Grace Fellowship is an ethnically diverse church serving God and the shoreline communities near New Haven. We are a place of celebration were people just like yourself come together to celebrate the one thing that we value most, our relationship with God. Our purpose is to reach our communities with the truth of the Gospel and to equip and empower believers for service.
GRACE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH
Showing God’s love through Worship, Discipleship, Fellowship, And Evangelism.
Music and arts are very important in GFC’s worship celebration. A full band and five singers take the stage every Sunday and invite fellow believers, friends and guests, to join and worship God together with contemporary songs and music. Our focus is not to impress visitors or put on a performance, we simply wish to magnify God’s name and to connect you with His presence.
We believe that true worship can cleanse the heart, renew the mind from the daily stress of life, and prepare it to listen to simple but relevant Christ-centered preaching. If you have no place to go on Sunday, we invite you to stop by and listen; you just might hear something that will transform you.
GFC operate under the idea that each person should aim to win, disciple, and mentor other people in the Christian faith. So we are committed to make each member a disciple maker, to equip, mentor, and support members for the fulfillment of the Great commission; helping each member to discover his/her gifts and how to integrate them in ministry (SHAPE Class).
We do this best trough one-on-one discipleship and our CLASS Program (CLASS 101 to 401).
We are social beings who need fellowship with God and with other believers. Our life groups (small groups) are great tools to promote healthy relationships that help members find intimate community, practical help, support, and accountability.
If you come Sunday we will meet you after service at Cafellowship, a time for refreshment and fellowship with the finest group of people you will ever meet.
Jesus Christ commanded his followers to go and make disciples. Obedience to this command requires a proactive approach in sharing the Gospel in a continuum that begins in the local community and expands to people in other nations. GFC is committed to local and world evangelism. We currently evangelize the local community with Christ centered services in two languages (English and Spanish), one-on-one discipleship, and hosting life groups
We also sponsor missionaries in four countries, including the Philippines where a family from our local church has established a mission, planted a church, and is currently in the process of planting a second one.
Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
II Corinthians 5:20
Meet the Grace Fellowship leadership team
God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life. He desires to have fellowship with you. However, your sin separates you from a holy and perfect God and you are unable to have a relationship with Him without the forgiveness of your sins. The Bible teaches about a literal, eternal heaven and a literal, eternal hell. You must choose Jesus to choose heaven. God is offering the invitation of a lifetime right now. Make the wise decision to read and accept His invitation of salvation today.
Where can God use your talents?
We believe that the greatest benefit a person will receive by attending a small group is the close relationships that will develop. You’ll discover that your needs, problems and conflicts are not unique. In a small group, you can ask questions, participate in a discussion of the test or subject, and hear other insights and illustrations of truth.
While the nation gets constantly overwhelmed by images and messages that distort God’s truth and shift people further from Him, our desire is to see media used to draw people closer to the one who saves – Jesus Christ. Grace Medias purpose is to explore our gifts to advance the mission of the church and the message of the Gospel.
As you enter college, you begin a new exciting journey. These next years will define who you really are. You will encounter things you would never have imagined; things you might not be prepared for. That was why Grace Fellowship Church created SHIFT Young Adult Ministry.
Worship is a way of life for the believer. The worship ministry at GFC seeks to model and encourage each other and our congregation in that way of life through song. We love to use the musical gifts God has given us to lift the name of Jesus high in gratitude and surrender, glorifying our Father through the power and presence of the Holy Spirit.
It is God’s vision and heart to see that all men stand up and take their God given place as the priest of their homes, watchman to their families and churches, willing servants, loving and honest husbands, responsible fathers and to be men of integrity.
Women have special gifts from God, talents that He has blessed them with. WOG is committed to help women discover their gifts, and how to match those gifts to needs in the church and even in the community, empowering them to serve others with their talents.
In response to the social and spiritual needs of the youth within our church and community we are providing programs, activities, and events that which allow the youth to build a strong foundation of faith.
At Grace Fellowship, we believe that God’s kingdom starts with children. Our goal is to set them on the path to a lifelong relationship with our savior, Jesus Christ. To that aim, children are taught biblical values and principles.
My granddaughter Isabella has a special ability; she can play and talk with her dolls and toys for endless amounts of time. She has a room in my house where she goes to play. Like Lucy in CS Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, she finds an entrance to her Narnia; I can hear her telling stories to her dolls and toys about Daddy and Mommy, about Wela, and sometimes about Welo (that is me). Ev …
Things to keep in mind as we go through our sermons series on the parables:
- Parables are little stories used to teach one lesson. You should keep that in mind- a parable doesn’t address many questions, only one; it doesn’t address many issues, just one; it doesn’t cover many points, but one. This means that if we try to find a meaning …
Listen to our current sermons
- Nov 15, 2015Jonah
- Nov 8, 2015Are you the one He is looking for?
- Oct 13, 2015A true Connection with God: What does the world see in us?
- Sep 13, 2015Where is your Passion? The Parable of the 10 Virgins
- Aug 23, 2015Understanding Forgiveness:The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant
- Aug 16, 2015Running the Race
- Aug 2, 2015The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector
GRACE BLOG DEVOTIONALS
Have you ever tried staring into the sun? When I was a child, it was a game we would play. Lets see who can last the longest. Most kids never made it past 3 seconds. And once you were finished, you couldn’t see much for a few minutes. There was a time that I actually wanted to see what the sun looked like. I tried…and failed. It just blinded me. You just can’t see it with the naked eye. But there are telescopes …
The Bible describes our predicament: “There is no one righteous, not even …
We usually look at other people’s lives and think, “Man, they have it good.” We live unhappily thinking that our lives could be so much better than it is now. Wanting more, envying others for what they have and feeling like victims of circumstance. Look at this article from Christianity today:
“Being a Facebook user, I love posting prayer requests or sharing photographs with friends and family member …
Have you ever watched those epic fail videos on YouTube? Let me tell you, I can spend hours just watching that stuff. The things people try to do, knowing they cant, is just ridiculous! There was one video of a man trying to do a flip off of his roof onto a trampoline. Well, he jumped…he made it to the trampoline…then he bounced off, hit the side of the house and landed on his head. That video got me thinkin …
Grace Fellowship Church
Address: 965 West Main Street, Branford, CT 06405
Phone: (203) 488-8107
Pastor: David Rodriguez
Tuesdays: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Sundays: 11:00am to 1:00pm
Sundays: 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Tuesdays: 9:30am to 12:00pm
Thursdays: 10:00am to 1:00pm
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