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Grace Newton June Events

Senior Sunday is June 19th!

Senior Warden Sallie Dunning reminded us last week in the newsletter that Senior Sunday is coming up on June 19th (NOT the 5th as previously noted). Even if you haven't been active with Grace for a while, we want to help celebrate your achievement! If you are graduating in some way, shape or form this year, please reach out to Sallie in care of the parish office ( or 617-244-3221).

Glimpses of Grace

  • Mentors and Friends in Christ On Trinity Sunday, I was away from Grace to attend worship at Trinity Church, Concord, for the Rev. Tony Buquor’s last service as rector. Tony hired me straight from seminary in the spring of 2003 to serve as Director of Children’s Ministries. He had only been at Trinity a few months himself, having come from the diocese of South Dakota. Over the next three years and continuing after my own ordination, he was an important mentor to me. He taught me so much about mutual ministry, pastoral care, and preaching with authenticity, and has long been a model of kindness and faithfulness for me.   It was great to celebrate with Tony and his wife Lou and their family ...
    Posted May 26, 2016, 6:55 PM by Grace Admin
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Grace Youth Gardening

Grace Newton Christian Ed

Last Sunday, a bevy of cheerful hardworking church school children (and some wonderful parent helpers) tackled the weed-filled beds and distributed mulch. They learned how to pull up ‘witchy grass," which manages to return every year to take over the flowers. We all agreed that this summer everyone at Grace should pull up just one bunch every Sunday as we pass by the beds—ask a child to show you how! All the young helpers managed to lower the average age of our usual gardening crew by an amazing percentage.

Next Sunday we will continue our work of making our church grounds lovely! (Peggy Heywood)

Grace Discussion Group

  • “Civic Religion in Roman Ephesus: Identity, Cohesion, and Status” Jared Wyma-Bradley serves as Grace's Minister of Youth Formation, Children & Youth. During the summer of 2015, while a second-year candidate for a Master of Divinity degree at ...
    Posted May 26, 2016, 7:35 PM by Grace Admin
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Grace in the Community

  • Community Cookouts in Support of Families in Transitional Housing Last summer, our neighbors at the Eliot Church across the park hosted a number of cookouts on Sunday afternoons, and invited families who are being housed by the state in ...
    Posted May 26, 2016, 9:04 PM by Grace Admin
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Other Announcements

  • Women of Grace Picnic The end-of -year Women of Grace picnic will be on June 15th at the Heywoods. If you’ve never come, please think about joining us. There is a sign ...
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  • Grace Book Club June 19: Austerlitz Please join Grace Book Group on Sunday, June 19, when we will be discussing Austerlitz, by W.G. Sebald. We will meet in the Small Hall from 6:00-8 ...
    Posted May 20, 2016, 9:37 AM by Grace Admin
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