News and Events

Kathryn and Luis Vargas - Kathryn and Luis Vargas share a story of finding peace and home in the midst of turmoil. Read More
Raymie Veneble - Hello, my name is Raymie Venable, and today I want to share with you my journey back to the Methodist church. A journey which began in the United Methodist church but was often a winding road with no real home.… Read More
Jenny Beeson - I don’t know how God works, but I do know that I am most at home when I find myself in the company of curious and uncertain seekers. My first experience at GAUMC was at a Women’s Night where I… Read More
Frisco Helpers - Frisco Helpers Even during this difficult time of COVID, the Frisco Helpers (FH) Ministry continued to provide household repair, maintenance, and safety services to the seniors and special-needs residents of Frisco. They placed a heavy focus on safety aids—grab bars… Read More
Joyfully Connected Through Mission - Grace Avenue has continued to stay joyfully connected throughout the Covid-19 crisis. Service and Mission has been a key part of that connection. If you are looking for ways that you can engage with serving our community, please reach out… Read More
Mayfield Family – Joyfully Connected - Harper's grandparents live out in the country so we visit often bringing them produce and sweet treats. We walk around their flower gardens and look for bugs, we bird watch, plant seeds and give great "air hugs". Our visits have… Read More
Lori Morrison - "I can tell you beyond a shadow of a doubt that God is there!" Grace Avenue is our second family! We love this church and the staff so much and we truly feel like they are family! When we walk… Read More
Josh Norris - "The members of the church and the connection to the community is what keeps me here. I had some bad experiences as a kid and that is what made it hard for me to start coming on a regular basis."… Read More
Cindy Badon - "Reagan wasn’t a burden or a disruption at Grace Avenue. He was a child of God with potential and gifts to share." We felt drawn to Grace Avenue even while planning our move to Frisco. We would often refer to… Read More
Rebekah Mayes - "I'm literally always here. If you don't know where to find me, I'm probably at church." I came here through VBC the summer after my 1st grade year, and I remember feeling kind of intimidated when I first walked in.… Read More
Natalie Robertson - "It was both humbling and comforting to know that our church family cared and were praying for me and the babies. I felt so much peace during that scary and uncertain time." Chris and I moved to Frisco in 2010… Read More
Stacey Jacobs - "That year was an amazing time of spiritual growth for me." I was fortunate enough to be introduced to Grace Avenue several years ago through one of the Children’s Summer camps. My son’s friend was not able to go to… Read More
Donielle Mayes - "Grace Avenue opened up doors to question and learn without judgement. In fact, I found that questions were not only okay, but welcomed." When my family and I first came to Grace Avenue in 2009 we were not looking for… Read More
cheri Cheri Clark - "The unconditional acceptance and encouragement at Grace Avenue has opened me up to be who I am." When I first moved to Frisco in 2007, I transferred my husband, Dale, from a Garland nursing home to Prairie Estates, which was… Read More
Grace Avenue Prayer Shawl Ministry - Prayer Shawls are handmade shawls that are created with intentional prayer for the recipients throughout the process and given a final blessing upon completion. Grace Avenue’s Prayer Shawl Ministry is growing and thriving and it all began by two women… Read More
Aaron Lane - "...being in front of the congregation praising and worshiping through music…that changed my life." My wife Kristen is the Children’s minister at Grace Avenue and she had the opportunity to join as staff in July of 2006. We moved to… Read More
Stephen Cooper - "In the first moments at Grace Avenue, it already felt like home." I was brought to Grace Avenue after my first week here in Texas. We had just moved from North Carolina and I knew absolutely no one, but in… Read More
Grace Avenue UMC Stories of Grace Avenue - Stories of Grace Avenue At Grace Avenue, we know that everyone has a story. Each is unique and beautiful. We connect with each other through our stories. Our shared experiences remove the space between us and reveals that we are… Read More