All video content was taken at our NEXT. gathering on April 9th, 2018.
Let's take a quick look at today as we dream for tomorrow.
The Grace Family of Churches planted Grace Athens in August 2013. Since then, we have experienced amazing fruit & hard transition seasons. In 2018, we find ourselves growing, thriving, and excited for the future. This year has been our most fruitful year to date.
To make disciples of Jesus who make disciples
To be a discipling center & sender for kingdom of God
What does a Center & Sender look like?
Spiritual Mothers & Fathers
We believe in catalyzing adults to become spiritual mothers and fathers to the next generation. We are not okay with an older generation being on the sidelines. We need their wisdom to form the younger generation into whole, healthy, and thriving kingdom disciples.
We believe in raising up the next generation around us to become disciple-makers of Jesus in all spheres of culture. Our impact multiplies to thousands quickly if we make disciple-makers.
Thriving Local church
We believe that to truly be a center and sender, we must have a healthy local church home that can gather and disciple all generations, all ethnicities, all backgrounds. We cannot be a sender, without first being a center.
We believe the legacy of Grace Athens is to ...
Form 1,000 Kingdom Leaders in the 10 spheres of culture.
Resource the Global church with theological content and innovative ideas.
Plant multiple disciple making churches in major university towns.
10 Spheres of Culture
Our 2020 Goals
in order to accomplish our mission and fulfill our legacy goals, there are crucial steps that must be taken to ensure the future of the churCH in the next two years.
Organizational Goal: Self Sufficiency
FUll Staff team
Congregational Goal: Growing & Thriving
600 in Sunday worship gathering
33% (200) in Discipleship Ministry
25% (150) of congregation are working adults
150 incoming Freshmen students
OUR PLANS FOR THE NEXT 6 MONTHS
Join the Family!
We want to invite everyone of you to be a part of this mission.
Doing so is simple: join our family network. In doing so, you will become a vital, contributing member of the dreams and goals God has for our church. Becoming a family member is the first step to finding your role in this massive dream. Our team will individually follow up with you to help you find your unique place and role.