HEALTH MEASURES & UPDATES
This page is the best way to stay informed about the changes to our scheduling, updates, and the latest steps we are taking stay ministering to one another
Our Pastor, Shepherd Leaders, Staff, and Ministry Leaders are all in regular prayer and meetings to seek the Lord's leading on the next steps and phases for our church. Our leaders' goal is to always make decisions that greatly glorify Jesus Christ and best shepherd the sheep Christ has put in their care with wisdom, passion, and sacrificial love. All of our decisions are being made with great amounts of prayer, discussion, and careful analysis as we seek to find the best ways to proactively and safely minister to everyone in the Body.
While these are unique and trying times they can also be an opportunity to be more intentionally loving, devoted, and caring. As we slow down and draw near to our families, let us draw near to the Lord, search our hearts, and spend quality time with our amazing God, our families, and reach out in healthy ways to check on our neighbors and share Christ's good news.
At this time, be reminded that the Lord is our strength and shield and that the amazing God who made the universe and knows you by name is still in control of all things. We should proceed with caution in wisdom and not be overcome by anxiety or fear. Let us all the more turn to our Savior Jesus Christ in prayer, rely even more on His Scripture, and trust in His loving mercy and care.
HOW WE ARE GATHERING
We thank you for your understanding and cooperation in following these current guidelines
With the goal of keeping us together in person as much as possible, we are taking a multi-faceted strategy in an effort to mitigate the communal spread of COVID-19. Our great desire in all things is to glorify Jesus and stay ministering to one another.
Including during congregational singing
Please also mask up when visiting during the week
If you are new, please let us know your name and best contact info so that we can notify you as needed with any emergency health updates.
Our seating has been reduced and arranged for distancing in the Sanctuary and Café
Our seating reduction helps us accommodate more people safely over two services
Bathrooms, doors, and sanctuary surfaces are cleaned throughout the services. Our facilities have been upgraded to touchless towel, soap, and hand sanitizer dispensers.
We always stream our 1030am service so that we can stay worshiping together. If you are feeling ill, not ready to come back, or just need to stay home today please worship with us online.
You can also worship with us on TV.
Click the pic below for dates and times.
STAYING CONNECTED, STAYING GROWING
As always, we want to do all we can to help families stay growing in Jesus. To help you parents and grandparents continue discipling your children, we will always continue to make our great Sunday materials available to you with easy to use videos, leader guides, and handouts. Find everything you need by using the button below.
This page will be updated each week with new material.
We do not currently have a children's ministry on Sundays but encourage you to worship with your children in the Sanctuary or stay worshiping at home. At church, our Nursery is open for you to use and features our worship via stream.
We also warmly invite you to join our Family Community Group to stay supported as parents.
Groups are still meeting
Most groups are continuing to meet with some meeting online and by phone, others in person, and some doing a mix of both.
Please contact your group leaders for further information.
If you are not yet in a group, we really recommend joining a Community Group today. It is one of the best ways to make sure you receive care, support, and stay in fellowship and study of God's word.
church staff + office hours
Grace River Staff is working both on-site and remotely during our normal business hours, Monday to Thursday from 10am-6pm.
If you would like to schedule a phone, Zoom, or in-person meeting with the Pastor or have any needs or questions please contact us at