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The Weekly: Week of 11/29/2020

If you will be joining us for the first time WELCOME! We will gather IN PERSON and ONLINE for worship services at 8:30am, 10:00am and 11:30am, and online only at 5pm.  Text BACCONNECT to 94090 to fill out our connect card. Masks are required for ages 10+.

Holiday Office Closures: Our church offices will be closed December 25 – January 1 for the Christmas holidays. We will have Sunday church services on December 27 & January 3. We hope you have a wonderful and blessed holiday season with your family and friends. Adults, Students LifeGroups and 252 kids will not meet December 27 and January 3.  Birth through 4yrs will have classes.

Christmas Eve Services: Thursday, December 24, at 1:00, 2:30, 4:00 and 5:30pm. Invite your friends and neighbors to come and celebrate Christmas with us. RSVP coming soon. KidMin Classes available for ages birth-4 years. 

Advent Devotional  Advent Books by Paul David Tripp are $8 each and are for sale in the foyer on Sunday mornings and will be daily from Dec 1- Dec 24. For this advent season, our staff will be doing daily Facebook LIVE devotional readings from the Advent Books.

Israel Experience 2021: May 30-June 10, 2021 Israel Experience registration is now open. In 2006 Brian experienced the land of Israel and studied the biblical text in context for the very first time. It opened his eyes and changed him forever. He knew then he had to lead others to experience Israel with the Bible as their guide. Since then, he has led hundreds to walk the ancient paths of the Scripture and to discover the root of their faith in Christ. It is the experience of a lifetime and worth the investment. Please consider this amazing discipleship adventure. You can register at bayarea.church/israel.

RESOURCE PAGE: Visit www.bayarea.church/live to access our live service, past messages, and resources for kids, students, and adults. 

ServeLink: 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 www.bayarea.church/go, or download the Bay Area Church app and click serve.

CONNECT with BAY AREA WOMEN’S MINISTRY by joining our Bay Area Women’s Ministry Facebook Page. There you’ll find spiritual inspiration from morning prayer & Scripture reflection, online videos for women’s bible study Framed in Joy, She Prays guest blog posts, The Friday Five, and Weekend Warrior – a time where we ask all ladies to pray for needs. Join community with us today!

Women’s Bible Study: The Emotionally Healthy Woman – Eight Things You Need to Quit to Change Your Life. This study is  in-person on our campus at 8:30 & 10 a.m. in Room A-217 and online on Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm via Facebook on the Bay Area Women’s Ministry Group Page, www.Facebook.com/groups/BACWomen.

STUDENTS

Student Midweek meets the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesdays nights of the month from 7:00-8:00 pm in the main worship center.  Masks are required.  

Collide 2021 is coming up January 15-17 and registration is now open at www.bayarea.church/events.  We are very excited to be able to gather together, worship God together, and hear from His word together.  Cost is for the weekend is $60 per person.  Register before November 29 as part of early registration and receive a free long sleeved Collide shirt!

KIDMIN

252 Kids @ 10 – Can you switch? As families continue returning to our BAC campus- we are reaching out to Parents of 252 Kids who attend @ 10am for your help!! Would you consider moving to 8:30am. It is difficult to maintain “social distancing” with the amount of kids/adults in attendance every Sunday. Some of you may be a part of a 10am LifeGroup and your child needs to match that hour. For those who don’t have this conflict – please consider this helpful change for a healthier environment during this unique and challenging season.  To help us prepare well, please email christina.garner@bayarea.church if your child will switch to 8:30am 252 Kids.

Joining the KidMin Team! KidMin (Ministry to Kids and Families) offers a vibrant Sunday morning program for Birth-5th grade Kids. In order to function successfully, grow and thrive, we MUST have additional Team Members!! During this season of COVID, our staff has changed. Please consider partnering with us to provide awesome classes for kids – to build relationships and grow in the knowledge of God’s love and perfect plan for their lives. To begin the application process, go to this link https://bayarea.church/go (select “Serve in KidMin”).  A KidMin team member will contact you with more information.

HERE IS A LOOK AT WHAT WE OFFER ON SUNDAY MORNINGS IN THE 2020-2021 YEAR:

  • Preschool Ministry is for kids, Birth – 4 years of age (or 5 but in Kindergarten).
  • School Age ministry includes Kindergarten – 5th Grades.  

SUNDAY MORNING KIDMIN SCHEDULE:

  • 8:30am, 10am and 11:30am– Classes are available for Birth – 4 yr old children (or 5, not in Kindergarten)
  • Kindergarten-5th grade kids attend “252 Kids” in the Kids Theater at 8:30am OR 10am. The     opposite hour they attend worship with families.
  • Champion’s Club (ministry to kids with special needs) will be offered @ 8:30 and 10am.

 *As we move forward, keep in mind – our plans are subject to change.

WORSHIP

For more information: Visit us at www.bayarea.church/worshipministry or like us on Facebook – Bay Area Worship Ministry. 

DEACONS 

Deacons of the Week for Nov 29 – Dec 5, 2020. Please call the deacon of the week if you have a ministry need. This week please contact Mark Rabalais at 281-992-7409, Scott Reichel at 713-906-7934, Steve Saubert at 281-534-3350, Wayne Smith at 281-554-4427 or Brent Stanley at 512-695-6146.

Pastor’s Update

Update from Pastor Zac

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Update From Pastor Brian

Prayer for Our Nation, Our City, and Our ChurchGood afternoon Bay Area Church family,This is a big week in the United States of America. There are two things we all need to do: Pray and vote. We will have two opportunities for congregational prayer for our...

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