Local Missions

God has planted us each where we are for a purpose – and that includes the places where we live, eat out, work, and take our kids to sports/school.

What if we didn’t just see these as places where we got things done, but instead, as fields ripe for the harvest where God can use us to transform lives by reaching people with the gospel right where we are? It would change everything!

Graceland is strongly committed to missions. Like the Church in Antioch of the book of Acts, we feel compelled to send out from our midst those who would minister GLOBALLY and LOCALLY. Our goal is to be a faith family of world-impacting disciples who are partnering with our brothers and sisters here in Kentuckiana and around the world to produce ever multiplying disciples all around our city, our country, and to the ends of the world.

Local Partnerships

GRACE STATION THRIFT SHOPPE

The Grace Station Thrift Shoppe, 3417 Grant Line Road, is open Wednesday–Saturday, 9am–5pm. We need volunteers to sort and to run the cash register during these hours. We are also interested in students who desire to do community service for their schools. If interested, please contact Pastor Jon Pearce at (812) 944-6448. Our manager for the thrift store is Marilyn Carmack.

Visit the Grace Station Thrift Shoppe Website

FOOD PANTRY

Help collect food and clothing for needy persons/families in the area. Contact the Church at (812) 944-6448.

ABUNDANT LIFE MEMORIAL GARDENS

Abundant Life Memorial Gardens, a sacred resting place, exists for the members of Graceland Baptist Church, as well as the community of Southern Indiana.

The atmosphere we have created at Abundant Life Memorial Gardens is intended to soften the grief of those who walk onto the property. Our staff understands grieving the loss of a loved one and will always show deep concern, providing care and assistance as needed.

Visit the Abundant Life Memorial Gardens Website

CARPENTER’S HELPERS

Grab a hammer and help us build wheelchair ramps. Contact the church at (812) 944-6448.

CHOICES RESOURCE CENTER

We want people who love babies. We provide practical help and support to women and girls facing an unplanned pregnancy. Contact Rose Condra at (812) 941-0872.

ORPHAN CARE ALLIANCE

Simply put, James 1:27 describes pure and faultless religion as caring for orphans and widows. Acting on this Biblical invitation, OCA equips Christians and connects them with opportunities to care for fatherless children and family preservation. We desire to see every child have a home and know the love of a family with the body of Christ leading the efforts. Knowing that welcoming a child into your home is not for every family, OCA provides opportunities to engage in orphan care whether it’s adopting or advocating. The Church can help!

AFTER THE WAR

This ministry is in the early stages of development. They will be ministering to those struggling with post-war challenges. Contact Kevin Wagner for more information.

HOPE OF SOUTHERN INDIANA

A faith-based ministry that utilizes community resources to provide services and opportunities for the area. Contact Christine Harbeson.

KLOTHE-A-KID

“Jesus loves the little children” You can show that love by providing clothing to children in need throughout Kentuckiana. Contact Bethany Kennedy at (502) 298-7548.

NURSING HOME MINISTRY

Reaching out to seniors in various nursing homes in the area. Contact Pastor Jon Pearce at (812) 944-6448.

YOUTH SHELTER

God has provided ways to show His love to these young residents of our Community Shelter. By giving meals, equipment and personal items, it shows someone cares. Most of all, God cares. Contact Nancy Patterson at (812) 948-3318.

PRAYER BLANKET MINISTRY

Be a “sew and sew” and help to provide tangible evidence of God’s love to those experiencing serious illnesses, surgeries or difficult life circumstances. The blankets are distributed to area Hosparus patients and as requested to others in our community. To request a blanket or to participate in the ministry, contact Amy Austin, at [email protected] or (502) 216-8436.

PRISON MINISTRY

“While I was in prison, you visited me.” Help provide Bible studies, musical events, etc. on a monthly, quarterly or seasonal basis. Contact Ron Boehmler.

REFUGE

Cross cultures and see Christ transform lives and bless the nations of Louisville. Contact Jonathan Braden at (502) 523-0659.

SOUTHERN INDIANA RIGHT TO LIFE

Educating our citizens regarding the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death. Contact us at (812) 945-1116.