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Sunday, May 16. We will post a prerecorded Sunday service video with a sermon given by the Rev. Dr. Agnes W. Norfleet online on Sunday, May 16 at 10:00 a.m. Sign up for the May 16 in-person worship service here.
Congregational Meeting. A congregational meeting is called by the Session for this Sunday, May 16, after the 10:00 a.m. worship service. This is a very brief meeting to elect an at-large member to the 2021 Nominating Committee to replace a member who is moving away.
Registration is closed for the May 16 in-person gatherings to discuss a Lens Of Love: Reading The Bible In Its World For Our World.
Infant Formula Drive-Thru & Drop-off Collection. Sunday, May 16. The BMPC Hunger Committee and Children and Family Ministries are collecting infant formula and baby food for Episcopal Community Services, to assist in its work with single mothers experiencing homelessness, and with the Maternity Care Coalition that works to improve the health and well-being of pregnant women and parenting families. On May 16, donations may be dropped off at the entrance to the Chapel between 2:00 and 3:00 p.m. for those who wish to drive through. Those attending Family Worship at 4:00 p.m. may drop off donations in the bins in the Narthex before or after the service. The preferred formula brand is Similac Advanced, but all brands may be donated.
For pastoral emergencies, please call 610-525-2821, and press 2.
Thursday Book Group: New Book, Soul Surivior. Every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. via Zoom. Join the Rev. Brian Ballard to discuss Soul Survivor: How Thirteen Unlikely Mentors Helped My Faith Survive the Church by Philip Yancey. In the book, Yancey interweaves his own journey with the fascinating stories of those who modeled a life-enhancing faith for him. All are welcome. Contact Monica Devane, firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom details.
Holy Leisure. Fri., May 14, 6:00 p.m., via Zoom conference call. Chris Beck leads our discussion of “Leaps of Faith.” RSVP online.
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The Art of the Peales. Mon., May 17, 10:00 a.m., via Zoom conference call. Join Dr. Carol Eaton Soltis, BMPC member, Project Associate Curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and author of The Art of the Peales in the Philadelphia Museum of Art: Adaptations and Innovations, for this fascinating overview of the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s unparalleled and diverse collection of works by the Peale family, America’s first artistic dynasty. Dr. Soltis’ presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Register to receive the Zoom link: MonicaDevane@bmpc.org.
Deacons' Red Cross Blood Drive. Mon., May 17, 2:00-7:00 p.m., Congregational Hall. To sign up to donate blood: http://bit.ly/2021-blood-drive
Livestreaming of Worship Services. BMPC will begin livestreaming the 10:00 a.m. worship service on Sun., June 6. You are invited to view these services via BMPC’s Facebook page, the BMPC YouTube channel or the livestream page on the church website.
Vacation Bible Camp. This year we will journey with Elijah deep into the wilderness and see where God meets us! Rising fourth to sixth graders will assist with camp from June 21-25, and rising PreK and Kindergarten students and rising first to third graders will attend camp from June 23-25. For more details and registration information: http://bit.ly/VBC-2021. Volunteers needed! Contact Mary Richards.