We believe that life change best happens in smaller settings, and at Grace Creek Small Groups are the best place to do life with spiritual family. Join us in the lobby, before and after service, August 19th, 26th, and September 2nd for Connect Weekend to find a group that best fits your schedule and life stage. Don't miss out on this opportunity to make new friends and grow in your faith.
Baby Dedications will be held during our three services for children ages 0-2 years old. This is a time for parents to ask God's blessings on their babies, as they commit to raising their children God's way. If you would like to participate, you can sign up online by clicking the link below or on Sundays at the information center in the lobby. The deadline to register your baby is Tuesday, August 28th. We can't wait to celebrate this moment with you and your family!
Water baptism is an important step for every person who has accepted Christ as their Savior. Jesus instructed us to be baptized as an act of obedience, demonstrating submission to God. Baptism is a way of showing others that you have entered into relationship with Jesus Christ.
Join us September 29th for Serve Day! This is a Church wide initiative to go into our communities and show the love of Christ in a real and tangible way. This year we will be partnering with the City of Longview and other missional organizations in East Texas. There will be many opportunities for you and your family to get involved with projects for all ages to participate in. We can't wait to serve alongside of you and your family!
Come and discover more about the heart and vision of Grace Creek Church at Discovery 101. You'll get to meet some of our pastoral team, and many others who are relatively new just like you! We will provide you with an opportunity to become a member of Grace Creek Church. Lunch and childcare are provided.
You and your family are invited to attend our upcoming Vision Night on Sunday, August 5th, at 6:30 pm. Come and hear an encouraging word that will help equip and develop us as leaders and ambassadors for Christ. You don't want to miss this so make plans to attend. Childcare will be provided.
Guest Speaker, Lisa Bevere
Grace Creek women would like to invite you to our annual event Embrace, on Friday, June 8th. This year’s Embrace will feature best-selling author and speaker, Lisa Bevere.
Lisa Bevere has spent nearly three decades empowering women of all ages to find their identity and purpose. She is a New York Times bestselling author and internationally known speaker. Her previous books, which include Fight Like a Girl, Lioness Arising, Girls with Swords, and Without Rival, are in the hands of millions worldwide. Lisa and her husband, John, are the founders of Messenger International, an organization committed to developing uncompromising followers of Christ who transform their world.
Tickets are available and are $30 for adults and $15 for youth. You can purchase your tickets by going to the link below or at the Information Center located in the Atrium during our regular Sunday morning services.
The conference is Friday, June 8th at 7:00. Doors will open at 5:45 and childcare is provided.
This year, Grace Creek Church and Faith Church will be joining forces for an incredible weekend with your 7th and 8th grade students. The Camp will be located in Stuart, Ok., at Camp Wow Campground. This camp will be filled with fun activities, games and great encounters with God through teachings and worship. Don't miss this opportunity for your kids to grow spiritually this Summer.
Date: June 2nd - June 5th
Ages: Incoming 7th and 8th grade
Where: Stuart, Ok.
Cost: $275 | Deposit: $100 non-refundable registration fee
Flourish is our monthly women's gathering and Bible Study. This time will give you an opportunity to connect with others, have a night out and hear a powerful message from our Pastor's wife, B. Benson.
Please bring a savory appetizer to share! We will meet at 7pm in the Worship Center and doors will open at 6:30pm. There is no charge for this event and childcare will be provided.
Deaf Interpreter Available upon request. Contact us at 903.663.0428 for more information.
Battle of the Sexes (BOTS) is Rise's annual spring retreat dedicated to some of the most pressing issues students face in culture today. During this life-changing weekend, we will learn God's perspective on dating, purity, and relationships. This is one weekend you do not want to miss! Registration will begin on Friday, March 23rd at 7:00pm and the event begins at 8:00pm. Students will be ready for pick-up on Sunday, March 25th, after our 11:15am services.
Deadline for Registration: March 19th
Who: All 7th - 12th grade students
When: March 23 - 25, 2018
Where: Grace Creek Church
What to Pack – Comfortable and modest clothes for the weekend ~ Outdoor competition clothes/shoes ~ Tennis Shoes ~ Sleep Gear (bed covering & warm blanket/sleeping bag for twin bund bed, pillow, etc) ~ Towel ~ Toiletries ~ Bible ~ Any medication or personal items
We invite you and your family to join us for a night of worship with special guest and author, Pastor Jeff Little from Milestone Church. Pastor Jeff will be sharing with us a powerful message from his book, Who Am I? What an incredible opportunity we have to worship together and hear from Pastor Jeff on our identity in Christ. Our night of worship will be Sunday, February 18th at 6:30pm. Childcare will be provided.
Life change best happens in smaller settings, and we are so excited about our upcoming Connect Weekends on Sunday, January 7th, Sunday, January 14th and Sunday, January 21st, before and after both morning services.
This January, we’re starting the new year on a journey to discover who God created you to be. Not only you…our entire church! Children, students, and adults will answer the question “Who Am I?” This campaign is a 6-week journey made up of weekend services, small groups, devotionals and the new book, "Who am I" written by Pastor Jeff Little of Milestone Church. This book is available now online or on sale in the Café before and after our Sunday morning services.
For more information about how to join or host a Who Am I? small group, click on the button below.
Christmas at Grace
We want to invite you and your family to experience our Christmas Services at Grace Creek. Join us for one of our three identical services as we celebrate the birth of our Savior.
Our Christmas service times are Sunday Morning, December 24th at 8:00 am, 9:30 am and 11:15 am.
This Christmas season, our 4 year olds through 6th graders will be learning the song, “Joy to the World” by Hillsong off of the album the Peace Project,to prepare them for the 2017 Gracekids Christmas choir taking place on Sunday morning, December 24th at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:15 am.
For your child to be part of the performances, please register them by Sunday, December 17th. We are asking that you commit to two of our 3 service times.
Each weekend leading up to December 24th, we will have practice during our normal services times.
We look forward to your child's participation and celebrating the birth of our Savior!
Online Registration is now closed.
Ticket are available at the door. Doors open at 6:30.
Grace Creek Women invites you to attend this year's annual Home for Christmas Event. Join us for an evening filled with Amazing Music, an inspiring Message from B. Benson followed by an after-party with food, music, and games. The event is Friday, December 8th at 7:00 pm and doors will open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are only $20 for Adults and $10 for youth.
Complimentary childcare will be provided.
Online Registration is now closed. Ticket are available at the door. Doors open at 6:30.
DNOW IS OUR ANNUAL FALL RETREAT. AT THIS RETREAT WE WILL BE TAKING A DEEPER LOOK INTO THE PURPOSE GOD HAS FOR US:
”FOR I AM CONFIDENT OF THIS VERY THING, THAT HE WHO BEGAN A GOOD WORK IN YOU WILL PERFECT IN UNTIL THE DAY OF CHRIST JESUS”. - PHILIPPIANS 1:6
WE SERVE A GOD WHO CREATED US FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS. HOW THEN, IN THE MIDST OF OUR DAILY LIVES DO WE NOT WALK OUT THAT PROMISE WITH CONFIDENCE? IT’S TIME WE START WALKING THIS LIFE WITH BOLDNESS AND CONFIDENCE. IT'S TIME WE TAKE WHAT GOD HAS GIVEN AND USE IT TO FURTHER HIS KINGDOM RATHER THEN RUN AWAY FROM IT.
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Who: 7th - 12th grade students
When: November 17th - 19th
Where: Grace Creek Church
Cost: $50 - Due by Wednesday, November 15th
Check-In: Friday, November 17th at 8pm
Pick-Up: Sunday, November 19th after the 11:15 service.
This Christmas season, Grace Creek is partnering with Buckner Children and Family Services to help meet the needs of many children within our East Texas community. You will find a table set up in the back of the worship center where you can adopt a family and receive a customized list to meet that family’s needs before and after each of our morning services. We will also be collecting hygiene baskets as well as grocery store gift cards.
All gifts must be unwrapped and dropped off in the Atrium by Sunday, December 3rd so we can be sure families receive their gifts in time for Christmas! Thank you for helping Grace Creek Church reach families in our community.
Mark your calendars! Our upcoming Dream Team Appreciation Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 22nd at 6:30 pm. This will be a night you don't want to miss as the Grace Creek Church staff hosts and honors our Dream Team for an unforgettable evening. This event is for everyone who serves on a volunteer team here at Grace Creek. To register, please click on the registration button below. Childcare will be provided.
Registration is Now Closed
Victory Weekend is designed to create Spirit-empowered moments where men and women can hear from God and learn practical ways to walk out their faith in victory and the freedom available in Jesus Christ. Whether you are a new believer or have been walking with Christ for years, this will be a powerful time of learning more about who we are and how God sees us through His Son, Jesus Christ.
Corporate teachings will feature challenging messages from our staff pastors covering topics such as sin, salvation, identity, forgiveness, calling, and the Holy Spirit.
Gender-specific breakouts led by Pastor Matt and B will address current struggles faced by men and women in today's culture.
Small Group Ministry will focus on building relationships while offering a time of reflection, prayer, and encouragement.
Personal Ministry will provide safe moments for men and women to engage the Holy Spirit as we seek to receive from Him and walk in the fullness of all that He has for us.
In order to attend, you must have completed or be currently enrolled in the Fall Foundations 301 starting 9/27/17.
The cost for Victory Weekend is $30 per person or $45 per couple.
Childcare is available at an additional cost.
Serve Day 2017 is coming up on Saturday, September 30th from 8am - 12pm. Serve Day is a Churchwide initiative to go into our communities and show the love of Christ in a real and tangible way. We will be partnering with the City of Longview and other missional organizations East Texas.
Serve Day Schedule:
7:30am - 8:30am Registration & Breakfast
8:30am - 9:00am Kick-off, Prayer & Send-off
9:00am - 12:00pm Meet with project leaders and begin service projects
Going back to school is easier this fall for vulnerable children, thanks to Buckner International efforts across the state. Working with a variety of partners, Buckner distributeS school supplies, shoes and uniforms as well as provided haircuts for children in Conroe, Dallas, Longview, Lufkin, Midland and Peñitas.
The school supply and shoe distributions also send a message to students: they are loved. Grace Creek Church will be partnering with Buckner this year for the Shoe Drive portion of the School Train. The Shoe drive is on Saturday, August 5th. If you wish to volunteer for the shoe drive, you can register here.
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Who: Incoming 2017 7th graders and 8th graders
When: Tuesday, July 25th through Friday. July 28th
Where: Beaver Bend, Broken Bow, OK
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
What to Bring:
Comfortable clothes, modest bathing suits (girls: one piece or tankini), beach type bag for belongings when at water activities, toiletries, sun block, room snacks if desired, any medication or personal items, Bible, journal & pen. You may send money with your student if desired for souvenirs or snacks.
Parents! Super Summer 2017 is here which means every Sunday this month will be packed with fun for your preschool and elementary-aged children. Super Summer 2017 will prove to be the best summer fun your kids have ever had while at church! Make sure your kids are ready to get wet, messy, and crazy every Sunday in June!
June 4th- Slip and Slide Kickball
June 11th-Color Foam Twister and Water Balloon Piñata
June 18th- Water Dodgeball
June 25th- Obstacle Course
Small Group Training
Here at Grace Creek, it's our desire to equip, train and release you to lead a small group. We offer two small group training dates. On Wednesday, August 17th at 7pm and Wednesday, August 24 at 7pm. This is the perfect opportunity to learn how to lead in an effective way and know how to handle a small group setting. Childcare is provided.
Grace Creek Church wants to celebrate all of our 2016 Senior Graduates this year with a celebration Breakfast on Sunday, May 15th. This breakfast is for you and your family, and will be from 8am to 9am in the development center. We will also be taking a moment to honor you during our regular services. To sign up for the Breakfast, please register below. We also ask that you submit your 2016 Senior Picture.
Flourish is our monthly women's gathering and Bible study. This hour will give you an opportunity to connect with others, have a night out and hear an inspirational message. All we ask is that you please bring a savory appetizer or sweet dessert to share! We will meet at 7pmin the Worship Center and doors will open at 6:30pm. There is no charge for this event and childcare will be provided.
"Get excited! It's time for our annual Crawfish Throw-down and community Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 20th from 4:30-6:30pm.
Join us here at Grace Creek Church for delicious crawfish and a ton of fun. The cost for crawfish is $10 per plate (includes corn and potatoes), $5 for corn and potatoes only and hot dogs are FREE!
In preparation for the Easter Egg Hunt we will be taking candy and egg donations beginning Sunday, February 21st thru Thursday, March 17th. Make sure all candy's are individually wrapped and no chocolate please. Your donations can be dropped of in the Atrium, East lobby or Gracekids building during our regular Sunday morning services, or Monday-Thursday from 9-4 in our main office. Let's make this year's hunt the best ever."
Worship is such an important part of our weekend experience here at Grace Creek Church and its our desire to see people use their gifts and talents to reach others for Christ. If you are interested in being part of our worship team we are having open auditions for all musicians and singers, on Sunday, July 26th at 2:00pm.
If you play and instrument or sing we ask that you come prepared with a song of your choice. All auditions will be held in the worship center.
For additional questions, please contact Kristin@gracecreekchurch.com
Please register below:
Men, our time has come! Don't miss our Grace Creek Men's Event: Meat, Message, Mayhem! This community-wide event is a great opportunity to build community with other men. Help spread the word. We'll experience some mayhem, eat some meat, and hear a straight-up message from pro fisherman and I am Second spokes person James Caldemeyer. $10 Cash at the door. This event is for men ages 18+
August 16, 2014 / 10:00 am
Ladies!! I am excited to announce this year’s Embrace at Grace Creek Church is here. It is going to be our best yet. This event is always so much fun and I am honored to have my pastor’s wife, Brandy Little, as our guest speaker this year! Brandy is passionate about the women in Grace Creek Church and seeing them reach East Texas. I know that you will be encouraged and challenged by her passion for seeing God’s will done through us as women. Please make plans to join us this year, it will be a morning of amazing worship, great food, and a powerful word. I can’t wait to see all your beautiful faces and share this day with you.
Our Honored Guest Speaker, Brandy Little
Brandy Little is a life-giving, passionate, and inspirational communicator. She is a wise mother of four, leader of Milestone Church's Women's ministry, and partners with her husband Jeff in pastoring Milestone Church. Brandy is committed to helping women realize their value, contribute to the body of Christ and make divine connections with other women. She believes, as women, we are uniquely designed to love well. We are called to be the beautiful hands, feet and voice of Jesus to our friends, local community and the world.
Outreach Focus: Buckner Family Ministries
This year we are partnering with Buckner Family Ministries to help the children of East Texas to receive new shoes. We will be collecting new shoes for school aged children from July 13th through August 16th. Please bring your new shoes to the main Atrium at church each Sunday. Thank you for all you do to Reach People and Build Lives.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
9:30a Doors Open
10:00a Main Program
Tickets are $20 for Adults and $10 for Students. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. You may purchase tickets AT THE DOOR.
We are serious about making sure that you have nothing that could prevent you from coming to Embrace and it is for this reason that we offer complimentary childcare. Please just let us know how many children will be with you when you purchase your tickets.
Each year there are women who would love to attend Embrace but are unable to afford their tickets, and it is our heart and mission to make sure that every woman who wants to attend can. If you are interested in sponsoring tickets to the ladies in our church and community, please contact Jennifer Wilson at 903-663-0428 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your generosity and passion for reaching people.