Sunday 8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
nave & online: Zoom
Sunday 10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
nave & online: Facebook/website
Tuesday 8:00 p.m. Compline
Wednesday 12:00 p.m. Eucharist
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
10 AM – Holy Eucharist & Carols
We will observe the Fourth Sunday of Advent with Eucharist and carols at 10:00 AM on Christmas Eve morning! No Children’s Chapel, No CE
4 PM – Holy Eucharist & Pageant
Our family friendly service will feature a pageant that will serve as The Liturgy of the Word. The pageant will be followed by Holy Communion.
A special musical prelude will precede the service, beginning at 3:45 PM.
Children participating in the pageant will gather in the parish hall at 3:30 PM.
10 PM – Festival Holy Eucharist for the Feast of the Nativity
Our traditional Midnight Mass remains a highlight of the year, with Holy Communion and music with choir, strings, and organ. Please note that incense will be used at this service.
The Grace Parish Choir and Cumberland Strings will present a concert of beloved classics preceding the service. The concert will begin at 9:30 and feature tenor Theodora Anne Schramm “Ave Maria”, “My Soul Doth Magnify” from Christmas Oratorio of Saint-Saëns along with Bach’s “Wachet auf” for full choir from Cantata No. 140, Britten’s “This Little Babe” for women’s voices and harp, Arnesen’s “Cradle Hymn”, William Dawson’s arrangement of the spiritual “Mary Had a Baby” and many more.
If you have never had the opportunity to come to Midnight Mass, let this year be your year!
There will not be a service on Christmas Day this year. Instead, look for a special recorded message from the clergy to the entire parish, arriving in your email inbox around 8:00 AM Christmas morning.
If you aren’t receiving “Parish Wide News & Events” emails, make sure you sign up before then so you can share in this special Christmas broadcast.
There is no children’s chapel on December 24 or 31.
Yoga classes will not meet on December 25, 28 and January 1.
Centering Prayer will not meet on December 25 or January 1.
Christian Education classes will not meet on December 24 or 31.
The St. Francis Garden entrance is now closed for renovation that includes a new sidewalk. During this phase of the project, the COG preschool doors will be unlocked for church services on Sunday mornings and on Christmas Eve.
The front desk of the parish office has returned to the Grace Center. The front and back doors will continue to be cordoned off for the construction of two covered awnings. Entrance to the office building will temporarily be through the smaller staff entrance door on the side of the building. Please ring the bell for access during office hours. Please note holiday hours in the article below.
Parking spots will still be available in the lot at the corner of Brenau Avenue and Boulevard and in the Grace Center lot.
Monday, December 25: closed
Tuesday, December 26 – Friday, December 29: open by appointment only
Monday, January 1: closed
Look ahead to upcoming opportunities for prayer, worship, and community!
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