Go to brbible.org/launch! Your one-stop-shop for all the fall ministries and events that are launching in the next 2-3 weeks! Find full details and contact info at the link above.

This Sunday, the ages for Ridge Kids (dismissed after singing) is expanded up to age 11. If you would like to send your children downstairs with Regina Gossage for age-appropriate teaching, please be sure they have check-in stickers or please accompany them downstairs to get stickers.

Baby Shower – Sept 1
Ladies, please join us for a baby shower honoring Sharon Awig & Bethany Johns on Saturday, Sept 1 from 1:00-3:00pm at Jan Murphy’s home. This is for all BRBC women (18 years & above), regardless whether you know the expectant moms—come for fellowship! RSVP & see gift lists on the City.

Membership Orientation & Celebration – Sept 2
Do you consider BRBC your church home? Then come to our orientation on September 2 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 (" class="uc">) if you’re close to finishing the self-paced City material and join us Sept 2 to celebrate your new membership!

Gospel Project, Promotion Sunday, Fall Schedule – Sept 2
A lot begins next Sunday: Join us at 9:00 before Sunday School for donuts and a fun start to the fall! Sunday School for all ages will occur at 9:30am. All classes use the Gospel Project curriculum, which teaches the beauty of how all Scripture points to Jesus. Parents, this is when your children will move up a year; watch for info on room locations. We encourage all adults to consider being a part of the class with elder Tim Murphy! At the 11:00am service only, Ridge Kids will be dismissed after singing. Go to brbible.org/launch for room locations and full details. 

Life Groups Resume – Sept 9
Re-connect with your church family through Life Groups—or better connect by joining a group for the first time—and be encouraged and grow! See a list of groups on the church website, or see the flyer in the bulletin on Sunday.

Great Things service & church vote – Sept 15
Join us for worship, a ministry year-in-review, votes on elders/deacons/budget, a fun coffee & tea bar, and root beer floats for the kids! 6:30-7:45pm only. We want to pause to note all the great things God has done in and through BRBC in the past year, and also commit the coming year to Him! See the City event to RSVP for childcare please! The proposed church budget for the next fiscal year is on the City here; come with questions to our Town Hall on Sunday/Sept 9, 6:00-7:00pm.

Adultery: Living Hell
Continuing in a summer series on “Living Well,” Pastor Jack preached from Proverbs 4:1-14. The Bible addresses how to live well in the area of sexuality and particularly, adultery. Listen to “Adultery: Living Hell.

Giving Report “They gave themselves first to the Lord and then to [His work] …” 2 Cor 8:5

Weekly giving needed for FY2018 budget – $18,813.71
Total giving for offering of 8/19/18 – $21,060.95
YTD giving needed for budget – $883,465.50
Actual YTD giving to budget – $879,078.40
Giving under budget – $6,634.34

This Week
August 26 – Communion (crackers are gluten free)
August 26, 5:30-7:30pm – Cross Training
August 29 – No Youth Group
September 1, 7:00am – Men’s Breakfast & Study, Kitchen
September 1, 1:00-3:00pm – Baby Shower (Awig & Johns) @ Jan Murphy’s – RSVP on the City!

Next Month
September 2, 9:30am – Promotion Sunday & Fall schedule starts – donuts at 9:00am before SS!
September 2, 9;30am – Membership Orientation & Celebration
September 5, 7:00pm – Youth Group fall kickoff
Week of September 9 – Life Groups fall launch
September 9, 4:00-5:30pm – Awana begins its 22nd year @ BRBC
September 9, 6:00pm – Town Hall on FY19 budget
September 11, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies fall Bible study begins
September 13, 9:30am – Moms’ Connection – RSVP on the City
September 14, 7:00pm – Young Adults fall launch
September 15, 9:00-10:00am – Tree of Life Ministries Volunteer Intro @ TOL Center (call for info, 540 441 7920)
September 15, 6:30-7:45pm – “Great Things” service & church vote