The Blood Drive will take place on Friday, February 5, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church is located at 85 West Street – Rutland, VT 05701
For more information, see this flyer (PDF).
Please donate at www.healraisingourworld.org or send checks made payable to HEAL:
PO Box 452
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
The Grace Church Steeple Chase – a celebration of Rutland’s history and heritage – is dedicated to the memory of Lincoln Fenn, a long-time member of Grace Church and historian extraordinaire.
The Steeple Chase is free and all are welcome.
Grace Church Steeple Chase Rules:
Please park in the West Street parking lot and register in the Grace Church children’s playground behind the library. There will be no access to Grace Church, so public restrooms will not be available.
To follow state regulations, please wear masks or cloth facial coverings over your nose and mouth anywhere you come in contact with others from outside your households, especially in congregate settings, and where it is not possible to maintain a physical distance of at least six feet.
Your team will solve the provided clues. The clues can be solved in any order. *You will be given a QRcode to scan; please be sure that someone on your team has a charged smartphone handy.
All clues will send you to the outside of public locations within 3/4 – mile radius of Grace Church. Please refrain from entering the properties during the Steeple Chase Challenge. Please respect the properties and their grounds.
Unless stated otherwise, each team is asked to photograph themselves in front of the key locations. Judges should be able to review the images on your phone or digital camera at the end of the challenge. (No phones or cameras will be provided.)
All teams must return to Grace Church by 12-noon.
The winning team will be announced on Sunday morning, August 23, during the 10 a.m. worship service at Grace Church.
Carolynn Ranftle of Rutland Historical Society presents, Discovering Some of the Amazing Women in Rutland’s Past.
When: March 19, 2020 @ 2 p.m.
Where: Grace Church Chapel and parlor
About: In celebration of Women’s History Month, Fortnightly will be featuring at talk from Rutland Historical Society about the area’s amazing women of the past. Featured pieces will be:
- The recipient of the Bronze Star for her heroics in World War II
- An educator who made her start in rented space at the Nickwackett Firehouse
- An early Physician who practiced medicine for 34 years
- The granddaughter of Julia Dorr who made her mark in the Arts and Crafts Movement design world
- A woman who devoted her work to the Rutland Community all of her adult life
- And finally, two women who kept secret their careers as prolific children’s authors by writing under nom de plumes: Margaret Warde and John Prescott Earl
Grace Church Chapel, 2 PM As always, tea and sweets will be served in the Parlor after the program. All are welcome!
For further information or to arrange transportation, call the Church Office (775.4301)
Help us add to over $10,000 already raised for local charities by the Grace Music Department and Friends!
When: March 1, 2020 at 4 p.m.
Where: Grace Church Sanctuary
About: The choirs of Grace Church, as well as singers and instrumentalists from the region, offer an afternoon of music to raise money for a local charity. Included in the concert will be a special performance of Frostiana by Randall Thompson. Help us add to over $10,000 already raised for local charities by the Grace Music Department and Friends!
Musical direction: Grace Church music team
Shrek Cast List
When: February 22, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Grace Fellowship Hall
(8 Court St., Rutland, VT) 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: Join us at 5:30 p.m. for a baked potato dinner with all of the toppings followed by a short presentation of pictures and stories from Shetland. Shetland is the UK’s most remote inhabited group of islands, located 200 miles off the North East of Scotland in the stormy North Atlantic, and is famous for its bird watching, knitting, and rich history of ship wrecks. Following dinner and pictures, international folk music stars, John Kirk and Trish Miller, will lead us in traditional Scottish dancing.
Come One, Come All! This year Joyful Noise presents Aladdin!
When: March 8, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Where: Grace Church Sanctuary
About: Joyful Noise Showcase of Talent
Our youth choir, Joyful Noise, will offer a medley of choruses and solos from Aladdin. 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 foundation. Refreshments will be available to purchase before and during the performance, which begins at 6 PM.