Church Vision

“It is better to build than to repair” Psalm 127:1

Acts of GRACE (Gathering Resources around Community Engagement)

This ministry is an outreach to the community. We provide food and clothing to the community on a regular basis. We encourage the physical and spiritual man. We are also an affiliate of the Alameda County Food Bank. (Matthew 25:31-46)

At Risk Ministry

We provide fellowship, words of wisdom and encouragement, and bring good tidings to our members. (Isaiah 52:7)

Men’s Ministry

How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity! (Psalms 133:1)

New Chance Ministry

This is a ministry of reconciliation repairing relationships with the Gospel of Jesus Christ through building recovery homes and setting up outsourcing meetings and job training through volunteerism. (Luke 4:18)

Sanctuary Choir

We build up the Body of Christ through song with guidance of the Holy Spirit with the intent to encourage the congregation and break up the deep rich soil of the soul, so the preached Word may be received. (Psalms 150)

Sr. Usher Board

The ushers serve as a “first representative” of Jesus Christ for a worship service. The Usher’s Ministry is a chosen ministry of servants for Christ who generously greet guests, visitors, strangers, and members with a smile when they enter our church. We want to make them as comfortable as possible so they can enjoy their worship experience. (Psalms 84:10)

WOMAN’S Ministry (Working on My Agenda Now)

We help each other to live balanced and productive lives for Christ. We will seek and trust God to make the most of all of our life experiences, natural abilities, and spiritual gifts, that we might live lives that glorify him, demonstrate faith, and serve one another.  (Philippians 1:6)

Youth and Young People’s Ministry

Come together as one body to worship/fellowship using the Word of God as our foundation. (1st Corinthians 3:7)

YES Ministry (Youth Empowerment Scholarship)

We endeavor to say Yes to the Lord and Yes to Education. (Ecclesiastes 12:1


Grace Baptist Church (Bay Area)

705 - 98th Avenue

Oakland, CA 94603

(510) 633-1552 Office   (510) 633-4156 Fax

Rev. Charles L. Hopkins, Pastor - Teacher

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