Support Group for Fathers

Where: Grace Church

When: Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 pm

About:
A new social/educational group is forming for new fathers, experienced fathers – anyone in a fathering role! If you are interested in developing as a parent, seek camaraderie and support, or have insights to share, please join us. We will meet weekly at Grace beginning Tuesday, July 31, at 6:30 p.m. The initial meeting will offer food and a discussion to help us chart a course, so be sure to bring your ideas.

The group is co-sponsored by the Rutland County Parent Child Center, Grace Church, and Evergreen Substance Abuse Services.

To learn more, contact Steve Harrington at 345-5372 or steve.harrington@rcpcc.org
or just show up!!

 

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StefStrong!

Grace Church has StefStrong bracelets!  You can purchase as many as you want in the church office for $3.00 each or a donation of any kind!! Funds raised will be donated to the Bender/Schaffer family to help defray the many costs they are currently facing.

Let’s keep Stefani and her family strong through this rehabilitation process!!

You can also show support via GoFundMe:
https://www.gofundme.com/stefanie-schaffer-and-family

Sept. 5 – Choir Practice Resumes

September is just around the corner, when all our choirs begin again. Please add the rehearsal dates to your calendars, and consider joining our dedicated teams of singers and ringers! Please contact Alastair (alastair@gracechurchvt.org) with any questions.

Wednesday, September 5:

  • Children’s Choir at 4:00 pm
  • SSAA Choir at 6:00 pm
  • Sanctuary Choir at 7:00 pm

Sunday, September 9: Joyful Noise at 11:45 am

Monday, September 10: Handbells at 6:45 pm

Wednesday, September 12:

  • Children’s Choir at 4:00 pm
  • TTBB Choir at 6:00 pm
  • Sanctuary Choir at 7:00 pm

Aug. 31 – Bethany Birches Camping Weekend

When: Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31-Sept.3

Where: Bethany Birches, 2610 Lynds Hill Road, Plymouth, VT 05056

About:
Tents, pop-ups, and trailers are all welcome. There are rustic cabins for use, as well, if you do not have camping equipment. Come for one, two, or three nights or come just for the day on either Saturday or Sunday. There will be a potluck dinner on Saturday night and an outdoor worship on Sunday morning. Come and relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Come and be in fellowship with others. Come and have fun playing games and hiking!

For more information, contact the Church Office (775.4301).

Directions from Rutland:

  • Take it Rte. 4 East through Rutland and into Killington. In after a long straight-away you’ll see two general stores. Make a right onto 100 South.
  • Follow that for 6 or 7 miles.
  • Make a left onto 100A
  • Go 0.9 Miles and turn right onto Lynds Hill Rd.
  • Go 2.6 miles on the twisting, country road
    (You may think that you’re lost, but you aren’t!)
  • Bethany Birches Camp is on your right and is clearly marked. The cabin is on your right as you enter the parking lot.

Bethany Birches: 802.672.5220

http://www.bethanybirches.org/

Hymn Sing & Ice Cream Social

When: August 26th, 4:00pm

Where: Grace Church Sanctuary

About:
Gather With Grace: please join the local church choirs as we celebrate the wonderful hymn tunes of the British Isles. We will sing Irish, Scottish, Welsh and English tunes including those composed by RV Williams who died 60 years ago. An ice cream reception will follow!
🎶 #GraceMusic

Parking lot entrance on West Street.
Please enter the building from the side parking lot entrance.

Killington Music Festival Faculty Recital – July 5

When: July 5th, at 7:00 PM

Where: Grace Church Sanctuary

About:
We welcome the internationally renowned faculty of the Killington Music Festival to give a recital in the Grace Church Sanctuary. Guest artist, Simon Ghraichy, piano, Killington Music Festival Artistic Director, Daniel Andai, violin, and Theodore Buchholz, cello, will offer an evening of classical music.

For more information about the Killington Music Festival:
https://www.killingtonmusicfestival.org/

Comedy Piano Recital ​- July 13

When: July 13th at 7:00PM
Where: Grace Church Sanctuary
About:
Please join us for an evening of fun music including works by P.D.Q. Bach. The renowned Boston pianist, Vytqs Baksys, will lead us through the delightful world of P.D.Q., the ‘only forgotten son’ of the Bach family. The Village Voice describes the music as a ‘juxtaposition of collage, bitonality, musical satire, and orchestral surrealism in a “bizarre melodic steam of consciousness”.’ Fun for all the family!

All-Church Picnic – June 17th

When: Following the 10am Worship Service

Where: Northwood Pool

About:
Come join us at the All-Church Picnic!  Parish Life will provide burgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, and beverages and the fee for the use of the pool.  Please bring a salad to share, towels and swim suits and a chair or blanket.  Pray for a warm, sunny day!  For more information, see George Jacoby.

“Families Belong Together” Marchers started from Grace

Marchers meet at start of Families Belong Together March in Grace Church parking lot on June 9, 2018.On the morning of June 9 a group of marchers consisting of Grace Church members, concerned citizens and members of other community organizations gathered in the Grace Church parking lot.  From there they marched the loop along West Street, Merchants Row, Center Street, and Court Street back to West Street. Afterwards, some marchers went to Main Street (Route 7) in front of Main Street Park to hold their signs for passing motorists.

Marchers meet at start of Families Belong Together March in Grace Church parking lot on June 9, 2018.

According to Castleton Indivisible, one of the sponsors of the march, the purpose of the march was to protest and bring more awareness of the cruel, inhumane and unjustified separation of children from their parents along the U.S. border with Mexico, and at other ports of entry into the U.S.

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Pentecost Evening Service – May 20th

When: May 20th at 7:00 pm
(preceded by the Tintinnabula Handbell Choir Concert at 6:00 pm)
Where: Grace Church Sanctuary
About: 
The choirs of Trinity Episcopal and Grace Church will combine to offer an evening service to celebrate Pentecost Sunday.  The service begins at 7:00 pm and will include organ music, scripture, hymns and anthems in a variety of languages in a peaceful and reflective evening atmosphere.
An offering will be accepted towards the mission work at Trinity and Grace Churches.
 
Want to join us?
All are welcome to sing in the choir – rehearsals will be May 6, 13 and 20 from 11:45 – 1:00pm in Grace Church choir room.