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November 30, 2018

Greetings E-news Friends,

Advent
This Sunday is the beginning of the Advent season. Advent simply means, “coming”. Throughout the Old Testament there was the anticipation of the coming Messiah (one anointed to be the savior of the world). Today we observe Advent, looking forward to his coming again and establishing an everlasting kingdom of peace. That is not a fantasy, but a fact established by what God has already done in history.

In this Advent month, we will celebrate the Hope, Peace, Joy and Love that accompanied the birth of Jesus – and look to his second coming when Hope, Peace, Joy and Love will be perfected.

Christmas Dance Performance
Saturday, December 8th, at 5:00 PM Briarcliff will be hosting a Benefit Dance performance by the dancer at Studio 10 Dance in liberty Missouri. It will be a wonderful night filled with music, dance and praise. Tickets will be $10 and can be purchased after the services on Sunday. 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Hillcrest Hope at Avondale.

Building Dedication
We are getting very close to completing the renovation of the auditorium. There will be a celebration and dedication of this building on Sunday, December 9, 5:00 PM. There will be child care available for birth-3 years old, but you must register by Sunday, December 2.Register Now

Christmas Eve
There will be one Christmas Eve service this year at 5:00 PM. It will be a wonderful time for family and friends. Some of the children from Briarcliff Kids will be singing. Of course, we will be giving out Christmas ornaments to all the children. They are made of olive wood from Bethlehem. There will be a clear presentation of the gospel and the lighting of the advent candles.  Begin praying now about who you will invite to come with you. There will be child care available for birth-3 years old. but you must register by Wednesday, December 19. Register Now

Part-Time Custodial Position
An opening for part-time custodial position is available beginning December 1, 2018.

If interested, please click here to find the application. Please drop off your completed application at the church anytime Monday-Thursday from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. You will be notified regarding the receipt of your application and the next steps.        

READY Youth Conference | Briarcliff Students
Amidst a culture shifting like the tide, it is imperative that students are ready to defend “the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints” (Jude 1:3). So, mark your calendars for Ready, a youth conference held at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on January 25-26, 2019. This conference features the following guest speakers: Sam Bierig, Brian Davis, Rechab Gray, Owen Strachan, and Jared C. Wilson. An additional concert with nobigdyl. will be held on January 25. Click here to register today!

Small Groups
Our mission at Briarcliff is to share the gospel, grow in community and serve others in a way that glorifies God. Small groups are a major part of growing in community. Most of our groups are partnering with the messages on Mark. This will be a meaningful and life-changing experience. Don’t miss this opportunity to grow in community. You can find out more HERE.   

UPCOMING EVENTS

Advent Season Begins - December 2

Christmas Dance Performance - December 8, 5:00 and 7:00 PM

Renovation Dedication & Celebration - December 9, 5:00 PM

Christmas Eve Service - December 24, 2018, 5:00 PM

READY Youth Conference | Briarcliff Student - January 25th-26th

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