Chris Highfill

Grand Opening Grace River Church

Chris Highfill wanted to plant a church in the city of St. Louis. His heart was set on it. Once he passed assessment in Chicago, he knew where he wanted to go. But one thing stood in the way: God's plan.

"I sat down with Gary Rohrmayer and Steve Mizel," Highfill said. "And they basically told me no, you should really consider planting in St. Charles County."

While Highfill may have been thrown off his game, he took their advice and started researching. He found that 360,000 people live in O'Fallon, Missouri, and only 15 percent of them attend a church. That leaves Highfill...

Grand Opening Grace River Church

By Allison Hurtado

Chris Highfill wanted to plant a church in the city of St. Louis. His heart was set on it. Once he passed assessment in Chicago, he knew where he wanted to go. But one thing stood in the way: God's plan.

"I sat down with Gary Rohrmayer and Steve Mizel," Highfill said. "And they basically told me no, you should really consider planting in St. Charles County."

While Highfill may have been...

Grace River Church - Summer Report

By Chris Highfill

We thank you for your support and prayers.  God has been up to some great things in the life of our church and we are so thrilled to share the joy of that with you. Lives are being changed and put back together and with your support this wouldn't be possible! Our hope is that this report will encourage you and your walk with Christ! Thanks for partnering with us! 

Praise and Prayer...

Lessons in the First Year

By Chris Highfill

Grace River Church launched February 2015, and in the past year our team has had to learn a lot.  We give all the credit to God for the success we have had and look forward to what is ahead because we know the best is yet to come.  Here are some lessons we learned in the first year of our church plant. 

Listen to experts.  No one on our leadership team had previously...

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