Grace Church in New York
Services and Events
Sunday, December 6th
The Second Sunday of Advent
11 am The Holy Eucharist
Church is open for in-person* worship. Please preregister.
Service continues to be video streamed each week, access via any of our live channels:
Grace Church website, YouTubeLive, Vimeo, and Facebook Live.
Clergy: The Rev. J. Donald Waring, Rector (preaching)
The Rev. Julia Macy Offinger; The Rev. Thomas John Szczerba Jr.
Music: The Adult Choir; Dr. Patrick Allen, organ
Followed by fellowship* in the Rectory Garden.
*All are required to wear a covering over their nose and mouth,
and to observe posted safety guidelines during in-person worship and events.
Wednesday, December 9th
6 pm Evening Prayer with Homily
Clergy: The Rev. Thomas John Szczerba Jr.
The Church is open for in-person* worship from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.
The service is video streamed each week
on the Grace Church website, YouTubeLive and Facebook Live.
For Zoom access, check your inbox on Fridays for The Weekly Epistle or
email the Rev. Thomas John Szczerba Jr. well before the service.
(NOTE: The Church is now open to the public. Up to date visiting hours here.)
In addition to in-person worship on Sundays and Wednesdays, Grace Church is currently offering events over Zoom. For access to these events, you’ll need to setup a free account on zoom.us. Next, you’ll need to get a Zoom meeting ID code from The Rev. Julia Macy Offinger or The Rev. Thomas John Szczerba Jr.
Sunday 9:45 A.M. Children’s Chapel
Join The Rev. Julia Macy Offinger (aka Mother Julia) and the Rev. Thomas John Szerba Jr. (aka Father Thomas) as we gather from 9:45-10:10 A.M. to say our hellos, read and discuss the story of the day from our Children’s Bible, and then say our prayers together.
Sunday 10:15 A.M. Sunday Forum
Guest speakers and clergy present topics, from ancient to modern, of interest to Christians, with time afterwards for discussion.
Sunday 5 P.M. Canterbury Downtown Campus Ministry
All college students are always invited! You’ll find Zoom access and lots of other information on the Canterbury Downtown Facebook page.
Monday 12:15 P.M. Centering Prayer
Christian silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of God’s presence within us. Led by Currie Estreich, MA, Spiritual Direction, the General Theological Seminary.
Wednesday 10:30 A.M. Women’s Bible Study
Long-running program of guided Bible study, discussion, and fellowship for women.
Wednesday 6 P.M. Evening Prayer
A 20-30 minute service from the Book of Common Prayer, Rite II. The service is also broadcast on Facebook and Youtube. (Church is now open from 5:30 – 6:30pm on Wednesdays, allowing for the additional option of in-person worship at 6 pm. See listing at left.)