Blue Ridge Baptist Church - Wetumpka, Alabama

Church Focus/Events

 Blue Ridge provides Community Meetings on timely topics for those in our area.  We have had programs on Gardening, Personal Safety, and Law Enforcement.  Call the church office at 567-4325 if you have a topic or speaker that would like to share with our neighborhood.

January

After celebrating a happy New Year, our Youth attend an annual Smoky Mountain Bible Conference in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.  Snow skiing and snowboarding are fun they have on the side.  They hear the beat speaker and hear the music that shares the Gospel to them.

  February

Do you like to sing or play an instrument?  Great, you can be a part of our Sweetheart and Friends Banquet.  It's "Love one another" emphasis month at Blue Ridge.  Reaching out to others is a blessing to one's soul.

March

The March winds bring a fun afternoon at Blue Ridge.  We have a family cook-out and watch everyone flying their kites.  Ah, Spring, the time when we celebrate the beautiful outdoors God gives to us.

March 7   -  Youth Olympics Party
March 14  - Monthly Fellowship Meal
March 28 -  Palm Sunday Special Easter Music
March 28 - Children's Lunch  -- The Great Easter Egg Hung and Kite Day

April

Sunday, April 4 is the day we celebrate our Risen Savior.  Easter morning at Blue Ridge begins at 9 am with a beautiful Courtyard Service with special music, a brief message, and the Observation of the Lord's Supper.  A full breakfast follows in the Fellowship Hall. 

April 11 - Monthly Fellowship Meal
April 18 - Youth Spring Fling

May

May 2 - Is the Blue Ridge Anniversary celebration.  A powerful worship service is followed by Dinner on the Grounds. 
May 9 - Mother's Day is special at Blue Ridge with a service that honors our mothers and grandmothers. 
May 16 - Baccalaureate Service
May 23 - A Spring Fling in the beautiful outdoors is celebrated as we bring in those great days of Summer '10.

June

June 13 - Monthly Fellowship Meal
June 20 - Father's Day Celebration
June 26 - Biscuit's Baseball Family of Faith Game Night

 July

July 4th is our time to show our thanks to our Faithful Father that has given us such great abundance and freedoms.  A special Worship Service honoring those that have served our country in the military takes place and our church family displays their memorabilia from theirs and their families' service years.

July 7 - Youth lockout at 7:00 PM (bring your sleeping bag or cot)
July 10 - Monthly Fellowship Meal, Business Meeting, and Big VBS Preview at 5 PM
July 17-21 - Vacation Bible School
July 24 - VBS Open House and Family Night with VBS Musical
July 25 - Youth leave for our Mission Trip

  August

We will sail through the last days of Summer with Vacation Bible School for Adults.  It's your turn to have fun now.  Each week brings a fun event to help us enjoy the fruits of Summer and look forward to Autumn.  Back to school and back to Sunday School! 

Aug 1 - Back to School Party and VBS Watermelon Party
Aug 8 - Monthly Fellowship Mean and VBS Ice Cream Party
Aug 15 - VBS Church Bake-off
Aug 29 - VBS Dessert Night & Summer Olympics Round-up

 September

Sep 12 - Monthly Fellowship Meal 
              Children's Nursing Home Ministry
Sep 19 - Youth Sizzling September Party

  October

Much fun, food, and frivolity happens in the front yard of Blue Ridge.  Our annual Fall Festival where children enjoy a "Trunk or Treat" from the car trunks of our church family.  Our adults and youth provide games to play.  A free hot dog and chili supper is provided.  Bring your friends and neighbors to join in the fun!

Oct 10 - Monthly Fellowship Meal
Oct 17 - Children's Pumpkin Patch Trip
Oct 24 - Youth Fall Fun Fest
Oct 31 - Blue Ridge Fall Festival Fun, Food, and Fellowship

November

Our church family provides a Thanksgiving Meal for all that come.  It is huge and it is delicious!  Plan on being there!  Our Youth and Children will serve the Lord through the Children Nursing Home Ministry. 

Nov 14 - Thanksgiving Dinner for Everyone
Nov 21 - Youth and Children Nursing Home Ministry

 December

Our church sanctuary is filled with poinsettias as we sing beautiful songs of praise and celebrate the birth of our Savior.  Our church family goes out to Christmas Carol to the Homebound and Seniors.  We deliver fruit baskets as well.  Our church family provides a Christmas Dinner for all that come on the second Sunday in December.  A musical is presented by our children.  Christmas gifts are provided by our church family to disadvantaged families and the elderly in our area.

Dec  5 - Ladies Ministry Breakfast & Ornament Exchange
Dec 12 - Taste Around the World Fellowship Meal
Dec 18 - Youth Christmas Party
Dec 19 - Children Christmas Musical and Celebrate the King Service