Our Ministries

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Acolytes assist in Worship by carrying the cross and lighting and extinguishing the Altar candles. The word Acolytes is taken from the Greek word Akolouthous meaning companion, attendant, or helper. Acolytes work closely with the Pastor. This ministry dates back to ancient times.


The AIDS/HIV ministry at GUMC is entering its fourteenth year.  The goal is to research relevant sources and materials and go out into the community to help educate the community about the dangers of this growing plague.  As the number of those affected continues to climb, especially among blacks...


This vital committee prepares the altar for the Most Holy Worship Experience of Communion for the church.


To show that GUMC is committed to educational growth and development of our high school graduates. To encourage our scholars to achieve their best To share the good news that Jesus Christ changes lives, to build positive relationships and to give ‘positive validation’ To support our young p...

Dancers of Praise and Mime Ministry

“Praise Him with dance and timbrel” “Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord” Psalm 150 The mission of the Dancers of Praise and Mime Ministry is to minister to the congregation of God’s holy people and uplift and glorify our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ through dance and pantomime ...

Drama Ministry

The mission of Maasai-Aineo Drama Ministry is to magnify, glorify and exalt our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ while ministering through dramatic interpretations of the Holy Scriptures. Maasai means the work of the Lord. Aineo means to praise God.

Education Ministry

Academic Scholarship


Isaiah 58: 10 "If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday"

Friendship Circle

Friendship Circle is a Senior Citizens group consisting of members of Grace Church and the community. Members ages range from 55 years through 95 years. The group meets every Wednesday from 10:00am - 2:00pm.


The purpose of the committee is to coordinate the fundraising activities of the church, set the dates to allow for maximum participation, and focus on events that would expose Grace United Methodist Church to different audiences as we work to make disciples for Jesus Christ.