BRPC News

  • God’s Co-Op Pantry Updates

    by Gary Ingram

    We are thrilled to announce that the pantry is now operational at 12 East Allen Street. We need your help to re-stock. The most needed items are: vegetable oil 48oz bottles; maseca flour; canned chicken 5oz and 12.5oz; dry black beans 16oz bags; spaghetti 16oz. Monetary donations and gift cards to Shoprite are also much […]

    Advent Devotional Available

    by Gary Ingram

    Our Advent Devotional, “Songs of Peace”, offers some thoughts on Scripture and a familiar hymn each day. Printed copies are available in the narthex. Daily devotions will be emailed each morning. Join us in preparing our hearts and minds for welcoming Christ once again into our world and our lives. To receive these emails, sign […]

    Giving Tree is in Westminster Hall

    by Gary Ingram

    Our annual Giving Tree is up in Westminster Hall and filled with tags from some of our mission partners. You can help make Christmas special for clients at Good News Home for Woman and Homeless Solutions through your gifts. As God’s Co-op Pantry re-opens in its new location on our campus in just a few […]

    Youth Ministry Leadership Update

    by Rev. Dennis Jones

    Our Director of Youth Ministry Toby Montgomery will be completing his ministry with BRPC on November 5 and begin a new chapter serving as solo pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Independence, Iowa. We wish Toby God’s fullest blessing in all that is to come. We are all invited to a reception in Toby’s honor […]

    Congratulations to Elizabeth Messineo on 10 Years of Service at BRPC!

    by Gary Ingram

    On October 24, Liz Messineo will be celebrating her 10-year anniversary at BRPC, faithfully serving as our assistant treasurer. In her key financial role, Liz is responsible for processing all payments and recording all income. She also prepares financial reports for the Trustees and maintains our church financial records. Liz’s 10 years as an integral […]

    Presbyterian Disaster Assistance — Middle East Conflict

    by Gary Ingram

    The Mission Council has authorized $5,000 to be sent through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance to aid in relief efforts during the conflict in the Middle East. If you would like to make a personal contribution, please mark “PDA – Middle East” on your donation.

    More Details About the New Westminster Hall Kitchen

    by Dave Gibbons

    The design of the kitchen renovation considered feedback from many different sources, including Session, the Board of Trustees, Deacons, employees, and the volunteers that regularly use the kitchen before completing the architectural drawings and starting construction. During the solicitation of input, objectives were identified and prioritized. Important objectives included (i) adhering to a financial constraint […]

    Per Capita Payment Request

    by Cara Burchett

    Each year there is a “Per Capita” Apportionment to all Presbyterian Churches to support the administrative work of the Presbytery, Synod and General Assembly. The Book of Order requires each Presbyterian Church to make this payment for each and every member on its Church Roll. We believe, and take seriously, that it is our responsibility […]