God Math

The week before Christmas, Grace Klein Community received a massive donation from Boy Scout Troop 23 from Discovery United Methodist Church. For the Christmas season, Troop 23 organizes a food drive. Last year, they distributed approximately 1000 paper bags with letters throughout Hoover neighborhoods, collected the food, and delivered it all to Grace Klein Community to assist with our monthly food delivery ministry. THIS YEAR, Boy Scout Troop 23 decided…Keep Reading

Mercedes Marathon 2018 – Volunteer Opportunity

Grace Klein Community has been actively involved in the Mercedes Marathon discard pickup for over 8 years. We are the designated organization to collect the clothing and gloves that are shed by the runners involved in the marathon, and we need all hands on deck. Date: February 11, 2018; Volunteer Meeting Time: Between 6:30 AM and 6:45 AM Meeting Point: Corner of Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd (also 8th Ave North)…Keep Reading

Alabama Justice Ministry Network and Grace Klein Community Join Hands

On Monday, December 11, 2017, Grace Klein Community had the wonderful opportunity to partner with Donna Singleton and the Alabama Justice Ministries Network (AJMN.) Donna is the director of the Jefferson County Jail Ministry (Birmingham and Bessemer,) and she also helps provide services to ex-offenders to gain and retain employment. We encourage you to visit their website www.AJMN.org and read more about their various ministry efforts and the impact of God’s…Keep Reading

Christmas at the Swamp Monster’s

On December 5, 2017, members from all areas of Grace Klein Construction and Grace Klein Community gathered at Swamp Monster BBQ for a Christmas party that would bless all who came, as well as show love to many of our monthly food delivery recipients. Friends arrived sharing from their plenty, bringing toys, warm clothes, and non-perishable food items to bless local families through the Gifts for the Forgotten initiative. Friends…Keep Reading

A Wine Ridge “Word in Worship” Night

On December 2, 2017, Jonathan and Emily Martin, a family duo known as “The Word in Worship” came all the way from Nashville to lead a night of worship at the Grace Klein Community House. They were met by friends of all ages and walks of life, all sharing a common desire to connect, to worship Jesus, and celebrate our Lord as we enter the season of celebration of His…Keep Reading

Galleria Woods Christmas Wrapping 2017

November and December are truly months of encouragement. Seeing community come together, offering to donate toys, warm clothing, gifts for individuals, families and our street friends who often go unnoticed, donate wrapping paper, tissue paper, tape, and bags, wrap gifts, and distribute to those intended for, is always a great gift. For several years, the residents of the Galleria Woods Retirement Home have helped wrap the gifts. What a huge…Keep Reading

Do You Know How Much Your Contributions Mattered in 2017!?

2017 Grace Klein Community Fun Facts (*stats calculated from 1st 3 quarters, estimated through the end of the year) 67,884 individuals fed through monthly food delivery and the GKC Trade Market 17,521 visits to our website from 6 continents 4,382 pictures, media link encouragements and educational training ideas shared to the GKC Market WhatsApp group 3,403 likes on Facebook 2,600 reheats of coffee while working 1,620 tangible items, words of…Keep Reading

Fill the Truck

SkyZone is more than jumping. They not only donated door prizes for our Drum Circle and No More Safety Pins events, but they have also partnered with us for our Gifts for the Forgotten focus in Birmingham for the Christmas season. A few years ago, as we prayed about how we could do Christmas differently, God reminded us of the people who are forgotten at the holidays. Love on them!…Keep Reading

Christmas Party/Gift Drive

Save the date! On December 5, 2017, Swamp Monster BBQ will be hosting our year end Christmas Party and Gift Drive! Bring an unwrapped gift to love on “the forgotten” this Christmas. We are accepting NEW TOYS, WARM CLOTHING and NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS to share with friends this winter. Swamp Monster BBQ will be providing a 10% giveback on all sales, between 5pm and 8pm, to the ministry efforts of Grace…Keep Reading

Who Served Us?

As we think about the past year, who served us?  Who served our kids? If we live in a city, sanitation workers likely picked up our trash once or twice a week.  If we went through a drive thru, someone prepared our food and handed it to us through an open window without us having to leave the cozy of our car.  If our children went to school, they were…Keep Reading

Gifts for the Forgotten

For the last several Decembers, in partnership with Grace Klein Community, individuals and local businesses have loved on many Birmingham residents that are no longer forgotten over the Christmas season. Retirement home residents, families and small groups help wrap gifts for Grace Klein Community Christmas projects. When we consider gift giving and how the community should spend their giving dollars, our hearts break for people who are typically forgotten. What…Keep Reading

No Grocery November

Yes, you read that correctly. No groceries purchased for the month of November. How is that possible? “You have a hidden stash of cash in your house in the form of cans, grains, pastas and sauces: I’m talking about your pantry. Eating down the stores of food in your home can save money and help prevent some of the $165 billion in food waste that goes into U.S. garbage cans…Keep Reading

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