This Christmas we will be celebrating in a variety of ways on Dec 5th we will have our Community Group Sunday, no formal meeting to organise, but gathering in small groups across the city to celebrate Christmas together.
For those of you who are not in a Community Group and would like to connect, Dan and Katy Roach will be leading a walk up at Haldon Forest, they would love to see you! Further details are here.
On the 19th Dec we will be having two morning Carol services led by our newly formed choir with Christmas songs to listen and sing along to, refreshments and a short message, everyone is welcome! You can sign up for either service via our courses and events page here.
In the evening, we will be having our…
Dear Grace Church,
This autumn at Grace Church is all about reconnection. It has been 18 months since we were last able to gather and experience a sense of unity as a local church family. Wonderfully we are now free to begin to reconnect across the church.
To enable us to slowly reconnect we are now running some simple services as many of you will be aware. From October 3rd adults and children will be able to worship together at Isca School, adults will also be able to worship at the Hall in the evening and we will continue with our evening livestream.
As I have returned from sabbatical it has been very encouraging to see people working to make these initial gatherings possible. A massive thanks to hospitality teams, tech teams, worship teams and kids teams who are enabling us to take these first steps together.
We are aiming to keep our gatherings as simple as possible this term. This way of gathering is not an agreed…
This summer is all about refreshment. After a demanding year for many of us in lots of different ways, we have exciting opportunities for reconnecting in person as well as the summer season to enjoy together (the beach is calling!)Our Sunday Gathering opportunities will include excellent streamed teaching resources to be shared on big screens or small screens together in various settings. We are also looking at some unplugged worship and prayer opportunities as restrictions ease.
We are also encouraging everyone to ‘fellowship outside’ through park games, walks, golf, garden parties and beach trips as we enjoy re-connecting together in this beautiful part of the world.
Our Lead Pastor Stu Alred is taking a sabbatical June, July & August as he seeks rest and refreshment before bringing renewed leadership into the autumn term. Our summer leadership group chaired by Mick Taylor, including Dan Roach, Scott Pannell, Mike & Ann Banks and Julia Rice are…