At Christmas Eve services at Grace Community Church, a Grace Brethren church in Goshen, Ind. (Jim Brown, pastor), participants gave more than $29,000 to needy families and agencies in the area. Click on the videos below to see the presentations to the recipients following the offering.
Pastor Jim Brown wrote on his Facebook page:
“Thank You Grace Community for Giving $29,336.74 in offerings tonight to help five families.
1st service – $2400.00 To a family in tough times and trying to get back on top and seeking Jesus.
2nd service- $5462.00 to family of 6 whose house just recently burned down and had no insurance.
3rd service – $5384.00 to a family just getting out of jail and recently saved trying to get back on their feet and a much needed fresh start.
4th service – $10,867.82 to the Local Elkhart County Women’s Shelter to care for the women and children who are there because of domestic violence attacks on them
5th service – $5,222.92 for a family who had a baby born only 1lb and now loaded with serious medical debt!
To God be all glory! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. I love my Church and am proud to be the Senior Pastor!”
Fourth Service (Part 1)
Fourth Service (Part 2)