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Christmas Comes Early Thanks to Lapstone & Hammer!

November 15, 2018

This October Lapstone & Hammer, a local clothing boutique and Converse partnered together for a charity shoe drive. Their shoe drive was a hit and they successfully collected over 1,000 pair of shoes in just three days. Lapstone & Hammer chose BSM (along with Cradles..

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  • Thank You to our Table Setters: Chick-Fil-A and Glenmede

    November 15, 2018

    There are many different ways to support BSM. One way that some of our neighbors go above and beyond the call is by financially sponsoring a meal! In the past couple of months we were delighted to have both Chick-Fil-A and Glenmede sponsor a meal and join us..

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  • Be Our Guest Success

    November 13, 2018

    On Thursday, October 18th we held our 3rd annual fundraiser, Be Our Guest. An interactive evening with stories of impact, a fantastic dinner party, and live and silent auctions, Be Our Guest is an opportunity to invest in Philadelphia through a unique and impactful event..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    November 12, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Rev. Laura Colee led us in meditating on Luke 12:13-21.  We are challenged to actively resist the want for bigger and better in a consumer-driven society.  We can find deep peace in enough! Listen to the sermon here. The faith community offered these..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    November 5, 2018

    In celebration of  All Saints Day, Rev. Laura Colee led us in meditating on Isaiah 43:1-17.  This day serves as a time to remember the many saints that make up the universal Church. We not only remember the people who have passed away, but also..

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  • National Grant Program Pledges More Funding Towards Saving Historic Churches

    November 1, 2018

    The National Fund for Sacred Places has selected 13 congregations from a field of 178 applicants to participate in a national historic preservation grant-making program. Entrance into the cohort gives congregations access to hundreds of thousands of dollars to restore some of America’s most significant..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    October 29, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Rev. Carla Jones Brown led us in meditating on Mark 10:46-51 where Jesus heals the blind man Bartimaeus; revealing how God is a healer! Listen to the sermon here. The faith community offered these prayers to God: Please pray that my family stays..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    October 22, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Rachel Johnson led us in meditating on Genesis 16:1-14. God finds us when we are told or believe that we are the least loveable or loved, but God sees us (differently than the world does, and differently than we see ourselves), cares..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    October 15, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Rev. Laura Colee led us in a meditation on Revelation 21:1-6a where God is identified as the Alpha and Omega--with us along the messy journey, making all things new, and transforming our lives in the process! The faith community offered these..

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