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This Week's Need to Know

This Week's Need to Know

THIS WEEK’S TEXT:  When the End is Near, But Not Yet       I Peter 4:7-11
Taught by: Pastor Tim Boger

OUTDOOR SERVICE
We will welcome summer with our first outdoor worship service this Sunday!  Bring your canopies and lawn chairs!  Sunday’s service will NOT be live streamed.  We look forward to seeing everyone in person!

THERE WILL BE NO SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES THIS SUNDAY.
NOTE: Should the weather move us indoors, there will still be no Sunday School classes.

PRAY FOR OUR COMMUNITY
Our first Friday Night Worship Service will be held TONIGHT at 7:00 p.m. in the church’s MPR.  We will be holding these Friday Night Worship Services the first Friday evening of the month at 7:00 p.m. except for the month of July – July’s will be held on July 8 at 7:00 p.m..  This night of prayer and worship is for anyone who is burdened and cares about the battle with addiction in our community, and anyone who has family and friends caught up in it, and anyone who is themselves struggling with addiction. In one way or the other, that means YOU!

YOUNG ADULT SUMMER EVENTS
If you've graduated from high school, don't have kids of your own, are between the ages of 18-30, and are looking for fun things to do this summer, look no further! Our goal is to create a community that is open for young adults to gather in fellowship. To cultivate this space, we will have a variety of activities and events - such as Bible studies, pool parties, game nights, bonfires, hikes, cookouts, outdoor excursions, and even some out-of-town adventures! Our first event  starts TOMORROW, Saturday, June 4 at 4:00 p.m. at the Newman's. We will have swimming, lawn games, volleyball, food, and more! Click here to find a schedule for all things young adult fun this summer. For questions or more information, please contact Robbie Mays at robbiem@bigwoods.org. We look forward to seeing you this summer!  

BAPTISM (June 5 and 12)
We will have a baptism this Sunday and on Sunday, June 12 following the morning worship services at lot 11 at the river.  Driving directions from Lock Haven:  Cross the Veteran’s Bridge on Jay Street and turn left.  Drive ½ mile to the end Riverview Park.  Turn left into park entrance and follow the road to lot 11.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Holly in the church office at hollyb@bigwoods.org.

SUNDAY LUNCHES FOR YOUNG ADULTS/FAMILIES
The young adults and families are invited out to the Redcay’s after church each week for lunch and time together. The pool is open, there is space to spread out, as well as toys for little ones. Most weeks it will be bring your own lunch, but this Sunday, June 5, hamburgers and hotdogs, as well as having chips and drinks are provided for everyone. Their address is 138 Main Street, Beech Creek. Please contact Pastor Stuart at 717-517-6523 if you have any questions!

GRADUATE RECOGNITION
Big Woods Bible Church will be recognizing and honoring our graduates this Sunday!  Congratulations to our seniors on their accomplishments!

SUMMER BACKYARD BBQ
We are welcoming back our summer backyard BBQ during the months of June, July, and August – every Tuesday evening starting at 6:00 p.m.  Bring a meat, a chair, and something to share! There are still available dates to host a BBQ – if interested, please sign up hereOur first one will be held this Tuesday at the home of Jay and Bobbie Jo Simcox, 3223 Farrandsville Road, Farrandsville.

WOMEN’S PRAYER MEETING
Please join us as we gather for a time of fellowship and prayer Saturday, June 11 at 9:00 a.m. at the home of Marilou Johnson, 457 Irwin Street, Lock Haven.

MEN'S SOFTBALL
Come support our softball team Sunday afternoons at Peddie Park (912 Renovo Road, Mill Hall) starting June 12! We play every Sunday afternoon during the summer from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and would love to see you there.  This is a great time to get to know other families in our community and even just hang out with others in the church. Bring snacks and drinks, or even a grill to cookout during the games! We hope to see you out there!

WOMEN'S SUMMER STUDIES
There will be two studies available to women this summer. No Other Gods: The Unrivaled Pursuit of Christ, a study on modern idolatry, will meet Monday evenings 6:30-8:00 p.m. and Tuesday mornings 10:30 a.m.-12:00 noon beginning June 13. Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments will meet every other Wednesday from 10:30-12p beginning June 8th. Sign up for a study here.We also need Volunteers for Childcare for Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Workers will be paid. Questions? Email womensministry@bigwoods.org.

PRAYER GATHERING
Join us on Wednesday, June 15 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.

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE
Monday, June 27 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. here at Big Woods Bible Church.  Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter:  Big Woods to schedule an appointment.     

CHILDREN & YOUTH MINISTRY MOVE UP
Big Woods Children’s and Youth Ministry will have students move up a grade at the end of the summer. On Sunday, September 4, we will be welcoming students into their new Sunday School classrooms and into Navigate Youth Ministry.

MILL HALL KIWANIS CHICKEN BBQ FUNDRAISER FOR PRC
Details for the Chicken BBQ are as follows:  July 16th, 2022, from 10:30am - 1:00pm at the Mill Hall Park.  Cost is $10 per meal (includes half chicken, baked beans, potato salad).  The contact person for this fundraiser is Deb Smetlz from Tri-County Church. You can email her (debsmeltz@gmail.com) or call her (570-660-5737) to coordinate ticket sales.