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									  Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
 Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, 625 Montgomery Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Office Phone – 610.525.2821, Office Fax – 610.525.9476, Website – www.bmpc.org

            APRIL 4, 2010, 9:30 AND 11:00 A.M., SANCTUARY
                             EASTER SUNDAY

 Do not be afraid... He is not here; he has been raised...”
                                                                        Matthew 28:5, 6


                           Order of Worship                             

         As we gather for worship, some prepare by greeting each other with words of peace,
      others with meditation and prayer. Please be respectful of how those around you prepare.
             Kindly refrain from taking photos or videos and please silence cell phones.


  PRELUDE          O God, Beyond All Praising       Gustav Holst, arr. Wayne Dietterick
                   Praise to God, Immortal Praise                       Robert J. Powell
                   This Joyful Eastertide            Traditional, arr. Sondra K. Tucker
                   Entrata Festiva Processional and Recessional             Flor Peeters
                        John Thyhsen, Dan Beck, Darren Milling
                              and Achilles Liarmakopoulus

† INTROIT                             Hallelujah                        G. F. Handel
    Hallelujah! For the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. Hallelujah! The kingdom of
    this world is become the kingdom of our Lord, and of his Christ; And he shall
    reign for ever and ever. King of Kings, and Lord of Lords. Hallelujah!

† CALL TO WORSHIP                                                         Graham Ford (9:30)
                                                                    Susan Sytsma Bratt (11:00)
   One: Open to me the gates of righteousness,
         that I may enter through them and give thanks to God.
   All: This is the day that God has made;
        let us rejoice and be glad in it.
   One: Christ is risen!
   All: Christ is risen indeed!

† OPENING HYMN 123            Jesus Christ is Risen Today              EASTER HYMN

 COMMON CONFESSION (in unison)                                   Graham Ford (9:30)
                                                            Susan Sytsma Bratt (11:00)
    Almighty God,
        In raising Jesus from the grave,
              you shattered the power of sin and death.
    We confess that we remain captive to doubt and fear,
              bound by the ways that lead to death.
        We overlook the poor and the hungry,
              and pass by those who mourn;
        We are deaf to the cries of the oppressed,
              and indifferent to calls for peace;
        We despise the weak,
              and abuse the earth you made.
    Forgive us, God of mercy.
    Help us to trust your power to change our lives and make us new,
        that we may know the joy of life abundant
        given in Jesus Christ, the risen Lord. Amen.


*† GLORIA PATRI (Hymnal 579)
    Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost; As it was in
    the beginning, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen, Amen.
CHILDREN’S MOMENT (9:30)                                                    Susan Rice

 SENDING HYMN (9:30) Go now, Children, with our Blessing

                     (See Worship Notes section for Sending Hymn)

 LESSON Matthew 28:1-10 (page 33 in pew Bible)                     Donna Barrickman

 ANTHEM                 I am the Resurrection and the Life            Heinrich Schütz
  I am the Resurrection and the Life; he that believeth in Me, yet shall he live, though
  he were dead; and whosoever liveth in Me, shall never die.

 COMMON LIFE AND MINISTRY                                           Kit Schooley (9:30)
                                                                  Rob McClellan (11:00)

 OFFERTORY ANTHEM                            Easter Rejoicing        Jonathan Willcocks
  Good Christian friends, rejoice and sing! Now is the triumph of our King! To all
  the world glad news we bring: Alleluia! The Lord of life is risen this day; bring
  flowers of song, bedeck the way. Let all the world rejoice and say Alleluia! Praise
  we in songs of victory that love, that life which cannot die, and sing with hearts
  uplifted high, Alleluia! Your name we bless, O risen Lord, and sing today with one
  accord, the life laid down, the life restored; Alleluia!

*† DOXOLOGY (Hymnal 592)
   Praise God, from whom all blessings flow; praise God, all creatures here
   below; praise God above, ye heavenly host; praise Father, Son, and Holy
   Ghost. Amen.

 SERMON                         Our Hope for Transformation            James L. Carter

† HYMN 115              Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain                  ST. KEVIN

 COMMON PRAYER                                                    Sherri Hausser (9:30)
                                                                Elizabeth Lovell (11:00)
  Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name; thy kingdom come;
  thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread.
  And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us.
  And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is the
  kingdom, and the power, and the glory forever. Amen.

† SENDING HYMN 122                      Thine Is the Glory          JUDAS MACCABEUS


  POSTLUDE                            “Toccata” from Symphonie V   Charles Marie Widor

† Those who are able, please stand.
* Latecomers may be seated.

                         Worship Notes 




From the very first notes played by the brass quartet to the final thunder of Charles
Marie Widor’s famous “Toccata,” from Symphony No. V, the music you will hear
today reflects the triumph of Jesus Christ’s Resurrection.
      Heinrich Schütz, composer of I am the Resurrection and the Life, was a German
composer and organist, generally regarded as the most important German composer
before J.S. Bach. Born in 1585, a full century before Bach’s birthday, he died in 1672.
Over the course of his long life he composed dozens upon dozens of works for choirs,
solo voice, and organ. The style of this morning’s anthem shows the influence of his
two teachers, Gabrieli and Monteverdi, where the choir is divided into two
independent choirs, each doubled by different instrumental resources (one choir
doubled by the organ, the other doubled by brass). Schütz’s greatest contribution was
in bringing the influence of his Italian teachers to Germany. That influence culminated
in the music of J.S. Bach.
      Jonathan Willcocks, composer of Easter Rejoicing, was born in Worcester,
England, in 1953 and received early musical training as a boy soprano in the legendary
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. That early training clearly influenced Willcocks
and led to a large number of major choral works, works for children’s choir, and
numerous anthems, such as Easter Rejoicing. He is currently Artistic Director of the
Leipzig International Choral Festival, and he has a developing relationship with the
Santa Fe Desert Chorale Summer Festival in New Mexico. Easter Rejoicing is a
delightful dance-like work, with shifting meters and lilting “Alleluia’s.”
      Charles Marie Widor, composer of “Toccata,” from Symphony No. V, is one of
the most important of the large number of Parisian composers working at the close of
the 19th century and beginning of the 20th century. Widor presided over the great
Cavaillé-Coll organ of St. Sulpice, in Paris’s Latin Quarter for 64 years (surely
something of a record!) Widor, along with César Franck, Alexandre Guilmant, and
Louis Vierne, brought to life the full possibilities of the French symphonic organ,
particularly those built by the famed builder Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. Our organ is
strongly influenced by the Cavaillé-Coll organ at St. Sulpice and because of this, is
especially suited to the music of Widor and his successor, Marcel Dupré. The
“Toccata” is rightfully one of the most beloved of all organ works. It was once
described as “a thrill a minute” and indeed… by the final chords, with nearly 5000
pipes blazing, the work brilliantly depicts the mood of Easter Sunday.

                                   In Memorium
                          E. James Kohl ~ March 25, 2010
             The flowers in the Sanctuary are given to the glory of God
                              and in loving memory of
                                   Oliver R. Hall
          The flowers in the Chapel Garden are given to the glory of God
                             and in loving memory of
                                  Henry Cordray
               Helping Hands are available before the 11:00 am service
              every Sunday in both the east and west driveways near the
                   portico entrances to greet those who may need
                       assistance disembarking from vehicles.
                      Hunger Envelopes found in the pew racks
                        may be placed in the offering plates.
                         Alan Willoughby and Brian Middleton
              will be playing the carillon following the worship services.

New hearing devices are available for your use. Find them in a black suitcase
on the shelf in the narthex. Take an instruction card for learning the simple
steps to turn on the device and plug in the earpiece.
Common Life
WELCOME TO BMPC! We are glad that you are with us to rejoice and sing Alleluia on
this Easter day. We hope your experience here will inspire you to be with us
regularly. We will be happy to answer your questions at the Welcome Center to
the left of the main doors, and we invite you to join us for fellowship in the
Ministries Center (west of the Sanctuary) after worship. May the message of Easter
fill you with hope this spring, and may you find renewed Christian faith and a sense
of the Holy Spirit through worshiping here.

We want all to feel comfortable in our church. Be sure to greet those who are
worshiping near you, and if you need assistance, ask an usher or anyone wearing a
nametag. Nursery care with electronic pagers is available in our Education

LOOKING FOR A CHURCH HOME? Plan to attend our orientation on Sunday, May 2,
3:00-7:00 pm in the Ministries Center. Inquirers are welcome, and dinner and
childcare are included. Our staff looks forward to this time to acquaint you with
this church, our denomination, our Reformed beliefs, and our sense of Christian
ministry. Contact DonnaBarrickman@bmpc.org or x8809 for more information or
to register.

BMPC ON-LINE: Visit our website for our complete church calendar, information
about our ministries, and audio files of sermons. To receive our weekly electronic
newsletter, BMPC Enews, contact amybauer@bmpc.org or add your email address
to the fellowship register.

THE APNC FOR SENIOR ADULTS AND PASTORAL CARE is looking forward to introducing to
the congregation the Rev. Dr. R. Charles Grant, the selected candidate. Plan to
attend church next Sunday, April 11, 2010. Dr. Grant will be preaching at the 9:30
am and 11:00 am worship services. Immediately following the 11:00 am service, a
special congregational meeting will be held to vote to extend a call to Dr. Grant.
Refer to the APNC page of the BMPC website, www.bmpc.org for further

“good-bye” to our Interim Associate Pastor, Kit Schooley. He will be taking time in
the next few weeks to make personal visits with some members and to complete
his ministries work with committees and boards. If you would like some personal
pastoral time with Kit, contact him: kitschooley@bmpc.com or 610-525-2821,

NOTES OF APPRECIATION AND FAREWELL to be included in an album for Kit may be
placed in Donna Barrickman’s office mailbox in the Ministries Center through April
18. We will honor Kit with a farewell reception after worship on April 25. Kit’s last
day with us will be May 7.

review the life and work of the church; receive financial reports; elect elders,
deacons and trustees; recognize retirements; and conduct other business which
may properly come before the meeting.
On May 2, children grades K-5 will begin the day in worship with their families at
BLINK. Following the Children’s Moment, grades K-2 will return to the Education
Building for Church School and grades 3-5 will remain in worship. At 10:30 am,
any children who have not been picked up will be escorted to childcare or “Art-
at-11” to enable their parents to attend the annual meeting.
Learning and Connecting
Special Events

D’ARCY, author, speaker and playwright.
Friday, 7:00 pm, Chapel. SPIRITUALITY FOR THE SECOND HALF OF LIFE. D’Arcy will reflect
on what changes when we live a life guided principally by Spirit.
Saturday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Chapel. WAKING UP TO THIS DAY. This is a call to be
present for each moment as we awaken to our deeper self. The symposium is free
and open to the public. Saturday luncheon reservations are required by April 5,
$15 payable to Middleton Center. Karen Dunkman: mail@middletoncenter.org or

FIRST WEDNESDAY AT BMPC, April 7. First Wednesdays are sponsored by Children’s
& Family, Youth, Adults and Fine Arts Ministries. Music rehearsals for children and
youth, an adult class, family activities to learn and serve together and a Baked
Potato Bar family-friendly supper for all ages in Congregational Hall. Reservations
preferred by April 6, suggested donation $5/person or $15/family,
childrensandfamily@bmpc.org or sign up at the Reception Desk, Ministries Center.
Refer to the weekly calendar for more information.

The Book Center and Library

You’ll want to read this book in preparation for The Middleton Center’s Spring
Symposium with author Paula D’Arcy on April 9 and 10. It’s about embracing the
day before you and greeting each moment that comes. Available in The Book
Center located in the Court of the Ministries Center, open Sundays following
services and on weekdays, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

INTERESTED IN DONATING TO THE LIBRARY? Check out our wish list at amazon.com and
consider purchasing one or more of these items. Click on Gifts & Wish Lists, enter
our librarian’s name, Kathleen MacMurray, and you will see our BMPC Converse
Library’s Wish List.
Adult Education

For more information regarding Adult Education programs,
CarolSchmidt@bmpc.org or x8819.

Adult Sunday Classes

EARLY MORNING DISCUSSION. Sundays, April 11, 18, 25 and May 9, 8:00 am,
Conference Room. Join us for stimulating discussion to jump-start your Sunday
morning worship experience. Topics for April may include: The Crusades,
Psychological Depression, Einstein’s God, and Reincarnation in Early Christianity.
Come to one session or all. You will not be bored!

LOOKING AHEAD. Beginning Sunday, April 11, 11:00 am, Conference Room. Bible
Study: Pauline Letters led by the Rev. Elizabeth Lovell. The New Testament boasts
thirteen letters attributed to Paul. Included are some of the most beloved texts in
our Reformed tradition as well as some that generate deep controversy. Discover
several of the themes that run throughout these letters in a class that seeks to
understand both the historical context in which they were written and how we
might read these letters as Christians today.

Adult Weekday Classes

Witherspoon Parlor. Led by the Rev. Elizabeth Lovell. An overall discussion of the
Apostle Paul’s Biblical writing. For a more in-depth discussion, join the Sunday
morning classes beginning April 11, 11:00 am, Conference Room.

INSTITUTE. Wednesday, April 14, 7:30 pm, Congregational Hall. “God and the
Dinosaurs” with Dr. Peter Dodson, Joint Professor of Anatomy and Paleontology,
University of Pennsylvania. Evolution is God’s way of creating and dinosaurs were
just as much a part of Creation as the most elegant animals that are alive today.
Don’t miss this lecture by paleontologist Peter Dodson, who discovered a new
horned dinosaur in Montana and who has participated in field projects
around the world.

LAY-LED BIBLE STUDY. Wednesdays (except 2nd Wednesday), 10:00 am, Fullerton
Room, led by Elinor Snyder. Contact: Emily Parkin, emparkin@yahoo.com or 610-

PREACHERS BROWN BAG BIBLE STUDY. Begins again on Tuesday, April 20, 12:00 noon in
the Conference Room. Bring your lunch and join the upcoming Sunday’s preaching
pastor (usually Dr. Carter) for a discussion of the scripture that will be used as the
basis for the Sunday sermon.

TORAH (OLD TESTAMENT) STUDY OF EZEKIEL. Thursdays, 11:00 am, led by Rabbi Franzel,
Main Line Reform Temple, Wynnewood. Come for a single session or as often as
you like. BMPC contact: Phoebe Sheftel, pasheftel@comcast.net or 610-526-1802.

Children’s and Family Ministries

27 to Thursday, July 1. Questions? Willing to volunteer? Contact Marcy DelOrefice,
VBC Director, at marcydelorefice@aol.com. Register at bmpc.org.

SATURDAYS AT ST. BARNABAS. Saturday, April 10, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Meet at BMPC
parking lot to travel to St. Barnabas, a transition shelter for women and their
children. This mission opportunity is for adults and children ages 3 and older to
visit the children for activities and snacks. RSVP to childrensandfamily@bmpc.org
by April 9. Information: susanrice@bmpc.org

Middleton Center

10:00 – 11:30 am, Middleton Center. New and previous group members are
welcome to this ongoing support group for those coping with the loss of a loved
one, whether recent or many years ago. Led by David Reed and Mary Joan
Walheim. No cost.
TOOLS FOR LIVING WITH CANCER: Tuesday, April 20, 7:00 pm, Witherspoon Parlor. This
month’s focus will be on nutrition with Meditation with Dom Roberti, Professor
Emeritus of Chemistry, St. Joseph’s University, expert in meditation and a cancer
survivor. No cost. Drop-ins welcome, but reservations are requested,

FOR MORE INFORMATION about support groups, special events, counseling services
or spiritual direction, contact Karen Dunkman: mail@middletoncenter.org, 610-
525-0766, or visit our website: www.middletoncenter.org.All calls are confidential
and scholarships are available.

Music and Fine Arts

ART EXHIBIT. The art of Essential Experience is on view in the Conference Room and
Witherspoon Parlor until April 5. This mixed-media exhibit features the work of
professional and non-professional artists from the Philadelphia area who are
graduates of the Essential Experience workshops.

ORGAN RECITAL. Sunday, April 18, 4:00 pm, Sanctuary. Featuring Philippe Lefebvre,
a principal organist at Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral, in his third appearance at
BMPC. French works ranging from the 17th - 20th centuries plus an improvisation.
Tickets $10 payable to BMPC. stephaniespeakman@bmpc.org, x8836.

SPRING MUSICAL - NOYE’S FLUDDE! Saturday, April 24, 7:00 pm and Sunday, April 25,
4:00 pm. Ticket information coming soon.

NOYE’S FLUDDE REUNION. All participants in the 1979 and 1994 productions of the
Fludde are invited to a reunion dinner at 5:00 pm before the April 24 show. A few
animals have fallen off the Ark and we do not have addresses for them; contact
Clare Mackie at cfmackie@aol.com or Eve Bogle at mimiesb@comcast.net, or add
email addresses to the list posted on the Fine Arts kiosk in the Court so that all will
receive invitations. Reservations by April 8.

DO YOU HAVE A NOAH’S ARK of any kind - a toy, an ‘arty’ one - that you would be
willing to lend for the Noye’s Fludde Reunion on April 24? Clare Mackie:
cfmackie@aol.com or 610-642-7119.
Presbyterian Women

PW COFFEE CUP BIBLE STUDY. Wednesday, April 7, 10:00 am, Witherspoon Parlor. Led
by the Rev. Susan Rice.

PW HORIZONS BIBLE STUDY. Wednesday, April 7, 10:30 am, Rosemont Presbyterian
Village ballroom. “The Place of Rest”: Joshua 21: 43 - 22: 9 and Hebrews 3:1 – 4:11.
Led by the Revs. Kit Schooley and Elizabeth Lovell. Joyce Malott,
OKF405@erols.com or 610-525-4469.

Y GROUP MEETING. Tuesday April 13, 9:15 am, at the home of Cynthia Nemo in
Rosemont. Join us as interior designer Cynthia Nemo talks about spring trends
and blending modern and traditional elements in the same space. Her newly-
decorated home will be full of examples to inspire you. Childcare available at the
church. Contact jenbowers@comcast.net or slparente@hotmail.com for
information about the location and to carpool from BMPC.

PW SPRING GATHERING, DINNER. Thursday, April 15, 6:00 pm, Congregational Hall.
“Resilient Women: Embracing Changes with Faith and Hope,” presented by the
Rev. Sharon Vandergrift of Bridge The Gap Life Coaching Services. Dinner
reservations by April 9, $15 payable to PW-BMPC. Send to Louise Burnstein, 449
W. Montgomery Avenue, #201, Haverford, PA 19041.

PW CARING AND CRAFTS. Monday, April 19, 9:15 am, Gloucester Room. Knit and
crochet items for those in need; fellowship for women of all ages. Maryalice
Stoltfus, 610-527-3909.

PW DIMENSIONS IN LITERATURE. Tuesday, April 20, 9:30 am, Witherspoon Parlor (no
evening session this month). Slideshow of gardens led by local garden historian
Barbara O’Brien. Eric Johnson:johnsone@cpenow.com
Senior Adults

PATHWAYS TO LEARNING. Tuesday, April 13. Bus departs from BMPC at 8:30 am for
the Coatesville National Historic Area. Visit the Executive Offices and Museum of
Lukens Steel adjacent to the home of Rebecca Lukens’ daughter, and other historic
buildings. Cost: $15 payable to BMPC Senior Adults. Send to Louise Burnstein, 449
W. Montgomery Avenue, #201, Haverford, PA 19041. Lunch on your own at
Chester County’s Hartefeld National Golf Club. Contact: Louise Burnstein, 610-642-
7500, or Joan Wood, 610-429-1912.

Youth Ministries

April 6. High School Mission Trip to Cincinnati (July 3-11), Middle School Mission
Trip and Conference in Virginia (July 7-11). Camp in the Poconos (August 15-21),
registration deadline: July 31. For more information: lindseyevans@bmpc.org or
visit www.bmpc.org/youth.htm

MIDDLE SCHOOL LOCK-IN. Friday, April 16, 7:00 pm – Saturday, April 17, 8:00 am. Join
us to play games, hang out, watch movies and much more. RSVP by April 9, $10
payable to BMPC. lydiahaas@bmpc.org or x8824.

INVITE THE BMPC YOUTH STAFF. Let Rob McClellan or Lindsey Evans know if you
would like some moral support or a cheering section for an upcoming activity - a
play, game, etc. robmclellan@bmpc.org or x8822 or lindseyevans@bmpc.org or

Congregational Care

CPR/AED CLASS for first-time learners or refreshers/updates. Saturday, April 17,
9:00 am-1:00 pm, Gloucester Room. Registration: $45 payable to BMPC, c/o Amy
Bauer. Questions: kathykreider@bmpc.org or x8832
Hunger Task Force

WALK AGAINST HUNGER. Information, www.hungercoalition.org/hungerwalk, to
participate in this year’s Walk Against Hunger on April 10, 9:00 am at the
Philadelphia Museum of Art. Funds raised will provide hunger relief in needy
Philadelphia communities.

or dried fruit, canned vegetables, powdered milk, soups – all types, tuna fish,
salmon, peanut butter (pair it with jelly), spaghetti sauce (pair it with pasta),
peanut butter or cheese-filled crackers, granola bars, healthy-type cereals,
oatmeal, cream of wheat, grits, beans of all kinds – canned or dried, chili and stew.
Don’t forget baby formula, and baby cereal. Please, no opened packages.

ANNUAL HUNGER LIAISON BRUNCH. Sunday, April 18, 12:00 noon-2:30 pm,
Congregational Hall. Share lunch and hear Philadelphia hunger leaders speak
about food challenges facing area emergency food cupboards and shelters. RSVP
by April 15 to Linda Webster, websterl@email.chop.edu or 215-753-8841.

CASSEROLE TINS AND RECIPES are available across from Hunger Task Force freezers in
the Ministry Center. Filled casserole tins can be left in freezers for Hunger Task
Force delivery to homeless shelters. We have ambitious casserole goals for 2010!
Questions? Linda Webster, websterl@email.chop.edu or 215-753-8841.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED to help serve dinners at a West Philadelphia area soup
kitchen from 5:45 to 7:00 pm on the following days: Mondays at the Newman
Center, 3720 Chestnut Street; or Thursdays at St. Mary’s Church, 3916 Locust
Walk. Rick Hamilton: rhamilto@brynmawr.edu.

URBAN-SUBURBAN BOOK GROUP. Tuesday, April 20, 7:00 pm, Overbrook Presbyterian
Church, 6376 Overbrook Avenue. This month’s selection is The Faith Club: A
Muslim, A Christian, A Jew – Three Women Search for Understanding, by Ranya
Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner. A memoir of spiritual reflections in
three voices. Available in The Book Center.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE May 8 Congregation-Wide Day of Service.
Details coming soon!

BROAD STREET MINISTRY. Check out the web site www.broadstreetministry.org to
see the life-giving work being done at Broad Street. Consider attending a worship
service on Sunday nights at 6:00 pm. Or, attend the “No Holds Barred Bible Study”
on Wednesdays, 6:30 pm, for discussion you will find to be both welcoming and
rich in content. BMPC has a long history of supporting Broad Street Ministry
financially, through volunteers, and in prayer.

Worldwide Ministries
JOHNSON C. SMITH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY’S primary mission is to prepare a diverse
body of leaders for service in the Presbyterian Church (USA). BMPC has long
supported this historic African American Presbyterian Seminary. Presently, nearly
half of all African American Presbyterian congregations are without pastoral
leadership. Johnson C. Smith Seminary seeks to fill that void. Your pledge
contributions enable us to continue to support this crucial work.

SUPPORTING OUR TROOPS. Please continue to pray for Army Lt. Robert “Kirk” Ryan,
son of Steve and Janney Ryan, actively serving in Afghanistan; Army Cpl. Jeffrey
VanDusen, son of Nancy and Robin VanDusen, who is on deployment in Iraq; and
Air Force Col. Rick Murphy, son-in-law of Roberta and George Hollingshead,
actively serving in the Emirates. If you have a loved one serving in the armed
forces, contact Louise Huber, 610-658-9651.

HOSPITAL INFORMATION. Due to current privacy laws it is more difficult to know when
our members have been admitted to a hospital. Call BMPC if you or any one you
know is hospitalized and let us know if and when you volunteer at any local
Weekly Calendar: April 4 – April 11, 2010

Sunday, April 4 - Easter Sunday

  Childcare for infants and toddlers, Education Building, 7:45 am- 12:15 pm

 6:30 am   Worship - Easter Sunrise Service, Front Lawn
 7:00 am   Easter Breakfast, Education Building Lobby
 8:00 am   Worship with Communion, Sanctuary
 9:30 am   Worship, Sanctuary
 9:30 am   BLINK: Grades K-5 begin Worship with families in Sanctuary
 9:30 am   Church School, Rainbows (age 2 by 9.1.09) - Lambs (age 4 by
              9.1.09), Education Building
 9:45 am   Grades K-2 meet in Education Building
 9:45 am   Grades 3-5 remain in Worship
11:00 am   Worship, Sanctuary
11:00 am   Art-at-11 for ages 3 and older, Room 201, Education Building

Monday, April 5

 9:30 am   Cardio Fitness, Carol Haldy, 610-525-6765, Gym
 4:30 pm   Environmental Justice Meeting, Converse House Parlor
 6:45 pm   Deacons (General) Services Council, Gloucester Room
 7:30 pm   APNC for Youth, Fullerton Room

Tuesday, April 6

 8:30 am Tuesday Morning Study Group, Converse House Parlor & Library
 9:10 am Yoga for Life, kcgagnier@verizon.net or 610-952-0622, Gym
10:00 am Macula Vision Research Foundation, Gloucester Room
10:30 am Tai Chi, Gym
 1:30 pm Parkinson’s Disease Support Group, Gloucester Room and Witherspoon
 6:50 pm Tutoring Program, Education Building
 7:00 pm Adult Education Council, Fullerton Room
 7:30 pm Youth Ministries Council Meeting, Lindsey’s House
 7:30 pm Career Counseling, Conference Room

Wednesday, April 7

 9:30 am Cardio Fitness, Carol Haldy, 610-525-6765, Gym
 9:30 am Senior Men’s Discussion Group, Converse House Parlor and Library

10:00 am   Lay-Led Bible Study, Fullerton Room
10:00 am   Women’s Coffee Cup Bible Study, Witherspoon Parlor
10:30 am   PW Horizons Bible Study at Rosemont Presbyterian Village Ballroom
12:00 pm   Facilities Managers Conference, Congregational Hall
 4:00 pm   Homework Room, Gloucester Room
 4:15 pm   Carol Choir, Fine Arts Center
 4:15 pm   Youth Chorale, Fine Arts Center
 4:15 pm   Noye’s Fludde Rehearsal, Gym
 4:15 pm   Alleluia Singers, Fine Arts Center
 5:15 pm   Alleluia Ringers, Fine Arts Center
 5:15 pm   Jubilate Ringers, Sanctuary
 5:30 pm   1st Wednesday Monthly Dinner - Open to All, Congregational Hall
 6:30 pm   1st Wednesday Family Activities, Congregational Hall
 6:30 pm   Adult Class: Overview of the New Testament, Witherspoon Parlor
 6:30 pm   Noye’s Fludde Rehearsal, Gym
 6:50 pm   Tutoring Program, Education Building
 7:30 pm   High School Bible Study, Lindsey’s House
 7:30 pm   Fine Arts Council Meeting, Conference Room
Thursday, April 8

 8:30 am   Morning Prayer Group, Chapel Meeting Room
 9:15 am   Yoga for Life, kcgagnier@verizon.net or 610-952-0622, Gym
11:00 am   Torah Study, Main Line Reform Temple
 7:00 pm   Senior Choir, Fine Arts Center
 7:00 pm   Boy Scout Troop 19, Gym
 8:40 pm   Bryn Mawr Chamber Singers, Fine Arts Center

Friday, April 9

 9:30 am Cardio Fitness, Carol Haldy, 610-525-6765, Gym
7:00 pm Middleton Center Spring Symposium: Paula D’Arcy, Spirituality for the
         Second Half of Life, Chapel

Saturday, April 10

 7:00 am BMPC Men’s Group, Converse House Parlor and Library
 9:00 am Middleton Center Spring Symposium: Paula D’Arcy, Waking Up to This
         Day, Chapel
10:00 am Searching for Still Waters (Bereavement Group), Middleton Center
12:00 pm Middleton Center Spring Symposium Luncheon, Congregational Hall
         Lunch $15, reservations required. 610-525-0766

Sunday, April 11

 8:00 am Worship with Communion in the Chapel
         The Rev. Graham Ford will preach.
 9:30 & Worship with Senior Choir in the Sanctuary
11:00 am The Rev. Dr. R. Charles Grant will preach.
     Childcare for infants and toddlers, Education Building, 8:15 am - 12:15 pm

 8:00 am   Worship with Communion, Sanctuary
 8:00 am   Adult Class: Early Morning Discussion, Conference Room
 9:30 am   Worship, Sanctuary
 9:30 am   BLINK: Grades K-5 begin Worship with families in Sanctuary
 9:30 am   Church School, Rainbows (age 2 by 9.1.09) - Lambs (age 4 by 9.1.09),
           Education Building
 9:30 am   Middle School Sunday School, Crypt
 9:30 am   Confirmation Class (8th Grade), Gloucester Room
 9:30 am   High School Sunday School, Loft
 9:30 am   Adult Class: TBA, Conference Room
 9:45 am   Grades K-5 meet in Education Building
11:00 am   Worship, Sanctuary
11:00 am   Art-at-11 for ages 3 and older, Room 201, Education Building
11:00 am   Youth Ministries Focus Groups, Gloucester Room
11:00 am   Adult Class: Bible Study - Pauline Letters, Conference Room
12:00 pm   Tintinnabulators, Fine Arts Center
12:15 pm   Membership Council Retreat, Conference Room and Witherspoon
12:30 pm   Noye’s Fludde Rehearsal, Gym
 1:00 pm   Educational Caring Initiative, Gloucester Room

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