2024 Schedule

  • Worship Service will be at 9:00 AM
  • Communion 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month – all are welcome to join us!!
  • Sunday School will be at 10:15 AM – Sept thru May
  • Wired Word will be at 10:15 AM – Sept thru May

Services will be held at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 430 W Griswold St.

We are broadcasting a live-stream of Sunday service via YouTube. If you choose to attend service virtually at home, please tune in at 9:00 AM on Sunday mornings and follow along in real-time. Service will be recorded and saved to YouTube and Facebook to view any time after the broadcast is finished. Links to the saved video will be shared with congregation members via email.

We’re excited to bring Sunday service to you in a new way. Please note that we may experience some technical hiccups occasionally but we will do our very best to deliver a high-quality experience to you.

Video of the announcements will be posted on Facebook each week. We will also archive all the messages, sermons, and announcements for viewing later.


Dear Members of Grace Lutheran Church and guests to our Website:

We have initiated PUSHPAY to make it easier and more efficient for you to donate to Grace and support our ministries. Follow the link below to make an online donation and know that your support is appreciated.


PushPay has also provided a QR code that will direct you to the donation site. Use the QR code reader on your phone and hover over the code…it will direct you automatically to the site.

Grace Lutheran on YouTube!

We are LIVE STREAMING our services weekly at 9:00 a.m. You will be able to access the LIVE service on www.graceripon.com/live 

If you are unable to join us LIVE – we will also be recording the service.  You can find the recording later by accessing  www.graceripon.com/youtube and selecting LIVE and finding the correct date.  We are also posting the recorded service on Facebook on the Grace page, www.graceripon.com/facebook . The recordings should be available by 11 am Sunday and available all week and stored in the online library.

Sunday School: Classes will begin 10:15 AM Sunday morning. We will send information and updates via email. All children must be registered for Sunday School. If you have not already submitted a registration form, please do so as soon as possible. The registration form can be found here.

Programming for Children & Youth: Watch here and Facebook for important dates and activities

Food & Meals: SHARING TABLE is now offered EVERY Tuesday of each month at various participating churches in Ripon. ALL are welcome to join us. Four of the five are come in and sit down for the meal, one is a drive-thru option.

1st  Tuesday   –  Our Savior’s U.C.C. Church

2nd  Tuesday  –  Grace Lutheran Church

3rd  Tuesday  –  Immanuel United Methodist Church

4th  Tuesday  –  First Congregational Church  (drive through)

5th  Tuesday  – (if on the calendar)  St. Catherine’s of Sienna

Adult Classes & Activities:

Wired Word will meet weekly at 10:15 AM in the lounge…Please notify office@graceripon.com if you would like to be added to the list and join us. We are taking a summer break…see you again in September.

MAGIC – Midweek Adults Growing in Christ a group of adults who study a variety of topics, films, and books. Join us on Thursdays 6:30 – 8:00 pm


First and third Sundays of each month

The Food of God for the People of God.

…grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 3:18

The above Bible verse, along with our vision statement — Gather, Grow, and Go in Grace — inspires us and what we do here at Grace Lutheran.

Whether you are a long-time member of Grace Lutheran or a first-time visitor, and no matter from where you are coming, we recognize God equally loves and equally values all God’s people. God has given special talents and gifts to you and every person who enters through our doors.

Located: 430 W. Griswold St


Communion : If you are unable to attend service at the church, please contact Pastor Clay for other options.

Coffee and Fellowship Hour: Looking for Volunteers to Host Coffee Hour. Sign up on the bulletin board in the entry way.


We GATHER throughout the week as a community of God’s people in a welcoming and friendly environment to establish and nurture caring relationships.

We strive to GROW in our faith in many different ways, to learn and see how God is and can be present and active in our world and in each of our lives.

Then we GO into God’s world to live whole and joyous lives, and to serve God and God’s holy kingdom as followers of the way of Christ.

I invite you to come and experience God’s for you and for the world at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church!

In Christ,

Pastor Clay R. Salmela

Wired Word Adult Forum: Today’s issues with a Biblical and Christian discussion.

Youth Groups: Call for specific times

Please note: Special occasion and holiday services may result in special services and time schedules. Please call and check with the office for special schedules.

We have celebrated Pastor Clays retirement from the Military. Thank you for your dedicated service!!