The purpose of Grace Baptist Church is to
exemplify the presence of God as a diverse and authentically Christ-like
family who worship, learn and grow in a genuine faith, care for one another,
and responsibly go about God's loving work in our world."
Our Values Statement essentially defines who we
are, how we respond to our calling and what we value in our congregation
and its members.
Mark Your Calendar:
Monday, May 25
Staff Holiday; Church Office closed
Saturday, May 30
Camp Alkulana Spring Work Day
Sunday, May 31
Trinity Luncheon and Cake Auction (youth fundraiser), 12:15 pm, Fellowship Hall
Sunday, June 7
Teacher Appreciation Breakfast,
9:30 am, Fellowship Hall
Combined Children’s Sunday School,
9:45 am, Fellowship Hall
Worship with us:
9:45 am: Sunday School for all ages
11:00 am: Worship (Communion - first Sunday of each month)
5:30 pm: Christian Spirituality Group (2nd & 4th Sundays)
Grace Baptist Church is pleased to announce an
electronic option for making regular offerings. Contributions can now be
debited automatically from your checking or savings account or processed
using your debit card.
MINISTRIES ASSISTANT AT GRACE BAPTIST
The Ministries Assistant job is a part time (20 hours per week) administrative position.
The job description and GBC application are available
Grace Baptist Church Calls
Reverend Courtney E. Allen as Senior Pastor
|A native of Jackson, Mississippi,
Courtney is a graduate of Vanderbilt University with a degree
in religious studies and sociology. She earned a Master of
Divinity from the Wake Forest University School of Divinity in
Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is currently at First
Baptist Church in Dalton, Georgia. Courtney has served
churches in Mississippi and North Carolina, and as a
rebuilding coordinator in Gulfport, Mississippi, following
Hurricane Katrina. She shares many of her adventures with
Zeke, a 7-year-old Jack Russell terrier. Courtney savors
offering meals and hospitality to others and enjoys
photography (though she hasn’t been in a dark room in ages),
hiking and enjoying God’s creation outdoors. In addition, she
is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry in congregational development
at Bexley Seabury Theological Federation in Chicago.
Reverend Allen will begin service at Grace Baptist Church on
July 1, 2015.
Listen to Reverend Allen's sermon at
Grace Baptist Church, Sunday, May 3, 2015.