Grace Episcopal Church http://unstyle.com/grace Mon, 17 Jun 2013 02:07:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.4 Farewell To Rev. Lael http://unstyle.com/grace/june-16th-farewell-to-rev-lael/ http://unstyle.com/grace/june-16th-farewell-to-rev-lael/#respond Mon, 17 Jun 2013 02:07:45 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=621 Celebration of Rev. Lael’s Ministry  – Sunday, June 16  Rev. Lael has announced that Sunday, June 16 will be her last Sunday with us as she leaves to begin the next phase in her ministry. Please join us as we celebrate Lael’s three years of ministry at Grace Church and thank her for all she has done. As we traditionally do, we will be collecting a “purse” to present to Lael in gratitude for her work and ministry. If you would like to contribute to the purse, please write a check to Grace Church with “Sorensen Purse” in the memo line.

 

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End of Program Year Picnic http://unstyle.com/grace/end-of-program-year-picnic/ http://unstyle.com/grace/end-of-program-year-picnic/#respond Mon, 10 Jun 2013 02:53:20 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=610 End of Program Year Picnic – Sunday, June 9 Join us as we end the program year in style with a parish wide picnic immediately after the 10:30 service. There will be great food and fun for everyone.

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Last Day of Sunday School classes http://unstyle.com/grace/last-day-of-sunday-school-classes-2/ http://unstyle.com/grace/last-day-of-sunday-school-classes-2/#respond Mon, 03 Jun 2013 02:16:09 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=632 Last Day of Sunday School classes June 2nd  We appreciate all the families and children who participated in Sunday School this year. A tremendous thank you to all our adult teachers and volunteers who worked so hard to make our program a success. We are very grateful for your work and ministry with our children!

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Homeless Ministry http://unstyle.com/grace/homeless-ministry-2/ http://unstyle.com/grace/homeless-ministry-2/#respond Sat, 01 Jun 2013 17:00:21 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=626 Grace Homeless Ministry  Saturday June 1st at 1 p.m. 

We are gather to make soup and sandwiches for our homeless brothers and sisters on the streets of Washington DC.  This rewarding ministry is open to people of all ages – bring the entire family!  We start making sandwiches at 1 pm, load the van and head downtown around 2 or 2:30.  If you can join us for just making lunch, or just going downtown, we would be delighted to have you with us.  This is also a great way to get to know your fellow parishioners, and meet new friends. If you have any questions about the Homeless Ministry, please contact Rebecca Lent rebecca.lent@gmail.com cell 301-254-8930.

 

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Pentecost http://unstyle.com/grace/pentecost/ http://unstyle.com/grace/pentecost/#respond Mon, 20 May 2013 02:51:27 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=608 The Day of Pentecost – Sunday, May 19 One of the most important days in the Christian year and considered the birthday of the Church. Join us for our festival services as we remember the gift of the Holy Spirit descending upon the disciples. Wear red!

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Mother’s Day Brunch http://unstyle.com/grace/mothers-day-brunch/ http://unstyle.com/grace/mothers-day-brunch/#respond Sun, 12 May 2013 04:56:19 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=20 Sunday, May 12, 9:15-10:15 a.m. Please join us to honor Grace Moms in the Undercroft

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Ascension Day Eucharist & Pot-Luck Picnic http://unstyle.com/grace/ascension-day-eucharist-pot-luck-picnic/ http://unstyle.com/grace/ascension-day-eucharist-pot-luck-picnic/#respond Thu, 09 May 2013 10:00:02 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=36 THURSDAY May 9th, 6:00 p.m. Grace House Lawn
(Rain location – Undercroft)
Come fly a kite, blow bubbles & celebrate the day Jesus ascended into Heaven.Paper goods, drinks, burgers and hot dogs will be provided> Please bring a side dish to share based on your last name: A-K Appetizers and Snacks, L-R Salads and Sides, S-Z Desserts.

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Holy Week Schedule http://unstyle.com/grace/holy-week-schedule/ http://unstyle.com/grace/holy-week-schedule/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2013 14:00:32 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=538 Palm Sunday – March 24  Services at 8:00 and 10:15 a.m. with the Liturgy of the Palms,

Maundy Thursday – March 28  We remember Jesus’ Last Supper with his disciples with a service at 7:30 p.m. featuring Foot Washing, Holy Communion and the Stripping of the Altar.

Good Friday – March 29  Services at 12 noon and 7:30 p.m. commemorate the day Christ died upon the Cross.

The Great Vigil of Easter – Saturday, March 30  A powerful service of darkness and light, with readings and music, the Vigil captures all the drama of the Easter mystery and is highlighted by baptisms.  The Vigil marks the first celebration of the Resurrection. Service at 7:30 p.m.

Easter Sunday – March 31  We celebrate the resurrection of Christ with festival services at 9:00 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. An Easter brunch, along with and Easter Egg hunt for children, immediately follows the 9:00 a.m. service.

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Bishop’s Visit & Confirmations http://unstyle.com/grace/bishops-visit-confirmations/ http://unstyle.com/grace/bishops-visit-confirmations/#respond Sun, 03 Mar 2013 15:42:58 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=463 BISHOP’S VISITATION – SUNDAY, MARCH 3 The Rt. Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, Bishop of Washington, will be here to celebrate and preach during a Service of Confirmation and followed by a special parish reception in honor of Bishop Mariann and our confirmands.

We would like to give Bishop Mariann a “taste” of the wonderful diversity of Grace Church – a “Taste of Grace.” We’re asking for contributions of food that reflect your cultural or ethnic background, or you are welcome to share a special dish from your family – or maybe one that

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Homeless Ministry http://unstyle.com/grace/homeless-ministry/ http://unstyle.com/grace/homeless-ministry/#respond Sat, 02 Mar 2013 19:25:14 +0000 http://unstyle.com/grace/?p=581

The Grace Church Homeless Ministry meets on the first Saturday of each month throughout the year at which time food is prepared and taken to the homeless of Washington, DC.  Join us for sandwich making in the undercroft — 1:00 p.m.   We will head downtown around 2:30 pm to deliver the  soup and sandwiches.  We generally return around 5:00 or 5:30 p.m.

Sandwich making is a great activity for the younger members of our Parish!  Youth Group members and their friends can earn those Service Credits needed for high school graduation!

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