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THIS WEEK'S NEED TO KNOW

THIS WEEK'S NEED TO KNOW

THIS WEEK’S TEXT: “Gifts of Grace” – Part 7  Romans 12:4-8  Taught by: Pastor Tim Boger

This Week’s Text/info for the three Sunday Schools: 

Basics: Theology of the Gospel: Justification   Romans 3:19-28
Taught by:  Pastor Aaron Batdorf (Classroom 1)

Women Praying Together – This will be a special time of discussing prayer and lifting each other up before the Lord in prayer together. Mothers of infants and toddlers are welcome to bring them to class.
Taught by:  Brianna Batdorf (Classroom 2)

Mission: Transformed Lives    Romans 8:1-11
Taught by:  Eugene Beyer  (Classroom 3)

E 4 M (EQUIPPED FOR MINISTRY)
In this episode, Pastor Aaron sits down with Robbie Mays, the campus ministry intern at Big Woods Bible Church, for a discussion on discipleship. Listen in and let us know what you think!

PRAYER AND PRAISE POINTS
Every other Wednesday evening the Elders meet for several hours to pray for the body and seek wisdom as they strive to lead and shepherd the body at Big Woods according to the Word of God.  Last evening some of the pressing needs and prayer points that they are asking for you to pray alongside them can be found here.

MEN’S WORK AND WORSHIP
Men, mark your calendar SaturdayMarch 5.  After a time of work, we will learn the importance of shepherding our homes through leading in worship. Lunch will take place at 12:00 noon.  Please sign up here so that we have a headcount for food. 

FELLOWSHIP ON THE SLOPES
A group will be meeting on March 5 at 1:00 p.m. here at the church and heading to Ski Sawmill Family Resort.  Everyone is welcome to join in on the fun.  Each individual/family will be responsible for their own transportation.  If you are interested in going, please use this link to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44AFA723A2FACF8-skisignup.  Any questions, please contact Jared Simcox at jared.simcox@icloud.com.

PRAYER GATHERING
Join us on Wednesday, March 9 at 6:30 p.m. for our next Prayer Gathering. This prayer gathering will be every other Wednesday and will be one of the ways we can bear one another’s burdens as we seek to faithfully follow Jesus together. There will be a potluck prior to the Prayer Gathering.

WOMEN’S PRAYER MEETING
Please join us as we gather for a time of fellowship and prayer on Saturday, March 12 at 9:00 a.m. here at the church.

PARENT-BABY DEDICATION
There will be a Parent-Baby Dedication on Sunday, March 13.  If you are interested in participating, please contact the church office at 570-893-8274 or email hollyb@bigwoods.org.

BWBC NEW MEMBER’S CLASS
The BWBC Membership Class is a four-week class that is scheduled to begin on Sunday, March 20, during the Sunday School hour and will meet in the Conference Room.  If you are interested in attending this class, please call the church office at 570-893-8274 or complete a Communication Card (located in the back of the chairs in the sanctuary) and place it in one of the offering boxes at the back of the sanctuary. CHILDREN’S MINISTRY POLICY Big Woods Bible Church will be hosting a training for all children & youth volunteers (adults and teen helpers) on our new Child Protection Policy, after church on March 20. This will be required annual training for volunteers.  Lunch will be provided during the March 20 training. Please sign up here so that we can have a headcount for ordering food for the training. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Stuart at stuartr@bigwoods.org.

NAVIGATE’S HIGH SCHOOL SPRINTER RETREAT
Navigate’s High School Sprinter Retreat is quickly approaching! This year’s Sprinter Retreat will be held March 25-27. Whether it is our deeper teaching on God’s Word, the relationships, and conversations, or just the fun together, this is one event your student will not want to miss! Retreats provide a time and place to build relationships and challenge our students to grow in faithfulness to Christ. All of our Navigate leaders can look back at our retreats and remember when we connected with this student or saw another grow in their faith. Throughout retreats, we have a teaching series, multiple small groups, as well as just fun times with the students. If you have questions or want to sign up for this event, contact Pastor Stuart at stuartr@bigwoods.org!

WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
Ladies who are interested in attending the conference From Garden to Glory – A Bible Study on the Bible’s Story on April 1-3, 2022, at Webster Bible Church in Webster, New York.  Registration cost is $95 and the deadline to register is March 20.  There will be a brief meeting for those interested in attending this conference this Sunday after the morning service in the back of the sanctuary.

LIFE LINE SCREENING
Life Line Screening will be held here at the church on Tuesday, March 29.  To register call toll-free at 1-866-229-0469; text the word circle to 797979 or online at https://llsa.social/HSC.  If you are interested in a Complimentary Screening Package valued at $149.00 please see Holly Beaver in the church office.

EASTER EGG HUNT
There will be an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday April 2, at 10:00 a.m. here at Big Woods.  A box is in the back of the sanctuary for candy donations – 4,000 eggs need to be filled!  There is no need for plastic eggs at this time. 

CORPORATE FAMILY GATHERING We will spend time at the April 6 Prayer Gathering for a time of Corporate Family Gathering.  We will be blessed with a time of prayer, dialogue, and a few ministry updates on our first quarter.

EASTER MORNING BREAKFAST
There will be a breakfast Easter morning at 8:00 a.m. in the church’s Multi-Purpose Room. A food sign-up will be forthcoming.  To help us move forward with our planning, please sign up here if you plan on attending.