Jacob Grass

Hey! My name's Jacob. This is my eighth year as a FOCUS missionary.

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Where I serve

God has called me to serve as a Parish Outreach Missionary at Immaculate Conception in Dardenne Prairie. This is my 8th year as a missionary with FOCUS!  What amazing joy and conversion God is giving to me through this work!  Previously I have been at Wayne State College, Slippery Rock University ,Lindenwood University and the University of Southampton in England!  Going from Nebraska to Pennsylvania to Missouri and then across the pond to the United Kingdom from the United States was a wild adventure and now being called by the Lord come serve back in my home Archdiocese of Saint Louis is truly a gift!

My Story

  Hello friends and family! God has won me over with with his love. When I transferred to Southeast Missouri State University I started to find out who I am and the reality about having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ the Son of God. My sophomore year I met a FOCUS missionary on campus that showed me how to pray and form a relationship with Jesus Christ.

I slowly, but surely started to change my entire life for Christ. I found friends on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University that began to build me up. The more and more I hung around the friends that built me up I fell more in love with Christ through fellowship, love, and prayer.

I was convicted in Christ's love for me so much that I wanted to become a FOCUS missionary. Therefore, I could be sent to a college campus and meet people where they are at with God's love and see the Lord work and see transformation as the Gospel begins to take root in their hearts and minds. I applied and was hired to be a FOCUS missionary on October 6th, 2014. God has sent me on mission to Wayne State College (2 years), Slippery Rock University (1year), Lindenwood University (1 year) and University of Southampton (3 years)!  Now it is my first year in a parish and I am filled with joy to see how the Lord wants to use me as His instrument at Immaculate Conception in Dardenne Prairie!
 
I am ready for this eighth year of missionary work in the parish! How can I but trust him when everywhere he has taken me and in every circumstance His Love reigned supreme and kept me going! May Jesus Christ name be praised now and forever! 

I desire all of you to experience the love of God that I have and to share that with others. I invite you to participate in the everlasting love and mercy of our Lord by supporting me with prayers, donations, fellowship, and above all loving friendships.  

Your Impact

When I answered the call to join FOCUS, I made the decision to rely on the spiritual and financial support of mission partners to help me through this mission. I've been blessed with the most amazing people who have journeyed with me as I serve on campus. If you are interested in partnering with me, please let me know of the best way to reach you and I will schedule an appointment. I'd be honored to share this mission with you.

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