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  • A Note from Pastor Tom
  • Family New Year Glow Party Tonight! 1/8, 7 p.m.
  • New Sermon Series
  • Wed. Night Dinners are Back!
  • New Discipleship Classes
  • Emotionally Healthy Spirituality
  • Budget Presentation & Vote
  • And more!
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A Note from Pastor Tom
Someone once said, "The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice." I believe YOU have the gift and the skill – all that remains is a choice!

I hope you'll choose to continue to learn since life-long learning is the basis of our role as a “disciple” (follower of Jesus Christ).

We're grateful to offer a multitude of discipleship classes online to help each of us at different intersections of our life. Please visit our Discipleship page to discover an area God may be leading you to continue His good work of transformation.

Lin Pernille said something we all know to be true: “Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.” I'm so excited to continue doing life with you and, in the midst of it all, keep on learning with you.

Blessings on you and your family as we begin 2021 with a renewed commitment to grow in our relationship with the Lord!

Pastor Tom
Join Us Sunday for Pastor Tom's New Series
Money Matters starts at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.!
Don't miss Pastor Tom's message, "How Do You Spell Relief?" based on 1 Timothy 6:17-19.

RSVP to join us on-campus for worship:

  • Reserve seats by phone at 804.272.1475 by 4:30 p.m. Friday
  • Reserve seats online by Saturday afternoon at 12 p.m. at

Or join us online:
Don't Miss the Family New Year Glow Party!
Tonight! Fri., Jan. 8, at 7 p.m. (by RSVP - Spaces Still Available!)

Come celebrate Jesus, the Light of the World! Music, glow sticks, and family fun! Join us in the Buford Road Campus parking lot for a fun and special Family New Year Glow Party! (COVID-compliant).
Learn, grow, and thrive this year!
Sign up for online discipleship classes, and invite someone to grow with you! Learn more at
Church Budget Presentation & Vote Jan. 13
Join us Wednesday, January 13, at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom

Budget Presentation Zoom Invitation

January 13, 6:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 950 5631 9110 / Passcode: 594168
Join by Phone: +1 646 558 8656 or +1 301 715 8592

If you need Zoom help or have any additional questions prior to the presentation, email us at!
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality (EHS)
Tuesdays starting Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality (EHS), developed by Pete and Geri Scazzero, helps us unpack core biblical principles that help lead to lasting, beneath-the-surface transformation.

Led by Bon Air Baptist Church Lead Pastor, Dr. Tom Stocks, and James River Campus Pastor, Rev. John Sawyer

All are welcome!
Financial Peace University
Mondays, starting Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom
Wednesdays, starting Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom

Beat debt, build wealth, invest for the future, give like never before, and find peace with your finances using biblical wisdom and common sense!

You’ll also get access to:

  • Ramsey+ platform for one year
  • On-demand video content such as Financial Peace University, Legacy Journey, Smart Money Smart kids, and more!
  • Three different apps: FinancialPeace, EveryDollar, and BabySteps
  • Tons of other great features like virtual groups with Financial Peace University, coaching resources, tailored content, and budget reporting

All are welcome! Invite a friend or neighbor!
Go All In! | Virtual New Member Class
Sunday, Jan.17, at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom

Find your place at Bon Air Baptist Church! We want you to be a part of our community and grow into the person God wants you to be. Go ALL IN, and be a part of our community of faith.

The ALL IN Membership Class is a welcoming and informative session designed to help those who are interested in joining our Jesus family or are interested in knowing more about our mission, vision, and culture.

Register by Friday, January 15 to participate!
Foodie Friends Cooking Class: Soup's On!
Sunday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. on Zoom

Brrrrr! Take the chill off and enjoy making healthy homemade soup in this virtual cooking class.
Get Your Hearty Party, Valentine’s Day in a Box!
Saturday, Feb. 13, $5 per box

"Love one another deeply!"

Celebrate Valentine's Day with this party in a box! The box includes a nacho and cheese dinner for two adults and two children and activities for children, students, and adults!

Pick up boxes at the Buford Road Campus on Saturday, Feb. 13, between 2 and 3 p.m. Orders open soon!
Kid Time with Pastor Kim & Friends
Sunday, Jan. 10, from 2-3 p.m. for Kids in Grades 1-5

Kids! Join us for an hour of discipleship, devotion, crafts, activities, and games!

  • Parents, drop your kids off for a safe time of fellowship/fun while you spend an hour for yourself
  • Encourage kids and give them support from Christian mentors
  • Show kids the love and hope of Jesus
  • Let kids know that we’re still here for them
  • Give kids a break from online classes and an hour to connect with others!
Wednesday Night Meals are Back!
Reserve Wednesday Night Meals by Sunday at 1 p.m.

January 13
Baked Spaghetti, Green Beans, Salad, Roll, Orange Cake/Cookies

For help reserving your meal, email
Did You Know?

Your Bon Air Baptist Church food pantry has provided food, paper products, and diapers for an average of 70 families each week since April 2020.


  • 5,180 paper bags
  • 2,590 jars of peanut butter and jelly
  • 7,770 rolls of toilet paper
  • 5,180 boxes of macaroni and cheese
  • Over 1500 hours of volunteer time provided by servant leaders
  • Basic food needs met for your neighbors as you so generously showed our community how to be the hands and feet of Jesus!

Help us continue to Fill the Pantry on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:30-4:30 p.m., as you drop off your donations at door #26.

January items to bring: cereal, rice, and canned fruit
"Most of us have no idea at all of the incredible work that goes on behind the scenes...

  • from an audio/visual standpoint, enabling awesome worship experiences
  • capturing the visual celebrations of our mission, vision, and culture
  • training and working with servant leaders who use their gifts every time we crank up virtual or in-person events
  • the never-ending updating and repair of audio/visual equipment 

Randy Lynn has been doing this with a servant’s heart for 15 years for BABC! Take the time to congratulate and appreciate him as we cherish his giftedness and spirit. Thank you, Randy! Can we get another 15?!" - Pastor Tom

Send notes of thanks and appreciation to
If there's anything we can do for you from prayer and talking to a pastor to requesting help during these hard times for yourself or others let us know!

Bon Air Baptist Church - Buford Road Campus

2531 Buford Road
Richmond, VA 23235
Call: 804.272.1475
Text: 804.315.0314

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