And join us.
And join us.
The Forum is on recess for Easter Day, and will resume on April 27.
APR 27 – FLANNERY O’CONNOR’S A PRAYER JOURNAL. Dr. Diana Benet, University of North Texas, will speak on Flannery O’Connor’s A Prayer Journal. Written between 1946 and 1947, the writings give insight into O’Connor’s spiritual inner musings and yearnings, articulated directly and often poignantly: “Dear God please help me to be an artist, please let it lead to You.”
MAY 4 – WRITING GRACE. Australian Poet Lachlan Brown, Lecturer in English at Charles Sturt University, Australia, and author of the poetry volume Limited Cities (Giramondo Press) reads poetry and explores what ‘writing grace’ could mean within a poet’s creative process. Topics include the nature of Christian faith, the presence of grace in the Australian suburbs, and the writing of poetry in difficult or tragic circumstances. Introduction by our friend Nicholas Birns, who teaches at the New School and is editor of Antipodes: A Global Journal of Australian/NZ Literature and co-editor of Options for Teaching Australian Literature for the Modern Language Association.
Adult Education classes offer both newcomers and long-time members of the parish spiritual nourishment, opportunities to get to know one another, and in-depth discussion on issues that are central to the church and its members. All classes start at 10 am on Sundays and are free of charge. Each presentation will include time for questions and answers. Coffee and refreshments will be served.
The next three-part session meets on these Sundays with the Rector from 12:45 – 1:45 pm. Come to learn more about Christianity, the Episcopal Church, and Grace Church. A light lunch is served. To reserve your space please email email@example.com.
The Adult Choir with the Parish Choir will offer Choral Evensong featuring excerpts from Part III of Handel’s MESSIAH.
Deeply felt works for unaccompanied choir, choir with organ, and choir with orchestra and soloists, including the magnificent Mozart Requiem. Randall Thompson: The Last Invocation, Arvo Pärt: The Beatitudes, Charles Ives: Psalm 90, W. A. Mozart: Requiem (KV 626). Under the musical direction of John Maclay. Friday, May 9 at 8 pm and Saturday, May 10 at 3 pm. Tickets are on sale now: www.thechoralsociety.org click “concerts.”
Watch video of the 12:10 pm service on Ash Wednesday CLICK HERE.
Built as Opus 65 by Taylor and Boody Organbuilders of Staunton, Virginia the Bicentennial Organ, with almost 5,000 pipes and four keyboards was part of extensive restoration work recently completed on the historic building. Come and celebrate with the people of Grace Church as the instrument accompanies the community in song and prayer, in worship and in the almost daily organ meditations offered Tuesday through Sunday. Bring a dry good for our food collection and help those who are hungry…If music be the food of love, play on! Details and calendar of events on the MUSIC pages of our website.
Saturday Morning: 8:00 am
Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm
Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm
Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm
Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am