Our annual clothing exchange is happening as we speak! (As you read!) Donations of clothing, shoes, toys may be dropped-off in the sanctuary today (Oct 12) until 8pm and tomorrow (Oct 13) from 9am-8pm. Community shopping occurs Saturday from 9am-noon.

Visitor Connection Luncheon – October 22
Do you know someone new to BRBC within the past 6 months? Invite them to join the leadership at a special lunch to welcome them! Details are Sunday, October 22 at 12:30pm, downstairs in the quad classroom. We do need RSVPs by Sunday—email Brittany (brittany@brbible.org) or list the names of those attending & contact info on a comment card (found in the back of the sanctuary chairs) and drop it in the offering plate Sunday.

Baby Showers (Cook & Scott) – October 28
Ladies, mark your calendars for upcoming baby showers—a great time for fellowship (ages 16+), whether you know the expectant moms or not! On October 28, we will honor Emily Cook & Christina Scott (2:00pm @ Carri Casserino’s). Watch for more info on showers for Mandy Fuhrman (Nov 4) and Melody Clark (Nov 11). Please RSVP & see gift lists on the City.

Cochabamba 2018 Info Meeting – October 29
Pastor David Parker is leading a short-term service & growth trip to support and encourage our missionaries Joe & Denise Holman in Cochabamba, Bolivia in summer 2018. It’s not too early to explore being a part! Be praying whether God would have you participate, and if you have ANY interest, come get the details at an info meeting on October 29, 12:30pm in the quad. See more on the City!

Coffee & Conversation – October 30
Ladies, come out on Monday, October 30, from 7:00-9:00pm for our next Coffee & Conversation! This is a fellowship for all women over 16 years of age. Get closer with old friends and make new ones as we enjoy an evening of fellowship and discuss God’s Word together. Please see details and RSVP on the City or contact our hostess, Jan Murphy (540 338 2480).

Psalm 15: Can I Come In?
Pastor Jack introduced us to Psalm 15, a hymn psalm, to see how worship is meant to be a whole-life event. Listen to “Psalm 15: Can I Come In?

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 10/8/17 – $11,199.47
YTD giving needed for budget – $37,627.42
Actual YTD giving to budget – $30,013.18
Giving under budget – $7,614.24

This Week
October 17, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies Bible Study (thru Nov 14)

This Month
October 22, 12:30pm – Visitor Connection Lunch – RSVP deadline on Sunday
October 28, 2:00pm – Baby Shower (Cook & Scott)
October 29, 12:30pm – Cochabamba 2018 Info Meeting
October 30, 7:00pm – Ladies Coffee & Conversation

Looking Ahead
November 4, 10:00am – Baby Shower (Fuhrman)
November 7 – Election Day
November 7, 8:00pm – Smart Money Seminar, contact BobCustard@comcast.net
November 11, 8:30am-2pm – Fall Work Day @ Church
November 11, 10:00am – Baby Shower (Clark)
November 12 & 19 – Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Collection
Week of November 12 – Fall Life Group session ends
November 18, 9-10:00am – Tree of Life Volunteer Intro Meeting
November 23 & 24 – Thanksgiving Weekend (office closed)
December 9 – Ladies Christmas Tea