Upcoming events


Calendar for December


Next Tuesday, December 10

11:00am Special Care

2:00pm Staff Meeting

7:00pm Sunny 16 Camera Club

7:00pm Evening Circle

CHRISTMAS MARKET NEEDS YOUR HANDMADE ITEMS.  If you have a few items you have created and wish to donate, please bring to the office by NOON tomorrow.  Your items will help raise money for Living Waters for the World.

 

GALLERY HOP  Please join us at our next Gallery Hop in Fellowship Hall on Friday, December 6th from 5:00-8:00pm. This new exhibit will feature artists from the ArtWorks collective.


OUR SECOND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MARKET AND BRUNCH is THIS SATURDAY DECEMBER 7!  Join us for unique gift shopping, delicious brunch and FREE coffee and hot chocolate! 


LESSONS AND CAROLS - A CENTURY OF TRADITION - December 15 in worship: featuring the Chancel Choir, Children's Choir and Chimes, the Rainbow Ringers, members of the Collegiate Quartet, Wayne and Beth Pope and Tom Moody on organ in a variety of spirited and uplifting Christmas anthems of traditional carols and Christmas solos and duets.  Members of the Symphony at WKU and music professor Sarah Berry on cello will provide string quartet accompaniment and highlights. 

 

CHRISTMAS CAROLING after worship will be on Sunday, December 15th following Lessons and Carols. Join us for a light lunch in fellowship hall at 11:30am, and then come along as we divide into groups and go caroling and visiting some members who cannot come to us!

 

IF YOU ARE MAKING CASSEROLES FOR OUR MARKET:  Please bring to the church by NOON Friday.  And thank you!  Your contribution will raise money for Living Waters for the World!

 

SECOND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MARKET AND BRUNCH is THIS SATURDAY DECEMBER 7!  Join us for unique gift shopping, delicious brunch and FREE coffee and hot chocolate! 

 

ANGEL TREE   All our angels have been adopted! Please wrap, label, and return by December 10 for delivery December 14. 

 

POINSETTIA FORMS are available in the church office. If you would like to remember or honor someone this Christmas Eve with a poinsettia or a donation, please fill out a form and turn it in by December 19th.

 

CHRISTMAS BOXES FOR SATURDAY MEALS  Each year our church helps to provide a food item for Christmas meal boxes for our community. We are now collecting cans of green peas for our contribution to the Saturday Meals Christmas food boxes. We need 264 standard sized (15oz) cans, and they may be brought to the church office at any time.

 

ADVENT WEDNESDAY DINNER AND WORSHIP continues December 11.  RSVP for dinner (absolute) deadline is Monday at noon.  5:30 dinner ($8 adults, $5 youth/children, $20 family, same household), 6:05 worship in the sanctuary.  Menu for December 11:  Ham, scalloped potatoes, green beans, rolls, pie.  Help is needed each week:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f094aa9ab2ca7f49-advent3


CIRCLES  CIRCLE 6 will meet on Wednesday, December 4th at 10:00am at the home of Betty Jo Beard (1420 Euclid Ave.). The SUNDAY MORNING CIRCLE will meet Sunday, December 8 at 9:45am.   CIRCLE 9 will meet on Monday, December 9 at 11:30am.  The TUESDAY EVENING CIRCLE will meet on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00pm.  The WEDNESDAY MORNING CIRCLE will meet on Wednesday, December 11 at 9:15am in the youth room. 

 

T-SHIRTS Margaret Stein will be in the 10th Street lobby selling the remainder of our 200th anniversary t-shirts. Please  drop by and pick one up.  $20 per shirt; limited sizes available. Questions? Reach out to Margaret at margaret_f_stein@hotmail.com.

 

MEDIA INFORMATION If, on Sunday you have a fussy baby or are coughing, etc., the worship service may be viewed from the parlor via television (across the hall from the Sanctuary). If you would like to see the worship service online, please visit http://bgpres.org/media.php?pageID=22 .  

 

Preaching this Sunday:  Matthew Covington

Last Sunday:  Looking Forward by Matthew Covington


  • Angel tree Continues through december 8

    We still have some angels needing 'homes!'   Help brighten the holidays for struggling families in our community.  Choose an angel, purchase the items, wrap and return by December 10.  This is a project of our youth and they appreciate all the support given each year! 

  • thanksgiving day feast

    Join us on Thursday November 28 at noon in Fellowship Hall for our annual Deacon's Thanksgiving Day feast!  Turkey, gravy and dressing provided, please bring a side dish or dessert.  So we set enough places, please RSVP to the office by NOON Tuesday November 26.  Email Cheryl or call 843-4707.

  • Christmas Market and Brunch-December 7

    We look forward to hosting the community for a day of mission and shopping!  Join us for unique gift shopping from local artisans, delicious homemade brunch items, free coffee and hot chocolate and open restrooms during the Christmas Parade!   Vendor fees benefit Habitat for Humanity (vendor space is full).  Brunch purchase benefits Living Waters for the World.  Help us have a GREAT day!  Sign up for one or two hours to help us have a warm and welcoming presence.

  • advent wednesday Dinner and Worship

    Join us on Wednesdays in Advent for Dinner and Worship.  December 4, 11, 18.  We gather at 5:30 for dinner (RSVP MUST be received by NOON Monday prior).  At 6:05 pm we come together in the Sanctuary for a time of worship.  Click here to RSVP for dinner.  HELP IS NEEDED on Wednesdays to set up, serve and clean up.  Click here to find a time to help.  

  • Round Table Pulpit bible study

    Continues on Mondays, 5:00pm in Fellowship Hall. Led by the Rev. Dr. Matthew Covington, this is a time of study and conversation around the upcoming worship scriptures.  Bring your Bible and a friend.