Retreat, Ghana, snow, human life + False trust

  • Earlybird special ends Sunday for the women’s retreat – see below and sign up today!
  • In the event of snow … We look good for this Sunday, but remember to check the church website and your email before coming to church. If winter weather will impact church activities, we will post an update by 7:00am.
  • Still a few meal slots remaining to bless the Pruden family after baby Avalyn’s birth, click here.

This Sunday, join our Tackling the Tough Questions in the quad at 9:30am. This week, the class with wrestle with this topic: How can you say there is only one God? Everyone has their own truth, and aren’t all gods really the same? 

Click here for last Sunday’s announcements, including women’s retreat!

Women’s retreat registration – deadline this Sunday 
Ladies, this Sunday is the last day to take advantage of the early registration special. Pay your deposit here to get a discount. Between January 12-19, register and pay a $100 nonrefundable deposit to secure your spot and the Early Bird rate. Come join old and new friends for a focused time of growth, connection, and refreshment at White Sulphur Springs. All the details and registration is available at and see the 2019 photo album here!

Ghana 2020 missions team interest meeting – January 19
Pastor David Parker is leading a short-term service & growth trip to support and encourage our missionaries Stephen & Mercy Aputara in Ghana in summer 2020. If you have ANY interest, come get all the details at an info meeting next Sunday/January 19, 12:30pm in Room 104.

Kingdom Calling opportunity: Hear from Town leaders – January 25
We want to partner with Purcellville Baptist Church on this upcoming event, Saturday/January 25, 9-10:30am at Bush Tabernacle: “The purpose of this prayer breakfast is to listen to our town leaders about what they perceive to be the greatest challenge facing our community and to hear how our local churches can be involved in helping them meet that challenge. We’d like as many as can to attend to show support for town leaders.”

Women’s coffee & conversation – January 27
Ladies, looking for a winter fellowship break? Come on January 27, 7:00-9:00pm to Coffee & Conversation for an evening of fellowship, dessert and a devotional discussion on prayer. It’s hosted by Jan Murphy at her house (RSVP and see address here).

Baptism signup – deadline February 1
Mark your calendars for our first baptism of 2020—Sunday, February 16, 6:30pm! To participate in baptism, signup here by clicking the baptism image. February 1 is the deadline to sign up or to have your child complete the baptism book.

“Souper” Sunday – February 2
Show your support for our Awana kids, as they invite you to bring canned soup & food donations for the Tree of Life Ministries food pantry on the day of the Super Bowl for “Souper” Sunday. Leave canned items in either lobby. Popular items: canned soups, chili, canned meats, jelly, canned/boxed potatoes, cereal, breakfast items, baked beans, canned tomato products, etc.

Visitor connection lunch – February 9
Are you new to BRBC within the past 6 months? Join the leadership at a special lunch to welcome you! Details are Sunday, February 9 at 12:30pm. We do need your help—please RSVP by Feb 2 to .

Exposing Falsehood
Continuing in the book of Isaiah, Pastor Jack taught from Isaiah 41:21-29 and challenged us on idols in our lives, as well as our perspective on helping those who are lost understand the emptiness of things they trust in. Listen to “Exposing Falsehood.

Giving Report “They gave themselves first to the Lord and then to [His work] …” 2 Cor 8:5
Weekly giving needed for FY2020 budget – $19,017.31
Total giving for General Offering of 1/12/20 – $58,661.02
YTD giving needed for budget – $285,259.65
Actual YTD giving to budget – $331,809.53
Giving over budget – $46,549.88

This Week
January 19 – Last day for Early registration special for Women’s retreat
January 19, 9:30am – Tackling the Tough Questions class
January 19, 12:30pm – Ghana 2020 mission trip interest mtg
Week of January 19 – Life Groups
January 21, 9:30am-11:30am – Women’s winter Bible study (thru 3/10)
January 22, 7:00-9:00pm – Youth Group
January 24-26 – High school DNow retreat
January 25, 7:00-9:00am – Men’s breakfast & study, kitchen
January 25, 9:00-10:30am – Prayer breakfast w/ Town leaders

This Month
January 27, 7:00-9:00pm – Women’s Coffee & Conversation

Looking Ahead
February 2 – “Souper” Sunday
February 5, 6:00-7:00pm – Outreach homework club: interest meeting
February 9, 12:30-2:00 – Visitor connection lunch – signup by 2/2
February 15, 9:00-10:00am – Tree of Life Volunteer Intro
Week of February 16 – 1-week Life Group break
February 16, 6:30-7:30pm – Baptism service & celebration, signup for baptism here
March 6-8 – Middle school retreat
March 13-15, 2020 – Save the date: Women’s retreat
April 17-26    Mission-service trip to Normandy
July 19-30    Ghana 2020 missions trip