Welcome to Grace! Bienvenido a La Gracia!

To Love, Proclaim, and Serve God through

Amar, Proclamar y Servir a Dios a través de

  • life-giving liturgical worship
  • joyful community
  • empowering others

We live our mission through worship, in which lay adults, children and youth participate alongside our clergy.  Traditional, life-giving Eucharistic liturgy and fine music are hallmarks of worship at our parish, and we have weekly services in both English and Spanish.  We create a joyful community with a harvest of fellowship activities and events for all ages.  We empower and serve others through vital ministries, particularly around feeding the hungry.  Please explore our website to get to know us or, better yet, come visit!

For more information or to be added to our mailing list, please contact us at welcome@gracealex.org.

 

 

Musings from Mother Jenny 12.01.2023
Musings from Mother Jenny 12.01.2023
Chances are pretty good no one will notice if you do nothing this Advent to prepare your heart for Christmas. While they may notice if the tree isn’t decorated or the Christmas cookies baked or the gifts wrapped and given, when it comes to ...read more
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From Mother Jenny: Musings from Mother Jenny
From Mother Jenny: Musings from Mother Jenny
Dear Grace Church Family, I am writing this on Monday morning in anticipation of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday when I will be in Richmond with my husband, Joe, and some of his children and grandchildren. However, my closest extended family of ...read more
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From Mother Jenny: Best Laid Plans
From Mother Jenny: Best Laid Plans
When new opportunities come our way, I find they can be both exciting and a bit disorienting. Established routines are disrupted. Our priorities change. There are new things to learn. We need help navigating our way around. It can feel like learning ...read more
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From the Associate Rector: Simple Gestures
From the Associate Rector: Simple Gestures
Dear Friends in Christ,   My prayer is often inspired by visualizing the simple gestures of our liturgical worship. A procession of pilgrims climbing up the holy mountain. A company of saints standing before the high altar to pray and ...read more
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From the Associate Rector: Why Grace?
From the Associate Rector: Why Grace?
Dear Friends in Christ, During one of our first clergy meetings with Mother Jenny, she asked us, “Why Grace? What brought you here?” You know me well enough by now to know that I started, “Three things!” Three vehicles of Grace: Father ...read more
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From the Associate Rector: All Hallows’ Eve: Witches, and Ghosts, and the Silence of God
From the Associate Rector: All Hallows’ Eve: Witches, and Ghosts, and the Silence of God
Dear Friends in Christ, This weekend we’ll mark Halloween by hosting Trunk-or-Treat on Sunday afternoon. We’ll have cars decked out and share candy with all who come. The observance of Allhallowtide precedes the church's celebration of All ...read more
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From the Associate Rector: It is All Gift
From the Associate Rector: It is All Gift
Dear Friends in Christ, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry calls Christianity the Jesus Movement. Bishop Curry intends to convey that our faith is all about the mission of God in the world. When the Apostle Paul was before a Roman government official ...read more
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From the Associate Rector: Beauty Falls Upon Us
From the Associate Rector: Beauty Falls Upon Us
Dear Friends in Christ, Blue. Wide blue skies. That is what I see while I write this note. A hot cup of coffee keeps me company. The earth is brown and rich. Gardens remain colorful and attractive. The air is crisp and invigorating. Yet, a new ...read more
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From the Associate Rector: Our Common Home
From the Associate Rector: Our Common Home
Dear Friends in Christ, The Season of Creation, September 1st through October 4th, is celebrated by Christians around the world as a time for renewing, repairing and restoring our relationship to God, one another, and all of creation. Every year, ...read more
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From the Associate Rector: Tend My Sheep
From the Associate Rector: Tend My Sheep
Dear Friends in Christ, The history of salvation is the history of God with humanity. It is the history of God who loved us first and our response (or our attempt to respond) to God’s love. It is also the story of how we live out our vocation ...read more
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