Preacher: Ann Palmerton
Times: 8:45 & 11:00 a.m.
Advent & Christmas
At Broad Street
Sundays, December 16, 9:45 a.m. — Adult Ed: Prophetic Voices for a Land of Deep Darkness
Barbara Kaiser, popular teacher and professor of Biblical Studies at Wittenbrg University, will explore passages from the Book of Isaiah that speak about uncovering hope and joy in times of despondency and challenge.
Sunday, December 23, 9:45 a.m. — iGen Caroling at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber Retirement Community
All ages are welcome at this iGen event where we’ll carol for residents in the Health Center and Rehab Studios. Meet there at 9:45 a.m. or ride on the Bexley Beat Bus, leaving BSPC at 9:30 a.m. We’ll return to BSPC in time for 11:00 a.m. worship.
Monday, December 24 — Christmas Eve Worship Services
Family Candlelight Service – Sanctuary, 6:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve Recital by organist Jim Hildreth – Sanctuary, 8:30 p.m.
Traditional Christmas Eve Service – Sanctuary, 9:00 p.m.
Monday, December 24, 6:00 p.m. — Christmas Eve Family Candlelight Service
We encourage children to participate in Christmas Eve worship by being part of a children’s nativity during the service. In the Narthex, your child can pick a costume or can come dressed in their own. During the service children will come forward to form the nativity scene. We’ll have characters including angels, shepherds, lambs, cows, chickens, camels, kings, and queens, making worship meaningful and enjoyable. The service will conclude with singing “Silent Night.” After worship, enjoy wassail (spiced cider) and cookies provided by the Deacons.
Monday, December 24, 8:30 p.m. — Christmas Eve Recital
Broad Street organist Jim Hildreth will be joined by his wife, Valorie Adams-Hildreth–flute, in Jim’s annual Christmas Eve recital. The program will feature beautiful music for piano, organ, and flute that will lead into our traditional candlelight service at 9:00 p.m.
Monday, December 24, 9:00 p.m. — Christmas Eve Traditional Candlelight Service
This service will feature the choir singing a variety of musical styles, along with lessons, carols, and candlelight. It will conclude with the singing of “Silent Night.” After the service, enjoy wassail (spiced cider) and cookies provided by the Deacons.
Sunday, December 30, 11:00 a.m. — One Worship Service Only Today
Join us for worship in the Sanctuary at 11:00 a.m. only. Nursery care will be available. No early worship at 8:45 a.m. or education classes.
2019 Annual Campaign:
A Decade of Difference
Nov. 29-Dec. 28
From Our Hearts
Thursday, November 29 – Friday, December 28 in Palmer Hall
This is the Eastside Arts Initiative’s first ever exhibit of children’s art. The young artists attend either the Broad Street Presbyterian Church’s Broad Street Achievement afterschool program or the Gladden Community House “Art in the House afterschool program.
Thursday, November 29, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
The exhibit officially opens with a reception for the artists. This is the first time for most of them to share their artwork with an audience and they were excited. Please come to the reception to meet the children, view their artwork, and enjoy light refreshments.
On Tuesday, November 20, an Early Thanksgiving Dinner was served to 180 guests and 60 to-go dinners were distributed along with some leftovers to departing guests. On Wednesday, November 21, BSPC Food Pantry guests were offered many dinner leftovers as well as 600 servings of fresh-frozen turkey soup. Thanks be to God for the dedicated volunteers and food sponsors who made it possible to nourish the bodies and spirits of our neighbors, and for all of us to experience the commonness and difference of community.