Focused giving

Focused giving is designed to spur forward ministry work and godly financial stewardship by going beyond your regular contribution in order to make specific, tangible, and immediate kingdom impact. Your regular support maintains a healthy and vibrant church body, while focused gifts provide meaningful contributions toward specific ministry opportunities.  

Focused giving
All projects for 2022-2023

Focused giving is designed to spur forward ministry work and godly financial stewardship by going beyond your regular contribution in order to make specific, tangible, and immediate kingdom impact. 

The projects below represent our currently known focused gift opportunities for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. Consider how you can make meaningful contributions toward specific ministry opportunities. 

Projects for 2022 - 2023

counseling

Counseling Scholarships
Counseling Ministry

Goal:  $3,000

Sometimes, a couple or individual needs critical care in the form of a multi-day biblical counseling intensive, or other specialized care outside the walls of Grace Community Church. However, the cost is an obstacle for many who need this help. This fund provides scholarships to alleviate that burden so that these couples/individuals can focus fully on healing in Christ during this time of intensive care

Funding Deadline
October 2022

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Downtown Meal Giveaways
Downtown Campus

Goal:  $1,000

We want to be generous because Christ has been generous with us. Your focused financial giving in this area will allow us to offer students a meal to share Christ's love and tell them more about our biblical community.

Funding Deadline
Fall 2022

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Family Support & Encouragement
Extending Grace

Goal:  $3,600

Support foster families by offering opportunities for them to bond and grow together. Funds donated will support events including renting the North Liberty pool to offer a free pool night twice in the winter, training for foster parents in the spring, as well as other fun family activities throughout the year.

Funding Deadline
Winter 2022

Funding Deadline
October 2022

Funding Deadline
Fall 2022

Funding Deadline
Winter 2022

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Groceries for families with new foster kids
Extending Grace

Goal:  $3,150

Receiving a new child into your home results many logistical pieces which need to align, as well as bonding between the parents and child. Extending Grace provides grocery delivery for these families to ease their time of transition. 

Funding Deadline
Recurring need

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Backpacks & School supplies
Extending Grace

Goal:  $3,500

'Back to School' is a time of year when families spend a lot of money preparing for school. Extending Grace plans to provide new backpacks and school supplies to over 180 families this year.  Help Extending Grace to alleviate some of the financial burden for these families.

Funding Deadline
Spring 2023

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Bible & Resources
Children's & Student Ministries

Goal:  $1,000

We would love to provide Bibles for any child or student that does not have one and can not afford one.  We would use this for outreach events and also for our own students in our ministries.

Funding Deadline
On-going need

Funding Deadline
Recurring need

Funding Deadline
Spring 2023

Funding Deadline
On-going need

holiday

Holiday Hospitality
Grace Operations

Goal:  $2,000

To provide additional decorations and refreshments for Christmas and Easter services.

Funding Deadline
December 2022

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Backyard Bible Club
Children's Ministry

Goal:  $1,500

Backyard Bible is an amazing opportunity to reach our neighbors with the gospel. Your gifts will be used to help make Bibles available for those who don’t have one, as well as help each Backyard Bible school have a block party for the families to come and see what the kids have been doing all week.

Funding Deadline
Spring 2023

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International Student Getaway
Global Outreach

Goal:  $2,000

These 5-day trips are a chance for international students to learn about Jesus with their peers while setting aside the distractions and pressures of being a student far from home. For many many international students who are now following Jesus, these trips are a key inflection point on their journey. Would you consider joining with us in opening the door for more students to come and see?

Funding Deadline
December 2022

Funding Deadline
December 2022

Funding Deadline
Spring 2023

Funding Deadline
December 2022