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We are followers of Jesus Christ who are striving to love others because God has loved us.  By His grace we have been given the opportunity to share the gospel in the Port Clinton, Catawba Island, and Marblehead areas.  If you have any questions or if you are just wondering who we are and what we do, please do not hesitate to visit or call.  We hope to see and worship God with you soon!

Grace and Peace

  • May5Thu

    The Nazirite pt. 2

    May 5, 2016
    One of the marks of a Christian is their distinctiveness.  Throughout scripture we read how Christians are supposed to act, think, look, and live differently than the surrounding culture.  Peter sums it up in 1 Peter 2:9 "But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light."  He goes on to urge Christians to be sojourners and exiles in this world.  Or in other words, he is pleading with them to remain the distinct chosen people they are.  Do you struggle being a distinct follower of Christ?

  • Apr28Thu

    The Nazirite pt. 1

    April 28, 2016
    Is it possible for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle?  If you have any common sense, you know the answer is a confident "no."  How about this, is it easy for a rich person to enter into the kingdom of heaven?  This question is a little more difficult, isn't it?  These are two questions that Jesus brings up in Matthew 19.  He explains to his disciples that it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle, than for a rich person to enter into the kingdom of God.  But how?  A camel doing such a thing is completely impossible.  And someone with an excessive amount of money could possibly enter into the kingdom of God, couldn't they?
  • Apr21Thu

    The Sly Culture

    April 21, 2016
    Romans 12:2 says, "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect."  When I read this passage, the only thought that comes to mind is, "Why is this so hard?"

    Why is it so hard to conform ourselves to Christ rather than the world?  If you are anything like me, you know exactly what I am talking about.  The culture around us seeps into our everyday lives and sometimes even dictates the way we live.  The culture affects us more than we think.  
  • Apr14Thu

    The Prospective Judge pt. 2

    April 14, 2016

    Are you the type of person who needs to see proof in order to believe something?  Do you need to see it for yourself in order to accept it?  In our everyday lives, proof transforms the way we think and act. This is not new to mankind.  We see it all throughout the Old Testament, and we especially see it in the story of Gideon.  

    According to Judges 6 and 7, proof was something Gideon needed in his life.  We learn that God saw Gideon's potential and that God was going to use Gideon to accomplish salvation for Israel.  The only problem was, Gideon.  God was going to use Gideon, but Gideon was not ready.  So God, being a God of grace, gave him what he needed in order to accomplish what He wanted.  Gideon might have not been ready, but God knew that, so in the course of Gideon's story, we see what God does to remedy this situation.

Upcoming Events


Camp Patmos Work Day - May 7, 2016 - 8:00 a.m.
We are heading to beautiful Camp Patmos to help them prepare for their summer ministry.  If you are interested in volunteering please call the church.  Every person will be responsible for their own ferry ticket, ferry parking, and lunch that day.

Child Dedication - May 8, 2016 - 10:30 a.m.

Grace will be having a Child dedication on May 8, 2016.  If you are interested in dedicating your child please call the church or Pastor Ryan.  Sign up deadline is May 1! 

Spring Cleaning - May 14, 2016 - 8:30 a.m.
It's that time of year again!  Help us clean the church to prepare for a busy summer season.  There are jobs for all ages and skill levels! 

Josh Burrill - May 15, 2016 - 6:00 p.m.
On May 15, we have the privilege to hear Josh Burrill speak about his upcoming ministry to Malta.  Make a point to come hear how the Lord is working overseas!

Men's Prayer Breakfast - May 21, 2016 - 8:30 a.m.
Men, come enjoy a great breakfast and fellowship every third Saturday of each month.  It is a great time for us to come together as men and pray for each other and for our church!
VBS Work Day - May 25, 2016 - 6:00 p.m.
Come help us prepare for our summer Vacation Bible School!  We will be working on decoration, crafts, and everything else that needs to be ready by June 6!  Hope you can come and help!
VBS Work Day - June 1, 2016 - 6:00 p.m.
Come help us prepare for our summer Vacation Bible School!  We will be working on decoration, crafts, and everything else that needs to be ready by June 6!  Hope you can come and help!

PrimeTimers - June 2, 2016 - 6:00 p.m.
This is our ministry dedicated to those who are 50+.  Come enjoy some food and fellowship every second Thursday of each month! 

Vacation Bible School
June 6-9, 2016 - 9:00-11:30 a.m.
All students who are entering kindergarten through those who just finished 5th grade are invited to join us as we Submerge into God's Word!  Our VBS will take place June 6-9 from 9:00-11:30 a.m.  Please call the church office and register your child today! 419-732-3964  

Service Times

Sunday

9:30 a.m. - Adult Sunday School
10:30 a.m. - Worship Service
10:30 a.m. - Children's Church - Dismissed during Service

6:00 p.m. - Bible Study - "Doctrine for life"

Tuesday
6:00 p.m. - Prayer Meeting

Wednesday
6:30 p.m. - Kids of Grace (K-5 grades)
6:30 p.m. - Fourth Soil Ministry (6-12 grades)