Who We Are
We believe in the one eternal, invisible God (Deuteronomy 6:4). He is the creator of heaven and earth, and of all living beings. This one true God has revealed Himself as Father and Creator, through his Son in redemption, and as the Holy Spirit dwelling within us.
We believe that the Bible is the inspired, authoritative, living, eternally reliable Word of God equally in all parts and without error in its original manuscript. It is absolutely infallible, and our source of supreme revelation from God, superior to conscience and reason, though not contrary to reason. It is also therefore our unfailing rule of faith and practice and necessary to our daily lives (II Timothy 3:16-17; I Peter 1:23-25; Hebrews 4:12).
We believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, born of a virgin. That he lived a sinless life, was crucified on Calvary for our sins, and bodily rose from the grave; and that he has been exalted to the throne of God where He is the only mediator between God and man. We believe that through his death and life we have personal salvation, bodily healing and redemption, and power for victorious living (John. 1:1-2 & 14; I Tim. 3:16; Acts 7:37-38).
We believe that “it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God–not by works, so that no one can boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9). It is by grace through faith that each believer finds resurrection from a life of despondency to a life of hope. Because all men have sinned and need redemption, faith in the shed blood of Christ gives the believer life everlasting. Those repenting of sin and being born again of water and spirit become children of God and heirs with Christ (Acts 2:38).
The Holy Spirit
We believe in the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of speaking in other tongues, His present ministry, His indwelling, His empowering, His impartation of gifts for today, and His transforming power in the lives of all believers (I Cor. 12:4-11, Gal 5:22-23).
We believe the church has been “called out” of the world to be a habitation of God through the Spirit. As the body of Christ on earth, the church offers hope to mankind. The church is one body made up of many members, diverse in their gifts and calling of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 12:12-27).
Pastors & Staff
Chris & Lisa Vaughn
Pastor Chris and Lisa are the Senior, & also founding, pastors of Grace Summit. They have been married for 27 years & have been leaders in ministry together longer.
Pastor Chris is a gifted speaker & teacher. Since being called to ministry at 12 years old, he is convicted to speak the truth as plainly as possible & also speak life. He has a reputation to use humor in his teachings & drink an exceptional amount of coffee! God has given him a strong passion to take the healing, wholeness of Jesus to the helpless and hurting of humanity.
Pastor Lisa oversees our Gracefull Women & ImpactKidz Ministry. She uses her gift of serving others to bring together our community of women, while preparing fun lessons full of God’s love and teaching for our children. It is her vision to keep ImpactKidz a safe, exciting, fun, educational time every Sunday for the children of Grace Summit!
Chris and Lisa live in Conyers, Georgia with their children Sarah Beth, Molly, and Luke.
Chris has known & served with Pastor Chris & Lisa since before Grace Summit was born. He oversees the Finance, Development, & Facilities departments of our church. He is the wheels that keep the church running & operating at top notch, & also manages to keep Pastor Chris out of trouble!
His awesome wife Cindy, & daughter Brittany, also serve actively in the church. His wonderful grandchildren are members of our ImpactKidz.
Molly has been leading worship for Grace Summit since 2013. She oversees our Web Development, Social Media, and constructs our weekly services. She currently attends Georgia State University on her way to completing her Bachelor Degree in Marketing & Real Estate.
She serves as the Summit Youth Leader & has a passion to see spiritual growth within our community’s youth & children.
What to Expect
What will a service be like?
The friendliest church you’ve ever attended. The people that make up Grace Summit come from all walks of life and faith, and they love their church! We promise you’ll meet a smiling face and a new community where you can live out your faith within real and relevant ways.
The most passionate worship you’ve ever experienced. The God of the Bible isn’t deaf – but He’s not dead either. He’s a living, moving, passionate God, and we respond to Him in a vibrant and real way. You’ll hear great music, and have the opportunity to participate as little or as much as you like – we won’t push, but we won’t hold back.
The most fresh and creative presentation of the message of Jesus. If Jesus isn’t dead, we don’t think His church should be either. Every weekend, we’re going to present the hope and help found in Jesus in the most creative and fresh ways we know – true to God’s Word, but relevant to your life. This is how church should always be. If you feel lost, tired of running, or just need a change of pace in your life, meet your new direction.
What should I wear?
You will see some people dressed their “Sunday best.” Others will be dressed very casually in “weekend attire.” Wear whatever you feel most comfortable worshipping in.
What’s available for my kids?
Children are welcome in all services. However, for you to most enjoy your experience at Grace Summit Church, we provide a safe and nurturing environment for your children. On Sundays during our worship service , your kids will have tons of fun and learn spiritual principles in ImpactKidz!
Nursery: Newborn – 1 Years
Toddlers: 2 – 3 Years Old
Pre-School: 4 – 5 Years Old
Children: 6 – 10 Years Old
Thank you for your giving and support of Grace Summit Church! It is through the tithes and offerings that Grace Summit is able to minister to our community, our families, and the world!
The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work. As it is written, “He has distributed freely, he has given to the poor; his righteousness endures forever.”
2 Corinthians 9:6-9
If you are unable to join us at our Stockbridge campus, we would love for you to be apart of our online community! Click play to watch Grace Summit’s most recent service, or watch every Sunday morning at 10AM to view it LIVE.
January 4, 2016
January 3rd, 2016 – Associate Pastor: Chris Hamby – New Year
December 6, 2015
December 6th, 2015 – Senior Pastor: Chris Vaughn – Harvest Part 9: Mary’s Faith For Humanity
November 30, 2015
November 29th, 2015 – Senior Pastor: Chris Vaughn – Harvest Part8: Releasing Continuous Praise
December 10, 2015
The Promise of Life in ExcessThe Promise of Life in Excess Psalms 91:15-16 ”When he calls to me, I will answer him;I will be with him in trouble;I will rescue him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him and show him my salvation.” Everyone today is searching for the promise of a life, in exc...
December 9, 2015
Make That Call – He Will AnswerMake That Call Psalms 91:14-15 “Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him;I will protect him, because he knows my name. When he calls to me, I will answer him;I will be with him in trouble;I will rescue him and honor him.” Who do you think of whe...
December 8, 2015
Hold On For Dear LifeHold On For Dear Life Psalms 91:14 (Message) “If you’ll hold on to me for dear life,” says God, “I’ll get you out of any trouble. I’ll give you the best of care if you’ll only get to know and trust me.” When I was a boy my f...
Grace Summit Church
- (404) 236-9741
5295 GA-155 North
Stockbridge, GA 30281
Join us Sundays at 10am!