Grace Episcopal Church 
Weekly Update
August 15, 2018
Sunday's Sermon
Click the following link for Donald Knight's August 12th sermon: 081218 Knight Sermon

CARITAS - Congregations Around Richmond Involved To Assure Shelter

WHEN - Monday, August 27th 4:00-7:00
WHERE - St Matthew’s United Methodist Church 1706 St. Mattew’s Lane in Centerville
WHAT - We are preparing and serving dinner to 30 homeless people who are staying at St. Matthew’s for the week. This year, families are being served.
MENU - Spiral ham, mac & cheese, baked beans, apple sauce and desserts
WHAT CAN YOU DO? - Sign up in the parish house to make a side, dessert and/or volunteer to set up and serve these families.

WHAT ELSE - You can be a Laundry Angel.
WHEN Thursday, August 30th . Pick up at Grace,wash, dry, fold and return to Grace.
For questions or more information contact Betsy Wright at 804-241-2649 or

VESTRY MEETING - Vestry will meet on Sunday, August 19th after the 10:00 am worship service.

HOLIDAY BAZAAR PLANNING MEETING - Holiday Bazaar organizational meeting will be held on  Sunday, August 26th  after church. Please help us make this the biggest, best, most profitable sale ever! We need lots of volunteers. Please come and find out how you can participate. This year the Bazaar will be in Saturday, Nov. 10.

AN INVITATION - You should have received an invitation in the mail for The Celebration of New Ministry for Emily on Sunday, September 9th at 4:00 pm . There will be no morning services this day. Please come for this special visit from the Bishop as we bless our work together as a congregation. Make sure to RSVP to Cindy at if you plan to attend.
Coffee Hour Sign Ups

AUGUST 19 - The Wrights
AUGUST 26 - Janet Honeycutt

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
  • Vestry - August 19th
  • Caritas - August 27th
  • Next Community Prayer Service - September 8th at 5pm
  • New Ministry Celebration - September 9th at 4pm (One service this Sunday)

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 - 10:00 am
Vestry - 11:00 am

Lectionary Readings for Sunday August 19, 2018:
John 6:51-58
Psalm 34:9-14
Proverbs 9:1-6
Ephesians 5:15-20