Welcome to Grace Church!

Hallmarks of Grace

Grace Episcopal Church is a friendly congregation marked by a commitment to
service and witness
in our community,
the arts of all kinds,
especially music, with offerings ranging from blues to Bach;
simple but reverent worship;
education and formation
for children and adults alike, with wide-ranging conversations about faith and life; 
building community
both within and without the church’s walls and the gates opening onto its grounds.

Sunday Schedule

8:30 a.m. Spoken Eucharist
9:35 a.m. Adult Forum
10:30 a.m. Eucharist with Hymns
5 p.m., Evening Eucharist

Upcoming Events

Fat Sunday
Sunday, February 11 after 10:30 service – a pre-Lent celebration with rich food and great jazz.  Proceeds benefit Grace’s Outreach Fund, which supports Grace’s Table, Music on the Lawn and other ministries of service to our broader community.
Ash Wednesday, February 14
Holy Eucharist with Litany of Penitence and Imposition of Ashes:
12:15 and 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary 

Ashes to Go
7:30 to 9 a.m.5 to 6:30 p.m. at Wisconsin and M

Beyond the Gates of Grace

People of Faith Confronting the Power of Racism 
Holy Trinity Church will host this special MLK Weekend event;
Sunday, January 14 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.;
McKenna Hall, O St. between 35th and 36th Streets NW.
Moderator: Rev. John Graham
Speakers: Rev. Johnsie Cogman, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Georgetown; Rev. Robert Pines, First Baptist Church, Georgetown; Kate Tromble, Pastoral Associate for Social Justice, Holy Trinity Parish, Georgetown.
Speakers will offer reflections on the theme of faith confronting racism; Q & A and conversation with the audience will follow.  All are welcome.
All are invited to UpBeat, a joyful and musical gathering for the Diocese of Washington, featuring Howard University’s premier vocal group Afro Blue and Atlanta-based priest and social activist, the Rev. Kim Jackson. The event is at the Washington National Cathedral, Friday, January 26, from 7 to 9 p.m.mA light supper will be included with the ticket price.  Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Please come and bring your friends! Anyone with a student ID will be admitted at no charge.
Hypothermia Hotline (DC only) 
202-399-7093 (note change from previous years);
or (easier to remember), 311.  Call one of these numbers if you see someone in distress due to sub-freezing temperatures.

John Graham, Rector
January, 2018