GRACE CITY CHURCH OSBORNE PARK Campus
Grace City Church (formerly Grace Assembly) was founded in 1992 by two brothers-in-Christ, Charles Ho and Stewart Tan, who were in search of a church where believers of all nations could gather to worship and serve the Lord Jesus Christ. With this vision, the church started its first service in a home The church met later at Innaloo Recreation Centre for five years before relocating to their own premises at Osborne Park.
In 1993, Grace Assembly of God (Singapore), adopted the fledgling church as part of their daughter church and provided an interest-free loan to strengthen the new work. This was fully paid up in 2005 and today, Grace City Church is in turn able to pioneer other new works in Perth and beyond.
In 2000, the church again took another step of faith to introduce two language services on Sunday afternoons - a Burmese service and an Indonesian service with two pastors to oversee the work. The work grew and after two years, they were both released to continue the growth of these two language group churches independently.
As the work continued to grow, Pastor Cara Heng was appointed pastor and psychologist to oversee the counseling and family life of the church. Her appointment added strength to the church, providing pastoral care for members of the church and counseling at a professional level to the community.
In 2002, the church purchased Unit 7 at Osborne Park, enabling the children’s church to have her own facilities with classrooms, carpeted grass playground, games room and meeting hall. These new facilities gave the church more room to grow and also with the appointment of Children's Church Pastor Connie Sekaran, the children’s ministry was raised to the next level.
The church then undertook a major renovation of Osborne Park in 2003. It was a great year of miracles when the church saw how God provided the finance and manpower to complete the work. The project that was originally estimated at $500,000 was done at half the cost, to the glory of God. The church now has a seating capacity of 300, is fully air-conditioned with up-to-date multi-media and its offices and boardroom housed on the new mezzanine floor.
GRACE CITY CHURCH NOLLAMARA Campus
A few years ago, the leadership of Grace Assembly took up the challenge to adopt a church at Nollamara and today, by God’s grace, the church is flourishing in ministering to the local community of African refugees. Nollamara operates an Op Shop, distributes free food packs to the needy, provides well-equipped child care facilities and in co-operation with the government, conducts English classes for new migrants and refugees. Nollamara also works closely with other charitable organizations to provide welfare to those in crisis.
A NEW IDENTITY IN CHRIST
In 2008, we changed our name to Grace City Church and incorporated Osborne Park and Nollamara into one church operating as two campuses. This new strategy combined resources, shared leadership and rich experiences and added strength to the church.
We firmly believe that one can chase a thousand and two can put ten thousand to flight. We want this church not to just be for our generation but for many more generations to come. We want to leave a legacy for our children and our children’s children.
Pray with us, join us, to make this vision come to pass!