If you have yet to add the Briarwood App to your device, you can check it out in this week’s Briarwood Weekly. This week’s article from Clay Campbell will talk about using your talents for the Lord in worship, and there’s details on next week’s Precept Workshop and last-minute registration for BYG IMpact Weekend. Numerous other opportunities for training and equipping are offered through your church…Click here to read read it, now!
Dr. Paul House, a Briarwood member, pays a visit to the morning pulpit this Sunday and brings us the message, “The Spirit’s Work is a Despairing People” from Ezekiel 37. In the evening service, Dr. Olan Stubbs uses various texts in “Defining Faithfulness.” Click here to read this Sunday’s morning worship bulletin.
Coming September 9–10 to Briarwood, this time of fellowship, learning and restoration will be led by 12 different women, with keynote speaker Nancy Guthrie. Come, and be encouraged and equipped! Early bird rates end July 29. Click here for details and to register.
SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN
Super Summer activities are winding down, but there’s still one week to go! Click here to see the brochure for the final week, August 1–4, and finish out your summer with a bang that includes inflatables, the McWane Center, Airwalk and Super Summer Extreme!
BYG IMPACT WEEKEND
BYG (Briarwood Youth Group) Impact Weekend is coming August 5–7, and there are a few slots left open! Don’t miss this opportunity to get the new school year of to a great start, with a full weekend of sound teaching, discipleship groups, worship, student testimonies and of course, great fun activities. Click here to see the brochure and to sign up.
PRECEPT MINISTRIES WORKSHOP
Learn how to interact with God’s Word personally, absorb its meaning, and let God engrave His truth on your heart using the age-old method of inductive Bible study. This two-day workshop is coming to Briarwood, August 5–6, from 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. each day. Register online now by clicking here or by calling 205.437.0763.
Briarwood’s Senior Adult Ministry offers many luncheons, breakfast seminars and travel opportunities throughout the year. The next event is an August 9 Breakfast Seminar, with the Director of Birmingham Speech and Hearing Associates, Cynthia Serota. There will also be free hearing screenings on this day. Get your seminar tickets online and read more about all the Trailblazer offerings by clicking here, now!
Mark your calendars now for Briarwood’s second Real State of the Union Conference, coming August 21–22. Drs. Ligon Duncan, Peter Lillback and our own Harry Reeder will bring us the topic of “The American Presidency and the King of Kings.” You won’t want to miss the teaching and Q&A panels including Dr. Paul Cleveland and Congressman Gary Palmer during this year of presidential election. Click here for more information.
MEN’S SUMMER STUDIES
All men are invited to the Men of the Covenant studies this summer. On Mondays we meet for lunch (11:45 a.m.) at Moe’s Barbeque and look at Habits of Grace by David Mathis; Wednesdays we meet at 6:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall for a biblical study of the Holy Spirit. Make this a summer of spiritual growth! Click for more details.
THE BRIARWOOD APP
In its first month, Briarwood’s new App has been downloaded over 1,200 times. Many are using the App to access Pastor Reeder’s radio programs and blogs online; many are reading The Weekly via the App; some have discovered the fill-in sermon notes in the “More” section; and even more are using the App to access information on briarwood.org. What about you? Click here now to watch a 2-minute tutorial on the App, and then link to your App Store to add it to your device!