Radio/Media Ministry

Grace Covenant has been continuously broadcasting its Sunday Services for more than ninety years. Indeed, Grace Covenant started the first radio station in Richmond to broadcast the service of the famed evangelist Dr. R.A. Torrey when he preached at Grace Covenant on January 27, 1924. 

A lot has happened in the life of our radio ministry over the past ninety years, including a number of changes in format, broadcast times, broadcast frequencies, and station affiliations. For a little Grace Covenant broadcast history, listen to the WBBL 64th Commemorative Radio Broadcast Celebration, with portions recorded live from a Wednesday Night Supper on February 17, 1988.

The current format is a one-hour weekly broadcast of our Sunday church service, live from 11am - Noon on WLES 590-AM and 97.7 FM.  This is simulcast live (via streaming audio feed) on the TruthNetwork.  

A one-year archive of the Sunday Sermons, some music selections and a six-week archive of the Full Service (Prelude through Postlude without airtime limits) is available here.  

Please visit our website and review these recordings.  We are interested in your feedback.  You may contact the church office weekdays via telephone (804) 359-2463 or info@grace-covenant.org or radio.studio@grace-covenant.org with your thoughts and remarks.  Stop by Sunday mornings before the service, when we post the text entries to our website!  Or, stop by after the service, when we do our post-production and post the audio files to our website.  It's a bit technical, but interesting to watch!  If you think the sermon was interesting when heard live, you should see what it looks like on an audio processor!  Take a CD of the service as a commemorative of your visit.  Better yet, be our 'Announcer of the Day' and be on the CD!  We are in the basement, down the narrow hall at the bottom of the stairs.  Typically, we have the various elements up on the internet within 30 minutes of the last organ note of the Postlude.  Come visit us!

If you are interested in assisting our radio ministry, please contact us.  All are welcome, no experience needed--we train!  Experience Grace Covenant as few have the opportunity to do!

Many thanks from your Radio Studio Staff:  Phil Coltrain, John Harris, Steve Kemp, Steve Satterfield, Stu Frakes, Virginia Hudson, Nate McKinnon, Cameron Baird, Reagan McCullough, Elizabeth Russell and Sallie Leys.