Graduate and Career Pastor Stephen King describes his ministry’s annual Beach Retreat in this week’s publication, there’s a special Thank You section, and VBS is looking for volunteers, plus Officer Nomination information is included—along with over a dozen more announcements. Don’t miss an important announcement because you didn’t read The Briarwood Weekly; click here to read it now!
Pastor Reeder continues his look at the last sermon from the Last Supper with “The Way, the Truth and the Life” from John 14. The choir sings a beautiful anthem from K. Lee Scott, “Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me,” and that evening joins with the Festival Orchestra for a program of favorite hymns and anthems, “Love Divine.” Click here to read this week’s bulletin.
This Sunday, May 1 at 6:00 p.m., join the Chancel Choir and Festival Orchestra in a celebration of favorite anthems and hymns, Love Divine. This free concert will feature arrangements by Mack Wilberg, John Rutter, Dan Forrest, and Keith and Kristyn Getty. Tell a friend, and come and be blessed! Click here for more information.
Briarwood’s Chapel and Prayer Room will be open all day May 5 for prayer. There will also be prayer aids available at these locations as well as on the info kiosks throughout the church. Be sure and raise our nation up before the Lord in prayer everyday, but especially joining with other Christians, May 5!
Briarwood men from Senior High and up are invited to a Men’s Cook Out! May 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall there’ll be great fellowship, a wonderful barbeque dinner, and a challenge from our own Olan Stubbs. Tickets are $6; available in the Bookstore and by clicking here for online purchases. Get your tickets now!
Briarwood Ballet presents “The Nightingale and the Rose,” a story of honor, of treason, and of the sacrifice that brings beauty from the ashes. May 7 at 2:30 and 7:00 p.m., and May 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the Barbara B. Barker Auditorium on the High School campus on Highway 119. Click here now to get your tickets.
Dr. David Geldmacher, Professor of Neurology at UAB, will be at Briarwood at 9:00 a.m. on May 17 to discuss “Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What We Know and What You Can Do.” Join us for this timely breakfast seminar. Get your $5 tickets in the Bookstore or by clicking here for online purchases.
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 May 24. Click here for registration details.