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
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.
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
Younger children, ages 3 (by September 1) through kindergarten, are invited to participate in Children’s Chapel each Sunday during the first half of 10:45 AM service. Children’s Chapel is an opportunity for little ones to learn about worship and helps them make the transition to “big” Church. Using music and Montessori-style lessons, children learn about our liturgical cycle, explore the elements of worship, and learn basic Bible stories.
Children begin the service in the Nave with their families before being blessed and released to Children’s Chapel, which will now happen in a wonderful new space that has been created in the narthex of our historic chapel. The children will rejoin their families in the main service at the Presentation.
Note: Children’s Chapel will not meet on September 5.
Danny Kahn, the Master Distiller for award-winning 1792 Bourbon, will be kicking off the Men’s Ministry series on Friday, September 10 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM at Grace. In addition to learning about the history and production of bourbon, we will have an opportunity to taste a variety of different examples. And if anyone has a “beer question” Danny can answer that too, as the previous brewmaster for Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.
For appropriate planning we do need a headcount! If you plan to attend, please submit your name and email address on the form below no later than Friday, September 3. Please contact Dave Westfall with any questions.
This form is no longer accepting entries. The date to RSVP was September 3.
Watch your inbox on Monday, August 30 for an email from Fr. Stuart detailing plans for Wednesday evenings this fall!
These past days have brought devastating news of urgent humanitarian needs in Haiti and Afghanistan. In this moment, I am concerned only with how to respond to the human tragedies, not the political infrastructures that have contributed to the disasters. I know that we can pray, and pray we must.
The largest diocese in the Episcopal Church is in Haiti. And so we already have a presence there which has been at work since moments after the earthquake and the tropical storms.
We do not have an official presence in Afghanistan. We do have an agency here that is helping Afghans obtain legal means to leave Afghanistan. Below are two links to sites through the official offices of the Episcopal Church. These groups have been thoroughly vetted.
If you or someone you know is interested in providing aid to help in either situation, Haiti or Afghanistan, please contact the agencies through the links provided. The first link is to assist in Afghans wanting to leave the country. The second link is to assist the people in Haiti.
I am also asking that all our various small groups that gather for different reasons to include Haiti and Afghanistan in your prayers over the next forty days, that God will continue to work among the people who live there.
This post highlights events and news of the parish. For full news, we invite you to subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter.