South Coast Today: Stone structures blessed prior to return to tower

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Four carved stone pinnacles will soon return to their prominent location at the base of the steeple at the Grace Episcopal Church tower.  As Bishop Gayle E. Harris blessed the pinnacles Sunday at a special service at the church, she reminded the worshipers that these structures have an important symbolic message.  They serve as a reminder to “lift our hearts and minds,’’ she said.  She described the worshipers as “the living stones of the church,’’ who are called to go out into the world and serve. They represent "a sense of being elevated, of us being uplifted'' to share the word of God and to serve others, she said.

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