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THE WEEKLY WEEK OF 1-22-2023

MEN’s RETREAT: Camp Olympia, February 16-18. Cost $150 register at bayarea.church/events. 

The Women’s Event on Friday, January 27th and Saturday, January 28th is our Fresh Grounded Faith event with Jennifer Rothschild, Laura Story, and Michael O’Brian. Register at bayarea.church/events. 

Please join us for this year’s Equipping Women’s Conference on Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th at Kingsland Church. The theme is Homeland from the book of Hebrews: Joining Jesus in leading many to glory. Our keynote speakers are Lee Strobel, Kori de Leon, and Kristin Schmucker. Our very own Pastor Brian will be teaching a workshop at this event. Register at bayarea.church/events. 

Care and Counseling: GriefShare will be starting Tuesday, January 31, 2023 from 6:30-8 pm in the Equip Room. This will be a 13 week support group. For more information email Rick.Goudeau@bayarea.church. 

Parent Summit 2023: A one day event to equip parents and grandparents to become the primary faith providers of their family. Plan now to join us on Saturday, April 29 9:00am – 2:00pm. Early-bird registration will begin on Sunday, February 19. 

Meet Bay Area Class: Interested in learning more about Bay Area Church and what it means to be a member? Join us in person for our Welcome Bay Area Class, Sunday, January 29th. Register now to attend at www.bayarea.church/events. 

The next in-person Baptism & Life in Christ Class will be on Sunday, February 5th at 11:00 am in the Equip Room. Our next scheduled baptism will be on Sunday, February 12th. You can sign up for either of these at www.bayarea.church/baptism. 

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. 

Israel Experience: Do you want to experience setting your feet into the pages of the Bible? Pastor Brian is leading 2 trips to Israel in June and November 2023. This is a can’t miss journey that will bring you closer to Christ and give you a new perspective on the Bible. Sign up today at bayarea.church/events.

STUDENTS 

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

Purity 4 Life: Saturday, February 11, 9:00 am-2:00 pm. This Milestone 4 celebration is for students and parents and emphasizes the importance of accountability, healthy friendships, and biblical standards for purity. For details and to register, please visit bayarea.church/events. 

KIDMIN 

The Champions Club is growing! Please consider joining this important ministry team, where we serve, love, teach, and support some really special kids and their families. Reach out to whitney.kocher@bayarea.church for more info. 

Throughout the month of January, we will be offering Prayer Nights for Kids at the church on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00p. Birth through Pre-K 4/5 will be in the Young Preschool hallway beside the Worship Center and Kinder – 5th graders will meet in the Kids Theater. Drop off begins at 6:15p; parents must remain on campus for the Prayer Night while children attend. 

Be sure to follow us on social media for the latest KidMin news and parent resources! Facebook: www.facebook.com/bayareakidmin 

Instagram: @bayareakidmin 

Join our KidCare team! If you have a heart for loving on kids and providing excellent care for them during Bay Area Church events and functions, this could be for you. To apply, click here. 

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 Jan 22-Jan 28. Please call the deacon of the week if you have a ministry need. This week please contact Todd Cartwright at 870-930-4931, Jimmie Clark at 806-886-4183, Jesse Craft at 404-729-0944, Bud Goza at 713-882-0304, Craig Gregory at 281-797-7018.

Pastor’s Update

Updated Covid-19 Guidelines

Dear Church, In light of Governor Abbott’s Executive Order GA-34, the Executive Team of Bay Area Churchhas been working with our elders, staff, and school leadership to review our COVID-19Guidelines and Protocols. It has been and continues to be our desire to create...

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Lord’s Supper, Hands-on-Service, and Jesus is LORD

Dear Bay Area Family,I hope you are walking in the grace and peace of Jesus this week. He is our source, our hope, our Lord.This Sunday we will continue in our Straight to the Heart series as we talk about "Hands-on-Service." Our Text will be John...

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