Week of April 11, 2018
From the Pastor's Heart

Knowledge vs Repentance

Condemnation vs Conviction


Registration Ongoing for the Following:

Mission Possible - Projects and Volunteers
Youth D-Now Weekend
Summer Mission Trip

Please continue reading the e-newsletter for more information on these events and to sign-up.  You don't want to miss out!

Wednesday Night Fellowship

April 11th @ 5:30p

Spaghetti & Salad
Mission Possible is almost here! 

Have you signed up  to volunteer yet? 
Have you submitted those community projects yet?
Please join us as we minister to those at the Brian Center and Kingsbridge.  You will never know what it does to a person's heart to be uplifted in song.  Please consider sharing your voice and heart with those who can no longer move about freely. 
Thursday, April 12th
Practice at 1:00p
Brian Center at 2:30p

Thursday, April 26
Practice at 1:00p
Kingsbridge at 2:30p
Have you signed up  to volunteer yet? 
Have you submitted those community projects yet?

Spring Cleaning in the Libary

We're in the process of cleaning and reorganizing our library. if you have anything in the library that doesn't belong, please remove it by April 15th

Building & Grounds Committee

Tuesday, April 17

Budget & Finance Committee

Thursday, April 19

"Make a Blanket Week"
April 20-27

Project Linus is a national organization that provides homemade blankets for ill and traumatized children (birth to 18 years).  If you would like to participate in Project Linus, free blanket kits can be picked up from Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, on Friday, April 20th (10:00a-12:00p) and finished blankets can be returned the following Friday, April 27th (10:00a-12:00p).
Blanket Options
-Free Blanket Kits Include fabric, batting, and complete instructions
-No-Sew Fleece Blanket Kits with instructions are also available.
-Crocheted and knitted blankets are also welcome!

If you wish to make a donation of money, fabric, or yarn or have questions, please contact Pat Crawford, Transylvania County Project Linus Representative, at (828) 883-8746.

All blankets made during this week will be distributed to children living in Transylvania County.
Mission Possible is almost here! 

Have you signed up  to volunteer yet? 
Have you submitted those community projects yet?

D-Now Weekend
FBC, Hendersonville, NC
Friday, May 4 (5:30p) to Saturday, May 5 (10:00p)
Cost:  $25/person
 See link below to register.

Remember last year when we went on a Summer Mission Trip to Butler, PA and God did some mighty things? 
Remember when you wished you had signed up to go? 
Well . . . it's that time again!


Saturday, June 23 (5:00a) to
Saturday, June 30 (11:00p)

Registration is now open for our Summer Mission Trip
to Butler, Pennsylvania.  The cost is $275/person. 
Please click the link below to register online. 

If you have questions, email Marc Reynolds at  
Did you know you can set up
recurring tithe giving?

To TEXT Give
Text LRBC to #73256

Go to the church's website at
Need help?
Please call the church office at (828) 877-4471 or email

Worship Service
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Sermon:  "Let's Eat!" 
John 6:53-58

  • Enter into the presence of God.
  • Abide in Jesus Christ.
  • Testify about the goodness of God.
Do you have a prayer need? 
Want to speak to a pastor? 
Just need to talk?

We are here for you!
Click the image above to submit
your prayer requests online.
Please click the image above to play some worship music as your spend time with the Lord, praising Him for who He is and interceding on those in need.  
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Prayer Requests:
· Our Church and Mission
· Unsaved people in our community
· Nita Barton, Kim Plemmon’s Mother, (health)
- Joy Stamey (surgery)
· Harold Mathis (health)
· Ted & Loretta Whitmire
- John Gasque (ear surgery)
- Kristen Barney, Niece of Richard & Debbie Barney (ongoing surgeries)
- Family of Bill Edmondson, Uncle of Richard Barney (death)
· Family of V.C. Stiles (death)
· Casey Coan
· Bobby Edwards (surgery)
· Granddaughter of Don & Hazel Merrill
· Katherine Bradley (health)
· Nancy Robinson (health)
· Kaylee Holland
· Carolyn Austin (health)
· Isaac Homes Youth Shelter
· Shirley Tritt (surgery)
· Charles Tritt (shoulder rehab)
· Betty Stiles
· Rhonda Townsend (neck rehab)
· John Gates (shoulder surgery rehab)
· Karen Dixon (shoulder surgery rehab)
· Gail Merrill
· Daughter-in-Law of Carolyn Turner
· Mary Jane Pierson
· Fran Westmoreland
· Grace Ponder
· Pastor Chris Farmer
· Countries of Bosnia & Herzegovina
· State of Idaho
· President, Our Nation & the World
To submit an online prayer request, go to
Deacon for April:  Jason Merrill

Volunteers for Sunday, April 15
Babies:  Anne Duncan
Toddlers:  Kathy & Mike Wilson
Scripture Reader:  Gracie Hogsed
Welcoming:  Hazel & Don Merrill
Ushers:  Dawson Jacobs, Peyton Mackey, Shane Mackey, & Tyler Queen
Children's Church:  Ann Smith

  • Sunday Events (Sunday School @ 9:45a, Morning Worship @ 11:00a; Evening Worship/Children's Program @ 6:00p)
  • Choir Practice (Sundays @ 5:00p)
  • Mid-Week Worship Service, Awana, & Youth (Wednesdays @ 6:30p)
  • Wednesday Night Fellowship Meals (5:30p; Cost is $5.00/person)
  • Joy Singers (2nd & 4th Thursdays; Practice 1:00p; Brian Center or Kingsbridge 2:30p)
  • Church Basketball League (Thursdays @ 6:30-8:00p; Will resume in September 2018; See Dennis Clark for information.)
  • Men's Bible Study (Fridays @ 9:00a)
Thursday, April 12
  • The Joy Singers MInistry (1:00p Practice; 2:30p Brian Center)
Saturday, April 14
  • 4th Annaul Mission Possible: Neighbors Helping Neighbors (7:30a-1:00p; Breakfast @ 7:30a; Please see Toni Gant or Jack Duncan for more information.)
Tuesday, April 17
  • MEETING:  Building & Grounds (7:00p)
Thursday, April 19
  • MEETING:  Budget & Finance (6:00p)
Friday-Sunday, April 20-22
  • LADIES:  Seaside Escape Retreat (Savannah, GA; Pre-Registration was requied.)
Thursday, April 26
  • The Joy Singers MInistry (1:00p Practice; 2:30p Kingsbridge)
Sunday, April 29
  • MEETING:  Deacon's Ministry (4:30p)
Saturday, May 5
  • YOUTH:  D-Now Weekend (First Baptist Church, 312 5th Ave. W, Hendersonville, NC; More information to come.)
Sunday, May 6
  • The Lord's Supper (Evening Sunday)
Saturday, June 2
  • Habitat for Humanity Build Day (LRBC Volunteer Day; 8:30a-4:30p; More information to follow.)
Wednesday, June 6
  • Last Wednesday Night Meal until the Fall
  • LADIES:  Shatley Springs Cheese Factory (More information to come.)
Saturday, September 15
  • Little River Run (More information to come.)
Saturday, September 22
  • LADIES:  Lemons to Lemonade - Crafting for Operation Christmas Child (Older Girls; More information to come.)
Saturday, October 6
  • LADIES:  Through the Looking Tea - Reflection of Jesus (More information to come.)

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