Events

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Welcome, Confirmation Class of 2022!

Welcome, Confirmation Class of 2022!

Join us this Sunday as the Confirmands of 2022 declare what they have come to believe with the congregation, affirming their faith and becoming members of BPC. Congratulations Confirmands! As your church family, we will continue to be a faithful partner in your journey.

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Special Coffee Hour

Special Coffee Hour

Join us in the Fellowship Hall on June 12 after worship service for a special coffee hour celebrating Pastor John's Doctorate of Ministry from Columbia Theological Seminary.  All are welcome to stop by and help us congratulate The Reverend Doctor John Hardin Sawyer!

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We Want Your Feedback!

We Want Your Feedback!

Over the next few weeks you will have the ability to fill out a Participation Survey through the mail, in person at the church or online here.In this time of reopening and beginning again (in some cases, starting over from scratch), we are hearing calls from all of you

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2022 Mission Recovery Trip

2022 Mission Recovery Trip

It's official! This summer we will continue our support for the housing ministry of our long-term partner, Mission At The Eastward (MATE). Anyone 16 or older can participate. Kids 13-15 years old can attend with a legal guardian or parent. Can't go for the week? That's ok! Go for any

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Music & Choir Celebration

Music & Choir Celebration

Potluck and Swimming = Summer!We want to thank you for the wonderful music that has filled our hearts and minds over the last two years. All BPC members and friends who have shared their musical talents are invited to come together for this Music/Choir summer celebration. Bring your favorite

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From Compassion to Action

From Compassion to Action

You can make a difference in our communities today!There are many volunteer opportunities to help individuals and families throughout New Hampshire and Maine. Be a part of the discussion, and help us lead in putting compassion into action. Lend your thoughts and talents.  Learn more Stay Informed! Sign up

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Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Join the BPC and Others Book Group in reading "What Happened to You: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing" by Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry.  Then the group for an important discussion on this topic on Tuesday, May 24 at 7:00 PM. You can attend online via Zoom

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Special Forum on Ukraine

Special Forum on Ukraine

Bedford Presbyterian Church welcomes guest speaker Christina Vogel of the Ukrainian Catholic Church. Christina will offer a 45-minute presentation with time for questions and answers about Ukraine and the difficulties facing the Ukrainian people.  We will explore a broader understanding of the war and what fellow Christians are doing to

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Children's Sunday

Children's Sunday

Join us on Sunday, May 15 for Children's Sunday. Listen to Word and prepare your hearts and minds for worship as the children of BPC join Pastor John Sawyer in leading us through service. If you have a child interested in leading service on Children's Sunday, send an email to

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Second Chance Auction

Second Chance Auction

Due to continued interest you can still bid or buy now for your favorite illustration before it's gone!Bidding will continue to be open through June 4, 2022, at 5 p.m. 100% of proceeds will go directly to Families in Transition. Start your bidding today! https://bit.ly/bpc-art-auction

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Walk Against Hunger

Walk Against Hunger

On Sunday, May 15 at noon, BPC Youth Ministry members, families, and friends will be walking to help Families In Transition raise awareness and support efforts against hunger. For just $10, you can walk with us or support one of our BPC walkers in this effort: https://bit.ly/37kMNyu

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Special Offering for the People of Ukraine

Special Offering for the People of Ukraine

On Sunday, May 15, BPC will be taking up a special offering to support Presbyterian Disaster Assistance’s relief efforts with and for the displaced people of Ukraine.  Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is helping to fund relief organizations among our partner churches in Eastern Europe as well as some efforts

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Celtic Psalms: Special Guests

Celtic Psalms: Special Guests

We are excited to announce that we will have some very special musical guests joining us on Sunday, July 3rd during worship service. Kiran Young Wimberly and the McGraths will be stopping by to share their talents while on a visit from Ireland. Kiran Young Wimberly is an American Presbyterian

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Harold G. Williams Jr. Scholarship

Harold G. Williams Jr. Scholarship

Bedford Presbyterian Church has been providing awards from the Harold G. Williams Jr. Scholarship Fund to one or more applicants planning on continuing their education at a college, trade school or graduate degree program in the fall of the year in which the scholarship is awarded. Recognition and awards will

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Holy Week and Easter Services

Holy Week and Easter Services

As we enter into Holy Week remember all that He sacrificed and reflect on the life and death of Jesus Christ. His ride down the Mount of Olives. His clearing of the Temple. His shouts of "Hosanna to the King!" His word about God's love. Preparing for the Last Supper,

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Children's Easter Celebration

Children's Easter Celebration

Children's Ministry invites you and your children (preschool through grade 5) to attend our outside Easter Celebration on Saturday, April 16, at 10:00 AM. We are excited to bring back many of last year's favorites including: An Easter storyMusic and sing-along songsEaster egg hunt andThe popular flower crossBe sure

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Trivia Night

Trivia Night

This Saturday, April 9th. Register your team here: https://bit.ly/BPCtrivianight22 Doors open at 5:30 PM.   Prizes, food and music abound. Walk-ins are welcome. Open to the everyone so bring your friends, neighbors, cousins, siblings - you get the idea :). To view the video only, click HERE.

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Minute for Mission - Spiritual and Physical Food

Minute for Mission - Spiritual and Physical Food

By this time, you may have heard testimony from many members of the community Afghan Relocation Neighborhood Support Team to know that the family we are currently supporting has shared food with some of us many times. It is a central part of the Afghan culture to share food with

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Trivia Game Night Fundraiser

Trivia Game Night Fundraiser

If you haven't already, sign your team up below and mark your calendars for a fun Trivia Game Night on Saturday, April 9th. Doors open at 5:30 PM. All are welcome - teams of adults and kids! Over the past few months, the youth members of BPC have been

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Confirmation Starting April 3rd

Confirmation Starting April 3rd

Engaging in a partnership with our 8th grade youth through the confirmation process is one of most meaningful and wonderful things BPC undertakes every year. Confirmation is a serious, active, challenging, thought provoking, and fun exercise in exploring our faith! Classes start April 3rd at the church from 6 to

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Welcome Back Party!

Welcome Back Party!

Join us on Sunday, March 27 from 5 to 7 PM, for a toe-tapping, heel-kicking Welcome Back Party for Pastor John.  Join your BPC family and friends for an evening of fellowship and a musical performance from the Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki Trio, as we gather together in celebration in the Fellowship

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March 2022 Sunday School Schedule

March 2022 Sunday School Schedule

Grades 1 through 6 - The Old and the New Testament This month children will continue to learn and review the main points of Bible stories from the New Testament as they explore the differences (and similarities) from the Old Testament. They will explore an introduction to Matthew 22:37-39

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Sabbatical Daily Prayer

Sabbatical Daily Prayer

As we enter the New Year and move forward into the months ahead, let us enter into a rhythm of sabbath through daily prayer. If you are a member of Bedford Presbyterian Church, be sure to pick up your copy of The Message provided free of charge to each household

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Make a Difference in the Lives of Afghan Families

Make a Difference in the Lives of Afghan Families

As you may be aware, families and individuals were forced to flee from their homes and country in Afghanistan in the fall of 2021. Initially housed at military bases to enter the United States for refuge, many families and individuals were quickly relocated to New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Bedford Presbyterian

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Minute for Mission - Gratitude

Minute for Mission - Gratitude

The generosity of our Church family for our Afghan family has been awe-inspiring. We continue to provide assistance with scheduling and transportation to and from medical appointments, and a big milestone was achieved this week.  The father of the family began working at a local Market Basket supermarket.  Market Basket

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