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MINISTRIES

Due to the pandemic, our ministries are currently virtual.

MUSIC MINISTRY
Thursdays @ 7:00 pm

If you have a love of singing or playing, you are welcome to share your gifts. We are always looking for more choir members from every voice range, and for players of all kinds of instruments. 

We are currently meeting for virtual rehearsals and recording individually from home.

We are on summer break.

Check back in September for our schedule.

Contact Colin Britt at music@gracevanvorst.org for more information.

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FAMILY MATTERS
Sundays @ 10:00 am

This is a parenting group which currently meets on Zoom. We welcome all parents, of any age children, who would like to connect with other parents through book discussion and the sacred act of praying together.

 

Taking a break for summer. 

Check back this fall! 

Zoom Link:

https://zoom.us/j/191393038?pwd=K3hFb0ZTQXdMUHZkVzZ0SkYyNUFwUT09

Meeting ID: 191 393 038

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YOUTH GROUP
2nd & 4th Sundays @ 10:00 am

Grace Church has an active, serving youth group. Before the pandemic, they served monthly during coffee hour and helped with church services. In July 2019 they went on a mission trip with the Appalachian Service Project and had planned a similar trip for 2020. They currently meet with our lay youth minister Jan Komrska for fellowship and discussion via Zoom.

 

Contact Rev Laurie at revlwurm@gracevanvorst.org

for more information.

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SUNDAY SCHOOL
Sundays during the 11:00 am service

Children ages 3-9 are invited to join our Sunday school teachers for stories

about where God is to be found, to catch up with each other, and for fun!  

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SANTA MARIA GUILD

This is a welcoming group of knitters, crocheters, quilters, and those wishing to learn handiworks skills.

Click HERE for more information.

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BREAKING BREAD TOGETHER

BBT groups are small groups of Grace folks who meet once a month at each other's houses for a meal. Each year these groups are re-mixed so that over the course of time, you get to know a lot of members of Grace very well.

Click HERE for more information.

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CATHEDRAL ARTS LIVE

Cathedral Arts Live is a performance series which aims to create a transcendent musical experience and strengthen our community by welcoming and celebrating a diverse group of artists, performers, and audiences. Although there have been no in-person concerts due to the pandemic, we are live-streaming performances and events via Facebook and Zoom. Check the church calendar for upcoming events.

Follow us on Facebook:

 https://facebook.com/cathedralartslive

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BIBLE STUDY
Fridays @ 10:00 am

Join us via Zoom on Friday mornings for Bible study led by Rev Laurie.

MORE INFO>>

Zoom Link:

http://zoom.us/j/5634156706

Meeting ID: 563-415-6706

Password: 004433

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PRAYER GROUPS

Grace Church has several prayer groups led by lay leaders. They did meet in the rectory and in the community on various weeknights but are now meeting through Zoom.

For more information, contact Kim Holl at gracevanvorst@gmail.com.

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GRACE VAN VORST MEDITATION
Sunday-Friday @ 7:30 am
Saturdays @ 10:00 am

This group practices Christian contemplation and centering prayer. We are currently meeting on Zoom.

Click HERE for more information.

Loving Our Community
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GRACE COMMUNITY SERVICES

Grace Community Services (GCS) is run from the Grace Church parish hall. We promote respect for human dignity for people whose chances of a promising future are diminished by isolation and food and housing insecurity. GCS operates the Senior Center for Healthy Living every weekday

and the Breakfast Plus program every weekend morning. 

For more information, visit www.gracecommunityjc.org

 

To find a local food pantry, go HERE.

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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Sundays @ 7:30 pm 

Currently meeting virtually.

Zoom Link:

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/425289060?pwd=NjVrTWhFdW1RWno4T3dlK1Vac3JYQT09

​Meeting ID: 425 289 060

Password: 824058

Click here for more 12-step virtual resources.

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TODDLER DROP OFF

Our toddler drop off is a service we provide to parents of toddler to 3-year olds in our community. However, due to the pandemic this service is on hiatus.