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Blackshear Place Baptist Church

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November Events

One Year Devotional Books

featuring Devotions by Pastor Jeff

Available Sundays in the Main Lobby
Pastor Jeff will sign books beginning November 22.

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The Gift of Jesus: Daily devotional book $15
/// We have been given the magnificent gift of Jesus to live in and through our lives. It is our prayer that this devotional will open your heart to God’s leading as you spend time in His Word and meditate on His truths every day. Each daily entry includes a Scripture passage, a devotion, and a prayer. This leather-bound devotional book makes an attractive Christ-centered Christmas gift that can be enjoyed all year.

New this year! My Bible Adventure through God’s Word: Children’s devotional book $10
/// This hardcover devotional book is an illustrated 52-week adventure through the Bible with stories and truths that will strengthen your child’s knowledge and faith in the Lord. Each week contains a Scripture passage, a devotion, a prayer, and a simple truth about God.

Wednesdays @ Blackshear Place

6:30 pm

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 for you to serve and grow in your faith.

Discipleship Based Classes

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 /// Kids 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 /// Children’s Area and 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

After powerful music and a relevant message, students meet in small groups with leaders for encouragement and accountability.

Hispanic Ministry /// B112/114

Our Spanish-speaking congregation meets for prayer and outreach.

Verse by Verse Study of the Bible /// B311
Hosted by Brian Johnson

Bring your Bible and experience an in-depth study of the book of Revelation.

iBelieve /// B102
Hosted by Wade Ash

An opportunity to hear what BPBC believes and for new believers to better understand the basics of their new faith.

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.

Membership Matters /// PGR
osted by Pastor Jeff and Grady Sutton

Join Pastor Jeff and Pastor Grady for a six-week journey to discover what it means to be a member of Blackshear Place Baptist Church. This course is designed to prepare new members to get the most out of their church experience. (Starts Sept 2)

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 Sara Hall and Joanna Griffin

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.

Marriage Enrichment /// B216
Hosted by Tim and Barbara Daugherty

In “Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti,” Bill and Pam Farrel take a refreshing, humorous look at relationships. They explain how the differences between husband and wife can work in your marriage.

Jesus the One and Only – Beth Moore Bible Study /// FH 104/106
Hosted by Linda Touchton and Lisa Fraser

This 12-week women’s Bible study will lead you through Galilee with the Teacher, across the lake with the Master, and to the cross with the Savior.

Answers in Genesis /// Annex 106
Hosted by Duane Lyon

Using resources from Answers in Genesis, this group will study God’s word to find answers to life’s questions.

Apologetics /// Annex 101
Hosted by Chris Eppling

Want to learn how to defend your faith? This class will help you know how to give answers for the hope of Jesus within you.

First Corinthians /// B209/211
Dr. Paige Patterson (via video simulcast)

If you want to understand First Corinthians, don’t miss this opportunity to study with Dr. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. We will be viewing Dr. Patterson’s online course from Southwestern during this group. (Starts Sept 2)


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.

Financial Peace University /// Annex 102
Hosted 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.

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 /// B322 (Rain Plan)
Hosted by LeeAnn Pittman and Julie Pritchard

Runners of all skill levels are welcome to join this group to go on runs.

Photography /// Annex 105
Hosted by Brian Hursey

_Photographers of all skill levels are welcome to come and learn more about taking great photos.

Outdoorsman’s Pursuit /// B204/206
Hosted by Matt McElveen

This is a group for men who enjoy outdoor activities. This group seeks to learn more about our common interests and about the Creator of the great outdoors.

Sewing Basics /// FH 114/116
Hosted by Ruby Wiley

Learn the basics of sewing or come to work on intermediate to advanced sewing projects.

Ultimate Frisbee /// Soccer Fields
Hosted by B.K. Lanier

This is a group of young adults who gather on Monday nights for a great time of fellowship built around the activity of Ultimate Frisbee, combining speed, grace, and powerful hurling with a grueling pace. (Offered Monday nights at 5:30)

Mission & Ministry Based Classes

These groups are designed for those who desire to actively serve the Lord on Wednesday nights. These groups are action focused and will teach you and give you the opportunity to use your spiritual gifts for worship, missions, and personal evangelism.

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.

Worship Choir and Orchestra /// Choir Room
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.

Intercede /// B106
Hosted by Dave Channell

Intercede is an intentional prayer ministry of BPBC where believers gather together to lift up the many needs that have been shared within our church as well as to pray as God directs.

Project Go /// B205/207
Hosted by Sterling Lynn

Each week this group will minister to apartment and town home complexes close to BPBC. They will also learn to share their faith by going through the book “Share Jesus Without Fear.”

Portland Connect /// B219
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.

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Come and Worship

A Christmas Worship Experience

Sunday, December 20
9:00 & 11:00 am

No Bible Fellowship | Nursery Provided | Kidz Church for K-5th Grade

“And going into the house they saw the child with Mary His mother, and they fell down and worshiped Him.”Matthew 2:11

Join us for this powerful morning worship experience featuring Christmas songs and carols, worship music, and much more from our worship choir and orchestra. Be sure to invite someone to join you! We will provide nursery for birth through pre-K, as well as a special Christmas Kidz Church for kindergarten through fifth grade.

Special Christmas Edition Kidz Church
Sunday, December 20, 9:00 & 11:00am for K-5th Grade
This exciting morning would not be complete without something for the kids in your family! Bring your little ones to Venture Zone for a special Christmas Kidz Church!

Passion Conference

for 18-24 Year-olds

January 2-4, 2016

Come be a part of this special conference as we join with young people across the world to worship together. It will take place January 2-4 at the Infinite Energy Arena in Gwinnett. We will be traveling as a group to and from the conference. All 18-24 year olds are invited to join us!

Sign up here
High School Seniors

Holiday Schedule

This is your guide to BPBC services and special activities to help you plan for the holiday season. Contact the church office at 770-534-7058 if you have any questions.

November 25
No Wednesday activities

November 26-27
Church offices closed for Thanksgiving

November 29
Normal morning, No evening service

December 2
Regular Wednesday programming

December 6
Normal morning, No evening service

December 9
Regular Wednesday programming

December 13
Normal morning, No evening service

December 16
No Wednesday activities

December 20
Adult Christmas program at 9:30 and 11:00 am, No Bible Fellowship, Kidz Church for kindergarten – 5th grade at 9:30 and 11:00 am, No evening service

December 23-25
Church offices closed for Christmas

December 24
Christmas Eve services at 1:00 and 3:00 pm

December 27
Morning services at 9:30 and 11 am, No Bible Fellowship, No evening service

December 30-January 1
Church offices closed for New Year’s

December 30
No Wednesday activities

January 3
Normal morning, No evening service

January 6
Wednesday activities resume

Maturing Families

Holiday Potluck Lunch

Thursday, December 10
11:00am-1:00pm in The Venue

The holidays are all about Jesus and the joy He brings to our lives. Let’s enjoy some of that joy together with great music, food, fellowship, and a word from Pastor Jeff as we prepare our hearts for Christmas. The church will provide ham, turkey, rolls, and beverages. Please bring your favorite holiday side dish or dessert. Sign up in your BF class or by calling the church office at 770-534-7058.

Deeper Student Camp 2016

Early Registration

Now Through December 31

Students, are you ready for the most incredible week of your life? Then get ready for Deeper Student Camp 2016! We will be returning to the beautiful Georgia Baptist Conference Center in Toccoa, GA, May 30 – June 3. Deeper Student Camp allows students the opportunity to break away from everyday noise to cultivate deep spiritual lives. This week will be packed full of amazing messages from our camp speaker and powerful worship from a special guest worship band.

Register before December 31 and receive $75.00 off your cost for camp.

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