Church of the Ascension

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December 12, 2021                Holy Eucharist

The Third Sunday in Advent

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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.

Holy Eucharist December 12, 2021:   Bulletin

cccChurch of the Ascension:                c    9:00 am

cccCalvary Church:                             c  10:30 am

cccGrace Church (Grace Chapel):          c10:00 am

cccBCM Online:                                     cc   9:00 am on YouTube or Facebook 

Pax Latina (en linea): sabados a las 5:00 pm  YouTube o Facebook

Morning Prayer via Facebook, First Wednesday of every month at 10:00 am.   (streaming live from the Guild Room at Calvary Church)   c

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 


Welcome to Church of the Ascension

Holy Eucharist at Ascension

  • The Holy Eucharist at Church of the Ascension streaming live via Facebook                 cccccSundays: 9:00 am (organ)
  • Morning Prayer - Streaming live from the Guild Room at Calvary via Facebook.                                 The first Wednesday of every month at 10am.


You're Invited

Whatever your background, you have a place with us. We are a congregation drawn from many ethnic, theological, economic, and political backgrounds. We are young and old, single and coupled, poor and rich, conservative and liberal, native born and immigrant, white and people of color, gay and heterosexual.  Our congregation welcomes diversity within our midst, just as our Creator has celebrated diversity. 

Absolutely Everyone is Welcome!

9:00 am - Holy Eucharist (with organ)


The Church of the Ascension is blessed with an historic church building and an active congregation that emphasizes ministry to young people. Our warm and vibrant worship blends the Episcopal tradition with contemporary spirituality. We are active in the broader life of our community and support numerous outreach projects..  

Our order of worship is drawn from the Book of Common Prayer of the Episcopal Church in the United States. The Book of Common Prayer is made up entirely of direct quotes and paraphrases of Holy Scripture. During worship, everyone present is encouraged to share Christ’s peace and to receive the bread and wine of communion. We believe these actions of community inclusion are fundamental to Christian worship. We join hands with those around us for the Our Father, another act of community inclusion. Children of all ages are encouraged to participate as fully as possible in our worship.

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Ascension Bulletin Board

Worship

Church of the Ascension               3717 Philadelphia Pike                  Claymont, DE 19703

Holy Eucharist

Christmas Eve Service at Ascension 5pm (streaming live)

Sunday Services

  • Sundays: 9:00 am (with choir and organ) 

Office Hours:                                     Monday thru Thursday 8 am - 12 pm

Pax Latina Online - Spanish Compline    Every Wednesday at 5 pm Facebook

Morning Prayer - Streaming Live from the Guild Room at Calvary via Facebook: the 1st Wednesday of every month at 10am.

Pastoral Care—If you or anyone you know is in need of pastoral care please contact Rev. Marta:  Phone 1.302.598.1108. Our clergy team wants you to know, 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 302.598.1108.


Ascension Events

Please Note: BCM events, open to all BCM members are now located on the Events page:  Click below to view.

 BCM Events

Taking Place at Ascension

12/04/2021 Women's Guild Craft Fair and Bless the Weed

12/05/2021 Christmas Tea Party  at Ascension Church

12/24/2021 Gifts for the Christ Child. As is our long standing tradition, Baby items will be collected at our Christmas Eve service to benefit Child Inc.

1/08/2022 BCM Epiphany Celebration at Ascension

Announcements

Please Note:  BCM-wide announcements continue to be listed on the Announcements page for each Church.

Greeters and Ushers needed..If you can volunteer at least 1 Sunday per month,  contact the office staff.

Sign Up Please notice the sign -up sheets in the Narthex to host Coffee Hour and to donate Altar Flowers

Donations Needed: there is a need for donations of 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 which have specific needs for: any non-perishable items such as canned soups, peanut butter, jellies, etc. are appreciated. The need is always great, so all contributions are truly appreciated.

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


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