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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April 4, 2019

News for April 7-13

Cakes & Casseroles On Sunday, April 7, the youth will offer Cakes and Casseroles in the Parish Hall! A selection of delicious smaller portioned items, ideal for couples and singles, will be available for parishioners to purchase from 7:30 until 8:15 AM. Examples include a half-size pineapple & cheese casserole,...

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April 3, 2019

Gospel of the Week: April 7

Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead. There they gave a dinner for him. Martha served, and Lazarus was one of those at the table with him. Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure...

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April 2, 2019

Service: Sunday, March 31

We are pleased to be able to provide audio recordings of selected worship services held at Grace Church. Listen to the full Rite II service of worship from Sunday, March 31, 2019 – the Fourth Sunday in Lent. The Rev. Dr. Stuart Higginbotham gave the homily, "But when he came...

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April 1, 2019

But when he came to himself/
But when the Church came to Itself

But when he came to himself he said . . . I am dying here of hunger. . . I will get up and go to my father. It is hard not to read today’s Gospel account of what is traditionally known as “the prodigal son,” and not immediately frame...

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March 28, 2019

News for March 31 – April 6

CE Update The Parenting class will not meet on Sunday, March 31.   Ecumenical Service & Lunch At noon each Wednesday in Lent, we gather with members of other churches in our community for worship and a light lunch. (Suggested donation is $5.) First Presbyterian Church will host the service...

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March 27, 2019

Gospel of the Week: March 31

All the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to Jesus. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, "This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them." So Jesus told them this parable: "There was a man who had two sons. The younger of them said...

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March 25, 2019

Service: Wednesday, March 20

It has been our custom, for over 10 years now, to gather with members of other churches in our community for worship and a light lunch at noon each Wednesday in Lent. The gathering rotates among the participating churches and Grace Church hosted on March 20. An audio recording of...

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March 22, 2019

Sabbatical Plans: A Heads Up

One of the particularities of parish priesthood is the dynamic of a sabbatical, an intentional time of rest, renewal, and study that the Church expects us to take. After six years in a particular parish, each full-time priest is allowed to take a three-month sabbatical break. Traditionally, there is a...

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March 21, 2019

News for March 24-30

Sunday Forum for Lent Please join us on Sundays at 9:30 AM in the parish hall during Lent to explore Forty Days - a Lenten series by The Work of The People. Using this beautiful video series, we are reading a series of poems about Lent and Holy Week designed...

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March 20, 2019

Gospel of the Week: March 24

At that very time there were some present who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. He asked them, "Do you think that because these Galileans suffered in this way they were worse sinners than all other Galileans? No, I tell you; but unless...

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