Grace Presbyterian Church has a rich history and has developed a number of cherished traditions. Sunday mornings are full of activities including Sunday school for children and adults, choir rehearsals, nursery services, special events, and of course, worship.
Our service of worship is led by members of the congregation who serve as acolyte, welcomer, liturgist, ushers, and communion servers.
One of our most welcoming traditions is that of Communion. Communion is offered every week to anyone who cares to partake. Congregation members are invited to the communion table and the bread and wine are given to each one who desires to participate. The table is open to all; there are no restrictions.
All services at Grace Presbyterian Church incorporate music into our worship of God. We have both a pipe organ and a grand piano, which are each used throughout the service. Our Choir sings an Anthem each week and joins the congregation in singing several hymns throughout each service. Hymns are generally selected from the Glory to God hymnal. We are also often able to incorporate music from guest performers of both vocal and instrumental music.
Head and Heart
Worship at Grace Presbyterian engages the head and the heart. It is marked by deep thinking and profound feeling. The service is filled with rich and relevant prayers and liturgy. The service is can thought-provoking but it is also emotional and laughter is frequently shared. A congregation that seeks a deeper understanding of God, we offer a a number of different Bible study classes, seminars.
During our services, you will notice that we at Grace Presbyterian Church often avoid naming God as either “he” or “she.” We believe rather that gender-neutral language in reference to the Almighty is most inclusive of God’s expansive presence that cannot be contained by our limited understanding of gender.
Following service, several of our members often like to continue their fellowship by sharing a meal at one of Tuscaloosa’s many affordable restaurants.