Blog (Page 33)

Blog (Page 33)

News and thoughts

Installation Scheduled

At last week’s church council meeting it was agreed that Pastor Ruth will be officially installed by the Central Southeast Ohio Association on Sunday afternoon, May 18 at 3:00PM. While all the final details are still being worked out, but the message for the day will be provided by LTC Bruce Farrell, Chaplain, United States Army (and, oh by the way, Pastor…

Welcome, Pastor Ruth!!!

Everyone is invited to join us as we join in worship this Sunday, 6 April. This will be Rev. Ruth Farrell’s first Sunday in the pulpit at Grace UCC as our new pastor. Since this is the first Sunday of the month, it will also be a service of Holy Communion.

Holy Week activities

Here is a rundown of the activities going on at Grace Church this Holy Week: Maundy Thursday, 6:00 PM – light meal in the Fellowship Hall Maundy Thursday, 7:00 PM – Tenebrae Service in the Sanctuary Maundy Thursday/Good Friday Prayer Vigil – 9:00 PM Thursday thru 7:00 PM Friday, sign-up sheet outside the church office, or call the church office Easter…

After Snow and Rain, a Busy Holy Week awaits

Holy Week opens this morning with the story of Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem where he is hailed as a king. Before the week is out he will have disrupted the business men and women by overturning the tables of the money changers and fallen a long way in the eyes of those cheering him on today. But they don’t understand what his real victory will be. Later, he…

Reminder of the snow policy

With the heavy snow in central Ohio this weekend, it seems like an appropriate time to remind everyone that the church council recently approved a policy calling for cancellation of services if the county is under a level 3 snow emergency. If we are under a level 1 or level 2 emergency, the church will be open as long as the church has power, but members should not put…