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Welcome to the Brownsville Community Church, a United Methodist Church, located in West Windsor, Vermont.  If you are interested in attending a local church that is actively serving the local community, please join us Sunday morning at 9:00AM.  Whether you are new to the Christian faith or have been away from the church for some time, come join us.  Visitors on vacation here in the beautiful Mount Ascutney area are always welcome.

Events in July

NEW BCC EMAIL ADDRESS

Please note the new BCC email address … bcchurchvt@gmail.com

CONCERT & BARBEQUE

On Sunday, July 30th, there will be a concert at 4:00 and a community potluck barbeque at 5:00.  These July 30th events will launch the bi-monthly BCC Community Dinners which will start in September.  At the BBQ, BCC will supply hot dogs, hamburgers & soft drinks. The community & Church Family are asked to bring salads & desserts to share.  Volunteers for set up & break down would be very much appreciated.  Details on the concert & bi-monthly Community Dinners are forthcoming.  Linda & Bill can be reached at 802-299-9057 or ParrisHill@comcast.net.

BROWNSVILLE CHURCH YOUTH

Christian Scouting – Trail Life USA for Boys & American Heritage Girls troops will be marching in the West Windsor Independence Day Parade.  They will also have a table outside the Church where they will have Troop information & will be selling water and lemonade.

The next meetings/outings of both troops will be July 15 (hiking outing), July 27 (troop meetings).   At the first outing (working toward the troops’ Fishing Badges), 47 people (youth & parents) had a great morning at Knapp Pond.  Contact me if you have questions or if you would like to become involved.  I can be reached at 802-245-4886 or bcchurchvt@gmail.com.

Nursery – Our youth numbers are growing!  There’s a new Nursery Care sign-up sheet in Fellowship Hall next to the Coffee Hour clipboard.  Please consider “donating” an hour during Church Service to help with our little ones in the nursery.

Nicholas Leary, Vaughn Phillips & Seven Bowen will be celebrating their birthdays in August!

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN

Stop by UMW’s bake, crafts & white elephant tables at the July 4th celebration.

­­­The next UMW meeting is July 29th at 10:30 following the Women’s Potluck Fellowship Breakfast. All are welcome.  Ann Matthews can be reached at 802-484-5502.

“SATURDAY NIGHT LIFE”

The next “Saturday Night Life”, contemporary Christian music, praise and prayer gatherings, will be July 15th at 7 PM.  All are welcome including musicians (who should arrive by 6:30).

Christie Leary can be reached at 802-578-0914 or cknaleary@gmail.com.

 CATHEDRAL IN THE LIGHT

On Sunday, July 16th, Karen Skalla will be leading a mission to Greenfield, MA where BCC will host the weekly community meal at Cathedral in the Light, an outdoor worship service on the green.   Food preparation will take place in Fellowship Hall on Saturday, July 15 from 9 – 11 a.m.  Karen can be reached at karen.a.skalla@hitchcock.org or 802-484-1244.

FOOD SHELF

The summer Satellite Food Shelf at BCC will be July 18th & August 22 (11:30 am – 1:00).  Donations of cereal, canned chicken & 100% juice boxes would be helpful and very much appreciated.  Ann can be reached at 802-484-5502 and Linda can be reached at 802-484-3200.

WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP POTLUCK BREAKFAST

The next breakfast will be July 29th at 9 AM.  Bring something to share including a friend &/or neighbor.  Kathi Leary can be reached at 802-674-2320 or cknaleary@comcast.net.

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST

The next Men’s Fellowship Breakfast will be Saturday, August 12 from 8:00 – 9:30.

Mike Kell can be reached at 201-640-4778 or mdkell1027@hotmail.com.

BCC CHOIR REHEARSAL

Watch your inbox for the Choir schedule.  New members are always welcome!

LADIES’ BIBLE STUDY

Ladies’ Bible Study will resume in the fall.  Deb Kell can be reached at mdkell1029@hotmail.com or 802-952-1078.

“ALPHA”

The next Alpha Course is TBA.

 

Trustees – July 16 – Bill Ley, Chair (802-299-9057)

Administrative Council – August 20 – Phil Arvidson, Chair (802-484-1228)

SPPRC – The next SPPRC meeting is TBA. Dan Hall, Chair (978-228-0025)

Questions? … please contact me at 802-245-4886 or bcchurchvt@gmail.com .

 

Pastor Christian +

 

“We will praise God for the new life we have found!  Alleluia!”

Pastor Chris

Arvidson's Advent 2013