New Sermon Series: The Issues We Face

We will offer a time of prayer on Feb. 20, and Feb. 27, from 6:30-8:00 pm in the Worship Center to pray with you about the issues that you are dealing with in your life. Elders and their wives will be available to pray with you one-on-one.

LivingWater 101: Sunday at 9:30 am in the Equip Conference Room, led by Stacy Hale. For more information go to

Midweek Fall 2018: Wednesday, from 6:30-8:00 pm. Register for Midweek in the Commons and on our website at

  • Men: Wild at Heart by John Eldredge – David Davenport
  • Women: Gideon by Priscilla Shirer – Jenny Rampy
  • Women: The Struggle is Real by Nicole Unice – Lesli Westfall and Jenee Pulliam
  • Financial Peace University – Dave Weaver
  • Grief Share – Chris Boykin
  • Living Water 201 – Gennie Westbrook
  • How People Change: Men – Walter Watson

First Monday Prayer Meeting: March 4, at Noon, in the Equip Conference Room, on the second floor of the Preschool Building.

New City Catechism: We’re posting one question and answer, with commentary by one of our pastors or leaders, each week for 2019. Our hope is that you will take the time each week to memorize these questions and answers in an effort to strengthen your biblical knowledge and to “always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have” (1 Peter 3:15). To follow along visit

ServeLink:  Check out the TOP FOUR ways we’re asking you to serve on Sunday mornings: Kids, Students, Connections, and Tech Arts. To find out more about how you can serve in one of these areas you can go to, or download the Bay Area Church app and click serve.


Sunday – Interest Meeting for Summer Middle East Mission Trips: If you are a member of Bay Area Church and interested in joining us for one of three mission trips this summer to the Middle East, there will be a brief “Interest Meeting” Sunday immediately following the 11:00am worship service. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall. Michel Sawan, our point man in the Middle East, will be in attendance. We will announce the trip dates, providing available details. Contact John Eckeberger with questions.

BOSTON FAMILY MISSION TRIP:  Families and Single Adults interested in joining us for our first-ever “Family Mission Trip” to Boston, July 6-13, please attend an “Information Meeting” on Sunday, March 3 immediately following the 11:00am worship service. We will meet in the Fellowship Hall and provide details as they exist at present. For more info, contact John Eckeberger at (713) 628-2453 or


Senior Connection: February 21, at 10:30am, in the Student Center Café. Potluck luncheon for our Senior Adults who are 55 years and older. Senior Connection meets every first and third Thursday of the month for devotionals, fellowship, and activities.


Student Midweek: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm in the Student Center.

Purity4Life: Saturday, February 23, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, in the Student Center.  This Milestone 4 celebration for students and parents emphasizes the importance of accountability, healthy friendships, and biblical standards for purity.  More information and registration can be found at Registration closes February 20.


Sunday morning Young Preschool Team Members Needed NOW!: We are growing in Sunday Older Toddlers and almost ready to open Young 2s LifeGroups at 9:30 and 11:00. We are looking for team members to invest time and love in our “Littles”. We want to staff well so that class time is fruitful.  In addition, we are looking for Super Subs to support Sunday KidMin with short term commitments. Help us move forward by responding to serve:

VBS 2019:  “IN THE WILD” – Volunteer Registration is OPEN NOW! We would like to recruit 225 Leaders by April 15. As of 2/12/19 we have 113 Volunteers registered. Seventh Grade Students through Adults – help us prepare well – and well ahead of time by registering now to serve at VBS. All the details can be found at SAVE THE DATE for our Friday, April 26 “VBS All Staff Meeting.” This important time of connection and training will take place in the Kids Theater from 7:00-9:00pm

VBS (Vacation Bible School) is Mon-Fri, June 10-14; 9:00am-noon; for kids entering Kindergarten (August ’19) – completed 6th grade (’18-’19 school year). We also provide classes for children, birth-4 years, of VBS Leaders.  VBS is 3 hours of learning, singing, dancing, and having fun with friends, while learning about scripture, and what our Great God has done for us through His son, Jesus Christ. Registration for Kids (Learners) opens in April.


Bay Area Worship Live – “Great I Am” CD is available for purchase at the Legacy Resource Center. Digital copies available online at iTunes and other online distributors.

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Deacons of the Week for February 17 – February 23.  Please call the deacon of the week if you have a ministry need. This week please contact Craig Gregory at 281-648-4413, Don Hamilton at 281-486-1895 or Tim Hinson at 281-639-4410.