Graystone Presbyterian Church

Committed to Christ, Commanded to Love, Commissioned to Serve Knoxville, TN
Graystone Presbyterian Church
Graystone Presbyterian Church
Graystone Presbyterian Church
Graystone Presbyterian Church
Graystone Presbyterian Church
Graystone Presbyterian Church

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135 Woodlawn Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920



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Who We Are

Graystone Church is a welcoming and inter-generational community of faith. We are a community where people know one another and care for each other as we live out the Christian journey together. All are welcome to worship, serve and grow with us!

About Us

Multigenerational, Inclusive, Friendly, Traditional Liturgy, Creative, Lively, Spirit-filled, Spirit-filled, Neighborhood-focused, Casual

Faith and Work, Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Seniors Ministry, Adult Education, Young Adults, Community Service, Nursery, Social Justice

Organ, Traditional Hymns, Praise and Worship, A capella, Psalms a capella

Presbyterian (PCUSA)




Our Services

What are services like?
Our Worship Services Are... • Vibrant: worship ignites our mission, study and fellowship as a faith community committed to Jesus Christ. • Inter-generational: all ages are welcome. We welcome crying babies, curious children, inquisitive youth, coughing adults and everyone in between! • Musical: We are led in song by a wonderfully talented music team as we give praise to God through hymns, psalms, spirituals, praise songs, gospel tunes in addition to music from around the world. • Biblical: Our service of worship focuses on God’s Word and is structured around hearing and responding to the Word. • Thoughtful: Even as we worship, we wrestle with life’s deepest questions and concerns. Our tradition allows for both faith and doubt as we seek to grow together in love of God and one another. • Sacramental: In the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) we recognize Baptism and the Lord’s Supper as our sacraments. • Prayerful: We are a praying community. Praying in community allows us to support and care for one another as we come to God in prayer.

What is the community like?
In our church community you will find people of all ages and from many different backgrounds. We have active fellowship and study groups for children, youth and adults, but we also pride ourselves on being an inter-generational community. This means that young and old learn from one another as they grow in their faith and they share in fellowship embodying Christ's body in the world. At Graystone, we have life-long Presbyterians and people who have barely been Presbyterian long enough to spell it correctly! All are welcome to learn and grow in Christ together as a faith community.

What if I'm not a Christian?
Our congregation acknowledges that everyone is in a different place along the Christian journey. We gather as a community to affirm and support one another as brothers and sisters in Christ. Even as we worship, we wrestle with life’s deepest questions and concerns. All are welcome to our faith community who are seeking to learn more about Jesus and the Kingdom of God.


Jim Lunde

Jim Lunde

Rev. Jim Lunde came to Graystone in July 2013 to serve as our 10th installed pastor. Before coming to Graystone, Jim served as a Resident Pastor at Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis. Originally from Michigan, Jim is a graduate of Alma College (Alma, MI) and Union Presbyterian Seminary (Richmond, VA). During college, Jim worked at Massanetta Springs, a Presbyterian Camp and Conference Center, where Jim discerned his call to ministry. Jim enjoys watching college football and basketball, golfing, traveling and hiking with his wife Marie. Email our pastor at: [email protected]

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