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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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Bower Hill Green Grocers Needs Help

This mission outreach may be the least known of the many mission projects that our church members have organized and run for many years.  For over 30 years, we have been delivering produce from the South Hills Village Market District (Giant Eagle) every Sunday to local people in need.  We are currently delivering to SHIM […]

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Merry Christmas From the Eco-Justice Team

With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to try to hold onto the warm feelings for friends and family we get from a turkey dinner once a year – just food and fellowship, without gifts, parties, elaborate decorations, or stress (except for the person cooking a turkey for the first time!). The story of Christmas as […]

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Eco Justice Team Update – An Awakening

In the Dr. Seuss classic, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” the Grinch plots and schemes to keep Christmas from coming to Whoville.  On Christmas morning, he finds that his plot has been a failure.  Instead of wailing, he hears the sound of singing.  Christmas had come, after all.  “It came without ribbons!  It came without […]

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SAVE the Date – December 8 Bower Hill Bazaar

At the December 8 Bower Hill Bazaar, BHCC members will have the opportunity to create Holiday Baskets that bring cheer to families and friends while supporting farm communities that provide Fair Trade and other sustainable products.  Members will be able to create their own gift baskets filled with coffees, teas, chocolate, hot chocolate, and nuts […]

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Great Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa for a Great Cause

For over 15 years, Bower Hill Community Church has served Fair Trade coffee and tea during Fellowship Time and other 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 […]

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Bower Hill Eco-Justice:  Year in Review

Spurred by growing concerns about the ecological impacts of our human activity and the inequity in how the resulting penalties are distributed across society, Bower Hill Community Church formed an Eco-Justice Team in August 2018.  Working within the Mission Committee, Eco-Justice drafted guiding principles and established a plan for progress.  Step one in the plan […]

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Unity Food Pantry Collection

The next collection date will be Sunday, October 13.  The holidays are fast approaching, and Unity Food Pantry is busy getting ready to provide client families with extra food for their celebrations!  The greatest holiday needs are for dessert mixes and boxed potato mixes.  Cold cereal continues to be an ongoing need as well.  Thank […]

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