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
10:00 a.m. Advent IV with carols
4:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist & Pageant
10:00 p.m. Festival Holy Eucharist
8:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite I
10:45 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite II
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
The parish office will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and is always closed on Fridays. The clergy and staff wish you and yours a very Blessed Thanksgiving!
Beautiful flowers and greenery enhance our celebration of The Nativity of Our Lord at Grace Church, and you can help make that celebration special. Contributions to our Christmas flower and greenery fund may be made in thanksgiving for or in memory of loved ones, friends and family. Notice of your donation will be included in the worship bulletin on Christmas Eve.
If you would like to make an offering, please submit both the online form and your donation on or before Monday, December 13.
Grace Church invites all children and youth (12th grade and younger) to submit original artwork depicting the nativity that we can share in various ways during services and on social media during the Christmas season. Please use colored pencils, paint, crayons, pencil, or markers to draw a nativity scene on an 8.5×11 piece of paper. Don’t forget to include your name and age/or grade!
Artwork must be submitted by Monday, December 13 to be included in the printed bulletin on Christmas eve, late entries may be shared on social media. Give artwork to Cheryl Kelley during Christian Education on Sundays, bring it to the parish office, or scan (at 300 dpi or higher and saved as a .jpeg image or .pdf file) and email it to Jennifer Williams.
A reminder that the Cathedral Book Store will be at Grace Church on Sunday, December 12 and can take preorders until December 3. Browse their website, email your order to Nora Robillard, and she will bring your items with her to Grace.
A pandemic regathering survey was recently mailed to parish households. We need to hear from you as we listen for where the Spirit is leading us as a community, and make plans for the future! Please take a moment to prayerfully respond to the survey anytime before November 25. We hope to gather all responses and report results at the annual meeting.
Prayer yoga will meet as usual on Monday but there will be no classes on Thursday this week.
A reminder that our weekly Compline service has moved to Tuesday evenings each week. Compline prayers and fellowship happen at 8:00 PM on Zoom. The link is found in the on the calendar section of each newsletter and on the Grace@Home page of this website. All are welcome!
There are no Wednesday activities this week – November 24. Our three Wednesday meals in December will be followed by programs at 6:30 PM. Experience a sound bath on December 1, learn to weave an advent star on December 8, and join Fr. Stuart for a launch of his new book on December 15. Learn more at the links below.
Please note that we are asking people to sign up for these programs, which can be done on the same form where you make meal reservations. Also note you are welcome to attend the program at 6:30 PM, without eating the meal.
Stewardship follow up calls have begun. Please turn in your pledge if you haven’t yet had a chance. Extra pledge cards are available at church, can be printed at home, and your pledge can also be made online. Our goal for the 2022 campaign is $1.1 million and our current pledge total is $737,259. Thank you for your continued support of Grace Church!
Look ahead to upcoming opportunities for prayer, worship, and community!
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