Notice for congregational meeting & many other events

Special Congregational Meeting is being called for March 6, 2016 immediately after the 11:00 service. All members are asked to attend this brief meeting to vote on a budget change and to hear updates on God’s work here. Our usual worship service childcare for ages 2-8 years old will continue until the end of the meeting.

Knowing Christ Book Group
We are starting a book group focusing on “Knowing Christ” by Mark Jones, starting the week of February 21. Order your own book and join The City “Knowing Christ book group”. The coordinator is Andria Donnelly.

World Missions Potluck – February 21
Everyone is encouraged to come to a potluck after the 2nd service on February 21 to hear from our missionary, Jayme Metzgar about her recent trip to Romania. Please bring a main dish for 10 AND salad or dessert.

Baby Shower – February 22
Ladies (age 16 & up) are encouraged to come to a baby shower to honor Katie Paquette and Evelyn, and Erin Thompson and Jack, hosted by Karen Gill. Details are on The City or RSVP to .

Joni & Friends Camp Info Meeting – February 28
A team is going again this summer to work at the Joni and Friends Family Camp, serving families with disabled children. If interested in going and you are 14 or older, come on February 28, 12:30 p.m. to the library to hear what’s involved. The camp dates are July 31-August 5. For more information, contact David Watson ().

Women’s Coffee & Conversation – February 29
All BRBC women (18 years & up) are encouraged to attend our next Coffee & Conversation. Complete info is on The City, or contact our hostess Jan Murphy ( or 540-338-2480).

Pastor Jack used two balloons to illustrate drifting versus anchored as we continue in our study of the Book of Hebrews. To find out what you may be neglecting, download “The Warning of Neglect”

Weekly giving needed for FY2016 budget – $16,807.27
Total giving for week of 2/7/16 – $14,191.88
YTD giving needed for budget – $308,131.27
Actual YTD giving to budget – $389,142.54
Giving over budget – $81,011.27

February 14 – Happy Valentine’s Day
February 14 – Romania Missions Team emphasis

February 21, 12:30pm – Missions Potluck–Romania Reborn
Week of February 21 – Knowing Christ book club begins
February 22, 7:00pm – Baby shower (Paquette & Thompson)
February 29, 7:00pm – Women’s Coffee & Conversation

March 1, 6:30am – Congregational prayer with the elders
March 1 – Virginia primary election
March 5 – Baby shower for Katie Haecker
March 6, 12:20 pm – Special Congregational Meeting
March 13 – World Missions Potluck – Ghana
March 25 & 27 – Good Friday & Easter
April 1-2 – Women’s Conference at BRBC
April 9 – Church Work Day