The Giving Spirit (TGS) Winter Outreach will be in BPC Fellowship Hall again this year from December 2 – 17. they will be assembling Survival Kits for our LA neighbors including children, women and men. Each kit will contain over 60 items to meet their immediate needs. BPC volunteers are invited to sign up to volunteer at www.TheGivingSpirit.org. You may also sign up for other dates at their website.
 
There are also TGS opportunities to create personalized friendship cards for each of the bags which will be collected at a new delivery box in front of BPC. Go to https://www.thegivingspirit.org/friendshipcards for instructions.
 

BPC BLOOD DRIVE

 
GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE
Blood donation is quite literally the gift of life — there is no synthetic substitute — and it doesn’t cost the donor a cent! On Sunday, January 8, 2023, starting at 9:00 AM in Fellowship Hall the BPC Deacons will host the American Red Cross for a BPC Blood Drive. To schedule an appointment contact Deacon Monica Willoner. 
 
 

ALL-CHURCH MEXICO HOUSEBUILDING

TRIP WITH AMOR MINISTRIES
 
 

 
 

MY FRIEND’S PLACE

 
 
For new volunteer opportunities at MY FRIEND’S PLACE, which assists homeless youth in Hollywood, please contact Candice at cmcfadyen@myfriendsplace.org, MFP’s new Community Engagement & Volunteer Manager (Phone: 323-908-0011 Ext. 109). Opportunities include serving food, administrative assistance and remote support, such as preparation and delivery of snack bags. You may also contact BPCer Ivan Tether at 213-716-6422, ivantether@verizon.net for more information.
 
 

THURSDAY MORNING FOOD BANK

COMMUNITY FOOD BANK

UNITED UNIVERSITY CHURCH | HOPE ON UNION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VOLUNTEER THURSDAY MORNINGS
7-10 AM
United University Church, 1053 W 23rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Safety protocols are followed (wear a mask, they provide gloves).
Email Pastor Lora with questions or to sign up: Lora.East@bpcusa.org.
 

MUSIC MENDS MINDS

 
5th DEMENTIA SINGERS
Weekly Drum Circle and Sing-along In-Person
Wednesdays, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM in the Sanctuary
 
Are you or a loved one living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, stroke, traumatic brain injury or PTSD?
Make rhythm, music and play in community at BPC on Wednesdays from 1PM – 2PM. Caregivers must be in attendance and family support members are encouraged. If you have questions, please contact Carol Rosenstein at info@musicmendsminds.org.
 
See Music Mends Minds https://www.musicmendsminds.org/
for information about zoom rehearsals Monday, Wednesday & Fridays. 
 

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL POSTCARDS

 
JOIN AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S WORK:
End human rights backsliding in Tunisia
Click here to take action:
 
 
 

IN-KIND DONATIONS

2022 In-Kind Donation Opportunities
 
Westminster TLC
– Household items in good shape. Bedding, especially twin bed sheets for the kids. Can be used but must be clean. Please contact Lucia Mendez at (310) 399-9380.
 
My Friend’s Place
Clothing, which you may drop off by appointment only: clothingcloset@myfriendsplace.org.
 
Habitat for Humanity