Posts By: Donna Olendorf

Signs of God’s gracious gifts abound

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By the Rev. Katheryn King “From his fullness we have received grace upon grace.” John 1:16” Indeed! Grace upon grace is how I would describe this year. The leadership of staff and Vestry, the volunteers in so many varied ministries, faithful worshipers, and delightful children are all signs of God’s gracious gifts I thank God… Read more »

Financial Peace University begins January 23

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We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God’s ways of handling money through video teaching, class discussions, and interactive small group activities. FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. This plan will show you… Read more »

Advent at Grace Upstairs

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By Catherine Turnbull Christian Education Director Jerome Berryman, the theologian whose work we rely on in our storytelling upstairs, says that we need Advent because the mystery of the Incarnation is so big that it takes several weeks to get ready to enter it. He reminds us how common it is—how easy—to walk right up… Read more »

Stations of Advent

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The Root of Jesse, reprinted by permission of Johnathan Grant.

In 2011, Grace Episcopal Church asked artist Johnathan Randall Grant to paint four meditations for Advent. Each is inspired by various texts in the prophets- and there is a painting for each of the weeks in Advent. The paintings are on permanent display on the lower level opposite the music room. Grant is an artist… Read more »