Youth Activities

Youth Activities Youth are a core part of Grace UMCLA. Youth are enrolled in 6-12th grades, and at Grace UMCLA, we are committed to offering great activities geared to youth needs and interests. Sunday School is offered each week at 9:45-10:45 a.m., Dance Ministry rehearses September - June, Youth Ushers serve on each 4th and 5th Sundays, and the Methodist Youth Fellowship group meets on 5th Sundays at 9:45-10:45 a.m. Community service projects, away camps, and fun excursions

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Farewell to International Singer

Yoshika Kitanani, gospel/jazz singer, who studied with the Voices of Grace Choir director, Melida Smith, sang with the Voices of Grace Choir at Grace UMCLA. She was recognized during worship on her last Sunday at Grace UMCLA before returning to her native Japan. Grace UMCLA is a destination for visitors as a spiritual home away from home. College students, transplants from other regions of the U.S., and international visitors have found our congregation to be warm, friendly and

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Morning Worship

Join us for worship on Sunday mornings at 10:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Each worship celebration will begin with our Praise Team followed by responsive readings,  prayers, music and the sermon (the preached word of God). Baptism renewal will take place. Grace is a child-friendly congregation so your child(ren) may always attend worship with you.

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Sunday Worship

Join us for worship on Sunday mornings at 10:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Each worship celebration will begin with our Praise Team followed by responsive readings,  prayers, music and the sermon (the preached word of God). On each 1st Sunday of the month, Holy Communion is administered to all believers; church membership is not required. 5th Sundays are Youth Sunday at Grace! Youth and young adults lead worship as liturgists and ushers. Grace is a child-friendly congregation so your

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Dance Ministry

Dance Ministry The Dance Ministry rehearses on 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month. Parents and guardians are welcome to attend and bring new participants. This ministry is open to girls and boys: Anointed Angels for elementary aged students Dynamic Dancers for middle school aged students Dancing with Grace for high school aged students Geneva Smith continues as instructor/choreographer. Questions? Contact the church office and leave a message for Bridgette Smith, dance ministry coordinator. The dancers will minister in worship

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Usher Recognition Sunday

During the 7:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. worship celebrations, we will celebrate the ministry of those called to be "doorkeepers." Ushers (aka "doorkeepers") are responsible for leading worshipers into the presence of God, that is, they lead the congregation into the sanctuary for praise, worship and any other events or ceremonies in the church sanctuary or chapel. At Grace UMCLA, there are four different usher boards: Adult Usher Board, serving on first and third Sundays Men's Usher Team, serving on

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Christmas Eve Jazz, Carols and Candlelight Service

Join the Grace congregation for a special Christmas Eve service which seeks to remind us of the true meaning and relevance of the Christ child born on earth. A jazz quartet kicks-off the service followed by a reading of the Biblical account of Jesus' birth. A live reenactment of the Biblical story features our children, youth and adult members of the congregation. The service concludes with the singing of traditional carols and lighting of candles.      

Christmas Eve Jazz, Carols and Candlelight Service 2017-01-01T03:04:08+00:00

New Year’s Eve Prayer & Baptism Service

Our community members are invited to a time of prayer and baptism on the eve of 2017. The service will be held in the Chapel beginning at 12 noon on Saturday, December 31.

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Early Sunday Worship

Join us for worship on Sunday mornings at 7:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Each worship celebration begins with our Praise Team followed by responsive readings,  prayers, music and the sermon (the preached word of God). You may feel free to wear jeans, business casual or your Sunday best! Also, we are a child-friendly congregation so your child(ren) may always attend worship with you.

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