Welcome to “Friday Connect,” a weekly update from Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, Shreveport, Louisiana.

This is your update for Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.   
 
Daily Reading for Nov 19. Click Here.
 
Christ the King Sunday - Morning Worship for Nov. 21, 2021

Rev. Dr. Jim Freeman’s sermon is “To Testify to the Truth.”
 
Scripture Readings: Revelation 1:4b-8 and John 18:33-37. Click Here.

Choral Anthem: For the Beauty of the Earth

Worship Leader is Dr. Linda Nall; Ushers and Greeters are Ruth Ann & Chuck Folsom and Christy Kennedy.
 
Prayer Concerns & Requests
 
Please hold the following in prayer: BPC Session and staff; Members - Athlyn Boswell, Sheila MacKnight, Annabelle Robinson, Evelyn Rogers, Doris Schmit, Jim Thompson, Shirley Walker, Sandy Draughon, Tommy Durham, Sheanny & John Hardjasudarma, Nancy & Ralph Henderson, Darlus & Robert Kilpatrick, Angee French, Evelyn Richardson, Tasby Family, Kay Hummel, Billy Barfield, Dan Goodwin, Patty Krieg, and Shirley Huss.
 
Friends and Family - Elizabeth and James Christopher Allums (Sandy Draughon); John Michael Dawson, Ward Stockwell, Jess Stockwell (Christy Kennedy); Tommy Shogry (Sharon Helstowski); Family of Cheryl Smith (Mapp Family); Caroline Nelson, Beverly Bruce, Sharon Turley, Greg Howell (Lynn Bruce); Michele & Keith Reimer (Sheryl Nix); Laura Kelly (Theda Dyar); Kathleen Hignight; Michael Miller (Caitlyn Miller); Shelly Batchelor (Larry Richardson); Larry Vance (Art and Mertia Vance); and Mary Avery (sister of Mae Simms).
 
Our Military Personnel at home and abroad: Shaun Bean; Michael Miller (Caitlin’s husband); Justin Mapp and Hunter Shufflebarger (Dianne & Andy Mapp’s grandsons); Jacob Bynog (Jean Stafford’s grandson); Ethan Harris and Gage Nichols (Jean Stafford).

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Donny Bean, father of Shaun Bean, who died last Sunday. Click Here for Mr. Bean's obituary.

Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:2
 
About Our Prayer List: Any member or friend who wants a name included on the BPC prayer list should contact the church office first at 318-868-3659.
 
Meetings & Events This Week

Every Friday
9:00 am – 3:00 pm Fun Friday in the Adult Building.

Sunday, Nov. 21
9:15 am Adult Sunday School led by Jim Freeman, who will provide a review of the book of Revelation and more insight into one of Sunday's passages for worship which is Revelation 1:4b-8; and also background on Christ the King Sunday.

Coffee & Doughnuts in the Nelson Room between Sunday School and worship service.

Members may bring their 2022 pledge forms to church on Sunday and place them in the offering plate during worship or deliver them to the office during the week. Blank forms are available at the church. A prompt response by members is appreciated.

Sunday, Nov. 21 After Church
Hanging of the Greens. Sandwiches will be provided for lunch. Please RSVP.

Saturday, Dec. 4
7:00 pm I-49 Brass Concert in the BPC Sanctuary benefitting the Salvation Army. Tickets are $10 each.

Sunday, Dec. 5
Special music by the I-49 Brass during worship service.

Saturday, Dec. 11
10:00 am - Noon Children's gift workshop in the Children's Building.

Sunday, Dec. 12
4:30 Caroling on the front steps of the church.

Intergenerational Advent Events during the Sunday School Hour
Nov. 28: Christmas Carol Sing-a-long with guest pianist Sherrill McCreary
Dec. 5: "Voices of Christmas," viewing the streaming of a musical event by Sight and Sound Theater Company
Dec. 12: Writing notes of encouragement for Geaux Bags
Dec. 19: Bible trivia/games

Advent Tuesdays at Noon
Advent as seen from the perspective of various denominations. Soup will be served for lunch.
Nov. 30 - The Rev. Calvin Reynolds, Interim Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Shreveport.
Dec. 7 - Deacon Beth Hendrix, St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 14 - Organist Edwin Johnson
Dec. 21 - TBA

About Upcoming Events & Announcements: To list church events or announcements in Friday Connect, please email the following people: Sharon Helstowski at bpcsharon@bellsouth.net; Christy Kennedy at christykennedy1966@yahoo.com and Paulette Freeman at paulettefreeman2020@gmail.com.
 
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