Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization. Their mission is to provide local partners around the world with shoeboxes filled with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies as a means of reaching out to children in their own communities with the Good News of Jesus Christ. We ship[…]


ROMANS – The Time for Truth is Now We have been given an opportunity to bring light and comfort to our troubled times by pointing people to Jesus. In a day of constant confusion when many are being influenced by a cultural drift and abandoning absolute truth, there has never been a better time than[…]

2020 Home Groups

One of the most difficult aspects of this pandemic has been a disconnection of people from one another.  We are relational creatures, created in God’s image, made to live in relationship with Him and with one another.  However, these difficult times have caused us to have to make decisions that go against our relational nature[…]

Ministry at Big Woods

Check out the opportunities to serve at Big Woods.  Contact the church office today if you would like more information or need help contacting our ministry leaders. Nursery—Contact: Meisha McDermit Nursery care is available during both Sunday morning services and during the Sunday School hour to take care of little ones, from babies up through[…]

PRC Baby Bottle Blessings

– BABY BOTTLE BLESSINGS – You can support the Pregnancy Resource Center in State College by donating your spare change.  All you need to do is pick up a Blessing Bottle from Big Woods Bible Church.  They are located at the table at the back of the auditorium.  Between October 4 and November 1, fill[…]

BWBC Book of the Month

– TACTICS – A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions In a world increasingly indifferent to Christian truth, followers of Christ need to be equipped to communicate with those who do not speak their language or accept their source of authority. In Tactics, 10th Anniversary Edition, Gregory Koukl demonstrates how to artfully regain control of conversations,[…]

Big Woods Online

-FOLLOW US ONLINE- Are you plugged in to Big Woods online?  Make sure you follow us on Facebook & Twitter to stay up to date with important announcements and information!  Sermons are posted on YouTube.  Weekly “Need to Know” emails go out on Thursdays and are available on our blog page.  Make sure we have your contact information[…]

NAVIGATE Youth Ministry

NAVIGATE Youth Ministry meets weekly and is a great time for students from 6th – 12th grade to grow deeper in their faith.  High school (9th-12th) meets on Sunday nights at 6:30 and middle school (6th – 12th) on Wednesday nights at 6:30.  For more information contact Pastor Stuart at stuartr@bigwoods.org.


    – VISION TRUST SPONSORSHIP DRIVE – Please consider taking a sponsorship packet for children enrolled in the Cruz Blanca Learning Center. They will be available this Sunday at church. If you are interested in sponsoring a child or would like to learn more, please stop at the table downstairs between services.