At Grace, children are an essential part of our community. We embrace them in our worship services and welcome them to parish life events. We provide rich Sunday programming, family-centered special events for the holidays, and day camp in the summer. Our programming is intentionally designed to encompass the whole child: the spiritual, the emotional, the intellectual, the creati…Read More »
Sundays for Grace Kids
Sunday nursery and classes are offered during the 9:30 am service in the classrooms. Parents/guardians can retrieve their children from the nursery at the close of the service; older children return to the sanctuary for communion with their families.
Every Sunday we offer loving child-care managed by Petra Esparza, Nursery Supervisor, w…Read More »
Starting in 3rd grade, children are invited to participate in our acolyte program. Acolytes help lead our Sunday 9:30 worship service by lighting candles, leading the procession and assisting the priest in preparing the communion table. Acolyte training takes place in fall and spring and acolytes are scheduled to serve about once a month.
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The Grace Youth Group gathers weekly from 6-8 pm on Thursdays for conversation, community, and a meal. Our meetings are vibrant and relaxed. We ask good questions and hear great answers, and get serious now and then about life and how we live it. We do our best to practice patience, love, and humility toward one another.
All middle and high school kids are welcome. Many kids fro…Read More »
The Membership Ministry works to welcome the stranger and to include all people—especially newcomers—in Grace activities and community. Our goal is to intentionally channel communal energy to include all who walk into or hear about Grace Church.
The Membership committee has been trained in a program called ‘Invite-Welcome-Connect’ and uses these themes with creative…Read More »
An invitation to connect, give, and receive
Tribes are the way we make connections with one another on a smaller scale within our larger Grace family. Tribes host Sunday services, gather to build community, and assist with pastoral care.
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Parish Life helps to build and maintain that sense of community experienced at Grace. Helping set a plan for the year, Parish Life participates in men’s and women’s groups, dinners, retreats, picnics, campouts and other activities, often providing behind the scenes planning and service.
Mom’s Morning Retreat is a place for moms with children of all ages to gather to connect and replenish. Led by Life Coach Bev Gaines, each meeting offers insightful talks and thoughtful conversation.
Meetings are on 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings during the school year, from 9:30-11:00. Tuition includes childcare. Volunteers to help with children are welcome.
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