Only 1 service this Sunday! Remember, this Sunday/December 29 we will only meet at 11:00am. (No service or Sunday School at 9:30am)

Year-end giving details: December 29 is the final Sunday to put a check in the offering plate to be counted toward 2019 giving. Online giving needs to be dated 12/31 at the latest, and checks received via mail must be dated and postmarked by 12/31. Click here to donate to BRBC online!

Life Groups restart – Week of January 5
Life Groups restart next Sunday, the week of January 5! Click here for group options, or check out the bulletin flyer on Sunday, and make part of your new year’s resolution to be known.

Tackling the Tough Questions – January 5
This winter, come learn the building blocks of our faith through a 10-week apologetics class, led by BRBC elder Tim Murphy, during the 9:30am hour called Tackling the Tough Questions. This is one of our Apollos Ministry opportunities, where you can learn how to know Jesus in a particular, practical area of life.

Membership orientation & celebration – January 5
Do you consider BRBC your church home? Then come to our next orientation at 9:30am in Room 104 to get started on the membership process, or just come to learn more about BRBC! Already been to the class? Let Brittany know (brittany@brbible.org) if you’re close to finishing the self-paced online material and join us January 5 to celebrate your new membership!

Women’s winter Bible study – January 7
Ladies, come together to broaden and deepen your understanding and experience of prayer by following the examples we have from the Psalms. Study starts Tuesday/January 7 at 9:30am. RSVP and sign up for childcare here.

Moms’ Connection – January 9
Moms’ Connection is a group targeted at encouraging and equipping moms in their God-given roles. Join us to kick off the new year on Thursday/January 9, 9:30-11:30am for an inspirational and practical talk on marriage and then we’ll do a fun “love-themed” craft together! $10 ahead/$15 at the door. Sign up and pay here.

Mission-service trip to Normandy, France
In addition to our Ghana 2020 trip, another opportunity for short-term missions is a trip to support our missionary Steve Darling in France from April 17-26. Two more adults & four teens are needed! Contact Todd or Kimberly Harris at harrisherd@outlook.com.

A Remembrance to Renew
Taking a Christmas break from a series called “In Whom Will We Trust,” Pastor Jack finished the chapter of Isaiah 40 for “Christmas with Isaiah.” He taught from Isaiah 40:27-31 that even when our faith is fatigued, we can depend on God throughout our times of waiting. Listen to “A Remembrance to Renew.

Giving Report “They gave themselves first to the Lord and then to [His work] …” 2 Cor 8:5
Weekly giving needed for FY2020 budget – $19,017.31
Total giving for General Offering of 12/22/19 – $53,122.33
YTD giving needed for budget – $228,207.72
Actual YTD giving to budget – $232,492.88
Giving over budget – $4,285.16

This Week
December 29 – One service only @ 11:00am
December 31-January 1 – Church office closed
December 31 – Final day for 2019 giving
January 1 – No Youth Group (on break)
January 4, 7:00-9:00am – Men’s breakfast & study, kitchen

Next Month
Week of January 5 – Life Groups & ministries restart
January 5, 9:30am – Tackling the Tough Questions class
January 5, 9:30am – Membership orientation & celebration
January 6, 7:00-8:00pm – Time of prayer w/ the elders
January 7, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies winter Bible study restarts, sign up here
January 9, 9:30-11:30am – Moms’ Connection – RSVP by Jan 5!
January 12-19 – Early registration special for Women’s retreat
January 24-26 – High school DNow retreat
January 27, 7:00-9:00pm – Ladies coffee & conversation

Looking Ahead
February 15, 9:00-10:00am – Tree of Life Volunteer Intro
March 6-8 – Middle school retreat
March 13-15, 2020 – Save the date: Women’s retreat
April 17-26    Mission-service trip to Normandy
July 19-30    Ghana 2020 missions trip