Calvary Episcopal Church

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Holy Eucharist, 2nd Sunday of Lent, February 28, 2021 via Facebook at 9 am   Facebook Link    Bulletin

Pax Latina, Spanish Compline, el sábado, febrero 20 del 2021 via Facebook a las 5 pm   Enlace de Facebook    Boletin  

Sunday School will resume via Zoom at 11 am.  If you would like to participate, contact Amanda Burris at   acmarshall6@gmail.com to be added to the meeting list for Sunday School.

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

“Do your best to remain safe and continue to remember that our hope is in the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth."  Ketlen+

Welcome to Calvary Church

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Calvary Episcopal Church is a Christian community in the Episcopal tradition. We welcome all people and seek to live in faithful witness to the message of Christ through worship and through service to others, reflecting the manifest glory of God.

Please look around our website and feel at home. We have been a vibrant part of the community in North Wilmington, Delaware, near Bellefonte, for over 150 years. We are proud to be part of the Episcopal Church of the United States of America and the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware.

If you have any questions, please let us know. Come visit us! We’d love to help you get to know why Calvary is so special.

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Worship

Calvary Episcopal Church  304 Lore Ave                     Wilmington, DE 19809

Until further notice, and due to COVID-19 recom-mendations, all BCM worship services and events are conducted via remote participation through the BCM Facebook page.

Holy Eucharist 

Sundays: 10:00 am at Calvary.  with choir.and organ 

Morning Prayer suspended:                 First Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am

Taizé suspended (pronounced Tayzay) is a contemplative worship style originating in the Taizé community in France.

Announcements

BCM Coffee Chat - Sundays 10:15 am. Zoom link distributed via eMail to BCM members

BCM Presents: Lenten Series 3/03/21 through 3/24/21 begins at 6:30pm on Wednesdays with a fellowship opportunity followed by a Clergy presentation. Zoom link will be provided to participants.

  • 3/03/21 My Favorite Bible Character of Rev. Marta.  
  • 3/10/21 My Favorite Bible Character of Rev. Marta
  • 3/17/21 My Favorite Bible Character of BCM clergy: Revs. Ketlen, Chris and Marta.
  • 3/24/21 Favorite Bible Characters of BCM members

Pain & Prayer Project Are you curious about the effects of prayer on pain management?  The Episcopal Church in Delaware is collaborating with The Brigham and Women’s Dept of Anesthesia and Pain Management in a survey study online. Folks 18 years or older with chronic pain are offered the opportunity to   participate, regardless of religious affiliation.

> For info:  https://rally.partners.org/study/prayerandpainstudy

> Email: prayerpain@gmail.com

> or Call: (302) 803-6818.

Preparation Class for Confirmation, Reception, and Reaffirmation will begin on March 7th, 2021. If interested,  please contact the church office or speak with a BCM Clergy team member. Classes will be Sunday afternoons from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.

Camp Arrowhead - Open for 2021 Registration is now being accepted for Camp Arrowhead 2021 Summer season. Space is limited so visit the Camp Arrowhead Online registration site.  https://www.camparrowhead.net

BCM Pledge envelopes will be available in the back of the church once we reopen. If you would like to pick up your envelopes earlier, please contact the church office to arrange a pick up time.

Events

Join us for Stories of Freedom & Justice by the Choir School of Delaware on Feb 28 at 4 pm featuring poetry from authors of color, including Paul Lawrence Dunbar, Jacob Lawrence, and Delaware's Twin Poet Laureates set to music. Participate after the concert in a community social and composer talk-balk.


Our Black History Month concert this year is streamed at no cost to you, live from Grace Episcopal Church. Click link beow to reserve your admission:  Admission-Link

Holy Eucharist Altar Flowers:  Download the 2021 Altar Flowers Sponsorship Form to organize your sponsorship of altar flowers. Then communicate with Joanne Records at: (302).478.9533 graceplace3@comcast.net

Donations Needed: We are still in need of items for backpacks for the Brandywine Education Foundation, hats and gloves for the Angel Tree and nutritious food for the Food Pantry. 

Ditty Box Items are being collected to fulfill the 100 shoe boxes that Tom Marshall’s team wraps each year for the Seamen’s Center of Wilmington. Items needed are:
toothbrushes, toothpastes, combs, deodorants, shampoos, hats and scarves, razors, chap sticks, playing cards, hand lotions, socks, soaps, pens, pencils, sewing kits and crackers. Items may be dropped off at the parish office. Any questions, please contact Tom Marshall or the parish office.

Grocery cards for Giant, Shop Rite and Acme are available.  Contact Diane Wegner at 302.388.2239.  If there is no answer, leave a message and Diane will get back to you.

SCAM ALERT

Please be aware that there are email and texting scammers targeting various organizations including churches. Please remember to never reply to any email that is requesting help financially or otherwise. Even if the name is a person you know.

If you receive an email or text request for financial assistance in any form from a church member /clergy or parish office please call the parish office and we can let you know if it is a legitimate request.

It is important for you to know that the Church or Clergy will never request gift cards for any type of financial help.

“The Lord bless you, and keep you; 

The Lord make His face to shine upon you, and be gracious unto you;

The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace.”

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