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This Week's Need to Know

This Week's Need to Know

THIS WEEK’S TEXT: “Building up the Body:  Love and Honor”    Romans 12:10 Taught by: Robbie Mays

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

Basics: Theology of the Gospel:  Our Response to the Gospel   Acts 17:16-34
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: Motives for Missions, Part 2   Psalm 22:27
Taught by:  Eugene Beyer  (Classroom 3)

E4M
In this episode, Pastor Aaron sits down with Bill Newman to have a conversation about what it looks like to have a home centered on true worship. Available on YouTube or wherever you get podcasts!

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.

WOMEN’S PRAYER MEETING
Please join us as we gather for a time of fellowship and prayer this Saturday, March 19 at 9:00 a.m. here at the church.

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 this Sunday, March 20. This will be required annual training for volunteers.  Lunch will be provided during the 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.

WOMEN’S CONFERENCE
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 20.  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 should reach out to Brianna Batdorf at bbergey2@gmail.com.  Registration cost is $95.

PRAYER GATHERING
Join us on Wednesday, March 23 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 NO potluck prior to the Prayer Gathering.

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.

NO SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES
There will be no Sunday School classes on April 10 and 17.

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.

MEN’S SUMMER SOFTBALL
If you are interested in joining the Men’s Summer Softball team or if you have questions, please see Robbie Mays or email him at robbiem@bigwoods.org.

NEW SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES
Three new Sunday School classes will be offered starting Sunday, April 24.  A sign-up will come out in an upcoming Need to Know.  In the meantime, please be praying for the leaders as they prepare for these classes.

1)      Women's Class: Aging Well (this will be taught by several ladies)
2)      Caring for One Another: 8 Ways to Create Meaningful Relationships taught by Aaron Batdorf
3)      Young Married Couples (Married 5 years or less): taught by Matt and Angelyn Trumbull 

                                                               NEXT WEEK’S NEED TO KNOW WILL BE RELEASED ON FRIDAY, MARCH 25