Posts from October 2023

The Path of Freedom 2024 Stewardship Campaign

Senior Pastor Becca Messman wrote this letter for our 2024 Stewardship Campaign. Friends, Some years ago, I was part of a conversation about the Presbyterian worship service. We went around the room and shared what part of the service was our favorite. “The music!” People smiled. “The postlude.” People chuckled. “The Scripture and the sermon.” People nodded reverently. “The passing of the peace!” People agreed. Then one man said, “The passing of the plate.” People tilted their heads in curiosity,…

BPC to host CROP Hunger Walk

Burke Presbyterian Church will host the 31st Burke/Fairfax CROP Hunger Walk on November 5, 2023. Last year, over 280 walkers participated, raising over $32,000 to alleviate hunger locally and globally. Register for the walk Details about the walk Make a donation You can support the CROP Hunger Walk and local restaurants by participating in one of our fundraisers. Check our events calendar for dates, times, and locations.

Letters from our pastors

October 1, 2023 To my beloved friends of BPC, As of this afternoon, I have been voted in to be the next pastor of Congregational Presbyterian Church in Lewiston, Idaho. My last day at BPC will be Sunday, October 29. I am leaving because I believe God has called me to this church, Julia and I have wanted to be closer to my family on the West Coast, and if I’ve learned one lesson from my time as your pastor…