News & Updates

More Than a Thrift Store…

I am so proud of GraceWorks that I often walk around wearing my GraceWorks’ name tag. Yes, I confess, sometimes even on a Saturday while grocery shopping. And I find people will go out of their way to tell me how much they like GraceWorks. What I hear most often...
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Helping a Neighbor Stay Warm

He needed only $120. He had been living in a shack this past winter, and finally had the opportunity to move into a proper dwelling. He had to have $300 to turn on the electricity. He gathered up all the money he had, but he was $120 short. $120 was...
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Early Registration for Ride the Vines Cycling Event Ends March 16

Less than a week remains to save $10 on registration for GraceWorks’ third annual Ride The Vines cycling event April 22 in beautiful southeastern Williamson County. The cost is $52 for Early Bird registration ending at 11:59 p.m. March 16. Riders can choose between a 24-mile or a 52-mile ride....
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March GraceWorks Prayer Requests

GraceWorks is a ministry of grace, rooted in prayer. We believe that prayer is a powerful tool that allows us access to the heart of God. We invite you to join us in praying for GraceWorks Ministries, and our local community. Here is a list of requests for the month...
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I Am Never Alone in My Journey

We received the following letter from one of our neighbors after her visit to GraceWorks: They say in life there are no coincidences and meeting you today is proof that God has a plan for each one of us. I am overwhelmed by your empathy and genuine desire to help. It is overwhelming...
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Learning to Serve Better

She came in the door looking for help but was distracted by a candy jar in the lobby. When our staff greeted her, she apologized for eating so many pieces of candy, and then confessed she was very hungry. She was also disheveled and odd-looking – someone we might go...
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Enabling God’s Grace to Shine Through

Barbara Griffy worked the last Tuesday of her life at GraceWorks, listening to the stories of the struggles Williamson County families were facing. Two nights later, she fell at home, and the cancer already ravaging her body was kick-started into its last spiral. Barbara was a GraceWorker — the hardest...
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February GraceWorks Prayer Requests

GraceWorks is a ministry of grace, rooted in prayer. We believe that prayer is a powerful tool that allows us access to the heart of God. We invite you to join us in praying for GraceWorks Ministries, and our local community. Here is a list of requests for the month...
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Five Ways to Stay in Touch with GraceWorks

Whether you are interested in reading stories about our impact in the community, an upcoming fundraising event or knowing the current Thrift Store sales, there are many ways to stay updated on everything happening at GraceWorks. Website – besides reading articles such as this one, our website has information about our...
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February Food Pantry Needs

If you wish to help, please bring any items to the GraceWorks Donation Center at 104 SE Pkwy, Franklin between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Those items which are bolded are in lowest supply. Fuel Bag Needs (all individual sizes, please) Granola Bars Crackers with Peanut Butter or Cheese Pudding...
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Free Legal Help Available Starting January 26

Need FREE help from a lawyer? GraceWorks can help. If you have low income, the Legal Aid Society and the Volunteer Lawyers Program will have a lawyer available weekly at GraceWorks West in Fairview. The lawyer will give advice to you about your problem though they won’t be able to help with criminal cases. An...
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Starting a New Year With God’s Grace in Action

She started the new year as she’d ended the last — homeless. In an effort to relocate to Williamson County for a job which never materialized, she was living out of her car as she considered her next move. One morning, her car didn’t start, and without a car, her options...
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