Grace Episcopal Church

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Fourth Sunday after Pentecost        Holy Eucharist        June 20, 2021

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BCM is pleased to offer in-person worship at all 3 churches.  In addition, on Sundays a video recording of the current BCM Eucharistic Service is available on YouTube and Facebook

COVID-19 protocols that are being followed adhere to CDC and Diocese of Delaware guidelines.  Please visit COVID-19 Response Page for more information.

Holy Eucharist June 20, 2021     Bulletin                                                                                  

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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 

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

Worship at Grace

Please drop by any Sunday morning to experience our worship service and to meet the people who make Grace Episcopal Church such a wonderful place.

Holy Eucharist in the larger Sanctuary at Grace Church: 

  • September through May:  Sundays: 10:00 am (with organ)                              
  • Sunday School: suspended
  • During Advent and Christmas Eve, worship services are held in the larger sanctuary at Grace Church. 

Holy Eucharist in the smaller Chapel at Grace Church: 

  • June 13 through August:           Sundays 10:00am 

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Prayer and Pain Study seeking survey volunteers

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

Camp Arrowhead open for 2021 

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Calling all Graduates or Parents or Grandparents of Graduates Are you graduating from high school or college this year or do you have achild or grandchild graduating? Pleas e send us a picture and a short biography including where they are headed after graduation, what their interests are, and any other info or accomplish-ments you would like to include.

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Last Chance!

We would like to remind you that we need your help to complete the Prayer Project. The study will allow the creation of a prayer tool for chronic pain. This study data collection will close the end of June 2021.

If YOU or someone YOU KNOW suffers from any longstanding pain condition, and uses prayer or meditation (regardless of religious affiliation) to cope with the pain, we need you to contact the Rev. Dr. Marta Illueca, or any of our BCM officesor call: (302) 803-6818 or mail: 

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.

Registration is now being accepted for Camp Arrowhead 2021 Summer season. .   Space is limited so visit the Camp Arrowhead Online registration site.


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VBSVacation Bible School

Beginning the week of July 26, 2021 Vacation Bible School will begin. We will be off on an adventure to “Mystery Island” (our VBS theme) each  weeknight beginning with dinner at 5:30 pm and ending with parent pick up at 8:30 pm.  To Register your child or to Volunteer Click HERE or call Christine Trageser 484.844.1431 or Brenda Trageser 610.368.5508.

Online Coffee Chat suspended for the Summer

Episcopal Church Women (ECW) Annual Meeting-October 16, 2021 at Frazier’s Restaurant, Dover, DE
12:30 PM Luncheon Buffet followed by a program that will include a discussion of the
roles of women who serve in our diocese . Please contact the parish office if you are interested in attending 302-798-6683.

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Altar Flowers:Grace has a wonderfultradition of beautiful flowers adorning ouraltar each Sunday. Altar flower forms are located in the hallway between the church and chapel. There are dates open to dedicate flowers in memory of,thanksgiving for, or in honor of and event or person. If interested, please sign the flower chart and take a form to complete or download here and return to the parish office. You may also call the parish office at 302.478.9533 to reserve a date.        Many thanks to our flower coordinator CyndiLehm for heading up this ministry for Grace.

Click on Altar Flower Form, complete and save. Then email to:, call 383.478.9533 or stop in at Graceplace during regular office hours to submit request.  Altar flower donations are $25 for one bouquet or $45 for 2 bouquets.  

Grocery cards are available, Please contact Diane Wegner at 302.388.2239. If there is no answer, leave a message and Diane will get back to yo

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, tooth- pastes, 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.

Donations Needed: We are still in need of items for school supplies for the School Backpack Project, warm scarves, hats and gloves for the Angel Tree and nutritious food for Claymont Community Center’s Food Closet and St. Helen’s Food Closet

Our neighborhood food closets have requested the following foods in particular: Canned Vegetables, Peanut Butter, Canned Tuna, Fruit, Cranberry Sauce, Gravy, Cereal, Pancake Mix, Jelly, Syrup, Boxed Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Mac n Cheese, Baking Mixes.

Items may be dropped at BCM church offices between 9 and noon Monday through Thursday.

Pastoral Care: If you or anyone you know is in need of pastoral care please contact Rev. Marta  +1 (302) 598-1108.. Our clergy team wants you to know that they are here for all your pastoral needs. 

If you or anyone you know is in need of Clergy, kindly send us a note to or give us a call at     +1 (302) 598-1108.

BCM Expands Its Social Media Presence                            


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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.


There is a You Tube link near the top right of this webpage for your convenience.

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