Pray. Act. Give.

“I sought to hear the voice of God and climbed the topmost steeple, but God declared: “Go down again – I dwell among the people.” ― John Henry Newman
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About Pray. Act. Give

Metanoia – (n.) the act of changing one’s mind, heart, self, or way of life.

What does God ask of us? To act justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with God. — Micah 6:8

“Let my heart be broken by the things that break God’s heart.” – Bob Pierce

Let’s be honest. Except for that hour each Sunday morning, life is pretty good at distracting us away from God and doing God’s will for the rest of the week.  We have a solution, though.

Each year, our pastor suggests a theme on which we can focus our personal prayers and look for local opportunities to live our faith in the “every day” through local action and local giving relevant to the theme.

You don’t have to be a member of Union Grove or even attend church to join us as we pray, act, and give.  Just stay tuned to this page. Each quarter’s theme will be posted here in addition to appearing on the back of our Sunday bulletins when we return to in-person worship. Past themes will remain available as well for those of you who find a mission that you want to continue. 

If you’d like to suggest a theme, please use the contact link to drop a note to the pastor.

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.” – Romans 12:9-13

Current & Past Themes

Pray Act Give – 2021

Pray Act Give – 2021

For God, the Faithful One, is not unfair. How can he forget the beautiful work you have done for him? He remembers the love you demonstrate as you continually serve his beloved ones for the glory of his name. Hebrews 6:10 (TPT) UPDATE: ONE THEME FOR 2021 The Pandemic...

Pray Act Give – August through September 2020

Pray Act Give – August through September 2020

Behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested him, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?" He said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you read it?" He answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with...

Pray Act Give – July 2020

Pray Act Give – July 2020

“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Isaiah 58:6 (NIV) Racism and its impact on members of the body of Christ have become important topics...