:18For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.Romans 1:16For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile.I Corinthians 1:22-24Jews …

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Day 36: The Peace of the Cross

Colossians 1:19-20For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. Ephesians 2:14-16For he himself is our peace, who has made the two groups one and has destroyed the barrier, the …

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