107 S Prospect Street (Church)
309 Hill Street (Parish House)
Galena, Illinois 61036

Tel: 815 777 2590

gracerector@gracegalena.org

 

 

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Holy Week & Easter

Maundy Thursday April 2, 2015
6:00 pm Agape Meal
7:00 pm Liturgy: Washing of feet and stripping of altar
8:00 - Midnight Vigil at the Altar of Repose(Chapel)

Good Friday April 3, 2015
Noon United Churches Service at Westminster Presbyterian Church
7:00 pm Liturgy with Passion and Veneration of the Cross

Easter Sunday April 5
10:30 am Festival of Easter - preceded by lighting of new fire




Sunday Eucharist Service at 10:30 am followed by Social Hour in the Parish House
Daycare provided for young children (up to age 5) by Deb Houy, our Nursery Coordinator at the Parish House.

Sunday School for ages 5 to 12 using the Worship Center program also takes place during the Sunday Eucharist in the Parish House during the school year. The teacher is Teresa Hannaman.

Wednesday Morning Prayer/Eucharist Service at 7:30 am in the chapel followed by breakfast.

A Centering Prayer Group meets at 9 am on Friday morning in the chapel for an hour of quiet contemplative prayer.

All are welcome!

Last Sunday's sermon is printed on the Sermon page

Pictures Taken During the Mardi Gras Party by Diane Banas and Alan Oyen are posted in the Photo Gallery

The Lenten Meditaton Booklets are available in the narthex of the church.

Upcoming Events


*Friday, March 20 9:00 am Centering Prayer in the Chapel. You are welcome to come to all or part of that prayer, and gentle guidance will be provided for those unfamiliar with the practice."

*Friday, March 20 5:00 - 7:00 pm Canapes and Conversations at the home of Steve and Maren Coates will be hosting the next event on Friday, March 20 at their home. Enjoy this monthly gathering and opportunity to get to know one another! It is also good time to invite your friends.

*Monday, March 23 2:00 - 4:00 pm Poetry Group Contact Joan Klaus( joankla@yahoo.com) for location information

*Tuesday, March 24 6:00 - 8:00 pm EfM in the St. Francis Room

*Wednesday, March 25 7:30 am Eucharist in the chapel followed by breakfast at the Victory Café on Main Street

*Wednesday, March 25 9:30 am The Wednesday Cursillo Reunion Group followed by 10:30 am Bible Lectionary Study in the Parish House

*Thursday, March 26 1:00 - 2:00 pm Knitting Ministry at the home of Richard Babcock

*Thursday, March 26 6:00 - 7:30 pm Lenten Soup and Study at Galena United Methodist Church on Bench Street. Theme: "All glory, laud, and honor" hosted by 1st Presbyterian Church

*Friday, March 27 9:00 am Centering Prayer in the Chapel. You are welcome to come to all or part of that prayer, and gentle guidance will be provided for those unfamiliar with the practice."

*Sunday, April 19 8:30 am Adult Formation Planning in the Parish House

*Sunday, May 3 6:30 - 8:30 pm Trivia Night a Relay for Life Fundraiser More details soon

*Tuesday, May 26 4:30 - 7:30 pm Share Night at Culvers to benefit the Grace & Friends Team (Relay for Life)

*Saturday, June 13 Relay for Life 6:00 pm to Midnight at River Ridge High School