Don’t miss out on Sunday worship! Two tips to keep your spiritual life thriving:

1. Remember our 8am service every Sunday: if you have plans for your Sunday, you can come to our early service and be on your way.

2. Further away? Find an Episcopal Church wherever you go with this online search:

Take-a-Tote Committee

Tomorrow, Sunday, July 27, come at 9am to the parish hall for a Take-a-Tote planning session. Volunteers and the Vestry will be talking about ideas to increase the number of children we feed from 25. All are welcome to bring their thoughts!

Marriage of Dan Wilson and Betsy Mercer

Please pray for parishioners Dan Wilson and Betsy Mercer, tonight joined by God in Holy Matrimony:

O gracious and everliving God, you have created us male and female in your image: Look mercifully upon this man and this woman who come to you seeking your blessing, and assist them with your grace, that with true fidelity and steadfast love they may honor and keep the promises and vows they make; through Jesus Christ our Savior, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Friday Devotions

Friday, July 25, and all Fridays of the year are “observed by special acts of discipline and self-denial” in commemoration of the Lord’s crucifixion (BCP, p. 17).

Saint James of Jerusalem: Friday, July 25.

He was one of the fishermen called by Jesus and the first of the Twelve disciples to die for his faith in Christ. Read more here for your devotions tomorrow.

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Pork Fest: Sunday, August 17, 12-2:30pm

Special Guests: balladeer Jim Barnes, National Guard games, Miss Polly’s Traveling Treats (ice cream truck), Mosaic 250 art project, face painting—and more (food, raffles, etc)!

Pick up a poster in the parish hall to post in a public place. Or download the poster here: Pork Fest poster 2014.

Forward Day by Day

Free devotionals for Aug-Sept-Oct are in the narthex for pickup! Online at


Please remember your pledge commitments during the summer months. It is easy to forget when you are out of town. If you have missed one or two pledges, please mail in a check or set up your online account for automatic payment.

Sunday, July 20: The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

This morning at Grace:

8:00am Holy Eucharist
9:00am Property Committee
10:00am Holy Eucharist
11:00am Coffee Hour
Download today’s bulletin.

Education for Ministry

St. Paul’s Church is enrolling for EfM for the next school year. This is a course for lay people who meet weekly in groups of 6-12 to study, discuss and reflect on theology. On Wednesday, August 6th, at 6:30 p.m., St. Paul’s will host an introductory meeting. Sign up or details: 224-2523.

Learn more about Education for Ministry.

Tilton Partnership

Special thanks to the Rev. Marcus Crapsey for preaching to us at last Sunday’s pulpit swap. He is the interim priest at Trinity Church-Tilton. We will continue to work together to find ways to share ministries and mission.

On September 7, members of Trinity Church will attend our 10am worship service. On September 21, we will cancel our worship services and all attend services in Tilton that day! (It’s a Flash Mob!)