Host homes are still needed for the DNow retreat for our high school students—please consider contacting David to help in this way! Students, be sure to register for DNow by January 20. More details below. 

Please note that the World Missions potluck with Stephen Darling planned for January 22 has been cancelled due to a change in his schedule.

High School DNow Retreat – January 27-29
DiscipleNow (DNow) is an in-town, weekend retreat at Purcellville Baptist Church and in BRBC homes. Cost is $50 for meals and a t-shirt; see more details on the City. This is the final Sunday before the sign-up deadline to give forms to David Parker; or forms can be brought to youth group or emailed to him before January 20. More host homes are needed! Contact to help.

Souper Bowl of Caring – Churchwide Outreach
This is our churchwide outreach for the beginning of the year – plan now to participate! Our goals are to begin (or continue) to establish relationships with our neighbors and to feed the hungry through the collection on non-perishable food. How can you be a part? Click here and learn how to pray, plan, and go!

Upcoming Baptism
Our next baptism is on February 12. If you or someone in your family wants to participate in it or future baptisms, email Brittany ( Parents, we have an excellent workbook that helps kids understand the meaning of baptism. Contact Regina Gossage ( to get a book and learn more about the process.

Our Charge: Endure!
Pastor Jack picked up our Hebrews study, “Pressing on to Maturing,” with Hebrews 12:1. What is God’s training program for an enduring faith? Lose weight, eat right, and train for endurance, not speed. Learn how to apply each of these training tips by listening to “Our Charge: Endure!”

Giving Report
Weekly giving needed for FY2017 budget – $18,496.19
Total giving for offering of 1/8/17 – $13,856.49
YTD giving needed for budget – $277,442.85
Actual YTD giving to budget – $314,577.21
Giving over budget – $37,134.36

Week of January 15 – It’s not too late to join a LIFE group!
January 21, 7:00am – Men’s Breakfast & Study, Kitchen

January 22 – WMC Potluck – Cancelled
January 22 – Sanctity of Human Life Sunday
January 27-29 – High School DNow Retreat (contact to sign up)
January 29 & February 5 – Souper Bowl of Caring Food Drop-off
January 30, 7:00pm – Women’s Coffee & Conversation

February 5, 9:30am – Membership Information Class
February 7, 6:30am – Congregational Prayer with the Elders
February 27, 7:00pm – Women’s Coffee & Conversation
March 7, 6:30am – Congregational Prayer with the Elders
March 24 & 25 – Women’s Conference
April 14 – Good Friday
April 16 – Easter