Grace@Home

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!

Grace@Home

 

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422 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501
770-536-0126

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Adult Formation

Events & Opportunities

Information on this page is from the 2019-2020 academic year. Please visit our Grace@Home page for information about formation opportunities during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

We invite you to learn more about all the upcoming spiritual formation events and short term opportunities for adults. Events are added and updated regularly, so please continue to check back to stay up-to-date.

Wednesday Night Programs

Wednesdays following supper

watch for details regarding upcoming programs

Women's Ministry

Various days & times

There are a number of opportunities for fellowship and study for women at Grace.  Those include:

Wednesday afternoon fellowship
Join us in the Grace Center Conference room on Wednesday afternoons at 5:00 for a time of fellowship while the children are at chorister practice.

Bible Study
Our next women’s study is scheduled to begin in March 2020. Watch this website and our newsletter for details.

2021 Women’s Retreat: January 15-17, 2021
Mark your calendars for the 2021 women’s retreat and make plans to join us!

Men's Ministry

various days & times

Men’s groups are forming! If you have have thoughts about the kinds of men’s offerings you’d like to see contact Dave Westfall or Cheryl Kelley.

Monday Morning Men’s Group

A small group of men gather at 7:00 AM on Monday mornings for coffee and conversation. The group meets at Panera. All men are warmly invited to participate.

Community Opportunites

Imagining a Deeper Community: Exploring the Poetry, Art, and Stories of Our Faiths

postponed

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”
Rumi

Given the anxious and confusing times we find ourselves in, how can we, as people of faith, engage on the level of our hearts?  How can we foster a community that is respectful—even curious of—our distinct practices of faith? How can we listen deeply and resist the urge to live out of fear?

When it comes to interfaith dialogue, we need a place to start, a space to sit in for a while.  The rich poetry, art, and stories of our faith traditions all speak to our experiences of God in our lives.  We seek ways to express ourselves and share the glimpses we have of grace.  By fostering our religious imaginations, our hearts expand, and we can grow closer to one another.

Come share a time of conversation and enjoy a cup of tea as we read and experience the poetry, art, and stories of the world’s great faith traditions.  Bring something to share with the group that has been transformative for you!  Maybe it is a painting, or a poem, or a story from our sacred texts.  Fr. Stuart and Khalid will help guide the conversation each week by bringing examples of art and poetry.

Join us in the Grace Church parish hall on Thursdays in April (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Facilitators will be Khalid Ibrahim and Fr. Stuart Higginbotham, and others may join!

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