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Special Announcement from the PNC

July 10, 2018

Dear BSM Community, At the outset, we, the members of the PNC, wish to thank you so very much for your understanding and patience over the past months as we have been searching for a new lead pastor for our worshipping community. We are extremely..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    July 16, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Mr. Jackson Curreri led us in meditating on Mark 6:14-29 where we encountered different kinds of power, and the difficulties of discipleship.  We are empowered by the Spirit to live into the Good News of Jesus where power is redefined, and..

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  • Reflections from Nikki and Mara

    July 10, 2018

    Mara Koren As my year ends at Broad Street, I leave with images and faces. The day we got the new carpet in the dining room, and lay on our bellies, marveling that it would never again look so perfect. Charles’s cookies. Geremi’s ever-present and..

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  • Thank You to Our Table Setters: AC Linen and Andersen Tax!

    July 10, 2018

    There are many different ways to get involved at BSM. By volunteering at one of the various services we provide during Breaking Bread, by gathering clothing and personal care items, by donating, or even just by being great ambassadors and spreading the word about BSM..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    July 9, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Rev. Raymond Bonwell led us in meditating on Mark 6:1-13.  Jesus is rejected as a prophet in his hometown.  Then, he sends the apostles out in pairs equipped only with the Word of the Lord; calling people to repent.  We might..

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  • Highlights from Spring 2018 Reentry Events

    July 6, 2018

    By Michael McKee Did you know that City Council has deemed June Reentry Month in Philadelphia? Last month was the second year the city honored individuals returning home from incarceration and working to rebuild their lives and communities.  Here at Broad Street, we just couldn’t..

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  • Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie

    July 5, 2018

    Charlie has been a regular volunteer at BSM for the last two years. Having worked at a non-profit organization in Camden, he extended his altruism to BSM after hearing about us and then doing some digging. “When my wife and I moved to Philadelphia four..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    July 2, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Ms. Bailie Gregory led us in meditating on Mark 5:21-43 where waiting can be difficult, especially when we are seeking healing.  Hope is found as the Spirit guides us to know Jesus is with us! The community lifted these prayers to..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    June 25, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Rev. Raymond Bonwell led us in meditating on Mark 4:35-41  where the disciples were in a boat, a mega-storm threatened to sink them, and Jesus was asleep on a cushion.  The disciples were afraid with a great fear.  Jesus rebuked the..

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  • Last Night at BSM

    June 18, 2018

    Last night at BSM, Rev. Michele Ward led us in meditating on Luke 10:25-37.  In the parable of the Good Samaritan, being present in the moment to whatever and whomever God brings our way is the kind of presence that Jesus invites us to embody..

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