Sunday 8:15 AM Holy Eucharist Rite I
Sunday 10:45 AM Holy Eucharist Rite II
Christian formation classes for children, youth and adults meet most Sundays from 9:30 – 10:30 AM.
A nursery is available for children ages 4 and younger from 8 AM – 12 PM.
422 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501
Parking is available in lots on Brenau Avenue or along the street. Please enter through the main entrance located on Boulevard or through the St. Francis garden doors off the parking lot at the corner of Brenau Avenue and Boulevard.
All parishioners are encouraged to attend the Annual Parish Meeting of Grace Episcopal Church on Sunday, January 26, 2020.
We will begin our day with a combined service of worship, gathering our entire community together to ground ourselves in prayer, thanksgiving, and Communion.
Adults and high school youth (9th – 12th grade) will gather in the parish hall for lunch and fellowship following the service. MENU: chicken strips with honey mustard or barbecue sauce (vegetarian entrée: roasted red pepper tortellini), macaroni and cheese, green beans, mixed green salad, rolls, cheesecake with toppings on the side ($10/person)
Food and fun will be provided for children 4 and under in the nursery and K-8th graders in the youth room. A free pizza meal will be served. Contact Cheryl Kelley with questions.
Reservations are required for lunch and childcare. Contact Brenda Morgan no later than noon on Wednesday, January 22.
The meeting will begin at around 12:30 PM. We will remain in the parish hall to launch our Bicentennial Campaign. Come hear the exciting plans to position Grace Church as a thriving spiritual community as we step into our third century of shared ministry.
We will then move into the nave to hear key reports of parish business and elect four new vestry members. Nominees are: Edith Collins, Newsom Cummings, Chaudron Gille, Dwight Hutchins, Sally Pittman, Nancy Richardson, Tom Rossi, and Christy Wagner. Confirmed parishioners age 16 and up are eligible to vote.
The deadline to make a lunch reservation has passed, but no reservations are required to attend the meeting.
Our Annual Parish Report contains a lot of great highlights from 2019, as well as things we hope to focus on in the year ahead. We hope you’ll take a look!
This year we have reduced the number of printed copies of the Annual Report. A number of copies will be available at the meeting on Sunday for sharing. We encourage you to use the button link below to read the report in advance, or download your own digital copy to bring with you on a phone or tablet.
The deadline to make a reservation for a ride, food, and/or childcare on Sunday, January 26 was extended until 10:00 AM on Tuesday, January 21. This form is now closed.
We had a great turnout for the Annual Parish Meeting of Grace Episcopal Church on Wednesday, January 30!
Adults and older youth gathered in the parish hall for dinner and fellowship. Committee heads offered updates on the Bicentennial Capital Campaign and Fr. Stuart thanked outgoing vestry and officers.
We moved into the nave for the meeting following dinner. Key reports of parish business were shared. Hank Houser, our architect, offered a brief reflection on his process for a campaign. Dale Jaeger made a brief presentation about the landscape design portions of the upcoming capital campaign.
The four vestry members elected at the meeting were JoAnn Manring, Gail Sargent, Dan Scott, and Mike Whitmire.