AT WORSHIP

 Saturday, August 19 – 5:00 p.m.

and

Sunday, August 20 – 10:00 a.m.

 Sermon

“Open Wide”

 Scriptures:

Isaiah 16: 1-5

Psalm 133

Romans 11: 1-2a, 29-32

Matthew 15: 10-28

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The Rev. James Thomas, preaching

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Birdsong also leading worship

The Rev. Linda Owens is leading worship at the Beaverkill Community Church

Guest Organist: LaVerne Miner

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CARING MINISTER ON CALL  August 20 – 26:  Carol Wilson

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING   A congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2017 following the regular worship service, not to begin before 11:15 a.m.. This meeting will be in regards to the dissolution of the Call of Reverend Dr. Nancy Birdsong and the Presbyterian Church at Bound Brook as of October 7, 2017.  Please note that our two liaisons from the Presbytery of New Brunswick’s Committee on Ministry will be there and can help us understand more about how we move forward.  Please plan on attending.

 

Appalachia Service Project

Our ASP CELEBRATION  was on July 12, 2017

ASP (Appalachia Service Project) Celebration! We were just days back from our Summer Youth ASP trip and we wanted to thank you for your continued support of this mission project by offering you dessert, stories and slides of our youth ASP adventure! We gatheed in the reception area for dessert, followed by a program in the sanctuary.

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Appalachia Service Project Summer ‘17:  On Saturday, July 1, 70 youth, young adults and adults left the church parking lot for Rainelle, WV.   You can check out our ASP trip at http://bbpc-asp.blogspot.com.

Thank you to all who have already so generously given to make this trip and the repairing of homes in Central Appalachia possible.  There is no way we could do this trip year after year without you. If you have not yet donated and would like to you can send a check, give online at bbpc.org (under mission/ASP).

 

Appalachia Service Project – Fund Raisers

ASP CELEBRATION was on July 12, 2017

ASP (Appalachia Service Project) Celebration! We were just days back from our Summer Youth ASP trip and we wanted to thank you for your continued support of this mission project by offering you dessert, stories and slides of our youth ASP adventure! We gathered in the reception area for dessert, followed by a program in the sanctuary.

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Appalachia Service Project Summer ‘17:  On Saturday, 70 youth, young adults and adults left the church parking lot for Rainelle, WV.

Thank you to all who have already so generously given to make this trip and the repairing of homes in Central Appalachia possible.  There is no way we could do this trip year after year without you. If you have not yet donated and would like to you can send a check, give online at bbpc.org (under mission/ASP). 

 

 

Children & Youth Sunday School

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL – HELP NEEDED!

Each summer we offer an omnibus program for children ages 3 through grade 5 during our 10 o’clock worship service.  This program is staffed by volunteer parents and friends who commit to taking a one-week turn leading students through our HOLY MOLY curriculum.  HOLY MOLY makes leading Sunday School very easy.  All the materials you need will be provided and you can count on two or more high school youth to help you get the job done.

Please sign up for a date via email … linda@bbpc.org or sign up outside Linda’s office.  The curriculum for each week can be found there.

DATES still open to lead SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL …

August  27

September 3

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SPARK is our school year Sunday School program for children ages 3 through 5th grade.  Children are dismissed for their classes following the children’s time in worship.

Our school-year Sunday morning education program for children ages 3 through middle school came to an end June 11.  We will begin again in September. 

 

 

 

 

Mental Health First Aid Support Group

Everyone is welcome to stop by the preschool classroom for this informal, confidential group to discuss current mental health issues, events, and concerns.   Please mark your calendar for the second Sunday of the month.  Our next meeting will be Aug. 13th.  

Youth Group

During the summer, we encourage our youth to participate in Saturday or Sunday worship services.

During the School year:

JUNIOR HIGH SUNDAY SCHOOL will meet during worship in the Cave.  Junior High Sunday School is for students in grades 6-8.

SENIOR HIGH YOUTH are encouraged to participate in worship on Sunday mornings.

 

 

 

 

 

Mission/Service Project: “KC”

Kid’s Connection Mission Project     

Kid’s Connection (K.C.) is a FREE program offered once a month for 4th  through 6th grade  children in the Bound Brook area in the hope of offering a safe, positive environment for them.  We provide a meal along with the opportunity for socialization, physical activity and creative development.  In a world where there can be challenging life circumstances, we hope to empower children to make healthy, good choices in their lives, to feel affirmed and to believe in themselves.

Our Mission is to provide a safe, positive option once a month for 4th through 6th grade children in the Bound Brook area who are potentially at-risk for encountering challenging life circumstances either now or in the future.  Some children may live in poverty and not have enough food, some may have difficult family situations and others may eventually be targeted by drugs or gangs in their neighborhoods or at school.  Some may simply be lonely.  We will provide a meal along with the opportunity for socialization, physical activity and creative development in a safe environment.  We hope to empower children to make healthy, positive choices in their lives, to feel affirmed and to believe in themselves.

The Program: 1st Wednesday of Each Month from 6 pm to 8 pm                                   

 

 

 

Vacation Bible School

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MAKER FUN FACTORY!

VBS will be held this summer July 24-28 from 5:30-8 PM.   VBS is offered to children ages 3 through 4th grade.  Registration forms are available outside Linda’s office. There is no registration fee, but a freewill offering will be taken each night during our 5:30 dinner. CDs of this year’s VBS music will be available for $5.

 

MANY VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO MAKE VBS A SUCCESS.

Contact Rev. Linda to volunteer!