Help needed tomorrow, Friday/May 3: If you can spare an hour, Tree of Life has asked for area church help sorting clothes at their Leesburg location, Crossroads Baptist Church. Help is especially needed between 9am-12pm on Friday in preparation for the big TOL Community Serve Day this Saturday. Contact Isabel or Debbie at TOL or call 540 441 7920 to tell them you’re coming!

This Sunday, come to an info meeting if interested in the New York City mission trip in June. And stop by the Backyard Bible Club table to learn more about becoming a teen leader or host home, and ladies, visit tables for upcoming events. More info below on each. We also welcome the Gideons International this Sunday!

Meal & prayer need:
We have an opportunity to bless Chris & Amy George and their family while Amy is on bedrest during the final months of her pregnancy. Visit the TakeThemAMeal link here. Ladies, please also note that Amy’s shower (originally scheduled for this month) will be postponed until after the baby arrives in July.

New York City mission trip – info meeting Sunday, 12:30pm
Come to an info meeting this Sunday, following 2nd service in Room 104, to learn more about this short-term trip led by Tom & Regina Gossage in June. 15 spots are available for teens ages 14 and older. Questions? Contact Regina at

Moms’ Connection – May 9
Mom’s Connection is a group targeted at encouraging and equipping moms in their God-given roles, meeting bimonthly on the second Thursday from 9:30-11:30am. Our purpose is to provide Biblical perspective, fun, and refreshment as well as practical motherhood help. $10 if you pay ahead/$15 at the door. RSVP and pay here at

Backyard Bible Clubs outreach
Some of our youth and families are again coordinating a summertime outreach, Backyard Bible Clubs. Visit the table on May 5 or May 19 to learn more and for sign-ups for both youth volunteers as well as host homes. Questions? Contact Sara Watson or Chris McKenzie.

Tree of Life Volunteer Introduction – May 18
This is an opportunity that’s part of our Kingdom Calling focus, to be a part of the restoration Jesus is already starting to bring, here and now! Our local poverty relief parachurch ministry, Tree of Life Ministries, will host its bimonthly volunteer introduction program on Saturday, May 18 from 9-10:00am at the Tree of Life Center. Questions? Call 540 441 7920 or see

Women’s Birthday Celebration – May 19
All BRBC women (age 16 & up) are invited to come celebrate all of our birthdays, together at one party at one time. The fun begins at 7:00pm on Sunday/May 19. Join us for games, sweets, music, and more. Check out more details and RSVP here at, or visit the table in the sanctuary on an upcoming Sunday.

DIY: Baskets of Blessings
While our churchwide outreach is taking a break this year, you can still bless an unsaved mom or neighbor with a small basket for Mother’s Day. It’s easy to craft your own gift of goodies! Check out some suggestions here!

Living as a Christian in a Secular World
Special guest and BRBC missionary to France taught us from Mark 11:11-25 about the growth of secular worldviews, their work in France, and how Jesus’ example speaks to this phenomenon. Listen to “Living as a Christian in an Ever Increasingly Secular Society”.

Giving Report “They gave themselves first to the Lord and then to [His work] …” 2 Cor 8:5
Weekly giving needed for FY2019 budget – $18,815.17
Total giving for General Offering of 4/28/19 – $10,051.02
YTD giving needed for budget – $564,455.10
Actual YTD giving to budget – $567,370.64
Giving over budget – $2,915.54

This Week
May 5 – Welcome to the Gideons International
May 5, 12:30pm – NYC mission trip info meeting, Rm 104
Week of May 5 – Life Groups
May 7, 6:30-7:30am – Congregational prayer w/ the elders
May 7, 9:30-11:30am – Ladies Spring Bible study (thru 5/21)
May 8, 7:00-9:00pm – Youth Group
May 9, 9:30-11:30am – Moms’ Connection
May 10, 7:00-9:00pm – Young Adults (thru 5/24)
May 11, 7:00am – Men’s breakfast & study, kitchen

This  Month
May 12 – BRBC elder Tim Murphy preaching
May 18, 9:00-10:00am – Tree of Life Volunteer Intro program
May 19, 7:00-9:00pm – Women’s birthday celebration
May 26 –Ghana 3 to share during services
May 26 –Last Sunday School before summer break

Looking Ahead
June 2 – World Mission special need – stay tuned!
June 9-16 –  New York City mission trip
June 17-21 – Vacation Bible School (VBS)
July TBD – Baby shower (Amy George)
July 8-12, 15-19 – Backyard Bible Clubs in neighborhoods
July 14 – Baby dedication (
August 4 – Chill & Grill and baptism at the pool