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Registration is LIVE for the BCMC Camp Mennoscah Retreat, which is on April 27 & 28! Arrival can officially happen after 1 PM on Saturday, and you are welcome to come for Saturday, Sunday, or both, with the option to spend the night. The retreat concludes with Sunday morning worship at 10 AM and lunch at 11:30 AM. If interested in attending, you can use the link here: Camp Mennoscah Retreat Registration – April 27/28, 2024 to sign up. This is very helpful in terms of planning for meals. If you would like more information about the retreat, it can be found at this link: BCMC Mennoscah Retreat Information. If you have any questions, please reach out to Adam Robb in church OR via email or phone – both of which are in the directory!

We’d like to wrap up registrations by the April 22nd!

Candidating weekend for our pastoral candidate, Joanna Harader, will be May 3-5. See the enclosed insert for a biography of Joanna Harader, and a schedule of candidating weekend events. We encourage all to participate in the opportunities to get to know Joanna and her husband, Ryan Ellett. The congregational vote on whether to call Joanna as our Co-Pastor will be May 19, during the congregational meeting. The vote has been scheduled for two weeks following Joanna’s candidating weekend because Sun., May 12 is Bethel College Baccalaureate at BCMC. 

For Joanna’s biography press here

For the Candidating Weekend schedule press here

   BCMC Pastor Search Committee

· Congregational Meeting and New Co-Pastor Vote:

The next congregational meeting will take place Sun., May 19, 10:45 a.m. during the Sunday School hour.  The meeting will be held in the sanctuary and made available live on YouTube only while the meeting is in progress; it will not be recorded.  Remote viewers can text their votes to a number available in the May 19 bulletin and announced at the beginning of the meeting.  Agenda items will include a vote for acceptance of the Search Committee’s and Board’s recommendation to approve Joanna Harader as our new full-time co-pastor; approval of new board members and officers; and reports from several committees and commissions.  Congregants can access report booklets in May.  The youth will host a fundraising luncheon following the meeting.