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· Wednesday Exodus: The Journey to Redemption-Bible Study Series-12:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.   

Saturday Morning Bible Study will be held every Saturday at 8:45am in the MacFee Chapel. Join us as we study the book of Ephesians.−Rev. Janis Nelson

Young Adult Ministry-Are you a young person between the ages of 19-35? Are you navigating what it means to be Young, Gifted, Ambitious, and Christian? Do you want to deepen your relationship with Christ? Join us as we launch a new ministry that's catered to YOU. This NEW Young Adult Ministry is designed to equip YOU spiritually, emotionally, physically, and financially to be the Salt and Light to those around YOU! Come  join the fellowship. For more information, contact, Bro. Tyree Boyd-Pates or Sis. Laniece Williams via email at or

Spreading the Word in the City − The Urban Theological Institute of the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia present their annual Lecture and Worship Celebration. On Tuesday, September 23rd, UTI will celebrate their 34th anniversary. Pastor Johnson will be the feature lecturer at 11:15 am at The Brossman Center of The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, located at 7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119. He will also be the feature preacher at the 7:00 pm Evening Worship Service at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, located at 2800 W. Cheltenham Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19150. Please plan to attend.

On Sunday, September 21, 2014 we will celebrate with Mt. Tabor Baptist Church for their annual Deacons and Deaconesses Anniversary Service. Mt. Tabor Baptist Church is located at 110 W. Rittenhouse St., Phila, PA 19144.  Dinner will be served at 1:30pm and the service will begin at 3:00pm.  Join us in a worshipful and celebratory time in the Lord!

Helping Others Pursue Education (H.O.P.E.) After School and Tutoring Program – Volunteers are needed to provide tutoring and to assist with the H.O.P.E. After School Program. The After School Program runs Tuesday through Thursday from 3:00pm - 5:30pm beginning on September 16th. We also need hall monitors and people to assist with providing snacks. If you have two or more hours a week to support this worthy cause, please contact Sis Shenneca Tilghman at or call 215-232-6004 ext. 122. I am requesting that each ministry please solicit at least two members to support the After School Program. 

Teen Talk Tuesdays is held weekly in room 102 − FOR GOD SO LOVED FUN, FELLOWSHIP AND THE WORD. Teens ages 13-19 are welcomed and encouraged to attend.  Teen Talk combines Bible Study with tools of life. We review and discuss relevant scriptures to help our teens deal with issues like peer pressure, self control and obedience. 1 Timothy 4:11-12,“Teach these things and insist that everyone learn them. Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.” −Deacon Margo Owen, Facilitator 

Men’s Day Committee − Come out and join us on Saturday, October 4, 2014 for an outing on the ocean deep in Greenport, NY. We will be fishing on the Peconic Star Fleet. The cost of the trip is $110.00. Final payment is due by September 21st. Please sign up at the table on the Marvine Street side of the church. For more information, contact Deacon Keith A. Owens, Men's Day Chairman at 267-970-4746 or Bro. Lou Williams, Fishing Expedition Chairman and Coordinator at 267-253-0335.

Bright Hope Youth Church − Tots and Teen Loving Christ − Join Minister Justin Childs and Sis. Shenneca Tilghman on the First and Fourth Sundays of each month, in the MacFee Chapel for Youth Church. It is our goal to encourage and equip this generation to grow in their relationship with God. It is out of this relationship where personal identity and self worth are found.  This is where we hope that the young people of Bright Hope will find purpose and meaning, grow in character, and also in the knowledge and Christ. We hope to see you in Youth Church!  

Gifted Hands Mime Ministry − Rehearsals will be held every Wednesday from 6:30pm− 7:15pm in the MacFee Chapel. For additional information, please contact GHMM Coordinator, Sis. Jaimee Nelson at

Bright Hope Nursery − VOLUNTEERS NEEDED − We are in dire need of volunteers. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to minister to our children. We need volunteers (men are welcome too) to help with the nursery during services. Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these,” Matthew 19:14. To volunteer, please contact Sis. Shenneca A. Tilghman, Director of Children and Youth Ministries at 215-232-6004 ext. 122 or at

Attention High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors!!! The Philadelphia Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is hosting the Fall 14' HBCU College Tour. BHBC youth who are interested in participating in the HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) College Tour this fall season (October 23-25, 2014), please contact Sis. Shenneca A. Tilghman, Director of Children and Youth Ministries at 215-232-6004 ext. 122 or via email at or Bro. Al Wilkins, member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. at 973-900-7848 or via email at for additional information.