Kristin Groth, center, with sponsors at her baptism at The Great Vigil of Easter, March 31, 2013. More pictures by Andrew Bisdale can be viewed here
2012 Great Vigil of Easter. For more Vigil pictures by Andrew Bisdale, click here.
Folk from Grace serving at the Walk-In-Dinner in Hackensack. Photo by Andrew Bisdale
Father Robert Rhodes and Rabbi Debra Orenstein
Bishop Beckwith with lay and clergy deputies to the 2012 General Convention.
Some of Newark's deputies to the General Convention.
Grace's booth at the 2012 Westwood Pride Day. More picture can be seen by clicking
Parishioners at the Grace Church booth at Westwood Heritage Day, May 22, 2011. Photo: Andrew Bisdale
Team Grace Westwood, Hospitality Division, serving dinner in Hackensack.
Team Grace Westwood at the 19th annual BIke Bergen on April 29, 2012, where they Help Fight Homelessness in Bergen County. A link to an article in the Record can be found here
Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Way (Stations) of the Cross are Fridays at 6 pm during Lent
Join us for a Mardi Gras party on Shrove Tuesday from 6 to 9 pm. More details by clicking here
At his Episcopal Visit on Sunday, January 15, 2012, Bishop Beckwith blessed the new baptismal font dedicated to the memory of Joan Waneck. Photo by Andrew Bisdale
Preparing for Christmas at Grace Church Parishioners pose with some of the 38 gifts provided by the people of Grace that are going to five families in need associated with Apostles' House in Newark.
Grace Episcopal Church in Westwood was honored at Christ Church CDC's "Thanks for Giving" event on November 17 held at United Water headquarters in Harrington Park. The church was cited for its leadership in helping end homeless and hunger in Bergen County. Pictured above are a representative fraction of the church's members who regularly minister to those in need at the Housing, Health, and Human Services Center in Hackensack.
A participant in the annual Animal Blessing. More photos by Andrew Bisdale can be viewed by clicking here
Photos by Wendy Erickson can be viewed by clicking here
Watch this space for photo of new font.
Grace Church choir, spouses and clergy overseers at their 2011 picnic
Reserve sacrament at Altar of Repose.
Palm Sunday 2011. See more pictures by clicking here
A busy pre-Holy Week Altar Guild
Pictures from the Mardi Gras event which took place on March 8, 2011 can be viewed by clicking here
The women of Grace Church gathered for their annual Advent dinner on Monday, December 13, 2010. It was an evening of watching, waiting and revelry. More pictures can be viewed here.
On Sunday, November 21, during a festive Sunday Stewardship Brunch, the members and leadership of Grace Church pledged a portion of all the gifts they have received from God back to God, and to each other as Christ's Body the Church, placing symbols of those gifts on an altar in the Large Parish Hall in hope and trust that these, and all of the gifts that God gives us, will be used to further God's saving work in the world.
Grace members and friends gathered at the Okunlola's home on October 30, where the saints in the Church Militant swapped stories about their favorite saints in the Church Triumphant. More pictures can be viewed here
St. Francis Blessing of the Animals, October 3, 2010. More pictures can be viewed here.
Grace at Walk-In Dinner, September 2, 2010. More pictures can be viewed here
Palm Sunday, 2010.
On Sunday, May 2 at Trinity & St. Philips Cathedral in Newark seven of our own were Confirmed by Bishop Mark Beckwith. A link to Rick Marshall's photographs of the event can be accessed by clicking here
. A video from the event can be viewed by clicking here
Team Grace Westwood, 2010.
First fire of Easter, 2010
The Great Vigil. Photo: Peter Stokes, Jr.
Members of the St. Martha's Guild with gifts prepared for mariners
Gustav Rosenlof, "Grace Church Sanctuary, Pentecost V," 2008, watercolor. (detail, click on picture for full view)
Scene from the Sunday, October 4, 2009 St. Francis Animal Blessing. For more photos, click here.
Father Rhodes celebrating at the Easter Vigil, 2009. Photo: Peter Stokes
Some of the children being served by the Carryou ministry.
Blessing of the Bikes on April 26, 2009. To see additional photos, click
Daisy Toppin, Marge Christie and Theresa Peter, at the April meeting of St. Martha's Guild, exam some of the supplies donated by the people of Grace Church to the North Porch Women and Infant's Center.
The mysteries of the Sacristy revealed: preparing for Holy Week.
Members of the St. Martha's Guild showing their handiwork, which will benefit Shelter Our Sisters.
Snow and cold didn't keep parishioners from our January 18, 2009 Annual Meeting
Jim Freeman, Father Rhodes and Mary Sunden with some of the gifts for this year's Christmas outreach ministry.
Father Rhodes and Bishop Beckwith following the Celebration of a New Ministry.
Animal Blessing 2008. More pictures can be viewed by clicking here.
Grace Church's booth at Westwood Heritage Day event, May 18, 2008
Father Rob Rhodes shortly after his first mass as Rector, June 18, 2008. Click on picture for larger view
Father John Mitchell celebrating a Christmas Eve Mass, 2007.
Jim Delaney, Kathryn MacCourt, Donald MacCourt, Larry Sunden, Leslie Bisdale, John Mitchell and Tom Bisdale at the luncheon honoring Kathryn's 25 years of service.
Rector-elect The Rev'd Robert R. Rhodes and his wife, Lisa Copland
Flowers at Five Corners, May 10, 2008.
Bunmi, Iyi, Dave and Larry serving at the Walk-In Dinner in Hackensack.
The Altar of Repose
Rehearsing for Holy Week
John Dowdie, Larry Toppin, Jim Freeman, and Dot Weaver prepare to deliver Angel Tree presents on December 22.
2007 St. Francis Animal Blessing. For more photos, click here.
Grace Church's annual St. Francis Animal Blessing is Sunday September 30th at noon. All pets and their staff are welcome.
A reason to join choir: attending its annual picnic. The choir resumes it music ministry September 9.
Members of the search committee at an undisclosed location conducting phone interviews.
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The 2007 Pascack Valley Church Softball League champions.
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Choristers, friends, family and clergy overseers at 2007 annual Choir Picnic.
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Palm Sunday procession
Palm Sunday procession
Grace Church's Evans Roache, center with back to camera, acting as Thurifer at the consecration of Mark Beckwith
Photo by Steven Boston
Grace Church's 2006 Confirmation Class with their adult sponsors and Bishop Carol Joy Gallagher
Friends and members of Grace Church singing at the Hackensack Courthouse. See article in The Dove. Photo by Rafael Juliano
Fr. John blessing Trey Gardner.