Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church
  -  Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church is a well established family church where everyone knows your name.  Come Join us.

901 N Grand Ave
Sherman, Texas 75090

Located across from Austin College, Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church serves the needs of the Grayson County area as well as the Austin College community. 



Mission Statement:
Christ calls the people of Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church
Boldly and reflectively to receive and celebrate God’s gifts to us;
To nurture our extended family in Christ; and
To reach out to the nearby community and wider world
Through acts of creative worship, mutual education, and humble service
Within the limits and potential of the diversity of persons in this particular place and time.


Lander became the pastor of Grand Ave Presbyterian Church in 1994.  In 2014 Lander began a shared leadership ministry and is now serving both Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church, Sherman, and First Presbyterian Church, Denison.  Lander and his wife, Genna, have three sons, Trey, Hollin, and Will.                        

  Lander L. Bethel, D.Min.
  BA, University of Oklahoma
  M.Div., McCormick Theological Seminary

  D.Min., McCormick Theological Seminary


  • Weekly Church Services begin Sundays at 9:45am
  • 2015 Choir rehearsal time is 9:00am
  • Communion served on 1st Sundays



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