As we close out 2016, please note that any final offerings to be counted toward 2016 giving must be made online by December 31. If sending by mail, it must be dated and postmarked by December 31. Make 2017 a more generous, obedient, and consistent year through online giving on The City. Aren’t on The City yet? Contact Brittany (

We’re back to our regular Sunday schedule on January 1. Happy New Year!

Ladies Bible Study – Believing God
Come and join us on January 10 for Believing God by Beth Moore, delving into the character of God. We will follow the Life Group schedule for two 10-week sessions and will have two weeks per lesson so the homework won’t be overwhelming. Childcare if needed is available at no cost to you. See the flyer for details this Sunday and sign up on the City or at the table at the back of the sanctuary. 

Life Groups Resume – Week of January 8
Resolve now to join a group this new year to better connect with your church family and to be encouraged and grow! See the flyer on Sunday for current groups and contact info or visit

Retirement Party for Debbie Stevenson – January 14
Please come celebrate Debbie (ages 18 and above) during a dessert reception to follow a short program on Saturday, January 14 from 7:00-9:00pm. No childcare will be provided; please consider coordinating with your Life Group or another family to arrange for childcare offsite. Business casual dress suggested. Anyone who knows Debbie is welcome; please RSVP by January 4 on the City or by emailing

High School DNow Retreat – January 27-29
Our youth group’s eighth year of participating in DiscipleNow (DNow) is upon us! DNow is a weekend retreat of Bible teaching and exhortation, small group discipleship, worship, fun, and fellowship for high school youth. Friday evening and Saturday sessions take place at Purcellville Baptist Church, and youth are hosted overnight by BRBC families. Cost is $50 for meals and a t-shirt; sign up with David Parker by January 18 and see more details on the City. Are you willing to be a host home or a small group leader? Contact

Although our Christmas Day devotional wasn’t recorded, please listen to a sermon in our archives if you are looking for some teaching and exhortation!

Giving Report
Weekly giving needed for FY2017 budget – $18,496.19
Total giving for offering of 12/25/16 – $21,748.25
YTD giving needed for budget – $240,450.47
Actual YTD giving to budget – $285,529.52
Giving over budget – $45,079.05

January 1 – New Year’s Day (regular schedule)
January 1, Noon – reBOOT 2017 youth return to church
January 3, 6:30am – Congregational Prayer with the Elders
January 7, 7:00am – Men’s Breakfast & Study, Kitchen

January 8 – Baptism
Week of January 8 – Winter LIFE group sessions begins
January 10, 9:30am – Winter Women’s Bible Study Begins
January 14, 7:00pm – Retirement Party for Debbie Stevenson
January 27-29 – High School DNow Retreat
January 30, 7:00pm – Women’s Coffee & Conversation

February 5, 9:30am – Membership Information Class
February 27, 7:00pm – Women’s Coffee & Conversation
March 24 & 25 – Women’s Conference