Events & Holiday Programs

As a faith-based organization established to minister to the needs of families and individuals in NE KCMO, Grace provides weekly and several special events throughout the year to reach out to the local community and to those needing assistance.

Weekly Meals – Each Saturday and Thursday, community meals are offered as a way of fellowship, worship and overall community support. Meals are donated, prepared and served by gracious volunteers.

Thanksgiving and Christmas Meals – Each Thanksgiving and Christmas, community meals are offered as a way of fellowship, worship and overall community support. Meals are donated, prepared and served by gracious volunteers.

Holiday Food Bags – Each Thanksgiving and Christmas, Holiday Meal Bags, containing a complete ready to make meal, are offered to those that need temporary assistance over the holiday. Holiday Food Bags are donated by the members of KC area Church partners. Meals are donated, prepared and served by gracious volunteers.

Christmas Gift Store – Each Christmas generous donors and partner Churches provide GUCM with gift items, for all ages, to be used in the Christmas Store. GUCM clients are able to select gift items and wrapping paper to provide Christmas gifts to their loved ones.

Community Reach Out – Several times per year, GUCM hosts a large, community meal and wellness bag giveaway. Generous donor and partner Churches provide the meal, and personal hygiene items to be given to those in need. Attendees are introduced to the services of GUCM.

To find out more about the GUCM Holiday and Scheduled Event Program or to offer support or become involved, please contact:

Lori Theus, GUCM Program Director
Phone: (816) 231-5745; Mobile: (816) 289-6062
GUCM email: ltheus@graceunitedkc.org

or

Alyssia Aikens, Program Coordinator
Phone: (816) 231-5745; Mobile: (816) 590-1165
GUCM email:
aaikens@graceunitedkc.org