Grace West Orientation Letter

September 13, 1999 Last Sunday night we held our first organizational meeting for Grace West, Grace Church’s westside campus. Fifty-four adults expressed interest in being a part of the core group of this new church plant. Of those present, many will emerge in the weeks and months ahead as the key leaders for Grace West. If you are receiving this …

E-mail Newsletter (4/23/1999)

GRACE CHURCH’S E-MAIL NEWSLETTER Friday, April 23, 1999 ———————————————————— Please note: You are receiving this newsletter as a service from Grace Church. If you wish to unsubscribe at any time, just send a message to with the word UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject line to newsletter@gracehome.com ———————————————————— THIS WEEK’S QUOTE  “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him.” –Colossians 2:6 …

E-mail Newsletter (4/16/1999)

GRACE CHURCH’S E-MAIL NEWSLETTER Friday, April 16, 1999 ———————————————————— Please note: You are receiving this newsletter as a service from grace Church. If you wish to unsubscribe at any time, just send a message to with the word UNSUBSCRIBE in the subject line to newsletter@gracehome.com ———————————————————— THIS WEEK’S QUOTE “Great people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.” …

Values or Principles that Guide My Life

I exist to bring glory and honor to the Lord God. All that I am, and all that I ever hope to become, is dependent upon the influence and work of His Spirit in my life. Balance is the key to a happy, content life. In all areas, strive for balance. Life automatically drifts towards complexity and worldliness; learning to …

A Statement of My Personal Faith

I affirm my confidence in God’s inerrant Word. I treasure its truths and I respect its reproofs. I acknowledge the Creator-God as my heavenly Father, infinitely perfect, and intimately acquainted with all my ways. I claim Jesus Christ as my Lord–very God who came in human flesh–the object of my worship and the subject of my praise. I recognize the …

Baby Dedication Letter (1998)

Dear Parents, Children are indeed a gift from God, and I am so excited about your decision to honor God by dedicating your child May 3rd. We have designed the service with a couple of goals in mind. Primarily, we seek to honor our heavenly Father, the giver of life. If you struggled in the birthing process you know first …

Policies Regarding the Benevolence Fund of the Church (1998)

Grace Church Policies Regarding the Benevolence Fund Benevolence Fund Administrator. The Elder body designates the Church Business Administrator as administrator of all benevolence funds. Requests for disbursements from the fund must be submitted (in writing) to him for his prior approval. Any cash disbursements greater than $75 must be approved by the Elders or their designee. Anonymous Recommendations to the …

Pastor in Training Program

Grace Church Pastor in Training Program PURPOSE It is the purpose of the Pastor in Training Program (PTP) to give men called into ministry intensive on-the-job training in preparation for the ministry of church planting. This program is not a substitute for traditional bible college or seminary training for young men. It is specifically designed for men who have demonstrated …