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Welcome home to Grace

An Inclusive Community using Traditional Liturgy for a Modern World

When you see this sign, we mean it.


Whatever your race, gender, sexual identity, affectional orientation, political bent, or past relationship with God and religion, you are welcome here. There's no need to check your brain or your questions at the door.


We are a parish in a hierarchical church using the Book of Common Prayer in traditional liturgical worship that believes the voice of God still speaks prophetically to people today.

Bishop Lee visited in March!

It was a memorable weekend with Bishop Jeffrey Lee and Deacon Barbara Sinclair. Nearly everyone turned out for a celebratory dinner at the Packinghouse on Saturday evening.

Our worship Sunday morning was truly memorable, and many people contributed to make it so. We are grateful to Bishop Lee and to Deacon Sinclair, to the Rev. Peggy Lee and Eucharist minister Kathleen Bashem, and to organist Gail Masinda, vocalist Becky Hixon, and accompanist Gareth Cordery.

Potluck was a time of sharing stories, expressing our hopes, learning about events in the rest of the diocese, and getting to know each other better.

“Christians are the body of baptized folk called into service to the dream of God, where the poor hear good news, the captives are set free, the sick are healed, all are fed, housed, clothed, and people live together in peace. All are free to bless God and each other in creative and productive relationship.” 

-ECUSA Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

Sundays at Grace

We worship together at 9:00 a.m. and then head downstairs immediately following the service for coffee and conversation. 

JUNE and JULY 2014
9:00 a.m. Worship Schedule


Sunday, June 29, 2014    Morning Prayer with Communion from Reserve

Worship Leader:  Tobyn

Music:  Martha

Lector:  John

Chalice Bearer:  Martha and Kathleen

Greeter:  Kim

Coffee Hour:  Kim/Sandy


Sunday, July 6, 2014

Celebrant:  Father Larsen

Music:  Gail

Lector:  Evan

Chalice Bearer:  Kathleen

Greeter:  Kim

Coffee Hour:  Ellenberg


Sunday, July 13, 2014 

Celebrant:  Father Allmeier

Music:  Gail

Lector: Simon

Chalice Bearer:  Stacy

Greeter:  John

Coffee Hour:  Gilson


Sunday, July 20, 2014 

Celebrant:  the Rev. Peggy Lee

Music:  Martha

Lector:  Tobyn

Chalice Bearer:  Kim

Greeter:  John

Coffee Hour:  Ellenberg


Sunday, July 27, 2014  Morning Prayer with Communion from Reserve

Worship Leader:  Deb

Music:  Gareth

Lector: Mark

Chalice Bearer:  Kathleen/Martha

Greeter:  Kim

Coffee Hour:  Cordery


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