Grace/La Gracia
33 Church Street White Plains, NY
This Week At Grace
Ministers of the Liturgy
Celebrant & Preacher   The Rev. Dr. Judith Lee
Assisting Priest             The Rev. Adolfo Moronta
Organist & Choir Director  Peter Roberts
The St. Nicholas Choir
Lectors   8AM    Ella Fitzgerald
              10AM   Vika O’Hanlon, Cameron Owens     Intercessor: Eve Bradford
  Eucharistic Ministers
                 8 AM Brinda Bradley
                10 AM    Ray Williams, Malik Bradford
Acolytes 10 AM   Lauren Reid, James Heffner, Aaron Bradford, Eve Bradford,
Jordan Acevado, Mirna Sanchez
Ushers   8 AM   Stuart Madden    
    10AM    Margaret Bloomfield, Delroy Chang, Albert Sargent, Bob Soso,
Shirley Spencer,   Jean Wilson
Eucharistic Visitors:   Eileen McClean, Ray Williams, Carolyn Rogers, Lisa Daley
Coffee Hour      Erika and Barbara Santos                Assistant: Jane Washington
Nursery Care is available during the 10:00 AM service.
Registration is now open: April 21 st Diocesan Training for Eucharistic Visitors & Eucharistic Ministers to be held at Grace Church
Eucharistic Ministers and Eucharistic Visitors whose licenses have expired or who are not licensed, will have an opportunity to attend this bilingual training here at Grace Church / La Gracia from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm .  The cost of the training session is $25.00 payable at the time of registration or at the door on the day of training. Please speak with Rev. Lee or Fr. Adolfo for scholarship assistance.  
Email the following links to register for the training session:
  https://www.dioceseny.org/ednyevent/eucharistic-ministereucharistic-visitor-training-2-2/ .If you have questions about the training session or need additional information, please contact Sandy Gadsden McAllister at sunaganatag@aol.com ; 914-923-3033 or Arlene Bullard at abullard@dioceseny.org ; 212-932-7363. Please see Rev. Lee or Father Adolfo if you are thinking of joining this ministry.
Join Today! chatwith-grace
 A new Snapchat group chat for J2A/ High school teens* connected with Grace/La Gracia. Share snaps, be creative, feel connected, tell stories etc. *chatwith-grace will be monitored by an adult.
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Wednesday April 18 th : 1:30-3 pm & 7:30-9 pm: Bible Study on the Book of Acts [Chapters 5-9]
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has invited Episcopalians to share a study of the Book of Acts during the weeks between Easter and Pentecost.
We will follow the outline and reflections in A Journey Through Acts , ed. Marek Zabriskie (Forward Movement, 2018), which is available on Amazon and from the publisher.  
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Next Sunday: April 22 nd Earth Day and Autism Awareness
Wear light blue in recognition of people living with autism. We will include prayers for Earth Day and for those living with autism in our service, and Melanie and Dan Lynch will give a brief presentation with a video on autism during coffee hour.  

  Next Sunday: April 22nd: 4:30 PM Downtown Music 30th Anniversary Concert: Three Concertos and A World Premiere
 
A World Premiere of work for orchestra and narrator, commissioned and narrated by Robert Sherman, caps this anniversary celebration.
A gala reception follows

Up Coming Events at Grace
Monday, April 30th: 7PM – 10 PM Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED Training
 
Grace Church will host this training for leaders, teachers, and liturgical ministers from local churches and schools.
This course incorporates the latest science and teaches one how to respond to breathing (choking) and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age).
Those who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED valid for two years.
The cost will be $50. Please contact the parish office to register at T: 914 949 2874 x10 or E: mcampos@gracechurchwhiteplains.org
Checks to be written to Grace Church 33 Church Street White Plains, NY 10601 with CPR/AED in memo section.
Sign up Now ! Annual Spring Brunch at La Bocca on Sunday, May 20 th  
11:30 am-1:30 pm
The Grace Church Welcome Committee welcomes you to Spring Brunch at La Bocca.  
The cost will be $40 for adults and $25 for children ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free.
Please write your check out to Grace Church with La Bocca in the memo section.
Payments are due by May15th. Reserve your place by April 29 th
Please see Ella Fitzgerald after the 8am service or Sylvia Simon after t he 10am service.  
May Events At Grace
May 5th – Grace Church will participate in the Diocesan Sacred Sites Project
 We will welcome visitors in the afternoon, 1 PM-4 PM, with a special demonstration of the organ by Peter Roberts 3-4 pm. Please contact the parish office or Joe Brown if you can serve as a host for any part of this afternoon.
May 5th - First Saturdays at Grace: 
We will observe Cinco de Mayo with Eucharist in the Renaissance Square Garden with a Mariachi band at 5pm   

May 6th: Parish Forum with Anahaita Kotval, Executive Director of Lifting Up Westchester
Anahaita Kotval will preach at the 10 AM service and will lead a discussion at a parish forum after the 10 AM service. She will also speak with the congregation at the 8 AM and 12:30 PM services