Grace 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 Grace Episcopal Church

You're Invited!

Drop by any Sunday morning to experience our worship service and to meet the people who make Grace Episcopal Church such a wonderful place. We are located at 4900 Concord Pike (Rte 202) in Brandywine Hundred, across from the Concord Mall. For other information or directions see our visitors page here   

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Grace Episcopal Church            4900 Concord Pike                     Wilmington, DE 19803

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

Holy Eucharist in the Chapel at Grace: 

  • September through May Sundays: 8:30 am (no music). Sundays 10:30 am (choir and organ)
  • Sunday School 10:30 am to 11:00 am - held on most Sundays during the first half of the 10:30 am worship service
  • During Advent and Christmas Eve, worship services are held in the larger sanctuary at Grace Church
  • Summer Sundays June through August - Holy Eucharist will be conducted in a single 9:30 am weekly service. Sunday School will not meet.

Announcements

Grace Episcopal Church Annual Meeting February 28, 2021.  Meeting will be held via Zoom after at 11:00 am - a  Zoom link will be emailed to all parishoners.

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

BCM Presents: Lenten Series begins at 6:30pm on Wednesdays with a fellowship opportunity followed by a Clergy presentation at 7:00 pm. 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 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 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 or 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.

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