Grace Grace United Methodist Church
Kokomo, Indiana

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Grace Photo Albums

Here are some photo albums from various activities of the church. Contact the webmaster if you would like to add albums here.

Album Link   Description Photographer

July 2012

Scottish Youth visit

A group of Scottish youth, in July 2012, visited Grace United Methodist Church in Kokomo, Indiana. Val Harris

Dec 22, 2011

Christmas Photos

Ann Bradshaw, the editor of our powerpoint slide show, has collected Christmas Family Photos from members of our congregation. Ann Bradshaw, editor with Val Harris contributing some.

Aug 21, 2011

Ice Cream Social

A "Back to School" Celebration. We enjoyed tasty hot dogs and ice cream, enjoyed with good friends and delightful fun.

Brian Getz, the Balloon Man, "" , and our own Orchestra provided the entertainment.

Val Harris and Jan Wall

July 10, 2011

Reception for Pastor Mark and Rebecca Hill

A welcome reception held at the parsonage home of Jeff and Pastor Stacee. Val Harris

July 3, 2011

First Sunday for Pastor Mark and Rebecca Hill

"Telling the Story" was the title of Mark's first Sermon. His sermon helped us to learn Mark's story. He challenged us to respond to the love of Jesus and tell our story.. Val Harris

November 14, 2010

FFH Concert

FFH, a contemporary Christian group, preformed at Grace on November 14, 2010. We hope these photos will help you to share the excitement or memory.


FFH Website

Lee Flasche and Jan Wall

Fall of 2010

Rebuilding the Sanctuary Organ

In the Fall of 2010 Grace's Austin Organ was being rebuilt by Thad Reynolds and his company in Marion Indiana. This rebuild does not involve the pipes, but rather the controls which will be operated from a new electronic console. Val Harris

August 29

Brian Getz at

Ice Cream Social

Brian Getz makes balloon characters

Brian Getz brought his Balloon Ministry to Grace Church.

He made hats and characters both at Worship and at the neighborhood Ice Cream Social

Val Harris

July 7, 2070

Youth at Epworth Forest

Grace Youth at Epworth Forest

Eleanor and Val Harris visit with youth and bring evening meal. Pastor Stacee and Jeff Gehring served as counselors.


Eleanor and Val Harris
Apr 25 2010
Here I Am Lord
Here I Am Lord Here I Am Lord Tim Garner
Feb 25 2010

Email Newsletter

"Experience Grace" Our Email Newsletter features photos of recent fun activities

  • Youth Lead worship
  • 50's Bash
  • Walk in the cold
  • Pastors dance
  • New Members

Jan Wall
Jan 16-18 2010 Jr/Sr Hi Youth Ski Trip to Timber Ridge Ann Bradshaw
Dec 24 2008
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve Christmas Eve Candlelight Service Tim Garner
Dec 19 2008
Andrew Peterson Concert
Andrew Peterson Andrew Peterson Concert
"Behold the Lamb of God"
Tim Garner
June 23-28
VBS at Main St UMC
Theme: Serving our neighbors in God's Big Backyard with Kokomo UMC Cluster of Churches  
May 12
Theme: Rockin' with Mom Jan Wall
May 4
Children Rehearse for Mother's Day
"The Lord's Prayer"
  Children Rehearse in the Sanctuary, the week before Mother's Day Val Harris
May 4
Children Rehearse for Mother's Day
"Love "
  Children Rehearse in the Sanctuary, the week before Mother's Day Val Harris
May 4
Potluck Dinner
Slide Show with music     Val Harris
April 18
Caedmon's Call Concert
Caemon's Call in Concert Noted Touring Concert Group Comes to Kokomo at Grace UMC Lee Flasche and Jan Wall
Added Grace     Pastor Steve speaks to Added Grace about observations about the differences between European and American Christianity, October 2, 2007 Val Harris

Youth Sunday
Youth Sunday was observed September 30, 2007.  Youth took all leadership parts in the worship service.  GUMBY, the new 6th grade Band, made its debut.  You presented a pantomime/drama.  Andrew Shively delivered the proclamation, "Speed Bumps on the Road to Christ."

Val Harris
Henderson Settlement Work Camp Team

Henderson Settlement, KY work Camp Team Sept 2007 Tim Garner
Steve and Jayna Beutler's Renewal Leave Pastor Steve and Jayna Butler have included many photos of their Summer 2007 Renewal Leave Pastor Steve and Jayna Butler
Relay for Life Graceful Walkers raised dollars for cancer research and the United Methodist Men served Saturday Breakfast  -June 15-16, 2007 Val Harris
Pastor Chris ordained  Elder at Annual Conference Pastor Chris Roberts was ordained to the Order of Elders on Saturday, June 2 at 1:30 p.m. in Elliott Hall of Music at Purdue University.  Jan Wall
Get to know our newest members
Individual Photos
New Members received May 20 2007 Val Harris

Kokomo Urban Outreach

VBS at Trinity UMC The Theme was Quest for Truth Val Harris
Concert   November 19 at Grace Church Ralph Cory
Lee Flasche

Mississippi Work Camp 2006

Chuck Hefley's Photos   Hurricane relief in Pass Christian and Gulfport, MS, May 2006 Chuck Hefley
Brownfield's Photos   Hurricane relief in Pass Christian and Gulfport, MS, May 2006 (Donna's written account.pdf) Donna Brownfield

Children's Activities

Fiesta!   Vacation Bible School 2006 Jan Wall

Youth Activities

Ichthus 2007 Photos of Grace trip to Ichthus near Asbury College, KY
TJ Knowland
2007 Sr. Hi Institute Photos of Grace Youth at Sr. Hi Institute, held at the Grace Cottage, Epworth Forest, on Lake Webster, at North Webster in North Indiana TJ Knowland
Confirmation Class 2006   Photos from Confirmation Sunday, June 2006 Val Harris
Epworth Forest 2006 Entire Group in front of Kokomo Grace CottageCottage Senior High Institute at Grace Cottage, North Webster, IN Katie Wall
Farewell Slide Show At the Farewell celebration for Pastors Rob and Grace Marie Ransom, the youth presented this slide show Kasey May
Farewell Video   Video presented by youth at same Farewell (15 Mbyte) Kasey May
Down/Up Dance Video   Video of Dance to song "He's Down.. He's Up" done by Ransoms with the youth at the Farewell Val Harris

Senior Adult Fellowship

Southern Indiana and Kentucky Bus Trip Added Grace trip to French Lick and West Baden Springs Resort and Casino, Bradenton, KY, My Old Kentucky Home, Lincoln's Birthplace, Churchill Downs, Louisville Glass Museum. Huber Farm and Restaurant, May 2007.  
Cincinnati Road Trip Added Grace trip to Cincinnati May 2006 Galen Hodge


CAM Christas Party   Coordinated Assistance Ministries, an Ecumenical Ministry to the Homeless
December 20, 2006 CAM took over the entire lower level of Grace UMC to spread joy and love to the homeless
Thomas E. Hagan, CAM Volunteer
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