News - News, March

Great Work, Successful BMS Soup Drive!

This winter, 50 families prepared over 260 gallons of homemade soup to help feed guests of Broad Street Ministry's Cafe 315. What a beautiful reflection of God's grace and generosity! Thank you to all participants. If you would like to learn more about volunteering at BSM, please contact Dave Welsh or Dana Loundas.

Volunteer at the Barn

The Barn at Spring Brook Farm provides animal-assisted activities for children with disabilities. Located on a 17-acre farm in West Chester, it is a safe place, where children and their families find peace and enrichment. Their programs depend on volunteers to assist children, care for animals, and maintain the grounds. Questions? Interested in volunteering? Contact Ann Hatfield or visit their website.

Wanted, Café 10 West Volunteers!

Do you have a little-used Cuisinart taking up space in your kitchen? Café 10 West is looking for a food processor. The café also needs behind-the-counter volunteers for three shifts: 8-9:30am, 9:30-11am, and 11am-12:30pm. Youth are welcome with adult supervision. Minimum training required. Questions or to volunteer, contact Terry Hawkins.

Vision Quest 2023 Event Recap

At our 2nd congregational listening session on Sunday, we looked at the results from our first event. We also learned what we do well as a Church. There is still time to give feedback on the 2nd event! Watch the congregational listening eventview Bill Wilson's powerpointand submit the worksheet filled out during the event. Return it to the Vision Quest mailbox or email it to the team by March 25. The next Vision Quest conversation is April 8.

Order Easter Flowers

If you would like to order an Easter spring flower in memory or in honor of someone, contact Barb Drain with your name and the dedication you would like listed in the bulletin. The cost is $12. Orders will be taken through March 26. Session also encourages those who wish to make a contribution to the Endowment Fund in memory or honor of a loved one or friend to do so; names will be listed.

Rev. Ed Brandt Accepts New Call

Many of us have come to know Chaplain Ed Brandt over the last decade.  From 2009-2010 Ed was the primary preaching pastor in Spellman Hall, when we held concurrent services. Ed has served most recently as Parish Associate at Westminster, leading worship, teaching, and starting a Veterans Group. Ed has recently accepted a call to serve a congregation in Wilmington.  Click here to see Ed’s letter to Westminster. We give thanks to God for Ed’s ministry and friendship over the years!