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"Habits of Grace" devotions are available online

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"Habits of Grace," a series of devotions written by Grace members and guests, explores the spiritual disciplines of Lent with a focus on the gospel power of justice and mercy.  The devotions are organized around the disciplines of confession, repentance, prayer, fasting...

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Service bulletin from the funeral for Carl Schalk

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Carl Schalk, composer, teacher, hymnodist, and founder of the Bach Cantata Vespers at Grace Church, died on Sunday, January 24. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the funeral on Monday, February 1, was limited to worshipers invited by the family.  There will be a memorial service at some...

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Connect in January

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Join friends from Grace for conversation and conviviality It's been eons since we've been able to gather in Fellowship Hall for a meal or talk with one another in the Grace atrium, paper coffee cup in hand. Let's get together in others ways to share our stories, to talk, laugh and pray...

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Living signs this New Year

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As you can imagine it has been such a strange time to begin serving as your new associate pastor. After all, pastoring for me is about the people, about you, and your families, and about gathering around God’s promises together as we encounter Christ in word and meal and especially in one...

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The Children's Service of Lessons and Carols premieres on video on December 24

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Christmas Eve came early to Grace Church and School this year.  On Monday, October 19, fifth through eighth graders returned to school at 5:30 p.m., at dusk, donned their red choir robes and lined up around the perimeter of the gym, tallest to shortest. Teachers passed out battery-operated...

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Devotional resources for Advent

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Advent Devotions available from Grace Advent begins on Sunday, November 29. Grace Church has devotional materials to share with you as we observe this season of waiting and watching while staying home as much as possible. "Small Dancing Light: A Devotional Guide," by Terry W. York, focuses on...

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Caring for neighbors in need

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Social Ministry Giving Tree The Giving Tree is up in the Grace atrium, with tags requesting gifts for clients of local social service agencies. You're welcome to stop by Grace and take a tag from the tree, purchase the gift, and then drop it off at Grace by November 30.All gifts this year...

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Black Voices at Grace, Part Two

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Black Voices at Grace:How Racism Impacts the Grace CommunityPart TwoSunday, November 8, 2pmJoin the Zoom webinar Learning more about racism starts with listening to Black people.In a second session on November 8, at 2pm, Black panelists from the Grace Church and School community will share...

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Black Voices at Grace

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Black Voices at Grace:How Racism Impacts the Grace CommunitySunday, October 25, 2pmJoin the Zoom webinarSunday, November 8, 2pmJoin the Zoom webinar   Learning more about racism starts with listening to Black people.On October 25 and again on November 8, at 2pm, Black panelists from the...

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From the archives: Grace Garden dedication

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Grace Garden on the southeast corner of Division and Bonnie Brae was dedicated on Sunday, May 9, 2004, at the end of the 11am service.  Here are some photos from the day, and a copy of the dedication hymn from the bulletin. Over 300 trees, shrubs, and perennials were planted in the garden...

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