Brandywine Collaborative Ministries

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December 12, 2021                Holy Eucharist

The Third Sunday in Advent

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BCM is pleased to offer in-person worship at all 3 BCM churches.  On Sundays a video recording of the most recent BCM Eucharistic Service is available on YouTube and Facebook

COVID-19 protocols adhere to CDC and Diocese of Delaware guidelines, and BCM Mask Policy. For more information, please visit  https://delaware.church/COVID-19 Response/c                                                             

In order for the protection of everyone at all indoor gatherings on BCM premises :

♦   it is required that COVID masks be worn by all regardless of  COVID vaccination status. 
♦    The BCM requires all choir members to wear masks when singing anthems and hymns.

Holy Eucharist December 12, 2021:   Bulletin

cccChurch of the Ascension:                c    9:00 am

cccCalvary Church:                             c  10:30 am

cccGrace Church (Grace Chapel):          c10:00 am

cccBCM Online:                                     cc   9:00 am on YouTube or Facebook 

Pax Latina (en linea): sabados a las 5:00 pm  YouTube o Facebook

Morning Prayer via Facebook, First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am.   (streaming live from the Guild Room at Calvary Church)   c

Note:Brandywine Collaborative Ministries Online Worship Services are conducted and livestreamed at scheduled times and are then published on the YouTube channel and Facebook site for viewing upon request: BCM Videos on Request 


Worship with Us

BCM has regathered and is pleased to offer in-person worship at all 3 BCM churches (Ascension, Calvary and Grace) at scheduled times every Sunday.

COVID-19 protocols that are being followed adhere to CDC and Diocese of Delaware guidelines. For more information, please visit  https://delaware.church/COVID-19 Response/.

The following services are being live streamed, recorded and available for viewing at the respective video libraries: Facebook or YouTube 

    + Holy Eucharist: Sundays at 9am  from Church of the Ascension

    + Pax Latina (spanish compline): sabados a las 5:00 pm  

    + Morning Prayer: 1st Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am from Calvary Church  

Church of the Ascension


Church of the Ascension 3717 Philadelphia Pike Claymont, DE 19703

Holy Eucharist: Sundays 9:00 a.m.

Sunday School: suspended

Calvary Episcopal Church 


Calvary Episcopal Church 304 Lore Ave        Wilmington, DE 19809

Holy Eucharist: Sundays at 10:15 a.m. starting Sunday June 13, 2021  

Note: Sunday June 6, Holy Baptism, Holy Confirmatiion and Hol Eucharist will be celebratred at Grace Episcopal Church at 10:00 am

Grace Episcopal Church


Grace Episcopal Church 4900 Concord Pike Wilmington, DE 19803

Holy Eucharist: Sundays at 10:00 am.

Sunday School: suspended

Announcements

Sunday Social Hour Needs You

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Thank you to all the hosts who have hosted Social Hours (Coffee Hours) this year.  Would you consider volunteering for this ministry? It can be as simple as providing store-bought cokies and pitchers of water. If you are looking to save time, you can pick up a box of Joe at any Dunkin store or coffee/bagel shop.

Our Social Hour is enjoyed by many and is a wonderful way to get to know some of your fellow parishoners. sign up on the Coffee Hour Hosts poster or call the Parish Office for more information.

Ring the Bell

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BCM raised $18,305.00 !! This donation enabled Camp Arrowhead to buy an outdoor fire pit, 3 teak backless benches and 5 Adirondack chairs.  The remaining $305 was added to the capaign fund.  Thank you for your generous support.

Greeting Cards Needed

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Do you happen to have some extra greeting cards of all kinds that you will not be using?  Your chuch can make good use of your greeting charge donations. Place them in the basket outside the church or call your Parish Office for more details.  At Grace we want to thank Joan Roberge who sent cards to parishioners for many years and to Beth Ricciardi who is taking over that ministry.

Ditty Boxes are almost ready for wrapping

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If you are able to help, we are wrapping filled boxes after the serice at Grace on Sunday December 5.

Please have all donations in by November 28.

Invite! Welcome! Connect!

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at Church of the Ascension, Greeters and Ushers needed.  If you could volunteer at least one Sunday a month, please contact the Church Office staff.

Become an Usher

at Calvary Church, contact the parish office if you would like to serve. Please let Mary Morgan know your availability. You may either call the office and leave a message, 302-764-2027 or email the office at:  Calvary304@aol.com

at Grace Church, contact Cathy Diamond or call the parish office if you think this is a way you would like to serve.

It's a small time commitment but a wonderful way to meet members of your BCM church and become involved (mostly on Sundays.)

Grocery Cards Available

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Your church will receive 5% of card cost

Grocery Cards are available:at Church of the Ascension. Please call the Church office (302) 798-6683 with your request and your card will be in the church during office hours.

And at Grace  Church every 1st and 3rd Sunday folowing the 10am serice. You may also contact Diane Wegner directly at diane.wegner@gmail.com. Contact Diane Wegner at (302).388.2239.  If there is no answer, leave a message and Diane will get back to you.or  eave a message or call her cell phone at (302) 

BEWARE  Requests via eMail 

The Clergy, Staff and Offices will neBrandywine Collaborative Ministries ver send an email requesting urgent help or favor.   Please remember never send money via an email request nor purchase gift cards. When in doubt please make a phone call. The BCM Office voicemail is checked as message are received. 302-478-9533.

SCAM  ALERT

SCAM ALERT  If you are not sure if the request is legitimate, please call your Parish Office or the BCM Office directly. The scammers will use a recognizable name; however, the email address is bogus.

Please do not respond to these email requests, as the scammers may be able to hack into your system.

EVENTS

All BCM EVENTS have have been moved to the BCM Events page

BCM Events is a new addition to websites of the BCM churches to provide a combined view of the many activities taking place at Church of the Ascension, Calvary and Grace churches, where all are invited to participate.

BCM Expands Its Social Media Presence                            

 

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Instagram

Brandywine Collaborative Ministries are also now on Instagram. You may follow us at  brandywinecollaborative   We will be adding content as often as possible.,  Remember to like, share, subscribe and follow.


BCM YouTube Channel

 You may subscribe to this channel by going to YouTube and searching the name:  Brandywine Collaborative Ministries.  Please subscribe so you will be notified when we have new content published on our channel. Remember to like, share, subscribe and follow.


There is an Instagram link near the  top riight of this webpage for your convenience.





SUNDAY WORSHIP YOUTUBE INSTRUCTIONS & LINK

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