Bidwell Presbyterian Church, established in 1868 by Annie Bidwell, wife of General John Bidwell, founder of the city of Chico, Calif., is a member of The Presbyterian Church. The church celebrates two sacraments, baptism and the Lord's Supper. Elders, along with the pastors, form the Session, and exercises leadership, government and discipline. It also has responsibilities for the life of the church in the areas of worship, mission, personnel, finance, facilities, community life, discipleship and ministry. BPC offers a variety of programs for men, women, youth and children, such as adult Bible class, youth Sunday programs and children s Sunday programs. Bidwell Presbyterian Church is based in Chico, Calif.