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 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
The Rutland Area Evening Choir invites you to join us this Sunday evening where we will offer a service of Lessons and Carols for Epiphany.
When: January 27, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Where: Grace Church Sanctuary
The service will celebrate the season of Epiphany with favorite anthems including Behold! A Star from Jacob Shining by Felix Mendelssohn and Stars by Ēriks Ešenvalds.
The evenings offering will be donated to the Rutland County Parent-Child Center.
When: January 27, 7:00 pm
Where: Grace Church Sanctuary
Rutland Area Evening Choir Service of SEASONAL Lessons & Carols
The service will celebrate the season of Epiphany with favorite anthems including Behold! A Star from Jacob Shining by Felix Mendelssohn.
All are welcome to sing in the choir. For more information, click here.
Please Note: As of Jan.17, due to the forecasted weather, the date has changed.
When: January 27, 2019, 10:00 AM
Where: Sanctuary Service
Jazz Sunday Celebration
We are excited to welcome back the Onion River Jazz Band to lead our 10 a.m.
morning worship on January 20, Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. They will
accompany the Sanctuary Choir as well as offer upbeat hymns and songs. Invite a
friend to Grace Church to experience this exciting contemporary style of worship.
Plan on participating in a day of Epiphany activities
as we Celebrate the Light together!
Epiphany Sunday – Communion Sunday
Chapel Service 8:30 AM
Pancake Breakfast 9:00 AM
Sanctuary Service 10:00 AM
Epiphany Hymn Sing 4:00 PM
Epiphany Tree Burning 5:30 PM (North Clarendon)
Epiphany Party & Pancake Breakfast
9 AM in Fellowship Hall
Join us for pancakes, sausage, and fruit
for an Epiphany party as we unwrap and
sort the white gifts so that they can be
distributed to local organizations.
Epiphany Hymn Sing
4 PM in the Sanctuary
Welcome in 2019 with an Epiphany/New Year hymn-sing, where you can sing your favorite seasonal hymns. Alastair will also play the magnificent Aeolian-Skinner organ. The hymn-sing will begin at 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Plan to be with us and then continue on to the tree burning!
Epiphany Tree Burning
5:30 PM in North Clarendon
Un-trim your tree and bring it to the
Ashcroft-Billings farm, 531 Creek
Road in North Clarendon, for a
bonfire and celebration of the Light
that came into the world long ago.
We will sing Epiphany carols and
have a great time. This is an
outdoor event so please dress