Grace Lutheran Office Hours:
During the Coronavirus pandemic, the church office is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
Ways to Worship
In the Sanctuary
Will be worshiping in-person in our Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall (limited capacity). Please assess your own health and be prepared to follow the GUIDELINES FOR INDOOR WORSHIP (see below In Person Worship Guidelines and Information) will have to register for attending service. Click on the button on top to register for service. If at any time, the local schools switch back to online-only instruction, indoor in-person worship will be suspended and only the livestream, services uploaded on our YouTube page and on our website.
We will continue to stream our worship on our Facebook page. Tune in on Sundays at 9:30 am to participate live with other members.
Our worship video will also be made available to watch on YouTube page
In Person Worship Guidelines and Information
Effective August 8th, 2021
Procedures for Safely Meeting at Grace Lutheran
EFFECTIVE JULY 1st
***** Even though Grace Lutheran is slowly opening back up during Coronavirus pandemic, your offerings are still needed to help with still heating/cooling the church, staff still working behind the scenes so that we can all be connected at a distance. To give online: go to menu at top left, in the drop down click on Online Offerings, the click on the donate button. You can also still mail in your offerings to the church, Grace Lutheran 301 E. Conan St. Ely, MN 55731. Thank you.
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT GRACE…..
Sunday May 16th, 2021 began our first in-person worship at Grace since March 2020. It’s an exciting step. In order to insure a smooth flow and to be able to accommodate safety guidelines, it will be necessary for you to register each Sunday that you plan to attend. If you haven’t already done so and would like to attend, please click here. www.graceinely.org or https://rsvp.church/r/wdlzF8NB
While we will not be able to have Sunday Morning Fellowship in the church, we are encouraging you gather in small groups on the parsonage lawn. Bring a chair, maybe a thermos of coffee, and a smile. (You could also make a quick stop at the Front Porch, Log Cabin Coffee, Northern Grounds, or a gas station. )
Monday, August 2nd, 2021, at 5:00pm: B&G Meeting
Tuesday, August 3rd, at 5:00pm: August Stewardship meeting on the calendar. It will be the annual kick off meeting and pot luck at the Flesvig's
Wednesday, August 4th, at 4:00pm: Worship and Music Meeting
Monday, August 9th - 15th: Pastor Eric on Vacation
Monday, August 16th, 2021 at 11:00am: Funeral for Miriam Pucel
Tuesday, August 17th, 2021 at 5:00pm: Graceful Dining @Larry & Sue Smith’s. The menu theme will be “Salads Make a Meal”
Thursday, August 19th, at 3:30pm: Finance Meeting
Thursday, August 19th, at 4:30pm: Council Meeting
Sunday, August 22nd, 2021, at 9:300am: Worship in the Park at Whiteside Park!!! Bring your own chair. Bring your own coffee. Treats will be provided after worship.
Grace Lutheran Church Closing Policy
- Grace Lutheran will follow the Ely School system when deciding to close during the school year due to inclement weather
- All church related activities will be canceled when the Ely Schools are closed or let out early
- You are encouraged to use caution when traveling, use your best judgment when road and weather conditions are more severe