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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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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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