This Week's Need to Know!
THIS WEEK’S TEXT: “The Imago Dei” Genesis 1:26-27
Taught by: Pastor Tim Boger
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES
There are no sign ups for this round of Sunday School Classes, just show up!
The Attributes of God: Misconceptions about God abound. But they do not have to. God has revealed His character in Scripture, illuminating the attributes that define Him. While we, being finite creatures, can never truly comprehend everything that God is, we should study what He Himself has said. This week’s class will be led by Robbie Mays (Classroom 1)
2 Thessalonians: While We Wait: The elders will be team-teaching this book in the sanctuary. We will focus on what it looks like to live as Christians "while we wait" for the return of Jesus. How should that affect our daily lives? Join us as we consider God's word together "while we wait" for the return of Jesus! This week’s class will be led by Matt McDermit. (Sanctuary)
WINTER BIBLE STUDY: BETTER
Explore how God “provided something better for us’ in the person of Jesus. See how the new covenant is superior to the old and how Jesus is the fulfillment of every promise. Gain a deeper understanding of what it means to place your hope and faith in Christ Alone. This Winter study will run on Monday evenings at 6:30 pm or Friday mornings at 10:30 am (childcare provided) here at the church starting the week of January 16th. To sign up go to hebrews.bigwoods.org!
We are starting up the next round of Grief Share that will be running every Tuesday evening at 6:45pm starting on January 17, 2023. Grief Share is a 13-week group aimed to help you face the challenges of grief after losing a loved one. During the sessions, we will focus on the hope and healing that is found in the truth offered through gospel. If you are interested in joining us, you can sign up and register by clicking here!
There will be a Community Blood Drive hosted at Big Woods Bible Church on Monday January 23, 2023 from 1pm – 6:00pm. For more information and to sign up, go to redcrossblood.org, enter the zip code 17745, and the select Big Woods!
Join us on Wednesday, January 25 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.
MEN’S GARAGE MINISTRY
On Thursday, February 2 at 6:00 p.m., all men will be invited to meet at the garage of Dave Frankenberger (1930 Long Run Road, Mill Hall). Men, grab a chair and come prepared to talk shop and tackle life’s challenges, while building on the strengths of your brothers in Christ.
Men! Mark your calendars for this year’s Men’s Retreat happening from February 3rd to the 4th of 2023. Click here to watch a video from Luke and Aaron about this year’s retreat!
Date: February 3rd and 4th
Location: Sylvan Hills Camp
Age: 16 year and older
Cost: $45 per person
Click on the link here to sign up!
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
Take control of your money with Financial Peace University! This nine-week class uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! Big Woods will be running this class starting February 5, 2023 from Class starts Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 6:30pm. To sign up for the class, click here! Click here to watch a video with more information about the class!
ADVENTURES IN MOTHERHOOD
As the group starts back up for the spring, there have been a few changes to the schedule. Because of the women’s bible study happening in the evenings, there will only be a daytime group meeting the second Thursday of every month from 10:30am – 12:00pm at the church. Childcare and refreshments will be provided. The days for the Spring are February 9th, March 9th, April 13th, and May 11th. To volunteer for childcare, please email Jillian Best at firstname.lastname@example.org
WOMEN’S PRAYER MEETING
The Ladies’ Prayer Gathering for January will be Saturday, February 10, from 9:00 to 10:00 am. Come and be blessed by yet another personal story of a life saved by faith in the finished work of Jesus Christ. Saturday prayer is an intimate time of blessing and joy…and even includes coffee and sweets!
RIGHT NOW MEDIA
Our church has a Right Now Media Account that offers video resources to our church. Click here to watch a video about Right Now Media and if you are interested reach out to the church office at email@example.com and an invite can be sent to you to access this resource!