Episcopal Church Women (ECW)
ECW seeks to bring together all the women of the Diocese of Arkansas by strengthening their spiritual lives, providing learning opportunities and supporting their Christ-centered service and ministry. Visit the Arkansas ECW website.
Education for Ministry (EFM)
This class, mentored by George Talbot, is an international program from the School of Theology at Sewanee.With the recent renewal of focus on lay theological education, Education for Ministry (EfM) is more than ever a significant part of The School of Theology’s mission to educate and cultivate lay leadership for the Church. EfM is a unique certificate program of experiential theological education for laity under the direction of The School of Theology.Grace offers classes every Monday at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit the EFM website.
Vacation Bible School
Grace Community Garden
Grace’s new community garden provides fresh produce to CASA residents and staff.
Neighbor to Neighbor
Neighbor to Neighbor is a community-wide program that feeds the many hungry people of Pine Bluff. Grace has been involved for more than 10 years, donating spaghetti/pasta, providing pick-up services, and participating in special holiday programs. Grace also participates in “Food Sacks for the Elderly.”
ACCESS in Pine Bluff provides counseling and education to young mothers, and the ECW at Grace supports their work. This year, ECW bought gifts for the babies to be given out at a Christmas party for the mothers.
Grace members young and old rang the bell to help fill the Salvation Army red kettle before Christmas. The Grace Mystery Book Club also prepares hundreds of Christmas stockings for children and adults.
American Red Cross
A Grace group of volunteers work shifts every year for the “Fill the Bucket” fundraiser.