Looking Ahead

Blood Drive – October 24
Blessing of the Pets – October 26 – 2:00 p.m.
Nursery November (moving) – November 9 – 9:00 a.m.
Country Christmas Bazaar – November 23

Check the entire church calendar for all events throughout the week!Click here


Blood Drive

Thursday, October 24

1:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

Sign-Up Today 

Volunteer to Help during the drive, Donate food for Red Cross staff and volunteers, and/or give blood, the gift of renewed life.  Contact Candy Daily for details.  We thank Kohls for their continuing community involvement in providing volunteer support for our drive.  Through Kohls,  Grace receives $500 – $1000 each drive they participate. In.


Looking for greeters to welcome worshipers as they arrive for each service.  Just a simple “Welcome to Grace” can make a world of difference to a first time visitor as well as regular attendees.  Sign up is on the bulletin board with JoAnna Carroll as the contact.


Join Us for Coffee Hour each Sunday between services, 9:30 – 11am.  We always can use an individual, couple or group to make coffee and provide coffee hour snacks.  See JoAnna Carroll for details or sign up on the bulletin board. 


Quilters and Sewers

Come help make baby blankets for Compassion Pregnancy Center. 
We will be working Wednesday, October 16th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Bring a pair of scissors, if possible. See Cyndi DuCasse or Cathy Parsons for more information.


40th Anniversary Picnic –
September 14, 2019

Pictured, left to right:
Back row: Rev. Dr. J-P Duncan,
Rev. Dr. Jill Hardt-Zundel, Rev. David Amstutz, Rev. Brian Steele
Front Row: Jean Andrus and Rev. Dick Andrus

Ministers who have served Grace UMC in ministry:
Rev. Richard Andrus — 1979-1987
Rev. David Amstutz — 1987-1990
Rev. James Greer — 1990-1995
Rev. Donald Emmert — 1995-2000
Rev. Tonya Arnesen — 2000-2006
Rev. Dr. Jill Hardt Zundel — 2006-2014
Rev. Dr. Jean-Pierre Duncan – 2014-2018
Rev. Brian Steele — 2018 –


Pastor and bestselling author Adam Hamilton shows in Unafraid, we can escape the echo chamber of anxiety and dread.  For anyone struggling with fear, worry, or anxiety, or who wonders how families and communities can live as peacemakers in troubled times.  Unafraid offers an informed and inspiring message full of practical solutions.  This class will be offered during Sunday Adult Education beginning Sept 22 and is led by Jim Westlake and Jane Patterson.


The Methodist Children’s Home Society 2019 Hearts & Heroes Gala will be held on November 2 at the Roostertail in Detroit! Each fall, they host a formal and fun night benefiting the children and families served by MCHS! Guests join together at a beautiful venue near Detroit and enjoy live music, a delicious meal, fabulous silent auctions, raffles, and a profound and purposeful program dedicated to creating safer communities and brighter futures for Michigan’s children. If you are interested in joining us at this year’s event as a guest or sponsor or have any additional questions, please contact:

Kathryn Woodstock, Chief Development Officer, at  or 313-531-9969.


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