Worship Schedule

Sunday 8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
in-person & online: Zoom
Sunday 10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
in-person & online: Facebook/website
Thursday 8:00 p.m. Compline
online: Zoom

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 begin August 15 and are held between worship services at 9:30 a.m.

Children

Youth

Adults

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 beginning Monday, August 2, 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: January 17, 2021

Pray At All Times

“The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread.” In the religious tradition of my childhood, a common phrase was “The Lord told me”. For the most part, this became code for “what I am about to do or say will need explaining or defending...

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Date Posted: January 10, 2021

Whose Voice Are You Listening Too?

As for today, this is a day when we focus our attention on baptism, as we read and reflect on Jesus’ baptism by John in the Jordan River, and as we take a closer look at our own baptism.  It is a fascinating day in our liturgical cycle that calls...

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Date Posted: January 7, 2021

Blessed Magi, pray for us!

Today like the Magi, we come to worship the newborn King! Amen!!! In the Gospel today, we heard the story of wise individuals who saw the sign of the Good News to the world.  They were able to understand that what was happening was big and life changing.  They identify...

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Date Posted: November 30, 2020

A Rupture, not a Rapture

When I was probably around six years old, I spent the night at my grandparents house as I often did.  I loved to sleep in the bedroom across the hall from my grandmother, because there were interesting things in there like a wine bottle with a candle whose wax had...

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Date Posted: November 5, 2020

What Is Wisdom?

Lavon was 19 years old when he married his sweetheart, Oreece in 1943, in the tense days of World War II. Not long after they married, he shipped out to Ft. Hood in Texas for basic training, along with his best friend, Norman.  He and Norman had grown up together...

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Date Posted: September 13, 2020

Reality and the Cross

During these last few months, I have had the chance to go back through my library and pick out titles to read.  It is interesting which books stand out to me now, which ones seem to call out to be read during these days.  One such work was a fascinating...

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Date Posted: August 25, 2020

But Be Transformed

When I was first ordained a priest, I served as curate at St. Benedict’s parish, in Smyrna.  The parish was a new church start, brand new, from scratch. It was an incredible place.  Still is.  We met for the first two years or so in a middle school gymnasium while...

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Date Posted: July 25, 2020

Where is Wisdom in This?

Almost twenty years ago, while in undergrad, I had the opportunity to travel to Belize with a group of Chemistry and Biology majors to study the tropical reefs off the coast of Ambergris Caye.  It was an incredible experience, to swim with sharks and turtles and eat conch fritters on...

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Date Posted: July 5, 2020

Standing on Our Own Two Feet

Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart and you will find rest for your souls. (Matthew 11:30) On December 8, 1968,...

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Date Posted: June 28, 2020

Live in this Place: A Reflection on Jeremiah 28

This morning, I want to invite us into a different type of reflection, given what we continue to face in our world.  There is such a tendency to fill space with words, with some idea that will relieve anxiety or seek to fix a problem, to make a claim.   I...

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