General Articles

Women Helping Women – Craft/Vendor Fair

On Saturday, November 4, Bower Hill Church, in partnership with Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, will hold a craft/vendor fair called Women Helping Women, with proceeds benefiting Family Promise.  If you are a woman crafter or vendor and are interested in participating in this event, or if you are interested in helping, please contact Jean Miewald […]

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Pittsburgh Threshold Choirs host Mid-Atlantic Gathering of Voices

Pittsburgh Threshold Choirs 412-447-1812 bridgeofvoices.org Pittsburgh Threshold Choirs flyer Pittsburgh Threshold Choirs host Mid-Atlantic Gathering of Voices Pittsburgh, PA: Three local Threshold Choir chapters come together to host a weekend Gathering of Voices on October 6-8, 2017 at Bower Hill Community Church, located at 70 Moffett Street, Pittsburgh. Cindy Harris and Mary Paine lead Pittsburgh’s […]

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Hurricane Harvey Assistance

Bower Hill’s Mission Committee sent $2,000 to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance as emergency help for victims of Hurricane Harvey. To learn how you can take part in the larger church’s response to this crisis, go to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

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Director of Music Ministries – News

Hello! This summer has flown by, and it’s time to start our fall music season! Bells and Chancel (adult) choir will have their first rehearsals at 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., respectively, beginning Thursday, September 7 in the choir room.  The Chancel choir will resume singing during the weekly worship services beginning Sunday, September 10. […]

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Sanctuary Flowers

Would you like to purchase sanctuary flowers or make a donation to the charity of your choice in memory or honor of a loved one?  OPEN Sunday dates through the end of December are as follows: September 10, December 10 DATED forms are available in the Literature Rack outside the Nursery.  Just pick up the […]

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Braillists – History of the Organization

The Bower Hill Braillists Foundation existed from 1964 through 2017. During those years, 13,791 ink-print titles had been transcribed into 75,554 brailled volumes. Bower Hill Community Church supported them in many ways including use of space in the church’s building. Due to technological advances, the need for the Bower Hill Braillists Foundation’s services dwindled until in […]

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Hearing Assistive System

The Worship and Music committee has purchased (with the help of Flea Market money) a new hearing assistance system for those with a hearing loss. The old system was light-based and required the listener to have a direct line of sight to the transmitter which was above the flowers in the front right side of […]

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Flea Market Update

Thanks to everybody’s hard work and donations, flea market proceeds continue to be spent on projects that improve life here at BHCC. Most recently, flea market funds paid for the new Listening Assistive System in the sanctuary.  At the most recent Session meeting, it was mentioned that for those who use the headsets to hear […]

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Paraments

On Pentecost Sunday, the last set of our new paraments was displayed. The Communication Committee has posted information and pictures of the paraments on the church website. The postings include information that Sarah Cannon supplied about the making of them, symbolism, when used, and other fascinating information. You can see the information by clicking on […]

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