Oak Leaves Blog

They will be called oaks of righteousness,
    the planting of the Lord, to display his glory.

– Isaiah 61:3

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    Prayer for the Celebration of the Great Oak Tree

    by Michelle Ortega

    This prayer was written by Michelle and read by her during the service of Celebration for the Oak: We gather today with a psalm of thanks and praise for the life of this Great White Oak. Though one day soon its physical body will be gone, it gifts a legacy of wisdom to us all. […]

    Parents of Young, Wiggly Kids? Relax!

    by Gary Ingram

    Parents of young children: Relax! God put the wiggle in children; don’t feel you have to suppress those wiggles in God’s house. Here’s a few suggestions to enhance your child’s (and your) experience in worship: Consider sitting towards the front where its easier for your little ones to engage. Quietly explain the parts of the […]

    Cara Burchett: Supporting our Pastors & Congregation for Five Years, and Counting

    by Gary Ingram

    Our Pastoral Administrative Assistant, Cara Burchett, has recently celebrated her 5 year service anniversary with BRPC. Cara, who is a constant support for our pastors, is also responsible for our weekly church bulletins, church emails and prayer lists. She is the church contact person for all baptisms, weddings and funerals. Cara has a long history […]

    What’s New in the Library?

    by Gary Ingram

    Come check out the new items added to the library in July & August!  From prayers around the world, to navigating cultural & religious differences, to youth sports, to our own Pastor Emeritus Bob Beringer, there is something for everyone! Everyone Prays: Celebrating Faith Around the World, Lumbard, Alexis York EVERYONE PRAYS offers young hearts and minds a […]

    What’s Happening in Westminster Hall?

    by Gary Ingram

    Westminster Hall is  undergoing a remarkable renewal in order to meet the evolving needs of our congregation.  The re-design is intended to create a sense of timelessness and provide a beautiful backdrop for all gatherings, from fellowship to education to our new alternative worship service.  We are deeply grateful to Jeff Haines for developing the […]

    Children’s Ministries for 2014-15

    by Jacqueline Obregon

    We are looking forward to another exciting year of Sunday School, Spirit programs, and special events.  Our programs will begin on September 16 with our first day of Sunday School on September 21.  Below you will find an outline of a few new changes.  For additional information regarding all of our Children’s programs please click to […]