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BRANDYWINE
COLLABORATIVE MINISTRIES

About BCM

Our Mission

As partners with God and each other in mission to God’s world, we faithfully strive to:

  • Live into and spread the Good News of God in Christ.
  • Develop together relevant and vital ministries to reach Brandywine Hundred and beyond.
  • Strengthen the mission and ministry of our three congregations: Grace Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Calvary  Hillcrest Episcopal Church


BCM Bulletin Board

BCM Seasons of Creation

Caring for God's Earth

Sunday, April 29 at 11:30 at Calvary: Lunch & Presentation

Speaker: the Rev. Fletcher Harper, Director of GreenFaith, an interfaith environmental coalition, and author of GreenFaith: Mobilizing God's People to Protect the Earth.

Grace Flea Market

Saturday, April 28 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Over 30 vendors, book sale, lunch counter. Free parking.

BCM Pentecost Celebration with Confirmations & BCM Picnic

Sunday, May 20 beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The Right Rev. Kevin Brown, Bishop of the Diocese of Delaware

Picnic to follow at approximately 11:30 a.m.

Church of the Ascension

Worship: 8 & 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, April 29, One Service at 9:00 a.m.

Calvary Church, Hillcrest

 Sunday Worship: 10 a.m.

Grace Church

Worship: 8:30 and 10: 30 a.m.

Sunday, April 29, One Service at 9:30 a.m.

Grace Episcopal Church

Episcopal Church of the Ascension

Calvary Hillcrest Episcopal Church

About Grace

Grace Episcopal Church

We are a tree of life rooted in God's love branching out to embrace all.

Our mission is to be a wellspring of spiritual sustenance, providing support for faith, friendship, and service within the Brandywine Hundred Community.



About Ascension

Church of the Ascension

Whatever your background, you have a place with us. We are a congregation drawn from many ethnic, theological, economic, and political backgrounds. Our congregation welcomes diversity within our midst, just as our Creator has celebrated diversity. We truly are a house of prayer for all people!

About Calvary

Calvary Church, Hillcrest

Calvary Episcopal Church is located just north of Wilmington, Delaware and just south of Bellefonte. We are a Christian community in the American Episcopal tradition. We welcome all people and seek to live as faithful witnesses 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.


Message from The Reverend
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The Rev. Dr. Ketlen A. Solak

Thank you for visiting the Brandywine Collaborative Ministries Website. We hope that you will gain a sense of the scope of the ministries of the three Episcopal Churches who function as equal partners in this new and innovative approach to ministry in the Diocese of Delaware.

The prayer of our congregations at Church of the Ascension, Calvary, and Grace is for God to guide us so that we may grow stronger in service to our community and share the love of Jesus Christ, our redeemer, steadfast companion, and chief partner in ministry.
We hope that you will consider coming in person for a visit at any one of our three churches to worship with us on a Sunday morning. You can find out more information about each church through the links provided at this site. It would be our privilege to welcome you.

Faithfully,

The Rev. Dr. Ketlen A. Solak
BCM Covenant Rector

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