Bara Blast 10.08.15

Dear Bara,

This Sunday Pastor Joel will continue with the series Scary Prayers. He will be preaching from Psalm 139:23-24. The title of his sermon will be Show Me. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday!

BSM Save the Date: WhirlyBall
Be sure to save the date for Sunday night, November 15th, as BSM heads to WhirlyBall.  WhirlyBall is quite possibly the greatest thing ever and we do it right. We get the whole place to ourselves. $10 per student gets you multiple games, pizza, drinks, and a night to never forget. EVERY student must fill out a medical release form to attend. We only have 50 spots so claims yours fast. We'll meet at Byron Nelson High School and carpool from there. No students will be driving. Contact Ryan Bradley at or 972-898-1673 for any question. Hope to see you there and here's a link to the release form.
Parents, we are also in need of some drivers to help carpool over there so if you’d be willing to do so, please contact Ryan.
There will be no BSM this Sunday night so be sure to enjoy your long weekend and we'll see you next weekend!

If you have any questions about Bara Student Ministries (BSM), please contact the Youth Pastor, Ryan Bradley at  For more information on BSM, please visit
This Sunday in B-Kids we will focus on taking the time to listen to God. The children will learn that their ears should remind them to listen to what God is saying. The Bible story will be from Matthew 14:22-33, Jesus walking on water with Peter. In Wee Kids we will focus on Friends staying together. The children will learn God wants them to be a friend by staying with a friend. The Bible story will be from Ruth 1, the story of Ruth and Naomi.

This is your beginning with Bara. See who we are, our mission, vision and core commitments. Hear about our journey, our past, present and future. Learn what we do, how we connect and serve. You will be able to get your questions answered and much more. Our next GENESIS will be This October 11th from noon – 1:30pm at the home of Fernando & Lizette Cortes. Their address is 2838 Earl Drive in Trophy Club .Click here for directions. For additional information or to RSVP click here.

Data Drive
We are conducting a "Data Drive" at Bara Church. The goal is to ensure that we have accurate information in our database (aka barabase) in order to properly engage our people, assist others in ministry, and get people plugged in.
You will find packets being distributed on Sunday, September 27 through Sunday, October 11. These can be filled out and returned to church the Sunday after you pick it up, or swing by the office and drop it off.
This initiative is very important to us. Please feel free to reach out to Clint Schroeder by emailing or calling 817-291-2020 if you have any questions/comments/concerns.
Pastor Appreciation Month
October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Please bring a card and/or a small token to tell Pastor Joel and his wife Kim what you appreciate most about them. There will be a basket on the table located at the back of the auditorium to put cards in. If you have any questions please contact Cathy Holbeck at

bGroups are small groups that meet regularly. They help people build community and grow in their faith. If you are interested or have questions, visit Contact:

The Men of Bara meets on Wednesday mornings from 6am – 7am at the Bara Offices, 100 Indian Creek Dr. Suite 220 in Trophy Club. We are studying Romans 12 this week. The coffee is hot, the conversation fun and the fellowship is strong! Contact:

Bara Beautiful
Ladies please mark your calendars and save the date for the IF Conference February 5th & 6th. Please look for more details in the near future.

Arise and Build
If you love accomplishing a lot at one time (think: one stop shopping) then you need to come check out our Arise and Build Prayer Nights every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm at the BARA offices. In less than an hour, you can praise The Lord for all He is doing in and through Arise and Build while you answer His call to pray audaciously for what is to come and if that wasn't enough: you will get to build new relationships with your BARA family!! One of the sweet byproducts of our Prayer Nights for those of us that have been participating is that we have experienced the joy of getting to know each other better in ways that can only happen by praying and spending time together. Give it a try and see how God can use a time of prayer devoted to building a building to actually build His church!  For directions to the Bara Church office click here. For additional information click here.

Automate the Important
Would you be willing to set up an online giving profile on our website and automate the important?
Not only will you not have to bring a checkbook to church, you will help us grow our ministries during all seasons of the year. If you miss a Sunday gathering or you like to do your finances with a debit or credit card. You might be interested to know that you can go to our website and make an offering online. Any offering you give will be entered into the barabase, which you can look at any time to see the up to date amount given by you or a family member. At the end of the year we will send you a year end giving statement for tax purposes. So jump in today and Automate the Important! To give right now, simply click here.
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