Posts By: Donna Olendorf

New Spiritual Formation Series Starts in September

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We are excited to share with you our next venture into relevant, biblical teaching and significant relationships. Grace Episcopal, Feast of Victory Lutheran Church in Acme and First Congregational Church in Traverse City have collaborated to offer The Apprentice Series, a spiritual formation series that explores how our beliefs about God, ourselves and our world… Read more »

Add your voice to campaign to end hunger – Bread for the world ministry minute 5/26/13

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Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad.  God’s grace in Jesus Christ moves us to help our neighbors whether they live in the next house, the next state or the next continent.  By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger… Read more »

How did Whayne Hougland become the bishop elect?

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By Steven Wade,  Sr. Warden The Truth – The clearest and simplest answer is God chose him. I believe this and ask that if you are less sure of this to prayerfully consider this possibility. The Process – First you need to know a group of good and faithful people developed a plan that led… Read more »

Service connects us to God’s spirit – Service participants ministry minute 5/12/13

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The ministry minute this week focuses on service participation. Service participants are those individuals who provide assistance for our worship services. This ministry includes ushers, lectors, intercessors and Lay Eucharistic Ministers; ministries that are integral to our worship in the church. Participants volunteer to assist as their schedules allow. The time required of participants is… Read more »

Senior warden shares his pick for next bishop

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By Steven Wade, Sr. Warden On Saturday, May 18 delegates and clergy from around the diocese will gather to elect our next bishop. This is an important event in the life of a diocese as the bishop is not only the leader of the diocese as a whole, but also of each congregation. Grace will… Read more »