Center of Grace is the mission and outreach center of Grace United Methodist located in Grace's original building in Olathe, Kan. The outreach center offers several different sorts of ministries including an all-Spanish worship service called "Iglesia Centro de Gracia," a clothing closet and food pantry, and a variety of educational classes.
What They Offer
BOY SCOUTS: provides Boy Scout programming to youth in Olathe through Troope 86 and District activities, Mondays, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
CLOTHES CLOSET: provides free clothing and shoe vouchers to those who need them
EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY: provides a box of staples for community members in need of food , 913-764-1353
CONGREGATIONAL SPORTS ACTIVITIES: provides access to sports activities for members of the congregation 913-764-1353
KANSAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF: provides on-job training in building maintenance for KSD students in special needs classes
GRACE COMMUNITY DINNER: provides a meal and fellowship time
Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., 913-397-9964
RECOVERY OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES FOR USE ON MISSION TRIPS: recovers medical supplies that would otherwise be discarded for us by medical mission trips originating in the Olathe community, 903-768-8538
OLDER ADULT ACTIVITIES: provides programming for older adult members of the congregation and the community
ENGLISH SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES: provides classes in English for individuals wishing to acquire English skills, Sponsored by: JCCC, Grace UMC, Center of Grace
Phone: 913-764-1353 ext. 3005
STEP UP, DROPOUT RECOVERY PROGRAM: provides opportunity for dropouts to earn a high school diploma, Sponsors: Olathe School District, Greenbush, Phone: 913-254-0482
MIGRANT EVEN START: works with migrant families with children birth to 7, including ESL, Adult Basic Education, Parenting classes, pre-school activities, home visits, after-school tutoring, Partners: JCCC, Olathe School District, Grace UMC, Phone: 913-764-1353 ext. 3010
IGLESIA CENTRO DE GRACIA: worship service Sundays at 10:00 a.m.
BILINGUAL SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR KIDS: provides an opportunity for children to learn about the Bible Sundays at 12:00 noon
PRAYER GROUP: provides an opportunity for people to gather for prayer
Wednesdays, 12:00 noon
FAMILY PHYSICAL FELLOWSHIP: provides families an opportunity to exercise together, Saturdays, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
GRACE HISPANIC MINISTRY TASK FORCE: provides a community-wide meeting place for individuals and programs involved in providing services to the Hispanic community
Third Thursday of every month at 11:30 a.m., Phone: 913-764-1353 ext. 3003
BILINGUAL VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: provides Christian education for elementary school-age children in the summer. 6:00-8:30 p.m., 913-764-1353 ext 3003
SUMMER SACK LUNCH PROGRAM: provides nutritious lunches during the summer to children who normally receive lunch at school
913-764-1353 ext 3003
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