Easter Brunch
Apr
16
9:45 am09:45

Easter Brunch

  • Grace Lutheran Church

Join us for a delicious Easter brunch, brought to you by the highly experienced kitchen crew at Grace Lutheran.

Easter Sunday courtyard service
Apr
16
8:30 am08:30

Easter Sunday courtyard service

  • Grace Lutheran Church

The 8:30 am Easter service will be a joint service with Native American Urban Ministry and will incorporate aspects of Grace worship and Native American Urban Ministry worship.

Maundy Thursday
Apr
13
7:00 pm19:00

Maundy Thursday

  • Grace Lutheran Church

Our Maundy Thursday worship service is in the sanctuary. Optional foot washing stations will be available.

Valley Chamber Chorale Concert
Jan
29
4:00 pm16:00

Valley Chamber Chorale Concert

  • Grace Lutheran Church

The Valley Chamber Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Christopher Samuel, returns to Grace Sanctuary for an hour-long performance of sacred music, unaccompanied works of the Renaissance and selections by Twentieth Century American composers.

Founded in 1988, the group is one of the longest-running not-for-profit choral organizations in the Valley. Area critics applaud the Chorale for its "gorgeous, silvery sound and its refined, masterful, and precise singing."

The concert is free of charge, but free-will donations are welcome.

For more information on the Chorale, visit their website.

Advent Picnic & Christmas Program
Dec
4
12:30 pm12:30

Advent Picnic & Christmas Program

  • Grace Lutheran Church

Join us for Picnic Theater! It’s an all-congregation “improv” participatory theater and interac-tive tradition at Grace along with a picnic.

This is so much fun; don’t even think of missing it!

CROP Hunger Walk 2016
Nov
6
1:30 pm13:30

CROP Hunger Walk 2016

The CROP Hunger Walk is a 3-mile walk to help fight hunger world wide and in Phoenix. It is a  family-friendly, ecumenical effort coordinated through Church World Services (CWS). Proceeds from the walk help CWS to fight against hunger.

This year's local mission: Joshua Tree, which is housed at First Congregational UCC: “With arms outstretched, the goal of Joshua Tree Feeding Program is to provide nourishment to low-income HIV+ resi-dents of Maricopa County. We provide balanced meals from our pantry as well as medical and com-munity resources to encourage self-sustainability of our clients in a social, supportive and welcoming environment where privacy, cultural, spiritual and religious values are respected. Our expanded ser-vices give assistance to our client's pets, and provide food and supplies to keep the pets in low income homes to maintain the comfort and support they pro-vide to those with HIV/AIDS.” 

For information on the CROP Hunger Walk in Phoenix, click here. To participate with Grace in this year's event, contact Outreach.

We look forward to your participation in 2016!

Local First Fall Festival
Nov
5
10:00 am10:00

Local First Fall Festival

  • Margaret T. Hance Park

Join Grace and the Localists at Hance Park!

The festival features 100+ vendors with some of Arizona's favorite local businesses. Listen to live entertainment, visit the beverage garden, and enjoy food samples from some of the best Arizona restaurants and food trucks. Raffles, silent auction, activities for kids and more!

Would you like to help? We need folks to table at the Grace booth in the park. Contact the church office.

Click here for more information about this exciting festival just across the street from Grace.

Grace Room
Oct
31
9:00 am09:00

Grace Room

  • Grace Lutheran Church

The "Grace Room" in Hope Hall is open for business on Monday mornings. The program, sponsored and supported for more than a decade by volunteers from our partners in ministry at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Sun City West, disseminates gently used clothing and hygiene supplies to those in need in our community.

The Grace Room is always in need of towels, sleeping bags, blankets, men's and women's underwear, socks and shoes. Monetary donations are accepted as well.

To learn more about the Grace Room, and how you can help, contact Stephanie in the church office.

Kickoff of 500th Anniversary of the Reformation
Oct
30
3:00 pm15:00

Kickoff of 500th Anniversary of the Reformation

  • Saint Mary's Basilica

Together with our Roman Catholic sisters and brothers, please join us as we kick off the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church on October 31, 1517, and in anticipation of 500th anniversary, a liturgy has been prepared specifically for these types of celebrations by the Liturgical Task Force of the Lutheran-Roman Catholic Commission on Unity, a global task force, one body of which is the Lutheran World Federation. Celebrations have commenced throughout the world, and here in downtown area. Father Michael Weldon and Pastor Sarah will co-preside at worship.

Please put this on your calendar! More information will follow as details get ironed out -- it is expected that our own Bishop Talmage will be preaching, and we know for sure the Grace Chancel Choir will join together with the Saint Mary's Choir for the joint service.

Grace Room
Oct
24
9:00 am09:00

Grace Room

  • Grace Lutheran Church

The "Grace Room" in Hope Hall is open for business on Monday mornings. The program, sponsored and supported for more than a decade by volunteers from our partners in ministry at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Sun City West, disseminates gently used clothing and hygiene supplies to those in need in our community.

The Grace Room is always in need of towels, sleeping bags, blankets, men's and women's underwear, socks and shoes. Monetary donations are accepted as well.

To learn more about the Grace Room, and how you can help, contact Stephanie in the church office.

Fellowship after Worship
Oct
23
12:15 pm12:15

Fellowship after Worship

  • Grace Lutheran Church

Following the traditional worship service, all are welcome to join in fellowship in Hope Hall. As a community of faith, we share in song, prayer, God’s Word, Holy Communion, and also the sharing of our lives through the fellowship time.

Coffee, snacks and great conversation follow the traditional worship.  Come and join us!

Traditional Worship
Oct
23
11:00 am11:00

Traditional Worship

  • Grace Lutheran Church

Our traditional worship service follows the liturgy from the Evangelical Lutheran Worship (ELW). The Service of Word and Sacrament is done in a more traditional setting. Music for this service is provided by organist Greg Wilcoxson, and the Grace Chancel Choir. Once a month, the Bells of Grace also provide a wonderful performance.

The service starts at 10:00 am during the summer and 11:00 am the rest of the year. Traditional worship at Grace occurs in our historic sanctuary. Enter the sanctuary from the east side on the main steps; wheelchair access on the north side of the church.

Join us for traditional worship with organ accompaniment in a beautiful setting.  All are welcome!

Grace Time
Oct
23
9:45 am09:45

Grace Time

  • Grace Lutheran Church

We would like to invite and encourage everyone to join us for Grace Time each Sunday in the Sanctuary. This is a time for sharing highs and lows, prayer, Bible stories, service projects, and other experiences that will form our faith and build community.

We are looking for leaders to facilitate one-hour programs. We have resources to assist you including books with skits, puppet shows, games, and Bible stories; also many craft kits are available. You could also plan a service project. Pastor Sarah, Donna Martin, Carol Staffieri, Margie Betz, or Linda Schwall would be happy to help you plan for your Grace Time. You can volunteer with a friend or other member of the church. God will guide each of us to use our gifts to build community between generations in a fun and loving way.

Contemporary Worship
Oct
23
8:30 am08:30

Contemporary Worship

  • Grace Lutheran Church

The contemporary worship service contains the Word and the Sacrament but the setting is less formal and uses contemporary songs (and some traditional hymns with contemporary music) from our Praise Band. 

The contemporary service starts at 8:30 am on Sundays in Hope Hall. Hope Hall is the building on the southwest corner of our campus. The entrance to Hope Hall is on the north side of the building, very close to the church office doors.

AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run Interfaith Program
Oct
23
7:30 am07:30

AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run Interfaith Program

  • Downtown Phoenix

HIV remains a serious health epidemic in Arizona that affects everyone. Take steps today to help Aunt Rita's Foundation END HIV in Arizona by registering to participate in this year's AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run on Sunday, October 23rd in Downtown Phoenix.

Aunt Rita's Foundation AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run is Arizona's largest volunteer health charity walk that brings together more than 6,000 participants raising money for HIV prevention education and essential services to those affected by HIV and AIDS. 

There are several fun ways that you can participate in this year's AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run. Whether you are looking for a challenging run or just a casual stroll, everyone can participate in this year's AIDS Walk Arizona and 5K Run. Even pets!

Click for further details.

Pancake Breakfast
Oct
23
7:30 am07:30

Pancake Breakfast

  • Grace Lutheran Church

The meal is free of charge to everyone in the Grace community. Contemporary Worship follows at 8:30 in Hope Hall.

If you would like to volunteer to help cook and serve breakfast to our guests -- starting at 6:00 am Sunday morning -- contact Stephanie in the church office.

Today's pancakes are prepared and served by our friends at Desert Cross Lutheran Church in Tempe, Arizona.

To learn more about Grace, "The Pancake Church," click here

Native American Urban Ministry Worship
Oct
22
11:00 am11:00

Native American Urban Ministry Worship

  • Grace Lutheran Church

Connect with other Natives in the Urban Area. This gathering includes praise time with communion, smudging and fellowship with food. All are welcome!

Native American Urban Ministry (NAUM) Phoenix meets on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of the month at Grace in Hope Hall.

Learn more about NAUM here.

Trevor's Vision Community Meal
Oct
20
5:45 pm17:45

Trevor's Vision Community Meal

  • Grace Lutheran Church

THE VISION: To simply do a few random acts of kindness and in turn maybe inspire a few people to do the same which could potentially change the world

Trevor's Vision is a small non-profit organization that focuses on the meeting the needs of the homeless in the Phoenix area. They support our local community of the streets by providing meals, clothing and other needed human services. Every Thursday, Trevor's Vision serves dinner to the community at Grace. They rely solely on the generosity of others to accomplish their mission. 100% of every dollar donated to Trevor’s Vision goes directly to the community in need. They have zero operating costs as the organization is run entirely by volunteers out of their respective homes, so they take donations very seriously.

They gladly accept anything from cash to food, supplies/cooking equipment, or simply your time to help serve the needy in our community.

Visit their Website to learn more.