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Hope amidst the darkness -Carly Reiner

“In Your name I will hope, for Your name is good.” (Psalm 52:9) I have spent three weeks now at Anna Julia Cooper Episcopal School, a faith-based school located in Richmond’s East End, providing full-tuition scholarships to students of limited … Continue reading

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The Journey

By. James Alexander “Home is behind, The world ahead, and there are many paths to tread” Pippin, Lord of the Rings by J. R.R. Tolkien While my physical journey didn’t start until August 12th. My mental, and spiritual journey however … Continue reading

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A Sermon For Reflection

On Sunday, June 18th I gave the sermon, it was a reflection on Grace on the Hill and our experiences. I have felt so much overwhelming love for this community and Richmond, thank you all. I hope to see you … Continue reading

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The Teacher Becomes the Student

By Katherine Gaines In college, I was a mentor through Big Brothers, Big Sisters. It was one of the best things I did during my time at school. I had never been on the receiving end of a mentor relationship … Continue reading

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Thank You!

Dear Friends of Grace-on-the-Hill, On Friday, we gathered to recognize and celebrate the work and plans of so many people that came together to make Grace-on-the-Hill a reality five years ago. We have come so far, and we have more … Continue reading

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The Guacamole Tree

By Lauren Gustafson A couple Sundays ago I was standing in the kitchen with Erin and Celal. Erin and I were making guacamole while Celal made nachos. I cut the avocado in half and scoop it out into a bowl, … Continue reading

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“How do you like living at Grace-on-the-Hill?”

By Erin Monaghan “How do you like living at Grace-on-the-Hill?” I have been asked this¬†question since the first week I moved to Richmond. My¬†short answer? “Its great!” And it is; but that’s not the whole answer. Throughout this season of … Continue reading

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