Centennial Celebration

Centennial Celebration
Help us ceBlacknall100_color_CMYKlebrate Blacknall’s 100th birthday! Join together in unique ways to commemorate this past century of God’s goodness, like worshiping with past leaders, breaking bread over a historical bowl of Brunswick stew, or building up the walls of a new Habitat for Humanity home. In marking these many years of Christian community, let us  worship and serve together.

Centennial Celebration Gala – Saturday, February 27, 6-9 p.m.
Durham Convention Center, Downtown Marriott. Purchase/Reserve seating.

Centennial Habitat for Humanity Build
In honor of the many hands that built Blacknall’s house of worship 100 years ago, let us use our hands in raising walls and hammering nails to build a new Durham home. Look for more details soon!

Centennial Finale Celebration Picnic – October 2016

Advent Wreath Workshop

advent-wreath-picSunday, November 29, 4-6 p.m., Community Room. This is an event for all ages! Wreaths are assembled in one-hour shifts. Please bring a pizza pan to transport your finished wreath and $12 for your kit (candles, oasis ring, etc). Please make checks payable to BMPC. Clippers and greenery cuttings are helpful, too. Signup today in the Lower Atrium or email Margaret Frothingham.

Advent Services

advent-slideLessons & Carols – Sunday, December 6, 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., Sanctuary

Carols & Cocoa – Sunday, December 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sanctuary & Fellowship Hall, A Christmas songfest with tasty refreshments to follow. Come sing your favorite carol and end the evening with cocoa and cookies. The whole family is welcome! Childcare not provided.

Worship on the Longest Night – Sunday, December 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sanctuary Perhaps this has been a hard year for you or you are having trouble getting into the ‘spirit’ of the season. All are welcome to gather for prayerful worship of Jesus Christ, the Light of the world, who is with us even on this (symbolically) longest and darkest night of the year. Childcare provided for infants through 2nd grade.

Christmas Eve Services – Thursday, December 24, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sanctuary. Both services include communion and candles. Childcare provided through age 4.

Congregational Survey

Listening Tour Survey – take it online

Open November 15-December 15

As part of the Listening Tour taking place this fall, please take a moment to complete the congregational survey from leaders of our various ministries. We hope the survey feedback will help our ministries be as effective as possible.

November | December Newsletter

November December Newsletter

The November | December Newsletter is now available!  Highlights include:

  • Pastor’s Letter from David Dunderdale
  • Life in Beni: An Interview with Emily & Kyle Hamilton
  • Treasuring Our Neighbor: Reflections on Reality Ministries Community Worship
  • Festival of the Bean Snapshots

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