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servestrong launch Sunday

Today is not a normal day at Blackshear Place. Today, we launch a MOVEMENT. Webster defines the word “movement” as, “a progressive development of ideas, a series of actions or activities tending toward a particular end.” Today, we launch a MOVEMENT to show the love of Christ and tell people why.

This launch is not just a morning worship and Bible Fellowship event. It involves Leadership Meetings today at 4:30 for our Bible Fellowship leaders and an evening service like no other. You will not want to miss our special guests 33 Miles, as they set the stage for a personal challenge from Pastor Jeff about a simple way we can join the movement this week!

 Today /// 4:30 pm

BF Leadership Meetings Special Valentine’s Day Edition

The Movement Continues

ServeStrong is not only for Sundays. It’s an entire year of projects and activities that impact our community. Each day, we will continue the ServeStrong conversation through our website and social media. We want to hear from you! We will post your stories, photos, and service project ideas on our website. And, you can check the ServeStream feature on our site daily to find out the latest information. We want our community to know that something big is going on. You Short-sleeved can purchase a and longServeStrong T-shirt sleeved shirts in the lobby and are available ServeStrong tracts in the main lobby.  will be available after tonight’s ServeStrong challenge from Pastor Jeff.

 Visit bpbc.com to check out the new ServeStrong website.

ServeStrong engulfs more than Northeast Georgia. It is worldwide. Blackshear Place wants to show the love of Christ and tell people why through missions. Consider being a part of one of these opportunities.



Thank you for worshipping with us today! Loranger, Louisiana /// February 20-27 Light construction work alongside a Baptist Camp. An information meeting will be today after the evening service in the Pastor's Guest Reception Room.

 Pick up some ServeStrong tracts from any Welcome Desk tonight.

Through the Bible Fellowship ministry, the movement continues. Every Bible Fellowship class is emphasizing ServeStrong through missions and ministry. Their creative ideas to serve the community include visiting a local laundromat with rolls of quarters to wash clothes, providing free car washes, free sodas in the park, free mowing and yard clean up, or lunch for construction crews. Our goal is to have more than 100 BF classes First project: complete a project before Easter and use this Leading up to Easter as an opportunity to invite hundreds to join us in Second project: worship on that great day. Community Impact Day These acts of service will culminate as we Aug. 28 take more than 1,000 boxes of food to hungry Third project: Anytime throughout families in our community and share God’s love the year with them.

serve strong Year ata glance



 Martinsburg,WestVirginia /// March 27–April 2 Blackshear Place is in a strategic partnership with new church plant, The Church at Martinsburg. Pastor Scott Crook and his family are leading a servant evangelism team to help the church prepare for Easter.

 Republic of Georgia /// April 30-May 8 Light construction work assisting Tim and Katie Douglas, former BPBC staff members.

 Madrid, Spain /// June 25–July 2 This trip will use sports evangelism and English lessons to establish relationships and make inroads for the gospel. Dave Channell, former missionary to Madrid, is leading this trip.  Red Lodge, Montana /// June 25–July 3

Leading a 4-day, multi-sport recreation camp for children alongside local resort missionaries. Will include a full day of adventure at Yellowstone National Park.

 Uganda, Africa /// July 15–July 24  Ghana, Africa /// July 22–31 Orphan and evangelism ministry.

Evangelism, church planting and medical mission trip. Karnataka, India /// September 2-11 Evangelism and orphan work in India.

 These trips will have information meetings

 Today /// 6:00 pm

next Sunday. Visit bpbc.com for more details.

Pastor’s ServeStrong Challenge You’ve NEVER seen this before! And 33 Miles in concert Instead of rushing off to lunch, we’re encouraging our church members to take a box of food after morning services to a family in need in our community. On this day, we will have an open door to share the love of Jesus with these families and invite them to hear the Good News on Easter.

All of our guests are invited to meet Pastor Jeff after the 9:30 & 11:00am worship services. He would like to personally thank you for being with us today. The Guest Reception area is easily located just outside the set of doors on the piano side of the stage, then to your right.

Throughout the year, we will take special days to celebrate what God is doing through ServeStrong. Our first celebration will be Easter 2010. This year will feature four Easter services. Our first ever Saturday night Easter service will kick off the weekend on April 3. It will be followed by three services on Sunday, April 4. Begin now inviting people to one of these special celebration services. 

Special Guest Speaker: Rob Britton Bible Study: Prayer And Our Need For Revival Join us this Wednesday, February 17, as Rob Britton leads Intercede in the Worship Center. This Bible study and prayer ministry will be led by a different pastor each week.


ServeStrong guide February 14, 2010 Sunday, February 14 7:00am - 1:00pm 8:00, 9:30, & 11:00am 8:00, 9:30 & 11:00am 11:00am 4:30pm 4:30pm 4:30pm 6:00pm After Evening Worship

The Bridge Coffee House Open Bible Fellowship Classes Celebration Worship, Worship Center Hispanic Worship, Building D Basement Kidz Praise, Venture Zone Pods Prosper Student Choir, Building D Basement Bible Fellowship Leadership Meetings Evening Worship, Worship Center Loranger Louisiana Mission Trip Meeting, Pastor’s Guest Reception

Monday, February 15 11:45am Weight Watchers Meeting, Building D Basement 5:30pm Chance 2 Meal, Fellowship Hall 6:00pm Weight Watchers Meeting, D207 6:30pm Chance 2 Support & Recovery Groups, Fellowship Hall 6:30pm Ladies Bible Studies

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Tuesday, February 16 9:30am Ladies Bible Studies 6:30pm Karate Classes, Venture Zone A340 7:00-9:00pm 7to9 Young Singles and College worship

Wednesday, February 17 6:00-7:00am The Bridge Coffee House Open 6:15am FUEL Men’s Bible Study, Kidz Theater 5:00pm The Bridge Coffee House Open

Wednesday Evening Activities at 6:30 pm Puggles, Smalltown Cubbies, Smalltown Sparks, Venture Zone Truth & Training, Building D 2nd Floor Middle School Worship, B311 High School Worship, Building D Basement Worship Choir Rehearsal, Worship Center Orchestra Rehearsal, Choir Room iBelieve, The Bridge Intercede, Pastor’s Guest Reception Evangelistic Outreach, Fellowship Hall First-Time Guest Reception, The Bridge

Roll UpYour Sleeves Pastor Jeff W. Crook Mark 10:45

1. OUR EXAMPLE – THE SAVIOR “The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give His life a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45 Jesus’ M____________ “to serve” - A Great Moment – The Upper Room (John 13)

Jesus’ P____________ “to give His life” - The Greatest Moment – The Cross (Romans 5:8)

2. OUR EXHORTATION – THE SCRIPTURES

Serving is E__________ P_________ for the Christian (Hebrews 9:14, 1 Thessalonians 1:9)

Serving Keeps the Christian on the P________ - You will stay off “Backslider Blvd.” - You will stay off “Division Drive” or “Pouting Pointe” - You will stay off “Clueless Court”

God’s Path & Plan – We are the B_______ of C___________

Thursday, February 18 9:45am Maturing Families Bible Study, Fellowship Hall 5:30pm Karate Classes, Venture Zone A340

Friday, February 19 Saturday, February 20 9:00am - 4:00pm Upward Basketball Games, Gym

“Jesus with skin on” - In our F___________ - In our church family - For the purpose of growing God’s family

3. OUR EXCITING MOVEMENT – SERVESTRONG

Moving the Church Family to S_________ L_______ & T______ W____

Impacting Results We count people… Because people count! Sunday, February 7 WEEKLY ATTENDANCE

Bible Fellowship: Morning Worship: Evening Worship:

2085 2782 447

WEEKLY GIVING

Budget Receipts $139,245.74 316 Missions Offering $2,205.92 316 Missions Offering to Date $11,306.09 Reaching Generation Now $28,629.41 Reaching Generation Now to Date $955,397.14 DECISIONS JOINING BY LETTER/STATEMENT:

Don and Laura Braswell, Charley and Gayle Hipple, Steve and Sharron McClung, Austin Hughes JOINING BY BAPTISM:

Rachael Greenberg, Conner Sosebee, Gabrielle Riley

Ladies’ Gathering Sunday, February 28 Featuring Lori Salierno Hosted by Pastor Jeff

Schedule 4:00 pm /// Doors Open 4:30 pm /// Meal 6:00 pm /// Worship and teaching Seminar is FREE /// $7 Meal

In 2010, true beauty is not easy to find. Many search for its secret, only to find emptiness and vanity. True beauty flows from a heart balanced by a deep, abiding love for the Lord Jesus. This beauty found in a balanced life is a passion of Lori Salierno, founder of Celebrate Life International. Join Lori for a one-night gathering for girls and ladies that will include a wonderful meal, time of worship, and giveaways.

(Meal tickets must be purchased by February 21 from the Welcome Desk or at www.bpbc.com.)

February 14-20, 2010


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