Posts Tagged: Grace Episcopal Church

Engaging the Word: 5/21/17 (The Sixth Sunday of Easter)

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By Barbara Klugh Acts 17:22-31; Psalm 66:7-18; 1 Peter 3:13-22; John 14:15-21. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Paul’s preaching in Athens sparks curiosity, ridicule, and belief, Peter tells Jesus’ disciples not to be intimidated for doing good in the world, even if it results in suffering, and Jesus promises his… Read more »

Grace Hikers 2017 schedule

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Schedule for Summer and Fall 2017 Hikers will meet at church parking lot at 9:00 am Lunch will follow hiking Will carpool from church to hiking and back to church Total time is usually 4 or 5 hours depending on location of trails     MAY 13                                      AUGUST 5 Pete’s Woods                                                       Seven Bridges GT… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 5/14/17 (The Fifth Sunday of Easter)

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Christ taking leave of the Apostles by Duccio (1260-1318). Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Acts 7:55-60; Psalm 31:1-5, 15-16; 1 Peter 2:2-10; John 14:1-14. Go to www.lectionarypage.net for the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, Stephen becomes the first Christian martyr, Peter offers encouragement to the new Christian community, and Jesus promises that his eternal presence will be with his disciples. Acts 7:55-60: This week we learn about… Read more »

Vestry minutes – 4/18/2017

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2017 vestry members (Clockwise from top left): Maria DiStefano-Post, Clare Andreasson, Eddie Grim, Mike Mittelstaedt, Jeff Wescott, Bill Smith, Karl Bastian, Jeff Tibbits, Marian Vermeulen, Grace Holl, James Deaton, Sue Kelly.

Vestry Members:  Clare Andreasson, Karl Bastian, James Deaton, Maria DiStefano-Post, Eddie Grim, Kathryn Holl, Sue Kelly, Michael Mittelstaedt, Bill Smith, Jeff Tibbits, Marian Vermeulen, Jeff Wescott (Absentees in Italics) Guests Present: None Staff Present:  Ann Hackett   Clergy Present: The Rev. Carlton Kelley Prayer and Check-in: Carlton opened with a prayer and we checked in with one… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 5/7/17 (The Fourth Sunday of Easter)

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 By Barbara Klugh Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 23; 1 Peter 2:19-25; John 10:1-10. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In our readings for Good Shepherd Sunday, we learn how the earliest Christians devoted themselves to the apostles’ teachings and to fellowship with one another, Peter instructed his readers to rejoice in suffering for… Read more »

Engaging the Word: 4/30/17 (The Third Sunday of Easter)

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Baptism of the people by Andrea del Sarto c.1516. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Barbara Klugh Acts 2:14a, 36-41; Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. We have great texts to continue our Easter celebration. Three thousand people are baptized, the psalmist praises God for his saving help, Peter urges disciples to live lives of purity and deep loving,… Read more »