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      Church Update 2023

 We are not ashamed of the Gospel  Roman 1:16

Services

  Sunday School Suspended

   Praise & Worship - 11:45 A.M.

    Morning Worship - 12:00 P.M. 

      (There are no 5th Sunday Services)   

Big Bethel Baptist web site is designed to keep you as faithful members informed of
what we are doing at the church, in the community, and abroad. Log in often to see what's going on!

10110 Marguerita Ragsdale St - McKenney, VA 23872 

Please address all mail correspondence to P.O. Box 1, Mckenney, VA 23872

(804) 478-4518 - E-mail: bbbc1@verizon.net

Enjoy Your Visit

If you are viewing the site from your smart phone, you will have a more enjoyable visit using the landscape feature on your phone  

 

**IT'S NOT ABOUT WAITING UNTIL THE STORM PASSES BUT LEARNING TO DANCE IN THE RAIN**

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BBBC January 22, 2023

 

 

SMALL STRAWS

by MARSHA BURNS

You must stop worrying about the future. Make the most of the time you have today, and do your best to be righteous in all that you do. Deal with issues as they come up without projecting out in presumption. The spirit of fear is your enemy, so settle your soul in the assurance that I am with you to guide and direct you, says the Lord. 2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.


 

Church Prayer Warrior Schedule

This schedule is set for the entire year.

January        Clarence Roberts & Wanda Roberts
February      Joseph Johnson & Mary Johnson
March           George Chamblee & Alma Roberts
April              McKenley Mason & Barbara Mason
May               Reggie Drumgoole & Valerie Drumgoole
June             Harry Smith & Demertia Green
July               Larry Goodwyn & Tasha Jefferson
August         Clarence Roberts & Wanda Roberts
September   Joseph Johnson & Mary Johnson
October        George Chamblee & Alma Roberts
November    McKenley Mason & Barbara Mason
December    Reggie Drumgoole & Valerie Drumgoole

If you are unable to render service for your month, please locate a substitute and advise the Church Clerk of the change. 


 

 Words of Encouragement

"I am the vine and you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will bear much fruit: for you can do nothing without me. Those who do not remain in me are thrown out like a branch and dry up; such branches are gathered up and thrown into the fire, where they are burned. If you remain in me and my words remain in you, then you will ask for anything you wish, and you shall have it. My Father's glory is shown by you bearing much fruit; and in this way you become my disciples. I love you just as the Father loves me; remain in my love."

St. John 15:5-9 (Good News Translation)


 

Church Self-Help Cleaning Schedule

This schedule is set for the entire year. Don't forget to fill out the check off sheet. Thank you in advance for all that you do to help beautify God's house here on earth.

January        Larry Goodwyn / Alice Goodwyn 
February      Clarence Roberts / Wanda Roberts
March           George Chamblee / Alma Roberts
April              McKenley & Barbara Mason / Tasha Jefferson
May               Nancy Jones / Joyce Hall
June             D.Green / V. Drumgoole / Carol Anderson
July               Larry Goodwyn / Alice Goodwyn
August         Clarence Roberts / Wanda Roberts
September   George Chamblee / Alma Roberts
October        McKenley & Barbara Mason / Tasha Jefferson
November    Nancy Jones / Joyce Hall
December    D.Green / V. Drumgoole / Carol Anderson

If you are unable to render service for your month, please locate a substitute and advise the Church Clerk of the change. 


 

Black Lives Matter

 


 

BBBC In-Person-Worship

Big Bethel Baptist will continue in-person-worship as we begin the 2023 calendar year at 12 noon every 2nd and 4th Sunday. We will be following all church protocols to ensure everyone's safety and comfort. 

Mark your calendars and come worship with us as we honor our Lord and Savior.

Live Streaming is also available


 

 

  

 


 

Cemetery Rally 

Big Bethel Burial Park

Submitted By: Carol Jones

The Cemetery is a particular part of our church ministry. Upkeep and maintenance of the grounds and surrounding acres are a significant part of our budget. We want to thank all members and families who contributed to our cemetery rally. Our rally will take place on the 4th Sunday in April.

Anyone with a loved one buried in the Cemetery, we are asking that you, please be a blessing to this rally with a donation of your choice. We will continue to take care of our Cemetery correctly, and we pray God’s continued blessings on all of you.


 

Sunday Worship Services

Worship with us each and every Sunday at

12 Noon on our

Teleconference Phone Line

Worship with us every chance you get!!  


 

 

2023 Annual Fund Raiser – Thank you for your gifts! 

Submitted by Trustee Larry Goodwyn

We are grateful for the gifts that we received into the store house this past year. We will surely put them to good use as we strive to continue doing Gods work. 

Although we did not generate the same dollars as in previous years, we still did well. Our goal for 2023 is to continue receiving mail in donations and honoring God through our obedience to give. If the God we serve says so, we will get back on track as we march forward into the 2023.

The Pastor and the church leadership would like to thank all those who continue to bless this branch of Zion with their generous support.  We will continue to give back $1.00 per day for each day that God has blessed us with.  Our goal this year is $10,000.00.


 

KEEP DRIVING

A lady was driving along with her father.
They came upon a storm, and the young lady asked her father, What should I do?"

He said "keep driving"..  Cars began to pull over to the side, the storm was getting worse.  

"What should I do." The young lady asked?
"Keep driving," her father replied.

On up a few feet, she noticed that eighteen wheelers were also pulling over.  She told her dad, "I must pull over, I can barely see ahead.  It is terrible, and everyone is pulling over!"  

Her father told her, "Don't give up, just keep driving!"

Now the storm was terrible, but she never stopped driving, and soon she could see a little more clearly. After a couple of miles she was again on dry land, and the sun came out.

Her father said, "Now you can pull over and get out."

She said "But why now?"  

He said "When you get out, look back at all the people that gave up and are still in the storm,
because you never gave up your storm is  now over.

This is a testimony for anyone who is going through "hard times".

Just because everyone else, even the strongest, gives up.
You don't have to...if you keep going,
soon your storm will be over and the sun will shine upon your face again.

Never give up, because GOD will never give up on you!

"I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me!"