Archive for the 'Community' Category

Public discourse and civic intelligence

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Gift of Grace is hosting and inviting you to a presentation and discussion with our Wallingford neighbor, Dr Douglas Schuler, professor at Evergreen College. The discussion will take place after GraceFeast (12:15ish) on March 9 and will be held in the sanctuary.  Dr Schuler has compelling ideas for improving public discourse and helping people gain […]

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The Big Class Wednesday March 5 – 12 ONLINE

Friday, February 21st, 2014

The Big Class Wednesday March 5 – 12 ONLINE From March 5-12, the Rev. Dr. David Lose, professor at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, will teach The Big Class, a program of ChurchNext. The course will expand on the popular Making Sense of the Cross, a six-session, small-group course published by Augsburg Fortress, Minneapolis. Dr. Lose will […]

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Advent and Christmas Services at Gift of Grace

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

The season of Advent is the beginning of the church year. It starts this Sunday, December 1, and runs 4 weeks leading us to the FEAST of Christmas. Advent is out of sync with our culture because while the culture celebrates Christmas until Christmas (then it is over), Advent encourages joyful anticipation and careful preparation […]

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SONOS Chamber Players

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

SONOS Chamber Players presented MOSTLY VIENNA on November 10, 2013 at Gift of Grace Lutheran Church Performing music by Mahler, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Ferrenc  Singers: Dolores Holt, Susan Strick & Bruce Naftaly Violinist: Stephen Daniels  Cellist: Germaine Morgan  Pianist: Marguerite Margason SONOS invites you to show your appreciation by making a donation to Gift […]

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REJOICING IN GOD’S POWERFUL WORK AMID STRUGGLE: A RECENT CHRONICLE

Friday, November 8th, 2013

  We share this chronicle to celebrate and rejoice in God’s work by letting you see some of the actual work and thinking that goes on in a congregation that believes it is faithfully doing its ministry but which simultaneously runs up against real world limits. This story shows how this congregation attempts to address the challenges. We, […]

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Little Castle Preschool Ministry Opens September 9, 2013

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Beloved Friends in Christ, Little Castle Preschool will open at Gift of Grace on Monday, September 9. What a great joy! The director of Little Castle is Adrienne Wilson, a dear friend of Mary Reardon and Vivian Little, someone I have known for 10 years, and certainly a friend of this congregation. Little Castle Preschool […]

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Pre-Christmas Concert – Saturday, December 3, 2011

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

This pre-Christmas concert was put on by a small volunteer orchestra, of  fine musicians ranging in age from 14 to septuagenarians.  The purpose of the concert was to gather a wide variety of people to be in community in celebration together.  The concert was followed by a dinner of homemade comfort food including fried chicken, […]

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Community, SHARE, GOG set meeting

Friday, September 17th, 2010

The first Wallingford community meeting regarding the recently opened SHARE shelter at Gift of Grace Lutheran Church will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, September 18 at the Mosaic Coffee House on 44th Street, off Second Ave N. The meeting follows the opening of the shelter this week amidst community concerns regarding the preschool that […]

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Initiating Communications — a letter from Pastor Fecher

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

A note from Pastor Fecher regarding initiating communications regarding the SHARE shelter at Gift of Grace… Dear Friends and neighbors, As promised I am (barely) meeting my deadline to communicate with you. This initial communication is purely an effort to set up further communication. The thing we are communicating about is presence of the SHARE […]

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