Welcome to St. John's-Grace Episcopal Church

Mission Statement
Our mission is to go out into the community and partner with our neighbors to work for justice for all.
Everyone is Welcome at Jesus' Table! 

We are a community who gathers in faith to walk together into the mystery and experience of love, grace, hope and healing. 

We invite you to join Us!!!  ___________________________________________________________________________

Worship Services  - Sunday each week - 8:30 am & 10:30 am

 (Use the front door of the church on Colonial Circle at Bidwell or the door on Lafayette Ave)
Come as you are, dress is casual or whatever you prefer.

8:30 a.m.  Holy Eucharist (spoken)
10:30 a.m.  Holy Eucharist, Music, Congregational Singing

       

St. John's-Grace Calls a New Rector

The The Rev'd Jon Frederick Lavelle will begin his ministry
with SJG on August 1st! 

Father Jon's first service will be August 5th, so won't you join us for
worship services at 8:30 am and 10:30 am to celebrate
the beginning of our new ministry together!!!

See a biography of Father Jon on: Our Journey - A Message from the Leadership at SJG. 

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THIRD ANNUAL BISONS BASEBALL EXCURSION

AS PART OF OUR OUTREACH TO THE COMMUNITY ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018, WE WILL BE TAKING ABOUT 30 REFUGEES FROM JERICHO ROAD’S VIVE TO THE 7:00 PM BISONS BASEBALL GAME.  THE BISONS’ CHARITABLE FOUNDATION HAS GENEROUSLY DONATED THE TICKETS. IT IS QUITE AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE FOR ALL!!!!

WE ARE STILL LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO PICK UP OUR GUESTS AND ACCOMPANY THEM TO THE GAME. PLEASE CONTACT TOM (847-0053) IF YOU'D LKE TO VOLUNTEER.

 

 St. John's-Grace Treasure Sale !

When:     July 27th - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Preview Night     /   July 28th - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm   /     

July 29th - 9:00 am  -  6:00 pm                                                                                         

Where:    Parish Hall (upstairs in the church)

Proceeds go towards the new Parish Hall floor.  All are welcome and bring a friend.

 

Friends of Night People 

Our FONP Food Pantry for 2018 is well under way. Thank you to all who have 
volunteered to participate in this ministry.


When:               1st Tuesday of every month
Where:              FONP Facility at 394 Hudson St. Buffalo
Time:                 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Other:                Arrival time is 6:45 pm to help with set up
                          Parking is on the street – use the side door entrance
                          2 volunteers bag the food
                          2 volunteers assist the patrons with their food selection
Just because our roster is set, volunteers are always welcome.  If you are
interested in joining us, please feel free to contact Deb Vranich at
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SJG Fish Fry (Dinner) Group

Our group meets on a Friday selected during the month. We pick local restaurants in the area to gather. We meet at the restaurant at 6:30 pm sharp for dinner and socialization. If you would like to join us, please call Marian Stelter, at 886-1322, to make your reservation.

 

Monthly Spiritual Cafe

The Spiritual Cafe occurs on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 4:00 pm.  We celebrate the art of spirit and the spirit of art!  Next event is Saturday July 15th at 4:00 pm in the church.  

 

Our Book Discussion Group 

Book Group will Discuss Reza Aslan’s God: A Human History

The St. John’s-Grace Book Discussion Group will begin conversations on a new book on August 5th. The book is Reza Aslan’s God: A Human History. In his Introduction,the author describes his book as “an appeal to stop foisting our human compulsions on the divine,” and seeks “the key to a more mature, more peaceful, more primalform of spirituality.”

The group meets on the 1st and 3rd Sunday evenings of the month at 7:30 pm in the WLR (lower level).  All are welcome to join in the conversations.

So Mark your Calendars!!!