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FROM THE PULPIT THIS SUNDAYthyword_bmailB

“The Rocky Ground Hearer” from the parable of the sower in Matthew 13 is our subject for this Sunday morning with Pastor Reeder, then in the 6:00 p.m. service we’ll hear “Passover to Lord’s Supper to Marriage Supper of the Lamb,” and then observe Communion. Join us as we continue our study of this important parable and share the Lord’s Supper.


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The fourth annual dinner benefiting Support our Soldiers Alabama will be May 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. This year’s speaker is Congressman Gary Palmer. Please make your reservation now by clicking here, or by calling Charon Rivers at 996-8020.


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLVBS 2015 web

June 1–5 is this year’s dates for VBS…the most fun week of the summer! Click here to register now. Be sure to signup early to save your spot. Briarwood members, we are also looking for volunteer help in many areas, also found at this link. Check it out today and help make this a great week for our children!


U.S. FLAG DEDICATIONAmericanFlag-border

Dedicate a U.S. flag in memory or honor of someone to be used in the Way of the Flags during our Christianity in America Celebration. Dedications are $10 and will appear in the Order of Worship for our Christianity in America Celebration June 28. Dedications must be received by June 7; please click here to order.


WOMEN’S SUMMER DROP-IN STUDIESWOC_summer_bmail

Tuesdays in June, beginning June 9, ladies are invited to “drop in” for time in the Word either at 9:30 a.m. or 6:15 p.m. Join us in A201 as Kelly Buck, Annette Blake, Jane Harris and Denise Hamilton each explore “Thy Word is Truth.” Come to the time that best suits your schedule, and don’t miss this fellowship opportunity! Click here for more details and to make your morning nursery reservations.


MEN’S SUMMER STUDIESMOC SUMMER 2015 postcard_front

All men are invited to join us for this summer’s studies, titled “Re-creating Your Mind in a Crazy Culture.” We’ll meet at 11:45 a.m. on Mondays beginning June 15 at Moe’s BBQ on Southside, and at 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays beginning June 17 in the Fellowship Hall. Coffee, juice and snacks will be available in the early morning meeting. Click here for details on both studies, and make this summer one of spiritual growth, as we renew our minds in Christ.


CAMP BRIARWOODCAMP-BROCHURE-Cover-top

June 8 through July 25, Camp Briarwood will be making summer memories for kids entering grades 1–8 in the fall. There are day camps, overnight camps…even camp for kids with special needs. For over 50 years Camp Briarwood has been helping children grow in their relationship with God and others. Click here to read the brochure and get the registration forms to make this a summer to remember!


ANNUAL FLEA MARKETFLEA-2015_web

Here it comes again…the popular Briarwood Flea Market, conducted by the Women of the Covenant Ministry. The 7th annual staging of the event will be July 24 and 25, with vendor registration NOW OPEN. Click here to read all about it. There’s opportunities to serve in many different capacities, too. This year’s event will benefit Urban Hope Community Church in Fairfield. Briarwood members be sure to grab your preferred space early!


FAMILY FELLOWSHIP NIGHTbarons

Take me out to the ballgame! June 26, everyone is invited to join the Briarwood family at Regions Field as the Barons take on the Jackson Generals. The game will be followed by a fireworks show, too. Reserve seats are only $7, and are available in the Membership Office, by calling 776-5208, or emailing wlong@briarwood.org.


CHRISTIANITY IN AMERICA CELEBRATIONbcarson_web

Our guest speaker for this year’s Celebration on June 28 will be the renown physician, Dr. Ben Carson. Dr. Carson is a noted author, and at age 33 became the youngest doctor in the history of John Hopkins Hospital to serve as Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery. While not an elected public official, Dr. Carson has throughout the years provided an effective voice in speaking to matters of public policy with a biblical world and life view. Mark your calendar now…you’ll want to hear what he has to say! Click here for more.


SUBSCRIBE TO THE PODCASTiTunes-PodCast-Logo

Did you know the last 100 sermons from Pastor Reeder are available on iTunes? And that you can subscribe to the podcast to receive future sermons automatically? There’s just no reason to miss any of his sermons again! Click here and follow the instructions on iTunes to make your free subscription.


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With half of the visits to our website now being done on mobile devices, have you added the Briarwood.org shortcut icon to your mobile device? It is incredibly quick and simple to do, and will allow you to visit our mobile-friendly site with just one click! To see the easy-to-follow instructions on how to do this, click here now.


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