Archive for 2017

Preparing your HEART for Christmas…

Preparing your HEART for Christmas…

As we spend time decorating our homes and preparing festive treats, let’s make sure that our hearts are ready for Christmas too! Consider spending time each day reading about and meditating on the real meaning of Christmas this holiday season. Pastor Brian recommends using John Piper’s Good News of Great Joy.  You can read it […]

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Kid’s Ministry Opportunity – Caroling

Kid’s Ministry Opportunity – Caroling

Parents of Word of Life Children (grades 1-6), please remember that your child will be caroling on 12/20 as a ministry to our community.  Be looking for permission slips and additional information. See previous announcement for more information. (posted 12/4/17)  

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Small Group on 12/10

Small Group on 12/10

Next Sunday, December 10th, Small Groups will be meeting to continue our study on Evangelism.  Groups will be continuing their study of Reaching the Lost: Evangelism (by 9Marks) by looking at the final section titled “Week 6: What does the church have to do with evangelism?” Check in with your small group leader to confirm your […]

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Christmas Dinner for Senior Saints

Christmas Dinner for Senior Saints

On Thursday December 21, 2017 there will be a special time of food and fellowship for the Seniors* of BBC!  Come enjoy this Christmas celebration with us, and be thinking of who you might invite to join you. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board near the Toddler nursery. * “Seniors” are those […]

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UPDATE: Christmas Caroling

UPDATE: Christmas Caroling

Word of Life children involved in the Olympian program (grades 1-6) will be Christmas Caroling as a ministry to the elderly in our community as part of the regularly scheduled Wednesday meeting on 12/20/17.  (Gopher Buddies will be remaining at the church to prepare a snack for the older children when they return from caroling.) […]

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Sunday 12/3 – Communion & Fellowship Dinner!

Sunday 12/3 – Communion & Fellowship Dinner!

Sunday, December 3, we will celebrate communion.  Begin preparing your hearts now for a time of reflection on what Jesus did for us. “He was bruised for our iniquities for our peace was upon him, and by His stripes we are healed.”   – Isaiah 53:5 Let us also prepare our hearts for the Children’s […]

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Men’s Breakfast on Saturday!

Men’s Breakfast on Saturday!

Join us for Men’s Breakfast this Saturday (12/2) from 7:30-8:30am.  We will be sharing a time of food, fellowship and learning as Alex Apps helps us continue our study of “Questions Jesus Asked”. Please consider joining us in the lower level of the church on Saturday morning!  Dads, feel free to bring your sons along. […]

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Christmas Services at BBC

Christmas Services at BBC

As you prepare your home for the holidays, we hope that you will be preparing your heart for Christmas as well. Here are some notes about upcoming services at BBC that will help you keep Christ at the heart of this Christmas season: Our regular Sunday worship services at 9:30am on 12/3, 12/10 and 12/17 […]

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Operation Christmas Child says “Thanks!”

Operation Christmas Child says “Thanks!”

Thank you so much to all of the individuals and families that helped create and collect shoeboxes this year.  We collected 955 boxes here at Bethany – nearly 100 boxes more than last year!  Across the Upper Peninsula there were 8925 boxes collected. Thanks to all who were involved! (posted 11/27/17)

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