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Blackshear Place Baptist Church

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April Events



Saturday, April 19 ~ 6 pm
Sunday, April 20 ~ 8:00, 9:30, and 11 am
9:30 & 11 am Worship @ The Venue
Servicio Hispano a las 11 am, Teatro de los niños

No Bible Fellowship. No Kidz Church.
Preschool childcare available.

Do you need some newness in your life? New purpose? New hope? A new start? God wants to make you new. He makes the dead alive. He makes the hopeless and forgotten full of new life and purpose. Your burdens and struggles don’t have to weigh you down any longer; through the power of Jesus’ sacrifice and resurrection, you can receive freedom and experience all things new through Him.

2 Corinthians 5:17: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.”

Special Easter Baptism
Join us for this memorable time of worship with family and friends on Easter! Anyone wishing to participate in our Easter baptism needs to contact the church office at 770.534.7058, or stop by the Welcome Desk on Sunday morning.

Night Of Worship

6:00 pm in the Worship Center

“…He took the cup…saying, ’This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.’ For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes.” — 1 Cor. 11:25-26

Begin Easter week with the BPBC Worship Ministry as we gather for a night of worship and remembrance as we look to the Cross where Jesus’ blood was shed to cover our sins.

Living Out Loud from the Inside Out

Sunday, May 4 at 6:00 pm

Kidz Praise Spring Musical
Worship Center

Join our Kidz Praise Children’s Choir at Live Out Loud Academy where they will learn how crucial it is to live in God’s ways and not the ways of the world. Classmates will discover that reading God’s Word, listening to the Holy Spirit, and connecting with other believers is the way to live out loud! God’s truth changes us from the inside out, and Jesus is the greatest example of living from the inside out in this upside down world!

“What You are after, Lord, is truth . . . from the inside out!” – Psalm 51:6

Baby Dedication Dinner and Prayer Gathering

Saturday, May 10

Hosted by Pastor Jeff

“Children are a heritage from the Lord” (Ps. 127:3). We want to give thanks for the blessing of new babies born into our church family. On Saturday, May 10, Pastor Jeff will host a Baby Dedication Dinner and Prayer Gathering. This will be a special time for families to celebrate the birth of their little one and to commit to raising their child to love the Lord. Space is limited, and each family must register to attend and complete a Parent Dedication Class. Please come by the Preschool Desk or email rsmith@bpbc for more information or to register.

Mother’s Day Celebration

Sunday, May 11

There is nothing like a mother’s love, and at Blackshear Place we want everyone to know that we love and appreciate all of our mothers. So take the time this Mother’s Day to let Mom know how much you love her by joining her in worship at 8:00, 9:30, or 11:00 am on Sunday, May 11.

Free Family Portraits
Moms like pictures, so come and get your picture taken with Mom. There will be stations in the main and upper lobbies of Building A and in The Venue lobby from 8:00 am-1:00 pm. A free 5×7 photograph will be sent to you as our way of saying THANK YOU for all you do.
No evening worship or activities are scheduled.

Graduate Recognition Day

Sunday, May 18

On Sunday, May 18 we will be honoring the Class of 2014! We will begin by honoring the students in the 11:00 am worship service, and the Senior Banquet will take place at 6:00 pm in The Venue. Please contact our Student Ministry office for more information about this day. RSVP how many will attend the banquet by Monday, April 28.

No evening worship or activities are scheduled.

Memorial Day Celebration

Sunday, May 25

You do not want to miss this powerful and moving Sunday as we honor those who have fought to defend our country and remember the ones who made the supreme sacrifice to ensure our freedom. We will hear the riveting story of Vietnam veteran Marine Tim Lee. This day will be about celebrating the blessings and freedoms we enjoy as Americans.
No evening worship or activities are scheduled.

Deeper Student Camp

June 2-6, Toccoa, GA 6th-12th Grade

Student Camp 2014 is going to be June 2-6 at the beautiful Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa, GA. We are going to have an amazing week full of challenging messages, incredible worship, amazing small groups, plus the crazy Mufa Pufa games and insane fun tubing on the lake. Don’t wait, sign up now and get ready to go deeper in your walk with Jesus at Deeper Camp 2014!

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Vacation Bible School

June 16-19 and June 23-26

Two Exciting Weeks Of Fun!

International Spy Academy
Grab your secret decoder ring and put on your rearview mirror glasses because this summer, your kids are heading to the International Spy Academy where they’ll train to become special agents for the one true God. These exciting two weeks of Vacation Bible School will be filled with fun mysteries your kids will love. Our mission is to instill in each child an understanding of the one true God of the Bible that they can carry with them for the rest of their lives and share with those around them. Synchronize your watches for June 16-19 and June 23-26 and join us at the International Spy Academy, where your special agents will learn to know, love, and live for the one true God!

Pre-K through 1st Grade will be June 16-19
2nd through 5th Grade will be June 23-26

Honoring Dads

Sunday, June 15

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers.
Join us on Father’s Day, as we recognize our outstanding dads!

A righteous man who walks in his integrity, How blessed are his children after him. – Proverbs 20:7

My BlackshearPlace

Our Online Community

Connect | encourage | do life together

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My BlackshearPlace is a powerful tool that integrates information from all aspects of BPBC and customizes it so that you have the information you want and need right at your fingertips.

CONNECT: Sign up & log in

Connect with Blackshear Place by joining the online community. At the top of this page you will see the login area where you can enter your username and password. If you do not have a username and password, you can request one. Click Sign Up and fill out the brief form. After you submit the form, you will receive an email that contains your username and a link to set your password. Click the link and you are ready to log in.

ENCOURAGE: Update your profile

Encourage others by finding an opportunity to serve that fits you. After logging in to My BlackshearPlace, click Go to my profile in the box on the upper right. Then click Edit profile under the Actions bar on the right. Be sure to check your contact information and update it when it changes. You’ll also want to add your spiritual gifts, talents, and abilities under the My Fit tab. Having this information in your profile will help you to find opportunities to serve and encourage others.

DO LIFE TOGETHER: Explore groups and calendars

On the Groups tab, you can view all the groups in which you are already involved. Click a group to view its page and interact with the group members. Want to search for a new group? You can type a group name into the search bar or click …or discover a new group to find a group. On the Calendar tab, you’ll see churchwide events as well as your own custom calendar.

Wednesdays @ Blackshear Place

Each Wednesday at 6:30 pm

Blackshear Place comes alive with activities for the entire family each Wednesday. Preschool and children will learn God’s Word in AWANA. Middle school and high school students will be under the teaching ministry of Aaron Bennett and Trent Peacock. Our new classes and Life Groups are a great way for adults to connect through activities. We also have many opportunities to serve and grow in our faith. There’s no better place to bring your family and friends on Wednesdays!

Kidz Praise /// Your children are invited to join us from 5:30 – 6:20 pm (immediately before AWANA) in the Kidz Theater for a great time of music, praise, drama, and activities.

AWANA /// This high-energy, scripture-rich ministry offers children from preschool through fifth grade an opportunity to learn God’s Word in an interactive environment.

- 2 years old ~ Puggles learn that they are a unique creation of God and that He loves them very much.
- 3 years old to Pre-K ~ Cubbies enjoy age-appropriate scripture memory, story time, music, and games.
- Kindergarten-Second Grade ~ Sparks meetings combine learning with fun to create an atmosphere of irresistible excitement.
- Third Grade-Fifth Grade ~ T&T meetings include exciting team-oriented games, story time, and handbook work.

Middle School Worship /// Building D Basement
This exciting service includes music, a message, and a time for students to break into small groups where they and their leaders talk about how to apply God’s word to their lives.

High School Worship /// The Venue
After powerful music and a relevant message, students meet in small groups with leaders for encouragement and accountability.

College/20s Worship /// The Venue
Meets Tuesday nights from 7 to 9 pm. We exist to engage people to love God with their whole selves through community worship and service.

Life Groups /// Bring your friends and neighbors to these exciting, activity-centered gatherings. List of Life Groups.

Worship Choir and Orchestra /// If you want to make a joyful noise, join the choir for rehearsal in the Worship Center. If you play an instrument, then come be a part of our orchestra for rehearsal in the Choir Room.

Telling Time Bible Study /// Guest Reception Room
Led by Brian Johnson
Bring your Bible and experience an in-depth study called “Telling Time” about the end times.

Outreach /// Room B205/207
Bible Fellowship members meet to contact prospects for their classes.

Hispanic Ministry /// Room B112/114 and B115
Our Spanish-speaking congregation meets for prayer and Bible study with a meal included each Wednesday.

iBelieve /// Room B102
Led by Wade Ash
In this study, new Christians will learn how to grow in their faith, read the Bible, and share Jesus with others. Begins August 21

Intercede /// Room B106
Led by Dave Channell
This group is designed to help you grow in your prayer life.

Financial Peace University /// Room B209/211
Led by Christopher Martin
This program from Dave Ramsey is designed to help you get out of debt and build wealth so you can provide for your family and serve God.

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