Service Notice: Through the month of July, we will be changing the worship services. At 8:00 AM we will be using Rite I; Eucharistic Prayer II. At the 10:00 AM service we will be using Eucharistic Prayer I from Enriching Our Worship. There will be a separate bulletin for each service. On Sunday, July 15th, from 9:00 to 9:30 AM, Pastor Jeff will be holding a “Feed-Back Forum” in the Parish Hall to hear your opinions about the new worship services.
Adult Forum: The Adult Forum is taking a break for the summer.
Service at The Harbor: We “bring” Grace Church to our neighbors at The Grace Community each 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sunday at 2:00 PM. If you would like to join the services with Barbara & Bert Nye at The Harbor, please come! These visits mean so much to the residents.
Bingo at The Harbor: Bert and Barbara Nye volunteer at the memory care unit each Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:00 am to play bingo with the residents. To join in assisting in the game call them at (434) 985-2402.
Prayer Shawl Ministry group: meets on Thursday afternoons from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. During the summer months, we will be meeting in the Grace Church Sanctuary. Some of the members knit and others crochet; creating projects to extend the love of Jesus to those in need. Our handiwork is blessed during a church service and delivered to individuals on our prayer list. Everyone is welcome! Please come join us!
Quiet Prayer Time: Fridays between 11:30 AM and 12:30 PM. Are you in need of a little quiet time, away from the hustle and bustle before the weekend is upon you? Do you have petitions for the Lord? Things to be thankful for or questions to ask? Grace Church welcomes you to drop in for quiet prayer time.
Vestry Meeting: The CCM Budget Meeting that was scheduled for Wednesday, June 2oth at 7 PM at Linda’s has been rescheduled for July 25th.
Back-to-School Drive: We are supporting GRACE (Greene Alliance of Church/Community Efforts) in collecting school supplies for needy children in our community. There is a “supplies shopping list” and donation box at the information table in the Sanctuary. Supplies are due by Friday, August 3rd.
Annual Parish Picnic: Our annual homecoming service and picnic will be at Blue Ridge School on Sunday, August 5th . The day will begin with a service in the chapel at 10:00 AM (Note: There will be no 8:00 AM service that day). Bring a dish to share and your chairs or blanket for a wonderful day of good food, fun games, and catching up with old friends!
Grace Notes – Articles for our newsletter are due to the church office by the 20th of each month. Please email to GraceStanardsville@Gmail.com. See the current Grace Notes Newsletter and earlier editions on the “News” page.
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