Other Projects Blog

Mission & Outreach Committee Update

Members of BHCC actively participate in many mission projects throughout the year. These include but are not limited to: hosting Family Promise families for a week, traveling to Haiti as part of our water purification project, and growing organic produce in Sandi’s Garden for SHIM’s food pantry. But, did you know that your pledging also […]

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Western PA Diaper Bank

The next quarterly collection of disposable baby and adult diapers is scheduled for Sunday, June 17. Sizes 4, 5 and 6 are most in need for babies. XL diapers are needed for the geriatric population. The collection container is the Pack’N Play, which is located in the hallway directly outside of the Nursery. Tax-deductible monetary […]

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Mission Committee Update

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank collection resumes deliveries on a quarterly basis in 2018.  The first collection will be in March. On February 17, BHCC’s members participated in a “One-Day Plunge” at the        Pittsburgh Project.  Mission Facilitation funds covered the adult participants who worked with our youth during this one-day event. Mission and Outreach, […]

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Presbyterian Coffee Project

Oh, the Weather Outside Has Been Frightful But Our Cocoa (and Coffee and Teas) Are Delightful! As winter finally sets in with a vengeance, now is the time to enjoy our organic Fair Trade cocoa as well as our coffee (now in handy K-cups!) and organic teas.  Warm yourself up in two ways: enjoy a […]

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Western PA Diaper Bank – Collection Resumes

The Mission and Outreach Committee is pleased to announce the resumption of the collection of disposable baby and adult diapers for the Western PA Diaper Bank.  Starting March 18, we will begin quarterly collections on the third Sunday to include March, June, September, and December. Sizes 4, 5 and 6 are most in need for […]

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Angel Trees – A Heartfelt Thank You

Once again the congregation has come through and spread our blessings beyond BHCC’s walls. Our Angel trees were their traditional success. Family Promise received many wonderful items that will be used to assist families in transition from homelessness to a place of their own. Thanks to your generosity, those who help homeless veterans will be […]

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Flea Market Results

More than 30 years ago, Jean Grabow began our Bower Hill Flea Market tradition—originally held in the Chapel—and she ran it for 21 years!! From the beginning, people would wait all year for the Saturday before Thanksgiving to see the quality items that the members of Bower Hill donated. Over the years, most of the […]

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Angels at BHCC in Advent

Among the traditions that bind us together at BHCC are the Angel Trees.  For many years, members have shared their blessings with brothers and sisters beyond our congregation whose material needs are greater than ours.  This year is no exception.  As you travel from the sanctuary to Fellowship Hall, you will see three “trees” on […]

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Western PA Diaper Bank – Update

BHCC delivered nearly 5,000 diapers to SHIM on behalf of the Diaper Bank in 2017. Special thanks to everyone who has contributed diapers and diaper coupons this year. Please note that we are pausing our collection of diapers starting now and going through the upcoming holiday season. We will resume our drive again in 2018 […]

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