Grace Episcopal Church 
Weekly Update
July 31, 2018
PRAYERS

Please join the Episcopal Church community today as we pray for Presiding Bishop Michael Curry as he undergoes surgery for prostate cancer.

"Strengthen your servant Michael, O God, to do what he has to do and bear what he has to bear; that, accepting your healing gifts through the skill of surgeons and nurses, he may be restored to usefulness in your world with a thankful heart; through Jesus Christ our Lord." Amen (BCP, p. 459)
Sunday's Sermon
A new weekly news feature! Click the following link for Emily's July 31st sermon: 072918 Sermon
Announcements

CARITAS - Mark your calendars….CARITAS is just a month away.   Monday, August 27th  we will be serving dinner at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church to the CARITAS families who are staying there for the week. More details to come very soon.

FALL SERVER SCHEDULE - We will be finalizing the fall server schedule in the next 2 weeks so if you are interested in serving as a Lector, Chalicer, Acolyte or Usher, please email Cindy at gracechurch2955@gmail.com so she can add your name to the rotation.

DIRECTORY - An updated 2018 Directory is available for congregants in the Parish Hall.
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Coffee Hour Sign Ups

AUGUST 5 - Donut Sunday by the Slones
AUGUST 12 - Laura and Martin Rodgers
AUGUST 19
AUGUST 26

If you would like to be a part of our Coffee Hour Ministry, please contact Sally Sutherland at ssutherland.ppp@juno.com or
804-784-3168.
Looking Ahead
  • Wake Up with Grace - Every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the Goochland Restaurant
  • Caritas - August 27th
  • Next Community Prayer Service - September 8th at 5pm
  • New Ministry Celebration - September 9th at 4pm

If you have an announcement, please email it to Cindy Harper at  gracechurch2955@gmail.com by  Wednesday morning each week. 
This Sunday at a Glance

Rite II Worship Service - 10 am

Lectionary Readings for Sunday August 5, 2018:
John 6:24-35
Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15
Psalm 78:23-29
Ephesians 4:1-16