News for April 29 – May 5

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VBS Registration Continues

VBS registration continues for all interested rising PreK – 5th graders. Grace Church parishioners and COG students who register by the May 1 priority deadline are guaranteed a spot! After Tuesday, May 1, remaining spots will be filled in the order registrations are received. Space will be limited so don’t wait!

“Wizards and Wonders: A Hero’s Journey with Harry Potter” will be held June 25-29 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. Together we will explore how we are called to journey with God, how we are transformed along the way, and how we become the people God created us to be.

Link » Online Registration

Services This Wednesday

Our clergy will be away on Wednesday, May 2, leading a retreat in Sewanee, TN. The 12:10 PM service in our chapel will be a Noonday Prayer. The 4:15 PM service at Lanier Village Estates will be an Evening Prayer. Please join us!

Wednesday Night at Grace

Come eat dinner together on Wednesday, May 2 at 5:30 PM! Sign up online, at the information station, or call the church office by noon on Monday.

Menu: meatloaf, mashed potatoes, glazed baby carrots, salad, rolls, brownies
Vegetarian Entree: linguine with tomatoes and zucchini
Children: 1/2 portion regular menu or PBJ, Cookies

If you make a reservation and do not attend, you will still be asked to pay for the meal that is ordered for you. Thank you for understanding. Cost is free for kids up to 5th grade, $5 youth (6th-12th grade), and $10 adults. Nursery/childcare (children up to 5th grade) is offered from 5:00-9:00 PM on Wednesdays. Reservations are necessary and should be made on the same form as meal reservations.


Wednesday, May 2 is the deadline to make a reservation for the dinner that will precede our upcoming Evensong on Sunday, May 6. Reservations should be made online or at the information station. Menu is grilled chicken wrap or hummus with roasted veggies wrap (vegetarian option), chips, salad, brownies. The cost is $6 for youth and adults and free for children 5th grade and under. Dinner will be served at 5:00 PM.

At 6:00 PM the choir will offer a service of sung Evensong to honor the feast of Gregory of Nazianzus, fourth-century Bishop of Constantinople and framer of the Doctrine of the Trinity.  Please note: incense will be used during this service. Caitlin Dowling, Music Associate at St Luke’s Episcopal Church, will play a pre-service recital beginning at 5:30 PM.


  • May 6: Evensong
  • May 6: Doughn-It Feel Good to Be at Grace
  • May 8: COG PreK Graduation
  • May 9: COG last day of school & ice cream social
  • May 11: Movie Night
  • May 16: Security Training
  • May 20: One Service and Annual Parish Picnic
  • May 20: ENCOUNTER
  • Full Calendar of Events

This blog post highlights some events and news pertinent to the upcoming week. The primary source of information about what’s happening at Grace Church is our weekly newsletter – for full news and events please subscribe to the e-vangelist

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