September 12, 2021
Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Wishing you an awareness of
God's Presence, Love and Peace
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Normal Office Hours
Monday - Closed
Tuesday through Friday - 9am - 4pm

2021 Vestry Officers
Senior Warden - Maureen Porada
Junior Warden - Jeff Wine
Treasurer - Kati Kubbe
Clerk - Blanche Chafe

At this time, as COVID19 numbers rise, we are asking...

If you see these smiling faces at the church, please give them a warm Grace welcome.

Brandon & Jordan come to us from the
They will be working with Nancee Armstrong to clean the church.
No 8am service on Sunday September 12th.
There will be only one service at 10am in the garden.

The Rev. Ed King will be presiding and offering communion.

Please bring your own chair.

As always, service will be live-streamed on our
Facebook page and YouTube Channel.


All students, teachers and educators are encouraged to bring their backpacks to service to be blessed for the upcoming school year.
Join us after the service as we celebrate the kick-off to the fall with a picnic!

Grace will provide
hotdogs, chips and condiments.
Please bring any other picnic food or drinks that your family will want.
Lessons appointed for Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Click Here
The Book of Common Prayer Click Here
Morning Prayer begins on page 75. Holy Eucharist begins on page 355.
The Sunday readings are also available by
clicking on a link on our Web Page.

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Starting Sept 18th, Saturday Evening Services
will no longer be held on Zoom,
but be held at the church.
Virtual Evening Prayer on September 11th at 5:30pm. If you don't have a prayer book, you can find it online here. We are using the Eucharistic Readings for Sunday which you can locate on this calendar. Contact Zoom meeting ID: 820 1007 0103
Zoom Meeting Passcode: 1234567
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Please take note of the following dates regarding services.

September 19 - 8am svc in church, 9am Formation/Sunday School begins, 10am svc in church w/ communion.
Baptism will take place during the 10 am service on
November 7, 2021

If you or someone you know would like to be baptized,
please contact the church
to fill out the necessary paperwork by October 17th.
Those wishing to be baptized
must meet with Deacon Linda Crane on October 27th at 6pm.

Bible Study group meets
Wednesday mornings at
10am in the Gathering Place at the church.

are programs that were created by the Church Pension Group in association with Praesidium, Inc., in response to General Convention Resolution A156 which calls for dioceses to develop and institute policies for training.
It is a requirement that all staff & vestry, as well as any member of the church who volunteers with children or other groups within the church, to complete these courses every five years.

Please contact Tracey Larson if you have any questions or to sign-up to take these courses.
Youth Choir rehearsals will begin
Sunday September 19th at 9:30am in the
Chapel of the Holy Innocents. Children kindergarten through high school who enjoy singing are welcome to join!
Any questions, please contact Sara O'Brien.
If you are interested in joining the adult choir,
please contact Joan Redmond for more information.
September 12th at 9am
A meeting with Deacon Linda Crane will be held for all participants and their parents/guardians. It is VERY important that all who plan to participate in this class attend. Youth ages 13-15 have been contacted about beginning Confirmation Classes and were sent a calendar for this first year of classes.

Please contact either Deacon Linda Crane or Tracey Larson if you have any questions or concerns.
Youth Group will be starting on
Sunday September 26th
after church
from 11:30am-1:30pm.
Youth in grades 6th-12th
are invited to join.
Lunch will be served.
Any questions, please contact Christy Allen or Sara O'Brien.
This is the final week for the
Virtual Sunday School Classroom
Clicking the image above will take you to this Sunday School format.
A desktop/laptop computer is needed (a phone will not work). Once there, you will find links to all of the readings & activities for this week's lesson. I hope you have enjoyed learning with it!

Mrs. Larson
Next Sunday, September 19th, we will begin the new
Whole Congregation Formation/Sunday School starting at
9am in the Gathering Place.

We understand that this is something new, but a lot of thought, time and study has been put into the implementation of this program. We hope you will give this endeavor a chance and join us with an open mind.

This first gathering on September 19th will explain the layout of the program and should answer most questions you have.

Please feel free to contact me at anytime.

We are looking for an adult to work in the Nursery on Sunday mornings from 9-11am

Two hours of pay available for this position.
Items needed for packing September 15th
Apple Juice ~ Instant Oatmeal packets ~ Peanut Butter ~ Jam/Jelly ~
Chicken Noodle Soup ~ Crackers ~ Spaghetti Sauce (plastic jar) ~
Napkins ~ Paper Towels ~ Toilet Paper ~ Tissues
Our Pantry Needs Have Increased!!
We have added two new families to our weekly deliveries.
Grace Outreach and #C4Yourself church are so very grateful for your continued donations to our food pantry. We continue to, weekly, pack bags of food and toiletries for seniors and families identified by school principals. Below you can find the list of items we need to keep our pantry servicing the needs of our neighborhood community.
The church office is open Tuesday-Friday from 10am-4pm if you would like to donate items. Special thanks to Nancy Kelley, Jane Clay, and Carol White for their weekly packing and Kevin Totty and team for delivering these bags!
List of the items always in need.
Thank you in advance for your generosity.
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly/Jam
  • Cereal
  • Juice/Juice Boxes
  • Granola/Protein Bars
  • Chicken Noodle Soup
  • Canned Fruit/Fruit Cups
  • Canned Spaghetti
  • Pasta & Spaghetti Sauce
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tissues
  • Napkins
  • Paper Towels
  • Hand Soap/Bar Soap
  • Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
  • Laundry Soap
  • Dish Soap
  • Vaseline/Lotion
Whenever presented with a choice of purchasing
glass or plastic containers, please choose plastic.
It is much easier for distribution if we are not worried about breakage.
Next meeting will be
Wednesday, October 13th at 11:00am in the kitchen of the MDA (Main Dining Area-basement) to prepare a soup for delivery to folks needing a little TLC. You don't need to bring anything, just yourself and maybe a favorite soup recipe we can prepare in about 2 hours from start to finish. We'll be making plans for the next few months. Everyone is welcome. 
Any question, contact
Mary Gale McPharlin.

Join us for yoga on
Saturday mornings at 7am
in the church garden.

Beginners & chair welcome!
Welcome back Knitters, Crocheters & Crafters!
We meet at Grace in the Gathering Place on
the 1st Thursday
of each month at 10am.
Next Gathering: Oct 7th at 10am

If you know someone who might need comfort during an illness or trauma, we have prayer shawls that are made by this group just for that purpose.

If you would like to knit or crochet a shawl, we have yarn and patterns to get you started.
Please contact Ann Brown with any questions.
Don't be intimidated - this is a
"no pressure" group. Please come and see! We always have a friendly discussion and sometimes it's even about the book!

The September meeting will at Grace in the Gathering Place
Monday, September 27th at 7:00pm
Please bring your own snack and beverage.

The book selection is 
The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate. 

Hope to see you there! Any questions, contact Mary Gale McPharlin.