Phil Reddick brings us up-to-date on Young Business Leaders in this week’s feature article; details on VBS and the Memorial Dinner are available; an announcement on Men’s studies for the summer, along with many details on other upcoming June opportunities…it’s all here in this week’s edition of The Briarwood Weekly! Click here to read it now.
Rev. Al Baker returns to the Briarwood pulpit this Sunday morning to open the Book of Numbers and give us a message on “Atonement.” Sunday evening Rev. Phil Reddick will use Ezekiel 2 and 33 to admonish us to “Be a Watchman.” Click here for this week’s bulletin.
MEMORIAL DAY DINNER
Come hear decorated Marine combat veteran Clebe McClary, June 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This fifth annual banquet benefits Support Our Soldiers Alabama, and reservations should be made no later than Monday, May 30. Click here for registration details.
Briarwood Vacation Bible School is June 6–10 from 9:00 a.m. to noon each day. This year’s theme is “letting your light shine,” and if you’re a rising K5 to 6th grader, you know you don’t want to miss the most fun week of the summer at church! Click here now for more details and to register for your spot at VBS.
SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL
June 5 marks the first Sunday of our Summer Sunday School Quarter, and the class listing is now available online as well as in the information stations around the church. See what your class will be studying, or if you don’t have a Sunday School, find one that interests you and take advantage of the most popular hour every week here at Briarwood…9:30 a.m. Sunday mornings!
BTS SUMMER SEMESTER
Birmingham Theological Seminary, with its main campus right here at Briarwood, invites you to check out the class offerings for this summer’s semester, which begins May 31, with distance education also available. Click here to visit the Seminary’s page and scroll to the bottom for the coming classes link.
SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN
School is OUT and now it’s time to line up those summer activities that will help your children grow spiritually while giving them fun and challenging things to do! We’ve compiled a single page resource to list all the various activities available this summer through your church. Just click here to list the listing.
WOMEN’S SUMMER STUDIES
Tuesdays in June choose 9:30 a.m. or 6:15 p.m. to get together with other Women of the Covenant for four studies on the Holy Spirit. Sonja Steelman, Nancy Worthington, Sue Lewis and Elizabeth Ellerbee will each lead one lesson as we examine more closely this third member of the Holy Trinity. Click here for more details.
MEN’S SUMMER STUDIES
June 13 and 15 marks the beginning of men’s summer studies. On Mondays we’ll meet for lunch at Moe’s Barbeque and look at Habits of Grace by David Mathis; Wednesdays we’ll meet at 6:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall for a biblical study of the Holy Spirit. All men are welcome and encouraged to make this a summer of spiritual growth. Click for more details.
Todd Geralds, son of legendary coach Tandy Geralds, will be at Briarwood at 12:15 p.m., Sunday, June 12 to give us some behind the scenes insights to the making of the book and motion picture Woodlawn. Get your $8 tickets to this interesting luncheon in the Bookstore or by clicking here for online purchases.
Join Pastor Reeder in Pensacola June 24–26 for this important conference on Cultivating Gospel Courage in a Declining Culture. Click here for details and to register.
Briarwood’s Bookstore Manager, Debbie Little, would like to invite you to come by and see these beautiful candles from Mountain Laurel Valley Company. Click here to see more! When you visit the store, you’ll also find many graduation cards as well as some great gift ideas for the graduates on your list.