Community Impact

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GRACE partners with Jonesboro State Bank through their Pledge10 grant program to refurbish portions of McDonald Memorial Park. The basketball and tennis courts underwent sufficient repairs and renovation and new trash can receptacles were installed. Reach Youth teens played a major part in this project. They worked extremely hard and we are very proud of them. “We’re always proud to have community partners who see a need and are willing to do what it takes to help Jonesboro move forward,” …

“Glory” a Call to Worship – December 16th

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Join us for “Glory: a Call to Worship at Christmas” with Wes Pickering on December 16th, 5:00pm.  We will celebrate the birth of Christ beginning with food and fellowship and then end with worship in songs and hymns.  It’s more than just another concert, it’s a time to stop and reflect and worship together, singing with one voice praises to Jesus, the Humble King!

Grace Thanksgiving 2016

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350 Delicious Meals Served  &  150 Bibles Given Away (special thanks to Jonesboro State Bank, Sabine State Bank, Budget Inn, Weston Baptist Church, & Tyme to Shyne Detail Shop & the 55 volunteers)

Louisiana Flood Relief

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Grace Community Church will be sending support to the areas around Baton Rouge, Louisiana affected by the historic flooding. For those that want to make a monetary gift to the flood victims in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas, click the button below to make a one-time donation and select “Louisiana Flood Relief” from the giving options.

“A Heart That Hears” – guest speaker Wes Pickering

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If you’ve spent very much time in or around the the Church, you’ve most likely heard one of the most famous Sunday School stories of all time: King Solomon’s dream in which God visits him and offers him whatever his heart desires. That night, there in Gibeon, God appeared to Solomon in a dream: God said “What can I give you? Ask.”  – 1 Kings 3:5  The Message This is perhaps the ultimate jackpot experience in all of human history.  …

Activating Our Authority

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Activation Authority = the power to determine, adjudicate, or otherwise settle issues or disputes; jurisdiction; the right to control, command, or determine. Activate – definition = make (something) active or operative A new credit/debit card must be activated before use A new phone must be activated To open/use someone’s phone or computer you must get their password New software must be activated The Louisiana driving manual states, “Headlights must be activated when visibility is limited.” Authority must be activated Luke …

Reaching Your Goals

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The Old Has Gone, The New Has Come There are just a few days left in 2015 at this point We may see the return of our Savior in 2016 How was your 2015, where can we go from here? 2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! Life with Jesus gave/gives us a new start. All our sin washed away and forgotten. We have an …

Genesis – The Plan of God -Lesson 16

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God of Wonders (Pt2) – Lesson 16 The next two weeks we will view a documentary about Creation “God of Wonders” that will highlight many of the points that we have been studying . Documentary –  video  God of Wonders – starting at (43:37) – click  on link to view Video Notes: Romans 1:20 For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so …

The Power of Words

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Bold Words, Creative Words Video: The Gospel & Ronald Reagan (4:47min) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYFk9A62Q0c This video is not about politics It’s not about being politically correct It is about, not being afraid to speak the Gospel of Jesus as a leader How many of you were born after 1989? You don’t really know this man. (40th Pres – 1981-1989 & Gov of California) President Ronald Reagan – the Gospel Ronald Reagan was not perfect, like all of us he had many flaws. …

Genesis – The Plan of God – Lesson 15

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God of Wonders (Pt1) The next two weeks we will view a documentary about Creation “God of Wonders” that will highlight many of the points that we have been studying . Documentary –  video  God of Wonders – end at (43:37) – click  on link to view Video Notes: Creation, Conscience, & the Glory of God Romans 1:20 For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—His eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what …