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Blackshear Place Baptist Church

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May Events

Deeper Student Camp

May 30-June 3 Toccoa, GA

The excitement of student camp is just beginning! If you are headed to camp, remember that check-in starts Monday at 7:30 am in the Main Lobby, assembly in the Worship Center at 8:30 and buses will leave at 9:00 am.

Will You Pray For Camp?
Prayer bracelets with students’ and leaders’ names will be available in the Lobby this Sunday. We ask that you wear these the week of camp and pray over the name you are given.

Student Scholarships
Scholarships are also still being accepted and very much appreciated if you would like to give financially to support a student attending camp. Even a partial scholarship can go a long way. If you are interested in helping, please contact our Student Ministry by stopping by the Welcome Desk on Sunday morning, call the church office at 770.534.7058, or email

Vacation Bible School

Two Exciting Weeks!

June 13-16
Pre-K through 1st Grade

June 20-23
2nd through 5th Grade

Embark on a VBS quest that will light their way! Gear up for an over-the-top underground adventure! Vacation Bible School at BPBC will ground your kids in the rock-solid foundation of God’s love, a love that takes us through life’s dark times. Mark your calendar and get ready to go spelunking with us this summer. This will be an amazing time for kids to learn God’s Word in an interactive way that keeps everyone engaged.Call the church office for more information. Online registration will be available soon.

VBS Leader Rally
Wednesday, June 8
Food at 6:00 pm in Main Lobby.
Meeting at 6:30 pm in the Worship Center.
We are excited about all that the Lord is doing in preparation for, and will do in the upcoming weeks of VBS! At the Rally you will learn some helpful information about what to expect, as well as enjoy some food and fellowship! We look forward to seeing you there!

Faith Stories

Current Teaching Series

Hebrews 11

Faith is more than a quietly held belief. God’s Word shows that true faith leads to action, and those who exhibit faith in Almighty God can do amazing things. Join Pastor Jeff each week as he leads us to explore the lives of men and women who were faith-champions and find out how we can live as people of faith today.


Foster Care Awareness Month

Paul reminds us that we have been chosen and adopted by our Heavenly Father (Ephesians 1:3-10). Therefore, we, more than any others, should be moved to foster and adopt the 250,000 children who wade in and out of the foster care system each year. The need is great! Everyone can do something…


WE NEED FOSTER FAMILIES! There are only 20 families in Hall County that foster children, even less in Barrow and Jackson counties. Would you pray about opening up your home?
WE NEED RESPITE FAMILIES! Emotional hardships and burnout are not uncommon among foster families. Would you pray about providing a respite weekend or respite week for a fostering family?
WE NEED SUPPORT FAMILIES! Foster families often struggle to get away for a few hours for a date or grocery shopping. They may need a meal brought to their home or someone to simply help mow their yard. Would you pray about being a support family that can be contacted when a variety of needs arise?
WE NEED YOU! Pray for the brokenness that is so evident in foster care. Then, come and see how the littlest thing can mean so much.

Summer Strong

May 29-August 7

Just Tell Someone

Vacations. Pool-parties. Snow-cones. This is summer. And at Blackshear Place, we want it to be all that and a whole lot more. We are challenging you to savor the summer fun. Let’s be Summer Strong! Let’s use our summer days to tell someone the good news. This summer, let’s make the name of Jesus famous!

Speaker Bios

Jon Reed founded his ministry, Focused Evangelism, in 2004 with the purpose of bringing revivals back into churches. He is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is president of the Conference of Georgia Baptist Evangelists and is staff evangelist at Hebron Baptist Church in Dacula. He and his wife Inga have two sons.

Rick Coram has been a full-time evangelist for 28 years. His ministry holds an average of 45 revival meetings and two summer conferences each year and has seen countless lives changed by the power of the gospel. Rick firmly believes that the revival of the local church is the answer if America is going to return to her spiritual roots. He and his wife Judy have three grown children and four grandchildren.

Josh Reavis serves as an assistant pastor at North Jacksonville Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL. He first surrendered to God’s call to preach at the age of 17. He is a graduate of Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Sarah have three children.

Tony Nolan’s story tells of the transforming power of the gospel to bring hope and healing from pain and abuse. Tony founded TNT Ministries and began serving as a full-time evangelist in 2000. God continues to use Tony to reap thousands of souls as he preaches in church buildings and stadiums across the country. Tony currently serves as a teaching pastor for Freedom Church in Acworth. He and his wife Tammy have # children.

Dr. Adam Dooley serves as senior pastor of Sunnyvale First Baptist Church in Sunnyvale, TX. He is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His personal story involves walking with God through the brokenness of having a child diagnosed with and eventually healed of cancer. He and his wife Heather have three sons.

Dr. Kevin Ezell serves as the president of the North American Mission Board, which works to reach North America through evangelism and church planting. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Kevin most recently served as senior pastor of Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky for 14 years. He and his wife Lynette have six children.

United Marriage Conference

BPBC Worship Center August 12-13

Every marriage can use a refreshing break when husband and wife take time to evaluate their relationship. This special weekend will include guest speakers Dale and Jena Forehand, a couple with a story of restoration and hope that will encourage husbands and wives to stay close to God and each other. The weekend will also feature special music, helpful resources, and childcare for busy moms and dads to take a date night together.

Maturing Families Retreat at The Cove

The Billy Graham Training Center

God’s Great Salvation: Chosen, Redeemed, and Sealed with Mel Blackaby
August 22-24
Deposit Due ASAP

Come and enjoy the beauty of Asheville, NC and the beautiful Billy Graham Retreat Center. Relax and fellowship with your friends as we dive deeper into what it means to be saved. Grab a group of people from your BF class and go together. For more information go to or call the church office. Pick up a registration brochure in Fellowship, at The Welcome Desk or the church office.

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