Daily Advent Reading
This post was written by Dr. John Piper and was originally published in Good News of Great Joy. Access previous readings here. December 11 — WHY JESUS CAME Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery. Hebrews 2:14–15 Hebrews 2:14–15 is worth more than two minutes in an Advent devotional. These verses connect the beginning and the end ofREAD MORE...
2013 Christmas Offering
This Christmas season Grace is partnering with our local schools to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged students and families in our community. One hundred percent of the money received in the 2013 Christmas Offering will not only meet the practical needs of students in the schools where our campuses are located, but will also count dollar for dollar as an in-kind gift toward the rental fees of our campuses in Orange county. The money will also help start two Love Pantries at local schools to provide food and hygiene items for families in need. The goal for thisREAD MORE...
All-Campus Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24
Celebrate Christmas Eve at Grace, Tuesday, December 24 at the Orlando campus location (map). We’ll join as one church for candlelight worship, carols, hot cocoa and cookies. Services at 4p, 5:30p, 7p. Choose the time that works best for your family.
Holiday Service Times
Mark your calendars and join us for our special holiday worship services. Don’t miss these opportunities to celebrate and give thanks with your Grace family. All-Campus Christmas Eve — Tuesday, December 24, Orlando campus. A special candlelight service for all Grace campuses with cookies, hot cocoa and Christmas carols. Choose the service time that works best for your family: 4p, 5:30p, 7p. New Year Prayer and Communion — Start 2014 off right with this special worship service at your campus. Sunday, December 29. One 10:45a service ONLY at the Orlando campus. Regular service times at Conway and Oviedo.
Celebrate Advent with Grace
“Advent” simply means “coming.” It’s a four week celebration where we wait in hopeful expectation for Christ. It’s a reenactment, of sorts, of all the years God’s people spent in darkness, waiting for the bright light of salvation that shines on Christmas. At Grace, we want you to experience the power of Advent to its fullest. We want to help you cut through the distractions of this season and focus on Christ. We’ll do this in two main ways: Each week of Advent, beginning Sunday, December 1, we will set aside a special part of our service to remember andREAD MORE...
Thanksgiving Service December 1, one 10:45a service ONLY at Orlando; Conway and Oviedo regular times
Join us at your campus December 1 for a special time to give thanks and show your gratitude to God. One 10:45a service ONLY at the Orlando campus. Regular service times at Conway and Oviedo.
Meet Grace’s newest campus pastor, Brian Allen
Recently we sat down with Grace’s newest campus pastor, Brian Allen, to find out about his life, family and heart for church planting. Brian and his wife Elizabeth, along with their two young children Blakely and Fisher, will be moving in December to plant Grace’s fifth campus in Winter Garden in the fall of 2014. Pray for this family as they follow God to plant Grace Winter Garden. Where did you grow up: I grew up in Douglas, Georgia. It’s a small town in the southeast section of the state. (It’s also the same city where Pastor Chris Sheffield grewREAD MORE...
Worship Set Lists: Sunday, November 3, 2013
Orlando Campus Come Thou Fount | Robert Robinson (1758), arr. by Page CXVI This is Amazing Grace | Bethel Church Look and See | Village Church Conway Campus Furious | Jeremy Riddle Your Love Never Fails | Jesus Culture Forever Reign | Hillsong Church Your Name | Grace Worship (no recording yet available) Oviedo Campus Come Thou Fount | Kings Kaleidoscope Before the Throne | Kings Kaleidoscope All Creatures | David Crowder How Great Thou Art | Digital Age Edgewood Campus Oh Our Lord | All Sons and Daughters This is Amazing Grace | Bethel Church Stronger | Hillsong Church
Fall Baptism 2013 video recap
On October 20, people from all four Grace campuses stepped into the waters of baptism and declared their faith in Christ. Here’s a look back at the day and some of the lives God has changed at our church.