Garden Blog – Update August 2021

By Karen Brewer As summer winds down, this writer/gardener takes time to reflect on this year’s mission garden including its successes and failures. Among the successes, we were able to harvest and donate a lot of lettuce, broccoli, and cucumbers from our early plantings.  Also, we harvested and donated quite a few green beans and […]

Garden Blog – Update July 2021

Posted by on Jul 7, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Update from Marcia Ostendorff: Pollinators, carpenter bees, and bumble bees, are helping out in the Greystone Gardens. The rabbits and deer are just helping themselves!!Good-bye green tomatoes and sweet potato vines. They left enough of the plants to keep going and give a little hope for more veggies later. The beans are blooming and, so […]

Advent at Greystone

Posted by on Dec 2, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We hope that you will join us in our celebration of Jesus’ birth which offers light to a weary world caught up in darkness. Greystone has many seasonal traditions that our community has grown to love and expect each year. This year those events may look a little different due to Covid-19, but we are […]

What’s Growing On in the Garden?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Even though we are not worshipping at church, the mission garden is still growing.  We recently donated our lettuce crop and broccoli to North Raleigh Ministries.  The summer vegetables we have planted include tomatoes, peppers, sweet potatoes, cucumber, okra and even melon plants!  Karen Brewer and Joanne Thompson are diligently watering to keep these veggies growing.    Feel […]

COVID-19 Response & Re-Opening

Posted by on Jun 2, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

in Kindness a letter from Pastor Chrissy On January 1, 2020, we began our year of kindness. We named the campaign, “Kindness Starts Here,” and planned a 12-month lineup of different topics that would help us focus our kindness to specific areas of our lives. We knew we had much to learn about practicing kindness […]

2020 Deacon Nomination Process

Posted by on Apr 14, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

THE GREYSTONE DEACON ELECTION PROCESS Annually, in accordance with the Bylaws of our Church Constitution, church members elect six members of the congregation to serve as Deacons for a three-year term. Adult men and women (18 years or older) may be nominated by the membership, provided the nominees have agreed to have their name put […]

Gardening Continues Amid COVID-19

Posted by on Apr 1, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Yes, we are still gardening in our Mission Garden! Earlier in spring before stay-at-home orders, our children planted two kinds of lettuce, which they had started from seeds. Unable to meet again to plant more spring vegetables, Karen Brewer planted broccoli plants! These crops are growing nicely. Hopefully by harvest time we will be able […]

Garden Blog – Update February 2020

Posted by on Feb 10, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Through the long days of winter, we are continuing to harvest our collard greens, but spring is coming!  Our Mission Kids plants our lettuce this week.  We planted two kinds of lettuce in special seed starting tray, and then placed the tray under our grow light.  We will anxiously wait and wait for the seeds […]

Kindness with Ourselves

by: Chris Austin Be kind to the writer! Here at the end of the “holiday season”, to have first crack at some words of wisdom about kindness as Greystone reflects on this topic for 2020? Please! And about being kind to ourselves? It’s hard enough being kind to others, but to ourselves too. Please! Here […]

Fall Men’s Breakfast

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in Events | No Comments

The weather is breaking,  it’s fall, it’s time to meet and catch-up on everything, everyone has been up to. Won’t you join us for breakfast Saturday morning, October 19th at 8:00 for a Fall Men’s Breakfast in the Fellowship Hall?  We will socialize with juice and coffee starting at 8:00 and then sit down about […]

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