October is Grace Church's month to help with setup & distribution in Warrenton (at the Warrenton United Methodist Church). We will need volunteers for about an hour on Friday, October 20 at 3:00 pm to pack boxes and then again on Saturday morning the 21st from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. to take boxes out to clients' cars.
We need you! Saturday, Nov. 11 at Grace Church, come help us Rise Against Hunger and pack highly nutritious, easy-to-ship meals for people all over the world who are suffering from hunger. The need is even more critical now, with the devastation from recent hurricanes. We need to raise $4,384.80 (approx. $.29 per meal) (Click here to contribute) We need close to 80 volunteers of all ages (we've had a great response, but still need additional volunteers) There are "jobs" for all ages!
Next Community Lunch: Saturday, Oct. 28 from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Community Lunch is held in the Grace Church Parish Hall and is free and open to everyone! Visit with your neighbors, renew old acquaintances, meet new friends. Bring your shut-in neighbor, your relative, or friend to join in. We are very child friendly. Volunteers welcome!
All are welcome! From noon- 2:30pm in the parish hall. Now in its 10th year, on Thanksgiving Day Grace parishioners provide a bounty of traditional holiday food, shared with the greater community at no cost to the guests. We’ve had as many as 100 folks gather for this wonderful annual event, to give thanks to
The 1st Sunday of each month is "Food First Sunday!" Please bring non-perishable food items to church with you and place in the basket in the back of the church. The next Food First Sunday is November 5.
The Grace Church Woodchucks are a critical ministry of Grace Church during the cold winter months here in Fauquier County, VA. There are folks who live out in the especially rural areas of the county who depend on wood to heat their homes. The Woodchucks cut, split, load and deliver firewood to those in need. The Wood Ministry is a multi-denominational effort with several other churches in the region.
The Giving Tree is one of our longest-running Outreach ministries, now in its 18th year. Parishioners select paper cranes from the Christmas tree in the Parish Hall and purchase gifts for the individuals named on the cranes. The gifts are brought to church, wrapped, and delivered before Christmas. Recipients include nursing home residents, adults and children in shelters, and other Fauquier County families.
All of the backpacks have been selected, and filled, and will soon be on their way to the students. Thank you for your enthusiastic response to this annual drive, which helps so many children get a great start to the school year!
This program helps meet the needs of children in the county who take part in the School Nutrition Program during the school year. Grace parishioners, in conjunction with the Fauquier County Food Distribution Coalition, donate breakfast & lunch items which supplement the regular support. For the past several years we have filled as many as
The Seven Loaves food pantry in Middleburg is a regional resource, serving multiple counties. Grace Church has supported Seven Loaves over the years by collecting unsold produce from a local Sunday Farmer’s Market, and delivering to Seven Loaves.