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Grace Church’s 175th Anniversary Continues With This Weekend’s Evensong

18 Mar , 2022  

By 1812Blockhouse

The desire to look back and remember, and to look forward and celebrate, is a part of Grace Episcopal Church in Mansfield as its 175th anniversary commemoration continues.

This weekend, that takes the form of a Choral Evensong service to be held at the church, 41 Bowman Street.

Evensong is a church service traditionally held near sunset focused on singing psalms and other biblical canticles, and is part of Episcopal and Anglican choral tradition.  In origin, it is identical to the canonical hour of vespers, and its name comes from the Old English word oefensang, meaning vespers.

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