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​Come as you are!

To worship at Grace is to attend a party. 

WORSHIP

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 11:00 am Sunday services are virtual

using Zoom and Facebook Live.

9:00 am services are are not currently meeting.

9:00 AM TRADITIONAL SERVICE

The 9:00 a.m. service is quiet, contemplative, very relaxed and friendly. Hymnals and bulletins are used for the worship songs and prayers. Healing prayer is offered during communion and kids are welcome to join us or engage in parallel worship in the kids' worship corner.

11:00 AM CONTEMPORARY SERVICE

At the 11:00 a.m. service, everything you need to follow along with worship is projected so that instead of looking down at your prayer book and hymnal, you can focus on worship and use your hands for clapping. Our praise band often has a cellist, a drummer or two, and sometimes a violin. Our choir is open to anyone who wants to sing. Healing prayer is available during communion which occurs every Sunday.

Children & Youth

At the 11:00 a.m. service, there is a children's sermon right after the opening prayer that can involve anything from stilts to party hats, puppets, spontaneous skits or games. All ages of children are invited forward to participate.

 

Right after the children's sermon, kids (Pre-K to 5th grade) are invited to go to Sunday School,

returning to the sanctuary for communion with their families.

Infants and toddlers are invited to move around and explore in the worship corner with their caregivers in the sanctuary,

or to be dropped off at the nursery area in the gym next door.   

Members of the youth group meet every other Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and for special outings and events throughout the year.

Our youth are also active participants in many of our ministries, serving in worship as acolytes and readers,

as assistants in Sunday school, and as members of the hospitality ministry.

Sermons

Rev. Laurie is an energetic and effective preacher who delivers sermons that connect us to the Scriptures through everyday illustrations and narratives. Grace Church is also blessed with a number of lay preachers who each bring their own individual styles in their presentations of the Word of God.

Grace Church Van Vorst Choir

Our choir is a dynamic group of many talents led by the incredible Dr. Colin Britt. During the pandemic, the choir has continued to virtually meet weekly and to record individually from home with Colin editing all the recordings into extraordinary videos which have brought us closer together through worship.

CONTACT US

Phone: (201) 659-2211

Email: office@gracevanvorst.org 

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ADDRESS

39 Erie Street

Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

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The entrance to the church through the gym, at 39 Erie Street, is wheelchair accessible. The main entrance to the sanctuary is on 2nd Street. Contact us if you have questions or need assistance.

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