Grace UMC plans celebration for first responders Sunday

PICKENS — Grace United Methodist Church will celebrate local first responders at special worship services on Sunday at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark will speak at 10:30 a.m., followed by a luncheon for first responders and their families hosted by the church.

The Rev. James McCoy-Bruce, senior pastor, will preach at the 8:30 a.m. service, followed by coffee and light refreshments, for first responders and family members who would like to attend the 8:30 a.m. contemporary service.

All first responders in the area are invited to these special events, which will celebrate the heroic and selfless service provided by local law enforcement and emergency personnel.

Grace UMC is located at 309 East Cedar Rock St. in Pickens. Contact the church office at 878-2161 for more information, visit or find the church on Facebook at Grace United Methodist Church, Pickens S.C.