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Pastor’s Update

What Do I Believe and Why?

Series: New City Catechism

Title: What Do I Believe and Why?

Text: 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17

Gather with family or friends or find a quiet place alone and S.O.A.P 2 Thessalonians 2:13-17.

Scripture – what scripture sticks out to you as you read this passage?
Observation – what important observations do you make from this passage?
Application – how should this passage apply to your life now
Prayer – what prayer will you pray in response to this passage?


Current Opportunities


HR Generalist

Bay Area Church and Christian School has an opening for a full-time Human Resource Generalist. The Human Resource Generalist assists the Human Resource Manager in the following functional areas: full-cycle recruiting, compliance and record keeping, benefits administration, policy development, communications, employee relations, talent management, and general human resources day-to-day administration. The Human Resources Generalist will perform all duties and responsibilities in support of Bay Area Church’s mission to glorify God by making disciples, equipping families, and serving the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Membership at Bay Area Church is preferred, but not required. Interested candidates must complete an employment application. Please submit completed application with current resume to

 Full Job Description

CDL-Licensed Bus Drivers

Bay Area Church seeks to employ part-time CDL-licensed bus drivers to work approximately 5-20 hours per week. Interested parties must be willing to complete an employment application, criminal history and MVR background check, and provide current CDL information. Please submit completed applications with CDL information to Human Resources at

To Apply

Interested applicants should send a completed application and resume to Human Resources at

additional opportunities

For information on positions available at Bay Area Christian School (BACS)


Week of 12/9/18

CHURCH WIDE               

Fall Midweek ends December 12.

Christmas Eve Services: Monday, December 24, at 3:00, 4:15 and 5:30pm. Invite your friends and neighbors to come and celebrate Christmas with us. KidMin Classes available for ages birth-4 years. LifeGroups will not meet on December 23 or December 30.

Church offices will be closed Dec 24 at 1pm, Dec 26-28, Dec 31, and Jan 1.

First Monday Prayer Meeting: January 7, at Noon in the Equip Conference Room, on the second floor of the Preschool Building.

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.



Family Mission Trip to Boston: July 7-14, 2019.These are the preliminary working dates for a family-oriented mission trip to assist one of our Boston area church plants. If you have any interest at all in discovering more about this mission opportunity, please contact John Eckeberger at or text him at (713) 628-2453.



Senior Adults Christmas Party: Tuesday, December 11 from 5:30-8:00pm, guest speaker: Charles Pulliam. Entertainment: BACS Resound. Collecting school supplies, going to Communities in Schools.

Senior Connection: January 3, 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 Christmas Party this Wednesday, 6:30-8:00 in the Student Center. Wear your best flannel and come hungry for some milk and cookies!

Collide 2019 registration is ongoing at   This action-packed weekend will be held January 18-20 and will be an event you won’t want to miss. Please visit the registration link for all of the details. Registration is open until January 9.  Contact the student ministry office if you have any questions.



Champion’s Club: We have a plan to open our Champion’s Club classrooms soon after the first of the year. One room is outfitted with motor and sensory equipment and the other will be our teaching room. We are blessed to have these tools to minister to kids needing one-on-one assistance. However, we will not open until we have a strong team of leaders secured and trained to serve. You don’t have to be a professionally educated teacher, but those of you with this training would be extremely helpful to our ministry. If you are interested in supporting this ministry, email or you may apply at

252 Kids (Worship): Our NEW Kids Theater is open for our 1st-4th grade worship at 9:30. It is a spectacular space with the tools to enhance worship and teaching. We need YOU to support this exciting ministry. Opportunities are available for Teachers, Worship, Drama, Tech and Kid Connectors. Training is ongoing! Applicants may apply at or email for more information.



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.

For more information: Visit us at or like us on Facebook -Bay Area Worship Ministry.



Deacons of the Week for December 9-December 15 Please call the deacon of the week if you have a ministry need. This week please contact Steve Tennis at 281-316-9425, Walter Watson at 409-218-9260 or Dwayne Zatopek at 713-269-1004.