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Posts by Morgan Johnson

Breath Prayer

The Breath Prayer that we know today originated with the Desert Mothers and Fathers The Breath Prayer that we know today originated with the Desert Mothers and Fathers as a way to “pray without ceasing” (1 Thessalonians 5:17). It’s a way to center yourself in God as your begin our day. Close your eyes and…

Vacation Bible School 2018 Mission Project – “Operation Kid to Kid”

At our 2018 VBS programs, the children collected donations in special seed packs (shown above). The proceeds from these efforts are going to be used to provide drought tolerant fruit and vegetable seeds for Haitian families. Not only will the harvest from these crops provide food for these families, but they’ll also provide more seeds…

Annual Conference Announces a New Vision for our Mission Projects

This year, the mission projects for Annual Conference will match the mission offerings given during Conference worship services. Our Bishop has selected the three projects: Arizona Justice for Our Neighbors (AZ JFON / Tucson), The Inn Project (Tucson) and our international offering – Tongan relief aide. The success of these mission ministries depends on the…

Volunteers Make a Difference!

Over 20 people who volunteer in the Adult Learning Center program met for a  potluck dinner and kickoff for the new school year.  Grace is so fortunate to have such a loyal and dedicated bunch – making a difference in so many lives. [huge_it_slider id=”11″] Volunteers do everything from teaching the students,  to assisting the…

Why Give to Grace?

The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each must give as they has decided in their heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9: 6-7 Here at Grace we rejoice in witnessing all the ways God’s love is…

Welcome, Alma Aguirre-Olivares!

Sunday in worship, I announced that the cabinet intends to appoint Alma Aguirre-Olivares as the co-pastor at Grace UMC. She will lead our ministry with Hispanic-culture and Spanish-speaking people in the community. I am beyond excited for what’s ahead of us. We are already seeing signs of new life at Grace so I know that it’s going to bloom in amazing ways.…