22
Jun

Cares for and empowers women to face ovarian cancer with faith, hope, and love. Contact Ellie Brasher for more information, 425-820-1849.

June 22
12pm
Offsite

25
Jun
Room: S-105

Sunday, June 25, 12:15 pm, UC- 105

Do you have a heart for Russia?  We welcome all who are interested in learning more about our Russia ministry connections or conditions in Russia.  Please join us for a time of sharing and prayer.

Patty Hirz will share the current status of our St. Petersburg ministries from her recent impact trip in May.   If you have any questions, please contact patty@hirz.net

 

 

 

Join us Sun, Jun 25 after all services for brunch, lunch or dinner at Tavern Hall (505 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004).

Free parking is available in the garage next to the restaurant. We’ll have BelPres reserved seating for 120 people. Kids and families are encouraged to come – lots of options for kids and adults!  Cash & credit cards accepted.

We’ve had a great turnout these past couple months, and we’d love to have even more of you join us, and so we’re making coffee and appetizers free for all. No need to RSVP, just come as you are. Hope to see you there!

Room: Community Center Patio

If you live in West Bellevue (98004), Medina (98039), Mercer Island, or Renton, join us on Sunday, June 25 after all morning worship services, for a treat and to meet people who live near you! Drop by before you head over to Brunch & Burgers! Hosted by your Deacons.

25
Jun

Singles Growing Together

Room: S-140

Come for coffee and fellowship at 10:45am; class starts at 11am.

Optional off-site lunch after each class.

We are currently studying the good news message of Mark. Who is this Jesus guy? Where is this kingdom he keeps going on about? Why is he making some people so happy and others so angry? We will journey along with Mark’s audience as we try to answer these questions for ourselves.

27
Jun

J&R Summer Book Club Series

Room: S-141

Join us for any of these book discussions.  Email justice@belpres.org to RSVP for the book club discussion(s) of your choice or let us know if you interested in hosting a discussion. Click on the book titles to see more information about that book.

Thursday, June 15, 7pm S-141

The Heart of Racial Justice by Brenda Salter McNeil and Rick Richardson

 

Sunday, June 18, 4:30pm S-223

Let Justice Roll Down by John Perkins

 

Tuesday, June 27, 7pm (RSVP to justice@belpres.org for location)

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

Thursday, July 6, 7pm S-141

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

 

Wednesday, July 12, 7pm S-141

Tears We Cannot Stop by Michael Eric Dyson

 

Thursday, July 13, 7pm S-141

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

 

Thursday, July 20, 7pm S-141

America’s Original Sin by Jim Wallis

 

Thursday, July 27, 7pm S-141

The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates

 

Thursday, August 3, 7pm S-141

I Shall Not Hate by Izzeldin Abuelaish

 

Monday, August 7, 7pm UC-326

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

 

Wednesday, August 9, 7pm UC-326

Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart by Christina Cleveland

 

Monday, August 14, 7pm UC-326

 The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

 

Friday, August 18, 7pm in South Bellevue (RSVP: pmex.rowland@gmail.com for location)

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

28
Jun

Peter’s Place Meals

Room: Community Center Kitchen

Third Thursday and  last Wednesday of each month, 8am-2pm, Community Center Kitchen 

Do you know that BelPres helps to feed the homeless? Come help us in the Community Center Kitchen to prepare meals in the morning.  Then go to Peter’s Place to deliver and serve a meal at Peter’s Place to men and women experiencing homelessness in Central Seattle.  You can come for part or whole event.

If you are able to help, please notify Margaret Hillard for Thursdays or Linda Imhoff for Wednesdays.

 

 

02
Jul

Grief Recovery Support Group

Room: S-105

Provides understanding, practical help, fellowship, and spiritual and emotional support to those who are mourning.

July 2
12:15pm
S-105

02
Jul

Singles Growing Together

Room: S-140

Come for coffee and fellowship at 10:45am; class starts at 11am.

Optional off-site lunch after each class.

This summer we’ll journey through Distorted Images of Self, a Bible study by Dale & Juanita Ryan. The way we think and feel about ourselves affects our peace of mind, our ability to engage meaningfully in the world, and our relationships with God & others. We will take a transforming look at some of the key aspects of our self-image under the clear reflection of God’s love.

 

05
Jul

Prostate Cancer Support Group

Room: S-223

Provides spiritual and emotional support to men dealing with prostate cancer. Led by Jack Stevenson.

July 5
7pm
S-223

Gene Coulon Beach Park, Renton—Exit 5 off I-405. 

Cherry Cherry is one the of coolest variations of the Neil Diamond experience you will ever see—All the hits, horns, and hoopla! Parking can be scarce on nice summer days, so try outside the main park entrance across the tracks on Houser Way, near the concrete plant.  Ivar’s and Kidd Valley on site.

For more information contact John at johnbalcerak@yahoo.com or 425-736-1451.

 

Room: S-140

Come for coffee and fellowship at 10:45am; class starts at 11am.

Optional off-site lunch after each class.

Join us at a special Singles Growing Together— our Young Adults Architect, Gabe Rocha, will share stories and insights from his recent trip to the Middle East. He met people impacted by both sides of the conflict who are actively seeking peace.  Gabe will also share photos and experiences from the places we’ve read about in the Gospel of Mark this past year.

 

10
Jul

VBA 2017

Price: $30

Registration is now open for Vacation Bible Adventure 2017! Come for an awesome week of fun and games all while experiencing God’s love.

July 10-14

1:30-4:30pm, daily

$30/child

(scholarships available)

Elementary registration is open to children who will be entering 1st-6th grade in the 2017-18 school year.

Infant-preschool registration is for children 3 months-entering Kindergarten. Children in this age group must have a parent or guardian volunteering on site to attend.

Register Elementary children here:

Sign up to volunteer!

We have lots of volunteer opportunities, lead a crew of kids with at least one other leader, help out with imagination station, help serve and prepare snacks. If you have questions about what you might where you might want to volunteer, email us!

Register 3mon-preschool children and sign up to volunteer here:

Room: S-105

Provides spiritual and emotional support to help caregivers remain strong as they love a family member with memory loss. Led by Barb Levinski, BSN.

July 12
1:30pm
S-105

16
Jul

Singles Growing Together

Room: S-140

Come for coffee and fellowship at 10:45am; class starts at 11am.

Optional off-site lunch after each class.

This summer we’ll journey through Distorted Images of Self, a Bible study by Dale & Juanita Ryan. The way we think and feel about ourselves affects our peace of mind, our ability to engage meaningfully in the world, and our relationships with God & others. We will take a transforming look at some of the key aspects of our self-image under the clear reflection of God’s love.

 

16
Jul

Breast Cancer Support Group

Room: S-105

Cares for and empowers women to face breast cancer with faith, hope, and love.

July 16
10:00am
S-105

16
Jul

Grief Recovery Support Group

Room: S-105

Provides understanding, practical help, fellowship, and spiritual and emotional support to those who are mourning.

July 16
12:15pm
S-105