Special Events

Here are upcoming church-wide events:

GLOBAL MINISTRIES CONFERENCE

February 25–March 4
Rev. Sandy Willson, speaking

Thirty ministry partners from around the globe will join us for this year’s conference, entitled “Until He Returns.” Don’t miss this opportunity to see how the Lord is at work throughout the world, with Global Glimpse sessions, GLOW (Go Light Our World) sessions for K5–6th grade, informational displays and more! If you’ve never attended a Briarwood Global Ministries Conference, you’ve never seen anything quite like it! Click here for the informational webpage, and meet our speaker, Rev. Sandy Willson.


COLLEGE MISSIONS CONFERENCE

February 23–25

Join us for a weekend of challenging teaching from missionaries from around the world. Come hear what God is doing to make His name great among the nations and how you can take part. Click here for more details and to register.


LADIES MISSIONARY COFFEE

February 27 • 9:30 a.m.

Ladies, come enjoy light refreshments, coffee, prayer, music, and a word from our visiting missionary ladies during our Global Ministries Conference. Come and encourage and be encouraged by our Ministry Partners! Please RSVP to Laura Franks here, and make your Nursery reservations here.

 


CHILDREN’S MISSIONS CONFERENCE

February 25–28

GLOW is our Children’s Missions Conference for 1st–6th graders, and is held in conjunction with Briarwood’s Global Ministries Conference. Come meet with Briarwood’s missionaries Sunday, February 25 at 6:00 p.m. and Monday through Wednesday, February 26–28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Children’s Auditorium. Mini-GLOW, for K4 and K5, begins and ends in the Nursery. The children will be escorted from the Nursery to the Mini-GLOW room and then taken back to the Nursery.


THE PASSION OF CHRIST

March 25 • 6:00 p.m.

Begin your Holy Week with us here at Briarwood at this very special dramatic, multi-media presentation drawn from J.S. Bach’s beloved St. John Passion. Presented by the Briarwood Chancel Choir, Chamber Ensemble, Festival Orchestra with members of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, and professional soloists. There is no admission charge for this concert. Click here for details, and make your Nursery reservations here.


HOLY WEEK

March 25 – April 1

Holy Week is a special time at Briarwood. From Palm Sunday, March 25, through Easter Sunday, April 1, we have special devotions, worship services, and concerts to recognize this very special time on every Christian’s calendar. Click here to see the full week’s schedule of worship opportunities.

 


GARY AND AMY WIXTOM IN CONCERT

April 1 • 6:00 p.m.

Briarwood welcomes special guests, Gary and Amy (Shreve) Wixtom. Gary and Amy are recording artists who have led worship and concerts throughout the United States. Their blend of elegant classic/folk psalms, hymns, and songs have ministered to many thousands for over two decades. Come conclude your Holy Week with this talented couple! Click for more details, and don’t forget your Nursery reservations!


reTHINK STUDENT APOLOGETICS CONFERENCE

April 20–21

Last year’s inaugural reThink Conference was a great success, and we know this year will be even greater! With a host of challenging speakers such as J. Warner Wallace, Greg Koukl, Sean McDowell, and many more, this will be an entertaining, informative, and most importantly, challenging weekend. Click here to see the complete schedule and to register. Early bird rates end March 1!