April 2nd Announcements and Connection Links

Dear TBC Family and Friends,

I hope everyone has had a great week. I still haven’t put away my winter clothes yet, but I am excited about the prospect of finally wearing a t-shirt outside the house again, without wearing any jackets! I am told May can be a great month, although perhaps hit or miss. Guess we will all find out together.

I hope that you are all able to worship with us Sunday morning as we continue our discipleship series. Tomorrow I will try to answer the question, why discipleship doesn’t happen more often. The answer is a sobering one, which I hope and trust will spur us on to desire a lifestyle of disciple that we may have a culture of discipleship and relationships in TBC.

Please come back Sunday evening if you are able, where Pastor Rowley and I will do a Q&A on Romans 14 and anything related to the passage and topic. If you still have questions, please send them in because there is still time! But if you are there in the evening time, we will also open up questions to whoever is there as well. I hope that it will be a good time for learning and understanding.

Looking forward to worshipping with you all tomorrow!

In Christ,

Pastor John

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

1.  NEW BABY CONGRATS:  Congratulations to Alisha and Steven Albinson on the birth of their new daughter, Eden Vivian, weighing 9lbs 1oz on March 26th.  

2.  VERSE MEMORY GROUP:  Everyone is invited to join Pastor Rowley and a few others in holding each other accountable to memorize Scripture each week.  This group has an encouraging atmosphere and meets Sunday mornings at 9:00am on Sundaymornings in the adult classroom off the gymnasium.  Kids are welcome as well!

3.  ADULT BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CLASSES:  All Adult Bible Fellowships are starting back up this Sunday in various classrooms.  We encourage you to join one!  Please ask an usher or reply to this email for more information.  

4.  SUNDAY EVENING Q&A:  Pastor Rowley & Pastor John will be holding a Q&A this Sunday evening, April 3rd, to cover any questions related to the Romans 14 sermon series on Christian liberty, questionable things, the conscience, and other topics Pastor Rowley has been addressing on Sunday evenings from this passage.  Questions should be submitted in advance by replying to this email.  The questions will be answered anonymously.  We may also have some time for spontaneous questions.  We would love to have some good questions and discussion!

5.  BAPTISM:  We are having a baptism after the service next Sunday morning, April 10th.  If you would like to be baptized, please let Pastor Eli know.

6.  VBS VOLUNTEER MEETING:  Anyone interested in volunteering for VBS should attend the 1st meeting on April 24th right after the evening service.  We will also be having a fellowship that night, so the meeting won’t be too long, but it will be important!  If you would like to help with VBS, please let John or Alisa Dannecker know ASAP.  We have a lot of positions to fill!

7.  THE CHILD STEALER PLAY:  The TBC Teen Drama group is putting on a play called “The Child Stealer:  Amy Carmichael’s Fight for the Children of India” on April 29th & 30th.  Everyone is invited to come.  You can sign up for a free ticket to reserve a spot at this link.

8. MOTHER’S DAY SUBMISSIONS:  We would love for people to submit a few pictures of a mother in your life for a special tribute to mothers this Mother’s Day.  The photos can include other family members as well if desired.  Please upload your photos directly to this link.  You should be able to upload photos right from your phone.  Let Melanie know if you have any questions.  

9.  As a general reminder, please don’t come to church in person if you or anyone in your household has any cold, flu-like symptoms, or Covid-19 symptoms.  Also, if you have had any exposure to anyone with Covid within the past 5 days, please do not come to church in person unless you have taken a test.  Also, if you have had Covid, please do not come back until you have followed the CDC recommendations for when you can leave quarantine.  If you have any questions, please contact Melanie or any of our pastors.  Please continue to pray for God to protect our church from this virus.

WEEKLY CONNECTION OPPORTUNITIES & LINKS:

Sunday, 9:15am 2’s - 3’s Sunday School Class (In Person Only)
Anyone in this age group is invited.

Sunday, 9:15am 4’s - 5’s Sunday School Class (In Person Only)
Anyone in this age group is invited.

Sunday, 9:15am - 1st - 2nd Grade Sunday School Class (In Person Only)
Anyone in this age group is invited.

Sunday, 9:15am - 3rd - 4th Grade Sunday School Class (In Person Only)

All ll 3rd - 4th graders are invited to attend in person. 

Sunday, 9:15am 5th & 6th Grade Class (In Person & Zoom)

Anyone in this age group is invited.

Sunday, 9:15am Junior High Boys Class (7-9th grade) (In Person Only)
Any boys in this age group are invited.
 

Sunday, 9:15am - Junior High Girls Class (7-9th grade) (In Person Only)

Any girls in this age group are invited.

Sunday, 9:15am – Lord, Teach us to Pray! (In Person Only / Zoom By Request)
Skip Mission’s ABF class will focus on John 14-16, particularly as it relates to prayer. This class meets in the classroom off the gym. Anyone is welcome.

Sunday, 9:15am Ladies’ Bible Study and Prayer (In Person Only)
Beth Mission’s ABF class if for all ladies and is currently doing a study on the book of Joshua. They meet in the classroom across from the office.  All ladies are welcome.

Sunday, 9:30amThe Art of Parenting (In Person Only)
This class is co-led by the Christophel’s and the Rodriguez’s and meets in the upstairs gym adult classroom. Class format is a short video on parenting followed by discussion and prayer.  Anyone is welcome.

Sunday, 9:15am Book of Judges Class (In Person & Zoom)
Dave Pepe and Jim Moffitt are leading a class that is studying the Book of Judges.  Anyone is welcome to join in the Junior Church room (under the Sanctuary).

Sunday, 9:15am Next Steps Class (In Person Only / Zoom By Request)
Pastor Rowley will be starting a 12 week Next Steps Class to cover core beliefs at TBC.  Anyone who is interested in learning more about TBC’s basic beliefs should take this class.  This class meets in the gym.  We will run this class again in the fall.


Sunday, 10:30am SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE (In Person and Livestream)

The livestream can be accessed on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube 15 minutes before the start of the service.  Gather the whole family to worship with us for our morning service either in-person or via livestream on Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube. 
 

Sunday, 10:50am - Junior Church (Zoom & In Person)

Junior Church will be in person (ages 4-8) and over Zoom (ages 4-11) at 10:50am.  Junior Church will begin after the song service during the main worship service time.

Sunday, 5:00pm - Prayer Time for Church and Community Needs (In Person in Adult Classroom in Gym & on Zoom)

Anyone can join and pray with us!

Sunday, 6:00pm - SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE (In Person and Livestream)

The livestream can be accessed on FacebookTwitter, and YouTube.  Childcare and a Children’s program (ages 2-10) are provided. 


Tuesday, 7:00pm - Joseph & Rebecca Pondugula Life Group (Zoom Only)

This life group is open to anyone via Zoom.


Wednesday, 7:00pm - Teen Group (In Person Only)

Any teens are invited to join.  Teens are meeting in person.  Pastor Rodriguez leads the teen group.
 

Wednesday, 7:00pm - Rudy Nelson Life Group (In Person & Zoom)

This life group is studying the book of Genesis.  Anyone is invited to join in person at church or via Zoom.

Wednesday, 7:00pm Ron Radziewicz Life Group (Zoom Only)

Colossians: What we think about Jesus matters. Our perception of Him shapes us—what we say, how we treat others, even what we think. If we paint Jesus as any less than who He is as supreme over all creation and savior of the world, not only does our theology slip, but the working out of our faith also suffers. In this 8-session series, Louie Giglio will take us through the book of Colossians to help us form a complete picture of Jesus. What we believe about Him influences everything from our corporate worship to our relationships to our attitude toward sin. Now alive in Christ, we can live a life worthy of God instead of falling back into the ways of the world.  Anyone is invited to join.

Wednesday, 7:00pm Pastor & Deanna Rowley Life Group (Zoom Only)

Anyone is invited to join via Zoom.

Wednesday, 7:00pm - Kevin Tower Life Group (In Person & Zoom)

This life group is studying the life of Christ through the Gospels.  Anyone is invited to join in person at church or via Zoom.

Wednesday, 7:00pm - Elvis Chidozie Life Group (Zoom Only)

This life group is studying the book of Daniel and focusing on real examples of faithfulness to God in the midst of a very adverse culture. Anyone is invited to join via Zoom.

If you would like to join a Life Group or Adult Bible Fellowship group, please just join in via the links above or text or call Kevin Tower at 860-916-5062.

If you have a prayer request or need help in some way, please contact the any of our staff and/or the Care Team at .

Looking Unto Jesus,

TBC Staff