ORANGE BEACH 2012 Benji Ladd // High School Minister
Believe it or not, summertime is right around the corner! Which means, Orange Beach is also right around the corner (actually, it’s a good ways down the road on the Alabama coast, but you get it)! Register now through April 8! You do not want to miss out on this incredible time!
Date: July 9–13 Registration: Register Now!
THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF BRUSHY CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH TAYLORS
Cost: $295 Speaker: Matt Chandler Worship Leader: Aaron Keyes
Thank you! WED
It doesn’t seem possible that 20 years could have come and gone. At least not until I look
at old photographs and then, well, pictures don’t lie, do they? Thank you for the gift, the reception, but most of all, for how you have loved us and allowed me to lead Brushy Creek.
SUNDAYS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 a.m. Sunday School TALE OF THREE KISSES
FOR SUCH A ONE AS THIS (EASTER MUSICAL) - 6pm
GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY: OFFICE CLOSED
DEACONS’ MTG 7pm
RESURRECTION CELEBRATION 9am
You have been faithful to pray for me and encourage me all these many years and I am truly
*9:15 a.m. Sunday School/Classic Worship *10:45 a.m. Sunday School/Contemporary Worship
grateful. I have been blessed to have worked alongside cooperative, supportive deacons,
loving laymen and the best staff a pastor could ever have. I still get up looking forward to
8 9 10 11 12 13 14 *6 p.m. Celebrate Recovery TALE OF THREE KISSES
MEN’S DINNER 6:15–8:00pm
6 p.m. The Landing/LHGH
HIGH SCHOOL WEDNESDAYS EASTER DNOW SUNDAY MAR 9–10 *8 p.m. Creekside Choir Practice 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 TALE OF THREE KISSES THURSDAYS (MORNING SERVICES) MEN’S BREAKFAST - 8am QTRLY. BUSINESS MEETING - 6pm
MERRY MAKERS 10:30am
PINEWOOD DERBY 6pm
*7:30 p.m. Creekside Orchestra Practice *Childcare Available
22 23 24 25 26 27 28 FORGIVENESS SERMON SERIES BEGINS
BLOOD DRIVE 4pm — 8:30pm
SENIOR ADULTS MERRY MAKERS’ MEETING Tuesday, April 17 at 10:30 a.m.
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS (COLLIDE) 6:30pm
MEN’S BREAKFAST Sunday, March 15 at 8:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall
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going to work in the morning and that’s because of the people with whom I work and for whom I work. Thank you for letting me be a part of this church family.
FOR SUCH A ONE AS THIS
vacation bible school is right around the corner!
Robbie Sox // Minister of Music
Our Easter presentation, For Such a One as This, will be April 1 at 6 p.m.
opportunities to serve
“Jesus the man, the Son of God, walked with the people and healed them by His love. He gave His life for the world’s remiss. What did you give for such a One as this?” What a probing question. Jesus gave his life to heal and love. What have we given for such a One as this? This musical explores the thoughts and feelings of some of the people who were with Jesus during his last hours. Such as Judas, Simon the Cyrene, John the Beloved, Pilate, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of Jesus, and the two thieves that hung beside him. What we see in them will help us explore who Jesus is to us. Bring your friends and relatives to this presentation of For Such a One As This.
bCBC great commission resurgence update Jim Russell // Rescue Minister
Brushy Creek is part of the Southern Baptist Great Commission Resurgence. Our mission projects will become more strategic, and our missions education more proactive. We celebrate the recent appointment of Candie Charping as an IMB missionary to South Asia. Let’s keep Candie in our daily prayers. We are currently planning the following mission projects for this year: Brazil (June 4-12): contact Benji Ladd Peru (June 15-23): contact Roger Blackwell Japan (July 6-16): contact Jim Russell New York City (July 15-21): contact Gary Wheeler London (August 3-13): contact Lee Daniels Joanna VBS (July 26-29): contact Benji Ladd At our annual Missions Day, September 16, we hope to unveil Unreached People Group(s) for Brushy Creek to adopt over the next few years. UPGs are people groups with 2% or less evangelical Christians. This will be a wonderful opportunity for BCBC to become even more strategic in our mission efforts.
a tale of three kisses David Kay // Associate Pastor
Sometimes, a kiss really does say it all. Beginning Palm Sunday and the following two Sundays, Dr. Carter and I will be preaching about three specific kisses recorded in the Bible. That’s right, I said KISSES! When is the last time you went to church and heard about a kiss? I promise all three messages will be meaningful in your walk with Christ. So come on, bring a friend, and let’s celebrate our risen Lord together. Can’t wait to see you here.
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Experience VBS: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity here on BCBC’s campus June 18-21, 2012 · 9-11:45 am K3-5th grade LAUGH YOUR WAY TO A BETTER MARRIAGE! We are excited to host a hilarious, yet relevant, two-day video presentation of Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage with Mark Gungor on May 4-5. A special speaker from the Laugh Your Way team will be leading the seminar. We are thrilled to host this event, as this is a wildly entertaining and informative adventure designed to bring hope and positive change to marriages. Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage appeals widely to men, even those who may typically resist marriage ministry! The cost is $35 per couple and you may register in the breezeway or online at LaughYourWay.com. For more information, contact Ann Hartsell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consider serving our children by teaching them about the one true and living God through the life of Daniel this year at Vacation Bible School! VBS will be June 18-21, 9:0011:45 a.m., K3-5th grade. We need teachers, workers for snacks, registration, nursery, and recreation. Contact Rebecca Oaks, oaksfamily5@charter. net; Eleanor Bishop, eleanor0930@ yahoo.com; Pompey Hammontree, hammontreeL@bellsouth.net. Our next planning meeting will be Sunday, May 6.
single mom’s event Everyone falls into one of two categories: either you are a single mom or you know a single mom. Which one are you? Registration for the Single Mom’s Event opened on April 1! If you are a single mom go to BrushyCreek.org to register today and if you are not a single mom, then invite one who you know to register asap! This event is FREE! The single moms will be blessed with a wonderful dinner followed by powerful testimonies, fantastic door prizes and a Word from the Lord given by a single mom herself, guest speaker Dana Russell. The event will be held on Friday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. and there will be free child care. Pre-registration is required. For more information contact Sarah Uber at email@example.com or 772-285-4040. the Creekside
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