Messy Church

Life is messy.  Church is for messy people.

This fall we kick off a new interactive worship experience at Grace. It’s called Messy Church and is targeted at children eight and under and their families. It meets once a month (September 24, October 15, November 19, and December 17) at 4:30 pm on Sunday afternoon.

Messy Church is a way for young people and their families to encounter God through story, craft, music, and prayer. It is a little chaotic, a little ...

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Holy Week Worship 2016

Palm Sunday, March 20

On this day at both services we celebrate Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, and we prepare for the long hard week ahead. The scripture foreshadows the betrayal that is to come.

Thursday, March 24

We gather at 7:00 pm in the Grace Sanctuary for a Maundy Thursday Tenebrae Service. Tenebrae means service of shadows, and as the night goes on the lights in the sanctuary get dimmer and dimmer until we close the service in the dark. Worship includes ...

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Bus Tickets and Morning Worship: March 15

Each month Grace distributes bus tickets to people in our community. This typically happens on the 15th of the month. Volunteers and those receiving tickets begin to gather around 7 am in the Grace alcove. Guests are greeted with smiles, coffee, water, and a place to sit. Tickets are distributed at 8:30 am, and a brief worship service follows. Everyone is invited to stay for worship. The worship service lasts about 15 minutes.

We can always use volunteers to help with ...

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Ash Wednesday: February 10, 2016

Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on February 10. This year we again have two opportunities for Ash Wednesday worship. The first is Ashes On the Go at Watermark Books. From 7-9 am Pastor Catherine Neelly Burton will be at Watermark to mark you with ashes as you start your day. This is an opportunity for you to share your faith both by wearing your ashes and by making a public witness at our neighborhood bookstore. It’s a come and go ...

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Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve this year falls on Thursday, and as always, we are looking forward to this special night. Christmas Eve is one of the best times to bring a guest to church with you. People who don’t have a church but might consider going to a church are much more likely to attend a Christmas Eve service than a regular Sunday service. Christmas Eve is a night of beauty and mystery. We have services at 5 pm in the Great ...

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