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July 31, 2012 Grand Haven, Michigan. Local Church to Hold Community Prayer Service Morning of Parade
Each year, during the Saturday morning of the Coast Guard parade, crowds began filling downtown Grand Haven to get the best spot for the annual parade. As an effort to reach out to those looking for something to do in the morning before the parade begins, a local church is going to be hosting a community prayer service.
St. Johns Episcopal Church is located on Washington Avenue downtown, right across from the parade grandstands. At 10:00 am on Saturday, August 4, they will hold a service of Morning Prayer for any who wish to come. The parish hopes their downtown location will make them a convenient place for worship and prayer as people make their way to or from their seats along the parade route.
Morning Prayer is a beautiful but simple liturgy in our Book of Common Prayer. It frames ones approach to the day in the presence of God and community. Im looking forward to our parish family sharing this part of our Anglican heritage with guests and visitors, said the Very Rev. Jared C. Cramer, rector of St. Johns. As we celebrate the Coast Guard on that day, it seems fitting to spend some time in shared worship and prayer for our community, nation, and world.
For more information, residents and guests can contact the Parish Office at 616-842-6260 or visit the parish website at www.stjohnsepiscopal.com.
St. Johns Episcopal Church is a diverse Christian community in the heart of downtown Grand Haven. One of the oldest places of worship in Grand Haven, they seek to blend historic liturgy with challenging education and active outreach. They gather together for worship on Sundays at 8:30am and 10:45am and on Wednesdays at Noon.
July 31, 2012