Wondering what happened after our hurricane relief fundraiser last fall? Check out this Florence update: 156 days post-hurricane to learn how the church in Emerald Isle, NC was blessed by our BRBC family!

Immediate need to drive church van on rotation!
We’re still looking for someone (or several someones) to help provide transportation for Kala Loveless and her 4 children to get TO church on Sundays, starting immediately. Do you have a heart to make possible a young family’s participation on Sunday mornings in this practical way? The church van can be used, location is 5 minutes away from BRBC. Pickup is needed at 9:15am. Please contact Kala at kckalaciano@gmail.com.

Membership Orientation & Celebration – March 3
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 March 3 to celebrate your new membership!

Clothing exchange interest meeting – March 6   
Are you interested in seeing the annual clothing exchange continue? Do you regularly attend and benefit from this ministry? Please consider coming out to an interest meeting on Wednesday/March 6 at 7:00pm on the 3rd floor. We’ll discuss whether to take a break this year and brainstorm potential ways to continue. Regina Gossage will facilitate the meeting (gossagefam@aol.com).

Mission: France – Fall 2019 opportunity
Mission: France is a 10-day service and learning trip led by our supported missionary Steve Darling. It is geared toward high school students and parents. We will learn about the history, especially the spiritual history of France, do some service work, have brief language and history lessons and daily worship times in French. We spend a week in Normandy and a weekend in Paris. Trip dates are October 17-27, 2019. Contact Trish Garvis at patricia.garvis@gmail.com for more information.

Is Blue Ridge Connect working for you?   
Remember to be a part of our church directory by sharing your email/phone and uploading your photo! Be sure to activate your Blue Ridge Connect account if you haven’t yet created a password to login and have access: go to brbible.org/connect. That webpage also has FAQs and helpful step-by-step instructions with screen-shots to help you set up features like: share your email/phone number, up-load a photo, control your communication settings, setup online giving, and more.

Doctrine of the Bible: What We Believe (pt 1)
Launching into a new 11-part series walking through our BRBC statement of faith, Pastor Jack began with a focus on the doctrine of the God’s Word, our authority for all of life. Listen to “Doctrine of the Bible: What We Believe.

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 as of 2/17/19 – $19,026.89
YTD giving needed for budget – $376,303.40
Actual YTD giving to budget – $391,989.79
Giving over budget – $15,686.39

This Week
February 24 – Communion (crackers are gluten free)
February 24, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies winter Bible study (thru 5/21)
February 27, 7:00-9:00pm – Youth Group
February 29, 7:00-9:00pm – Young Adults (thru 5/24)
March 2, 7:00am – Men’s breakfast & study, kitchen

Next Month
March 3, 9:30am         Membership orientation & celebration
March 6, 7:00pm – Clothing exchange interest meeting
March 14, 9:30-11:30am – Moms’ Connection
March 16, 9-10:00am – Tree of Life volunteer intro meeting (call 540 441 7920 or see the event on Blue Ridge Connect)
March 29-31 – Women’s retreat

Looking Ahead 
Weeks of April 14 & 21 – Life Groups on break
April 21 – Easter Sunday
October 17-27 – Mission: France trip