Grace Notes Weekly is a newsletter of Grace Episcopal Church in Chattanooga, TN,
and is used to communicate the upcoming activities of this community.
Eastertide
APRIL 20, 2018
Market Grand Re-opening
To market, to market, to buy a fat... well, you can fill in the blank yourself! The Brainerd Market begins its new season tomorrow, with a record number of vendors and a great variety of merchandise, all more succulent, beautiful and magnificent than anything that could ever be found in the store.

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IN THIS ISSUE
Brainerd Farmers' Market Reopens!
Earth Day at Grace
Newcomers' Gathering
Meetings This Week
Serving on Sunday
Lectionary
Market (continued)
Hours will be Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. through December 8; debit cards will be accepted and double SNAP dollars given each week. Congratulations are in order – the Market has been approved for a grant to promote Snap Access and the Double Snap Fresh Savings Program from the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga!
Earth Day and Pollinator Liturgies
Though the earth and its wondrous interweavings of the myriad faces of God are always before our eyes at Grace, the church will formally celebrate Earth Day at both the 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services on Sunday, April 22 nd . The sermon and singing on this day will reflect God's charge to care for all of creation. After the 10:45 am service, everyone is invited to gather in the courtyard for a brief pollinator liturgy, from which you can take home a seedling to plant in your yard to attract and nourish bees and butterflies.
Spring Newcomers' Gathering
May 6, 2018 at 12:30 PM
(Immediately following the 10:45 Service)
 
"The Merrydale House"
Chattanooga, TN 37404
 
All newcomers, relative newcomers, and returning members are invited to join members of the vestry for a special brunch reception May 6. Come get to know some of the leaders in our community in a more informal setting, and learn about opportunities to become engaged in the life of Grace! Food and childcare will be available at the church. Help us spread the word!
 
RSVP by May 2 at saygrace.net/RSVP
MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Endowment Committee – Sunday, 9:30 a.m., Merritt Room
Music Committee – Sunday, 12:15 p.m., Merritt Room
Centering Prayer -- Fridays, 1:00 p.m., Barth Room
Serving This Sunday
At the 8:00 a.m. liturgy: Lectors, Diana McMurray, Alan McMurray; Intercessor, Andy Lane; Chalice, Jim Dorris; Acolyte, Andy Lane; Ushers, Andy Lane, Rick Jones; Greeter, Jean Williams
 
At the 10:45 a.m. liturgy: Lectors, Lectors, Sean McEwen, Albert Howell; Intercessor, Breezie Finley; Chalice, Rosy Milburn, Terry Burnett; Oblations, Phaen Stone, Richard Hyatt; Acolytes, Sean McEwen, Ouisi Hamilton, Jeff Bertrand; Lead Usher, Frank Watkins; Greeter, Anne Curtis; Webcast (camera, sound), Bill Boren, Augie Sevart

Lectionary Readings
Genesis 2:4b-15, Psalm 23, 1 John 3:16-24, John 10:11-18
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