What's Happening at St. Mary of Grace Parish
Chanting the Psalms in Prayer
Sunday, June 11
(rescheduled from the previous date)
Zoom - https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvde2oqj8tHdyzVUuLyhP0PtMwVtGY80M
Join Bp. Michael Shirk on Sunday, June 11 from 12:00-1:00 PM Central Time/1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time on Zoom for an introduction to chanting the psalms. After a brief introduction to the psalm tones and how they work, we'll chant Evensong/Vespers together. You may volunteer to try it out, or simply listen or chant along on mute. There is no charge to attend but we ask that you please register in advance via this link - https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvde2oqj8tHdyzVUuLyhP0PtMwVtGY80M
BYO Parish Picnic!
Sunday, June 18
We will gather for some fun on the church grounds for an easy, low-key picnic on Sunday, June 18 from 2:00-4:00 pm, weather permitting. Bring your own chairs, blankets, drinks, snacks and food items, utensils, and outdoor games. Bring bubbles, a frisbee, whatever is fun to do outdoors. Feel free to bring a finger dessert to share with the group. No RSVP needed, just come as you are!
National Day of Prayer for LGBTQ+ Youth
Friday, June 30
7:30 p.m. (US Eastern Time)
The Independent Catholic Christian Church was contacted recently by Beloved Arise and invited to join the National Day of Prayer for LGBTQ+ Youth on June 30. Beloved Arise is a movement dedicated to LGBTQIA+ youth of faith. As the first national organization for queer youth of faith, they build relationships, offer support, and inspire youth to embrace life to the fullest.
Ways you can participate in the National Day of Prayer for LGBTQ+ youth:
2023 ICCC Gathering
September 1-3, 2023
The annual ICCC Gathering will be held this September 1-3, 2023. We will also have a Zoom link available for those who can not attend in-person.
We are working on the schedule for 2023 and will send more information in the upcoming months. Last year in addition to the Chrism Mass, we had sessions on icon painting, an ice cream social with our annual jurisdictional meeting, time for hanging out as well as for prayer and reflection, and more.
More details, including registration and the schedule, to come!