Grace Episcopal Church

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                                    Sea Sunday          September 19, 2021 

  Holy Eucharist        Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost  

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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.

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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 

Worship at Grace

Please join us 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 Chapel at Grace: 

  • January - December                  Sundays:10:00 am (organ) 
  • Holy Eucharist will be conducted in a single 10 am weekly service.
  • Sunday School  will not meet
  • During Advent and Christmas Eve, worship services are held in the larger sanctuary at Grace Church.   
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Announcements

Invite! Welcome! Connect!

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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 left.



Become an Usher

It's a small time commitment but a wonderful way to meet members of Grace and become involved (mostly on Sundays.) Contact Cathy Diamond or call the parish office if you think this is a way you would like to serve.


 






SCAM ALERT

SCAM ALERTIf 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

You are invited

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BCM Presents

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Fall Flea Market

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Over 100 Vendors & Crafters   Sale Items  Used Books Antiques   Attic Treasures Church Café   Bake Table




Blessing of the Animals

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Episcopal Church Women

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Upcoming Events - Details to follow


Saturday September 26, 2021 10:30am

Calvary Church invites all parishioners within the BCM to attend the Eucharistic Service followed by the picnic

Please join us for Holy Eucharist at Fox Point State Park, at 10:30 am.














BCM Presents (Zoom - details to follow)

10/20/2021    Spiritual Wellness











Saturday, September 25, 2021
8am to 2pm (rain date: Sat, October 2, 2021) 

Flea Market flyer:  Click Here                              Flea Market registration, and regs:  Click Here

We are in need of bakers to supply the bake table, any books you may wish to donate or household items for the attic treasures table. We also would be most appreciative for some extra hands forset up on Friday, clean up Saturday or for one of the many volunteer opportunities listed on the sheets on the bulletin board in Grace Church hallway.

Many hands make light work. Please speak
with Cathy Diamond, sign up on the bulletin board or call the Graceplace office

NOTE:  In order for the protection of everyone, at indoor gatherings on BCM premises it is required that                COVID masks be worn by everyo








Sun Oct. 3 12pm-2pm.

Event Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for Blessing of the Animals!  Sunday  Oct. 3 12pm-2pm. We need folks to help with set up, decorations, greeters, and breaking down. Please contact Amy Diamond at amy.v.diamond@gmail.com if you can help! 

We are also looking for donation items for Raffle Baskets: pet store gift cards, dog/cat toys/leashes/treats/, any pet-centric gift items (mugs, note cards, water bowls, home decor, etc.) These items can be dropped at Grace Mon-Thurs 9am-12pm, or contact Amy. 




Annual Episcopal Church Women meeting (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 theroles of women who serve in our diocese . Please contact the parish office if you are interested in attending 302-798-6683.





11/13/21  Consecration of the IX Bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburg

11/20/21 Annual Convention of the Diocese of Delaware

12/4/21 Bazaar and Craft Fairs (Ascension, Calvary and Grace)

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Altar Flowers:  Please contact the Grace Church office if interested in purchasing altar flower memorials in memory, in thanksgiving or in celebration of something. $25 for one bouquet or $45 for 2 bouquets.

email:  graceplace3@comcast.net     382.478.9533

 

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 you

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 bcmofficede@gmail.com or give us a call at     +1 (302) 598-1108.

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