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Blackshear Place Baptist Church

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January Events

BPBC Essentials

Construction Updates and Notices

Throughout the exciting construction of our new worship center and children’s area, we want to help everyone be aware of location changes, parking notices, and safety updates. We will communicate all of these items through the “BPBC Essentials” campaign. So be sure to read all of our BPBC Essentials closely!

Current Update
The Fellowship Hall entrance has been re-routed to a narrow ramp and path over a median giving access to the parking lots. PLEASE access the back parking lots via Wallis Rd., The Venue, or smaller Atlanta Hwy. entrance.

Ladies Bible Studies

Beginning February 6

Sign Up Today!

Abide Women’s Ministry at BPBC invites and encourages all ladies to be involved in one of these enriching Bible studies. Sign up online now or get more details at the display in the Main Lobby on Sundays. Free childcare available.


Led by Ermadine Flowers & Paula Moore
February 6 – May 22
B204/206 ~ 6:30 pm | Cost: $15

The Amazing Collection is the perfect name for this amazing Bible Study! It is a book-by-book study of God’s Word from Genesis to Revelation. The unique homework in this study will help you gain a more intimate knowledge of the Bible and a deeper love and relationship with the Living God. Whether you have 30 minutes a day or an hour, this study is for you!


by Warren Wiersbe
Led by Renee England
February 7 – April 25
FH 118/120 ~ 9:30am | Cost: $15

In this 11 week study, we will explore the I AM statements of God – from His burning-bush conversation with Moses, to His powerful reassurances to the Israelites, to Jesus’ startling claims to be the Light of the World, the Good Shepherd, and the True Vine. These statements reveal the depths of the Christian life and how believers can go deeper by living with Jesus in the present tense – which is just where He wants us to be!

by Priscilla Shirer
Led by Deborah Mason & Linda Touchton
February 7 – March 21
FH 104/106 ~ 9:30am | Cost: $15

All day, every day, an invisible war rages around you. A cunning enemy seeks to wreck havoc on everything that matters to you- your emotions, your mind, your family, your future. But, when the enemy meets a woman dressed for the occasion, he fails miserably. This study will challenge you to suit up, stand firm, and secure victory in your life!


Led by Tammy Perry
January 13 – May 5
Choir Room ~ 9:30 am

BSF is an in depth, interdenominational Bible Study that helps people know God and equip them to effectively serve the church throughout the world. BPBC Women’s Ministry is hosting a Women’s Satellite Class. We will continue to study in the book of John. For more information or to register for this study call 770-361-2349.

The Jesus Followers

Continues January 15

Sunday AM Series With Pastor Jeff

Beginning Matthew Chapter 6 on the way, truth, and life of following Christ.
Join us at 8, 9:30, 11am in the main Worship Center or at 9:30 am in The Venue

Being a follower of Jesus is more than coming to church. It is more than wearing a cross around your neck. Being a Jesus Follower is surrendering all of ourselves to the Master. It is a daily dying to self, taking up our cross, and following His leadership in everyday life. Join us during this series as we sit at Jesus’ feet and hear His words about becoming a true disciple.

First Grade Bible Presentation

Sunday, January 29

with Pastor Jeff

Join us for this special evening as Pastor Jeff presents first graders with a full Bible. Beginning at 5:00 pm in The Venue, children and their families will be treated to snacks and picture time with Pastor Jeff. Sign up by calling the Children’s Ministry Office at 770.534.7058. Registration ends Monday, January 23 at Noon.

Mid-Week at Blackshear Place

Blackshear Place offers activities for every age and stage of life on Wednesdays. Our classes and life groups are a great way for adults to connect through activities. We also have many opportunities to grow in your faith. Join us Wednesdays at 6:30 pm!

Discipleship Groups

These groups are designed to help you go deeper in your faith. Attending one of these groups will give you the opportunity to be encouraged by sound Biblical teaching that will help you live your faith in practical ways.

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

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

Middle School Worship /// Building D Basement
This 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
A weekly experience for students to engage in worship, to be equipped through relevant messages, and to be encouraged through relational small groups.

Hispanic Ministry /// FH109/111
Our Spanish-speaking congregation meets for prayer and outreach.

Verse by Verse Study of the Bible /// B300
Hosted by Brian Johnson
Bring your Bible and experience an in-depth study of the book of Daniel.

Experiencing God Bible Study /// B101
Hosted by Jack and Marianne Allred
Experiencing God shows believers how to know Him intimately while encouraging them to step out in faith and join Him in His work.

Apologetics /// B209/211
Hosted by Chris Eppling and Matt Vann
Want to learn how to defend your faith? This class will help you learn how to give answers for the hope of Jesus within you.

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

Ladies Bible Study /// FH 104/106
Hosted by Pat Byrd, Lisa Fraser, Renee Kelley
Children of the Day by Beth Moore
Join Beth Moore and walk the shores of Thessalonica with this verse-by-verse Bible study of 1 and 2 Thessalonians. During this nine week study, you’ll learn how to let go of past mistakes and discover your circumstances are not coincidental – God’s timing is impeccable! Whether you’re facing family crises, medical diagnoses, relationship troubles, doubts, or fears, you’ll come away encouraged that even though it may not feel that way, you are exactly where Christ wants you to be!


These groups are designed to help you meet new people and connect around a shared interest. If you have never attended church this may be a great first connection point for you.

Keeping the Boom in Baby Boomers /// B103
Hosted by Kevin Tharpe
This group will feature experts in the fields of healthcare, law, and finance to help Baby Boomers with the issues that are relevant to them, such as long-term financial planning for themselves and the legal and financial challenges involved with caring for aging parents as well as children and grandchildren.

Running /// FH110
Hosted by LeeAnn Pittman and Julie Pritchard
Runners of all skill levels are welcome to join this group to go on runs.

Backpack Love /// Welcome Desk
Hosted by Mike Mihalick
Blackshear Place partners with local schools to provide food for hungry children whose only meals are those they get at school. This group prepares backpacks full of donated food to deliver to these children.

Intercede /// B106
Hosted by Dave Channell
This study on prayer will strengthen your prayer life and teach you new ways to pray big prayers that will impact your life and eternity.

Portland Connect /// B205/207
Hosted by Al Bennett
This group involves training on how to be fearless in sharing your faith and living on mission. You will meet face-to-face with Pastor Aaron and Andrea for Skype strategy sessions, helping them plant the church in real time, and you will also have the opportunity to take part in local mission experiences.

Women at the Well /// B105
Hosted by Debi Carter and Jennifer Cobbs
A group for women who enjoy time together, encouraging one another, mentoring, and studying God’s Word.

Women of Hope /// B104
Hosted by Frances Thomas
A group of women who are focused on growing in God’s Word as they live, learn, and grow through the journey of being a widow. Women of Hope will be studying, “Breathe” by Priscilla Shirer.

Raising Kingdom Kids /// B204/206
Hosted by Rick Hermann
Featuring the inspiring teaching of Dr. Tony Evans, this study calls and instructs parents to raise God-following children who are also spiritually strong and prepared to take on the assignments God has for their lives.

With All Due Respect /// B102
Hosted by Jessica Wade_
Moms, begin your Journey to a more Fulfilling Relationship with your Teens and Tweens. We will work through the With All Due Respect parenting handbook by Nina Roesner & Debbie Hitchcock. During this class we will be seeking to connect more deeply with our teens and tweens and to grow more deeply in our faith through the process.

Experience The Holy Land

Oct 23 - Nov 1, 2017

Tour Israel with Pastor Jeff

You Will Get To Experience:
Sea of Galilee
Bet Shean
Mount of Olives
Wailing Wall
Garden Tomb
+ much more

Words cannot express the excitement we feel preparing to spend these days walking where Jesus walked. We assure you this trip will be educational, informational, but most of all spiritually transformational! Nothing will do more for your spiritual growth than this time in His Land! The hotels are beautiful, the food is bountiful, and the fellowship will be blessed.

If you would like more information about experiencing the Holy Land, contact the Office of the Pastor at 770.534.7058.

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