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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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E-News for the Week of April 13th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS HOLY WEEK SERVICES April 13: Maundy Thursday 7:00pm: Footwashing, Holy Eucharist Rite II & Stripping of the Altar Maundy or Holy Thursday is the commemoration of the First Eucharist at the Last Supper. The word “Maundy” from the Latin Maudatum novum, Jesus’ “new commandment” that we love one…

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E-News for the Week of April 6th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS FOOD AND FAITH IN LENT Throughout Lent there will be a weekly reflection on Food and Faith. It will include an excerpt from the World Council of Churches Ten Commandments of Food  and a simple, meatless soup recipe for each week in Lent. We hope you try the…

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E-News for the Week of March 30th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS   FOOD AND FAITH IN LENT Throughout Lent there will be a weekly reflection on Food and Faith. It will include an excerpt from the World Council of Churches Ten Commandments of Food  and a simple, meatless soup recipe for each week in Lent. We hope you try…

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E-News for the Week of March 23rd

  LENT ~ HOLY WEEK LITURGY March 25 The Annunciation: Holy Eucharist Rite II March 26 Lætare Sunday: Children’s Eucharist April 1-2: Fifth in Lent: Penitential Order Holy Eucharist and Healing Prayers April 8-9 Palm Sunday: Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist April 13: Maundy Thursday: Washing of the Feet and Holy Eucharist April…

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E-News for the Week of March 16th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS  FUNERAL FOR CAPTAIN ALVIN MANDLY, beloved long-time parishioner of Grace, will be held at 11:00 am tomorrow, March 17. COFFEE WITH THE SENIOR WARDEN This Sunday, Mar 19, at 9:00 am in the South Room. PARENTS’ MEETING At the Annual Meeting this year, it was announced that, after…

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E-News for the Week of March 9th

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS  “When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not mistreat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt.” (Leviticus 19:33-34) As a follow up to conversations about supporting our immigrant neighbors, the…

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E-News for the Week of March 2nd

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS  HEALING PRAYERS AT 10:00 SERVICE Healing prayers will be offered the first Sunday of the month during the 10:00 service, continuing a tradition offered in our three Chapel services. During Communion, one of our Priests will be available for a confidential prayer, accompanied by a blessing with holy oil. After receiving communion, you are…

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E-News for the Week of February 23rd

CLICK HERE TO DISPLAY THIS WEEK’S READINGS  PLEASE NOTE: As there are no flowers on the altar during the season of  Lent, flower commemorations are not possible because of the solemnity of the season however: ALTAR FLOWERS FOR EASTER You can sponsor the flowers and plants for the Sanctuary for the celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord.…

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