Worship Services

Holy Communion is offered on Sundays at 9:30 AM and on Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, outdoors on the Grace Church campus for a congregation of 50 or less. All are welcome, however registration is required. Virtual services are held on Sundays at 8:15 and 10:45 AM and every weeknight at 8:00 PM. Please visit our Grace@Home page for registration links and to see all the ways we are staying connected to one another, to Grace, and to God!

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Date Posted: October 23, 2020

News for October 25-31

Prayer Stations for the Election Season

Grace Church’s Stations of the Cross for Pandemic Days has been transformed into Prayer Stations for the Election Season.

“Being a Christian is not essentially about joining a church or being a nice person, but about following in the footsteps of Jesus, taking his teachings seriously, letting his Spirit take the lead in our lives, and in so doing helping to change the world from our nightmare into God’s dream.” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

During this contentious election season, it is particularly difficult for us to remember to pause and reflect and listen for the Spirit in the midst of our daily lives. This prayer walk is an invitation to do just that. To pause, center ourselves, and remember that faith and life are not separate. To pray for ourselves, our nation, our leaders, and our world.

The prayer walk begins on our Sanctuary Plaza at the corner of Washington St. and Boulevard. At each station you will find a laminated sheet of reflections and prayers to explore. Stay at each station for a while, then return the prayer sheet and move on to the next station. Or you can access the reflections and prayers online. We hope you will join us!

National Cathedral to Host Interfaith Prayer Service

[Episcopal News Service] As the United States struggles through a time of turbulence and tension, Washington National Cathedral will host a national interfaith prayer service on Sunday, Nov. 1 – two days before Election Day – featuring Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and other spiritual leaders. The service, titled “Holding Onto Hope: A national service for healing and wholeness,” will be livestreamed on YouTube and on The Episcopal Church’s Facebook page in English and Spanish from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Eastern time. read more

Altar Flower Donations

Donations to the altar flower fund can be given at any time in memory of or in thanksgiving for family members, friends and loved ones. Notice of your donation will be printed in the church newsletter and the service bulletin.

If you would like to make a donation to the altar flower fund, submit both the online form and your contribution. Payment (minimum of $50 requested) may be made by check or credit card online. Please select “Flower Fund” as the contribution type. You can also mail a check (made out to Grace Church with “altar flowers” in the memo line) to Grace Episcopal Church, 422 Brenau Avenue, Gainesville, GA 30501.

To select a specific date for your altar flower recognition, please submit both the form and your donation at least 7 days prior to the date.

Formation for Families and Friends of All Ages

In addition to celebrating Holy Eucharist, we are also able to gather outside on Sunday mornings following worship for a time of study, fellowship, and fun. Our intergenerational Sunday School is open to families and parishioners of all ages! This Sunday, October 25, we’ll continue with Compassion Camp, a look at how compassion helps us be present to one another, so we can better love God, our neighbors and ourselves. We meet in the Grace Center parking lot from 10:10 – 11:00 AM. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Registration is required. Register at the button link below and bring a chair and your mask!


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