Join in the procession immediately following the 9:00 a.m. worship service as we walk in love into our “next door” neighborhood. We will process down Russell Road, turn right onto Mount Vernon and make our way to a nearby parking lot. There will be no Adult Forum, Sunday School or Coffee Hour.
Our first Newcomers Reception of 2017 will be held on Sunday at 5:45 p.m. in the St. Mark Room.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, February 28
Lent begins next week with the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper hosted by our J2A class. Dinner is from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The cost is $6 for a large stack and $3 for a short stack.
5 Marks of Love
In this six-week series, we will examine and reflect on the ways in which God’s Life and God’s Mission express themselves in and through us. This six-week study will begin on Sunday, March 5 during the forum hour and continue on Monday nights. Even if you are unable to participate in the Monday night studies, feel free to come and pick up a workbook and listen to the introduction. Learn more and watch the videos on our previous news post.
Grace Notes for March
Read the the March edition of Grace Notes for information on a variety of upcoming events.
Ash Wednesday, March 1
There will be Holy Eucharists held at 7:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., a Children’s Eucharist at 6:00 p.m. and a 7:30 p.m. Choral Eucharist.
Starting after Ash Wednesday(March 1), Confession will be offered at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and 11:30 a.m. on Fridays.
Rise Against Hunger event,March 5
Attention all youth! Grace Church is hosting area churches for a Rise Against Hunger event on March 5. Join teenagers from Episcopal churches around Alexandria as we pack meals that will be distributed around the world. The meals you will be packing are made up of enriched rice, soy protein, dried vegetables and 23 essential vitamins and nutrients. This is a high energy, fast paced afternoon of service. Look for signup sheets in your classrooms to reserve your spot.
Brown Bag Lunch Week: March 13 – 17
Once again, sandwiches and servers are needed for the Grace Church week for this outreach program. Two servers at Meade Memorial Church are needed each day and two-hundred sandwiches that are paired with fruit, a snack and soup are needed for the week. Please sign up on the Outreach bulletin board if you are willing to make 10 or 20 sandwiches or to serve. You can also e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Instructions are available if you’ve never participated. Your help is valued.
Save the Date
The J2A Auction will be held April 22. This evening of fellowship and fun helps to fund this year’s J2A pilgrimage to Italy.