Posted: December 28, 2022

News for Sunday, January 1, 2023

Easter 2022

Upcoming Events

01/06 | Epiphany Parents’ Night Out – 5:00 p.m. (Truckle Cheese Bar)
01/08 | Parish Forum: St. Andrew’s School – 9:30 a.m. (First Floor Classroom)
01/14 | VCU Commonwealth Singers & Yale Glee Club Concert – 3:00 p.m. (Church)
01/15 | Pilgrimage Interest Meeting – 9:30 a.m. (First Floor Classroom)
01/17 | VCU Alumni Basketball Social – 5:00 p.m. (Siegel Center)
01/18 | Vestry Meeting – 5:30 p.m. (First Floor Classroom)
01/19 | Senior Tea with The Rector – 1:30 p.m. (The Commonwealth Club)
01/22 | Confirmation Retreat #3 – 12:00 p.m. (Roslyn Center)
01/29 | Music for a Cause Concert Benefiting St. Andrew’s School – 3:00 p.m. (Parish Hall)


Baptism Offered
If you would like to receive the sacrament of Holy Baptism for yourself or for your child(ren),  please contact Grace & Holy Trinity’s Rector, The Rev. Duane Nettles.

Flowers on the Altar
This Sunday’s altar flowers are given to the glory of God. If you would like to remember or honor a loved one by giving the altar flowers, please contact Judy Bowman at 804-359-5628 (ext. 14), with dates and specific requests (such as colors and/or particular flowers). The cost is $100. You may mail a check or handle the cost online at


Pilgrimage Interest Meeting – January 15
On January 15th, at 9:30 a.m. in the first floor classroom there will be an interest meeting for the youth pilgrimage this coming summer. This year, we are hoping to connect to our American Episcopal history culminating with a trip to the National Cathedral. Please join us for more information as we gauge interest and dream of the road ahead. A recording of the meeting will be available for those unable to attend. Questions? Contact Kyle Bomar.

Confirmation Retreat – January 22
On January 22nd from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. we will have our next Confirmation Retreat at Roslyn Center. The confirmands will be exploring what it means to be an Episcopalian. If you would like more information about how you or your youth could be involved please contact Kyle Bomar.

Parish Life

Parents’ Night Out – January 6
Our successful Parents’ Night Out series continues on January 6th, 2023. Parents, please plan to drop off your children of all ages at the church for an evening of fun and fellowship. Childcare is provided from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and dinner is provided. Parents are invited to gather at Truckle Cheese Bar, owned by parishioner Maggie Bradshaw, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. before you go off to enjoy your evening. Be sure to register using this form by Wednesday, January 4th, 2023.

Calling all Rams: VCU Hoops vs. UMass – January 17
Parishioners who are VCU alumni or faculty (current or retired) are invited to join the Campus Ministry for a Rams basketball game on Tuesday, January 17th, 2023. The night will include a tour of the development center (which rivals some NFL and NBA training facilities,) photo opportunities with Rodney the Ram, and of course, the ball game versus UMass. If you have a connection to VCU and would like to attend, please contact Cathy Saunders.

Senior Tea with The Rector – January 19
Parishioners of a Certain Age are invited to The Commonwealth Club on January 19th at 1:30 p.m. for afternoon tea with Grace & Holy Trinity’s Rector, The Rev. Duane Nettles, in honor of their accumulated wisdom, and mostly to enjoy each other’s company. Please sign up by Tuesday, January 16th, 2023: online using the registration form at, by using the paper sign-up on the Connect Table, or by contacting Lauren Frazier in the parish office at (804) 359-5628 x23.


VCU Commonwealth Singers & Yale Glee Club Concert – January 14
The Commonwealth Singers at VCU and the Yale Glee Club will perform a concert at Grace & Holy Trinity Church on Saturday, January 14th, at 3:00 p.m. in the church. More details about this wonderful concert will be coming soon. Please mark this date on your calendars.

Music for a Cause: 100 Years of Song Benefiting St. Andrew’s School – January 29
Come out for our first annual outreach fundraiser “Music for a Cause” on Sunday, January 29th, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the parish hall. Enjoy a beautiful concert, delicious food, and auction benefiting St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, located four blocks from Grace & Holy Trinity. Join the incredible soloists of Grace and Holy Trinity Church in the Parish Hall for “100 Years of Song” featuring popular songs from the 20th Century, including well-known favorites from George Gershwin, Henry Mancini, and Dolly Parton! St. Andrew’s School is an independent, K-5 elementary school located in Richmond’s Oregon Hill neighborhood. Local philanthropist Grace Arents founded the school in 1894. There are 96 students educated by this tuition-free, Episcopal school.

Help Us Share Your News

We invite you to share your announcements about ministries of the parish by sending them to by Monday two weeks before your announcement will run in the weekly eNews and the bulletin announcements. If you’d prefer to call to share your announcement, please contact Paul Evans in the parish office at (804) 359-5628.

For more information, visit the News page or call the church at (804) 359-5628.

Sunday Services

8:00 AM • 10:30 AM • 5:00 PM

Wednesday Compline

* Compline will resume January 18th, 2023.

Friday Healing

12:00 PM

Recent Worship

To watch the videos from Christmas Eve, December 24th, and Christmas Day, December 25th click the links below.

Christmas Day

Christmas Eve

*The church offices will be closed from December 26th, 2022 – January 2nd, 2023.