GRace Missions

GraceChurch of Columbia supports missionary efforts through the Cooperative Program, the Columbia Metro Baptist Association, and by taking special offerings (such as the Lottie Moon Offering and the Annie Armstrong Offering.) We also directly support several missionaries affiliated with our membership - locally, in the states, and internationally. Scroll below to meet them. Please, keep their ministries in your prayers!

CHristi farley

Christi is a Cru staff member at the University of South Carolina ministering to college students. (Formerly Campus Crusade.) She is also an active member of GraceChurch.

Support Christi at

Learn more about the various Cru ministries around USC's campus at

Click here for Christi's recent newsletter. (Jul. 2021)

The Needhams

Eric and Faith together with Jake, Owen, and Titus, support disciple-making English teachers in Thailand.

facebook: /NeedhamsForThailand

Click here for the latest newsletter.

Abeneazer urga & Jessie Udall

Abeneazer, Jessie, Daniel and Sophia

Serve in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Currently stateside at CIU for extended education.

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To partner financially, visit

or send checks to: 

Equip Inc, PO Box 1126 Marion, NC 28752

Gemmen family

Al and Lisa Gemmen, along with their four children (Josiah, Gideon, Falande and Sonia) minister to the residents of Grand Rapids, MI. "Our immediate area is mixed between immigrants from various Central and South American countries and a wide-range of economic and ethnic backgrounds. We are praying about starting a missional InnerCHANGE team in the future and will continue to invest in our local community as God leads."

Tom and Charissa Sylvia

Tom and Charissa Sylvia and their children, Evie and Miles, live and work on the Mexican border in El Paso, Texas. The combined metro area of El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico is home to over three-million Hispanics, college students and military families stationed in the city at Fort Bliss. 

The Sylvia’s completed a two-year internship and language study program before launching Sun City Church in January of 2020. To receive their monthly newsletter or find out how to give a tax-deductible donation through The Pillar Network please email