Since the very beginning, our church has been a strong advocate for arts and artists. Our fellowship includes dancers, writers, artists, photographers, illustrators and dozens of musicians. We try to incorporate our love for artistic expression into our worship experience and also our everyday engagement with culture. We would love to have you use your artistic gifts to benefit our church community. Below you'll find a list of many different opportunities in the arts and music.
Grace and Peace has a long history of promoting and supporting the visual arts in its buildings, past and present. The gallery has gone by different names; The Green Room Gallery from 1981-1985 (Kingsbury storefront building), the Blue Room Gallery since 1985 (original space at Delmar and Clara) and now Kingsbury Gallery in
Screening movies from all genres while enjoying the art of good filmmaking, as well as exploring their themes that connect to our creator God.
This loosely formed group of several women periodically enhances congregational worship with the addition of sacred dance—sometimes offered at the beginning of the service, or at other times, during the Offering. Our hope is that our movement enhances the congregation’s worship experience and brings glory to Him.
Ideas for potential dances—solo or group—are generated most frequently by the Music Director, or sometimes the Dance Director, who usually choreographs the pieces.
The dancers do not meet on a regular basis, but only when preparing for an upcoming dance. Our dance style is comprised mostly of a combination of ballet, modern and jazz moves that interpret the words and/or spirit of the worship song. The dancers’ current costuming consists of a white collared leotard and flowing white ankle-length skirt, along with sashes and/or accessories (sometimes), flesh-colored tights and pink ballet shoes.
Our dances have ranged from slow and prayerful to exuberant and joyful.