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Nov
21
to Apr 17

BPC Leadership Training with Pastor Chris Scruggs

Leadership training is for anyone who is an Elder or Deacon (current or former), Board Members, Lay Leaders or anyone interested in being a future leader at BPC. The training will take place on the third Tuesday for the next 6 months in Auburn Hall.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 - Beginning Basics: What Is a Christian Leader?

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19 - What Does It mean to be a Presbyterian Leader?

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16 - What Are the Basic Characteristics of a Leader?

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 - How Do Leaders Handle Conflict?

TUESDAY, MARCH 20 - How Do We Lead in Transition?

TUESDAY, APRIL 17 - Mentoring the Next Generation

No registration required. 

Questions? Contact Sharon Brumagin here or call 440.871.3822 X136.

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Jan
14
to May 6

Sunday Morning Class: The Book of Isaiah

Join John Murtha as he teaches from the Book of Isaiah this winter! Isaiah is the most referenced prophetic book in the New Testament and has truths and doctrines that apply to our lives as Christ-followers today!

No registration is needed.

Class began Sunday, January 14th and will continue through May. The class meets in Auburn Hall.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Ritchie here.

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Feb
6
to Mar 20

Women's Study: Isaiah with Morgan Heberle

Gals, join us late winter/early spring (Tuesdays, February 6 - March 20), as we take a look at several specific poems in the book of Isaiah, referred to as the Servant Songs. It is easy to lose heart under the pressure of our day-to-day demands, or in the suffering of the world around us. Our prayer as we consider the Servant Songs of Isaiah is that as the spring and celebration of Resurrection Sunday approaches, we would be reawakened to the powerful reality of God's unfolding story.

In preparation, please read through the book of Isaiah, and we will gather in February. 

Register for class here. Register for childcare here.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Ritchie here or call 440.871.3822 X142.

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Feb
24
7:00 PM19:00

Grove City Choir

In partnership with Christ Church Westshore, Bay Pres is pleased to welcome The Grove City Touring Choir for a performance at Bay Presbyterian Church on Saturday, February 24th at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary.

The choir has 45 students that will need housing on Saturday evening. Would you consider opening up your home to the students?

For more information and to sign up please contact Sybil Mundy here.

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Feb
25
to Mar 4

Family Communion Workshop

Are your kids asking about Communion? Do you, as a parent, have questions about how to teach them about this sacrament? Then join us for the Family Communion Workshop and learn together about The Lord’s Supper.  Register by February 18th.

This is a two part workshop:

  • Parent Training on February 25 at 11:00am
  • Family Dinner & Workshop on March 4 at 6:00pm

Communion will be offered at both service hours on March 11, 2018.

Cost is $15.

Contact Lois Lam (440.871.3822 x 107) with questions. 

 

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Mar
2
to Mar 3
MEN

2018 BPC Men's Retreat

Hey Men! Our 2018 Bay Pres MEN'S RETREAT is slated for March 2-3!

The theme of the Retreat is "Words of Encouragement" and focuses on how God speaks to us through others to mold us into becoming the Man HE truly created! If you've been to the Men's Retreat in the past couple of years, you know how powerful this gathering of men is!

Save the date and bring a friend with you! The retreat will take place at Beulah Beach (6010 West Lake Road, Vermillion, OH 44089). 

Cost: $85 per person.

Register here now through February 15.

Questions? Contact Steve Corcoran here.

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Mar
4
to Mar 18

Evidences for the Resurrection of Jesus

Join Michael Shenigo-Rudy during Lent for a series of three lectures dealing with the resurrection of Christ.  Michael will be discussion three separate, powerful lines of evidence for the resurrection – one in each lecture. Come learn about the eyewitnesses, the empty tomb and the spread of the Christian faith as they serve to provide evidence of the resurrection of Christ.

The class takes place Sundays, March 4, 11, 18 9:00am - 10:15am in Auburn Hall.

No registration necessary.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Ritchie here or call 440.871.3822 X142.

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Mar
10
9:00 AM09:00

Financial Stability: A Primer

Did God grab your attention as Pastor Chris preached on stewardship? Interested in learning more about Christian Financial concepts and a healthy approach to financial stability?

Attend our 2 hour seminar: Financial Stability: A Primer. The seminar will be taught by Abe Klassen. Abe has had over 40 years of experience in finance and accounting and 4 years of experience coordinating Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace ministry. You'll walk away with principles you can begin applying now - and a better picture of how our Gracious God views finances!

Register here by March 8th.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Ritchie here or call 440.871.3822 X142. 

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Mar
18
12:15 PM12:15

SAVE THE DATE: A Love & Serve Lunch for Families

Each year we ask our families to join us as we focus on a ministry that we support and we have events and service projects throughout the year to help our kids get involved. It’s called Love & Serve.

Our next event is a luncheon in Auburn Hall. BRING your kids! Bring yourselves! We’ll learn more about God’s work in Kenya with CAREforAIDS (CFA)! Donations to CFA will be accepted at the event as well. Come enjoy the lunch and take advantage of this great opportunity to learn more and get involved!

Registration coming soon!

Questions? Contact Libby Peterson. (lpeterson@baypres.org or 440.871.3822 X113)

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May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Spring RESPITE event (May 4th)

As a church we host a free quarterly event that has made church more meaningful for families with special needs. It's called Respite, and it's a two and a half hour event (three hours for volunteers) that gives parents and caretakers a break from their everyday lives.

If you're a parent of a child with special needs and you want your child (and siblings) to attend the Spring Respite Event on Friday, May 4, click the attend button. Please note: each child needs their own registration form. You will have the opportunity to put your name on a waiting list if our guest registration fills up during the April 9-27 registration period. We look forward to welcoming you to Respite at BPC!

Our next event is Friday, May 4, and if you want to plug in and get involved in the
life of the church in a new way, click the button to serve.

For some parents Respite nights are the only date nights they get all year. This means so much to the families that come that we don't want you to miss your opportunity to get involved in giving someone a much needed break.

At Respite, kids spend time doing all sorts of activities and it takes volunteers to keep those activities going. That's where you come in. Whether you're a teenager or a retired adult, there is a long list of roles that you can fill ranging from specialist roles to first-time volunteers with no experience. Anybody can find a place to serve, including you.

Get in touch with Beth Golik with any questions. (440.871.3822x181)

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Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Men's Service Opportunity

Men’s Quarterly Service Opportunity: “Nehemiah Project”

We have plenty of work, including some more demo and light construction (indoor and outdoor) to do on the Trowbridge property at the Family Ministry Center. In addition, there is some light construction work at another nearby transitional housing property.    

Men will meet at the Family Ministry Center at 10:00 am, dressed warm and ready to serve. Bring your demo/construction tools with you! Stay as long as you can.

Contact Scott Hazlett (440.305.1515) to learn more! Lunch will be supplied.  

At the last service opportunity the man filled two 40 yard dumpsters in less than 6 hours, giving this renovation project a huge start! Join us for more of the same.

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Feb
9
to Feb 10

IF: Gathering (for women)

Women, don't miss this! The IF:Gathering is an annual two-day gathering in Austin, TX that is simulcast across the world in local churches, homes and communities. Women come together to wrestle with essential questions of faith and encounter God in a real and lasting way. The IF:Gathering will begin at 6pm on Friday, February 9th and we'll come together again at 9am on Saturday!

Take the time to foster your relationship with God through stories, sharing and worship.

This event is for women of ALL AGES, teenagers through golden agers!!!

Register here now through February 2.

Questions? Contact Sally Gerycz here.

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Feb
6
7:00 PM19:00

Let's Talk about Growing Up

Let’s Talk about Growing UP – This class for parents AND 4th, 5th or 6th grade students helps you as parents talk with your kids about God’s design for our bodies and the changes that take place as we grow up.  Class will be held on four Tuesday evenings: Feb. 6, 13, 20 & 27.

Register here January 11 - February 1 .

NOTE: There is no class fee, but participants are asked to purchase a copy of the book:  Understanding your Young Teen, by Mark Oestreicher.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Ritchie here.

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Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

CARE for AIDS Impact Trip Info Meeting

Did you have fun at the CARE for AIDS meal packing event in November? Do you want to know more about the ministry and the upcoming impact trip to Nairobi, Kenya in September?  Please join Phil and Jill Battershell for an information night, about the ministry and the future trip.

RSVP to Phil at phil.battershell@gmail.com if you will be attending.

Meeting will take place at the home of Phil & Jill Battershell (421 Longbeach Pkwy, Bay Village, OH) 

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Feb
2
to Feb 4

EPiC'18 Retreat - for students

Announcing EPiC ’18 – A winter retreat for grades 7 through 12 at Beulah Beach in Vermilion, OH. We’ll be joining with Student Ministries from other churches in our Presbytery (the Presbytery of the Alleghenies) for a weekend of awesome praise and worship, teaching from an incredible speaker, and powerful breakouts. Discover who you are in Christ, grow closer to your friends, make a few new friends, play amazing games and battle it out in the dodgeball tournament.

Register here by January 14.

Questions? Contact Morgan Smith here or at 440.871.3822 X138

Go here for more info.

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Jan
26
6:30 PM18:30

Pajama Jam Family Night

This event is for preschool age children and their families. Children may wear their pajamas and join us for an evening full of singing and dancing. Cookies and milk provided following the concert. Tickets may be purchased beginning January 7th from Julie Hazlett at the preschool office or at the Welcome Center: $10/family (checks to BPC or exact change accepted).

In Lakeview Hall.

Donation items for Cornerstone Among Women will be accepted at the door (baby items such as: formula, diapers, onesies etc)

Questions? Contact Julie Hazlett here.

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Jan
19
7:00 PM19:00

Worship Night

As our church embraces the sermon series "Heart of Worship" this January, we want to offer you a time of extended worship led by the Worship Team. Let's focus on what it means to be a worshipper and practice all the things God is teaching us about holding Christ in the central and highest place in our hearts.

In Auburn Hall.

Questions? Contact Jessica Fischer here or call 440.871.3822 X129.

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Jan
14
to Jan 22

Sunday Morning Class - (re)integrate

Re-Integrate -    Did you know that the Bible uses the same Hebrew word for worship, service, and work? That all of our activities and labors are sacred callings? And that they can count for the eternal Kingdom of God? Jesus plans to redeem all of Creation, and we can be his hands and his feet in our practical, day-to-day lives.

Join John and Susan McElwain as they lead those participating to discover the surprising and liberating scope of the Bible's good news. Explore how its Truth holds all of life together, and know why Paul said, “I am not ashamed of the gospel.”

John is a BPC Elder and Susan is a teacher, formerly at The Bridge Avenue School.             Susan shared: “We’ve been looking forward to this opportunity for decades!”

Class begins January 14 and runs for 10 weeks. This class is open and appropriate for high school students through retirees!  Come one and all and embrace the full scope of the Gospel!

Register for class here through January 22. Class will take place in The Fallout.

Class fee is $12 which will cover the cost of the workbook which you will receive the first day of class.

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Ritchie here.

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Jan
6
7:00 AM07:00
MEN

Men's Breakfast

BPC Join the men of BPC for breakfast and a speaker in the Fallout. The men of BPC gather monthly to encourage each other in the Lord as we pursue Him and His ways in our lives, out families, our church and our communities! 

No need to register, just join us!

Questions? Contact John Faile here.

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Dec
7
to Jan 3

MOPS - Mothers of Preschoolers

Registration for the January - May semester of MOPS is now OPEN! MOPS is a ministry to mothers of babies and through Kindergartners. Daytime groups meet twice a month on Monday mornings and our evening group meets twice a month on Wednesday evenings.

Registration here through January 2nd.  Childcare is offered in support of the daytime groups, register here.

We look forward to having you join the great work God is doing through MOPS! 

Questions? Contact Libby Peterson here

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Dec
6
to Feb 6

Storytellers Needed

If you enjoy telling stories—and don’t mind getting silly every now and then—there is a service opportunity for you in the Elementary Children’s Ministry! We are looking for Storytellers to join our Large Group production team. Commitment would be just one or two Sundays each month at either the 9:00 or 11:00 am service, and a script is provided.  

Interested? Contact Julie Hazlett here or call 440.871.3822X117.

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Oct
30
to Dec 31

Bay Presbyterian Preschool Tours

Children turning three or four by August 1, 2018 will be eligible for our 2018-2019 enrollment for Bay Presbyterian Weekday Preschool. 

Tours are being offered for prospective families now through December. You will want to tour the school prior to registration. 

Registration opens on January 1st for BPC members of former families. For non-members/visitors/community, registration opens January 8th. All registrations are on-line at www.bpcpreschool.org. For more information or to set up an appointment for a tour, contact Maribeth McKee at 440.871.1503x155

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Oct
19
to Dec 19

We're hiring a Children's Worship/Production Leader

Do you love working with Children?
Do you love to worship Jesus through song & drama?


You may have what it takes to fill our open Children’s Worship/Production Leader position!

We have a part-time position open (25 hrs. per week) to LEAD our kids with songs of praise and worship and drama in UPSTREET on Sunday mornings!


If you’re interested in learning more, contact Adrienne Stevens (440.871.1503x124).

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Bay Presbyterian Church - 25415 Lake Road, Bay Village, OH 44140 -  440.871.3822