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October 2012

Sundays in October

Pastor Roger continues in our message series “Reversal” from Acts 2, which examines the necessity for continual personal repentence and the transformation that occurs in our lives and church as a result. If you missed a Sunday last month, don’t worry, you can watch or listen to all our past messages right HERE

Connection Newcomer’s Lunch

New to Berean? Then let us feed you and get to know you at our Newcomer’s Lunch on Sunday, October 28 at 12:30pm in Room 209 (Gym). Meet the pastors and staff, get to know other new families and individuals, and learn more about all that Berean has for you. RSVP with Salli Armour HERE

Membership Matters

A class designed to help you understand everything about Berean and what membership is all about. Classes run October 7 through November 4 in Room 117 at 11:15am. Register HERE

Men’s Ministries The Lodge

What is happening at the Lodge? Check it out: hang out with the guys, hear stories from other men, have a good meal of brats and burgers, and meet Ben Utecht, former Gopher and NFL player as he shares with us. October 26, 6-9pm in Room 114. Register for The Lodge HERE

Berean Neighborhood Care

Kid’s Closet Our bi-annual event blesses familes in our community with all kinds of donated clothes, toys, and other children’s items. Contact Mendi Skarp to help serve. Kid’s Closet takes place on October 27 from 9am to noon in the Gym. See the EVENT page for more information. Habitat for Humanity Berean is building a home for a family in our community! Pick a day to help or volunteer all week long, October 23-27. No experience required. You can find more information and register to volunteer HERE


Epic Student Ministries

Worship

More than just a welcome to Student Ministries, this is a welcome to being a teenager. Designed as a formal (dress up) banquet, this evening will explore what it means to be a young adult, talk about living out our faith, and mark the occasion with the sealing of your class time capsule! Friday, October 12 from 6-9pm in Room 113.

We invite you to be part of this year’s contemporary Christmas choir performing “We Have a Savior”. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 6-6:40pm starting October 17. Performances are December 14 & 16. For more information, contact Tanner Pinkerman

7th Grade Banquet

Not of this World--Fall Retreat 2012

Adventure, exploration, and growth await you at this year’s Fall Retreat at Lake Beauty Bible Camp. All students in 7th through 12th grade are invited! We are excited to have speaker-extraordinaire Mark Gold back with us again this year. Check out the Fall Retreat brochure HERE for more information and to register.

Children’s Ministries Fall Festival

A Halloween-alternative activity for the children of our church and the community, including a mini-carnival, a short “seasonal lesson” in the Worship Center, and a candy parade in the hallways. October 31 at 6pm. Check out our EVENT page for more information.

Prime Time Gym Night

5th and 6th graders, join us for a fun night of hanging out with old friends and meeting new ones. Friday, October 12 from 6-10pm. RSVP with Jane HERE. Permission Release form HERE

20s & 30s

“God Provides“ series at Mosaic

Join us Sundays at 11:15am in Room 209 for a series on biblical stewardship from Crown Financial Institute. Mosaic is our community for 20s and 30s.

Outreach

Zach Powell Lunch

Come hear our missionary partner, Zach Powell, as he shares about his work mobilizing Latinos for global work and outreach to Muslims worldwide. Sunday, October 14 at 12:30pm in Room 218. RSVP with Elaine HERE

We Have a Savior

Women’s Ministry

Dazzle & Dine ticket sale

Tickets are going on sale October 7 for Dazzle & Dine, which this year features a new, three-venue format. Invite your friends and come and experience Dazzle & Dine like never before.

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Giving Update

General Fund (fiscal year 7/12-6/13)

Giving thru 8/31/12 $381,143 Budget thru 8/31/12 $448,000 Global Outreach (fiscal year 7/12-6/13) Giving thru 8/31/12 $80,515 Budget thru 8/31/12 $87,750 Greater Things (three-year initiative ending 12/12) Progress Towards Goal thru 4/30/12 $1,921,542 Greater Things Commitments $2,940,721


Berean Calendar

Please check bereanbaptist.com to confirm time and location and for more detailed information.

Sundays (ongoing)..........................................................................Worship Services, 8:30, 9:50, & 11:15am Tuesdays (1st & 3rd Tuesdays).........................................Recess (Mothers of PreSchoolers), 9:30-11:30am Tuesdays (2nd & 4th Tuesdays)..............................MOPS (Mothers of School-aged children), 10-11:30am Tuesdays...................................................................................Women’s Beth Moore Daniel study, 6-8pm Tuesdays.........................................................................................................Men’s Open Basketball, 6-8pm Wednesdays..................................................................................IronWorks, “sunset edition” 5:30-6:45pm Wednesdays.........................Wednesday Night Clubs and Epic Student Ministries programs, 6:45-8:15pm Fridays...........................................................................................IronWorks, “sunrise edition” 6:30-7:30am Sat, October 6...............................................................................................BNC Yard Work Day, 8:30-noon Sun, October 7.....................................................................1st Grade Bibles presented in morning services Fri, October 12...........................................................................................Prime Time Gym Night, 6-10pm Fri, October 12.......................................................................................................7th Grade Banquet, 6pm Sun, October 14...........................................................................................Communion at Worship Services Sun, October 14.......................................................Lunch with Zach Powell (missionary partner), 12:30pm Wed, October 17......................................................No Wednesday Clubs or Student Ministries programs Thu-Sun, October 18-21..................................................................Fall Retreat at Lake Beauty Bible Camp Mon-Fri, October 23-27..................................................Habitat for Humanity building project, 8am-4pm Fri, October 26..........................................................................................The Lodge (men’s event), 6-9pm Sat, October 27..........................................................................................................Kid’s Closet, 9am-noon Sun, October 28...............................................................................................Newcomer’s Lunch, 12:30pm Wed, October 31..................................................................................................................Fall Festival, 6pm For more information regarding Berean ministries visit our website:

www.bereanbaptist.com

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