This Sunday’s Gospel • John 1: 29-42
John saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! This is he    ...[ continue reading ]. Weekly scriptures are from the  Revised Common Lectionary ; passages are from the  New Revised Standard Version  of the Bible.
Volunteers for Children’s Chapel at 11:00 a.m. Needed
Each week the Children’s Chapel program offers a liturgy of the Word for kids in grades PreK through Grade 5 at 8:45 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The children gather in the chapel, connect with Scriptures and prayers, and return to the main church in time for Communion. We currently need volunteers to help at 11:00 a.m. No prep work needed, just your extra set of eyes and hands to keep things running smoothly. Sign-ups are open for Jan.-Feb. for anyone who wants to support our children's programs. Questions? Contact Aaron Davis .

Bible Study: The Good Book Club
During Epiphany join other Episcopalians in reading part of the Gospel of John each day, and to finish it before Lent. Our own Mary Ann Blankenship will facilitate a discussion at 10:00 a.m. this Sunday in the library. Check out the daily readings and resources online at The Good Book Club.

Are You An Usher? Interested in Ushering?
You are invited to join Bill Queen this Sunday in the Adult Classroom at 12:30 pm to discuss our ushering ministry.
Adult Forum in January
Join Bill Queen as he leads the Adult Forum throughout January at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. This month’s topic is The Alien Episcopalian .

Knit Wits Gathering begins Jan. 16
On the third Thursday of each month join others in the community who want to learn how to crochet and knit. Mark your calendar to attend not only January 16 but also February 20, March 19 and April 16. Feel free to drop in and bring your own brown bag lunch if you are unable to attend the entire two hours (noon-2:00 p.m.). Questions? Contact Mother Kim .

GHTC Invited to MLK Remembrance Service Jan. 19
The Rev. Dr. Rebecca Branch-Griffen extends a warm invitation to Grace and Holy Trinity parishioners to join with her congregation, Hood Temple AME Zion Church, this Sunday, January 19, at 4:00 pm, to remember and celebrate the life and work of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Hood Temple AME Zion Church is located at 16 West Clay Street.

Campus Ministry Blood Drive in the Parish Hall Jan. 22
Episcopal Campus Ministry at VCU is hosting a blood drive next Wednesday Jan. 22, 2020 from 10am- 5 pm. Please sign up to donate here . There is a crisis level need for blood in Central Virginia Region. If you are able to give blood please do. 
Children, Youth, and Family Ministries Update for Jan. Now Available
Want to see more about what our ministries for children, youth, and families are up to? Check out this month's update available here . Each month's update features info about our programs, upcoming events, and a resource to use at home. Questions about Children, Youth, and Family Ministries or the monthly update? Contact Aaron Davis .
Greater Richmond Children’s Choir at 11:00 a.m. on Feb. 2
The Greater Richmond Children’s’ advanced Pro Arte Choir will sing and lead the music at the 11:00 a.m. worship service on Sunday, February 2. GRCC offers children, ages 8 to 18, the opportunity to excel through the study and performance of high-quality choral music with Richmond’s finest vocal ensemble for youth. With generous support from our community and beyond, GRCC is able to offer tuition and travel scholarships to more than one-third of choristers, making the program accessible to all. Grace & Holy Trinity is blessed to be the rehearsal venue for GRCC. Please invite family and friends to this special worship service.

Brunswick Stew on Sale for Delivery on Feb. 2
The Missionary Society will again be selling Brunswick stew to be delivered on Super Bowl Sunday, February 2. They will be taking orders after each service starting this Sunday. Chuck Ashjan, a dedicated missionary volunteer and head of the Armenian food festival will be the stew chef this year. The cost of the stew will be $10 a quart. Questions? Contact Beth McClelland at 804-304-8823 or Jodie Pully for more information.
Piano Concert on Sat. Feb. 8 at 3:00 p.m.
Richard Becker, Coordinator of Piano Studies at the University of Richmond, will perform a piano concert on Saturday, February 8 at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be held in the parish hall. Richard will perform works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Liszt. There will be a reception following the concert. Please invite family and friends to this special concert in our series!

Come be Heard, Annual Meeting Feb.2 at 9:30 a.m.
At the Annual Meeting of the parish, church members will elect five new Vestry members. Unlike previous years, there are eleven candidates for the five positions. You can learn more about each person online . The Annual Meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. and voting will occur by paper ballot during it, so be sure to mark your calendar.
Feed My Rams
If you are interested in being on the list of folks who make meals for Wednesday SeRVAnt lunch for Episcopal Campus Ministry at VCU, contact Mother Kim and she will put you on the calendar. Menu recommendations are available.

Survey is Open from the Discernment Committee
The results are starting to come in—thank you! Won’t you take a half hour today to add your voice? We really want to know what you think. The survey will close in early February, so don’t miss your chance to contribute. The survey is available online at this link. Y our input remains confidential. For more information, contact the committee (confidentially) at Take time today it matters!  Thank you!
The Discernment Committee:   Pem Hall, Chair , Julie Joyce, Meredith McGuire, Alison Martin, Marshall Morton, Nick Sollog, Kim Vullo, Fielding Williams, Harold Williams