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May 2017

Parents Group

May 9, 2017, 7:00 am - 8:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Monday, repeating until June 13, 2017

The Parents Group meets on Tuesdays, from 11 am - 12:30 pm in the North Room. All parents are welcome to this informal, fun, conversational group led by The Rev. Anne Richards. We have begun a 6-week series around the book “Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life: How to Finally, Really Grow Up” by James Hollis, PhD, easily available on Amazon Spread the word…GCS parents and neighborhood parents are welcome too!

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Wise Aging

May 11, 2017, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until June 15, 2017

“There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.” —Kazuo Ishiguro The Rev. Anne Richards is leading a six-week series on “Wise Aging,” Thursdays from 1 to 2:30 pm in the North Room. The group will explore ageism; loss, forgiveness, reconciliation and acceptance; our bodies and health; relationships; legacy; the spirituality of aging; and death. Discussions will focus on aging as a period of honesty, growth, liberation, and increasing intimacy with God and the self. The program is…

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July 2017

Summer Book Group: “Falling Upward”

July 10, 2017, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 7, 2017

Summer Book Group in July: “Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life” by Richard Rohr: “There is much evidence on several levels that there are at least two major tasks to human life. The first task is to build a strong ‘container’ or identity; the second is to find the contents that the container was meant to hold. The first task we take for granted as the very purpose of life, which does not mean we do…

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November 2017

Annual Giving Receptions

November 8, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on November 14, 2017 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm

An evening of relaxed conversation about our Church, including our budget and needs

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January 2018

Are We Prepared? Estate Planning Workshop

January 9, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us on Tuesday, January 9 at 7 pm for a workshop applicable to anyone thinking about wills, trusts, guardianship, and similar issues. The workshop is free and a reception will follow.

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February 2018

Grace Church Docent Meetings

February 11, 2018, 5:00 am - 6:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:00 am on Sunday, repeating until February 25, 2018

Anyone interested in the program is also encouraged to attend.

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September 2018

Grace Church Brooklyn Heights Core Values discussion: September 9

September 9, 2018, 5:00 am - 6:30 pm

Thank you to all who participated in the Vestry Retreat discussion on July 29. Thank you for your thoughtful input and ideas. We like to say we are a church of radical welcome,faithful worship and compassionate service. Or are we? We want to hear from you. As Grace moves forward with our new Rector, the Congregation is invited to participate in these discussions of core values. The next session will be held on Sunday, September 9, after the 8:00 am…

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October 2018

The Study of Christian Themes and Symbols in Southern Literature: Led by The Rev. Dr. Allen Robinson, Rector

October 3, 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In an era of religious and cultural pluralism in America, the study of southern writers continue to grow with a renewed sense of intrigue and discovery. In this class, we will study the works of three southern Christian writers in an effort to discover the power and use of Christian symbols in literature. We will seek to understand the presence or seemingly absence of God, the role and purpose Christ and the unifying work of the Holy Spirit as experienced…

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Parish Potluck Dinner

October 27, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Low-key, family-friendly evening with favorite dishes and hymn sing.

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November 2018

The Study of Christian Themes and Symbols in Southern Literature: Led by The Rev. Dr. Allen F. Robinson, Rector

November 7, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In an era of religious and cultural pluralism in America, the study of southern writers continue to grow with a renewed sense of intrigue and discovery. In this class, we will study the works of three southern Christian writers in an effort to discover the power and use of Christian symbols in literature. We will seek to understand the presence or seemingly absence of God, the role and purpose Christ and the unifying work of the Holy Spirit as experienced…

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January 2019

Rector’s Forum

January 20, 2019, 10:00 am - 10:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 20, 2020

Meeting usually the third Sunday of a given month, this these forum are a topical expansion of theological issues and reflections raised during services by the Rector. It is a casual town hall style gathering.

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March 2019

Beautiful Bible Series special book event, March 17

March 17, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Benjamin Morse, Grace parishioner, biblical scholar and author/ illustrator of The Bible Beautiful Series, will be on hand Sunday, March 17 to share his whimsical and engaging artwork and biblical storytelling. Suitable for children and adults. He will be visiting the 10 am Journey to Adulthood class and also show his work and speak during coffee hour after the 11 am service. See here for info and reviews of Ben’s work.

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April 2019

Sunday School Planning Meeting: Sunday, April 7

April 7, 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

A quarterly meeting in the North Room will be held for present and future teachers, Clergy and Vestry representatives. Interested family members and volunteers are invited to participate. The agenda will include a quick progress report from each class leader; spring calendar and wrap-up plan for the term; attendance projections for 2019-20; update registration process; and outline goals for 2019-2020. Contact: Kim Lovejoy, Mary Jacobus, or Marilyn Grant.

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May 2019

Grace Church Multicultural Day Planning Session

May 19, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Are you, your family, your parents, or your grandparents from another country? Join us on Sunday, May 19, 10:15 - 11:00 am, in the North Room as we continue to plan a festive celebration for our inaugural Grace Multicultural Day, to be held the afternoon of Sunday, October 20, in the Guild Hall. For more information, contact Denise Farrell or Allison Robinson.

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Equity and Inclusion Workshop

May 28, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Where do we go from here?  As we pursue our inquiry into Grace’s core values, themes of social justice and inclusivity continue to surface as key priorities for our community. With those conversations in mind, please join us for a special Equity and Inclusion Workshop facilitated by educator and activist Brian Johnson on Tuesday, May 28 from 6:30-8:30 in the North Room. This workshop will provide an introduction to understanding the historical context of race and dominant culture, and will…

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June 2019

Core Values Focus Group – Sunday, June 9

June 9, 2019, 10:15 am - 11:00 am

Grace Core Values Inquiry Process Who are we as a church community? What are we called to do? This is an exciting time of transition and growth at Grace, and we need your help to deepen our understanding of the core values that underpin Grace’s mission and our vision for the future. Members of the Vestry will be inviting parishioners to engage in conversation about Grace’s core values and mission. Please be receptive if you are called or approached at…

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May 2020

Rector’s Forum

May 17, 10:00 am - 10:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 20, 2020

Meeting usually the third Sunday of a given month, this these forum are a topical expansion of theological issues and reflections raised during services by the Rector. It is a casual town hall style gathering.

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