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All are welcome at Grace Church, Merchantville!

Love God.   Love Others.  Be Disciples for Christ.

7 E. Maple Avenue Merchantville, NJ 08109
(856) 665-4117


Sundays 8 AM – Holy Eucharist, in person

Sundays 10 AM – Holy Eucharist, in person and online

Tuesdays 4 PM – Healing Eucharist, in person

Weeknights (Monday – Friday) 7:30 PM – Compline (night prayers), online

Online: https://www.facebook.com/GraceChurchMerchantville/

*No Facebook account needed.

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Food Pantry

Wednesdays 11 AM – 1 PM
Please click on the Food Pantry & Thrift Shoppe tab for more specific information.

St. Clare’s Thrift Shop

Fridays & Saturdays 10 AM – 2 PM


Second Tuesday of the month 7 PM

Mission Statement

We are a welcoming and diverse community of faith that seeks to follow the way of
Jesus Christ by serving and worshiping God.

Our beliefs:

  • Worshiping in the love of Christ’s teachings and the Episcopal tradition reveals God more clearly so that we understand His call to us and live a life of faith.
  • Every spiritual journey is unique and nurtured by curiosity about God and the
    nature of faith.
  • We show our love of Jesus through outreach to the world around us.
  • Stewardship, the nurturing of our earth and the sharing of our resources and
    gifts, is an essential part of who we are.
  • An awareness of critical issues inspires us to align ourselves with the
    teachings of Jesus.
  • Opportunities for fellowship strengthen the bonds of a community.
  • Christian education at all ages deepens our relationship with God.

Worshiping and Serving Since 1873

Groups, Organizations, Individuals Meeting at Grace

Boy Scout Troop 118:  Not active 


Cherry Valley Model Railroad Club: Tuesdays 7:00pm


Alcoholics Anonymous “But for the Grace of God”: Wednesdays 7:00pm


Alcoholics Anonymous “Young Men of Merchantville”: Thursdays 8:00pm


Food Addicts Anonymous: Thursdays 7:00pm

Ted Warschal and Terence Smith, Professional Artists: Weekday Studios

Maple Shade Arts Council: Seasonally and for select performances

Please check our Events@Grace tab for any upcoming Events and Activities.

Parish Activities

 Coffee Hour: Sundays, immediately following the 10:00 AM service

Children’s Church: First Sunday of the month during the 10:00 AM service

Sunday School: Second and Fourth Sundays, 9:00 AM

Episcopal Church Women (E.C.W.): Second Saturday of the month, 10:00 AM

Family Choir Rehearsal: Thursdays, 7:00 – 9:00 PM and Sundays, 9:15 AM

St. Paul’s, Camden Pancake Breakfast Program: First Sunday of the month, meet, cook, and serve with the underserved population in Camden, NJ at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 422 Market St.

6 thoughts on “About

  1. I was baptized and confirmed at Grace Church in 1943.
    I am glad you are still going strong.
    God be with you in your search for a new Rector.
    I am in Venice Fl. at The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.
    we are just starting to look for a new Rector.
    God Be With You,
    Robert Welham,


    1. I was also baptized and confirmed at Grace Church in the 1940s. Fr Albert Van Duzer was our much loved Rector during this time. After recently going through a lengthy discernment process we have happily found our new Rector and have enthusiastic welcomed Fr Bob Fitzpatrick and his wife Cathy.
      I wish you all the best in your search.

      Your last name sounds familiar to me. Wonder if we might have known one another back then…..


    1. Hello Michael,
      I apologize for the delay in our response to you. Thank you so much for thinking of Grace Church and St. Clare’s Thrift Shoppe!
      Yes, we are accepting donations to our St. Clare’s Thrift Shoppe. You can leave donations at any time at the red door entrance to the church adjacent to our parking lot. Because of Covid-19 regulations, we are not allowed to accept donations of any toys or electronics at this time. Thank you again, and God Bless you!


  2. Hello I have an abundance of items that I would like to donate to your church. Please let me know ASAP when and where to drop the items off. Thank you.


    1. Hi, Michelle. Thank you so much for considering our St. Clare’s Thrift Shoppe to receive your donations! We gratefully accept donations any day of the week at the parking lot entrance to the church lobby (steps going up to double red doors from the driveway/parking lot). If you are able to drop off on Tuesdays from 10 AM-12 NOON or Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM-2 PM, that is even more appreciated because we have more volunteers available at those times. Thank you again, and God bless you!


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