Grace Episcopal Church 
Weekly Update
January 2, 2019

Lord, You make all things new
You bring hope alive in our hearts 
And cause our Spirits to be born again.

Thank you for this new year
For all the potential it holds.
Come and kindle in us 
A mighty flame
So that in our time, many will see the wonders of God
And live forever to praise Your glorious name.


(A modern prayer for the New Year from
We are catching up after the holidays! Click here to see Emily's Advent 4 Sermon 12/23/18 Sermon and her Christmas Eve Sermon 12/24/18 Sermon
SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE - Reminder that we will resume our normal worship schedule at 9 am and 11 am starting this Sunday, January 6th

ECW MEETING - The ECW will meet this Sunday, January 6th after the 11 am service .

VESTRY MEETING - Vestry will meet Thursday, January 17th from 6:30pm - 8:30 pm.

RISE AGAINST HUNGER - Save the date. We will be joining Hebron Presbyterian Church on Saturday, January 26th from 8:30am to 11:00 am to help package food for Rise Against Hunger. A sign up sheet is posted in the Parish Hall.

COFFEE HOUR - Please help keep this tradition going by signing up for one of the Sundays in January.
Coffee Hour Sign
January 6
January 13
January 20
January 27

If you would like to be a part of our Coffee Hour Ministry, please contact Sally Sutherland at or
Looking Ahead
  • Wake Up with Grace - Every Wednesday at 8:30 am at the Goochland Restaurant
  • Two Worship Services Resume - January 6th
  • Community Prayer Service - January 12th at 5 pm
  • Vestry Meeting - January 17th at 6:30 pm
  • Rise Against Hunger - January 26th at 8:00 am

If you have an announcement, please email it to Cindy Harper at  by  Wednesday morning each week. 
This Sunday at a Glance
Rite II Worship Service - 9 am
Rite II Worship Service - 11 am followed by Coffee Hour
(nursery care available)

Lectionary Readings for Sunday January 6, 2019:
Matthew 2:1-12
Isaiah 60:1-6
Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14
Ephesians 3:1-12