Daylight savings time begins this weekend, be sure to adjust your clocks forward 1 hour Saturday night before bed so your church arrival is when you intend it to be!

Consider blessing the Cavicchi family with a meal after the birth of baby Ainsley, sign up at TakeThemAMeal

Read an update from the Ghana 3, our college students who are serving in Ghana, West Africa: Will Koleszar, John Richardson, Timothy Stocker. Update & prayer requests here

Visiting missionaries: Thomas Abugah & Paul Abasili
This Sunday we welcome Pastor Thomas Abugah & Pastor Paul Abasili, Ghanaian missionaries whom we support through the Evangelical Missionary Alliance. Consider putting the prayer flyer somewhere you’ll see it often as a reminder to lift them up in prayer, and please greet them after the service at the back of the sanctuary & sign up for their email updates!

By His Spirit: women’s retreat – deadline this Sunday!
Ladies, this Sunday/March 10 is your final chance to get registered for this year’s women’s retreat! Come join old and new friends for a focused time of growth, connection, and refreshment at beautiful White Sulphur Springs conference center, with speaker Ginger Harrington. All registration and balances are due on Sunday/March 10. Visit the table at the back of the sanctuary on Sunday or go to

Moms’ Connection – March 14
Sign up now to be a part of Moms’ Connection next week! This is a group targeted at encouraging and equipping moms in their God-given roles, meeting bimonthly on the second Thursday from 9:30-11:30am. Our purpose is to provide Biblical perspective, fun, and refreshment as well as practical motherhood help. The topic this month is marriage. $10 if you pay by this Sunday/$15 at the door. RSVP here on Blue Ridge Connect, or check out the bulletin or the table at the back on Sunday for a beautiful flyer and to sign up!

Ladies Spring Bible study – March 26
Join in the springtime study starting March 26, on Tuesday mornings, 9:30-11:30am. Sign up online at or at church on March 17 or 24. We’ll study “Exhibiting the Presence of the Holy Spirit” and explore the implications of God living in us. You are invited, welcome, and wanted!

The Doctrine of God
Continuing our new 11-part series walking through our BRBC statement of faith, Pastor Jack taught us on the doctrine of God and knowing His person, His character, and His plan. Listen to “The Doctrine of God.

Giving Report “They gave themselves first to the Lord and then to [His work] …” 2 Cor 8:5
Weekly giving needed for FY2019 budget – $18,815.17
Total giving for General Offering of 3/3/19 – $17,040.37
YTD giving needed for budget – $413,933.74
Actual YTD giving to budget – $432,480.26
Giving over budget – $18,546.52

This Week
March 10, 9:30 & 11:00am –Visiting missionaries: Ghanaian pastors
March 10 –Deadline to register for women’s retreat
March 10, 9:30am – Joni & Friends team meeting
Week of March 10 – Life Groups
March 12, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies winter Bible study (thru 3/19)
March 13, 7:00-9:00pm – Youth Group
March 15, 7:00-9:00pm – Young Adults (thru 5/24)
March 16, 7:00am – Men’s breakfast & study, kitchen
March 16, 9-10:00am – Kingdom Calling opportunity: Tree of Life volunteer intro meeting 

This Month
March 24 – Kingdom Calling outreach, leading up to Easter – stay tuned!
March 26 – Ladies Spring Bible study starts – sign up now
March 29-31 – Women’s retreat

Looking Ahead
April 6, 8:30am-2:00pm – Spring workday @ church 
Weeks of April 14 & 21 – Life Groups on break
April 19 – Good Friday
April 21 – Easter Sunday