SERVICE TIMES:

Sanctuary Service:
8:30, 9:30 am, 10:45 am

Contemporary Worship:
10:45 am

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Jambalaya Sale   

Men of Broadmoor (The MOB) is hosting a jambalaya sale Sunday, September 22 starting at 10:30am until they sell out. You can enjoy one plate for $7, or three plates for $20. The plate will include jambalaya, white beans, and a roll cooked by our very own Chris Riche’. Pick up your plate at the bus port near Connection Café, on foot or drive-thru. Monies raised go toward the service ministries of The MOB.   


Day of Compassion

Save the Date! Want to help cook meals, mow a yard, visit the elderly, or host a fun day for at-risk kids? Join us on Saturday, September 28 for Day of Compassion, our annual service day that offers a variety of projects to serve in throughout the Broadmoor neighborhood and Baton Rouge community. Day of Compassion is an opportunity to love our neighbors, learn from them, and participate alongside current ministries that continue all throughout the year. More details coming soon! 

Night of Prayer

Meet in the Sanctuary on  Wednesday, September 18 at 6:00pm for a time of “soaking prayer,” a short vespers service, and communion followed by opportunities for experiential prayer, such as praying with color, prayers for forgiveness and remembrance, body prayers, and walking the labyrinth, as well as other hands-on ways to pray. If you have any questions, please contact Rev. Shannon Sandifer at ssandifer@broadmoormethodist.org
 


New Sermon Series  

We started a new sermon series called Loving Service. In this sermon series, we will come to the practicalities of what it means to connect the passions and gifts of our most valuable resources, people, to the great needs of our community and the world. This series will continue through September 22. 


New Service & Modified Worship Times    

Our new Celebration Service at 9:30am in the Sanctuary started a couple of weeks ago and the response has been amazing! The addition of the Celebration Servicehelps us achieve our mission of meeting people where they are and fulfills our commitment to the Church Transformation Process of adding a new worship service. The Celebration Service features acoustic, contemplative music with the serving of communion every week. With the addition, our other worship times have been modified. Daybreak Service happens at 8:30am in the Sanctuary with traditional hymns and a shorter message. At 10:45am in the Sanctuary, there is a traditional high church service with organ music. The Casual Service at 10:45am in the Casual Worship Center has kept the same format with a new worship leader. Please pick up an information sheet for more details. We hope you find a service that fits you perfectly! 
 


Friends ‘N Faith Prayer Breakfast

All women are invited to the United Methodist Women pastries & prayer group, Friends ‘N Faith, on ThursdaySeptember 19 at 8:00am. Enjoy pastries followed by a devotional program and prayer concerns in Room 102 of the Adult Building. Call Judy Howe at 225-324-5937 to reserve a seat.  


September Missional Focus

September 1 is the first Sunday for September’s missional focus, Open Air Ministries. Open Air is a laity-led ministry in which volunteers provide music, Bible study leadership, prayer, food, and drinks for the homeless in downtown Baton Rouge. Our church collects clothing and other essential items for the ministry throughout the year. We also provide lunch and drinks once a month at Open Air’s weekly worship service. We’re able to do all this because of your generosity. If you’d like to help by check, please write “Open Air Ministries” in the memo line and place the envelope in the offering plate. You can also donate securely online by going to www.broadmoormethodist.org/give and selecting “Open Air Ministries” from the drop down menu. Please contact Rev. Kennon Pickett at kpickett@broadmoormethodist.org or 225-924-6269 if you have any questions. 

Women Making a Difference

Women Making a Difference is busy in September! Please join the fun and fellowship on Saturdays, September 21 and 28, with the latter as part of Day of Compassion, at 9:00am – 12:00pm in Room 101 of the Adult Building. All the group’s regular activities will be happening, including making mats for the homeless (over 60 have been given to Open Air Ministries) and Thanksgiving cards for wounded warriors and veterans. Another project is making “cuddle cats” that will be given to children of Parker House, residents at Metanoia, and other children going into foster care through the Empower 225 program.  For more details, please contact Beverly Hammond at 225-937-5665. 
 


Food Drive for Southeast Ministries 

Southeast Ministries, a food pantry supported by Broadmoor United Methodist, is starting to host quarterly food drives and will be accepting donations every Sunday. From now until September 22, they are collecting pantry essentials, such as flour, sugar, spices, salt and pepper, and vegetable oil. You can donate your items by placing them in the red bins around campus. These items will be given away on our next Day of Compassion, which is Saturday, September 28. Your donations will be collected through Sunday, September 22.


Guest & New Member Luncheon

If you’ve been visiting Broadmoor for a while and are thinking about joining or just want to meet our pastors and staff, please join us at our next Guest & New Member Luncheon taking place on Sunday, September 29 at 11:45am. New members are also invited to attend! Please meet in Room 101 of the Adult Building to enjoy a delicious lunch, meet new people and our pastors, and learn more about Broadmoor. Please contact Christi Rangel at crangel@broadmoormethodist.org or 225-924-6269 to RSVP or ask questions. 

Join Our Habitat for Humanity Crew

We are partnering with other United Methodist churches in Baton Rouge to construct a Habitat for Humanity home for Lamonica Green and her 4 children. Join the Methodist Crew on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00am – 2:30pm or bring lunch at 11:30am. You do not need to have a skill or special tools. To sign up or if you have any questions, please contact Lynn Bradley (225-293-2216, 225-769-7040, or lbradley@bradley-blewster.com). Contact Freda Montgomery (928-1163 or fnmbtr@gmail.com) if you would like to provide lunch for the workers. This is a great project for Sunday School classes and small groups!


Walk to Emmaus

These spiritual enrichment weekends are available to anyone who desires to strengthen their Christian journey and discipleship. Walks are held on the campus of Broadmoor United Methodist every spring and fall. This fall, the Women’s Walk is September 19-22. Those who are interested should apply soon through the local Emmaus group web site at www.LCWE.org. Questions about Walk to Emmaus? Please contact Dan Hill (225-247-4412) or Suzie Hill (225-247-4411).   


Fall Small Group Study

Short Stories by Jesus by Amy-Jill Levine, facilitated by Rev. Shannon Sandifer, will begin on Thursday, October 3 at 4:00 p.m. in the Adult Education Building, room 103. This six-week study by Amy-Jill Levine, professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School, takes readers back in time to understand how the original Jewish audience heard the stories Jesus told. She interprets the parables for contemporary readers, showing how they are not just about Jesus, but about us too. If you are interested in this study, e-mail Rev. Shannon Sandifer at ssandifer@broadmoormethodist.org to sign up. The books are on order and will cost $10.00. 


Pop Music Sunday

Save the Date! Our next Pop Music Sunday will be on October 13 at 10:45am in the Casual Worship Center. This is one of our most popular worship services that looks at the faith stories behind some of your favorite pop songs. Artists have included Aerosmith, Prince, Beach Boys, and Marvin Gaye. Start inviting your family and friends now to Pop Music Sunday! 


FREE Flu Shots

FREE Flu Shots will be offered on Sunday, October 13 from 8:00am – noon in Room 101 of the Adult Building. Bring your health insurance or Medicare card. Flu shots are free with most insurance plans and Medicare/Medicare-related programs.  


AARP Smart Driver Course 

Broadmoor is hosting a classroom and online driver safety course, especially designed for drivers age 50 and older. The AARP Smart Driver Safety Course will be offered on Thursday, October 17 from 9:00am – 1:00pm in Room 101 of the Adult Building. The cost of the course is $20 ($15 for AARP members). Please pay by check at the time of the class and bring your AARP card. Call the church office at 225-924-6269 to register. 

Kidz Worship Volunteers     

Kidz Worship is looking for some new volunteers! There are lots of ways that you can volunteer in our Kidz Worship Stations or our Kidz Worship Remix services.  Two specific ways you can help are signing up to be part of our check-in team or the set-up/tear-down team. As part of the check-in team, you will help kids check into each service and make sure kids are checked out.  You will provide a welcoming smile and can help guests find their way to the right rooms. As part of the set-up/tear down team, you will help get everything set up on Sunday mornings and then help put it away. If you are interested in volunteering or want more information, contact Pastor Brad Wagonner at 225-924-6269 or bwaggoner@broadmoormethodist.org.   

Heartburst Giving Tree

A “heartburst” is a warm, excited, and joyful expansion in your heart over something that you love. Come see our NEW Heartburst Giving Tree located in the Connection Café and discover ways you can support various ministries of Broadmoor United Methodist Church through passionate giving. You can pluck an item off the tree to donate toward a ministry area of your choosing and place your gift in a secure box. Please look for Christi Rangel on Sundays if you have any questions or contact her at 225-924-6269 or  crangel@broadmoormethodist.org.
 
 

Exercise Group

Did you know there’s another exercise group that meets three times a week at Broadmoor? Sessions include walking and stretching. You will also do standing and floor exercises utilizing either chairs, stretch bands, or weights (provided in the class). Join the group on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week from 7:30am – 8:45am. The cost is $7.50 per month. Contact Sam Shepard (225-200-7770) or Gaynel Heston (225-615-0064) if you have questions. 
 
 

REFIT® at Broadmoor

Ladies, are you looking for a great workout and want to have fun? Get REFIT® in your life on Tuesday nights from 6:15-7:15pm in the Gym/Casual Worship Center. This off-shoot of the women’s Abundant Life group doesn’t require any experience or coordination. Come experience a high-energy dance workout to “clean” pop, hip-hop, and Christian songs in an accepting space. Moms, don’t let your kids keep you from a great workout! Your little ones can play on the side while you get your fitness on. (Please bring toys or activities to keep them occupied, but please no balls or loud items.) Your first class is FREE. Please make a small donation at additional classes. Certified REFIT® instructors will lead the class. 

Get Your Name Tag 

New to Broadmoor? Come by Connection Café today and sign up for a personalized name tag. Name tags will be printed during the week and you can pick yours up in Connection Café next Sunday. Please contact Christi Rangel at crangel@broadmoormethodist.org or 225-924-6269 if you have any questions or need to request your name tag.
 

Oberammergau Passion Play

Make plans now to join Rev. Donnie for a once in a lifetime trip to experience the Oberammergau Passion Play July 15-24, 2020. Since 1633 the people of Oberammergau, Germany have performed the “Story of the Suffering, Dying, and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ” every ten years to fulfill a promise they made to God. This will be the 41st performance of this one of a kind event.

For those who are interested, brochures are available in the church office. If you have questions about the trip, you may contact Rev. Donnie at 225-924-6269 or dwilkinson@broadmoormethodist.org.

 

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10230 Mollylea Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70815
225.924.6269
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