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: Why Sunday’s Annual Meeting Matters
From the Rector: Why Sunday’s Annual Meeting Matters
Dear Friends in Christ,   This Sunday is the annual meeting. Why does it matter?   There’s a technical answer here, which has to do with the canons of the church. If we are to govern ourselves rightly, we pay attention to the ...read more
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From the Rector: After I Say I Believe
From the Rector: After I Say I Believe
Dear Friends in Christ, It was here at Grace Church that I first encountered what I think is the best definition of stewardship out there: “Stewardship is all that I do with all that I have after I say I believe.” Churches tend to talk ...read more
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From the Rector: How Will You Serve?
From the Rector: How Will You Serve?
Dear friends in Christ—   How will you serve?   Normally, I think the world should take its cues from the church, rather than the other way around. But this weekend, the world has a great deal to offer the church in its ...read more
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From the Rector: Where do we go from here?
From the Rector: Where do we go from here?
Dear Friends in Christ,   Where do we go from here? This is not a practical question but a theological one.   Today is the feast of the Epiphany. Many preachers have picked up on the tiny but significant close to the gospel ...read more
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From the Rector: A Time for New Beginnings!
From the Rector: A Time for New Beginnings!
Dear friends in Christ,   Our culture celebrates this Sunday as New Year’s Day. It is a time for new beginnings. A lot of us launch ambitious projects to become new people with the blank page of the new year in front of them: giving ...read more
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From the Rector: O Come Let Us Adore Him
From the Rector: O Come Let Us Adore Him
Dear friends in Christ,   When was the last time you adored someone?   Adoration feels vaguely embarrassing in our culture. It’s acceptable, perhaps, to adore a baby; as children get older, however, we are supposed to be ...read more
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From the Rector: Preparing Ourselves Inside and Out
From the Rector: Preparing Ourselves Inside and Out
Dear Friends in Christ—   On Sunday, the fourth Sunday in Advent, we will pray that when Jesus comes “he may find in us a mansion prepared for himself.” This week, we will be preparing ourselves inside and out, and I believe the ...read more
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From the Rector: A Lifetime of Christmas Pageants
From the Rector: A Lifetime of Christmas Pageants
Dear Friends in Christ—   I have been brought to Jesus by a lifetime of Christmas pageants.   When I was a small child (at Saint Christopher’s in Springfield), the pageant involved putting figurines in a creche. I was ...read more
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From the Rector: The Wonder of Advent
From the Rector: The Wonder of Advent
Dear Friends in Christ,   A lot of advertisements this time of year promise “the magic of Christmas.” They often show sweet children receiving presents from Santa Claus, mouths agape with excitement, eyes bright.   I do ...read more
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Could you or someone you know be Grace Church’s next Operations Assistant?
Could you or someone you know be Grace Church’s next Operations Assistant?
Grace is hiring an Operations Assistant!  The full job description, and how to apply, are below.   Operations Assistant November 2022   Grace Episcopal Church, a vibrant, historic Anglo-Catholic parish in Alexandria, ...read more
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