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Posts from 2019

Podcast

Beyond The Building

Beargrass is moving beyond the walls of our building in the coming weeks as we launch Beargrass Christian Church Podcast! A batch of episodes will “drop” on Thursday, August 1. Each week of the A New Spirit sermon series will be available as well as bonus material from our ministers, an introduction to the next…

Living it UP!

Living it UP August Sermon Series

The season of Pentecost is a time for us to celebrate God’s gift of the Spirit to the Church. During June and July, the theme for the messages has been “A New Spirit.” We have considered and given thanks for God’s gifts of gratitude, peace, hope, freedom, compassion, growth, and glory. Leigh will begin a…

Refugee Family

Beargrass Sponsors Refugee Family

Each year June 20 is recognized internationally as World Refugee Day.  It is a time to commemorate the strength, courage, and perseverance of the refugees of the world, who number more than 25 million. Pedal Power, a ministery of Beargrass, has already donated more than 150 bicycles to refugees in our community this year alone.…

Beargrass Library

Reading is Out of This World!

The Library at Beargrass Christian Church is having a reading challenge for all kids beginning June 9 and continuing for a month. Read just five books and earn a prize. We have some great prizes to give away! Sign up anytime in the Library. We have many outer space related books, but you can read…

Summer Stretch: An Exercise in Spiritual Practices

Summer Stretch: An Exercise in Spiritual Practice

e-devotionals return for the summer! This summer, we invite the Beargrass community to engage in Summer Stretch: An Exercise in Spiritual Practices, beginning Monday, July 1. This weekday e-devotion sent directly to your email address introduces a focus scripture and spiritual practice for the week. Each day we offer reflections and various ways you might…

Ministry Teams

Ministry Team Preference Survey

All active deacons and elders are asked to choose a preferred ministry team on which to serve for 2019-20. Please provide three choices of teams by selecting a radio button for each choice. You may also provide additional information if you wish. Team descriptions are provided here. You do not have to be a deacon…

Beargrass Strategy Session

Church Strategy Session

Last fall staff and church members met with consultant John Wimberly to review church structure and outline recommendations that will allow Beargrass to enhance and expand its ministries. A summary statement from Dr. Wimberly is available on our website. After numerous meetings, we have finalized our Purpose Statement and Goals. Purpose Statement We are Beargrass…

Beargrass Summary Statement

Summary Statement: A Time of Opportunities

A Time of Opportunities at Beargrass: Building the Future on Today’s Strengths —a report by John W. Wimberly, Jr., Congregational Consultant Executive Summary Beargrass Christian Church is a strong, healthy congregation with abundant resources (members, finances, facilities) for ministry in the 21st Century. The congregation has a dedicated, multi-talented staff to assist and lead the…

Beargrass Christian Church Rise Sermon Series

Easter Preview – Rise!

As we prepare for the season of Easter, we will reflect upon variations of a phrase we often hear after people are baptized: “Rise! Walk in the Newness of Life!” Join us as we give some thought to what it means to be “Easter people?” What does it mean for us to be people of…