Promotion Sunday, Gospel Project + the Conclusion

This Sunday (Sept 3) starts our fall schedule for Sundays, the Gospel Project classes resume for all ages, and it’s Promotion Sunday for kids to move up classes. Parents, be sure your kids know which classroom to go to (see below) and remember that rising 6th graders are invited to join Youth Group starting Sept 6!

Next week (starting Sept 10) is when Life Groups, Financial Peace University, Ladies Bible Study, Awana & Young Adults all restart! See more details below and mark your calendars!

One request for you – girls ages 13 and up are needed as babysitters for Life Groups and Bible studies. Contact  if your daughter(s) are able to help, please and thank you!

Gospel Project Resumes – Sunday
The Gospel Project, our four-year project for all ages to study the entire Bible, resumes this Sunday during the 9:30am hour. Click here for class locations or check out the bulletin flyer on Sunday.

Youth Group Fall Kickoff – September 6
Rising 6th graders are invited to join youth group at the fall kickoff on Wednesday, September 6 at 7:00pm. Parents of middle- or high-schoolers, please also plan to come to a parent info meeting with Pastor David on September 6 from 7:00-7:40pm.

Annual Meeting & Town Hall – September 10 & 16
The FY2018 budget was sent to members on the City on Aug 23. Copies are available for pick up today at the kitchen window. Bring any questions about the budget to our Town Hall meeting on September 10 at 6:00pm. See the bulletin flyer or the City for the elder and deacons up for vote. Be sure to RSVP on the City for the annual meeting & potluck on Sept 16 at 5:30pm and come to celebrate what God’s done this past year at BRBC!

Awana – Starts September 10
Children ages 3 to 15 are invited to join in the fun at Awana through energetic game activities, Bible-based teaching experiences, Bible memorization, and small group time with friends. The Awana year begins next Sunday, September 10 from 4:00-5:30pm. See more info here or contact .

Ladies Bible Study – Starts September 12
You are invited to join in our fall study using Max Lucado’s “Experiencing the Heart of Jesus.” Tuesday mornings beginning September 12 through November 14 from 9:30-11:30am at the church; free childcare is available. Visit the City to sign up and for the link to buy your book or come by the table at the back of the sanctuary this Sunday or next.

Young Adults
Come be a part as this group (18+) encourages each other to pursue Christ thru His word, worship, and fellowship! Friday nights at 7:00pm starting Sept 15 at the Thomas’ house. Contact Stuart or Anna Vermaak, 540-878-0191 or

The Conclusion of the Matter
Pastor Jack closed out our summer study on Ecclesiastes with 12:9-14 and the big idea of the book: Fear God and keep His commandments. This is where we find our meaning, anchored in Jesus! Listen to “The Conclusion of the Matter.

Giving Report: “They gave themselves first to the Lord and then to [His work] …” 2 Cor 8:5
Weekly giving needed for FY2017 budget – $18,496.19
Total giving for offering of 8/27/17 – $11,154.42
YTD giving needed for budget – $887,817.12
Actual YTD giving to budget – $911,742.72
Giving over budget – $23,925.60

This Week
September 3, 9:30am – Gospel Project resumes for all ages
September 3, 9:30am – Membership Class, in the library
September 5, 6:30am – Congregational Prayer with the Elders
September 6, 7:00pm – Youth Group Fall Kick-off
September 6, 7:00-7:40pm – Parent Info Meeting (Youth Group)

This Month
Week of September 10 – Life Group fall session begins
September 10, 4:00pm – Awana Kick-off
September 10, 6:00pm – Town Hall on FY18 budget
September 10, 6:30pm – Financial Peace University class begins (contact )
September 12, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies Bible Study (thru Nov 14)
September 15, 7:00pm – Young Adults kickoff @ Thomas’
September 16, 9:00am – Tree of Life Volunteer Intro Mtg
September 16, 5:30pm – Annual Meeting & Potluck
September 24, 12:30pm – Missions Potluck w/ the Shipes

Looking Ahead
October 6, 7:00pm – Romania Reborn Concert w/ JJ Heller
October 12-14 – Annual Clothing Exchange