On Saturday Aug. 24, Feeding Avery Families will hold its 6th Annual “Empty Bowls for Avery” lunch and Silent Auction at Linville Land Harbor Recreation Center, 11-2. For a donation to FAF, attendees may choose a handmade bowl to keep as a reminder of their generosity in helping provide food assistance to people whose bowls […]
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The JULIETS will have their next meeting for lunch and fellowship Wednesday, August 14th at 12noon. The place is the Vietnamese restaurant, Cam Ranh Bay across from the Best Western in Banner Elk. Sign up at the church or call Marge Bailey at 828-387-4628.
This Sunday, Aug. 11th, we are privileged to have our youth sharing in worship. They attended a national Montreat Youth Conference this summer. They will be telling us about their experience and its theme “Let Love Lead.” Youth participants were Sarah Goode, Scott and Jason Miller, Rachel Moody, Hampton Owen and Davis Taylor. Chaperones were […]
The Session of our church has been working hard to make our transition from Feild Russell’s ministry with us to our future mission with both an interim pastor (very soon!) and a permanent, full-time pastor (farther down the road). The surveys that you completed are being compiled and studied by the Mission Study Task Force. […]
On September 5, we will begin a new women’s discussion group using the Presbyterian Women’s Horizons (2019-20) study guide, which is based on the Ten Commandments. We will meet in the upstairs adult Sunday school classroom beginning on Thursday, September 5 and running through Thursday, October 31. All sessions begin at 2:00pm and will last […]
Dear friends, As you are reading this, I am completing my last two Sundays at BEPC and will vacate my office on July 18. I wanted to take this final opportunity to again say “thank you” for over 7 years of shared ministry. Your faithfulness as disciples of Jesus Christ has frequently inspired me; your […]
On July 7, a reception was held to honor Feild and Laura Russell as they transition to the next chapter in their lives. Many Church members and friends gathered to wish them well. Below are some photos from that event.
The session is pleased to announce that the Interim Search Committee has completed its work and that the interim pastor for Banner Elk Presbyterian Church has been chosen – and approved by the Presbytery. The Rev. J. Decherd (Deck) Guess, currently serving in Laurinburg, NC, has accepted the call. He will be preaching for the […]
On opening night of “From the Mountaintop”, Janet Speer was surprised to be honored with the “Order of the Long Leaf Pine” award! Click Here to read the full story.
The Mission Study Task Force of Banner Elk Presbyterian Church has been appointed to strategize on how best to gather perceptions on who we are and what we want to be in the future as we begin our search for a pastor and head of staff. The committee is determined to reach as many parishioners […]