Announcements at Grace
Grace Episcopal Church
55 New Park Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Parish Office Hours: Monday & Saturday ~ Closed; Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday ~ 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Friday ~ please call
This Week at Grace
CALENDAR OF MASSES AND ACTIVITIES
Grace Episcopal Church
55 New Park Ave. Hartford CT 06106
GRACE HAPPENS bulletin inserts for
Sunday, February 18, 2018
Read the March 5, 2008 Hartford Courant Feature by Susan Campbell about Grace Church
ALL EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Grace Episcopal Church Lenten Activity 2018
Join us for a screening of the film,The Tree of Life,
Discussion led by Professor Christopher Rivers
Saturday,February 24, 2018, 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the Rectory
42 Rumford Street
West Hartford, CT
Lunch and tea included
RSVP Tori Burns, 860-233-0825
We are delighted to welcome The Rev. Rowena Kemp to be priest-in-charge of grace Episcopal Church
Please join us in welcoming her!
Thanks to the following members of the Grace Church Priest-in-Charge Interview Committee:
Tom Phillips, Ruth Mitman, Elizabeth Chicares, Elizabeth Rose, James Shafer, Charles Morse, Mark Lacedonia, Richard Burt, Elizabeth MacKiernan Miel, Barbara Rezner, Katharine Rovetti, Kathryn Jaeger
Children of Grace
Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.
Children are invited to create art projects linked to liturgy with Mr. John Pryor, in the parish hall, every Sunday at the start of the 10:30 a.m. High Mass, and reunite with their parents/guardians in the church service at the Peace. Please call 860-233-0825 for information, and to let us know that you are coming!
Come join in the fun!
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Contemplative Prayer Group
Our own Grace Church is hosting an ongoing Contemplative Prayer Group in collaboration with members of Christ Church Cathedral every other Tuesday evening. Sessions will be an hour and a half in length, from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Please join us for meditation, centering prayer, personal experiences on the path into the silent land of contemplation, and lively discussions about the writings of ancient and modern contemplatives and mystics from the Desert Fathers to Saint Benedict, Meister Ekhart, Thomas Merton and others. It is recommended that participants purchase and read Into the Silent Land: A Guide to the Christian Practice of Contemplation by Martin Laird, available from Amazon for around $12. For more information please contact Sarah Kieffer at email@example.com.
Season 2017 - 2018
Our Twentieth Season in Parkville
POSTPONED TO JANUARY 6, 2018
December 9, 2017:
FRIDAY, February 16, 2018: The Sebastians
April, 2018: Final date and artist to be announced soon!
June 30, 2018: Musical Friends
All concerts free and begin at 7:30 p.m.
Grace Episcopal Church
55 New Park Ave, Hartford
Reception follows to greet the musical guests
“A Place of Grace” Food Pantry
"A Place of Grace" Food Pantry distribution is on Thursdays, at 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., except the First Thursday of each month
(set up on Wednesdays, at 1:30 p.m.)
Please consider joining our wonderful packing and/or distribution team as a new volunteer.
There are many opportunities for joyful service open in the parish:
~We need your help to fill Grace Church with the beauty and fragrance of exquisite flowers! With your support, glorious flowers will “grace” our church all year long. Please consider contributing to the Flower Fund.
~Volunteers to help out in the parish office.
~Shoppers to help us keep our kitchen and cleaning closet well supplied.
~"Handy-folk" to do minor repairs at the church and rectory.
Altar Guild needs additional members to assist in preparing for both Sunday and daily masses, and in maintaining our vestments and linens.
~Greeters and Ushers are wanted to welcome visitors to the parish.
food pantry welcomes volunteers both to pack groceries on Wednesdays
at 3:30 p.m. (except the first Wednesday of each month) and to distribute them on Thursdays
from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. (except the first Thursday of each month)
(except the first Thursday of each month)
~Coffee Hour Sign-up: We have need for more people to volunteer to provide refreshments for the Coffee Hour after the 10:30 a.m. services in the coming weeks. Please consider making this one of your ministries here at Grace. There is a sign-up sheet in Nason Hall. Thank you!
Please contact the rector if you feel called to serve in any of these areas;
the burden is light and the reward is great!
THANKS FOR ANY AND ALL HELP!
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