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Decorated Cookies
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Mother Susan facilitates the Circle of Women group on Tuesday, December 7, at 7PM in Grace Hall. All are welcome to come, no prior reading.  Contact Mother Susan with any questions.

A Kids Christmas Cookie Party
For Age 4 through Grade 5 
Friday, December 10, 4:15PM-5PM, Grace Hall
Kids are invited to join Miss Kathryn and Father Asa for this afternoon filled with cookies, games, and a movie! RSVP by Wednesday, December 8 to Miss Kathryn.

Please pledge online or return your pledge card as soon as possible so that we can budget for 2022

Please enjoy these Amazing Grace videos and come be amazing with us!
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A return to live singing (YES!) at the Morristown Presbyterian Church (57 East Park Place) on Saturday, December 11 at 7:30PM, and Dec. 12 at 3PM with a world premiere of Goodness and Light by Harmonium Choral Society with world-renowned harpist Merynda Adams. See website for contactless tickets and COVID requirements. Advance purchase highly recommended. 

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Tree of Light 

Sunday, December 19, 6PM, following the Advent Evensong

We will light a Christmas tree to remember, to honor and to give thanks. Each bulb on the tree and the tree topper will be a tribute. Sponsor a "light" for a loved one or the sponsor the tree topper. Tributes and sponsorships will be recognized in a Tree of Light booklet. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Madison Eagle Christmas Fund.

 

Return this form to the Parish Office by December 13. 

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Grace Gingerbread Build

(An In-Person In-Door Pre-Christmas Party)

Sunday, December 12, 5-7PM, Grace Hall

Grace Youth in Grades 6-12 are invited to join Father Asa for an evening filled with games, goodies, and of course gingerbread! RSVP by Friday, December 10.

Sunday worship December 12

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8AM Holy Eucharist Rite II

8AM Bulletin

Simple service with Holy Eucharist. This Sunday, the 8AM service will move inside to our Chapel.

Sunday School

Children will start in church with their parents. They will be invited to attend Sunday School during the service. Kathryn McManus leads Sunday School each week. 

10AM Holy Eucharist Rite II

10AM Bulletin

Worship service with Holy Eucharist with music. Join us for coffee hour on the terrace following the service. 

10AM Live Stream on YouTube

Worship with us live at 10am or watch anytime on YouTube

4PM Holy Eucharist Rite II

4PM Bulletin

Simple spoken service with Holy Eucharist in our Chapel.

midweek worship

Leaves

8:30AM Tuesday
Morning Prayer, Rite II on
Zoom

8:30AM Wednesday
Holy Eucharist with Healing Prayer in the Sanctuary

10AM Thanksgiving Worship in the Sanctuary.  There will not have Morning Prayer on Thanksgiving Day.

8:30AM Saturday
Morning Prayer, Rite I on
Zoom

worship resources

covid guidelines

Masks must be worn in our buildings. When gathering in-person, we will follow the latest diocese COVID guidelines. Please be aware that all recommended health and safety precautions will be observed to help keep us as safe as possible. The Eucharist will be celebrated with consecrated wafer only. Distancing will take place within the pews. These guidelines may need to be adapted in the coming months. 

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Advent Bible Study with Father Asa

"A Beginners' Guide to Advent" on Wednesdays, December 1, 8, 15 & 22

Offered at two times: 10AM and 7PM in our Zoom Room.

Both sessions will be held via Zoom out of abundance of caution as the COVID infections in Morris County are in the "red level". 

We will look at some of the Gospel Advent narratives through the eyes of first century Jewish culture in the Holy Land, giving special attention to the voices of women and 'outsiders' found in these stories.  

December

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Advent Evensong: A Contemplative Service as we approach the Longest Night

Sunday, December 19, 5PM 

While the world around us is bustling with Christmas preparations this service is designed for those who need a moment to step away from the business and reflect on the past year; finding refreshment for our souls. Everyone is invited to this candlelight service of prayer meditative Taize music with instruments in our Sanctuary.

This service will replace the 4PM Mass on Sunday, December 19.

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Tree of Light 

Sunday, December 19, 6PM, following the Advent Evensong

We will light a Christmas tree to remember, to honor and to give thanks. Each bulb on the tree and the tree topper will be a tribute. Sponsor a "light" for a loved one or the sponsor the tree topper. Tributes and sponsorships will be recognized in a Tree of Lights booklet. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Madison Eagle Christmas Fund.  

Return this form to the Parish Office by December 13. 

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Monday, December 20 at 7PM, Grace Hall.
The Women's Book Group will gather to discuss Klara and the Sun by Kazuo IshiguroContact  
Judy Honohan with any questions.

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Christmas Eve Worship
3PM Festival Holy Eucharist

4PM Outdoor Celebration and Holy Eucharist

5PM Feast of the Nativity Holy Eucharist

9PM Festival Holy Eucharist

The services will be in-person and available on live-stream. More details and sign up forthcoming.

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Christmas Day Worship
10AM Festival Family Holy Eucharist

More details and sign up to come.

There will not be an 8:30AM Morning Prayer service on Christmas Day.

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First Sunday after Christmas
10AM Holy Eucharist Rite II

There will not be an 8AM or 4PM service on December 26.

January

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Compline for Kids

Join us on Wednesday, January 5, at 6:30PM for an time of prayers, music and fun with Miss Kathryn, Father Asa and Dr. Anne in Grace Hall. 

We follow the latest diocese COVID guidelines which require we wear masks in our buildings. Compline will be indoors, masks must be worn at all times.

fEBRUARY

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NJ Blood Service blood drive in Grace Hall on Monday, February 7, between 1PM-7PM. Whole blood can be donated every 56 day and since Grace will be hosting blood drives every two months, dedicated blood donors will be eligible to donate at all of our drives! Register here.

Canned Food

Please remember to include items to donate to Food for Friends when you shop. We can always use hearty soup, chili, stew (the higher protein is better), canned chicken, Spam, tuna, Vienna sausages, peanut butter, 100% fruit juice, shelf-stable milk, powdered milk (smaller pouches preferred), healthy cereal, instant oatmeal, rice and rice mixes (smaller packages). Learn more. Contact Barbara Hughes for more information.

NORTH PORCH

WOMEN & INFANT CENTER

North Porch has seen an increased need.  As you can imagine, the shelves are near empty! Please help stock them by adding some baby item when you grocery shop. The most needed items are Enfamil (yellow), size 6 diapers, wipes, Stage 2 baby food, baby wash/diaper cream. Thank you!~ Crary Brooks & Stacy Wilde

Diapers

FOOD INGATHERING

Every Sunday at Grace between 10am-noon