Other Projects Blog

From the Mission and Outreach Committee

Mission and Outreach Committee — Steve Boisvert, Chair Please Continue to Pray for Haiti Although it has dropped out of the news lately, our brothers and sisters in Haiti are still undergoing a very traumatic and challenging period in their tumultuous history.  It is to the point where the Haiti Water Team has been advised […]

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Information from the BHCC Eco Justice Team Eliminate Clutter and Reduce Paper Waste Would you like to reduce the amount of marketing mail arriving in your mailbox? Visit the websites below to opt-out. valpak.com To stop receiving Valpak coupons, search for “valpak opt-out”.  You will find www.valpak.com/coupons/show/mailinglistsuppression.  Simply enter your address.  Valpak will remind you that […]

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Bower Hill Green Grocers

This may be the least known of the many mission projects that our church members have organized and run for many years.  It has been ongoing for over 30 years and involves the delivery of slightly aging produce from the South Hills Village Giant Eagle to a local food bank.  For years, the recipient was […]

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Flea Market News

We continue to collect items for this year’s spring flea market, which will be held on April 6. Items can be dropped off Monday through Friday during office hours or Sunday before or after worship. If you are able, please take all items directly upstairs to the loft; otherwise leave items on the benches outside […]

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Thank You Letter From Veterans Leadership Program of WPA

Thank you for your very generous donations of brand new flannel shirts, winter/thermal socks, gift cards, sweat pants, sweat shirts, gloves, hats, scarfs, nonperishable food items, and hygiene products to Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. (VLP). We, along with the thousands of local Veterans and their children that we serve each year, are […]

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Great Coffee, Tea and Cocoa For a Great Cause

For 15 years, Bower Hill Community Church has served Fair Trade coffee and tea during Fellowship Time and church events. Congregation members are also able to purchase coffee, tea, and cocoa. Our coffee, teas, and cocoa are all from Equal Exchange worker cooperatives. Through Equal Exchange, small scale farmers not only receive a significantly larger […]

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Unity Food Pantry Collection

Our next collection date will be Sunday, January 13.  The Pantry’s greatest needs going into the new year are for boxed cereal, cream and beef-based canned soups, and boxed potato mixes. Special thanks to the congregation for their partnership with Unity Food Pantry in 2018! BHCC has been a faithful partner with Unity for years, […]

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Western PA Diaper Bank

The next quarterly collection of disposable baby and adult diapers will be Sunday, March 17. In the interim, please remember to save coupons for disposable diapers, and place them in the envelope near the Pack’n Play by the Nursery. Tax-deductible monetary donations are accepted by making your check payable to WPA Diaper Bank and mailing […]

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