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: Our Grief Can Change Us
From the Rector: Our Grief Can Change Us
Dear Friends in Christ,   I had written a completely different letter to you this week. And then I heard the news of the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. My grief at that event has crowded out other thoughts right ...read more
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Welcome One of Our Seminarians!
Welcome One of Our Seminarians!
Durango Jenkins is one of our two seminarians doing contextual ministry with Grace for the 2022-23 school year.   Durango will do an intensive month with us this summer, before the school year begins. (Our other seminarian,  Jeffrey Hiam, will ...read more
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From the Rector: Behold, Summer, Will We Do a New Thing?
From the Rector: Behold, Summer, Will We Do a New Thing?
Dear Friends in Christ— This week, I turned on the air conditioning for the first time. I purchased bathing suits for my kids. I can feel it all around me: summer is coming, and we are changing gears. Typically, that change happens at ...read more
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From the Rector: To Steer the Church We Need Your Hands, Heart, and Voice
From the Rector: To Steer the Church We Need Your Hands, Heart, and Voice
Dear Friends in Christ—     The Diocese of Virginia is electing a new diocesan bishop on June 4. This election needs your attention, involvement, and investment.     Since 2019, I have served on the Standing ...read more
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Haiti Micah Annual Campaign
Haiti Micah Annual Campaign
The Grace Church annual Haiti Micah Project campaign kicks off this Sunday in honor of Mother’s Day and will continue through Labor Day. This important mission provides feeding and education programs to children in Mirebalais. The need ...read more
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From the Rector: Honor Thy Mother, Love Thy Children
From the Rector: Honor Thy Mother, Love Thy Children
Dear Friends in Christ,     Sunday is Mothers’ Day, which is perhaps the most emotionally complex day on the calendar. I am well aware of the land mines for those of us who never had children, those of us who have lost our ...read more
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Diocesan Convention to Elect a New Bishop of Virginia
Diocesan Convention to Elect a New Bishop of Virginia
God-willing, the Diocese of Virginia will elect a new Bishop Suffragan at a Special Convention on June 4, 2022. The slate of nominees was announced on March 28 by the Search Committee.  In accordance with the Canons of the Episcopal Church, a ...read more
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From the Rector: Health and Healing: for You, for the World
From the Rector: Health and Healing: for You, for the World
Dear Friends in Christ—   I spent the beginning part of this week in Atlanta, at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University. As some of you know, I was finishing my Doctor of Ministry Program. My work focused on trauma and ...read more
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From the Rector: In Gratitude
From the Rector: In Gratitude
Dear Friends in Christ—   Sometimes, I feel grateful to people. Sometimes, I feel grateful for people. This week, I feel both.   I feel grateful to people when they do something kind for me. But I am often careful ...read more
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April 2022 Newsletter on Racial Reconciliation, Healing and Justice
April 2022 Newsletter on Racial Reconciliation, Healing and Justice
Please read the latest edition of the National Episcopal Church's newsletter on Racial Reconcilation, Healing & Justice Newsletter. Featuring stories about how caring for the Earth is a part of and not distinct from our calls for ...read more
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