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BAKERSTOWN CONNECTIONS
BAKERSTOWN
CONNECTIONS
FEBRUARY 2015
P.O. Box 127, Route 8 at Heckert Road, Bakerstown PA 15007  Phone: 724-443-1555  Fax: 724-443-5223  Website: www.fpcb.org
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
of BAKERSTOWN
Connecting the people around us
to the God who loves us ...
through Reaching, Growing, and Serving!
Sunday Schedule
8:45 - 9:45 a.m. Praise Worship Service
10:00 - 10:50 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Choral Worship Service
The Café is open from 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Senior Pastor - Dan Muttart
Youth Pastor - Jeremy Collins
Parish Pastor - Gary Weston
Director of Christian Education - Sandy Floyd
Choral Director - Mia Tepper
Organist - Rich Anthony
Business Manager - Mike Herron
Financial Assistant - Kelly Ganter
Program Assistant - Leslie Ward
Office Assistant - Linda Smith
Housekeeper - Lisa Wood
Custodian - Mike Risk
Children’s Ministry Asst. - Danni Hackel
Hospitality Coordinator - Brenda Clifford
Dear Friends,
In a recent sermon, I preached a message from 1 Corinthians 10 called, “How to Avoid
Drifting From Your Faith.” In it, I described a National Public Radio interview that
took place with young adults who were drifting from the Christian faith. Following is a
more complete account of an interview conducted with one young man, Kyle, with the
report written by NPR reporter David Greene:
A 26-year-old participant named Kyle grew up with Christian roots, but like many young
adults, he's neglected his faith—although he can't quite get over it. Simpson said: “Last
year, when I turned 26, I had my mini-existential crisis when I realized, oh my gosh, what's
going to happen when I die? Am I just going to end up in the ground and like everything
I've worked for, all my memories, are for naught? I still have that feeling every once in a
while in the stereotypical moments when you're like sitting alone in the dark and you can't
go to bed and you start thinking about that. But I don't know if that's emptiness. That's
more just a fear that I hope others have.” When asked, “Do you pray?” Kyle replied,
“Yeah, I do and … I feel like a hypocrite. I only do it when I'm at my most scared or my
most fearful, and … my most vulnerable… yet I still find myself doing that.” At the age of
18, Simpson got a tattoo on his arm that reads “a cruce salus”—Latin for salvation by the
cross. When the interviewer asked, “Do you regret it?” Kyle said, "
“No. The irony is when I
first got the tattoo, I remember thinking, oh, this will be great because when I'm having
troubles in my faith, I will be able to look at it, and I can't run away from it. And that is
exactly what is happening.”
Rather than seeing this as a cause for despair, I actually find this interview quite helpful because it speaks a number of things to
each of us as we negotiate the twists and turns of life. First, it tells us that at those times we walk away from God, if He has brought
us to saving faith, He won’t walk away from us. Since the time of this report, January 17, 2013, I could not tell you if the “miniexistential crisis” brought Kyle back to the faith, but I can tell you that for a believer going through a wilderness experience, the
questions that came to Kyle’s mind are indicative of the Holy Spirit nudging somebody. Among Jesus’ last words to His disciples
before He ascended to heaven was, “Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age” (Matthew 28:20 NIV).
Next, it tells us that the nudges the Holy Spirit gives us to come back to faith can be subtle. Kyle’s feeling like a hypocrite is precisely
the way God works behind the scenes. Consider the Old Testament book of Esther. We never hear God’s name mentioned, but we
know His hands are all over the experiences of Esther and her people. I sense His hands might be all over Kyle’s hypocrite comment.
Finally, it tells us that if we are believers, God will give us revelation of our need for Him. Kyle’s comment that I can’t run away
from it (meaning ‘Jesus providing salvation by the cross’) may have been his revelation — we don’t know. But it is certain that for
believers, there is often a blinding flash of the obvious. I remember a young seminary colleague of mine, who in his testimony described how he had drifted from his faith in college, looked in the mirror the morning after a drunken night on the town and said,
“I don’t like what’s happening to me.”
In the sermon I preached, I told you that the best way to avoid drifting is to beware of malaise (a lackadaisical attitude to your
faith); beware of spiritual sloppiness (gradually fading in faith because you are ignoring the spiritual disciplines of daily prayer,
Bible reading, consistent worship attendance and talking about life with other believers); and beware of discouragement (because
that’s a tool of Satan to cause you to walk away from your faith). The purpose of this note, as you prepare for Lent, is to let you
know that each of those actions on your part is already undergirded by the behind-the-scenes actions God is committed to doing on
your part. Woody Allen once said, “Eighty percent of life is just showing up.” If you are going through a wilderness, a period of
spiritual emptiness or drift, keep showing up. Keep praying, keeping worshiping, keep reading the Bible and going to your Bible
study groups. When you do, you are cooperating with the work God is already doing within you to continue to keep you in the faith,
despite the drifting that may go on from time to time. God loves you and is committed to you. He will keep you from drifting.
Blessings, Pastor Dan
Reaching . . . Growing . . . Serving
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Adult Education / Ash Wednesday & Lent
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Adult Education Opportunities
Sunday Mornings
The Lenten curriculum is The God We Can Know and will be led by our
pastors and staff. The DVD, filmed on location in the Holy Land, allows us
to travel with Rob Fuquay and actually see the places where Jesus stood
while disclosing his identity, and in what context he spoke each “I
Am.” For instance, Jesus said “I am the bread of life” after feeding the
multitude and “I am the resurrection” before raising Lazarus. The gospel
comes to life as we move from the Judean wilderness to the Galilean hills
and into the heart of Jerusalem in this fast-paced, interactive video journey
that helps us find meaning in Jesus’ teachings. The God We Can Know
will also be the basis of Lenten sermons, Diving Deeper classes, devotionals, and Bible Blasts.
February 18, 7:00 p.m.
“Rescuer Down Under”
Pastor Dan Muttart
Childcare is available.
The Sunday morning schedule follows:
Feb. 15, “The God We Can Know” Introduction … Al Wettach
Feb. 22, “I am the Bread of Life- Knowing God's Satisfaction” …
Mike Reynolds
March 1, “I am the Light of the World - Knowing God's Guidance” …
Nelson Crooks
March 8, “I am the Good Shepherd - Knowing God's Care” … Bob Klein
March 15, “I am the True Vine - Knowing God's Power” … Al Wettach
March 22, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life - Knowing God's Way”
… Craig Russell
March 29, “I am the Resurrections and the Life - Knowing God's
Possibilities” … Mike Reynolds
Wednesday Evening Diving Deeper Classes will also be meeting.
February 25, March 4, 11, 18 & 25
6 p.m. Church Family Lenten Dinners
Fellowship Hall: $3/person, $5/couple, $1/child
7 p.m. Classes for All
On February 25, we will start our Lenten Suppers hosted by a different group each week.
 After dinner, children attend an interactive
presentation by the Carnegie Science Center
 Adults and youth are invited to a special
presentation by the pastoral staff and adult
education leaders on the subject of “The God
We Can Know” (Westminster Room).
April 5, Resurrection Sunday — No Classes or Café
Sunday Mornings starting April 12 — “Dust to Glory” by Dr. Sproul
See the flyer with this newsletter for details.
The following 2015 Church Calendar Dates are provided to assist all of us in
scheduling events for our church family throughout the year.
When possible, baptisms should be scheduled at least 6-8 weeks in advance so they can be
processed through the Worship Committee and Session.
2015 Church Calendar Dates
Any changes necessitated by unforeseen factors will be listed in bulletins and newsletters.
Communion Dates
January 11
February 15
Men’s Retreat
April 2
May 17
June 28
October 4
November 29
Baptism Dates
February 22
May 10
June 21
September 20
November 8
New Connections Dates
(New Member Class)
Saturday, April 25
Saturday, October 10
Then 6 Sunday mornings at 10 a.m.
Reaching . . . Growing . . . Serving
New Member
Joining Dates
May 31
November 15
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Church Family News / In Our Mailbox
Church Family News
Please contact the church office with news to share!
Happy Anniversary:
 John and Jeanne Utz celebrated their 65th
anniversary on January 21.
Happy Birthday:
 DeVere Carlson celebrated his 90th birthday on
December 22.
Born:

Gabriella Linda Samperi, daughter of Marissa
Williams Samperi & Peter P. Samperi,
granddaughter of David and Elaine Williams, on
November 28.

Matthew James Lichina, son of April Marie
Wright Lichina & David B. Lichina, grandson of
Kathy & John Swigart and David Wright, on
December 1.

Warren Douglas Sloan and Arden Bell Sloan,
son and daughter of DeAnn Long Sloan &
Christopher J. Sloan, twin grandchildren of
Walter & Tallie Sloan, on January 2.
Our Prayers go out to the families of:

Brenda Joyce in the death of her father Donald E.
Kuhns on January 1, 2015.

Tom Sevin in the death of his father Delbert R.
Sevin on January 8, 2015.
In Memoriam:

Mary J. Terrell … January 16, 2015
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“The leaf rakers did a great job, but were so
In Our Mailbox
anxious for the next job, I couldn’t talk them
into a cup of coffee or chocolate. They should have some recognition!
Ellison Davison.”
“Thank you for the flowers. The visits from Pastor Gary and Sandy
were greatly appreciated along with the many cards and prayers. The
surgery went well, and I’m home. Thanks again. Sincerely, Peggy
Gloeckner.”
“Staff and Congregation of FPCB, Thank you all for your thoughts
and prayers. It was obvious to me that I was surrounded by a great
cloud lifting me up in prayer. Church, know that your prayers are
heard and know that they are answered to the glory God. Thank you
all, and be a blessing. Al Wettach.”
“To my Church Family, I am at a loss for words! Me! Yes, me! All the
fuss at the services, a reception, my favorite cakes, my favorite color
beautiful flowers and gorgeous vase that I haven’t stopped looking at
and angling so the sun shines on it! I don’t know what to say. I just
did what I loved to do—serve! Serve those in need, service those who
had a need, and serve the Lord. I also enjoyed serving alongside all
of you. It was an honor and a privilege. And I am truly grateful for
the 7 years I got to serve in that position. Thank you for all of the support, love and blessings I received from all of you. I appreciate it all.
Love, blessings and many thanks, Dianna Croskey.”
“Dear FPCB, Thank you so much for the many many cards of sympathy and love when my dear, funny, sweet dad passed away on January
1. It was touching to have received so many cards filled with love
and support. What a wonderful thing to be a part of such a great
group of people who have your back when the tragedies of life occur.
My mom who was staying with me, couldn’t believe how many
‘friends’ I have!! Brenda Joyce”
Bakerstown Ambassadors
Deadline for March Newsletter: Feb. 10
A Glimpse at the Calendar
Feb. 1, Commissioning of Honduras Hope Mission Team
(Trip: February 6-15)
Feb. 1, Spring TEAM
Feb. 7, 21, 28, Parenting Seminars
Feb. 7, Parent’s Night Out
Feb. 8, Women of Bakerstown Sunday
Feb. 13-14, Junior High Lock-in
Feb. 15, Communion
Feb. 15, Fellowship at Valencia Woods
Feb. 18, Ash Wednesday Service
Feb. 22, “Shrove Sunday” Praise Band Concert
Feb. 25, Lenten Dinners & Classes Begin
See bulletins, call the church office, or visit www.fpcb.org for details.
Some people just have the gift of hospitality. If you are one of those
people, consider being a Bakerstown Ambassador! Bakerstown
Ambassadors are people who look for visitors, guests, and new people on Sunday mornings and extend a handshake and a greeting to
make them feel welcome. Maybe visitors would like to learn about
the café or go to a Sunday School Class, or maybe they wonder
where to take their children for childcare. You can help! If you
would like to be involved as a Bakerstown Ambassador, see Paula
Duncan, Pat Eversole, or Jeremy Collins. They’d like to talk with
you and share ideas on ways to express Bakerstown hospitality.
Valentine Dreams
One morning Emma woke up with a start. Her husband Jim asked what was the matter. She told him, "I
just had a dream that you gave me a pearl necklace
for Valentine's day. What do you think it means?"
"You'll know tonight," Jim said.
That evening, Jim home with a small package and
gave it to his wife. Delighted, Emma opened it - only to find a book entitled "The Meaning of Dreams".
Reaching . . . Growing . . . Serving
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Shrove Sunday Concert / Parenting / Finance
page 4
3 Free Parenting Seminars
Saturdays, 10-11:30 am
FPCB presents
its 2nd annual
“Shrove
Sunday”
Concert. Take
this opportunity
and “rise to the
challenge” to
invite your
friends and
family to start
the Lenten
season off with
Christ in your
heart.

February 7, Trinity Lutheran Church –
Pre-K Parents- “Love with Limits” Free
childcare available; please reserve in advance.

February 21, FPCB, Age 5-12 Parents “Raising Responsible Kids” Free childcare
available; please reserve in advance.

February 28, St. Thomas Church, Age
12-18 Parents. Topic to be announced.
Sponsored by Anchorpoint Counseling Ministry
For more information, call FPCB at 724-443-1555.
Stewardship & Finance
Thank You from the Stewardship Team
On behalf of the Church Stewardship Team, I would sure like to thank you all for your generous response to our request for
additional financial support to the 2014 Ministry Budget. You provided a grand total of $182,390 in the month of December!
Combined with our beginning fund balance this was enough to pay all of our bills and to continue our ministry programs.
Most Sincerely, John Utz
2014 Financial Results
The Finance Committee of Session is pleased to report that the congregation generously provided $182,390 of financial support to the 2014 Ministry Budget in December. This represents 21.9% of total 2014 Ministry Budget giving of $832,629.
Due to your generosity, we were able to meet all of our obligations and promises for the year and set aside a very modest
balance to begin 2015. A comparison of our current year and prior year Ministry Budget financial results is as follows:
2014
2013
Receipts through December 31
$ 832,629
$ 858,900
Expenses through December 31
(852,724)
(854,177)
(20,095)
4,723
Fund balance at beginning of year
25,173
20,450
Fund balance at December 31
$ 5,078
$ 25,173
Net change
In addition to your support of the Ministry Budget, you provided (1) a combined total of $17,195 for our three traditional
special offerings on Palm Sunday, Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve; (2) $6,444 for new pew Hymnals; (3) $2,020 for capital
projects; and (3) a significant portion of the $44,613 raised to support the Honduran Hope Mission program. We truly appreciate your generosity that allows our Church to continue the Lord’s work in Bakerstown and beyond. We look forward to the
opportunities that the Lord will provide for our Church in the Year 2015 and ask for your continued support as we seek to do
the Lord’s will.
Reaching . . . Growing . . . Serving
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Fellowship / Library / Stephen Ministry
Flying Solo
Women of Bakerstown Sunday—February 8
The Women of Bakerstown (WOB) serve our church in countless
ways, and also support missions on a local, national, and overseas
basis. They have two active Circles, which meet once a month, each
supporting missions of their choice and offering a wide variety of
interesting programs and fellowship. The WOB are not supported by
the Ministry Budget, so the generosity of the congregation enables
the WOB to fulfill their commitments each year. To make a donation to the WOB, please make out a check payable to “Women
of Bakerstown” on February 8 or mail it to the church office.
Small pink envelopes were mailed to the women of the congregation and they will also be located in the pew racks.
Remember, there is a Blood Drive on Good Friday morning,
April 3. Watch for details. Please donate if possible,
as the need for blood is always great.
Men’s Ministry
Italian Dinner (Lo Bello’s) / RMU Hockey Game
2
February 28—Dinner 5 p.m.; Game 7 p.m.
Cost: $20 (includes dinner and game)
Contact: Dan Saniga
A ministry for Single Women
The next Flying Solo get-together is February 8 at 12:30 p.m. at Max & Erma’s. Contact: Doris Anderson Events are generally the
2nd Sunday of the month, and
new women are invited. Call the
church office for information.
Stephen Ministry Ever thought about becoming a Stephen Minister? FPCB will be training another class of Stephen Ministers starting in May. Stephen Ministers work alongside our pastors to care, encourage,
and provide emotional and spiritual support to people who are going through a difficult time, such as
divorce, grief, hospitalization, unemployment, terminal illness, relocation, chronic illness, or loneliness. If you have gifts for caring, encouragement,
and listening, please begin to prayerfully consider
whether you might want to be part of this exciting
ministry. If you think you might be interested, talk
with Stephen Ministry Leader Bob Joyce 724-4438379.
Men’s Conference—March 21, 8 AM to 3 PM
“Reverse the Curse”
Saxonburg Memorial Church, Saxonburg, PA
An amazing line-up of speakers (including Tunch Ilkin,
Steve Chiles, JT Thomas, & Craig Wolfley), continental breakfast and full catered lunch for just $25 through February 28.
February is a month of cold weather and short
days—and anticipation of spring! (It may be a
little early, but one can only hope.) As winter goes on and on, it seems
like a good time to look to the future and reflect on things. Take a few
moments, relax, put your feet up, and think about ways you can improve
your relationships with God first, people second, and yes, yourself third.
Ask God to put an idea in your head; write it down and share it. Ideas
come in many shapes and sizes. All the things we do here at Bakerstown
started with an IDEA. Where do we get those ideas? From God! Simple.
One day a Christian had an idea to start the Stephen Ministry program to
help people who need a helping hand and a listening ear without being
judged or criticized. Today there are Stephen Ministers all over the
world! Please remember that we are here if you need us. Anything you
say to a Stephen Minister is in confidence. To be in touch with a Stephen
Minister, call Bob Joyce at 724-443-8379.
Stephen Ministry
“Dear Lord, open my mind and heart that I may use the ideas
you give me to proclaim your glory and love.”
Your friend in Christ, Pat Eversole
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Library News
One of Our Best Kept Secrets
Did you know we have a free
Christian library in our lower
Library
level? When I say free, I mean
no late fees! As a patron of our
local library (where I have paid
fines up to $50 in late charges),
this is a refreshing change. Also,
the books in our Bakerstown
library are not always found in the secular local
libraries. Our library holds quite a variety of
books ranging from parenting, devotions, Christian inspiration and Christian guidance, to name a
few. Reading Christian literature is an excellent
way to improve our relationship with God and
others, because we can learn of people who have
given up the plushness of their secular lives to
serve Christ without regret. We can learn more
about the meaning of the Living Word and how it
applies to us and those around us. We can discover how to reach others who do not share our faith.
I urge you go to downstairs, check out the library
in the Heritage Room, and check out a book or
two. Tell a friend about it! Let’s not keep this a
secret! Mary Beth Pratt, Library Patron
Reaching . . . Growing . . . Serving
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Children’s Ministry
page 6
Children’s Ministry
Fall
Review
Harvest
Parade at
Valencia
Woods. A
new event
that was
enjoyed by
all!
Thank you
to all who helped to make the
Live Nativity
a celebration of the
real meaning of Christmas
in our Community!
Children
prepared 13
fruit baskets
for needy
families in
our community for Thanksgiving. Other
children prepared dinner
boxes.
155 people volunteered!
More than 900 people visited!
What a blessing!
Communion Preparation Workshop
March 8, 15 & 22 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Looking ahead
Spring Team: Feb. 1, 12:30 p.m. Colonial Room. Children’s
Ministry teachers are invited to prepare for the Spring Quarter. A
light lunch will be served. Childcare if requested in advance.
Parent’s Night Out: Feb. 7, 4-8 p.m. Youth and adults prepare
activities for children, infants to grade 5. Parents, make your plans
for dinner, a movie, shopping, etc. Sign-ups will be taken.
Fellowship at Valencia Woods: Feb. 15, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Everyone—all ages—invited! Our next visit will be March 15.
Hope you can join us!
Celebration of the Young Child: March 1.
Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, April 4, 10-11 a.m.
Baking for Meals on Wheels: Sunday, April 19,
12:30-3:30 p.m. Fellowship Hall.
If anyone is baptized, he or she is invited to participate in the Sacrament of Communion. This includes
children who have been baptized. Parents have the
special responsibility to determine whether their
children are at a point in their spiritual lives where
they can participate in Communion. While it is obvious that children can demonstrate a level of trust
in Jesus at a very young age, it is important that
they be given an opportunity to grow into a deeper
understanding of Communion as they develop intellectually, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.
We will be offering Preparing for the Lord’s
Table, a three-part workshop, which is designed to
help parents and their children (within or near the
age range of Grades 3-8) to grow into a deeper understanding of the Sacrament of Communion.
Children who take the workshop will be invited to
partake of the Sacrament of Communion on
Maundy Thursday, April 2.
Save the dates next summer!
Summer Blast 2015
Age 4 - Grade 5, July 13-17, 2015; Summer Blast Sunday, July 19, 2015
Applications will be available on May 1, 2015. Register by June 10 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Youth that have completed 6th grade as well as adults are encouraged to serve at Summer Blast Camp.
Contact: Sandy Floyd, 724-443-1555 or [email protected]
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Mission News / BPCC
Mission Updates
Pastor Dan
shared the
Christmas
Story with
preschoolers
at the BPCC!
2015 Honduras Hope Mission—February 6-15
Thank you for your continued support of the Honduras
Hope Mission. This year the 2015 Mission Team will be
traveling to Honduras on your behalf, in order to provide
medical, dental, vision, humanitarian and spiritual care in
the town of La Villa de San Francisco, Honduras, as well as
in four smaller rural communities of Suyapa, Suyate, Mira
Valle, and el Bufalo. The team will also be hosting evangelistic worship services, distributing food, Bibles, children’s
Bibles and personal care bags, emphasizing prevention efforts by providing 700 water filters and 1400 mosquito nets
to families, conducting educational workshops on
healthcare and spiritual topics, and doing personal visits
with the Hope Families whom many of you support on a
year-round basis. The team members are Neilly Buckalew,
Sophia Fardo, Dan Grob, Alexandra Grob, Daniel Grob, Jr.,
Fred Gropp, Cyndi Gropp, John Gropp, Katy Kemp, Susan
Kushner, Ellen Liebold, Cindy Potter, Rob Potter, Pauline
Taylor-Raiff, Matt Rittle, Ned Salopek, and Gary Weston.
Please keep all of the team members, as well as the folks in
Honduras with whom they will meet, in your prayers.
Thanks again, and God’s blessings to all of you.
Hosanna Industries Dates in 2015:
 HI 5K Race & Walk at North Park: April 18
 Mad Mex Shadyside Benefit Dinner: April 28
 Spring Trap Shoot (11th Annual) at Northside Sportsmen’s Association: May 16
 Golf Outing (18th Annual): Sept. 21
 Peoples Gas Energy Conservation Program: Oct. 8
 Autumn Trap Shoot (3rd Annual) at Northside Sportsmen’s Association: Oct. 17
 Preaching Clinic at Hosanna Industries’ Morledge
Chapel: Oct. 22 & 29, Nov. 5 & 12
 Festival of Trees (4th Annual): Nov. 21
 Christmas Gift Delivery Day: Dec. 12
Please help us keep our records up-to-date. Moving?
Changing a phone number or e-mail? Please contact the
church office to let us know.
To Publicize Church Events.
 Newsletters Please submit articles by the 10th
 Bulletins Please submit articles by Tuesday.
Pastoral Care Concerns. Please notify the church office
immediately of hospitalizations, illnesses, a death in the
family, and so on - we appreciate the information!
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Bakerstown Presbyterian Children’s Center (BPCC)
A note from Director Emily Willard:
"Love is patient, love is kind...."
I Corinthians 13:4. It is always exciting for me to experience at our preschool the kindness that generates all
around starting with our staff and moving right to the children. Our staff
ministers many kind ways of "loving
one another" the whole school year at
BPCC. In February, it's a very busy
place as we celebrate "Be Kind" week At BPCC, Jesus
is our Valentine!
by hosting the Easter Seals visit,
"Disability Awareness" to our 3 - 5
year olds. We begin our 3rd and last outreach … our third
annual, "Soles for Jesus!", collecting gently used or new
shoes (sizes up to 12) for children in Africa. We hook up
with Memorial Park Christian Preschool, add to their shoes,
and they are shipped to Wisconsin to be sorted. Our outreach ends at the end of February, so bring your shoes to the
front of the preschool to the collection box.
Our preschool will be celebrating the Week of the Young
Child at the end of February. The children will have an opportunity to sing for the congregation as we focus in on
young children. Valentine's Day parties, Praise Time Music,
art projects, Bible stories, & learning our letters and numbers
are just a few more of the fun things that we have at BPCC.
Registration for the 2015-16 school year is now open to the
community. If you would like a registration form, please
call the BPCC office or download one from the church’s
website! Jesus loves you and so we do we at BPCC!
Church website: www.fpcb.org
For information: 724-443-5330
[email protected]
Emily Willard, Director
Reaching . . . Growing . . . Serving
FEBRUARY 2015 NEWSLETTER
Non-Profit Org.
Nonprofit Standard Mail
Permit #9
U.S. Postage
Bakerstown, PA 15007
First Presbyterian Church
of Bakerstown
P.O. Box 127
Route 8 at Heckert Road
Bakerstown, PA 15007
Phone: 724-443-1555
Internet: www.fpcb.org
Sunday Schedule:
8:45 — 9:45 a.m.
10:00 — 10:50 a.m.
11:00 — 12:00 p.m.
Contemporary Service
Sunday School
Choral Service
“Whatever you love most, be it sports, pleasure, business or God, that is your god!”
Upcoming Events . . .

Middle School Lock-in—February 13-14, 8 p.m.-8 a.m. $10. Invite
your friends.

New York City High School Mission Trip—July 26-31. Get your $100
deposits in ASAP. Space is limited.
The Senior High Lock-In
on January 16-17
was a blast! Over 30
teens attended.
To see how really cool this
picture is, see the newsletter
on the FPCB website,
www.fpcb.org!
Reaching . . . Growing . . . Serving
Billy Graham

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