The Grace Brethren Chapel is an independent, autonomous local church who has partnered with the Conservative Grace Brethren Churches, International (CGBCI) for the purpose of accomplishing the Great Commission, as given by Jesus in Matthew 28:18-20.
“And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, ‘All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.’”
The local church is a small but essential part of the universal Church, which is the bride and body of Jesus Christ (Ephesians 1:22-23, 5:23). Each local church is comprised of an assembly of people who regularly gather to worship God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Local churches exist in every city and town where the Gospel of Jesus Christ has been proclaimed (Acts 13:1, 14:23, 15:41).