Grace Episcopal Church 

Weekly Update
January 31, 2023

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As a follow up to the Annual Meeting, Grace is in the midst of re-establishing our outreach program. We would greatly appreciate your feedback. Please take a minute to provide your thoughts on the attached survey. You are welcome to bring your completed survey to church on Sunday and drop it in the offering basket. You may also email your comments to Emily at

In case you missed it, here is Emily's Sermon from Sunday and the Facebook link for Online Sunday.

Grace Church Men's Group
The Men's Group will meet this Thursday, February 2nd at 7 pm in the Parish Hall. Questions? Contact Martin Rodgers for more details.

Goochland CARES Food Pantry is in need of non-perishable food to stock their grocery shelves. Grace Church would like to address this need by collecting donations on the 2nd Sunday of each month beginning on February 12th. Please bring bags of non- perishable items to the Parish Hall on the 12th. Suggested items are canned meat, vegetables and fruits, rice and pasta, soups, peanut butter, tomato products, breakfast items, and baking items such as sugar, flour, oil, mixes. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Betsy Wright at 804-241-2649 or

Children's Chapel
The next Children's Chapel will be Sunday, February 12th at 9:00 am. This month, we will learn about NOAH!!! And, we are asking our families to get involved with our monthly food drive. We will have a special box to collect food donations from our children at the 9 am service.
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Jamie Baker and Donna Cottingham invite you to join a new church book club. The purpose is to read, share and discuss books that may help us understand, and broaden our horizons about social justice and history, both at home and around the world.

Albert Einstein wrote, “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”

Wednesday, March 22 @ 6:00 pm The Devil’s Half Acre by Kristen Green
Wednesday, May 24 @ 6:00 pm The Return by Hisham Matar
Wednesday, Sept 13 @ 6:00 pm Covered with Night by Nicole Eustace
Wednesday, Nov 8 @ 6:00 pm TBD

In the Parish Hall

We hope you’ll join us in person. We will try to connect by Zoom for those who want to participate but cannot attend in person. If you are interested or have questions, contact Jamie Baker at or 804/955-7465.
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This Sunday at a Glance

Facebook Live - 8:00 am
Worship - 10:00 am
Coffee Hour - 11:00 am

Readings for February 5, 2023
Matthew 5:13-20
Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12]
Psalm 112:1-9 [10]
1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16]