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
In the Sacred Scripture, there are texts that are called “Text of Terror” due to the difficult themes that the text provides. Rev. Edgar Otero will lead the Sunday Forum on October 17, looking at one of these texts, Judges 11:19-40. We will explore how this text is relevant for us today by exploring the Midrash tradition. Join us in the parish hall from 9:30 – 10:30 AM.
Follow the link for an update from Fr. Stuart, the vestry, and our medical advisory team regarding COVID-19 cases, masks, and parish life.
Stewardship pledge cards have been mailed. Extra 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 $231,176.
Please turn your pledges in this year with an intentionality worthy of our commitment to each other.
The to-go meal for Wednesday, October 20 is fried chicken or vegan chicken nuggets, macaroni & cheese, green beans, salad, rolls, dessert. Adult meals are $10/each and youth meals (grades 6-12) are $5/each. There is no charge for children 5th grade and under. Payment may be made at each dinner, or online in advance. Information for online payment will be shared when you submit a meal reservation form.
Dinner will be available starting at 5:30 PM. Feel free to take your meal(s) home or bring blankets or chairs and find a spot outside to eat and socialize! Bottled water will be available for those choosing to eat at Grace.
Make a meal reservation no later than noon on Monday, October 18.
Trunk or Treat returns to Grace on Wednesday, October 27 at 5:30 PM. All are invited to wear costumes, collect candy, and play a game or two. Or just come enjoy dinner and seeing the children in their costumes! The Varsity food truck will be here until 6:30 PM to cater dinner. “What’ll Ya Have?”
Advance reservations are required ONLY IF you plan to eat dinner or if you are interested in reserving a parking spot to decorate your car and hand out candy. Parking spots are limited and will be filled first come, first served. Meal reservations should be made no later than noon on Monday, October 25. Dinner is optional. No reservation is necessary to wear your costume and come enjoy the trunks and candy and fun. All are welcome!
Mark your calendars and plan to join us on Saturday, November 6 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM for a Contemplative Photography workshop led by Katie Archibald-Woodward of Life Illuminated. Katie will lead us in a morning of exploring both photography and the practice of contemplation and mindfulness using an approach through which you will be invited to discover the potency and wonder in any photo—from the mundane to the monumental. We will gather in the Ecology Center at the Linwood Nature Preserve. Come hone your skills and learn to see with new eyes! Contact Cheryl for more information.
On All Saints’ Day, we pause and remember all the saints who have gone before us, and celebrate our belief in the communion of saints. During services on November 7, we will read the names of all those from Grace who have died since All Saint’s Day last year. If you wish to remember loved ones, email Brenda Morgan and share those names no later than October 30.
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