Weekly e-Epistle
St. James' Mill Creek
Wilmington, Delaware
The Eighth Sunday After Pentecost
Sunday, August 4, 2019

Worship at 9:00am - One Service
Celebrant/Preacher - The Rev. Ruben Rodriguez-Yejo

We would like to share with you a letter of thanks to the whole parish that we have received from Fr. Jim.

Although the Vestry has no new updates this week, we want to assure you that we are always ready to serve and support you.

As a reminder, your Vestry consists of: Carolyn Joynt, Senior Warden; Ed Clark, Junior Warden; Valerie Brunson, Jim Craig, Eileen Marvel, David Perry, Ian Prescott, Margaret Russ, Bruce Vrana, and Susan Winward. Nancy Patterson is Clerk of the Vestry, Steve Prescott is Parish Treasurer, Sam White is Disbursing Treasurer, and Susan Winward is Receiving Treasurer.

As our transition continues, we thank you for your continued prayers and positive thoughts during this time.

The Vestry  

Family Promise Volunteers Needed Week of August 4th
August 4th starts our third and final host week for Family Promise this year! This is a wonderful ministry, where we make space in our Parish home and in our hearts to care for families who are homeless.
We are in need of volunteers for:
  • Set-up August 4th after the 9:00 AM service
  • Dinner Hosts
  • Overnight Hosts
  • Bringing in donations for breakfasts and lunches
  • Take-down Sunday August 11th at 8:00 AM
Sign-up sheets will be out at Lemonade in the Circle.  

Please call or text Val Brunson at 302-476-5067 or email at  sassycheme@verizon.net  if you have any questions. Thanks in advance. 
Family Promise Coordinators
Val Brunson, Dave Perry, Nancy Prettyman, Eileen Marvel

Russ’s Angels are hosting our 6 th Annual Fund Raiser to End Alzheimer’s

When: Saturday September 7, 2019

Time: 8am to 10am – you may come any time between these hours
We do encourage you to stay for a while as we will be doing activities

Where: Applebee’s Flap Jack Breakfast
             4301 Kirkwood HWY
            Wilmington, DE 19808

Tickets: $15 a person – on sale now. Currently only excepting cash or check, willing to mail tickets . We will have a Basket Raffle and 50/50 Raffle.

To make a donation use http://act.alz.org/goto/margaretruss  
To buy tickets or for more information please contact me:

Margaret Russ, Russ’s Angels Team Captain
Annual Bazaar
Mark your calendars for this year’s Bazaar and Turkey Dinner! This has been a highly popular annual two-day event in the community for over 60 years. This year’s Bazaar is scheduled for November 1 and 2.
Turkey Dinner News! 
The Turkey Dinner will be held on Saturday November 2, 2019. The Annual Bazaar and Turkey Dinner are wonderful events that bring our congregation together for our biggest fundraiser of the year! Many hands are needed to make for a successful event! Please refer to the epistle and bulletin each week to see the latest news and for opportunities to help make this year the most successful yet! The St. James’ community will be looking for a new leadership team for the 2020 Turkey Dinner as we settle into support roles.
Jennifer Idell, Allison Jessup, Sam White and Susan Winward      
Upcoming Supply Clergy

Sunday, August 4            The Rev. Ruben Rodriguez-Yejo
Sunday, August 11          The Rev. Emily Gibson
Sunday, August 18          The Rev. Kim Capwell
Sunday, August 25          The Rev. Henry Chan
Schedules, Upcoming Services, and Events

Sunday, August 4, 2019
  • 9:00 a.m. - HOLY EUCHARIST WITH MUSIC in church - One Service
10:45 a.m. - Lemonade in the Circle

Monday, August 5, 2019
  • 7:00 p.m. - Property Committee meets in Lounge

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
  • 9:00 a.m. - Bazaar Group meets in Bazaar Room

St. James' Mill Creek
2106 St. James Church Road
Wilmington, DE 19808