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Elsie T. Joseph Missionary Society
The purpose of the E.T. Joseph Missionary Society is to transform the lives of others with God’s guidance, through effective witnessing, mission and outreach programming.

Department of Evangelism

The mission of the Department of Evangelism is to deliver the message of Jesus Christ’s liberating gospel. To minister to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and environmental needs of all communities.

Lay Organization
The purpose of this organization shall be to organize and train the laity of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The Lay Organization was formed for the purpose of instilling in its membership a love and appreciation for the history, tradition and principles of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The improvement and extension of God’s kingdom and creating happiness, peace, and harmony among its members.

Board of Christian Education
The Department of Christian Education is charged with the responsibility of “Developing standards, preparing programs, offering classes, teaching Christian education, training and other church vocations” in accordance with the tradition and doctrine of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Christian Education at Grant AME Church seeks to offer opportunities to learn and experience more of God in God’s word. It enables us Christians to discover God’s purpose and plan for our lives. It introduces and facilitates spiritual discovery, discipline, mentoring and faith sharing.  As well as produce opportunities to connect with God’s people while learning more, and experiencing firsthand God’s mercy; grace and eternal plan.

Church School
The Grant AME Church School instills understanding of the fundamental truth of God’s Word as it provides a Bible-based curriculum and classroom gathering for children thru adult. Church School develops and strengthens our personal connection with Jesus Christ; and it provides opportunity to fellowship and to grow with other believers.

Communications Ministry
In an ever changing environment, the purpose of the Communications Ministry is to use various media arts and technology to spread God’s message and the power of Jesus Christ to our church members and local community. We are confident in our desire to share the gospel with others and invite all into his welcoming embrace by using the internet, print, video and audio productions.

Singles Ministry
He who is unmarried cares for the thing of the Lord – How he may please the Lord.  1Cor. 7:32

The unmarried woman cares about the things of the Lord that she may be Holy both in body and in spirit. 1Cor .7:34

The Singles Ministry is committed to providing support and encouragement to unmarried adults to serve and be effective leaders in the church and in the community. With God as our center, we embrace being single and support one another in our spiritual growth in the Lord.

Married Couples Ministry

However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.  Ephesians 5:33

The mission of the Married Couples Ministry is to provide a forum where married couples come together to fellowship, pray, share experiences and strengthen their marriage through biblical principles.

Goals:
To promote Christ-centered marriages.
To prayerfully seek guidance from God.
To increase our understanding of husband and wife roles according to God’s word.
To fellowship and share with other married couples
To serve as role models in our homes, our church and our communities
To promote the 3 C’s of a healthy marriage:
Commitment,
Communication, and
Conflict Management and Resolution.

Grant A.M.E. Adult Praise Dance Ministry
“Praise Him with timbrel and dance….” Psalm 159:4

The mission of the ministry is to glorify God and magnify His name through the ministry of dance. The ministry honors the opportunity to be used to celebrate God’s Greatness, proclaim His word, declare His Glory and edify His kingdom within and outside of our church.  The ministry worships God in spirit and in truth to make it known to the world that Christ is Lord.

Pageantry Ministry
O’ Come let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the Lord our Maker! Psalms 95:6

The mission of the Pageantry ministry is to give you a visual picture of praise and worship to our Lord and King through the use of banners, flags, scarves and dance.

Flower Club
This auxiliary provides flowers to beautify the sanctuary each Sunday Service. On special holidays, requests are made to members for flowers to place on the altar in memory or tribute to their loved ones.

Southerners
The mission of the Southerners, a group of Christian believers of the southern heritage, comes together to fellowship, celebrate and remember our southern roots. Believing in the one God who reveals Himself as God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit; our goal is to partner with other anointed men and women of faith whom God has called to serve.  The spiritual root of the Southerners Christian culture makes it a foundation that can sustain traditional rights. One of the scriptures that is impressed upon our hearts, “Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, Philippians 3:13-14.  It is our loving God who has emboldened us to walk by faith and not by sight; he is the same God, who will walk with us, hand in hand, the rest of the way. As it is written, “if He leads you to it, he will see you through it; as Dr. Martin Luther King so eloquently stated, “We shall overcome, someday.”  We the members of the Southerners shall overcome, and will overcome as we continue rejoicing and praising our Lord Jesus Christ.

Serving Our Saviour *Formerly Young Adult Network.
The mission and vision of the SOS ministry is to encourage mentor and inspire the spiritual development as well as the educational growth of young adults between the ages of 21 – 40. We seek to actively engage all members of S.O.S in the uplifting of not only members of the general church, but the community at large via workshops, trainings and outreach.  The S.O.S ministry seeks to provide all of its members with opportunities to identify share and develop their spiritual gifts in support of the Nine Points of Vision for Grant A.M.E. church.

Self-Help Food Program
Our goal is to serve the needy families in Grant Church, as well as in the surrounding communities by providing and distributing boxes of healthy food and groceries. We also partner with local food programs to accommodate requests. Boxes are distributed on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. However, in the case of an emergency, we make every effort to handle requests on an individual case basis. Volunteers are always welcomed to help distribute boxes and donations are accepted as the number of clients served is ever increasing and we desire to reach as many needy families as possible.

Usher Boards
Serve as doorkeepers and assist in the seating of the congregation, providing direction and maintain order during worship services and other events that take place in the church.

Junior Usher Board
Senior Usher Board

Music Department
Mass Choir
Anniversary Choir
Men’s Chorus
All God’s Children
Voices of Praise