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Choosing Joy

As a teacher in Grace Kids, I’m always mentally juggling all the big and small things I want kids to learn. We have our monthly themes, our monthly bible verses and our bottom lines. But the Sunday school lessons are just part of what the kids are learning. We are also working to teach them the life lessons that God […]

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Thumb Wars and Mr. Giggles: Kenya Mission Trip Memories

The Swahili word for mercy is Rehema. And mercy is at the heart of Rehema Home – an orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, that offers a new life to children who have been orphaned, abandoned or abused. Our Kenya mission team just returned from Nairobi, where they spent 10 days serving the 60 children who call Rehema their home. We recently sat down […]

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Starting September 13th: Circles

In a world that is increasingly connected why is it that we often feel so disconnected? What does it look like to not only have community, but to create meaningful community? Invite a friend as we begin the conversation about the many circles in our lives and the powerful truth that God wants to teach us about how meaningful community is not found, but built.

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5 Reasons You Should Join the Choir

You don’t have to have been part of Hoboken Grace for very long to know that we love to celebrate. Chris routinely pops a bottle of champagne on stage, and when someone comes up out of the water after baptism, we raise the roof. This fall, our church is launching a new group entirely dedicated to celebrating — a choir. […]

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What a Difference a Day Can Make

We have a saying at Hoboken Grace: We don’t just live here, we love here. Take a stroll through any part of Hoboken and you’ll see what that love — and a little elbow grease — can do. You can see it along the waterfront, where volunteers cleared debris at the Maxwell Place beach. You can see it as you […]

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Creating Community

In a world that is increasingly connected why is it that we often feel so disconnected? What does it look like to not only have community, but to create meaningful community? Join us this fall for a conversation about the many circles in our lives and the powerful truth that God wants to teach us about how meaningful community is […]

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Sneak Peek of 1Day Projects!

1Day Hoboken is THIS Saturday. Have you preregistered and invited your friends? Registration starts at 10 a.m. at Church Square Park (4th and Willow). Each team will head off to their respective projects soon after, then reconvene around 1:30 p.m. at The Turtle Club for an epic after-party. You won’t want to miss your chance to win a FitBit, a yearlong […]

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PORTRAITS: Financial Peace Changes Lives

In 2010, Rico Mangalindan lost his job of 12 years and was almost deported. He talks about it very openly, because those experiences have become a huge part of his testimony. “Phillipians 4:12 is one of my favorite verses,” he explains. “Because I can relate to knowing what it is like to be in need and knowing what it is […]

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How Your Phone Can Help You

When you feel stuck in an in the meantime season, how often do you stare blankly at your phone, anxiously waiting for that something to happen, instead of turning your gaze to God? Maybe you’re waiting for test results from your doctor, or a job offer, or a text from that special person that feels like it could change everything. […]

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One Epic After-Party

We’re less than 10 days away from what’s shaping up to be our biggest 1Day ever, with nearly 20 service projects set up across Hoboken. And because we believe that celebrating is just as important as serving, we’re hosting an epic after-party for everyone who gave up their Saturday to love this city! Our teams will head to the Turtle Club […]

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Friending is Trending

Have you ever considered leading a dinner group? Maybe the timing was never right, or you weren’t sure about the commitment. Our church is growing rapidly, and we’re looking for people to lead short-term groups that will meet for 10 weeks, introducing people who are new to Hoboken Grace to the concept of dinner groups. This is an amazing opportunity […]

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One Day, Countless Ways to Make a Difference

Each summer, we join together to see just how much we can do for our city in a single day. This year’s 1Day Hoboken has more opportunities than ever to serve and put love into action. We’ll kick things off at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22nd, at Church Square Park (4th and Willow). We’ll disperse across the city to […]

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