St. MAry’s EpIsCopAl CHurCH
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church welcomes all to participate in our services. We are located North of the High School on Goliad Street (1001 S. Goliad), and would love to have you visit. Sunday services begin at 10:30 a.m. followed by social gathering outside the church in the Courtyard & Bennett Garden.
On Wednesday’s we have Bible study and coffee in the morning at 10:30 a.m. and evening we have Evening prayer and book study starting at 5:30 p.m. What a great opportunity to have meaningful fellowship and develop relationships with people who have a common interest, following the steps of Christ. Please come and join us for a time of worship and fellowship in a place that welcomes all in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. Facebook – Live Streaming
Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m., St. Mary’s will be Live Streaming their service on Facebook, website – www.facebook.com/StMarysBigSpring/. What a great way to listen OR participate in the service at the comforts of your home or wherever you may be at that time of day.
We are excited to open our doors and welcome our Life Church friends to the campus this Sunday. In order to meet this Sunday we will continue to follow the guidelines that have been set and provided by the Texas State Attorney General: limited capacity, proper spacing between seats and rows, sanctuary will be cleaned and disinfected, if you or someone in your family have underlying health issues we are encouraging you to watch and participate in the service remotely. Masks are not required but are encouraged to be worn. Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer. Hand sanitizer will be available as you enter the sanctuary.
Pastor Kevin will continue his verse by verse study on the book of Revelation this Sunday. Be sure to purchase a Scripture Journal for this series. They are available for $5.00 at the kiosk.
This Sunday is Baby/Child Dedication Sunday. Several family’s in our church have decided to dedicate their children to the Lord.
This Wednesday, we will begin having Corporate Prayer and Worship in the Life Church Sanctuary. Join us from 6:30-7pm.
Baptism Sunday is coming up on September 20th. If you are interested in getting baptized please email email@example.com or visit our website at www.golifechurch.net
Ladies, you are invited to join us every Wednesday at noon for our Seek Prayer Group. The Zoom meeting information for Seek can be found on our One Sisterhood Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/onesisterhoodbigspringtx/
Champion Culture Youth will meet on Wednesdays from 7:00pm-8:30pm on the Life Church Campus. For more information about Champion Culture and their plans for the summer visit and follow the Champion Culture Facebook page https://www. facebook.com/ChampionCultureLifeChurch/
Life Kids will have their classes this Sunday. Our Nursery is available for those ages newborn to 2. Our Toddlers class serve those ages 3 & 4. Our Elementary class serves those ages 5-10 Visit and follow the Life Kids Facebook page https://www. facebook.com/Life-Kids-Life-Church-Big-SpringTX-1654730487977488/ for more information.
Our Neighbor to Neighbor Outreach team will be going to visit our neighbors around our campus on Saturday morning from 10-11:30am. The purpose of this ministry is to find the need and fill it.
For more information about our events or groups please visit our website www.golifechurch.net
CrEstvIEw BAptIst CHurCH
At Crestview Baptist Church, we believe the most fulfilling pursuit for a body of believers is not entertainment, gimmicks, or programs.
The most fulfilling pursuit for a follower of Christ is to know Christ and His Word, so that we may live for Him.
If you believe that, please come and worship the King with us! Sunday School starts at 10 AM, Worship begins at 11 a.m., and our Sunday and Wednesday night meetings are at 6:30 p.m. We are studying the book of Acts. Come and be with us at 2305 Gatesville Rd., Big Spring.
NazFamily Church is hosting a Unity Lunch with area pastors and leaders on September 15th. The purpose is to bring unity in the Body of Christ throughout Big Spring. Contact the church office if you would like to be involved in the conversation.
Back to Church Sunday - Sunday, Sept. 20 is national Back to Church Sunday. Back to School means back to routines, schedules and homework, but there is a Back to Church coming that means back to grace, rest, and finding God’s love. September 20th join us as we celebrate this special day as we all reunite with the spirit of the living God.
Healing Conversations - NazFamily will be a host site for an upcoming SNU Pastor’s Forum with Dave Roberts on October 12th from 9am - 12pm. He is the Lead Pastor, Montrose Church of the Nazarene and Author of Healing Conversations. The forum is designed for pastors and leaders, but anyone is welcome to join us. You can find more information on the Resource Center for Pastoral Leadership at https://rcpl.snu.edu
Fireside Worship - Bring out your lawn chairs and blankets and join us for a time of worship and prayer around the fire pit on Wednesday, October 7th @ 6:30pm. Following worship will be a time of fellowship with hotdogs and s’mores around the fire.
Spiritual Deepening Weekend - Do you want to grow in your faith journey? Join us on October 9 - 11th at the NazFamily Church for our Spiritual Deepening weekend with evangelist Susie Shellenberger. She is a funny, engaging, and powerful speaker. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to hear Susie. You can find our more at https:// susieshellenberger.com. We hope to see you there!
Fall Festival - It’s fall y’all! NazFamily will be hosting an outdoor Fall Festival on Saturday, October 31st from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. There will be hay rides, games, bounce house, pony rides, goodies, and fun for the whole family.
If you can help in any way, please contact the church office at church@NazFamily.org. Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to come out and be blessed.
CollEGE BAptIst CHurCH
Pray for safety and peace for students and staff and parents who are home schooling. Praise God for the successful adoption and welcome to Kenlei Crow and for the rain and more to come. Praise Him for healing those with COVID. Come see what God is doing at the corner of 11th and Birdwell Lane. We are open at 9:15 for Bible Study for all ages. Nursery and Preschool are in their Sunday School class and Worship time at 10:45 a.m.
Wednesday evening Youth and adults meet for Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7 p.m. with children meeting for King’s Kids and Krafts. Girl’s Missions meet on Sunday at 5 p.m.
Services for Sunday, September 13, 2020, are in the building at 11th and Birdwell, and on our Face Book page as well. We have face masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer available, and we are practicing social distancing. Families are sitting together. Visitors and friends—come join us—it will be exciting to welcome new faces and old alike. Our services are lively and worshipful.
Sunday School is open for all ages as we slowly immerge from the pandemic, and we encourage you to come and see what God is doing at College Baptist Church as we continue on mission for Him.
Children Division renovations are on target and nearing completion. So refreshing to see God’s plans come together.
We definitely enjoy the worship time as our ministry team lead us in songs of praise, and where our pastor, Bro. Ken McMeans, helps us as we delve into God’s Word, inspiring us in living as Jesus lives through us. Keep your spiritual 2020 Vision on as the year is not over. Be a part in these joyful activities and exciting worship, praising the Mighty God we serve. Please call: 432-267-7429, for more information concerning Men’s, Ladies’ and youth meetings at this great and friendly church.
FIrst BAptIst CHurCH
“Praise the LORD, all nations! Extol Him, all peoples! For great is His steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever. Praise the LORD!” Psalm 117:1-2 Strap on your mask, and join the people of First Baptist Church Sunday morning at 10:50, and give thanks and praise to the King of Glory, Jesus Christ. Pastor Mark Lindsey and FBC staff have prayerfully put in place numerous safety measures in consideration of the health of everyone. Music Minister Alan Schantz will lead worshippers in a blend of contemporary praise and worship music and classic hymns of the faith. Nursery care for children three and under will be available. The worship service will also be live-streamed through the church website, YouTube, and Facebook-live; go to fbcbigspring.org or First Baptist Church Big Spring on Facebook. Wednesday evening Bible teachings led by Pastor Mark Lindsey are also available. Call 432 267-8223 for additional information. Pastor Mark also welcomes you to contact him at: 432-254-0176 if you would like to talk about what it means to accept Jesus as your personal Savior and Lord.
At 9:30, Sunday School groups meet throughout the building with children’s classes gathering in first floor classrooms while youth and adults meet in second floor classrooms. Socially distancing measures will be observed.
Sunday evening activities resume this Sunday, September 13.
Seeking God’s wisdom in the COVID climate, FBC will continue to operate within health and safety guidelines. Wearing masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged, and are an act of love and respect for the lives of those around you. Go to the church website: fbcbigspring.org or call 267-8223 for details of activities postponed or re-scheduled. Also, the church calendar is online which has updated information.
FBC is located at 705 W FM 700. There is always a place for you at First Baptist Church.
“...May the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding,...guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:7
BlEssED HAnDs DEAF CHurCH
Blessed Hands Deaf Church is joining with the First Baptist Church family in the main sanctuary at 10:50 am with interpreters provided. Wearing face masks and social distancing are strongly encouraged as acts of love and respect for the lives of those around you. Worship services through the online options will still be available; these include live streaming through fbcbigspring.org and Facebook live. Details of church activities that have been postponed or rescheduled are accessible at: fbcbigspring.org or contact Blessed Hands Pastor Jim Walterhouse at: firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. First Baptist Church is located at 705 W FM 700.
Please join us in continuing to pray for the quick end of the coronavirus health situation, the restoration of health to all infected, for those whose businesses and employment have been devastated, and for Christ’s comfort to surround all those who have lost loved ones during this time. To God be the glory!
FIrst PrEsBytErIAn CHurCH, BIG SprInG
The Service Committee asks members to donate hygiene products from now until the end of September for people in need. Travel size items needed are the following: deodorant, combs, razors, tooth paste, tooth brushes, dental floss, shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion, wash cloths, shave cream. These items may be placed in the basket in the Narthex on Sunday or dropped off at the church at any time.
For anyone wishing to join in a daily prayer, one may go to fpcbigspring.com and select Daily Prayers. Rev. Allen Cross also posts a Weekly Devotional at that website, which may provide food for thought or help during time of stress or feelings of isolation. The devotional is posted on Wednesdays. Go to www.fpcbigspring.com and select Devotionals.
Presbyterian Women will resume their monthly meetings and Bible study on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. in the library. The study for 2020-2021 is called Into the Light: Finding Hope through Prayers of Lament by P. Lynn Miller. The study books may be picked up at the church. Everyone is welcome to participate in PW.
The Discovery Class, led by Vicki Miller, is in the second lesson of an Adam Hamilton study entitled The Walk: Five Essential Practices of the Christian Life. The first lesson considered prayer and praise; the second considers the practice of study.
The Children’s Sunday School Class, led by Destiny Hallford, assisted by Buddy Cochrane, is studying lessons from the Children’s Story Bible.
The Youth Sunday School Class, led by Tom Koger, is continuing a study of the Sermon on the Mount.
Wednesday Lectionary Bible Study continues to meet in Fellowship Hall at 6:00 p.m. with physical participants and welcomes those who are staying at home to join by computer on Zoom. The link to join in the Zoom group will be posted on the church website, in Faith Notes, and in the Sunday worship bulletin.
The Thursday Lunch Bunch is meeting in Fellowship Hall at 11:30.
It has been decided to resume the Sunday morning Take Ten fellowship in the parlor, beginning in September. The following guidelines are in place to provide for everyone’s safety: no home-baked goods, individually-wrapped items only, individual juice servings, plates and napkins supplied by the church, and social distancing is recommended. Paula Farquhar hosted Take Ten last Sunday. The Kennemurs will be hosts for this week.
Lectionary passages for the Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost are: Psalm 114; Romans 14:7-9; Matthew 18:21-35.. Rev. Cross has titled his sermon “Why Do We Forgive?”
Rev. Allen Cross will lead the worship service. Organist/music director Gabe Martinez leads the music on the organ and piano.
Anyone who is not attending worship physically may hear the service on KBST 1490 AM at 11 a.m. as usual or online at www.fpcbigspring.com by selecting the SERMONS tab and the correct date. A copy of the liturgy for the service may be downloaded from the website or by receiving a copy by calling the church office
Please call the church office at 263-4211 for other information. We would be pleased for you to Like us on Facebook. Although the physical address of First Presbyterian Church is 701 Runnels, the mailing address is P. O. Box 2222, Big Spring, Texas 79721.
FIrst UnItED MEtHoDIst CHurCH
First United Methodist Church is located just off Gregg Street at the corner of Fourth and Scurry in downtown Big Spring. Our Sunday morning schedule includes the 9 a.m. Traditions service featuring the pipe organ, choir, trumpet and hymns. At 11 a.m., The Bridge service featuring contemporary music led by a wonderful praise team.
Worship services are broadcast live each Sunday at 11 a.m. on radio station KBYG-105.5 FM. You can also find the services live streamed on our Facebook page at First United Methodist Church Big Spring.
On Sunday September 6, Pastor Ricky Carstensen shared with us that God was Big enough to Love us from Hebrews 4:12-16.
How Big is God? He is Big enough to love us, we know this because he knows us thoroughly, identifies with us totally, and cares for us completely. This next week Pastor Ricky will be sharing that God is Big Enough to Provide for us. Come join us this coming Sunday.
On Wednesday September 16, at 6 p.m. “Celebrate Recovery” is being offered in the Youth Hall for anyone in the community seeking freedom and healing from hurts, habits, and hang-ups.
Ladies Bible study on Wednesday, September 16 at 6 p.m. The ladies will be meeting in the Open Door Class room. For more information contact our church office.
Youth will be meeting on Wednesday at 6 p.m. For more information on any activity, please visit the web site at www.fumcbs.com or phone the church office at 432-267-6394.