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    New Worship Schedule To Launch September 2019

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    Dear Members and Friends, Here at BRPC we care deeply about the worship of our loving and faithful God.  We believe that it is the center of all that we are and all that we do.  Worship is what restores us and reorients us.  It helps us find our way home.  Home to God. This […]

    Lenten Sermon Series — “Forgiveness”

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    Lent is the 40-day season of the Christian year where Christians focus on simple living, prayer, and fasting, in order to grow closer to God. It is a season of taking stock of one’s life in general and one’s spiritual life in particular, and to seek repentance, renewal, and rebirth. In some traditions it is […]

    “What Are You Expecting?” — An Advent Sermon Series

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    This year the season of Advent begins on December 2, and it is the weekend we will kick off our Advent Sermon Series entitled, What Are You Expecting? Advent is a time of anticipation and expectancy. It is a time of waiting, and preparing, and being open to the arrival of God’s presence in our […]

    Fall Sermon Series Begins September 16!

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    Presbyterian minister and author Frederick Buechner writes, “Generally speaking, if you want to know who you really are as distinct from who you like to think you are, keep an eye on where your feet take you.” Our Fall Sermon Series, entitled “Live It Out,” is inspired by the no-nonsense and practical wisdom of the […]

    A Note from the Pastor…

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    Dear Friends, Some of you know that a little more than 2 weeks ago I experienced sudden and severe hearing loss. With the help of a great team of doctors I’m still in the diagnosis stage, and continuing treatments. Earlier this week I saw a specialist in New York who concurred with the treatment my […]

    Historical Focus for December—Looking Forward in Faith

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    As this tricentennial year of celebration draws to a close, we pause to give heartfelt thanks to all those who so generously gave of their leadership, love, and creativity during this joyous year of remembrance and renewal. I especially want to express gratitude to Bill Emmitt, Kris Emmitt and George Fricke who served so faithfully […]

    Lent 2017 at BRPC — Encounters with Jesus

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    This year, during Lent, we will meet the people who met Jesus. We will learn from their joys and their struggles, from what they discovered and from what they totally missed. In the midst of that we will open our own hearts and minds to the transformative encounters that our Lord yearns to have with […]

    Our Historic Oak Tree – June 2016 update

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    Dear Friends, The following message is from our Trustees and Session’s Planning Council and pertains to the present health of our beloved historic oak tree.  We hope this update is helpful and promise to keep you posted on any new details or decisions. In faith and love, Dennis   The Trustees and Planning Council of […]