Posts with the tag “grace-ann-arbor”

Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | For You are With Me
June 11th, 2024
“I will fear no evil, for you are with me.” David knew the feeling of loneliness. He knew it in his family. He was one of eight sons of Jesse. And when Samuel the prophet asked to see Jesse's boys, Da...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | I Will Fear No Evil
June 7th, 2024
Psalm 23 - “I Will Fear No Evil…”“I will fear no evil, for you are with me” (Psalm 23:4).  It is an astonishing thing to be walking through a valley of deep darkness and to not fear it for the simple ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | The Valley of the Shadow of Death"
June 4th, 2024
Psalm 23 - “The Valley of the Shadow of Death…”“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me…” (Psalm 23:4). Up to this point the sheep in Psa...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | He Leads Me in Paths of Righteousness
May 28th, 2024
Psalm 23 - “He Leads Me in Paths of Righteousness”Many people today confuse the nature of true freedom. We think freedom is found in forging our own path through life and by being “true to ourselves” ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | He Restores My Soul
May 23rd, 2024
Psalm 23 - “He Restores My Soul”“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul…” (Ps. 23:1-3).Every Memorial D...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | Green Pastures & Still Waters
May 21st, 2024
Psalm 23 - “Green Pastures & Still Waters”It afflicts 70 million Americans. It is responsible for 1 million motor vehicle crashes, and 8,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Teenagers suffer from it. Seni...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | I Shall Not Want
May 15th, 2024
Psalm 23: “...I shall not want.” (What He Provides)“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” If David’s personal experience and testimony of God’s care is like that of a good shepherd, he then expr...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | The LORD is my shepherd...
May 14th, 2024
Psalm 23: “The LORD is my shepherd…” (Who He Is)One of the most astonishing aspects of this verse is often quickly passed over because we move so fast to the primary image of the sheep and the shepher...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | Structure & Message
May 9th, 2024
As we take a step back and examine the structure of Psalm 23, we see three notable pictures or vignettes of our relationship with God:The sheep & the shepherd (vv. 1-3) - 1 The Lord is my shepherd; I ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Words of Grace | Psalm 23 | Introduction
May 6th, 2024
Psalm 23 is by far the best-known and most frequently recited Psalm in the entire Bible. But why has this particular Psalm meant so much to so many people? Why is it recited during some of the most pa...  Read More
by Grace Church
Why Are Christians So Hateful? (Especially Towards the LGBTQ Community)
May 3rd, 2024
Why Are Some Christians So Hateful (Especially Towards LGBTQ Community)?Sadly, Often the first encounter many people outside the church have with Christians is one of hate, judgment, and fear.  Christ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Why Does God Allow Evil and Suffering in the World?
April 26th, 2024
Why Does God Allow Evil and Suffering in the World? The problem of evil and suffering is a question that people have wrestled with in every generation. But compounding the theological problem is the r...  Read More
by Grace Church
How Do I Deal With Church Hurt Without Losing My Faith?
April 19th, 2024
How Do I Deal with Church Hurt (Without Losing My Faith)?1 Cor. 1:10-13 (also 1 Cor. 3-6)In the New Testament, we see the beginnings of the early church. Paul, an apostle tasked with sharing the good ...  Read More
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Is Jesus Really the Only Way to God?
April 12th, 2024
1. Is Jesus Really The Only Way to God?Romans 6:23; John 3:16Although this is presented as an intellectual question, it is primarily being asked at an emotional level - we wonder about friends and fam...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 12
March 26th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 12If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 11
March 19th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 11If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 10
March 12th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 10If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 10
March 12th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 10If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 9
March 5th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 9If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional ...  Read More
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Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 8
February 27th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 8If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional ...  Read More
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Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 7
February 20th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 7If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 6
February 13th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 6If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 4
January 30th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 4If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 3
January 23rd, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 3If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 2
January 16th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 2If this is your first week on the plan, jump right in with our reading and reflection question. (Later on you can go back to the previous weeks for additional ...  Read More
by Grace Church
Life To The Full | Bible Reading Week 1
January 5th, 2024
Life To The Full  |  Bible Reading Week 1Our Bible reading plan is going through the gospel of John. Each week you’ll read 2 chapters of the gospel of John.  We encourage you to spend time with the re...  Read More
by Grace Church
Giving Tuesday is November 28th
November 17th, 2023
This year we’ve received a $20,000 matching grant to double any gifts made on Giving Tuesday. We’ll direct all Giving Tuesday gifts along with the matching amount towards Hesed Community Church in Det...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Ministry Highlight: Community Groups
October 27th, 2023
Our newest location, Grace North, launched this past September and it has been encouraging to see Grace North embrace living out our values of worship, community, and mission on Sunday mornings. Plans...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Missional Giving Sunday is September 24th
September 15th, 2023
Missional Giving SundayIn September 2019, Grace Church began a partnership with Compassion International at GU-875 Elim Student Center in San Antonio, Suchitepequez Guatemala. Children and families in...  Read More
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Netherlands Mission Team is Back
August 25th, 2023
Welcome Back Netherlands Mission Team! Thank you Grace Church for your prayer and support for our Netherlands Team! We saw God at work as we partnered with pastor Christiaan and Cecelia VanDijk and th...  Read More
by Grace Church
GSM Goes to Knoxville, TN!
July 14th, 2023
This Sunday, July 16th, thirteen students and four leaders will set out for Knoxville, Tennessee to serve with NextStep Ministries. We can’t wait to see them grow in their faith, work hard on the work...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Missional Giving Sunday June 25th
June 9th, 2023
Our next Missional Giving Sunday is this month! Every quarter, we choose an organization, cause or ministry partner working locally or around the world and raise up funds to go toward the work that th...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Netherlands Mission Trip
May 26th, 2023
Netherlands Mission Trip UpdateGrace Church will be sending a team over to Apeldoorn, Netherlands to support the mission and outreach of Philadelphia Church, a church plant led by Pastor Christiaan Va...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Dangerous Lies About Mental Health
May 19th, 2023
Dangerous Lies About Mental HealthMay is Mental Health Awareness Month, so we want to put a spotlight on an issue that is very prevalent in the world, that has been for a while, but has also seen an u...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Resources to Help You Grow
April 28th, 2023
Every Sunday we end our services with the encouragement to Go and Be The Church! To live out our values of mission, community, and worship outside the four walls of our church buildings and engage wit...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Learning to Hear God
April 21st, 2023
Hearing God in Scripture“Beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the scriptures concerning himself.” - Luke 24:27“Christians read the Bible not as a docume...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Easter at Grace Church!
April 7th, 2023
IMAGINE IF EASTER NEVER HAPPENED...... if Jesus never rose from the dead,never appeared to His disciples,never gave the Great Commission ...That's the journey we are taking together this Easter Sunday...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Missional Giving Sunday March 26th
March 17th, 2023
Missional Giving Sunday is March 26th! "For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in…whatever you did for...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
Grace Church Board
March 3rd, 2023
The Grace Church Board is responsible for the overall governance of the network of Grace Churches. During their quarterly gatherings, they take a high level look at both the qualitative and quantitati...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett
The Deeply Formed Life: Mindful practices in a Mundane World
February 10th, 2023
 Mindful Practices in a Mundane WorldOrdinary practices are opportunities to glorify God. Deeply formed life is not compartmentalized.How do we live a deeply formed spiritual life in the mundane world...  Read More
by Rebecca Bartlett