Due to excessive heat warnings that are due to be in effect through Sunday night, worship at Beacon on 7/21 is cancelled. Please stay safe and seek out cooler areas. Below is a devotional to take you through the readings that we had scheduled for Sunday.  A song, recorded by our worship leader Abi Reimold, will be shared here on...

October 6, 2018

Hour (RECORD RELEASE)
The six-piece instrumental band introduces 'Anemone Red,' the follow-up to February's 'Tiny Houses.' Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mike Cormier is accompanied by Abi Reimold on guitar, Jason Calhoun playing synth and violin, Peter Gill on percussion, Evangeline Krajewski on synth and Matt Fox on Viol...

May 5, 2017

Interested in learning more about what membership at Beacon looks like? Already a Beacon member? Join us for two sessions as we talk about Beacon’s story, core values, our connection to the PCUSA denomination, how we approach worship, and what it means to become a member of Beacon. We’ll celebrate new and existing members during...

February 24, 2017

Are you or someone you know interested in an immersive full time pastoral residency at Beacon, starting in September 2017? Click here for more information.

We're thrilled to announce that applications are being accepted for an exciting partnership with 1,001 New Worshipping Communities initiative of the Presbyterian Mission Agenc...

December 21, 2016

Dear Friends--                                         

We at Beacon hope this letter finds you well at the end of a year of great change in our world, our country, and our neighborhood here in Kensington. We are so thankful for yo...

November 14, 2016

Oh Lord. We come to you broken and reeling. We come to you frightened and angry. We come to you knowing in a new and deep way that we are people of the cross.

From my broken words, set loose your gospel, so that no matter the poverty of my words and thoughts, you might heal us of our fear and prepare us again for your work in the...

September 8, 2015

In late June we gathered together to talk about Beacon’s core values—to identify, as a group, the things that Beacon cares about. We talked about values that we hoped would be true of Beacon 1, 5, 25, 100 years from now as our facilitator Jere Mahaffey led our conversation. As people shared about their experience of Beacon, seve...

August 19, 2015

We are excited to announce a new program this fall for youth ages 13-18, called the Youth Leadership Studio, or the Student Volunteer Corps. This program begins on September 14th and will have two components: monthly trainings on topics like CPR, management, crisis de-escalation, to name a few; and participants will gain valuabl...

August 18, 2015

Last summer we welcomed Matt Westermayer as a field education student from Princeton Theological Seminary to work at Beacon full time, staffing our programs, loving our kiddos, leading worship, preaching, and building up community. He offered up this reflection as his time with us came to a close, and we'd like to share it with...

January 9, 2015

Thursday Nights at Beacon: Bible Study & Story Dinners  

We are excited to announce a new way to plug in and connect at Beacon: Story Dinners and Bible Study.  Join us on Thursday evenings starting on January 29th at 6:30pm. 

Bible Study: Thursdays, 6:30-7:30pm.

On Thursday evenings, we will get toge...

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