All Church BBQ

Saturday, June 25, 6pm, 1527 S. Geiger St., Tacoma

Bruce and Betsy Erickson will be hosting a BBQ at their home. They’ll provide the main dish and the rest of us can bring things to grill or whatever other side dishes and desserts. Dinner is at 6pm, but there’s more. Show up at their house at 3pm if you want to head down with us to Titlow Beach to play before dinner. There’s a spray park, playground, beach, and the Ericksons are making a scavenger hunt (with prizes!). It’s going to be a great day. If you’re coming, RSVP to

Out in the Park

Saturday, July 9, 12-5pm, S. 9th and Pacific

Out in the Park, Rainbow Center’s Annual LGBTQA Pride Celebration. This is a family-friendly event that features over 100 street-side vendors, live performances by musicians, cirque performers, vaudeville and drag acts, as well as guest speakers and dignitaries. Urban Grace will be hosting a booth during Out in the Park, enjoying our neighbors and the beautiful weather. Come visit us!

Beach Day

Sunday, July 24, 1pm, 6006 106th Ave NW, Gig Harbor

Hosted by George & Sheila Kovats. Come join us for an afternoon on the Puget Sound. More details to come…

Summer Day Camp!

July 25-29, 9am-3pm, First United Methodist Church (621 Tacoma Ave. S.)

In partnership with other local churches, join us daily from 9AM-3:00PM . Chidren ages 3-11 (must be potty trained and able to use te bathroom without assisatnce) Snacks will be provided, children must bring a lunch each day. Cost is $50/Child, $40/2nd Child, $30/3rd child, $20/4th child. More information to follow. Would you like to volunteer?

Day Hike

Saturday, August 6, 9am, Location TBD

Hosted by Abbie & Cyrus Brown. Join us for this family-friendly hike. More details to come…

Worship in the Park & Annual Bocce Ball Tournament

Sunday, August 14, 10:30am, Wright Park

Join Urban Grace for Worship in the Park, followed by our Annual Bocce Ball Tournament & Picnic. It will be a great time of fellowship and afterwards you can come eat, play, and/or watch the fun! Bring your own team of two or create a team when you come. No experience or athletic ability necessary. Special prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Please bring a blanket, lawn chairs, and a potluck dish to share.

24th Annual Ice Cream Social & BBQ

Sunday, August 28, 1pm, 9103 Golden Given Rd. E., Tacoma

Bring yourself, your favorite salad, side dish or beverage, and your lawn chair! Hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream, coffee, and juice will be provided. This event is very kid-friendly! Fun for the whole  family! Hosted by Don &  Charolette Summers, 253-537-6063.

Weekly Bible Study & Fellowship

Wednesdays, 6:30pm, Parlor

Sean Dean teaches our long-running Bible study and potluck. They are currently studying the book of Genesis. Dinner starts at 6pm and everyone brings a dish to share. The Bible study starts at 6:30pm. Everyone is invited to both or either part of the night.

Men’s Bible Study & Breakfast

Thursdays, 7am, Parlor

This group meets for breakfast and a discussion of the lectionary texts. The diversity of voices and long held friendships make for a very lively and fascinating conversation.

Vespers at Harbor View

919 S. Fawcett, Tacoma

Join others from Urban Grace on the First Sunday of each month for a vespers service for the residents and friends of Harbor View Manor Retirement Center on Fawcett right around the corner from Urban Grace! Vespers begin at 5:00 p.m. in the main lounge area. We’d like for others from UG to share in the worship experience and meet and greet new friends and neighbors of Harbor View. Please note: Vespers happen every Sunday evening but Urban Grace leads the service on the first Sunday.

Ten Tiny Dances

Sunday, June 19, 6pm, Jazzbones
MLKBallet is back at it again with a spectacular show for all ages. An incredible lineup you won’t want to miss! Ten Tiny Dances is a unique dance performance on the round at a loved Tacoma venue. The evening will boast a variety of acts performed by incredibly talented PNW artists on a tiny 4×4 foot stage while you enjoy treats and drinks for purchase from the crew at Jazzbones. A raffle and silent auction with dazzling items will be available to partake in and the best thing of all is that ALL proceeds (tickets, raffle, auction) will go straight to MLKBallet’s scholarship fund at Tacoma City Ballet. Help make a young dancer’s dreams come true 🙂 Tickets are available now! Seating is limited so get them, soon!