Each Christmas our denomination emphasizes a special offering, Christmas Joy, which supports two ministries. The first is to aid church workers, from local church staff to missionaries, who have experienced severe and unexpected need. The second is to develop future racial ethnic leadership through scholarships to Presbyterian-related racial ethnic schools and colleges. If you wish […]
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BEPC has once again been blessed with many generous gifts throughout 2018. We have been able to meet budgetary needs while still supporting numerous missions outside of the budget. THANK YOU! For those who wish to complete giving on 2018 pledges to the general fund or Park & Play and receive tax deduction status, please […]
In the halls behind the sanctuary you will find at least 30 nativity scenes from all over the world. Most of them are labeled as to their origin, but some are unknown or uncertain. The Christian Education Committee invites you and your children to take a look at how different cultures depict the story of […]
Banner Elk Christian Fellowship is hosting a “Longest Night Service” at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, December 19th. This will be an evening of prayer, remembrance, scripture reading, hymns, and communion; as we acknowledge and pray for those whose sense of loss and grief is palpable during this season of hope, peace, love, and joy.
Two candlelight worship services will be held on Christmas Eve. The first service will be at 5:00 p.m. with Holy Communion served by passing the trays. The second service will be at 7:00p.m. with Holy Communion served by intinction. There will be music and candle lighting at both services. Join us as we celebrate the birth […]
The Spaghetti Supper for LMC students is next Friday December 7th at 7:30pm. We still need cooked, ground beef and desserts. We also need volunteers to help clean up after the supper. Please contact the church office 828-898-5406, if you can help with any of this.
Lees-McRae Christmas: A Service of Music and Lessons This year, Lees-McRae College will be celebrating Christmas like never before. Open to the public, Lees-McRae Christmas: A Service of Music and Lessons on Monday, Dec. 3 is a free event that welcomes all for a night of music, singing, scripture, food, and holiday fun. Starting at […]
Hanging of the Greens 2018…lots of great help!
Our Comfort Makers seamstresses have been hard at work! The group recently presented “comforts” to Tammy King, wife of Dr. Lee King, president of Lees-McRae College and to Sarah Quaye, a freshman from Ghana, who is thrilled to have another blanket in the dorm! These ladies provide blankets to many in need through donations of […]
On Sunday, November 11, a reception was held to recognize the many contributions of Ed Donnell and Cathy Richmond. Ed has resigned from his official role as Associate Pastor. They will be traveling to Texas for several months before returning to Banner Elk.