September 17 Update

Dear Grace Members & Friends:

Welcome Back Sunday & BBQ Lunch

Our fall worship services are starting up beginning with our Welcome Back event this weekend. This Sunday join us for Outdoor Worship with lots of music at 10:30 a.m. and then stay for a barbecue afterward. All are welcome. Wear comfortable clothes, bring a mask, a lawn chair and a sunhat. Meet old friends and make new ones! The taped version of the Outdoor Worship service will be available online later in the week. 

Upcoming Worship Services


Call the office to book your seat. Taped videos of all indoor services will be available each Sunday shortly after noon. Join us in person or online for Sunday Morning Worship Services. We hope that both weekly live-streaming and taped services will be available again soon. 

Sunday, September 26,10:30 a.m. 

Animal Blessing
This will be a shortened indoor service with pets welcome. Bring your pet and participate in the pet blessing as we acknowledge St Francis of Assisi Day. Treats for pets. Also, in honour of Indigenous children and the “Every Child Matters,” please consider wearing an orange shirt to church. 

Sunday, October 3, 10:30 a.m.,  World Communion & Stewardship Sunday

Sunday, October 10,  10:30 a.m., Thanksgiving Sunday

Sunday, October 17,  10:30 a.m., Social Justice Sunday
We focus on Guaranteed Liveable Income on International Day for the Elimination of Poverty

Sunday, October 24,  10:30 a.m., 60th Anniversary Service with guest preacher and musician, Rev. Paul Rumbolt. Lunch following.


Sunday, September 26, 11:30 a.m., Worship 

Wednesday, September 29, 7 p.m., Property 

Tuesday, October 5, 10 a.m., Outreach  

Wednesday, October 6, 1 p.m., Administration

Friday, October 8, 10 a.m.,  Stewardship & Finance


Memorial Hall will be reserved for the Federal Election on Monday, September 20. Elections Canada will abide by COVID-19 protocols for the safety of all Poll Workers and Voters. 

Join us on Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m. for worship. See the livestream information on this page for the link to this week’s service on the Grace United Church Barrie YouTube channel.



Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery (Barrie & Bradford locations)
Reminder – Grace has been accepted into the Bradford Greenhouses Garden Gallery fundraising program for 2021 that runs through to October 15. Advise the cashier prior to the sale being inputted so Grace gets credit. Five percent (5%) of Grace-designated sales will be issued to Grace as a gift card. Taxes and gift certificate purchases are excluded from the program. – Barb Moore

For updates or additions, email the Grace Office or call Barb Mercer at 705.728.6734.

Rev. Susan Eagle • 705.817.3402 • 705.792.9267 •

For more information about meetings and activities, or sharing news, email the Grace Office — — or call 705.734.0760.


Monday • Wednesday • Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. • 705.734.0760

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