Grace United Methodist Church Los Angeles

Worship

MORNING WORSHIP
Worship with us on Sunday, February 25 at 7:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. The Chordsmen Choir will minister in song. The Men’s Usher Team will serve at 7:45 a.m. and the Youth Usher Board will serve at 10:45 a.m. The Reverend Paul A. Hill will preach the sermon. 

Grace United Methodist Church is a child-friendly congregation so your child(ren) may always attend worship with you.

worship at Grace United Methodist Church

worship at Grace United Methodist Church

worship at Grace United Methodist Church

worship at Grace United Methodist Church

Youth Ministry Dancers at Grace United Methodist Church of Los AngelesLITURGICAL SEASON
Lent is the fourth season of the Christian calendar year which extends from  Ash Wednesday to Easter. On Ash Wednesday, the pastor draws a cross of ashes on our foreheads to remind us that our bodies will one day return to dust. Lent is a period of 40 days (excluding Sundays) to observe a period of fasting, repentance, moderation, self-denial and spiritual discipline. The purpose is to set aside time for reflection on Jesus Christ – his life, his suffering and his sacrifice, his unconditional love for us, death, burial, and resurrection.

Some Christians will make a commitment to fast, or to give up something—a habit, such as smoking, watching TV, or swearing, or a food or drink, such as sweets, chocolate or coffee. Some Christians also take on a Lenten discipline, such as reading the Bible and spending more time in prayer to draw nearer to God. Strict observers do not eat meat on Fridays, having fish or vegetarian meals instead. The goal is to strengthen the faith and spiritual disciplines for the purpose of developing a closer relationship with God.


The symbols of the season are palm branches, a crown of thorns and the cross.


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Just because you can’t see him, doesn’t mean he’s not there.

Prayer Ministry in Los Angeles

BIBLE STUDY CLASSES
This lectionary-based Bible Study led by Rev. Hill is held on Wednesdays at 12 noon. The class is open to newcomers and those with little or no previous knowledge of the Bible.

PRAYER GROUP
Prayer Warriors
Wednesday mornings at 6:15-6:30 a.m. via conference call at 712-451-0913 (access code 976658).
View the list of those seeking your prayers.


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HOW TO JOIN GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

You are invited to become a member of Grace!
After the sermon, Rev. Hill offers the invitation to become a Christian and a member of our congregation. If you feel motivated by God to accept the invitation, while the choir sings, come forward to the altar area. Members of the congregation will join you as a sign of support and encouragement.

A new members class is offered before the membership becomes official. Visitors may attend inquirer’s class to learn more about the United Methodist Church and our faith community before making the decision to join.

  1. If you have never been a member of any church, you may join by professing Jesus Christ as your Savior. (Full membership after baptism)
  2. If you have been a member of a church at one time and baptized, but have been inactive, you may join by renewing your faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. (Full membership)
  3. If you are a member of another church, you may join by requesting that your membership be transferred to Grace. (Full membership)
  4. If you wish to keep your membership with another church, but would like to have an official relationship with Grace UMC, you may join as an affiliate member. (Affiliate Membership)
  5. The Ritual of Baptism can be your choice by sprinkling or immersion. There is one (1) mandatory counseling session required. (Full Membership)