Grinnell Friends Church (GFC) says, “Hi and welcome!” That is how we talk around here. We are comfortable and casual in dress and manner. We are a multi-generational group of people (with a contemporary flair) who enjoy times of Christian fellowship for all ages. We like people who have been coming here for years, and we like and welcome new people. We enjoy old friendships, and we would love to make some new friendships too. There is a place for YOU right here!
Ultimately, we believe our church experience is about more than just friendships with each other. At its core, all is about building a healthy relationship and friendship with God. Some people see God as a distant, transcendent figure with whom they could never build a friendship. We say, “We know a God who is not distant and unreachable. The true God is right here with us and is reaching out to one and all.”
We believe that the Bible is God’s Word – His revelation of Truth to us. We teach it, and preach it, talk it and walk it. And if we do not do it well, we need to change. The wonderful good news is that Jesus Christ provides the means for us to make those changes.
So, if you are looking for some healthy relationships (with God and with other people too); if you are looking for other people with whom you can make friends; if you are open to allowing God to make a few healthy changes in you; then, YOU just might find you are pretty comfortable here. We are not perfect people, and we are not a perfect church. But we are sincerely trying to let God make us into a healthy people and a healthy church.
Come check us out, friend. We will be looking for you! Pastor Steve Savage
November Scripture for Memory - Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."