Worship Schedule

Sunday 8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
nave & online: Zoom
Sunday 10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
nave & online: Facebook/website
Tuesday 8:00 p.m. Compline
online: Zoom
Wednesday 12:00 p.m. Eucharist
chapel
December 1, 8, 15, 22

Sunday mornings at Grace

Christian Formation

Grace focuses on the spiritual development and formation of adults, youth and children and offers several educational opportunities. Sunday morning classes are held between worship services at 9:30 a.m.

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Find Us

The Grace Church nave is located at the corner of Washington Street and Boulevard in Gainesville, Georgia.

The parish office, open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, is located at 422 Brenau Avenue. Come to the red door that faces Brenau Avenue and ring the bell for access.

Mailing Address: 422 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: 770-536-0126

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Sermons

Date Posted: March 27, 2018

Cross Man: A Palm Sunday Homily

We have a lot of incredible kids here at Grace, and Charlotte Schoening is one of them. She goes by Lottie sometimes, and every time I see her she waves at me and runs over for a quick hug. A couple weeks ago, on Wednesday night at dinner, she came...

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Date Posted: March 26, 2018

For Such A Time As This

“Now my soul is troubled.  And what should I say: ‘Father, save me from this hour?’ No, it is for this reason that I have come to this hour.” Two weeks ago, the Youth had a party to celebrate something called “Purim.” Purim refers to ancient dice used in high...

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Date Posted: March 12, 2018

On Belief and Broccoli & Rice Casserole

When Lisa and I got married, one of our weddings gifts was this cookbook from my maternal grandmother, who just turned 80.  Grandy made note of many of my favorite recipes as a child, and she hand-wrote them into a journal, added photos of me from my first birthday party...

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Date Posted: March 5, 2018

A Challenge to the Way We’ve Always Done Things

It is one of my favorite images from the genuine imitation leather Bible I received on my seventh birthday — the image of Jesus with his “whip of cords” driving the merchants out of the Temple. I think it is because in all of the other illustrations Jesus was sitting...

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Date Posted: February 26, 2018

Cast down the mighty from their thrones (Psst, the Magnificat is talking about all of us)

I have vivid memories of being in kindergarten playing with my friends at recess.  Our school classrooms were a series of cottages with a playground behind them.  Years later, two of those cottages became a restaurant on the main highway called “The Little Pig,” but that is another story for...

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Date Posted: February 12, 2018

The Transfiguration of Blue Hydrangeas

“You have asked a hard thing; yet, if you see me as I am being taken from you, it will be granted you; if not, it will not…Elisha kept watching and crying out…” (2 Kings) “Let light shine out of darkness…” (2 Corinthians) “And he was transfigured before them, and his...

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Date Posted: February 5, 2018

Whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on

One cannot help but notice all the movement in today’s readings: Lift, cover, strengthen, spread, lower, raise, heal, bind, cast As Jerry Lee Lewis would say, “Seems like there’s a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on!” Mark’s gospel goes at a breakneck speed – opening immediately with Jesus’ ministry. We get...

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Date Posted: January 22, 2018

Let None of Our Words Fall to the Ground

Raising a child is a challenge, isn’t it?  I’m thinking about this because we’re celebrating our daughter’s 11thbirthday his weekend.  My mother and step-dad are here to share with us.  We told wonderful stories, and we even went to the skating rink!  I skated for an entire hour without falling,...

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Date Posted: January 9, 2018

How Far is He Going to Go?

When I was a child, we would often spend two weeks each Summer at the beach. My mother and sister are sun worshipers, my dad liked time away from the grind of work at the mill, and I loved time away to read...

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