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Welcome to Grace Church!

On behalf of the Powdersville Campus, we want to invite you to be part of what God is doing in and through our church. We are passionate about experiencing the life changing power of Jesus Christ, and helping others to do the same. We strive to worship God, and to be conformed to His image through biblical teaching, community with other believers, and giving our life away in service for Christ.

This site is intended to help you learn a little bit more about us and how  to connect to the mission and ministries of our church. Whether you are just passing through, or God leads you to make Grace Church your home, our hope is that the information and resources within this site will strengthen and encourage you. Be sure to check out what’s going on by scanning our scrolling announcements above and/or our calendar to the left. You can also register for upcoming classes and events by clicking on the slides or by visiting our calendar pages.

We would love the opportunity to serve you in any way we can. Please don’t hesitate to introduce yourself to our campus staff after one of our Sunday services or contact us via email or phone (864) 284.0122 with any questions or concerns. You can find contact information for our staff by visiting our staff page.

- Grace Leadership Team

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Discovery is an orientation to our church that provides you with information about our mission, what we believe, and our overall philosophy of ministry. It is also the gateway for you to connect at Grace Church through community groups, volunteer ministry teams, and membership.

Foundations is our membership class focusing on our church’s Core Values, six essential areas of Christian maturity and growth. This class is open to anyone at Grace Church who has been to Discovery. During Foundations, you will have the opportunity to complete church membership.

Men’s Curriculum


The Quest for Authentic Manhood is a 9-week study with the aim to answer the question, “What does it mean to be a man?” This study deals with different wounds and deficits that all men must navigate as well as what redeemed masculinity looks like.


Women’s Curriculum

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Biblical Femininity is a 7-week study designed to equip our women by providing a common language and exploring Biblical perspectives. The goal of this study is to gain clarity and freedom regarding the essential components of biblical femininity within a small group setting.

The next study will launch Tuesday morning, January 6th


 

Guest Information

We want you to have a beneficial worship experience.  From knowing where to park to finding out how to register your children for children’s programs on Sunday mornings, our Powdersville campus volunteers are ready to help welcome you to Grace Church.  Here are a few recommendations:


  • Plan to arrive at least 15-20 minutes early to allow adequate time for parking and checking your children into their programs

  • Parents should check their children in at the Children’s Check-In station upon entering the building – our Children’s Welcome Team will help register your children for their classes

  • Please stop by our Guest Information / Connect Desk in the lobby before or after the worship service – our Connect Team will provide you with more information about our church

  • Doors to the auditorium will open 10 minutes before the worship service begins – our ushers will help you find a seat

  • All of our volunteers (those wearing name tags) are available to help you with any special needs

Directions

CU9A2920Grace Church Powdersville, 9205 S Carolina 81, Piedmont, SC 29673:

From I-85, take exit 40 (Highway 153). At the top of the exit, turn toward Easley. Turn left onto Highway 81, continue straight for about 4 miles and the Powdersville Campus in on the right.

The church office is open from 9:00am – 3:00pm Monday  - Thursday.


God has given you unique gifts and abilities for the specific purpose of serving him and building up the church. Not only are you called by God to service, but Grace Church needs your help to fulfill our mission. We want you to “Make Your Mark” on Grace Church by finding where your gifts and passions align with the needs of the church.

What is a “Jump In”?

A jump-in is an opportunity to try a serving role out 1 time to see if your gifts and abilities align with the role. Some leadership roles do not have jump-ins.

Serving Needs at Our Campus

              • Grace Church Kids | Camp Grace Small Group Leaders
              • Production | A/V Team
              • Campus Impact | Setup Team, Ushers

Nursery (0-24 Months) Preschool (2yr – 5k) Elementary (1st – 4th Grade)

We offer Play House (0-24 Months) and Tree House (2yr – 5k)  programming during our 9:15am & 11:15am services. Camp Grace (1st-4th Grade) programming is offered during our 9:15am service.

Parents should check their children in at the Children’s Check-In station upon entering the building – our Children’s Welcome Team will help register your children for their classes. Please plan to arrive 15 – 20 minutes early to check in your children before the service.

Grace Student Ministry

Grace Church Student Ministry exists to move our students toward spiritual maturity and growth in their relationship with Jesus Christ through pursuing God, connecting with the church, and engaging the world. We believe that students have a strategic impact to make on our community. As such, we desire to provide students with unique opportunities to transition into partnering contributors of the local church. *Fusion does not meet the first weekend of each month.

High School Ministry Middle School Ministry 5th and 6th Grade Ministry
6:30 Sunday Night / details 6:30 Wednesday Night / details 11:15 Sunday Morning* / details


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SERENITY PLACE

What: Serenity Place is a residential treatment facility for women recovering from alcohol abuse. These women live with their children under the age of six, on site in Greenville where they participate in and receive a variety of services.
Who: We have a variety of service opportunities that can accommodate any schedule and any individual/family situation.
When: Daytime and evening child care opportunities and every third Friday evening meal/activity
Where: Dunean Street Greenville
Why: Research shows that when women go through recovery while their children are living with them the success rate is higher.
How to get involved: Christine Economou 525-2169 or Christine-economou@charter.net


THE DREAM CENTER

What: The Dream Center of Pickens County, Inc. is a faith-based, 501c3 non-profit that has been offering assistance to families in poverty since May, 2012. Every ministry within The Dream Center has an emphasis on helping people achieve lives of self-sufficiency.
Who: We have a variety of service opportunities that can accommodate any schedule and any individual/family situation.
When: Every day of the week.
Where: 200 West D Avenue, Easley SC
Why: The Dream Center serves as a hub to help families move out of poverty and towards Christ.
How to get involved: April Ellenburg 901-7789 or aprilhargette@yahoo.com


SHINE SOUP KITCHEN

What: SHINE (Stopping Hunger in Nearby Easley) serves a FREE, hot, nutritious meal every weeknight at 5:30pm inside the cafeteria of The Dream Center. Individuals or families welcomed.
Who: We have several families who serve on a rotating basis. These families reach out to families from Grace and other Churches to serve alongside them.
When: Every 2nd Wed night, from 5:00 to 7:00pm.
Where: Inside the cafeteria of The Dream Center
Why: Pickens County, SC has a poverty level of 16.5% with a population of 118,114. SHINE operates a soup kitchen in Easley, SC and serves a meal every evening, M-F, from 5:00-7:00. The only soup kitchen in Pickens County, SHINE serves an average of 200 meals every week and relies on donations and volunteers to operate.

How to get involved: Alex Rutland 414-5296 Alexander.Rutland@ipaper.com


MIRACLE HILL CHILDREN’S HOME

What: We bring a meal to the children’s home every week, and then spend 1-2 hours eating and hanging out with the kids and house parents.
Who: We have several groups who serve on a rotating basis. These families reach out to families from Grace and other Churches to serve alongside them.
When: Every Friday night, from 5:45 to 7:15pm.
Where: Miracle Hill Children’s home near Pumpkintown
Why: The boys in this home range in age from 7-12, and are there through no fault of their own. Miracle Hill provides a safe place for the kids to stay while their families seek to be restored. By bringing a meal we assist Miracle Hill financially. We also provide a break for the house parents, who carry the responsibility for caring for 8 boys. Most importantly, we provide a consistent presence to children who lack consistency and crave attention.

How to get involved: Daniel Ellis 423-2446 or delliscota17@gmail.com


MENTOR ANDERSON

What: Mentor Anderson assists the development of Mentor programs in Anderson District 1 elementary and middle schools, by recruiting and training mentors, providing resources and support to mentors and enlisting community involvement.
Who: Any individual 21 years and older. We currently have several mentors serving in our schools.
When: The mentor meets with the child for 30 minutes to 1hour in the school, for breakfast or lunch every week.
Where: Schools in Anderson District 1
Why: Mentoring makes an investment in the future. By showing your interest in a student’s life, you can increase the likelihood her or she will graduate from high school and become a contributing member of society. Mentors provide young people a sense of hope and a vision for their life

How to get involved: Dan Bracken or dan@leonardibracken.com 380-4537

Culturally Engaged Leader Grace Powdersville: Christine Economou 525-2169 Christine-economou@charter.net