Grace United Methodist Church

About Us

A family of believers seeking the truth and the life

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help as many people as possible become totally committed to Jesus Christ!

What We Believe

Statement of Beliefs.

We Believe

Worship of God should be Spiritual. Therefore: We remain flexible and yielded to the Holy Spirit to direct our worship.

We Believe

Worship of God should be Inspirational. Therefore: We give a great place to music in our worship.

We Believe

Worship of God should be Intelligent. Therefore: Our services are designed with great emphasis upon teaching of the Word of God that He might instruct us how He should be worshiped.

We Believe

Worship of God is Fruitful. Therefore: We look for His Love in our lives as the supreme manifestation that we have truly been worshiping Him.

Our Team

“Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. And a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” – Ecclesiastes 4:12

Pastor Larry Blackstock

Pastor Larry Blackstock

Senior Pastor - Grace UMC Seattle

He is dedicated to his service to God and his community through a wide range of activities. Since 1992 he has served as a district speaker for United Methodist Churches in the Puget Sound region. Since 2009 Pastor Blackstock has been pastor at Grace United Methodist Church.

In addition to his ministry, Larry Blackstock has spent more than 25 years as a pioneer and innovator in operations management in the television broadcast and cable industries.

Pastor Blackstock earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from City University and his Master’s degree from Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry. Born in Evansville, Indiana, and raised in Seattle, Pastor Larry graduated from Rainier Beach High School.

Lauren Wells

Director Of Music

Lauren has been serving at Grace Since 2013 and is an accomplish composer with a gift for improvisation. She has an eclectic musical background with experience in Jazz, Electronic Music, Contemporary Christian and Gospel Music.

Rita Turner

Administrative Assistant


Passionate Worship

We are unashamedly passionate when it comes praising Jesus.

GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH A family of believers seeking the Truth and the Life.

“The Lord is good to all; He has compassion on all he has made” Psalms 145:9