Sanctuary is reopening for services Sunday, June 28th at 10:30 am. 
 
  • Social distancing will be observed.  Every other pew will be closed for seating. 
  • The pews that are open can either seat family units or individuals spacing 6 feet apart. 
  • We will enter and exit through the ramp door only.
  • We ask that you wear a face mask when entering and exiting the sanctuary and when moving around in the sanctuary. 
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the church. 
  • Masks will be available for those needing a mask. 
  • No congregating in the  building.
  • There will be no singing, responsive readings, or choral readings during the service.
  • All areas other than the sanctuary and main floor restroom will be closed. 
  • Zoom will continue for those who still wish to worship from home. 
  • Please use your best judgement for deciding whether you wish to worship from home or in the building.  
 
Celebrating Our 2020 Graduates

 

MEGAN J. BEAVERSON

BELLEFONTAINE HIGH SCHOOL 

Daughter of Mary Beaverson and Darrin Beaverson

Activities:

  • Varsity Golf, CBC Sportsmanship Award, Second Team All CBC
  • Marching Band section leader, Symphonic Band, Pep Band
  • Symphonic Choir,
  • Musical, lead performer
  • Educators Rising Club President, 1st in State STEM Lesson Planning and Delivery
  • Senior of the Month for March
  • National Honor Society
  • Academic Honor Roll
  • Top Ten in Class 
Future Plans:  Attending Indiana Wesleyan University, majoring in Elementary Education.  
 
CONGRATULATIONS MEGAN!

Faith S. Butler

 JACKSON CENTER HIGH SCHOOL

Daughter of Jim and Beth Butler

Activities:

  • Band (marching, pep, concert)
  • Choir
  • Soccer
  • Track Academia
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Co-Leader (FCA)
  • Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
  • 4H
  • NHS (National Honors Society)
  • Lunch Buddies TGIF (Tigers Growing in Friendship)
  • Belle Center United Presbyterian Youth Group
  • Member Mission Committee Member
  • Manage the slideshow presentation during church services
  • An editor of the church’s website
Future Plans: Attending The Ohio State University at Lima to start my business degree then I will be transferring to the main campus to finish up my business degree and then become a Financial Advisor.
 
Congratulations Faith!

Clay Jacobs

INDIAN LAKE HIGH SCHOOL

 
Son of Cale and Andrea Jacobs
 
Activities:
  • National Honor Society
  • Buckeye Boys State
  • Business Professionals of America
  • Student Council
  • SADD
  • Science Club
  • Key Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Choir & Show Choir
  • Football – Team Captain. CBC Player of the Year. 1st Team All-League.
  • Basketball — Team Captain. 2nd Team All-League
  • Baseball — CBC 1st Team. All Ohio 2nd Team. All Southwest District 1st Team
  • Belle Center United Presbyterian Church Youth Group Active Member
  • Belle Center United Presbyterian Church Volunteer on Sound Board
Future Plans: Playing baseball at Sinclair State University with a business degree and finish at a four-year school and play baseball.
 
Congratulations clay!

Clay Akers

JACKSON CENTER HIGH SCHOOL 


Activities include:
  • Soccer,
  • Basketball,
  • Academia, Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
  • National Honor Society,
  • Church Youth Group,
  • Relay for Life.
  • He has worked at the Elder Theatre in Jackson Center for 2 years.
  • He plans on attending Bowling Green State University and majoring in Computer Science.
 
Congratulations clay!
FEEDING GOD’S CHILDREN
Program begins the week of June 1st.   Meals may be picked up in the church parking lot from 11:30 am- 12:30 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.  
The meals are for pick up only due to COVID-19 regulations. The meals are for eating at home.  The garage will not be open for eating and /or gathering. 
Questions, contact the church.
 
Donations are welcome:
Money may be mailed to the church, please mark the envelope or check memo for FGC. 
Food donations of prepackaged individual serving cookies, pudding cups, fruit cups and or applesauce may be dropped of Monday, Wednesday, or Friday from 11:30-12:30 while children are picking up food, or may be left in gray cabinet by back door.  No one is to enter the building, please.
If you have questions contact the church.
 
Our Vision
 
  Belle Center UPC strives to be a vital congregation sharing Christ’s love, mercy, and grace in the community.
Our Mission Statement
 
  Our mission as a faith filled family is:
  • Believing in God
  • Growing in the love of Christ
  • Sharing the light of the Holy Spirit with our neighbors. 
Core Values
  • God First in all Things
  • Dedicated Prayer Life
  • Inspiring Worship
  • Music for All Ages (cherub choir, adult choir and hand bells)
  • Mission Giving
  • Hunger Initiatives:
      • Feeding God’s Children–summer feeding program
      • Serve at Our Daily Bread
      • Donate to Food Pantries
      • Backpack Food Programs at schools
      • Dinner with Friends
      • Feeding Volunteers
  • Loving Relationships
  • Living Our Faith in All Situations
 

 
* Zoom Sunday Service *
 
Greetings, I hope you all can join us for worship. You can join with your computer, on your iPad, on your mobile phone or from your land line. Here is the information you need! The meeting will be opened at 10 am to allow time for folks to find their way.
 
Worship will begin at 10:30.

– Pastor Lynn –
 
Time: 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
 
To join our Sunday Service Zoom Meeting,
please let us know your email address so we can send you the safe link to click on.
 
* Zoom Lunchtime Events *
 
Join us for lunch events!
 
– Lunch with Lynn –
 
We gather online every weekday, Monday through Friday,
12:00pm – 1:00pm. These Zoom events provide a great time to catch up with one another. During this time of social distancing, communicating can still be done safely. Zoom helps with that.
 
We look forward to talking with anyone who joins us for Lunchtime Conversations!
 
To join Lunch with Lynn Zoom Meetings,
please let us know your email address so we can send you the safe link to click on.
 
Emails may have gone out with the code to click on for the Zoom Lunchtime Conversations. Simply click on the link in the email and follow the instructions after that.
 
If this is your first time that you will click on the link, you might be asked to download a free app or zoom file. If using a cellphone, data rates may apply.
 
If needed, click on the pdf. file below with simple setup instructions, or watch this video below to help guide you through getting set up to Zooming with us…
 
 

Save the Date:  August 8, 2020
1 in 5 children struggle with hunger!!!!
We will be packing 20,000 meals for the weekend hunger programs at the local Hardin and Logan County Schools.  Packing will be done in staggered entry shifts  at  9:00 am, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. We will be using activities building at the Methodist Church.  All ages welcome!!!!!!!  No job too large or small for anyone.  There are jobs for standing and jobs for sitting.
If you are willing to help contact the church office by phone ( 937-464-2695) or email (bellecenterupc@live.com) with the following information:  1.  Contact person with phone number and email address
2.  Shift preference first choice and second choice
3.  Number of people coming if calling for a group.
 
 We will be following COVID Protocol, so a mask is required (available at the door if needed), hand sanitizing stations will be available, and distancing will be observed.  We will disinfect between shifts.

We collected $811.98 for One Great Hour of Sharing and $830 for Pentecost Special Offerings.  Outreach and Connection Service Team will match the donations.  $664 was given to Feeding God Children as our 40% share of the Pentecost Offering.  Thank you to all for your generous giving in these difficult times.

Our Daily Bread in Bellefontaine is handing out Sack Lunches 10am – 4pm
and Hot meals 4:30pm – 6pm Monday – Friday for anyone who has a need.
 
THEY CAN USE OUR HELP WITH ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES
Please drop them off at The Lutheran Center 223 Oakland Square 8:30am – 6pm)
(Across from the Bellefontaine Fire Station on St. Rt.47)
 
For the Sack Lunches – INDIVIDUAL SERVING PRE PACKAGED ITEMS ONLY –
Fruit & Pudding Cups, Juice Boxes, microwavable mac and cheese, ravoli, Etc., bread, lunch meat, granola and snack bars. FRESH FRUIT – apples, oranges, etc.
 
For questions call 937-592-9914 OR (937) 592-6325
LARGE #10 CANS OF VEGETABLES, FRUITS AND SAUCES WOULD ALSO BE OF HELP FOR THE HOT MEALS.

On the 3rd Sunday of each month the Deacons will be taking up a Noisy Collection to support the Angel Penny FundPlease bring your coins if you would like to participate. 

Youth Group Activities
 Fasting for World Vision Hunger
Youth Group fasted for 24 to 30 hours to raise money for the hungry.  They were only allowed 100% fruit juice and water for the entire time fasting.
“Souper Bowl” Sunday:
Collection was held on February  2, 2020
 
All money raised went towards
Feeding God’s Children
here at BCUPC.
About Us

Directions

Church Location & Address: 

P.O. Box 186    202 Walnut St.

Belle Center, Ohio 43310

Telephone: (937) 464-2695

 
 

Thank You for Visiting

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Web Links

 

 
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