Sunday morning worship at Grace Episcopal Church remains online. Evening Prayer is offered outdoors on Sunday evenings for a congregation of 50 or less. All are welcome, however registration is required. Please visit our Grace@Home page for the registration link and to see all the ways we are staying connected to one another, to Grace, and to God!



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Weekly News

Date Posted: April 22, 2020

Community Update: Dinner Chat

The clergy met with the bishop this morning, and then the bishop met with a group of seven rectors from the diocese’s largest parishes afterward. And since then there has been contact between bishop and clergy as we all realize the pressure we are under to adjust to this development...

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Date Posted: April 21, 2020

Pastoral Update

Dear People of Grace,   After receiving the governor's update, I have heard from many that folks are concerned and confused about next steps for us as a parish. The clergy already had a video call scheduled with Bishop Wright April 22 at 8:00 AM, so this will give us...

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Date Posted: April 20, 2020

News for April 19-25

Wednesday Noonday Prayer Beginning Wednesday April 22, join us every Wednesday at 12:10 on our Facebook page for Noonday Prayers and Meditation with Dr. Park. The Order of Service for Noonday begins on page 103 in the Book of Common Prayer and can be viewed online at the link below....

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Date Posted: April 9, 2020

News for April 12-18

The Great Vigil: April 11 at 8:00 PM Believe it or not, The Great Vigil is the pivotal moment in our celebration of the Resurrection of Christ. THIS is the service that symbolically marks the transition of Christ from death to life, and thus invites us to reflect more fully...

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Date Posted: April 7, 2020

News for April 5-11

Maundy Thursday: April 9 at 6:00 PM While the hallmark of this service is traditionally the washing of feet, this year we are working to develop a service that focuses on shared meals in our homes--thus the slightly earlier time. We will share hymns, Scripture readings, and a reflection, and...

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Date Posted: March 26, 2020

News for March 29 – April 4

Online Until May 24 Fr. Stuart shared in a recent email to the parish that we will forgo in-person gatherings and continue worshiping and connecting online until May 24. In that email he issued a challenge for us to light a candle at dinner each night as we gather in...

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Date Posted: March 24, 2020

An Update, a Challenge, and a Request

Dear People of Grace,   I pray this letter finds you well, as we continue to settle into these new and disorienting days. Earlier today, Bishop Wright sent out an email to the clergy laying out a diocese-wide plan for our worship life. As of now, I can share with...

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Date Posted: March 23, 2020

How to Zoom

Zoom is a web-based video conferencing tool that allows users to meet online, with or without video. When you "join a meeting" you can both see (if they have joined with video) and hear the other participants! You can join a meeting via the desktop client or use a mobile...

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Date Posted: March 20, 2020

News for March 22-28

Morning Prayer Fr. Stuart will live stream Morning Prayer on the Grace Church Facebook page on Sunday, March 22 at 10:45 AM. Join us for Morning PrayerWorship Bulletin for March 22BCP Daily Office: Morning Prayer Rite 2 You do not need to have a Facebook account to view the livestream. The video...

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Date Posted: March 16, 2020

Charting The Unknown

Dear friends,  Only last week I kept adding things to my "to do list," while sitting at my desk. I followed my daily routine and knew what to expect from day to day. There was a certain expectation of what "church" looked like. I now have soul-whiplash.  I know this...

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