Author Archive: Glenn Child

Pastor’s Newsletter Message – December 2019

~  Things to Ponder  ~ “But Mary kept all these things, pondering them in her heart.” ~ Luke 2:19 Dear Members and Friends, In one of the sweetest, most perplexing verses of Luke’s Christmas story, we get just a very brief snapshot into the sentimental heart of a mother.  After all the strange events that […]

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Pastoral Ponderings from the PA

Do you still send Christmas cards?  Now that postage is 55 cents per letter and we have the internet, many have abandoned that tradition. Or perhaps you don’t take the time to write a personal note and instead send out cards that are preprinted and addressed with a computer-generated label. I will not comment on […]

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Director of Music Ministries – News

Director of Music Ministries — Anne Carper Smith—an@bhccml.com Happy Advent!  Thank you to all who are participating in this season’s music. We know it will be fantastic! Thank you to all who participated in the SHIM Thanksgiving service.  We cherished joining with Cantor Rena Shapiro and the Shalom Singers to form The Sacred Bridge Choir.  […]

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The Journey

Walking the Road to Bethlehem An Advent Bible and Devotional Study Led by Rev. Fred Leasure in his home. Living room discussions on the following Wednesdays during Advent: December 4, 11, 18 at 7:30 p.m.

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Angels at BHCC in Advent

The Angel Trees at BHCC have returned!  As you travel from the sanctuary to Fellowship Hall, you will see three “trees” on your left. This year we are collecting items for the following organizations: Hekima Place — The Angel Tree will help support the girls who live there. BHCC is a host site for Family […]

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Bower Hill Bazaar

Sunday, December 8 — 10:30-11:30 a.m. Come to Fellowship Hall during Coffee Hour on December 8 for the Bower Hill Bazaar! BHCC members will have the opportunity to create Holiday Baskets that bring cheer to family and friends while supporting farm communities that provide Fairly Traded and sustainable products.  Members will have a variety of […]

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Christmas Remembrance Offering

This holiday season, congregation members will have the opportunity, once again, to honor loved ones through a Christmas Remembrance offering. For a suggested donation of $10, your gift in honor or in memory of a loved one will be featured in the Christmas Eve service program. All donations will benefit both SHIM and the BHCC […]

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Bower Hill Church Library News

Many in our congregation may not be aware that Bower Hill Church has had a wonderful library for many years.  It was first established in 1956 under the oversight of the Christian Education Committee. During the time Jack Hodges was here, an effort was made to catalog and document the collection, which at that time […]

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