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Grace United Methodist Church

  • 201 S. Church St.
    Union, South Carolina 29379
  • Phone (864)427-1266
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Welcome to Grace United Methodist Church,

Union South Carolina

Contact Us at 864-427-1266 or


Welcome to Grace…a loving family inviting everyone to come & experience God’s love fresh & new. Join us and let’s share the gospel in life as we serve our community.


To love God completely and to serve Jesus Christ unselfishly


Grace is a Safe Sanctuary Church

If Everyone at Grace Served Like Me, What Kind of Church Would This Church Be?


Looking ahead at GREAT THINGS FOR GRACE!

Please let the church office know if you ever need transportation to an event!


Regenia Greer will be celebrating her 90th birthday on July 24th. Anyone wishing to send her best wishes on this very special occasion can send a card to 402 Springdale Drive, Union, SC 29379.



There is a need for altar flowers that usually serve for two weeks.  If you'd like to place flowers at the altar, please call the church office at 864-427-1266.  The dates needed are:

Aug, 14       September 4         October 23, 30     

November 6,13,20,24,27      December 4,11,18,24,25


AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Grace UMC or your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop with AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection, and convenient shopping experience as, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to Grace UMC or the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support. This is a great way to support Grace.


    Did you know that in the last year Epworth Children's Home served over 1,000 children and families? Each of these children has this opportunity because of United Methodist churches in South Carolina who embrace and provide for this ministry in support of the children and families in our state. We will participate in the annual Mother's Day Offering was on Sunday May 8th, 2022 to benefit the children who call Epworth home, as well as each child and family touched by Epworth's ministries. Please be in prayerful consideration of what God is calling you to give to this valuable and life changing ministry.  For more information about Epworth Children's Home, visit them online at


Blessing Boxes We now have two Blessing Boxes! They are both being frequently visited so please bring your donations to place in the Blessing Box donation containers at church entrances or to the church office. Please help us keep these boxes supplied for our community members in need.


Nursing Homes Project Our first donations of Bingo Prizes went to Heartland and Ellen Sagar Nursing Homes. The (employees and the residents were thrilled! Please continue to support this ministry!


Interpretive DanceWe are excited for our first Princesses of the King interpretive dance performance.  Hazel Lawson, Ember Love, and Lane Wagner have been practicing weekly with Mrs. Vickie Phillips, assisted by Trinity Smith.  We appreciate Vickie beginning this new ministry. 





Contact Us  
Grace United Methodist Church
201 S. Church St.
Union, South Carolina 29379
Phone (864)427-1266

Children’s Ministry Room Update

We are so appreciative of all donations to our Children’s Ministry Fundraisers. Spaces are still available on our Summer Fundraiser Calendars for donations. We are extremely excited to report that Mike Farr has completed painting our Children’s room. Buddy Blackmon, Stewart Wagner, Brandon Gardner, and Brad Valentine have installed the flooring. There is still more to be accomplished. However, we are so excited with the progress. The room is bright, cheerful, and very “kid-friendly”!! Please come by to see! Many thanks to our Trustees for their expertise with this special ministry for our children.

Back with a Splash August 2nd 6-8pm

The registration form is attached to the bulletin. Please register, tear off, and place in offering plate or bring to the church office. The deadline to register is Tuesday, July 26th.

VBS July 31-Aug. 2

Vacation Bible School starts next Sunday, July 31 and ends on Tuesday, August 2. The theme is "Anchored, Deepening Your Faith in God". Please encourage your children and /or grandchildren to invite friends, neighbors, and classmates.  Registration forms are available at both sanctuary entrances, the Welcome Table, or in the church office.

Directory Pictures

A sign-up sheet for anyone still needing their picture taken for our church directory is located at the side entrance to the sanctuary. You may call the church office during regular working hours, also.

Blessing Boxes

Thank you for your contributions to the Grace Blessing Boxes!  A special thanks to Tim Jenkins and William Stevens for their generous donation to this effort. 

Bingo Donations

Many thanks to all who contributed to the donations this month for Heartland Assisted Living and Ellen Sagar Nursing Home.  The residents were delighted to receive these items as Bingo and other prizes. 

Nursery Workers Needed

Grace is asking for volunteers to be ready to help with the nursery when infants are present at church services.  If you would be willing to volunteer your time once a month or less, please give our Nursery Coordinator, Brooke Valentine, a call at 864-426-2776.  Your help with this ministry will be greatly appreciated.

August 2022 Family Night Supper

Our next Family Night Supper is planned for August. We will have Family Night Suppers on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6pm.  A different group for the Adult Sunday School Class will be the hostesses each month.  Also, those hosting will each provide the meat and tea.  Everyone else can bring any dish they would like to bring.  Make plans to come and enjoy the food, fun, and fellowship.  Mark your calendars.  

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