Please join us online for virtual worship on Sunday, February 7
at ghtc.org or via YouTube.
Rescheduled for Sunday Feb. 7: Drive-By “Meet and Greet” + Epiphany Blessing
The Rev. Duane Nettles and The Rev. Kim Reinholz will be in front of the church this Sunday, Feb. 7 from noon to 2:00 p.m. handing out chalk and Epiphany blessings! You can meet our new Rector, Duane, in person! Please enter onto Cherry Street, turn right on to South Cathedral Place, then turn right onto North Laurel Street where you will arrive at the front of the church. Face masks are required.
Pick up Ashes on Feb. 14 for Ash Wednesday
This year you can pick up ashes on Sunday, Feb. 14 at the church to self-impose on Ash Wednesday. Watch for more details...Ash Wednesday is Feb. 17!

Valentine’s Day Christian Formation
Join members from GHTC in a discussion of Presiding Bishop Curry’s book Love is the Way on Valentine’s Day. At 9:00 a.m. on 2/14 we will join for our February Formation Hour on Zoom. It’s a great read and it’s all about love. 
Annual Meeting via Zoom on Sun. Feb. 21 at 11:00 a.m.
This year the church’s annual meeting will be held virtually using Zoom. Mark your calendar for on Sun. Feb. 21 at 11:00 a.m. We will vote for Vestry members using email coupled with a secure online platform called Election Runner. Look for details to arrive in your mailbox Feb.10-13. If you have not received a package by Feb. 16, be sure to contact the church at 804.359.5628 so staff can drop the materials by your home or office.
Missed Last Week’s Sermon?
Every Tuesday the sermon from the previous week is being posted on the GHTC YouTube channel. Check in this Sunday, February 7 to watch the service. If you subscribe to the Grace and Holy Trinity Church YouTube channel you will be notified when new videos are posted each week. Just click on the red button labeled SUBSCRIBE on the top right of the YouTube page and enter your email.
Mark Your Calendar: Small Groups via Zoom
You can still connect with church friends in a small group by joining one of these upcoming Zoom sessions:
Music Samples from Sunday
This week’s “Samples from Sunday” is “Ubi Caritas et Amor” (“Where Dwelleth Charity and Love, There God Is Found”) by Gerald Near performed by Mark Koontz, Assistant Organist. This beautiful piece was featured as a prelude in our online worship service on January 31. Thanks to Mark for sharing his musical gifts with us! Be sure to subscribe to the GHTC Music channel on YouTube to be notified of new videos as they are posted.
Winter Wellness: Serenity   
With snow and inclement weather on top of the pandemic, who couldn’t use a reminder about serenity? Check out this helpful background on the serenity prayer and this video, too! Thanks to The Rev. Kim Reinholz for this week’s Winter Wellness tip.
Lent Madness Begins Feb. 18, Pick Your Winner Now for a Chance at a Prize
The 2021 saintly smackdown kicks off on Feb 18, so be sure to fill out your bracket by Feb. 17 and register your pick for the winner. If you pick the halo winner correctly you win a free mug with the winning saint on it (as well as ultimate bragging rights for the next year). Lent Madness is a great chance to engage in some friendly competition with Episcopalians across the country and learn a little about the Church’s saints too. Questions about participating? Just ask Aaron Davis.
Narcan Bike visits Red Door
On Friday January 29 at the Red Door Ministry, 24 doses of narcan/naloxone were distributed and 12 people were trained on how to administer this lifesaving drug for individuals who suffer from opioid overdose. Thanks to Rams in Recovery and the Narcan Bike for coming out on the coldest day of the winter so far.  
Text to Give Now Available
Want to make a quick contribution to Grace and Holy Trinity? Just text the word Giving to 804.509.1428 and you’ll receive a secure link to the ShelbyGiving system. You can scan your credit card with your phone or tablet so there’s less typing...try it out!