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
Kids in rising PreK-5th grade are invited to join us June 21, 22, and 23 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM for VBS. This year’s theme is “Food Truck Party; On a Roll with God”. Kids will explore praying as Jesus taught us, “Give us this day our daily bread” and remember all the ways God provides for our needs.
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The Rev. Laura Masterson and St. Mary & St. Martha Episcopal Church in Buford invite rising kindergarteners – 5th graders to their “Space to Grow” VBS June 13 – 17. Get details and register on their website.
Every few years, usually on picnic Sunday, we try to gather for a Grace parish family photo. Large group photos can be challenging, but we’ve gotten some pretty good ones. Past photos have been taken from the Brenau crow’s nest (2013), Grace bell tower (2015), and our choir loft (2018). This year we used a drone! (click images to enlarge)
Prayer Yoga classes will not meet on Mondays, May 30, June 6, or June 13. Participants are welcome to join the Thursday class instead! Chair yoga meets Thursdays at 10:00 AM and on your mat yoga meets at 11:00 AM. The zoom link can be found in the newsletter email.
Lydia Lewis was the valedictorian for the North Hall High School graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 19. Well done Lydia!
The parish office will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 30.
Do you remember what it felt like to walk into Grace the very first time? I remember when Lisa and I walked into Holy Trinity in Decatur, (it feels like back when the earth’s crust cooled). There were folks standing there with smiles, warm wishes, and helpful bulletins, which we really appreciated since we had no idea of what to do. I have always given thanks for the ushers who are the first folks anyone meets when they come to worship. I want to take a moment and thank all those who offer themselves to be that welcoming presence.
Brian Bowron, Jim Brim, Brantley Burns, Edith Collins, Newsom Cummings, Nate Early, Kevin Flack, Randall Frost, Hank Goble, Bob Goldmann, Polly Jones, Bill Kantola, Charles Kelley, Doug McDuff, Pete Miller, Patrick O’Rouke, Zach Pittman, Keith Rooks, Tom Rossi, Doug Smith, Dan Stephens, Warren Stribling, James Thornton, and Joey West.
We are taking the opportunity over the next few weeks/months to highlight some of Grace Church’s ministry groups and thank all the parishioners who share their gifts with our community.
Look ahead to upcoming opportunities for prayer, worship, and community!
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