Weekly e-Epistle
St. James' Mill Creek
Wilmington, Delaware
September 27th 2020

We'd love for you to join us!

We would be pleased if you joined us online and from the comfort of your home for church services via Facebook Live at 9:30am.

Here is a PDF of this Sunday's bulletin for you to enjoy.
From Cynde Bimbi:

Dear Clergy, Administrative Assistants, and Senior Wardens,

Our 236th Annual Convention will soon be upon us (November 20-22), and in a much different format, as this year our convention will be a virtual experience.

Bishop Brown has asked that we feature all churches at this year's convention with a video that will highlight each of our parishes. I need your help. Could someone from your parish send me three to five images that would include your parish, as well as candid shots (if you have them) of parishioners, clergy, and/or ministries? If you have any videos or video clips, please forward those as well. I won't necessarily use the audio, but good candid video would be great to go along with your images.

You may have these images or video clips on your cell phone, so feel free to text or email directly from your phone -- using the highest resolution possible (if it asks). Also, please don't hesitate to send more than is needed, as I will pick the images that will work the best in our story. Below is my contact information as well as needed formats and time frame:
  • Text to 302-345-9392 (please include your name and parish)
  • Email to cbimbi@delaware.church, with the subject line: photos/convention/'parish name'
  • Image formats accepted: jpg or png
  • Video clip formats accepted: mp4 or .mov
  • It would be great to have this as soon as possible, but please no later than September 30.
If you have any questions or need more direction, please contact me at any time. Do not hesitate to call when most convenient for you, using 302-345-9392.

Many thanks for your help,

Cynde Bimbi

Psalm 67

1   May God be merciful to us and bless us, *
show us the light of his countenance and come to us.
2   Let your ways be known upon earth, *
your saving health among all nations.
3   Let the peoples praise you, O God; *
let all the peoples praise you.
4   Let the nations be glad and sing for joy, *
for you judge the peoples with equity and guide all the nations upon earth.
5   Let the peoples praise you, O God; *
let all the peoples praise you.
6   The earth has brought forth her increase; *
may God, our own God, give us his blessing.
7   May God give us his blessing, *
and may all the ends of the earth stand in awe of him.

Find more Morning Psalm and prayers please visit

A note from your Wardens

  • Your safety is our top priority
  • No one should feel obligated to attend in person. If you are not comfortable being around others, it is okay to stay at home.
  • On-line services will continue to be available through Facebook Live.
  • We will do our best to make it smooth, but there may be some kinks at first. We appreciate your patience when this process starts.

Please click on the button below to read more of the guidelines and safety protocols for the Return to In-Person Services.
From Bruce Vrana:

You are invited to a virtual coffee hour following worship at St. James’ Mill Creek, beginning approximately 15 minutes after service concludes. So after service is over, grab a beverage or snack and connect to your church family. All are welcome.

For those who have not used Zoom previously, this page has a video and instructions on how to join a Zoom meeting from various devices (PC, Mac, iOS device, Android, regular telephone with a toll call, etc.): https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-How-Do-I-Join-A-Meeting- . You do not need to sign up for a Zoom account to attend.

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Congratulations to Kathy Jackson for completing her Epilepsy 5k Run and Walk!

Kathy Jackson has been the top individual fundraiser for the Epilepsy 5k Run/Walk for her 25th consecutive year. She helped raise $7,337 for her top record in her 28th year of participation in the walk.

We are all so incredibly proud of her and can't wait for next year!
Message from Christiana Hospital

If you have a loved one in the hospital at the moment Christiana Hospital is asking for you to refrain from personal visits. Only phone calls or cards are permitted. There is more information on their website.
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