Current news:

For 2023, we are happy to host in our parking lot a Feeding America Mobile Food Pantry truck at 6 pm on the first Wednesday of every month, in partnership with our neighbor St. John’s United Church of Christ.  For information about the food truck, contact Teresa Markoski at St. John’s at 616-453-2497 or

We follow all public health laws and guidelines regarding Covid-19, as mandated by the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan and by the State of Michigan.

Older news:

Our new home is the former Wallin Congregational Church property, which was donated to Sudanese Grace in February, 2020.  Learn more about this generous gift by visiting and Episcopal News Service.

Father Zachariah Char was honored to deliver the invocation at the “America’s First Ladies: The Centennial Birthday of First Lady Betty Ford” program and luncheon held on April 11, 2018 at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids.  To watch his invocation, visit and begin at the 13:50 mark.

To read about our congregation’s connection to current events in South Sudan, please see these stories from 2019 on and  2014 on Episcopal News Service.

Up-to-date news about South Sudan can be found at UN News.

Learn about Rev. Zachariah Char’s personal journey by reading these stories published in 2007 by The Episcopal Church and The New York Times.

A project of Arizona State University, “Lost Boys Found” is an ongoing, interdisciplinary project that is collecting, recording and archiving the oral histories of the Lost Boys/Girls of Sudan.