GRACE Ministries of the United Methodist Church - Making a Difference and Serving Virginia: Arlington, Ashburn, Cetnreville, Falls Church, Herndon

About GRACE Ministries of the UMC

This faith-based organization was established to address the most pressing material and spriritual needs of low-income immigrants in the region and to empower immigrants to become community leaders. GRACE Ministries provides emergency food, clothing, household items, diapers and healthcare information and screenings at seven United Methodist Churches in Northern Virginia. GRACE Ministries also provides job training programs to become personal care aides and certified nurse aides. This combination of services is meant to provide assistance to ease emergency situations and also provide a more long-term employment solution that will offer career opportunities in areas of significant workforce needs. Existing since January 1999, GRACE Ministries is an independently incorporated 501(c)(3), community outreach program located in and serving over 1,000 families each month in Northern Virginia.

Mission Statement

GRACE Ministries of the United Methodist Church is a community outreach program serving low income families living in Northern Virginia.

Your support helps us Gather Resources to Address Community Emergencies.

Food, clothing and diaper distributions along with health screenings are held monthly at most of the seven area churches:

Centreville UMC – Centreville, VA
Crossroads UMC – Ashburn, VA
Culmore UMC – Falls Church, VA
Floris UMC – Herndon, VA
Mount Olivet UMC – Arlington, VA
St. Stephens UMC – Burke, VA
Sterling UMC - Sterling, VA

Distrubution Schedule

Matthew 25:35 To Go - Ministry to the Homeless

This is a new program at Messiah UMC in Springfield that gives us an opportunity to help the homeless and do what Jesus asks of us.
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GRACE Ministries also offers two job training programs:

2016 ESL Classes:

  • College Prep ESL Classes for people interested in preparing for future enrollment at Northern Virginia Community College. ESL classes are offered twice a week in the Spring and Fall.




Lives are changed…

“GRACE Ministries means a lot to me because there have been many times when I had nothing…" read more

GRACE Ministries greatly appreciates the support of their funders
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