O God, in this interim time we pray for our parish family, that we may be genuine in our self reflection, tireless in our commitment, patient in our discernment, loving in our communion, open in our search, and daring in our faith.
We thank you for the gifts, talents and skills with which you have blessed us. We thank you for the experiences that have brought us to this moment. Help us accept change as a gift of your direction for our journey in this transition. Instill in us a vision of the church’s family; that, guided by your Holy Spirit, we will be united in love and joyfully accomplish this mission, through Jesus Christ our Lord.
June 15, 2023
The Discernment Team has worked diligently since being formed by the Vestry a few months ago to seek a new Rector for Grace Church. On June 13, the Vestry received the Discernment Team's report. The Discernment Team has done a thorough search and followed the current process and practices of the Episcopal Church. Discernment has involved a good deal…Read More »
An Invitation to Graceful Conversations
Don't ask yourself what the world needs, ask yourself what makes you come alive, and then go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. ~Howard Thurman
There is a deep energy that moves through people and communities. This energy comes from what we care deeply about, what we value and where w…Read More »
Explorations in Spirituality:
Skills and practices for graceful conversations
Sundays September 17-October 22
9:10-9:50 In the parish library
In our lives of faith so much growth and learning comes from conversations with other people. In a graceful conversation we are blessed with new insights and ways of seeing how God is present in the lives of others. In graceful conversati…Read More »