Ridge Notes for October 29, 2015

Remember To Turn Back Your Clocks on Saturday Night.

There a lot of ways to get involved below. Read and pray what fits for you.

Church Work Day – November 7
Please set aside some time to join the fun at our fall work day on November 7 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon (or so). We have tasks both inside and outside of the building for all ages and skills. Sign up on The City.

Another Baby Shower – November 7
Ladies, please come together once more on November 7, 3:00 p.m. to honor Janelle Allen and Amy George, who are both having girls. Please RSVP to our hostess Amanda Riese () or on The City. Nursing babies only, please

Covenant Membership Class – Begins November 8
Our three-week class for those who want to become members or for those seeking more information about BRBC will meet November 8, 15 and 22 at 9:30 a.m. in the library (Room 104). Contact to sign up.

Women’s Coffee & Conversation – November 9
Here’s a new way for BRBC ladies (over 18) to get together for fellowship and to study God’s attributes. Please come Monday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. to Jan Murphy’s house to catch up with old friends and make new ones. RSVP on The City or to . Nursing babies only, please.

Operation Christmas Child – November 1-15
Awana invites the congregation to join them in filling shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. It’s a simple outreach opportunity to share the love of Christ with children all over the world! This can be a personal project, LIFE group outreach or family effort with each child in your family filling a shoebox. Complete instructions are at OCC, or the bulletin insert, or flyers in the foyer, or in the Awana box outside the church office. All boxes must be brought to church no later than Sunday, November 15 in the morning services or during Awana.

Pastor Jack shared from 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12, discussing the “man of lawlessness” — who he is and what he will do, BUT Who is and will be the restraining force against him. Get the full story at “Hell Unleashed” 

Weekly giving needed for FY2016 budget – $16,807.27
Total giving to budget for week of 10/25/15 – $38,788.57
YTD giving needed for budget – $67,229.08
Actual YTD giving to budget – $92,363.30
Giving over budget – $25,134.22 !!

November 3, 6:30am – Congregational prayer with the elders
November 3 – Exercise your freedom to vote!
November 6 – Refuge Study at Rafalskis’
November 7, 8:30-Noon – Church Work Day
November 7, 3:00pm – Baby Shower (Amy George & Janelle Allen)

November 8, 15 & 22, 9:30am – Covenant Membership Class
November 9, 7:00pm – Women’s Coffee & Conversation
November 13 – Refuge Study at the Rafalskis’
Week of November 15 – Fall LIFE Group session ends
November 20 – Refuge Game Night
November 26-27 – Thanksgiving (church office closed)

December 5, 10:00am – Women’s Christmas Brunch
December 6, 12:30pm – World Missions Potluck with Dan & Julie Stephens
December 24, 7:00pm – Christmas Eve Service
December 28-January 2 – Church Office Closed