Worship & Arts

Our Gospel & Arts Perspective

All of creation reveals God’s love for humanity and beauty. He is the source of all that is good, beautiful and true. His Spirit and purpose permeate creation, which flows out of God’s perfect community, and continues to redeem our broken world, making all things one and new. Made in the image of God, all human beings possess the ability to create and /or experience art, although our fallen nature allows us to do so imperfectly.  At the core, we're all connected through the same basic desires, needs, and hopes. Through creativity, we search to find meaning, constantly wrestling with dualities (earthly passions and heavenly longings), seeking fulfillment and purpose. In the gospel, God initiates and we respond to His goodness and beauty with new eyes; finding true identity and peace in the person and work of Jesus Christ.

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Celebrate Easter with Grace Mills River

We look forward to celebrating Easter with you!

Good Friday Service: Friday, April 7 at 6:30pm
Our Good Friday service is a time of reflection as we mourn Christ's death and in anticipation of his Resurrection. Communion will be served. (No Childcare)

Easter Sunday, April 9
9:30am: Kids Easter Egg-Stravaganza!
Grab your baskets and get ready for our third annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza! The preschool egg hunt will be held on the GMR playground and the elementary egg hunt will be held at the GMR pavilion. The egg-excitement will begin promptly at 9:30am! (Please bring your own basket)

9:45am: Special music in the gallery and free breakfast for all!

10:30am:Worship Service
No childcare or CM classes on Easter Sunday. We are encouraging everyone to worship as a family for this important holiday. We will have kid-friendly packets available for the kiddos! 

Bring Flowers for the Cross!
We will continue our tradition of adorning the cross with flowers! Please bring your fresh cut flowers to place on the cross as you enter the auditorium at the beginning of the worship service.

Worship & Arts News:

Join us for Worship! Sundays at 10:30am!
Worship together through song, prayer & hearing God’s word Sundays at 10:30am.  If you are not able to join in-person, we invite you to participate through our online worship service

Artist Meet & Greets - Molly Angel -

  • Description: Join us for meet & greets with the artists featured in the gallery. This is a time to meet the artist(s), ask questions, learn more about their work and celebrate their creativity. Everyone is invited!
  • When: Our next meet & greet will be held on Sunday, April 16 following the worship service for the Art League of Henderson County
  • Where: GMR Gallery
  • Questions: Contact Molly Angel, Visual Arts Coordinator.

Greeter & Cafe Volunteers - Molly Angel -

  • Do you enjoy welcoming folks and have the gift of hospitality? If so, serving as a greeter or in the cafe might be a good fit for you. We are in need of volunteers  to welcome folks as they come in for worship, make and service coffee and clean up the cafe after the service is over. This ministry has a big impact on visitors and those considering Grace as their church. If you are interested in helping in this way, contact Molly Angel, Volunteer Coordinator.

Musicians - Andrew Kerhoulas -

  • If you are a musician or vocalist and would like to use your gifts to lead the body in worship, contact Andrew Kerhoulas, Discipleship & Worship Pastor.

Renewal Nights - Andrew Kerhoulas -

  • Description: Spiritual renewal and prayer have always gone hand in hand. We seek to host a monthly space to encounter the tangible presence of God through prayer and simple singing to partner with God in intercession for personal, corporate and cultural renewal. It is our desire that these prayer gatherings would serve to usher in the power and presence of God in our hearts, our church community, and where we live. We invite you to join us and to make this pursuit a part of your monthly rhythms. 
  • When: 2nd Wednesday of the month starting January 11 from 7:00PM - 8:15PM. (Other dates: February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10)
  • Where: GMR Auditorium
  • Register: No RSVP needed. Just show up.

Newcomers Meet & Greet: Second Sunday of the month

If you are new to Grace or even if you have been coming for a few weeks, we would love to meet you, say hello and answer any questions you may have! Our next Meet & Greet will be on February 12, 2023.

Newcomer Meet & Greets are typically held every other month, on the second Sunday of the month. After the service on those Sundays a few staff will be in the cafe near the Information Desk to greet you and chat for a bit. It’s very informal, no presentation or agenda, just a time to say hello & help in any way we can. (There will be some bottled water and a few snacks to help tide you over until you can get lunch afterwards.)

Join a Worship Team!
If you are a musician or vocalist and would like to use your gifts to lead the body in worship, please contact Andrew Kerhoulas, Discipleship & Worship Pastor at

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For in this darkness love will show the way

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If we will face opposition, and the opposition is more than meets the eye, and therefore our capacity to withstand it is beyond us (as we learned from the front half of this passage), what do we have for our wrestling match with what is not flesh...

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