Grace Happenings || September 17-23

ORIGINS ~ AUTHORITY

In the first sermon in our Reformation 500 series, Rob Chisholm preached from 2 Peter 1:16-21 teaching us that the Bible alone is God’s authoritative Word.

If you missed the Sunday gathering or would simply like to watch or listen to the sermon again, you can do so by clicking below.

WATCH OR LISTEN ONLINE

CHURCHES WE PRAYED FOR

Every week during our gatherings we intentionally pray for a number of churches at Grace City, in our city, in our region, and in our world. This last week we prayed for:

  • Grace City Church of Wissinoming as well as asking God to work through our work in the neighborhoods of Frankford and Pine Valley.
  • Grace Church in Feltonville.
  • Covenant Community Church in West Philly. They are a partner church in Sovereign Grace.
  • City of Refuge Church in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. They are a partner church in Sovereign Grace

As you read, stop and pray for the spread of the gospel in these churches and their cities.

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MEMBERSHIP CLASS

Whether you have been attending Grace City for three years or three weeks, join us on Saturday, September 23rd from 9:00AM to 3:00PM for our upcoming Membership Class. This class is the first step for anyone that is interested in becoming a member of the Northeast congregation of Grace City. During this class, Rob Chisholm, Pastor for Preaching & Leadership, will be going through the Bible’s teachings that call disciples to be committed to a local church and how it describes the role of the local church in the life of a disciple. If you plan on coming, please click the button below to sign up or visit the Information & Resource Table on an upcoming Sunday so we can have enough doughnuts, coffee, and lunch. Childcare will not be available during this class.

REGISTER HERE

LADIES BIBLE STUDY

Ladies, there will be one bible study taking place this fall, and it will be gathering on Sunday nights at 6:00pm at the Ashton Rd. building. The first night will be September 24th. If you have any questions, email ne@gracecityphilly.com.

ALPHACARE BANQUET

AlphaCare invites you to their annual fundraising banquet on Thursday, September 28th. This year there are two times available to get updates on the work that AlphaCare is doing to care for women and children in Philadelphia. There is a luncheon at 11:30am and a dinner at 6:30pm. Both of these will take place at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue (4200 City Ave). For more information and to register, click the button below.

REGISTER HERE

FFM MORNING OF PRAYER

We are eager to partner with other Christians on Saturday, October 7, from 9:00AM-1:00PM at the WEC International Headquarters (709 Pennsylvania Ave., Ft. Washington) to pray for the Muslim World. We’ll be getting together to hear about specific works going on in the Muslim world and how we can pray for the gospel to go forward. Children are welcome to attend, and an international lunch is being prepared. If you would like more information contact Sue DeHart (215.887.5825).

Sunday Gathering || September 10

Call to Worship God’s Infinite Greatness

We gather to worship the God who seeks us when we go astray.

Singing

Come, Thou Fount

Responsive Reading: Psalm 119:161-176

Confession of Brokenness & Need for Grace

Quiet reflection & confession
Prayer for Grace & the Spirit’s presence

Celebration of God’s Grace

Singing

How Great Is Your Faithfulness
O Great God
He Will Hold Me Fast

Sharing*

Offering

Communication of God’s Word

Message—Rob Chisholm, Pastor for Preaching & Leadership

Generation to Generation

Text—Psalm 78

Communion With Jesus & His Body

The Lord’s Supper

All I Have Is Christ

Commissioned to Go on Mission With the Gospel

Prayer

*We are eager for God to meet with us for our good and His glory both in what we have planned and what we have not planned. Therefore, if you believe God’s Spirit would have you share a testimony, prayer or prophetic word, please see the pastor seated by the ministry microphone at the front of the auditorium while we are singing.

Sunday Gathering || September 3

Call to Worship God’s Infinite Greatness

We gather to express our trust in the Lᴏʀᴅ.

Singing

One Thing Remains

Responsive Reading: Psalm 119:145-160

Confession of Brokenness & Need for Grace

Quiet reflection & confession
Prayer for Grace & the Spirit’s presence

Celebration of God’s Grace

Singing

Mighty Fortress
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
He Will Hold Me Fast

Sharing*

Offering

Communication of God’s Word

Message—Rob Chisholm, Pastor for Preaching & Leadership

Trust in the Lᴏʀᴅ

Text—Psalm 115

Communion With Jesus & His Body

The Lord’s Supper

Blessed Is the One

Commissioned to Go on Mission With the Gospel

Prayer

*We are eager for God to meet with us for our good and His glory both in what we have planned and what we have not planned. Therefore, if you believe God’s Spirit would have you share a testimony, prayer or prophetic word, please see the pastor seated by the ministry microphone at the front of the auditorium while we are singing.

Sunday Gathering || August 27

Call to Worship God’s Infinite Greatness

We gather to worship the God who redeems us in righteousness.

Singing

Sooner Count the Stars

Responsive Reading: Psalm 119:129-144

Confession of Brokenness & Need for Grace

Quiet reflection & confession
Prayer for Grace & the Spirit’s presence

Celebration of God’s Grace

Singing

How Great Is Our God
How Great Thou Art
Your Great Name

Sharing*

Offering

Communication of God’s Word

Message—Stephen Bowne, Pastor, Church Planter

God’s Heart For the Needy

Text—Psalm 113

Communion With Jesus & His Body

The Lord’s Supper

Behold the Lamb (Communion Hymn)

Commissioned to Go on Mission With the Gospel

Prayer

*We are eager for God to meet with us for our good and His glory both in what we have planned and what we have not planned. Therefore, if you believe God’s Spirit would have you share a testimony, prayer or prophetic word, please see the pastor seated by the ministry microphone at the front of the auditorium while we are singing.

Grace Happenings || August 20-26

BLESSING AND THE FEAR OF THE LORD

In the tenth sermon in our Summer Psalms series, Rob Chisholm preached from Psalm 112 teaching us that those who fear the LORD are blessed now and forever.

If you missed the Sunday gathering or would simply like to watch or listen to the sermon again, you can do so by clicking below.

WATCH OR LISTEN ONLINE

CHURCHES WE PRAYED FOR

Every week during our gatherings we intentionally pray for a number of churches at Grace City, in our city, in our region, and in our world. This last week we prayed for:

  • Grace City Church of Wissinoming as well as asking God to work through our work in the neighborhoods of Frankford and Mayfair.
  • Seven Mile Road Church in the Far Northeast.
  • Christ Church in South Philly. They are a partner church in Sovereign Grace.
  • Grace Church in Bristol, England. They are a partner church in Sovereign Grace

As you read, stop and pray for the spread of the gospel in these churches and their cities.

PARENTING & THE GOSPEL

Join us on Saturday, September 9th, from 9AM-3PM for a free one-day parenting seminar featuring Marty Machowski, Pastor for Community & Care at Covenant Fellowship Church and author of several books and curriculum for children and families and churches. During Parenting & the Gospel, Marty will be teaching sessions with topics for parents of children from toddler to high school age.

Childcare

Childcare will not be provided for this event, but a space for nursing mothers will be available.

Meals

A continental breakfast will be provided, and there will be a break for off-site lunch at nearby restaurants.

Registration

There is no cost for this event. Please register below or on a Sunday at Grace City Church of the Northeast.

REGISTER HERE

FAMILY DEDICATION SUNDAY

Our annual Family Dedication Sunday will be taking place at our gathering on September 10th. We wanted to pass along this date because we know that many of you who plan on participating in the dedications this year may want to invite your extended family to join us in this celebration of new life that God has given in the past year. If you wish to have your family participate, please sign up at the Information & Resource table on an upcoming Sunday.

ESL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We have an ESL opportunity for you to help reach the nations right here in Northeast Philly! GROW Northeast is an organization that serves our growing international community through a fun and effective ESL program for adults, helping our neighbors and friends to become more proficient in the English language and be prepared for U.S. citizenship. There are now two sites in Northeast Philly, one in Mayfair at Northeast Community Church and one in Fox Chase at Bethany Baptist Church. We have had several people from our church help with ESL classes through GROW over the past few years, and they need more volunteer teachers, teacher assistants, and children’s workers at the Mayfair Site for this coming semester. There are classes on Monday and Wednesday nights, as well as Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings. See Sue DeHart on an upcoming Sunday or email her at grownortheast@gmail.com if you’re interested in volunteering or want to learn more. You can also click the button below for more information about GROW Northeast. Classes start September 13th!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO

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MEMBERSHIP CLASS

Whether you have been attending Grace City for three years or three weeks, join us on Saturday, September 23rd from 9:00AM to 3:00PM for our upcoming Membership Class. This class is the first step for anyone that is interested in becoming a member of the Northeast congregation of Grace City. During this class, Rob Chisholm, Pastor for Preaching & Leadership, will be going through the Bible’s teachings that call disciples to be committed to a local church and how it describes the role of the local church in the life of a disciple. If you plan on coming, please click the button below to sign up or visit the Information & Resource Table on an upcoming Sunday so we can have enough doughnuts, coffee, and lunch. Childcare will not be available during this class.

REGISTER HERE

LADIES BIBLE STUDY

Ladies, there will be one bible study taking place this fall, and it will be gathering on Sunday nights at 6:00pm at the Ashton Rd. building. The first night will be September 24th. If you have any questions, email ne@gracecityphilly.com.

Sunday Gathering || August 20

Call to Worship God’s Infinite Greatness

We gather to worship the God who saves according to his promise!

Singing

Here I Am to Worship

Responsive Reading: Psalm 119:113-128

Confession of Brokenness & Need for Grace

Quiet reflection & confession
Prayer for Grace & the Spirit’s presence

Celebration of God’s Grace

Singing

Everlasting God
Saving One
Cornerstone

Sharing*

Offering

Communication of God’s Word

Message—Rob Chisholm, Pastor for Preaching & Leadership

Blessing and the Fear of the LORD

Text—Psalm 112

Communion With Jesus & His Body

The Lord’s Supper

Psalm 62

Commissioned to Go on Mission With the Gospel

Prayer

*We are eager for God to meet with us for our good and His glory both in what we have planned and what we have not planned. Therefore, if you believe God’s Spirit would have you share a testimony, prayer or prophetic word, please see the pastor seated by the ministry microphone at the front of the auditorium while we are singing.

Sunday Gathering || August 13

Call to Worship God’s Infinite Greatness

We gather to look to our God who directs our way.

Singing

Grace Alone

Responsive Reading: Psalm 119:105-112

Confession of Brokenness & Need for Grace

Quiet reflection & confession
Prayer for Grace & the Spirit’s presence

Celebration of God’s Grace

Singing

Be Thou My Vision
Stronger
I Stand Amazed

Sharing*

Offering

Communication of God’s Word

Message—Rob Chisholm, Pastor for Preaching & Leadership

Praying Against Your Enemy

Text—Psalm 109

Communion With Jesus & His Body

The Lord’s Supper

Before the Throne

Commissioned to Go on Mission With the Gospel

Prayer

*We are eager for God to meet with us for our good and His glory both in what we have planned and what we have not planned. Therefore, if you believe God’s Spirit would have you share a testimony, prayer or prophetic word, please see the pastor seated by the ministry microphone at the front of the auditorium while we are singing.

Grace Happenings || August 6-12

A PSALM FOR GIVING THANKS

In the eighth sermon in our Summer Psalms series, Rob Chisholm preached from Psalm 100 teaching us that the character of our Creator and Redeemer calls for joyful praise.

If you missed the Sunday gathering or would simply like to watch or listen to the sermon again, you can do so by clicking below.

WATCH OR LISTEN ONLINE

CHURCHES WE PRAYED FOR

Every week during our gatherings we intentionally pray for a number of churches at Grace City, in our city, in our region, and in our world. This last week we prayed for:

  • Grace City Church of Wissinoming as well as asking God to work through our work in the neighborhoods of Frankford and Five Points.
  • Citylight Church in Center City & Manayunk.
  • King of Grace Church in Haverhill, MA. They are a partner church in Sovereign Grace.
  • Iglesia Gracia Soberana de Ciudad Juárez in Juárez, Mexico.. They are a partner church in Sovereign Grace

As you read, stop and pray for the spread of the gospel in these churches and their cities.

GRACE FAMILY PICNIC

Our annual Family Picnic will be taking place on Saturday, August 19th, from 11AM-6PM at Beulah Land Swim Club in Pottstown, PA. This is always a great time to get together as a church family and make some memories. Amenities at Beulah Land include basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, two playgrounds for the kids, a creek for nature lovers, a pavilion with shade to enjoy lunch, and of course a really big pool! On Sunday, pick up one of the information sheets available at the Information & Resource Table which has details about the day as well as directions to Beulah Land.

PARENTING & THE GOSPEL

Join us on Saturday, September 9th, from 9AM-3PM for a free one-day parenting seminar featuring Marty Machowski, Pastor for Community & Care at Covenant Fellowship Church and author of several books and curriculum for children and families and churches. During Parenting & the Gospel, Marty will be teaching sessions with topics for parents of children from toddler to high school age.

Childcare

Childcare will not be provided for this event, but a space for nursing mothers will be available.

Meals

A continental breakfast will be provided, and there will be a break for off-site lunch at nearby restaurants.

Registration

There is no cost for this event. Please register below or on a Sunday at Grace City Church of the Northeast.

REGISTER HERE

FAMILY DEDICATION SUNDAY

Our annual Family Dedication Sunday will be taking place at our gathering on September 10th. We wanted to pass along this date because we know that many of you who plan on participating in the dedications this year may want to invite your extended family to join us in this celebration of new life that God has given in the past year. If you wish to have your family participate, please sign up at the Information & Resource table on an upcoming Sunday.

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MEMBERSHIP CLASS

Whether you have been attending Grace City for three years or three weeks, join us on Saturday, September 23rd from 9:00AM to 3:00PM for our upcoming Membership Class. This class is the first step for anyone that is interested in becoming a member of the Northeast congregation of Grace City. During this class, Rob Chisholm, Pastor for Preaching & Leadership, will be going through the Bible’s teachings that call disciples to be committed to a local church and how it describes the role of the local church in the life of a disciple. If you plan on coming, please click the button below to sign up or visit the Information & Resource Table on an upcoming Sunday so we can have enough doughnuts, coffee, and lunch. Childcare will not be available during this class.

REGISTER HERE

Sunday Gathering || August 6

Call to Worship God’s Infinite Greatness

We gather to sing to the Lord who is faithful!

Singing

Come You Sinners

Responsive Reading: Psalm 119:89-104

Confession of Brokenness & Need for Grace

Quiet reflection & confession
Prayer for Grace & the Spirit’s presence

Celebration of God’s Grace

Singing

Come Praise & Glorify
The Lord Is
Better Is One Day

Sharing*

Offering

Communication of God’s Word

Message—Rob Chisholm, Pastor for Preaching & Leadership

A Psalm For Giving Thanks

Text—Psalm 100

Communion With Jesus & His Body

The Lord’s Supper

How Great Is Your Faithfulness

Commissioned to Go on Mission With the Gospel

Prayer

*We are eager for God to meet with us for our good and His glory both in what we have planned and what we have not planned. Therefore, if you believe God’s Spirit would have you share a testimony, prayer or prophetic word, please see the pastor seated by the ministry microphone at the front of the auditorium while we are singing.

Grace Happenings || July 30- August 5

HOPE FOR WHEN LIFE DOESN”T MAKE SENSE

In the seventh sermon in our Summer Psalms series, Jeff Boettcher preached from Psalm 73 teaching us that we can have hope for when life doesn’t make sense, when we remember that our best life is yet to come.

If you missed the Sunday gathering or would simply like to watch or listen to the sermon again, you can do so by clicking below.

WATCH OR LISTEN ONLINE

CHURCHES WE PRAYED FOR

Every week during our gatherings we intentionally pray for a number of churches at Grace City, in our city, in our region, and in our world. This last week we prayed for:

  • Grace City Church of Wissinoming as well as asking God to work through our work in the neighborhood of Frankford and Montgomery and Bucks Counties.
  • Turning Points for Children which is one of the Community Umbrella Agencies (CUA) in our area.
  • Christ Community Church near Reading. They are a partner church in Sovereign Grace.
  • Lord’s Grace Church in Seoul, South Korea. They are a partner church in Sovereign Grace

As you read, stop and pray for the spread of the gospel in these churches and their cities.

GRACE FAMILY PICNIC

Our annual Family Picnic will be taking place on Saturday, August 19th, from 11AM-6PM at Beulah Land Swim Club in Pottstown, PA. This is always a great time to get together as a church family and make some memories. Amenities at Beulah Land include basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, two playgrounds for the kids, a creek for nature lovers, a pavilion with shade to enjoy lunch, and of course a really big pool! On the next two Sundays, there will be an information sheet available as well as directions to Beulah Land.

PARENTING & THE GOSPEL

Join us on Saturday, September 9th, from 9AM-3PM for a free one-day parenting seminar featuring Marty Machowski, Pastor for Community & Care at Covenant Fellowship Church and author of several books and curriculum for children and families and churches. During Parenting & the Gospel, Marty will be teaching sessions with topics for parents of children from toddler to high school age.

Childcare

Childcare will not be provided for this event, but a space for nursing mothers will be available.

Meals

A continental breakfast will be provided, and there will be a break for off-site lunch at nearby restaurants.

Registration

There is no cost for this event. Please register below or on a Sunday at Grace City Church of the Northeast.

REGISTER HERE

FAMILY DEDICATION SUNDAY

Our annual Family Dedication Sunday will be taking place at our gathering on September 10th. We wanted to pass along this date because we know that many of you who plan on participating in the dedications this year may want to invite your extended family to join us in this celebration of new life that God has given in the past year. If you wish to have your family participate, please sign up at the Information & Resource table on an upcoming Sunday.