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.

 

 

From the Rector: It’s Llamapalooza Time
From the Rector: It’s Llamapalooza Time
Dear Friends in Christ,   It’s Llamapalooza time. Which is about more than llamas. Children of all ages are invited to come at 9:30 this Sunday to enjoy rabbits, goats, and alpacas before visiting their Sunday School classes and ...read more
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Fall 2023 @ Grace
Fall 2023 @ Grace
Fall Calendar of Events   Sunday, September 17 -  Sunday School Open House & Llamapalooza First Youth Night (6th-12th)   Sunday, September 24 -    Founder’s Day & Parish Picture, 10:30 am Sunday School ...read more
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From the Rector: See the View
From the Rector: See the View
Dear Friends in Christ, The picture above is from our Holy Hike last Monday. Notice which way we are going? Up! One of my favorite things to do at Shrine Mont is to climb North Mountain. I love it for the climb, but I also love it for the ...read more
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From the Rector: Labor Day Reflections
From the Rector: Labor Day Reflections
Dear Friends in Christ,   On Monday, most of our culture will celebrate Labor Day with barbeques, trips to the swimming pool, or sleeping late. A few groups will remember the original intent of the day, which was to celebrate the social ...read more
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From the Rector: Making Time for What Matters
From the Rector: Making Time for What Matters
Dear Friends in Christ— Public schools in Alexandria and Fairfax County started last Monday; Arlington County starts next Monday. Grace Episcopal School starts the Tuesday after that. With those new beginnings comes (for parents) an avalanche ...read more
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From the Assistant Rector: Thinking Outside of the Box(es)
From the Assistant Rector: Thinking Outside of the Box(es)
Dear Friends in Christ, As I settle into my new house in northern Virginia, I am surrounded by cardboard boxes. Each week my wife and I feel like we’re almost done, and then somehow, we discover even more boxes that need unpacking. I am growing ...read more
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From the Associate Rector: Ordinat-ing Our Lives
From the Associate Rector: Ordinat-ing Our Lives
Dear Friends in Christ, Tomorrow, Grace will host the Diocesan Ordination of Deacons. In the service, the Bishop will confer holy orders on those who have been called to a special ministry of servanthood: “In the name of Jesus Christ, you are ...read more
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From the Rector: Slowing Down
From the Rector: Slowing Down
Dear Friends in Christ,   I have taken up the practice this summer of riding my bike to work when I can.  The ride is only about 15 minutes longer than my commute by car, but it is a completely different experience. I roll along Four ...read more
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From the Rector: A Pivot Point at Grace
From the Rector: A Pivot Point at Grace
Dear Friends in Christ, Sunday is a pivot point at Grace Church. Our Music Director, Sam Scheff, will be leaving after a year and a half of faithful service. Our new Assistant Rector, the Rev. Emma Brice, will be joining us. A friend asked me ...read more
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From the Rector: Stonecutting
From the Rector: Stonecutting
Dear Friends in Christ,   “Cut two tablets of stone like the former ones, and I will write on the tablets the words that were on the former tablets, which you broke.” (Exodus 34:1) I have been doing some stonecutting this week. Like ...read more
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