ABOUT US

Grace Free Lutheran Church (Valley City, ND) is a congregation of believers in Jesus Christ living out our faith together in the power of the Holy Spirit through the ministry of His Word.

CONTACT INFO

701-845-2753

 

Grace Free Lutheran Church

2351 West Main Street

Valley City, ND 58072

 

gracefree@msn.com

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Adult Sunday School Classes

(Sep - May @ 9am)

52 Weeks Through the Bible by James Merritt

Led by Dan & Nancy Van Bruggen,

Meets in Capernaum

 

Reading Through the Bible in 1 Year

Led by Eric Shanenko,

Meets in the Nursery

A Biblical Study on Romans

Led by Pastor Kevin Borg,

Meets in the Library

 

Study for Women~ The Book of Ezekiel

Led by Becky Schroeder,

Meets in Judea

 

Study for Men~ God's Man Standing Firm Under Pressure

Led by Gary Retterath,

Meets in Galilee

Our Men's Discipleship group meets weekly on Tuesday mornings for prayer to be Godly men, husbands, fathers, and spiritual leaders. The men also meet weekly for prayer on Saturday mornings.

 

The Men's Brotherhood meets regulary and (among other things) oversees the ministry of the Fisherman's Chapel on Lake Ashtabula which holds Sunday morning services during the summer months.

 

The men also have opportunities to serve on the Church Council as Deacons, Trustees, or other officers of the congregation and as ushers assisting during the worship services.

Men's Groups

Our mission statement: “Equipping young hearts and minds with the gospel; that all may come to know Jesus as their personal Lord & Savior, serving Him with their heart and mind throughout their Christian walk always ready to give an answer for the hope that is in them.

 

Sunday School: Sunday mornings from 9:00 -10:00 am for ages Pre-K (age 3) through grade 12. Our Sunday School year runs from September through May with various events taking place including Rally Sunday, Christmas Program, Mother's Day program, and children singing for worship services once a month.

Answers for Kids is our mid-week children’s ministry. Answers for Kids helps to strengthen the biblical foundation in your children’s lives. Our material comes from Answers in Genesis ministry. Answers for Kids is available for ages Pre-K thru grade 6 and is held from 7:00-8:00 pm on Wednesdays September through May.


Children’s Ministry Coordinator - Erin Dahl - 701-388-0631 or gracefreechildrensministry@gmail.com


You however, continue in the things you have learned and become convinced of, knowing from whom you have learned them; and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Children's Ministries

Lift High The Cross is broadcast on KOVC 1490 at 10:00 AM each Sunday Morning. It is also broadcast on KSJB -600AM at 7:00 PM each Sunday Evening.

Lift High the Cross

All women are members of our local Women's Missionary Federation (WMF). There is a monthly Bible Study for women and also a quarterly business meeting and fun event with a lunch served following.  Kristi Shanenko is the president and Grace Larson is the vice-president.  The monthly Bible study is scheduled for 2:00 pm on the third Thursday of each month.  The quarterly business meetings are held in March, June, September and December.

 

For the working ladies, there is a circle that meets once a month after supper. Faith Evening Circle meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM. It's currently being held in the church fellowship hall. This circle also has a Bible Study fellowship.

 

A quilters group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 PM. 

Learn more about our WMF here

Women's Groups

The Lake Chapel is located 1/2 mile south of Bay Shore Resort overlooking Lake Ashtabula.

Services are led by lay persons at 9:00 AM on Sunday mornings, beginning Memorial Day weekend and continuing through Labor Day weekend.

Services are open to anyone!

Lake Chapel

He’s Alive! is our church’s live musical drama of the passion of Jesus Christ.  He’s Alive! features a cast of nearly 100 local actors and singers (mostly from Grace Free) who love the Lord and the ministry of His Word. He’s Alive! will run Easter weekend each year.

He's Alive