Past Event Videos & Slideshows

Check out videos and slideshows of our past events.

Pastor’s Newsletter Message – July 2020

~ Sanctuary ~ “How lovely is thy dwelling place, O Lord of Hosts! My soul longs, yea, faints for the courts of the Lord…Even the sparrow finds a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may lay her young, at thy altars, O Lord of Hosts…” ~Psalm 84:1-3 Dear Members and Friends, […]

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Ponderings from the Parish Associate – July 2020

Peace? What is peace? Often, we think of it as the absence of war, but that is much too simplistic an understanding. We glibly affirm it in the Christmas phrase, “peace on earth, goodwill to men.” Jesus speaks of it as something he alone can give. And when he does give it, he affirms that […]

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Director of Christian Education and Youth Programs – News

Director of Christian Education and Youth Programs — Amy Grella — am@bhccml.com Love is (Still) the Answer I must confess that I have never been a regular news watcher. I like to keep myself informed just enough to be aware of topics that may surface in conversations. There have been so many events that have […]

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Session Report for Opening the Church

Session met on Monday, June 15, for a special meeting to consider the church reopening report of the BHCC task force. The following is a summary of their actions: They affirmed all the precautionary measures recommended by the task force for the opening of the building. • Limited doors available for entrance and exit • […]

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Mission Committee News

Help for Our Immigrant Neighbors Our immigrant neighbors living in Beechview, and serviced by Casa San Jose, have been unable to receive help from the government. They have been able to get boxes of food, but no diapers, baby wipes, or cleaning supplies. Did you know that a baby can go through 2,200 diapers their […]

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Eco-Justice Team News

In this pandemic summer, knowing that outdoor interaction is far safer than indoor makes gathering outdoors even more attractive than usual. A smooth, perfect lawn sure seems tempting! However, the environmental cost of a typical suburban lawn can be steep. The Great Healthy Yard project is an affiliate of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildlife Foundation […]

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Lighting the Steeple

The opportunity to light the steeple of Bower Hill Community Church continues to be successful. Many have sponsored a night in honor of a person or a special occasion. It has also been lit as a way to memorialize a special person who has passed away. Notice of the lighting and the person, event, or […]

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Coffee and Tea – We Now Deliver

Do you miss your Equal Exchange coffee and tea fix? COVID-19 has made it impossible to pick up your favorite coffee or tea before or after worship, but we now have a solution for you. Equal Exchange is located in Massachusetts, an area harder hit by COVID-19 than Western PA. Up until now ,they have […]

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Virtual Coffee Hours

Communion Sundays in July and August If you are missing the fellowship of in-person services and coffee hour, join us for Virtual Coffee Hour on July 5 and August 2 at 10:45 a.m. These coffee hours will be simple fellowship. If attendance is low, we can chat together as one group. If the group gets […]

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Technical Difficulties?

Have you had any issues with watching the online worship service or are you uncertain about how to join a Zoom meeting to participate in fellowship opportunities? Please contact Glenn Child at gstchild@yahoo.com or Theresa Child at treetoowon@yahoo.com. No promises that we can help, but we can promise to try our best!!

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Worship and Music Committee Update

MANY THANKS to the members of the Worship and Music Committee, Gordon and Anne Mitchell, Glenn and Sally Child and Donna Williams, for collecting, sorting, and packing the hymnals, Bibles, and informational materials from the sanctuary pews. This effort is part of the ongoing COVID 19 mitigation plan for Bower Hill. The team accomplished this […]

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