Community Impact

Check back here often for new opportunities to serve!


Grace Baptist Church is committed to being the salt, the light, and the difference in our community.

That’s why we are out serving our city to make an impact in the lives of people.

There are so many opportunities for you to get involved!


This event will bring thousands of motorcyclists who will be able to hear the Gospel message! And there are many ways our church can help serve!


Opportunities to serve include: praying with people, picking up trash, handing out Bibles, etc. There will many different opportunities to serve!


Volunteer on the Soldiers for Jesus website:


If you would like more information about this event, contact Pastor Brandon at

The Hope Market

The Hope Market is a local “free” grocery store serving families in need in Gardner. This is a GREAT serve opportunity for individuals of all ages. Families and small groups can even serve together!


The Hope Market is open two days a week and needs volunteers to help sack groceries, restock shelves and serve “customers.”


Click HERE to volunteer


For more info check out their website!


Joy Closet

Joy Closet is a ministry-based business that seeks to provide clothing and other basic household items at a low cost to those in need.

Grace Baptist Church provides the volunteers on the third Saturday of each month.

To get involved, contact Valerie Elkinton at


Harvesters is a mobile food distribution ministry. Gardner now has a mass food distribution every month for families in need. Over 100 cars line up to receive food.


They are in need of volunteers to help distribute the food to the families in the parking lot.


Click HERE to volunteer!

The BackSnack Program

Through relationships with our school counselors, Grace was able to provide over 4500 weekend meals for students in need over the 2021 – 2022 school year.


This program is currently on a break for the summer. In August you can check back here to see how you can serve with, or donate to, the BackSnack Program!



School Partnerships

We love our schools! We partner with several schools in our community to help serve our students, teachers, and families in our city.

Opportunities to serve include: volunteering for school events, mentoring students, our BackSnack Program, and our annual Christmas Blessing Tree.

To get involved in our school ministries, contact Pastor Brandon at

Mission Southside

“Providing help through hope” is the motto of this ministry partner. Serving their local community with Christ-centered care and support through neighborhood site teams, clothing, counseling, food, family support, bi-lingual services, there are endless opportunities for volunteers to participate.


To learn more about how you can serve, contact our Mission Southside liason, Brian Bickford, at