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Our History

Our History

June 6, 1973: A small group of believers form and meet in a group member’s home. They call themselves “The Continuing Presbyterian Church.”

November 4, 1973: The official organization of “Grace Presbyterian Church” is founded. Elders of the church filled the pulpit while the congregation searches for a pastor. The members meet in an old school house of Mountain View Baptist Church.

January 1974: Edwin E. Cunningham is nominated, and elected as the first pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church.

November 1976: A search for a new meeting location begins.

January 1979: The church becomes incorporated as “Grace Presbyterian Inc.”

April 29, 1979: After the morning worship service there is a picnic lunch and ground breaking ceremony on the new Rowland Road property

October 14, 1979: The first service is held in the new building, and the building is dedicated at the evening service.

January 1980: Rev Cunningham resigns. The church continues all programs and services.

May 31, 1981: After a long search, the church installs Rev. DeBardeleben as the new pastor.

May 1983: The church calls for research into the expansion of Grace’s facilities.

October 1985: Larger parking area added to accommodate church growth.

August 11, 1991: Rev. DeBardeleben resigns, have been called to pastor a church in Pensacola, Florida. Rev. Charles Dunahoo appointed as Moderator-Pro-Tem until a new pastor is found.

January 10, 1993: Rev Robert Jackson was nominated and elected as the new Pastor of Grace.

December 1998: After a few years of planning and building, the new Gradon building is dedicated.

August 2013: Rev Robert Jackson resigns after twenty years of faithful leadership and service. A pastor search committee was appointed.

September 21, 2014: Rev David Joseph Balzer was installed as the new Pastor of Grace.

January 4, 2015: Grace Presbyterian Church and Atlanta’s Church of All Nations (ACAN) hold their first service as a combined congregation.

January 25, 2015: Grace Presbyterian Church and Atlanta’s Church of All Nations (ACAN) agree to unite as Grace Church for All Nations.