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Grace Happenings | July 26, 2023

Pastor’s Pen

I am going to be baptized this Saturday evening. Yes, I have been baptized before. I was baptized as a believer when I was 19. Baptism is a wonderful symbol of an inward work and baptism does not save us. It didn’t save me then and will not now. I was saved when I put my trust in Jesus, His death on the cross, I repented of sin and put my full trust in Jesus as Savior and Lord.

A little background on my decision:

When I began working on the Majesty Mindset series, I sensed there would be those who would want to be baptized for the first time, with the understanding that they were fully identifying with Jesus’ death and His resurrection, understanding that the old man is dead. They are learning to be accustomed to this new life with Jesus. 

Second, I sensed that some would want to enter the waters of baptism after having already been baptized, whether as a child or years ago because the act of baptism didn’t represent to them what it means now. As I have preached in this series and mentioned the true meaning of baptism I sensed Holy Spirit say, “That includes you, your baptism didn’t mean what it should have because of the lack of depth of your walk with me at that time.”

At first, when the thought came I was worried about what people would think, “What, our pastor is being baptized?” But regardless of what anyone thinks or even if I am the only one, I will do this in obedience.  I never want there to be a gap between what I preach and what I live. So, I will ask two of the elders of Grace to baptize me and I plan on living the rest of my life as a dead man.

Can’t wait to see you this weekend. Excited that David and Marietta Wright will be joining us.

July 29 & 30– Bring a towel to church– you never know when you’ll need it.  

Our next meeting is on August 21.

We would love to see you there.

Thank you, Dayna Gripp of WyldFlowers, for the beautiful flower arrangements every week.

Tent of Meeting

We will hold services on

Saturday, August 12-13

 Sunday, August 19-20

 in the Big Tent on the new Grace property.

Teams Needed

Saturday, August 5– Layout, property clean up, and mowing

Sunday, August 6– We need 50 strong people to set the tent up at 2:00 pm

Saturday, August 12– Hauling chairs & setting up.

Please email us at or indicate on a Connection Card.

Join us this weekend for Part 6 of Majestic Mindset-Walking in My Transformed DNA

Saturday night 5:30,

Sunday morning 9:30

or online at You don’t want to miss it!

You don’t want to miss this year’s Equip Conference! Scott Woodard from Raleigh, NC will be our keynote speaker.  There will be seminars offered by Pastor Alex Williams, Pastor Dave & Beth Limmer, Marietta Wright, and our local team. Be watching for registration opportunities.

Grace Fellowship is headed to the DR May 5-10, 2024

15 people from Grace will be building a house in the Dominican. The house will be paid for by Grace, each participant will pay their own airfare and transportation and meals while in the Dominican. Pray about it, are you one of the 15.

Grace Fellowship

would like to introduce the School of Ministry

Interest Inventory

Attention all passionate individuals seeking to enhance your ministry skills! We are thrilled to explore the possibility of starting a School of Ministry this fall. Our aim is to equip and train those who have a strong desire to go deeper in their ministry journey. If you’re hungry for knowledge, yearning to grow, and eager to make a greater impact, this opportunity is for you! Here’s what you need to know:  

Format: The first class will be offered during Family Night, with the possibility of additional classes being available online or in a retreat setting.

Level of Education: The courses will be at Bible College level, combining academic excellence and anointing.

Duration: The SOM is not for everyone! The Ministry Certificate program will take 2 to 3 years to complete, providing thorough preparation for ministry in the Body of Christ.

Preparation: The classes will require out-of-classroom preparation and reading.

Core Course Offerings: Some of the core courses include Introduction to Ministry, Sound Doctrine, Old and New Testament Survey, Prayer Counseling, Foundations of Effective Ministry, Prophecy, Missions, and more.

Admission: Each student would prayerfully complete an admissions application.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to deepen your ministry skill set and equip yourself for impactful service. Join us on this transformative journey!

To indicate your interest email

Please note: Grace School of Ministry (GSM) is designed to provide thorough preparation for ministry in the Body of Christ. While the Ministry Certificate program typically takes 2 to 3 years to complete, we understand that everyone’s journey is unique. As we continue to develop the program, we are actively exploring other options such as on-demand topics. Stay tuned for updates and further details as we strive to make the program as accessible and beneficial as possible.”

Classes will start on September 20, 2023.

We are Better Together

There are small groups available for everyone

Children’s Ministry

  1. Saturday Evenings 5:30– Children’s Church (K-5th grade)

  2. Saturday Evenings 5:30- Nursery  (Infants to five yrs.)

  3. Sunday Mornings 9:30 –Children’s Church (K-5th grade)

  4. Sunday Mornings 9:30 –Nursery (Infants to five yrs.)

Flashpoint Youth Ministry

Flashpoint Youth activities will be announced throughout the summer. If you would like to get text message notifications text “Flashpoint” to 307-370- 7203


  1. Women of Grace Bible Study meeting every 3rd Monday @ 6:30- Find Your People by Jennie Allen

  2. Wednesday Mornings 9:00 – Coffee With Grace streaming live on Facebook and YouTube

  3. Wednesday Night Prayer Group 6:30 @ 535 S Pinnacle 

  4. Thursdays at Noon-Missions Prayer

  5. Thursday Evenings 5:30-7:00 Ladies Bible Study

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