Welcome to Grace Lutheran Church
Grace Lutheran Church
We have changed to Grace's Summer Hours for worship. Join us for worship after Pancake Breakfast (which begins serving at 7:30 am) at 8:30 am and 10:00 am. Fellowship follows the 10:00 am worship at 11:15 am. We look forward to seeing you then!
Because everyone is welcome at Grace, there is something for everyone!
Welcome to the online home for Grace Lutheran Church, Arizona's oldest Lutheran Church, in the heart of downtown Phoenix. To learn about the history of Grace Lutheran Church, click here.
Join us for praise, prayer, study of God's Word, Holy Communion, education, pancakes, and fellowship.
Vacation Bible School 2013…Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth!
Monday, June 10-Friday, June 14
Meal 5:15 pm Program 6:00-8:00 pm
Children from preschool through 5th grade are all welcome for a week of singing, learning, arts & crafts, snacks, and fun! To register, call the church office at 602-258-3787 or email our Administrative Assistant Stephanie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth on a Mission!
The youth of Grace will be traveling to Lake Havasu City on June 2 and returning June 8! Please pray for us as we share the love of Christ and the word of God with the children of Mount Olive Lutheran Church and the residents of a local nursing facility. Our youth will share photos, stories, and testimonies from our trip in worship on Sunday, June 9.
Theology Pub, Sunday, June 9, 6-8 pm
All those who consider themselves young adults: you are welcomed and encouraged to attend Theology Pub each second Sunday of the month at 6 pm at Angel’s Trumpet—810 N 2ndStreet, just south of Roosevelt, near the church. Each month, an intriguing topic is raised with readings and questions to guide conversation. Plus, we meet other young adults from around Phoenix and enjoy some good food and drink. Please join us!
Heat Respite Volunteers
June 17-August 30, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
We are in need of volunteers to serve in the areas of safety, food prep and service, greeting guests, cleaning, special projects and helping with movies and entertainment. Items we need are pre-packaged snacks, meal sponsors (pay for or provide a meal for 150 guests (get a group or your company to help), water, DVD movies-clearly label them and we will return them after use, and any special skills, classes, or projects that can be shared with our guests.
Pulpit Exchange with Spirit of Hope Lutheran Church, Mesa
Sunday, June 23
Our next pulpit exchange will be with Spirit of Hope Lutheran Church in Mesa on Sunday, June 23 when we will welcome Pastor Glen Stadler (Pastor Sarah’s dad) as our preacher. Pastor Sarah will be going to Spirit of Hope for their Saturday evening and Sunday morning services that weekend. If you would like to accompany her to worship in East Mesa and nurture our connections with the people of God at Spirit of Hope, please talk with her.
Campfirmation - June 30-July 5
The confirmation youth and confirmation-age youth of the congregation will be attending Campfirmation on June 30-July 5. Seth Morey will be attending as a counselor, and Pastor Sarah and Jamie Ramirez will be attending as staff. Campfirmation is a week-long camp experience at a camp in Prescott for the youth of ELCA congregations, mostly from the valley, who come together for worship, Bible study, kayaking, rock climbing, team building, learning, and growing in faith. If you would like to “send” mail to one of our campers, please turn it into the church office.
Monthly Activites at Grace:
7:30 am Come and join us for a Community Pancake Breakfast in Hope Hall.
8:30 am Stay and enjoy a Contemporary Worship with our Praise Band in Hope Hall.
10:00 am is our Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary.
6:00 pm Young Adults, join in the Theology Pub @ Angel's Trumpet (810 N. 2nd St.).
6:45 pm is Ministry Night. All are welcome to come and participate in the ministries of Grace!
6:00 pm is the Congregational Council Meeting.
Grace into the City Blog
Engage with the weekly sermons as the Grace community online at the Grace into the City blog on WordPress.
Five Biblical Guiding Principles of Grace Lutheran Church
1. Jesus is Lord!
2. Pray, seek, and follow God's will.
3. Share the good news (gospel) of Christ.
4. Embrace God's challenge to love and serve others.
5. All are welcome.
Vision Statement of Grace Lutheran Church
Living God's grace and sharing the faith
Mission Statement of Grace Lutheran Church
By God's grace, we are in the city for good!
For more information about weddings at Grace Lutheran Church see our wedding brochure.
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