Carey Higgins

Grace Church Missions Pastor

Over the 30 plus years in ministry, Pastor Carey has led churches and supported churches in various roles. For Grace Church, Pastor Carey serves as our Missions Pastor helping to keep the Grace Church family connected with our missionaries and missional organizations.

In this capacity he travels to various countries where he preaches and teaches in local churches, speaks at pastor’s conferences, holds city-wide evangelistic meetings, and works in humanitarian outreach. Lisa is his faithful prayer warrior. In the last 8 years he has been to England, Estonia, Haiti, South Africa, Ghana, Costa Rica, Mexico, Bangladesh, and Nepal.

Tina Eck


CRU, also known as Campus Crusade for Christ, at Missouri State University is an authentic, Christ-focused community of students who desire to know God, grow in their love for Him and tell others about Him, both here in Springfield and all over the world.

Grace Church supports Tina Eck, From O’Fallon, MO is focusing on working on small groups with CRU at Missouri State University. For more info visit

Pregnancy Care Center

Pregnancy Care Center opened its doors in the year 2000. Their goal is to help young women and men throughout Southwest Missouri who are facing an unplanned pregnancy.  They offer free pregnancy testing, limited ultrasounds and information on pregnancy options.

Most people know that their center helps people in the early stages of pregnancy by providing tests and ultrasounds. But many people are surprised to learn that they offer services beyond the initial pregnancy test, throughout the pregnancy and even after delivery. PCC offers a wide range of classes on topics such as nutrition, relationships, money management, legal issues, etc.

In everything they do, PCC strives to offer professional and confidential services at no cost to clients. Their primary concern is helping with the challenges families face today and the ones that lie ahead. For more information visit

Victory Mission

Victory Mission is a place of help and hope to individuals and families in need.  Since 1976, they have been reaching out with the love of Jesus Christ to people who are hungry, homeless, hurting and struggling to meet their family’s basic needs in Springfield and the Ozark’s.

Victory Mission is a non-denominational, evangelical ministry sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ through emergency and educational services that lead to long-term reconciliation, rehabilitation and re-entry into society. They provide food, lodging, clothing and household goods, recovery programs, education, job training, Christian counseling and spiritual guidance in a safe and supportive environment – every day of the year. For more information visit