Lumina Arts Incubator — brings artists (musicians, visual artists, actors, dancers, writers) into conversation with each other, the church, their community in a meaningful and life-changing way. Developing a spiritual community for artists who long for such and are called to serve.

Addition of Merideth Hite Estevez to the staff of Grace Church as Director of LAI. (Credentials: Julliard and Yale Graduate, oboist, and Assistant Professor at North Carolina School of the Arts) Engaging artists and emerging artists in conversations about spirituality and vocational discernment; fostering a relationship between them and the church/community using various methods/resources (for example, The Artist 's Way by Julia Cameron, artists-in-residence);

Connecting the work in the creative arts district with Grace Church through small group settings; forums on such topics as arts and theology; hosting a week-long summer festival for emerging artists from throughout the country; Art Loop (e.g., monthly musical concerts in the sanctuary).