So Now What?

Someone invited you to Grace... or you heard about a great event and came to see what it was all about!  So now what?  Where to plug in... get your feet wet.. meet other people or join a group?  Here is a list of some of the things you can find to be a part of at Grace Lutheran Church.  Please note:  this list is always changing and new things are being added!  Got an idea about a new ministry or event that you think people at Grace would like?  Let us know in the church office and we will connect you with the person who can help make that happen..  Questions?  Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 206.878.2460.

Worship at Grace

Our worship services provide meaning for all members and guests.  These services combine music, scripture, sacraments, teaching and preaching to promote spiritual growth. God’s presence is felt through these worship experiences.

·         8:30 AM Sunday Traditional service

·         11:00 AM Sunday Contemporary service

·         Altar Guild

·         Choir – adult, children’s

·         Gospel Band

·         Children’s Choir

·         Handbell Choirs – Joyful Praise Ringers, Jubilant Ringers, Resounding Grace Ringers

·         Ushers/ Hospitality Team

·         Media Team

Fellowship at Grace

Members and guests of all ages take advantage of the fellowship opportunities we provide.  New members are welcomed into groups and activities that meet their needs. The majority of our members are involved in small groups.

·         Boomers +/- 

·         Community Connections - Bible studies and Small Groups including 12 step, grief support, life support and others

·         Adulting with Grace

.      Empty Nesters

·         Esther Circle

·         Graceful Dining

·         Holiday Bazaar

·         Men of Grace

·         Men’s Bible Study Breakfast - 2nd Saturday

·         PACE (Program of Adult Continuing Education) 9:45 am Sunday

·         Graceful Seniors

·         Women’s Bible Study - 3rd Saturday

Ministry at Grace

Our congregation cares deeply for people in need in our congregation, our community, our nation, and our world.  Members, in significant numbers, put their faith into action by participating in outreach activities and missions.

·         Blood Drives 

·         Children and Family Ministries

·         Choir Ministry – children, adult

·         Contemporary Music Ministry

·         Financial Ministry

·         Des Moines Food Bank 

·         Free Community Meal - 2nd Tuesday, 5:00 pm

·         Friend to Friend America – Nursing Home Visitation

·         Grace Children’s Center – Child Care 

·         grace in ACTION – Helping Hands in Our Community

·         Grace Lutheran Preschool

·         Graceland Men’s Shelter

·         Handbell Music Ministry – children, adult

·         KidReach Tutoring - Thursday evenings

·         Lutheran Counselling Network

·         Lutheran World Relief Quilt and Kit Mniistry

·         Mobile Dental Van Ministry

·         Parish Nurse Ministry

·         Pastoral Visitation 

·         Prayer Ministry

·         Property/Grounds

·         Prayer Chain

·         Graceful Seniors 

·         Short Term Missions– Guatemala, El Salvador, Jamaica, Haiti, Uganda

·         Sunday School 

·         Vacation Bible School

·         World Hunger and Disaster Relief 

·         Youth Ministry – Summer MIssion Teams, Retreats, Lutherhaven

Discipleship at Grace

Our members, guests, and their children take advantage of the many study opportunities we provide.  We continuously update and improve our Sunday school programs and adult learning classes to offer the very best learning experiences for everyone.

·         PACE (Program for Adult Continuing Education) 9:45 am Sunday

·         Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday

·         Bible Study

·         Women’s Bible Study

·         Men’s Bible Study

·         Esther Circle

·         Community Connections - Small Groups

Outreach/ Evangelism at Grace

We share the Good News.  We reach individuals and families without a church home in our community as reflected by our growth.  Our members invite friends and neighbors to services and activities on a regular basis.

·         Vacation Bible School

·        Community Easter Egg Hunt

For more information and upcoming events:

·         See our website

Our Mission

To glorify God by dedicating ourselves to loving God, loving our neighbor as ourselves and making disciples for Christ.

For more information about Grace and how you can get involved

·         See our website

·         Call us at 206-878-2460

·         Email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Prayer Chain

If you would like your church community to pray for your needs please give us a call. Or if you are a prayer warrior, we invite you to join us in this ministry.