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The Year of the Disciple This year proved to establish discipleship in our hearts in ways we never expected. It has been challenging, awakening and brutal, but also transformational and illuminating. We have seen people who were far from Jesus follow Him. We have seen those who never knew Him say yes to Him. We have seen this body stand on their faith and come together, however we could, to worship, learn, give, and support each other.


GOD'S FAITHFULNESS Total 2020 Giving $3,816,184

Hello Blue Ridger s

One thing I have loved witnessing during this challenging year was you, in spite of struggles, through the power of Jesus, creatively finding and fighting for ways to advance the upside down Kingdom of God. While finances don't represent everything, they do give us a picture of God’s faithfulness and our hearts. In Matthew 6:12 Jesus said, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also,” connecting the investment of our finances to the condition of our heart. What you will see in this report is an exciting reflection of your heart’s generosity for God’s work through our community of faith. I have watched, in the midst of all the challenges 2020 threw at us, a “rich generosity” well up in many of you and it makes me so proud to call Blue Ridge home! Love each of you, Pastor Jeremy

GIVING IN APRIL 2017-2020

$316,933

$312,134

$275,353

$324,644

In the midst of a global pandemic and consistent national crisis, giving was at its highest in four years for the month of April 2020.


WESTGATE SHOPPING CENTER 2020 Building Fund Donations $332,382

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2020 has been quite a year for Blue Ridge in Bedford! "It began with Bedford services meeting in Bedford Elementary, then meeting outside, then finally meeting regularly in our Bedford campus home at the Westgate Shopping Center! Through God’s generosity, we were able to pay off the construction loan in cash and acquire the Gordman’s building for $88,000, opening up space for our youth and for community outreach. We move into the new year with a sense of excitement about the things God has in store for us as we continue to pursue the vision – making disciples who make disciples."

PASTOR WOODY TORRENCE


TITHES & OFFERING $3,365,132

'Now may the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may he work in us what is pleasing to him, through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.'

HEBREWS 13:20-21

2020 EXPENSES $2,416,021 ADMINISTRATION

$740,500

BR KIDS ARTS CARE MINISTRIES

$365,025

PASTORAL MISSIONS BR YOUTH NEXT STEPS COMMUNICATIONS

$195,459

GUEST SERVICES

$320,793 $241,416

$164,757 $151,569 $100,627 $68,119 $67,752


BR YOUTH "When quarantine began, our team prayed and felt God’s clear direction to move toward Discipleship Groups as a way for students to connect in community & dive deeper in their relationship with God. We saw God use this to deepen relationships & build connection."

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Baptism "A week before my surgery I ordered the book, "Life's Healing Choices," and what an amazing experience to heal some of those things that still resided inside of me. But the most important thing that book determined for me was that Baptism was my next step."

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New Image Operations & Support Haiti

New Life Campaign Retreat

$8,500 $700

Sierra Leone

5 Village Pastors Supported Pastor Matthew Electricity Kids Clothing 40 Foam Mattresses

$12,000 $1,400 $3,000 $6,000

Bedford Elementary School

Blessings in a Backpack

$10,000

Nepal

Bethany Baptism Church COVID Relief 10 Village Pastors Supported Dolma & Arjun COVID Relief

$1,000 $2,760 $3,500

Acts of Himalaya COVID Relief & Support

$12,172

(43 Families Impacted)

(Food for 50 Families & Income for 12 Pastors)

Bedford Local Missions

Outreach & Support

$2,046

Foreign Missionaries

7 Foreign Missionaries Supported

$52,980

Bridge Church

Church Plant Support

$3,000

Missions Opportunities

2 Individual Opportunities

$4,400


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2021 BUDGET $3,001,398

ADMINISTRATION

$1,065,859

BR KIDS

$438,057

ARTS

$375,755

CARE MINISTRIES

$283,150

MISSIONS

$221,515

BR YOUTH

$178,914

NEXT STEPS

$153,643

PASTORAL

$101,579

GUEST SERVICES

$94,123

COMMUNICATIONS

$88,800


AND GOD IS ABLE TO BLESS YOU abundantly,

SO THAT in all things, at all times,

HAVING ALL THAT YOU NEED, YOU WILL abound

IN EVERY GOOD WORK. 2 CORINTHIANS 9:8

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