Introduction – Online Worship

Grace Church’s worship services can be viewed on this website, our YouTube Channel and Facebook Page.

Recent services are also shown Sundays on PEG-TV (community cable access channel 1075) at 11:30am and 10:30pm. You can also access these videos anytime via PEG-TV video on demand, and searching for “Grace Church”.

In addition, Midweek Connections and musical videos are provided via GraceChurchVT YouTube channel and will also be available from this Online Services webpage.

Thank you for worshiping online with us at Grace Congregational Church.

May 15, 2022 – Benjamin Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Grace Church presents Benjamin Britten’s major song-cycle: Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, featuring Ryan Mangan, tenor; Ron Wold, horn, and the Grace Festival String Orchestra. The concert will also include the world premiere of Alastair Stout’s Three Burns Songs for choir, horn and strings, and Franz Schubert’s exquisite Auf dem Strom for tenor, horn and piano.

Lenten devotional: Under the Sign of Thomas

Under the Sign of Thomas

Under the sign of Thomas

we live—we doubters—

we wonderers—we wanderers—

scrupulously suspicious

of human and inhuman


unfootnoted creeds, 

and facile suppositions.

We must put

our heads as well as our fingers

at the point where facts

puncture the flesh

and measure how far

love can unsafely go.

From “Invisible Harvest,” by the Reverend Thomas John Carlisle, 1987

Grace Congregational Church members and friends have contributed to this year’s Lenten devotionals. This year’s Lenten theme is “Good enough: Embracing the imperfections of life and faith.” Today’s devotional was offered by Ellen Green who knew the author.

2022: Easter and Holy Week Services at Grace Church

April 10: Palm Sunday

The Grace Festival Brass Quartet will lead Palm Sunday celebrations with music from the Renaissance and Romantic eras.

April 14: Maundy Thursday

7:00 PMNote: This service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, located at:

85 West St. in Rutland

(just down the street from Grace).

April 15: Good Friday

7:00PMGood Friday Tehebrae service.

This year, we invite you to also participate in a Spiritual Walk, either before or following the 7PM service:

  • 6:00 PM—Spiritual Walk, Journey Inward Labyrinth Walk: 6-7 PM in Fellowship Hall
  • 7:00 PM—Tenebrae Service in Grace Sanctuary. The Sanctuary Choir and saxophonist Katie Runde will lead our Good Friday Tenebrae service, with a wide range of music that reflects the powerful and dramatic scripture readings of Good Friday.
  • ~8:00 PM—Spiritual Walk, Journey Inward Labyrinth Walk: 8-9 PM in Fellowship Hall

April 16: Holy Saturday – Waiting for the Resurrection

Reserve a time for a group or solitary journey walk inward. Call the church office (802-775-4301) to visit the labyrinth on Holy Saturday or visit on Easter morning, 8—9 AM.

April 17: Easter Sunday. He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

  • Easter Sunrise Service at 6:00 AM – Worship and light breakfast
    Join us at the Ashcroft-Billings farm, 731 Creek Road, North Clarendon, VT
  • Sanctuary Service at 10:00 AM
    Joyous Easter music from the Grace Festival Brass Ensemble and the handbell choir.