On Sunday we welcome our missionaries to Bolivia, Joe & Denise Holman and family! Plan ahead to stay after the 2nd service to hear more about what God is doing in their lives! Please bring a main dish for 10 AND a salad or dessert.

Also on Sunday, plan to stop by tables in the upstairs lobby to get involved in planting gospel seeds through Backyard Bible Clubs, or visit the downstairs lobby to register for VBS!

And Sunday evening, ladies remember to come for a relaxing evening of Faith & Fellowship. Details below.

Women’s Faith & Fellowship Event – This Evening
All BRBC women (over 16 years old) are invited to “Faith & Fellowship” at the church this Sunday evening from 7:00-9:00pm. This is an event just for fun and fellowship and to hear some more stories of faith like we heard at our recent conference. See details on the City or in the flyer in the bulletin Sunday for additional details.

Calling High School Graduates!
2017 high school grad? Have one in your family? This weekend is your last chance to email the graduate’s name to brittany@brbible.org before May 22. We will be honoring our graduates (public, private, or homeschooled) in the June 4 worship services.

Vacation Bible School Registration
Registration is open for “Maker Fun Factory” VBS, running 9am-12pm the week of June 12-16 for ages 5-11. Cost is $20/child ($50/family max). Leaders and helpers (age 15+) are needed! Visit the table downstairs by the kids’ check-in room May 21, May 28, or June 4 to sign-up to participate or to help. 

Backyard Bible Clubs – Churchwide Outreach
This is our churchwide outreach for the summertime—visit the table in the upstairs lobby on Sunday (or May 28 or June 4) to signup be a host home or learn how to support a club. Click here for ways you can pray, plan, and get involved! Our goals are to plant gospel seeds in the hearts of kids and to provide another opportunity to build relationships with our neighbors who do not yet know Jesus. Let’s start praying now as a church for this outreach! 

Fear and Trust
Tim Murphy (one of our elders) continued a theme of “fearing not” by examining Mary’s response in Luke 1:26-28 and 46-55 to a situation that could have rightly caused her to fear. Instead she kept focused on God in a fearful situation and chose to trust in God’s person, provision, protection, and promises—and we can too! Listen to “Fear and Trust.

Giving Report
Weekly giving needed for FY2017 budget – $18,496.19
Total giving for offering of 5/14/17 – $21,630.82
YTD giving needed for budget – $610,374.27
Actual YTD giving to budget – $655,477.30
Giving over budget – $45,103.03

This Week
May 21 – VBS Registration & Backyard Bible Club Host Home Sign-ups Begin
May 21, 12:30pm – World Missions Potluck with the Holmans
May 21, 7:00pm – Women’s Faith & Fellowship Gathering
Week of May 21 – Last Life Group for Spring Session
May 22 – Deadline to submit high school grad names
May 27, 7:30am – Men’s Breakfast & Study, Kitchen

This Month
May 28 – Final Sunday School until Sept 3
* Summer schedule starts June 4: Childcare for nursery up to age 8 during 9:30 and 11:00am services (4-8s leave the service after worship)

Looking Ahead
June 4, 9:30am – Membership Information Class
June 4, 12:15pm – Congregational Vote
June 5 – Deadline to sign up for baby dedication
June 9-10 – Backyard Bible Club Teen Training
June 12-16 – Vacation Bible School (VBS)
June 26-July 3 – Short Term Mission Trip: Mexico
July 10-28 – Backyard Bible Clubs