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Weekly E-News

E-News for June 22nd

Third After Pentecost Proper 7 Services: Sat, June 24 5:00 PM Sun, June 25 9:00 AM Through baptism, we welcome Gabriella Frances Ford into the Body of Christ This week’s image is a stained glass panel by Louis Comfort Tiffany, depicting the Old Testament story of Hagar and Ishmael cast out into the wilderness and…

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E-News for June 15th

Second After Pentecost Proper 6 Services: Sat, June 17 5:00 PM Sun, June 18 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM LINK TO THIS WEEK’S READINGS       The Episcopal bishops in Massachusetts join the nation in grief over yesterday’s shooting in Virginia as yet another manifestation of the constant, deadly gun violence which confronts us.…

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E-News for June 8th

First After Pentecost Trinity Sunday Services: Sat, June 10 5:00 PM Sun, June 11 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM Children’s Liturgy & School Recognition Recognition of Graduating Seniors LINK TO THIS WEEK’S READINGS           TO READ AND DISCUSS: Two books to consider for summer reading and a meet to discuss … Far more…

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E-News for the Week of June 1st

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS CALLING ALL BAKERS! Please consider contributing a Birthday Cake (or Cupcakes!) to our traditional Pentecost Celebration! We mark the “Birthday” of the Church this Sunday, June 4, following the 10:00 service.   TO READ AND DISCUSS: Two books to consider for summer reading and a meet to discuss … Far more precious…

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E-News for the Week of May 25th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! On Saturday, June 24, the Buzzards Bay Coalition will host its 24th Annual Buzzards Bay Swim, and they still need volunteers. This is a great opportunity for the young adults and young families of Grace to connect with one another and with the community! If…

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E-News for the Week of May 18th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS COFFEE WITH THE SENIOR WARDEN: There will be two upcoming opportunities for parishioners, and visitors, to meet informally with Sharlene Begley, the Sr Warden. The first will be after the 5 pm service on Saturday, May 20 and the second will be after the 10 am service on…

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E-News for the Week of May 11th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH What better way to show appreciation for Mothers than to treat them to a delicious brunch at Grace Church? Brunch will be served in the Library of Grace House immediately following 10:00 service on May 14; parents of Church School-aged children are invited to enjoy…

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E-News for the Week of May 4th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS FROM THE MAIL BAG: Occasionally, we receive something that we like to share: Dear Friends at Grace Church, Thank you all very much for the cards you have sent me. They are great reminders of Grace Church and I do miss you all. Recovery from a fall with…

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E-News for the Week of April 28th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS GRACE IN COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING LUNCHEON  Join us for the “Grace in Community” Fundraising Luncheon  this Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 11:30 am at the Wamsutta Club of New Bedford. Tickets are $40.00 per person and will be available starting April 2, 2017. The luncheon is a great way to…

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E-News for the Week of April 20th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS ACOLYTES NEEDED Being an Acolyte is a great opportunity for a young person to experience the liturgy first hand, participate in the behind-the-scenes preparation, and enjoy the fellowship of their colleagues at the altar. Any child or youth eight years old as of Autumn is eligible. There are…

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