Each year, Mentor Connector volunteers guide over 150 vulnerable youth (age 5-21) through life-changing friendships to build goals, character, and skills to be successful in life. Everything they do, every family they serve, and every dollar they spend is focused on creating sustainable, lasting change for Rutland County youth.
Join us on March 31st to support Mentor Connector at our Benefit Concert full of many local musicians, including:
Grace Church Sanctuary Choir
Slate Valley Singers
Grace SSAA Choir
Jennifer Hoult, harp
David Castonguay, baritone
Barry Cohen, bassoon
Court Gettel, flute
Christy Papandrea, flute
Diane Chartrand, piano
Alastair Stout, piano
*Freewill Offering will be collected to support Mentor Connector.
Join us as we visit the First Baptist Church for a Service of Prayer and Reflection.
When: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 8:30-10:00am
Where: First Baptist Church, 81 Center Street, Rutland, VT
About: We will gather with the Rev. Patti Stratton and members of the First Baptist Church for a continental breakfast and a time of fellowship, a Service of Prayer and Reflection and to experience their labyrinth. Please join us.
For more information, please contact: email@example.com or call 773-8010.
Join our climate justice group to discuss climate action for the Rutland area and organize local solutions!
When: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 3:00-5:00pm
Where: Grace Church Youth Center
About: Rutland Area 350VT will be holding a meeting in the Youth Center to discuss our next steps in climate justice in the Rutland area. All are invited to attend and join with others in dealing with urgent issues around climate.
350VT organizes, educates, and supports people in Vermont to work together for climate justice – resisting fossil fuels, building momentum for alternatives, and transforming our communities toward justice and resilience.
Questions? E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fundraiser to benefit CSJ and Rupert Congregational Church.
When: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 7:30-9:00 pm
Where: Tuttle Hall Theater, College of St. Joseph, 71 Clement Rd, Rutland, VT
Call for more information: 773-5900
About: “The man who portrays “The Most Interesting Man in the World” has come to the aid of the College of St. Joseph.
Jonathan Goldsmith, Vermont resident and actor best known for his iconic role in the Dos Equis commercials, will present an evening of Hollywood Tales on Sunday, March 3 at 7:30pm in CSJ’s Tuttle Theater. Proceeds from the event will benefit CSJ as well as the Congregational Church of Rupert.
Goldsmith, who was the CSJ Commencement Speaker in 2014, will share some of his most interesting and memorable stories from an acting career that spans over fifty years. Goldsmith has appeared in more than 300 television shows including “Charlie’s Angels,” “Knight Rider,” and “MacGyver.” He starred alongside Burt Lancaster in the 1978 drama “GO TELL THE SPARTANS,” which chronicled a unit of American military advisers in Vietnam. But his role in the Dos Equis commercials made him into a cultural icon in what was one of the longest-running and best-received ad campaigns in US history. He is now the face of a new ad campaign for Astral Tequila, and recently had a cameo in a new Super Bowl commercial, appearing alongside Jeff Bridges and Sarah Jessica Parker.” https://www.csj.edu/hollywood-tales-with-jonathan-goldsmith-sunday-march-3rd-at-730pm/
Tickets and info for the March 3rd event are available at www.csj.edu, www.802tix.com, or by calling (802) 776-5214.
$25 General Admission
$50 VIP – Includes Meet & Greet Reception following the show.
Exciting news! We are updating our photo directory & we need you to save the date for a photo session.
We know that everyone is busy, so please sign up and save the date. We will be photographing all families Wednesday through Saturday, March 27-30, and then again April 10 and 11, right here at Grace Church.
Our directory won’t be complete without you! Watch the bulletin and STAR for more information and sign up in the Fellowship Hall starting on Sunday, February 24.
You may also sign up here via LifeTouch’s Appointment Plus application.
Looking to contribute your family’s photo, but you live outside of Vermont?
Send a photo from afar via Life Touch. They have other locations where you can be photographed.
How to participate: If you are unable to attend our scheduled photography dates or times, let LifeTouch assist you in scheduling a photography session at a nearby location. Once photographed, your image will be sent to us. To schedule your photography session call: 1.866.756.0281, 9 am – 5 pm EST.
Join Grace UCC’s Annual Joyful Noise Showcase of Talent
When: March 10 at 6pm
Where: Grace Sanctuary
We are located on the corner of Court and West. For parking, enter our lot from
West Street. Street parking is also available on Court Street.
The handicap entrance may be accessed through the north side portico of Grace Church via the parking lot.
About: Our youth choirs, Joyful Noise and the Children’s Choir, will offer songs, including a medley of choruses and solos from Grease. The singers will be accompanied by a band of local musicians, and also be joined by choirs from local schools. Please come and support our talented youth, who will be raising money for the HEAL organization. Refreshments will be available to purchase before and during the performance, which begins at 6pm.
* If you would like to donate to the HEAL Fund. Click here
Grace UCC Music Ministry welcomes you and yours to the 2nd Annual Shetland Night. Join us for a night of food, fun and fellowship!
When: February 23rd at 5:30pm
Where: Grace UCC Fellowship Hall
We are located on the corner of Court and West. For parking, enter our lot from West Street. Street parking is also available on Court Street.
The handicap entrance may be accessed through the north side portico of Grace Church via the parking lot. The elevator is located in the central part of the building.
About: Suggested donation ~ $10; proceeds will benefit the Grace Organ Repair Fund
Tatties ‘n Point at 5:30pm – baked potato bar with assorted toppings to choose from.
Pictures at 6:15pm – A short presentation of pictures from Fair Isle – Shetland’s most remote inhabited island – where Alastair spent his summer holidays!
Dancing at 7:00pm – Traditional Scottish dancing led by John Kirk and Trish Miller
* Can’t make it to the event, but you would still like to donate to the Grace Organ Repair Fund? Click here