Legacy Ministries exists to engage retirees at Grace Church in opportunities for Christian growth, fellowship, ministry, and outreach.

Legacy Ministries is led by the Leadership Team of Paul & Marcia Dykstra, Bob & Cheryl Goree, Andy & Connie Hansen, Gary & Lillie Jensen, Bob & Trudy Mann, Bob & Toots Ostrich, and Butch & Wanda Snyder, under the pastoral oversight of Greg Long, Pastor of Adult Ministries.

Legacy retirees are involved in many different ministries within the church. There are also special ministries by and for Legacy retirees, including hospital/shut-in visitation, helping with church mailings, Anna’s Fellowship for widows,serving lunches at Joshua Christian Academy, and so on.


  • SOUP LUNCH & MOVIE The Soup Lunch & Movie showing of “A Distant Thunder” this Sunday, Feb. 25, at 12:15 PM, has been moved to the Family Life Center.
  • LEGACY LUNCH & LEARN On Thursday, March 15, we’ll meet at Freedom Coffee at noon to learn about the ministry of Freedom for Youth. Bring money to purchase lunch. Freedom Coffee is at 2329 Hickman Rd. in Des Moines.
  • LEGACY LUNCH & LEARN Join us at Grace Church for a Lunch & Learn Thursday, April 12, 12:00 PM. Pastor Jonathan Meyer will update us on ministry and outreach to students and how you can be an encouragement to young people. Bring your own lunch.

For more information, contact Bob Mann at (515) 782-6957 or bobortrudy@gmail.com, or Pastor Greg Long at (515) 265-0199.