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Sunday Worship & Teaching:

This Coming Sunday: February 5

Sunday Morning:
III. Project Andrew: Bring Them to Him
“Andrew Bringing Seekers”
John 12:20–26
Dr. Harry L. Reeder III

Sunday Evening:
IX. Zechariah In Biblical Perspective
“Vision Number Five: The Golden Lampstand”
Zechariah 4
Dr. Harry L. Reeder III

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This Past Sunday: January 29

Sunday Morning:
“God’s Light Overcomes Life’s Darkness”
Isaiah 8:11–9:7
Dr. Paul House

Sunday Evening:
“Living Water for Thirsty Souls”
John 4:1–42
Benny Youngblood

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This Week’s Topics Include:

January 30 “Tony Dungy’s Backlash for Standing for Biblical Values”

January 31 “The Movement by Government Schools to Disengage Parents from their Children”

February 1 “A Major Surrendering By the Church of England to the LGBTQ Agenda”

February 2 “Pro-Life Dad Acquitted Despite Aggressive Prosecution Attempt by Biden DOJ”

February 3 “Ask the Pastor: “Was Creation Literally with Seven 24-Hour Days?” & “Is Tithing Mandated in the New “

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Featured Events:

Sportsman’s Blast
February 10 | Men’s Ministry

Men, bring a friend for a barbeque dinner and to hear the gospel message! Jerry Leachman, University of Alabama football player and Chaplain for Fox News, will be this year’s keynote speaker.

Briarwood’s focus this year is on personal evangelism with our 2023 theme “Project Andrew: Each One Bring One.” This is a great opportunity to act on that mission and invite non-believers to hear the Gospel at this event. Tickets are only $12 and include a BBQ dinner and entry to numerous door prizes that any outdoors-man would enjoy.

Will you commit to bringing your friends, associates, and neighbors to this special presentation of the Gospel? We would especially encourage you to invite or gift tickets to non-believing fathers and their sons.

Tickets are available in the Briarwood Bookstore or by calling 205-776-5210. For additional information go to


February 26 – March 5

Our annual Global Ministries Conference, entitled “Tell the Wonderful Story”, will be held February 26–March 5. We will have missionary partners participating in the conference from all over the world and will hear ministry stories from our International staff. Briarwood’s legacy of supporting and sending missionaries comes straight from our Mission Statement: “For God’s glory, Briarwood is committed to equipping Christians to worship God and to reach Birmingham to reach the world for Christ!” Our Missions team is praying that God will use this conference to encourage our missionaries, equip our members, and send even more missionaries out from Briarwood.

We are grateful to God that He has sent Dr. Sandy L. Willson, Pastor Emeritus at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee, to be our keynote speaker during our morning worship services as well as Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday evenings. We will have ministry partner global glimpses each night beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday night and 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights following the services. Our Children’s ministry will be hosting the GLOW (Go Light Our World) conference for grades K4-6th grades.

Please be in prayer for the conference and our missionaries in preparation for this special week. May the Lord use this time to inspire, equip, and mobilize Briarwood Church on mission!

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Upcoming Events:

YBL Winter Breakfast
February 24 | Young Business Leaders

Join us for the YBL Winter Breakfast with Ennis Whatley. Ennis was a standout point guard at the University of Alabama and a 10-year NBA career member of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Come hear Ennis’ personal story of struggle, courage and faith.

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Men’s Sporting Clay Outing
March 11 | Briarwood Men

Men, come test your aim and join us for a time of brotherhood and fellowship Saturday, March 11 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm at Selwood Farm. This will be a great evangelism opportunity to bring your non-believer friends to. The registration cost is only $25, but space is limited. Ammo will be provided with registration and a shotgun can be provided with an additional fee.

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Women’s Missionary Coffee
February 28 | Briarwood Women

Write an encouragement card with a favorite verse or two for our visiting missionaries. The cards will be general in nature—please do not address them to a specific missionary. The collected cards will be divided among the women missionaries at the Missionary Coffee. You can drop off cards in the Women’s Ministry Office (A106) between February 1–24.

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Global Ministries Conference Volunteering

February 26–March 5. There are numerous ways you can help, including housing, transportation, serving, baking, volunteering and praying. Contact Heather McDougall at 205-776-5279 or





Camp Briarwood Counselors
Quest Recreation

Camp Briarwood is looking for counselors for the 2023 Day and Overnight Camps this summer. Go to for information.





Men’s and Women’s Winter / Spring Studies

Men of the Covenant and Women’s studies offer both morning and evening classes for men and women this quarter.

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Midweek at Briarwood
Wednesday Nights at Briarwood

Join us for dinner in the Fellowship Hall each Wednesday evening from 5:15–6:30 p.m. Classes and activities for the entire family start at 6:30 p.m.

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Fresh Bread

Five-minute daily devotional and scripture with Pastor Reeder
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Employment Opportunities

See the newest job opportunities for Briarwood ministries and ministry partners and find details on open positions as well as how to apply.
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Online Giving and Tithing

Learn how you can Give or Tithe to various Briarwood funds or fill out your Every Member Commitment Card online at