SERVICES FOR THE HEARING-IMPAIRED
The Deaf Ministry of Grace Baptist Church strives to reach Deaf for Christ and then to help them grow and mature in their relationship with Him. Bryan Palumbo, who is Deaf himself, is the leader of our Deaf Ministry and the teacher of the Deaf Bible Study classes. The classes meet on Sunday mornings at 9:15 a.m. and on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Bryan is currently teaching through the book of Revelation, and the verse-by-verse study continues from the Sunday class to the Wednesday one (that is, the Wednesday study is not a repeat of the Sunday class).
In addition, all of the worship services at Grace are interpreted for the Deaf. The songs and messages are presented in American Sign Language by qualified church members.
The Deaf Ministry also presents service opportunities for our Deaf Members to use their giftedness to serve the Lord. Some of our folks have been involved in painting sets for some of our church programs, while others have been involved in missions trips. Romans Road for the Deaf is a group that has been founded through our Deaf Ministry; their primary purpose is evangelizing both Deaf and Hearing, presenting the gospel through Sign Language and visual aids.