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Making a Difference

Your contributions enable us to meet our goals of programming to improve the quality of life for at risk youth and families.

About Us

Building A Better Chester Through Empowerment

Building A Better Chester Through Empowerment

Giving Back To Our Community

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Together We Can Make It Happen

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Our Programs

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Program #1 Fast Track 2 Success Program

Fast Track 2 Success is a S.T.E.M. model program for children ages 8 to 12 years that introduces them to career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields through visiting speakers, field trips and hands on projects.

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Program #2 Angel Tree Program

Through collaboration with Prison Fellowship Angel Tree Program we are able to service children in our community who have parents that are incarcerated with gifts at Christmas time to help maintain a contact with parent and child.  

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Program #3 Catch Up / Keep Up Educational Improvement Program

The goal of the Educational Improvement Program is to fill the gap between public and charter school education in areas of: African American History, Computer Technology, Public Speaking, Piano/Keyboard and Drums.  Instructors have years of experience in their areas of expertise.


Contact Us

Our amazing team of regulars and part-time volunteers are committed to helping others. We take our convictions and turn them into action. Think you would be a good fit? See our form below for more information!

We focus on making the maximum positive effort for our community. Our members and volunteers provide the momentum that helps us affect change. Using data driven models, we provide solutions that make a long-lasting difference.

For more information or to volunteer

Grace Community United Methodist Church

1213 Central Avenue

Chester, Pennsylvania  19013

610-876-6347

Contact:  James Harper, 302-588-2467


Board Of Directors

James Harper, Sr. - President

Dr. Lewis Wilford - Secretary

Min. Esther S. Newton - Treasurer

Pastor John Lewis, Sr.

Donald W. Newton

Sharon White

Geneva Gilliam

Linda Newman

Help Our Cause


Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals of programming within the community to improve the quality of life for at risk youth and families.

Click here to donate $100, $250, $500, $1,000, or other!

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Events



11/2/2019

Catch Up/Keep Up Education Program

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

Event Details

11/2/2019

Catch Up/Keep Up Education Program

Gospel Piano, Drums, Technology, Public Speaking, African American History, Nutrition.  Youth in Second to Sixth grades are welcome.

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

11/9/2019

Fast Track 2 Success Youth Program

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

Event Details

11/9/2019

Fast Track 2 Success Youth Program

 A S.T.E.M. program design to introduce youth to Career paths in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics through goal setting, visiting speakers and field trips, ages 8 to 13 years.

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

11/16/2019

Catch Up/Keep Up Education Program

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

Event Details

11/16/2019

Catch Up/Keep Up Education Program

Gospel Piano, Drums, Technology, Public Speaking, African American History, Nutrition.  Youth in Second to Sixth grades are welcome.

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

11/23/2019

Fast Track 2 Success Youth Program

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

Event Details

11/23/2019

Fast Track 2 Success Youth Program

 A S.T.E.M. program design to introduce youth to Career paths in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics through goal setting, visiting speakers and field trips, ages 8 to 13 years.

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

11/30/2019

Catch Up/Keep Up Education Program

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

Event Details

11/30/2019

Catch Up/Keep Up Education Program

Gospel Piano, Drums, Technology, Public Speaking, African American History, Nutrition.  Youth in Second to Sixth grades are welcome.

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON

Grace Community UMC Education Center

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