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Grace Episcopal Pantry Makes Large Thanksgiving Food Distribution

25 Nov , 2020  

By 1812Blockhouse

The Food Pantry at Grace Episcopal Church in Mansfield is making Thanksgiving a reality for a large number of Richland County families.

As shared recently on social media, the Thanksgiving Food Distribution resulted in some 643 families receiving food free of charge. Volunteers staffed the effort, and an underlying Richland County Foundation grant provided the financial wherewithal.

Grace Church’s Pantry operation received a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant from the Foundation earlier this year. More…

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Grace Church Welcomes Bishop As Diocese Celebrates Bicentennial

8 Feb , 2017  

There’s a celebration taking place all across northern Ohio this year, and no more so than at the corner of Third and Bowman in downtown Mansfield.

2017 marks the Bicentennial for the Diocese of Ohio, the first diocese of the Episcopal Church outside of the original thirteen colonies. For the first decades of its existence, the legal and spiritual home of the diocese was in nearby Gambier, home to Kenyon College. Kenyon was founded by Philander Chase, the first Bishop of Ohio. More…

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Sounds Of Choral Evensong Flood Grace Church

10 Oct , 2016  

As one attendee shared on social media after Sunday night’s Festival Evensong at Mansfield’s Grace Episcopal Church, “It was a step back in time. I loved the sanctuary, the atmosphere, and the music.”

The event was both an opportunity to hear choral music by British and American classical composers, as well as a benefit for Mid Ohio Opera. Members of the opera troupe sang works by Handel, Vivaldi, Tallis, Vaughn Williams and others, accompanied by Grace organist Lee Singleton. Singers included Joel Vega, Heidi Kirschenheister Vega, Lori Turner, and William Johnson. More…

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