Posts Categorized: Ministry of the week

Grace offers repose inside sanctuary – Columbarium ministry (11/23/13)

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Over the centuries, Christians have laid the dead to rest in churches, where they are remembered and their remains safeguarded. Burial within the church itself or in the adjacent churchyard was once a common practice. In recent years, cremation, rather than burial, has become more common. In this way, the remains of the deceased can… Read more »

Ministry Minute: GEC Website (9/8/13)

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Our website (http://www.gracetraversecity.org) is an online channel for information about Grace Episcopal Church. We promote discipleship by sharing stories by and about Grace members whose lives reflect their commitment to Jesus Christ. The website features regular updates from key ministries, including the rector, the vestry, the education director, and former Sr. Warden Barb Klugh, whose… Read more »

Serving those in need – Hygiene Pantry ministry (7/21/13)

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Located in the basement of Jubilee House, the Hygiene Pantry serves the homeless community and the under employed. We offer personal hygiene items such as shampoo, bath soap, shave creme, tooth brushes and toothpaste, deodorant, cleaning supplies and other necessary items that can not be purchased using bridge cards. Without the help of everyone at… Read more »

Give a gift that keeps on giving – GEC Foundation

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Ministry of the Week – 25 September 2015 By Ward Kuhn – President, GEC Foundation The ministry of the Grace Episcopal Church Foundation is to receive gifts that will perpetuate the ministry at Grace forever and to educate the congregation about different giving tools. Here’s an article from our brothers and sisters of the Christian… 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 »