RSVP on The City for the WORLD MISSIONS POTLUCK this Sunday after the 2nd service (Calendar > February 21 > Potluck. Our missionary for Romania Reborn, Jayme Metzgar will be sharing about her recent trip to Romania, and how Romania Reborn is an integral part of the changing laws and attitudes on adoption in this post-Communist country. Please bring a main dish for 10 AND salad or dessert.

Ladies (16 & up), next Monday night we have another BABY SHOWER to honor two moms and our newest babies in the church family – Katie Paquette and Evelyn, and Erin Thompson and Jack, hosted by Karen Gill. Details are on The City (Calendar > February 22 > Baby Shower) or RSVP to Karen ( This is always a great time to spend with other BRBC women, so come for the fun, even if you don’t know the honorees.

And on Sunday the Romania missions team will continue with a bake sale and its FLAMINGO FLOCK SALE in the foyer. Help out the team’s fundraising efforts and cheer up your friends with a flock of flamingos in their front yard. Contact Flamingo Bob for details (

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).

Membership Introduction Class – March 6
Interested in becoming a member of Blue Ridge or just want to learn more? Come to an introduction class on March 6, 9:30 a.m. This class will be offered on the first Sunday of each month and will kick-off the online and self-paced portion of the course. Email Debbie Stevenson ( to let us know you are coming.

Special Congregational Meeting – March 6
All members are asked to attend a brief meeting after the 2nd service to vote on a budget change and to hear updates on God’s work here. The 11:00 service childcare for 2-8 year olds will continue for the parents attending the meeting, but all other children need to be picked up immediately after the worship service.

Pastor Jack started a three-part series within our current series in Hebrews, asking the question “Why is it important that Jesus became a man?” This week find out the first two reasons in “Why Sovereignty Became Humanity” 

Weekly giving needed for FY2016 budget – $16,807.27
Total giving for week of 2/14/16 – $14,269.20
YTD giving needed for budget – $324,938.54
Actual YTD giving to budget – $403,411.74
Giving over budget – $78,473.20

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 28, 12:30pm – Joni & Friends Camp Info Meeting (contact
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, 9:30am – Membership Introduction Class
March 6, 12:20 pm – Special Congregational Meeting
March 13 – World Missions Potluck – Ghana
March 25 – Good Friday
March 27 – Easter & Baptism
April 1-2 – Women’s Conference at BRBC
April 3 – Membership Introduction Class
April 9 – Church Work Day