Welcome to Grace UMC
Join us at one of our worship services at 8:30 am and 11:00 am. Sunday School classes begin at 9:45 AM. Enjoy a cup of coffee and good conversation during Fellowship Time in the Welcome Center at 9:30 am and 10:30 am.
Grace Children’s Church is offered during both worship services. Children ages 3-8 are invited to join us for games, crafts, and Bible time. Children will sit with their families during the beginning of the service, then after the children’s moment, they will be called to leave for Children’s Church. **The WAVES of Grace Children and Youth evening programs meet each Sunday from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm.**
Upcoming Events
“The Seven Last Words of Christ” composed by Theodore Dubois
On Good Friday, March 29th, the Grace UMC Chancel Choir, accompanied by other musicians, will lead us in worship as they perform Seven Last Words, composed by Theodore Dubois. The seven last words-or sayings of Jesus-come from the Gospel accounts of Jesus on the cross. 
WAVES of Grace: Children and Youth Evening Programs ✝️
The children and youth evening programs are on Sunday evenings from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Join us for evenings of fellowship and fun! 
Bible Studies on Tuesdays:  Pastor Benny is leading a bible study series on Tuesdays at 9 am, in the Bible Classroom, based on scriptures from the lectionary. Join us, or let the 
office know if you would like more information. 

Spring Festival & Easter Egg Hunt
March 24th 4-6pm

Everyone is invited to come and join us for an afternoon of Easter activities to celebrate the season! We will have 5 separate indoor egg hunts by age groups. During the event we will be serving pizza starting at 4pm until we run out. In addition to egg hunts and food, we will have games, face painting and crafts for all to enjoy. We hope to see you there and please invite family and friends to join you!

We need volunteers for this event to help make it possible. We will need greeters, those willing to serve food, and assistance with crafts and games! If you feel called to volunteer, please contact Kelsey Keenan at (910) 599-5290 or Kelsey@gracedowntown.net Any candy, plastic eggs, and small toy donations are appreciated and there will be a basket for these items in the Welcome Center!

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401 Grace Street
Grace United Methodist Church 
401 Grace Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Service Opportunities

Warming Shelter The shelter will open on Tuesday, January 16th- Monday, January 22nd. To volunteer click the website below or call the church office at 910-763-5197. 

The Warming Shelter will operate in the Bullock Activity Center to assist those experiencing homelessness in possible life-threatening weather conditions. Be on the lookout for upcoming ways to donate and volunteer for this mission. For more information visit their website at:
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard needs your donations.
Often the summer months are the highest need with the lowest donation levels. Donation of food items from individuals, religious and service organizations are greatly appreciated. Please consider giving non-perishable items, a few examples of which are printed below. The shopping cart for donations is located in the Welcome Center near the elevator.
*Healthy Soup*Cereal*Fruit*Canned Meat*Dried Beans*Canned Black or White Beans*Brown or White Rice*Macaroni and Cheese*
*Individual Drinks*Juice Boxes*Spaghetti*Personal Hygiene Items (shampoo, soap, tampons, razors, etc.) are also much needed!
If interested in giving to support the ministries of Grace United Methodist Church, please use the following QR code or send it to GUMC
401 Grace Street Wilmington, NC 28401.