The mission of Parish Life at Grace & Holy Trinity is to foster an open and hospitable community that strengthens and supports the mission of the church through group activities and the interactions of individuals.
The Hospitality Team
This team offers hospitality through receptions and meals. For instance, they provide the meal at our annual meeting and they also offer festive receptions at times like the Bishop's visit.
Member and friends, from age 21 to 40ish, gather regularly for social events. To learn more and to get signed up to be on the “E-vite List” please contact the Carolyn Chilton.
"Baby Boomers" Group
"The Boomer's Group" meets monthly for social and educational events and outings. It is open to anyone in Richmond. Our Facebook page is a great way to learn about us, or send an email to Carolyn Chilton.
Shrine Mont Parish Weekend
Our fall parish weekend at the Diocese of Virginia Conference Center, Shrine Mont, will be on October 4-6. Click here for the registration form. Programs will include all ages and babysitting will be available. For more information please contact the Carolyn Chilton. Why should you attend? Read this wonderful story from one of last year's attendees.
The Episcopal Church Women
meet periodically for fellowship, service and informative programs. Contact the church office for the meeting schedule.
Grace and Holy Trinity Church partners with The Shepherd's Center to support "ministry with, by and for Seniors”. The Center offers opportunities for travel, classes and more! GHTC has entered into a partnership with them, advertising their services and also asking for volunteers. Click here to learn how to take advantage of their services and also how to volunteer.
The GHTC Bus
brings people to and from Westminster Canterbury on Sundays and at other times as announced. Contact Barbara Hobson- Simpson at the Church office to receive weekly mailings on the bus schedule.
Sign up for the eNews
The eNews is mailed every Wednesday and is the best way to stay informed. Please contact Barbara Hobson-Simpson to sign up.
Sunday Breakfasts are held September to May on Sunday mornings beginning at 9:15 a.m. This time of good food and great fellowship brings together people from all over the metropolitan area. Would you like to be part of the Breakfast Crew? Contact Carl Blackwell.
These informal groups bring together a cross section of members for monthly dinners. The groups may meet in homes or in restaurants and participation is great way to meet new people. Contact Carolyn Chilton to learn more.
Volunteer in Ministry
One of the best ways to make friends and find fulfillment is by volunteering for a ministry. Our A-Z Guide will tell you about our many programs. You can read about various opportunities at these links: Service, Worship, Education, Evangelism, Parish Life, Pastoral Care and Stewardship.
Small Study and Spiritual Formation Groups
GHTC Facebook Group
If you are on "Facebook" you might like to join the GHTC group there. The group is administered by Carolyn Chilton and may be found at this link. You must be logged into your Facebook account to access the link.