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We don’t care how you’re dressed, how many tattoos you have, or who you voted for.
We’re all on a journey from brokenness to wholeness in Christ. Come and share your journey with us!
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What to Expect
When you arrive, you can expect to be welcomed into a friendly, positive environment by people who are genuinely excited to see you.
You’ll be able to connect at your own pace. If you’re ready to jump right in, the Action Team is the place for you! Want to take it slow? Great! We’re just glad you’re here!
On Sunday, expect:
Opportunities to Connect:
- A place to grow.Connect to discipleship through one of our Sunday School classes (9:30am on Sundays) or Wednesday Night Discipleship (7:30pm).
- A chance to make a difference.God created you with gifts and skills that you can use to change lives in your community and the world. The Action Team and I Love My City are opportunities to serve the church and your community.
- A way to grow.We want to equip you with the tools to develop as a fully devoted follower of Christ. Sunday morning worship equips believers and families to pursue a life in Christ.
Your family will enjoy:
- A blended worship environment. Sunday mornings include inter-generational family worship.
- Fun for kids.Moments of the service are specifically designed to engage kids.
- A night just for teens.STRIVE meets on Sunday evenings at 6:30pm for students 6th through 12th grade.
For Your Kids
At Grand Ledge Church of the Nazarene, kids are not an afterthought; they’re our priority. Sundays will quickly become your family’s favorite day of the week. Our church is committed to providing an environment that is safe, clean, fun, and which fosters spiritual growth.
We take a different approach than many churches. Rather than sending the kids off to children’s church during the worship service, we believe they learn best by encountering the example of their parents, grandparents, and the adults of the church who are investing in their lives. Adults and children worship together in an inter-generational service that is designed to engage all ages. There are moments of each service designed just for the kids, and times during worship when our children can serve, lead, and grow.
WHAT DO I WEAR?
You’ll find everything from casual clothes to suits at our worship gatherings. Our focus is not on what you look like or what you wear. Dress in whatever you find comfortable!
YOUR FIRST VISIT
Our goal is to make you feel welcome from the moment you walk through the door. Our friendly greeters will help you to know exactly where to go. Your family is in good hands!
Gathering in Christian Love to Serve our Community and Neighbors
GATHER – “Gather” is the word we use to emphasize the importance of gathering as a congregation for worship. We believe that the worship service is formational, and our desire in worship is to encounter God in ways that are transformational. Weekly worship is foundational for spiritual growth.
LOVE – “Love” is how we describe the importance of discipleship. For too long, the church has thought of discipleship as the transmission of information. We take a different approach. Successful discipleship fosters a genuine and growing love for Christ in the heart of the disciple.
COMMUNITY – “Community” emphasizes the importance of connecting to the body of Christ by engaging in the fellowship of the church. We all need Christian community, and one of the ways we grow as Christians is to experience the joy of uplifting and encouraging fellowship.
NEIGHBORS – “Neighbors” describes our commitment to our friends, coworkers, neighborhood and community. We believe that Jesus calls us to be representatives of his kingdom, to love those who are undervalued in society, and to serve the needs of the people around us. We engage in service ministries regularly and intentionally, often under the umbrella of I Love My City.
Meet Our Staff
Pastor Nick Highland has served as a senior pastor in the Church of the Nazarene since 2011. He received his undergraduate degree in Theology and Ministry from Southern Nazarene University in 2010, and his master’s degree in Pastoral Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University in 2017.
Nick and his wife, Carmen, have four young children. They enjoy weekly family time, small family trips, camping in the summer, and board games.
Corinne has served as our Outreach and Fellowship Director since January, 2020. She organizes church ministries and events, including our Action Team and I Love My City.
Corinne and her husband, Cody, have have one son.
The Action Team is the easiest way to plug into the life of the church. The Action Team meets on the first Sunday of each month after the worship service to plan fellowship and outreach ministries, form ministry teams, and partner with church members to turn good ideas into well-planned events and ministries.
I Love My City
I Love My City is one of the most exciting ministries of Grand Ledge Church of the Nazarene. Through I Love My City, we connect to our community through service ministry. We have painted the flower pots in downtown Grand Ledge, picked up the trash after parades and city festivals, and brought appreciation gifts to city officials, businesses, and city servants.
COVID-19 Update: Our AA members have informed us that they prefer to utilize online meetings at this time. As a result, AA is not currently meeting in our building. For information about online meetings, visit https://aa-intergroup.org/
You do not need to be a regular attender or a member of our church to attend our AA meetings. The only requirement for attending the AA meetings is that you have a desire to stop drinking.
The meetings are closed, meaning that only those who are in need of recovery and/or currently in recovery are allowed to attend.
AA Groups meet every Thursday and Friday evening from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in our fellowship hall.
Your kids are our priority. Children are never an afterthought at Grand Ledge Church of the Nazarene. We share in your desire to see your children grow in Christ in a safe environment. Age-appropriate lessons, highly invested teachers, and an emphasis on safety are just a few of the great things you’ll love about our children’s ministries.
Wednesday Night Children’s Ministry begins at 7:30 pm.
Sunday School begins at 9:30 am.
Students from 6th through 12th grade enjoy a friendly and inclusive atmosphere. Adult youth workers are dedicated to providing a great learning experience and an accepting and engaging environment Students are challenged in our Sunday School class. They have a great time in our Sunday evening youth gatherings and they are encouraged to worship and develop spiritually by exercising their ministry gifts.
We are intentional about youth development, and include them in ministry planning and church leadership. Summer camps are a highlight, as are talent and sports events through our district and regional church organization.
Sunday Evening Youth Group begins at 6:30 pm.
Sunday School begins at 9:30 am.
We are convinced that discipleship needs to reach the heart, not just the head. Knowing about Jesus is great – but knowing Jesus is even better. Our Sunday School classes and discipleship ministries focus on spiritual formation in addition to biblical information. We believe that faith is a journey, and becoming more like Christ is critical to participating in God’s kingdom.
Wednesday Evening Adult Bible Study begins at 7:30 pm.
Sunday School begins at 9:30 am.
3432 Jefferson Hwy
Grand Ledge, MI 48837