WHAT IS A
WHY ARE THEY
Grace Baptist Church is a confessional, reformed, baptistic and
evangelical church located in Chambersburg, PA. Our mission is to
build a community of gospel-centered people.
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"For it is by grace you have been
saved, through faith-and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of
God-not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God's
workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God
prepared in advance for us to do"
"See, then, poor Sinners who may hear
these words, that they have a relation to you! You are saying, "How
can we become Christians?" Why, you can become Christians by being
created - and there is no other way! "But we cannot create ourselves,"
says one. It is even so! Stand back and quit all pretence of being
creators - and the further you retreat from self-conceit the better -
for it is God who must create you! How I wish that you felt this! "It
would drive us to despair," you say. It might drive you to such
despair as would be the means of your flying to Christ - and that is
precisely what I desire! It would be greatly to your gain if you never
again indulged a shred of hope in your own works and were forced to
accept the Grace of God! I seek not to excite in you a proud activity,
but a humble reliance on the mercy of God and a submissive acceptance
of His plan of salvation by Free Grace. Oh, that this might be done!"
are cordially invited to be our guests at our annual Ladies' Retreat
to be held on from March 29-30 at the church. This year's topic is
Called to Faithfulness. Our guest speaker is Mina Oglesby.
Converted in 1975, Mina's ministry emphasizes the scriptural principle
of Titus 2:3-5, the reality and practicality of the Christian life,
and the importance and authority of the local church. Mina and her
husband, Ed, have three children, four grandchildren and two great
grandchildren. They have recently relocated to Sebring, Florida, and
are members of Maranatha Baptist Church. Please contact
Bambi Horvat for
registration information at
or call 301-416-0028.
ON THE HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN?
Read some testimonies
to the Lord's saving mercies among our
Learn about Kids
Club for children from age 6 to grade 5. Kids
Club meets on the first Friday of almost every month at the
Please access the GBC Church Calendar on the sidebar
for scheduled dates. Here
are some fun pictures:
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