April 29, 2020
Greetings!

Are you beginning to feel like your days are stuck like an old record? I admit that the days and weeks in this quarantine are beginning to feel all too familiar. We hope that some of the meetings and things we are offering online will help keep you connected as a church community and will provide some newness during these days.
We want to encourage you to interact with us through our Facebook page , and to connect with others through the weekly Bible study opportunities. Although we cannot gather at our church building, we still need to come together as a church for study, fellowship, and connection. For more information on ways to engage online, please visit our website.
PRAY7:14
In light of the urgent needs in our nation, Baring Cross is joining with hundreds of other churches in Arkansas in an emphasis called PRAY7:14. Pray7:14 is a simple yet clear method for coordinating prayer during the entire week leading up to the National Day of Prayer on May 7th. There is a prayer focus for each day based on seven truths taken from 2 Chronicles 7:14.

Pray7:14 asks each person to commit in two ways:
  1. Fast at least one meal a day or more
  2. Pray at 7:14 a.m. and 7:14 p.m. each day. Gather your family together for this prayer nightly.

You can access a daily prayer guide clicking the link below. This simple guide will provide you with everything you need for praying effectively from May 1st to May 7th.

Let’s do this as a church. Prayer has always been God’s way. God does extraordinary things as we pray. So thank you for doing your part in praying for the needs that are so evident in 2020.

Click HERE to download the Prayer Guide.
UPDATE on Summer Activities
Last week we received the news we anticipated but hoping against. The directors decided that it would be best to go ahead and cancel JoyWorks and PraiseWorks for 2020. We know that this is disappointing news to those who looked forward to this week at music camp, but know it was the best decision for this time.
As of right now, VBS has been postponed until later in the summer. We will let you know when we have set the new dates.
Summer Sermon Series
Proverbs
Originally written to a young man by his elder in an attempt to pass down both godly wisdom and instruction, Proverbs is about becoming wise in everyday life. It reveals God’s principles for successful living. The theme of the book is stated in this way: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge” (Prov. 1:7). This means wisdom has a starting point. It begins with a personal relationship with God. The Bible speaks of Jesus as “the wisdom of God” (1 Cor. 1:24). Thus, coming to a saving knowledge of God through the person of Jesus Christ is the beginning of a life well lived.

In this study, the book’s themes of wisdom and folly are explored. How can followers of Jesus build their lives on a foundation of wisdom? What does the book of Proverbs say about how we live our daily life? This series will be timely and challenging. We are looking forward to it.
 
This Sunday @ Baring Cross
Join us on Facebook Sunday morning at 10 a.m. for the livestream of this week's worship service. We will then post the service on our website at 11 a.m. Derek will be preaching from Romans this week. We hope to see you online!

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