Nestled for over a century in the picturesque farming community on the outskirts of the City of Montgomery and in the Town of Pike Road, Grace Church now stands in the center of the area’s fast growing eastern corridor. The Church is surrounded by neighborhoods and shopping centers and easily accessible by Interstate Highway 85.
At Grace Episcopal Church, experience the best of both worlds, an open-minded, warm-hearted congregation in a gracious setting of church buildings and gardens that complement the original early nineteenth century worship space — a country church thriving in an urban setting.
The Mt. Meigs area was opened for settlement in 1817. Among the immigrants drawn by the farming opportunities, afforded by the rich Black Belt soil, came a number of Episcopal families from Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia.
In 1844, newly appointed Alabama Bishop, Nicholas Hamner Cobbs, took an active interest in the area, celebrating monthly and occasional services for th…