SnackPak 4 Kids

Snack Pak 4 Kids is a non-profit organization which provides food to children who have been identified as food-insecure. They work through the school system to serve children on free/reduced meals program. They send home bags of high-quality, nutritious, child-friendly food with children each Friday so they have food to eat over the weekend. Different community organizations partner with Snack Pak 4 Kids to serve different schools. Snack Pak currently serves 15 schools in three school districts in San Antonio. 

Grace Church is partnering with Snack Pak 4 Kids to serve the children of Monroe May Elementary school in NISD.

Our role is to pay for the food, pack about 300 snack paks each month, and deliver 50 snack paks to Monroe May each week. 

Click on the picture below to find out more about Snack Pak 4 Kids or

email our Snack Pak Coordinator, Sharon Nelson, to find out how you can help.

You can find out when our next Snack Pak packing party is on our events page.

Monroe May Elementary

We also partner with Monroe May, the public school geographically closest to Grace Church. Our goal in partnering with the school is to support teachers and serve families. We work with the school counselor to identify needs that Grace can meet.

We do this in several ways:

  • Aug - back to school supply drive
  • see school supply list here
  • Dec - Christmas angel tree project
  • Mar - donate and serve drinks at the school carnival
  • May - annual teachers' thank you luncheon

You can email our Monroe May Coordinator, Lisa DeHart, to find out how you can help serve children. And you can find out more about our next Monroe May service event on our calendar page.

We do not proselytize or evangelize at school functions or on school property. We aim to show people Jesus instead of merely talking about him.

Taking it to the Streets

Taking it to the Streets is a ministry which serves our homeless brothers and sisters in downtown San Antonio. They gather every Saturday night to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and befriend the lonely. About once-a-quarter, Grace Church provides the meal and goes downtown to serve it.

We bring kids, teens, adults, and families to serve. We have been partnering with Taking it to the Streets for five years. This is one of the best ways we have to put our Faith into action by heeding the call of Jesus to love our neighbor.

Taking it to the Streets serve meals in the parking lot of Church Under the Bridge. You can contact one of our Ti2TS coordinators, Zoila Martinez or Riva Heron, for more info. You can also find out when our next Ti2TS service event is by checking out our calendar page

Project Transformation

Project Transformation provides two key services:

1) Leadership development and ministry exploration opportunities for college-age young adults through summer and one-year service internships.

2) Community-oriented after-school and summer day camp programming for children and youth from low-income neighborhoods.

The young adults provide this second service, giving them authentic, hands-on experiences leading high-quality programs for children and youth and equally important, learning from the children and youth. PT’s programs focus on enriching the body, mind, and spirit, but we place a unique emphasis on literacy. During the summer, each child is paired daily with a volunteer to read one-on-one. Programs are strategically housed in churches in the heart of low-income communities. This partnership between these site churches and Project Transformation is designed so that churches can leverage the program to make new connections and form meaningful relationships with families in their immediate neighborhood.

Episcopal Diocese of W Tx

Grace Church is an Episcopal Church, and a parish congregation in the Episcopal Diocese of West Texas. Grace is a church-plant started by the diocese in 2009.

The Episcopal Diocese of West Texas comprises 87 congregations within 33,000 square miles of South Texas, including San Antonio, Corpus Christi, and the Rio Grande Valley. We have two conference centers: Camp Capers in the hill country and Mustang Island Conference Center on Mustang Island.

We are served and led by two bishops. The Right Reverend David Reed is our Diocesan Bishop. And the newly consecrated Jennifer Brooke-Davidson, pictured at right, serves as our Suffragan Bishop.

Grace Church partners with DWTX through world missions, camps & conferences, the youth Happening movement, hosting the annual Abide in Me Conference, leading the diocesan Men's Retreat, and participation in a variety of other ministries and committees.