Welcome to Beaver Creek Church

Inside the ChurchWe are a small church located near Bridgewater, Virginia. Our church offers weekly services, Sunday School classes for all ages, and a small caring faith community. Our church’s mission statement says: Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren is a loving, caring and authentic fellowship of believers empowered by the Holy Spirit and called to be God’s church: to worship, humbly serve others and proclaim Jesus Christ.

Church leadership: Our pastor is Glenn Bollinger, a graduate of Bridgewater College and Bethany Theological Seminary who has been serving with his family at Beaver Creek since 1993. The church is governed by a leadership team headed by Evy Kaye Sandin. Contact us by phone at 540 828-2767 or use this contact form.

Steak dinner set for June 27

steak1The Men’s Fellowship at Beaver Creek is holding its annual steak dinner this year on Saturday, June 27, at the Mt. Crawford Ruritan Hall. Proceeds go to the service and outreach programs of the Men’s Fellowship. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for children 6-11, under 6 free. Tickets are available from Joe LaPrade at 540 828-4201.

May minutes approved

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
Leadership Team Meeting
May 21, 2015

Present: Evy Kaye Sandin, Bill Wood, Deborah Hoover, Candy Hulvey, Jane Cyzick, Charles Wright. Exofficio: Glenn Bollinger – Pastor, Donna Miller – Treasurer, Dana Suter – Church Clerk. Absent: Bill Eckard, Theresa Eckard, Sean Dunn, and Jeanette Hess.

Evy Kaye called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm. Evy Kaye led the group in devotions and a prayer. The minutes from last month’s meeting and the Treasurer’s report were approved. The master calendar was updated.

Focus Team Reports: Continue reading

April minutes posted

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
Leadership Team Meeting
April 16, 2015

Present: Evy Kaye Sandin, Bill Wood, Sean Dunn, Deborah Hoover, Jeanette Hess, Candy Hulvey. Ex-officio: Glenn Bollinger – Pastor, Dana Suter – Church Clerk, Donna Miller – Treasurer. Absent: Jane Cyzick, Bill Eckard, Theresa Eckard, Charles Wright.

Evy Kaye called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm. Glenn led the group in devotions and a prayer The minutes from last month’s meeting and the Treasurer’s report were approved. The master calendar was updated.

Focus Team Reports:

Facilities: Evy Kaye gave the report in Bill Eckard’s absence. Ed Simmers has been hired to install a new picture window in the parsonage. A new doormat has been placed in the vestibule.

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March minutes approved

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
Leadership Team Meeting
March 19, 2015

Present: Evy Kaye Sandin, Bill Wood, Jane Cyzick, Candy Hulvey, Deborah Hoover, Bill Eckard, Theresa Eckard, Jeanette Hess, Charles Wright. Ex-officio: Glenn Bollinger – Pastor, Dana Suter – Church Clerk. Absent: Sean Dunn, Donna Miller – Treasurer.

Evy Kaye called the meeting to order at 7:06 pm. Jeanette Hess led the group in devotions and a prayer.

The minutes from last month’s meeting were approved. There were a few questions about the Treasurer’s Report. Evy Kaye will clarify those with Donna Miller since Donna was absent for this meeting. The master calendar was updated. Continue reading

April newsletter has Easter highlights

The April edition of our newsletter is now available online. Highlights include

  • Complete information about upcoming Easter celebration events, including Palm Sunday, Love Feast, sunrise service and Easter morning worship
  • Information on the summer intern, Zander Willoughby, who will be at Beaver Creek as part of the Ministry Summer Service program
  • Photos from recent fellowship events

and more. Here is that link again: April 2015 newsletter.

February minutes approved

Beaver Creek Church of the Brethren
Leadership Team Meeting February 19, 2015

Present: Evy Kaye Sandin, Bill Wood, Jane Cyzick, Candy Hulvey, Sean Dunn, Deborah Hoover, Bill Eckard, Theresa Eckard, Charles Wright. Ex-officio: Glenn Bollinger – Pastor, Donna Miller – Treasurer, Dana Suter – Church Clerk. Absent: Jeanette Hess.

Evy Kaye called the meeting to order at 7:01 pm. Evy Kaye led the group in devotions and a prayer. The Treasurer’s report and a copy of the minutes from last month’s meeting were distributed and approved. The master calendar was updated.

Focus Team Reports Continue reading

Campfire and Lenten vespers!

UntitledOn March 27 and again on April 3 we have campfires scheduled for 6:30 p.m., followed by Lenten vespers at 7:30 p.m. We will be at the parsonage. These are the last two campfires of the Lenten season. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided — bring a side dish to share if you wish.