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Israel Trip 2018

Our first team to Israel went this past January and they had a wonderful experience! We are planning another trip to Israel since there's so much interest. Please consider joining us or passing along the info to others who might be interested.

Trip Dates: February 20 - March 2, 2018

Israel Brochure


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Seniors Luncheon

Looking for good food, fellowship and friends? Seniors Lunch is the place to be! Bring a friend. This month we'll be celebrating baseball with Minnesota Twins trivia! Please sign up at the Information Desk in the Foyer if you plan on attending. Cost: $7.

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to Jul 21

Kids Vacation Bible School

Kids, join us for an awesome week of Bible adventures, songs, games, crafts, snacks, friends and fun!

This year's theme is "Maker Fun Factory" where we'll kids will discover they're lovingly crafted by God. On this interactive adventure, curious kids become hands-on inventors and experience God (the ultimate Maker) in new and wildly creative ways!

Kids will discover important truths and dive right into the Bible! At "Maker Fun Factory" VBS, kids learn one important Bible Point each day, and it's reinforced often through Bible adventures, key Bible verses, songs, snacks, and hands-on explorations that help children know they were created by God and built for a purpose!

Ages: 3 1/2 (and potty trained) — Grade 6
Time: Monday — Friday,  July 17 — 21, 9:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Cost: $15
Register/Questions: Contact Leanne Klein at 763-391-6140, ext. 38 or lklein@bpefc.org.

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Annual Congregational Meeting

This is a time for our church family to talk about family business. Members, please be sure to be there as we will be voting on a couple items. Regular attenders are welcome to be there, too. Agenda items include vote on the 2017-2018 budget, ministry updates, new members and more. Full agendas will be available soon in your church mailbox or at the Info Desk.

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6:00pm 6:00pm

Feed My Starving Children (ALL SPOTS FILLED)

The Mission of Feed My Starving Children: Feeding God’s starving children hungry in body and spirit.

The Approach: Our process is simple. Donations given by people just like you fund the meal ingredients. Volunteers hand-pack the meals. Meals are donated to FMSC food partners around the world, where kids are fed and lives are saved! 

You can be a part of packing food that makes a difference in the lives of children around the world. We'll be at the Coon Rapids site on Monday, June 19, from 6:00–7:30 PM. NOTE: Sign up is FULL.

FMSC Volunteer Info

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7:00pm 7:00pm

"IN OUR HANDS: The Battle for Jerusalem" Movie Showing

For centuries, their nation had been in exile. For a generation, they had been without access to their ancestral city. For six days, surrounded by enemies, Israel stood alone…and changed history. This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War and a CBN documentary film commemorates this historical battle with the new movie, “IN OUR HANDS: The Battle for Jerusalem.” On Tuesday, May 23, for a special one-night showing, you can experience the story of Israel's extraordinary battle for survival fifty years ago. In May of 1967, Arab nations joined together with a stated goal to wipe Israel off the map. Less than 20 years after reforming as a nation, Israel was on the verge of extinction. Yet six days in early June 1967 changed history forever. Find movie locations/times at www.inourhands1967.com.

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3:30pm 3:30pm

Blood Drive

Blood is essential for life: it carries oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, fights infections, and helps heal wounds. And everyone has this self-generating resource that can be generously given to others—when and where it is needed most.

  • Accidents happen 24/7 that put our friends, family, and neighbors in danger  
  • Blood transfusions save the lives of cardiac patients during surgery
  • Premature infants come into the world often needing blood to survive

You or someone you know will need blood.

If not personally in need, at some point we will all know a friend, neighbor, family member, or co-worker who needs a blood transfusion. In fact, 1 out of 3 people will need blood in their lifetime. From natural disasters to unforeseen catastrophes, emergency hospital procedures to life-long battles with chronic diseases such as sickle cell, the demand for blood is constant. The supply is not. And since there is no substitute, only volunteer blood donors can roll up their sleeves and save lives. 

Memorial Blood Center's bus will be here on Wednesday, April 26 in the afternoon. Please consider giving blood—you can save a life! Sign up at the Care Kiosk in the Foyer at Church or contact Parish Nurse Judy Petersen by email.

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9:00am 9:00am

Priscilla Shirer Live Simulcast Event

You're invited to be part of this global, one-day simulcast that focuses on the power of prayer and learning to study God's Word for yourself. Worship times will be lead by Anthony Edwards. We're looking forward to a wonderful day growing closer to the Lord. Invite a sister, girlfriend, coworker, neighbor to join you! Don't miss it.

Cost: $20 (includes Chick-fil-A lunch)
Purchase tickets at church or online (with a small extra fee)

8:15 a.m. - Doors Open
9:00 a.m. - Event Begins
9:30 a.m. - Prayer Experience
10:00 a.m. - Session One
11:15 a.m. - Ministry Opportunity
11:30 a.m. - Lunch Break
12:45 p.m. - Worship
1:15 p.m. - Prayer Experience
1:45 p.m. - Session Two
2:45 p.m. - Break
3:15 p.m. - Worship
3:30 p.m. - Session Three
4:30 p.m. - Closing Worship
4:35 p.m. - Event Concludes

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7:00pm 7:00pm

Timberwolves Game

You're invited to join us for an awesome night of basketball fun at the Target Center downtown as the Wolves take on the Kings. Everyone is welcome! Tickets: $25. Sign up/pay at the Kids' Kiosk on Sundays. Talk with Pastor Frank if you have questions. 

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8:00am 8:00am

Community Waffle Breakfast

Join us for delicious all-you-can-eat Belgian waffles, sausages, juice and coffee. Pre-purchase tickets for the best price: 8 tickets for $20 or single ticket: $5. Kids five and under eat free. Why not buy some extra tickets to give away? It's gonna be a great day!

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7:00pm 7:00pm

"Facing Darkness" Movie Showing

As the Ebola pandemic was sweeping across West Africa in the spring of 2014, one organization was willing to step up and fully commit its people and resources to provide comfort, compassion, and care to the hurting people of Africa … all in the Name of Jesus. But when the deadly virus infected its own medical personnel, including Dr. Kent Brantly, the epic crisis truly hit home for Samaritan’s Purse and its leader Franklin Graham. FACING DARKNESS tells the incredible true story of how—with only faith, determination, and prayer—the ministry moved mountains … and God performed a miracle!

The movie will be showing for one night only on Thursday, March 30.

Find a local theater.

Watch Trailer

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8:30am 8:30am

Contagious Christian Seminar

This one-day evangelism seminar is based on the book by Bill Hybels and Mark Mittleberg. It will help you learn your personal evangelism style, how to prepare and share your story, and how to present the Gospel in a natural, effective way. Cost: $10. Sign up at the Info Desk.

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7:00pm 7:00pm

Theater Showing: Is Genesis History?

We're excited to tell you about a great opportunity we have to hear the truth of the Gospel beginning at Creation. A new film is coming out in the theaters for only a ONE NIGHT SHOWING on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23. IS GENESIS HISTORY? is one that sparks a conversation: Two Competing Views - One Compelling Truth. From geology to biology to astronomy to archeology and beyond, explore how the data we see around us is best explained by the events recorded in Genesis. Scientists, theologians, and philosophers are interviewed in locations that illustrate the intersection of history, science, and the Bible.

Movie Trailer

Movie Website:

We want to encourage you and your ABF/Small Group/BIble Study to plan to go together. Here’s a list of the local theaters scheduled to show the movie. (Check the movie website for details.)

Brooklyn Cinema 20 – Minneapolis, MN
Rosedale 14 – Roseville, MN
Eden Prairie 18 – Eden Prairie, MN
Southdale Megastar 16 – Edina, MN
Apple Valley 15 – Apple Valley, MN
Showplace ICON at The West End – Minneapolis, MN
Elk River 17 – Elk River, MN
Parkwood 18 Theatre – Waite Park, MN
Rosemount Cinema – Rosemount, MN
Oakdale Cinema – Saint Paul, MN
Eagan 16 – Eagan, MN

Please spread the word to your family and friends! And let’s show Hollywood that we appreciate Christian films in the theaters.

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5:30pm 5:30pm

Financial Peace University Classes

Looking to get your finances in order? Financial Peace University can help!

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God's ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents Biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you've dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!

FPU classes meet for around an hour and a half each week for nine weeks.

Next session began Sunday, February 12, at 5:30 PM, but it's not too late to join us!

You can sign up at church on Sunday mornings or register here.


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5:30pm 5:30pm

Alpha Course

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone is welcome.

New session began on Sunday, February 12 at 5:30 PM., but it's not too late to join us! Grab a friend and join us as we explore life's tough questions.

More info here.

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8:30am 8:30am

Next Step Membership Class

Are you interested in making Revive Church your church? We'd love to have you. Plan to attend our Next Step Class on Saturday, February 11, from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Learn about the history of the church, our core values, ministries and more.

There is a book to read before the class (and questions to answer). Pick it up in the Church Office by February 5. Questions or sign-up: email info@bpefc.org.

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