Hi BRN Family, Elizabeth here and it’s time for the February Top 5!

#1. The ACP (Annual Church Profile) is data used by the BRN to effectively plan events, strategize resources, and evaluate the needs of our churches. Please fill out your ACP data either through the special link below or in Workspace no later than February 15, 2023. If you need your Workspace ID or Password, just call or text the Hub at (717) 652-5856 or email us at helpdesk@brnunited.org, and we can get that information for you. Thank you!

#2: The BRN will host its next Executive Board Meeting on February 24. May we ask that you pray for our Board leaders and for that meeting? Our board is composed of 17 persons affiliated with the BRN, both pastors and lay persons, representing the four regions in Pennsylvania/South Jersey. The BRN relies on this leadership team to advise and support BRN employees and give direction to organizational goals and efforts. Your prayers mean so much! Thank you!

#3: The mailing of materials to help your church observe the 2023 Annie Armstrong Easter Offering and Week of Prayer went out this week. The official date for the week of prayer is the first Sunday in March through the second Sunday, which this year is March 5-12. Your church can choose this date or another time during the Easter season to participate. I urge you to pray for our North American missionaries and challenge your church to give and support their work through the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. Thank you.

#4: The March 20 Advance Evangelism Conference is quickly approaching! You won’t want to miss our speakers, Dr. Nathan Lorick, Executive Director for the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention; J.J. Washington, Personal Evangelism Director, North American Mission Board; and Dr. Anthony Hurst, Part-Time Professor at Cairn University, Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Registration will close on Wednesday, March 15 at midnight. Sign up today at advancepasj.com.

#5: We are excited to announce our latest podcast series, “Celebrating Cooperative Missions,” which is now available on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more. This monthly podcast is dedicated to informing churches about the Cooperative Program and the mission efforts it supports in Pennsylvania, South Jersey and beyond! Be sure to check out the first episode, where we head to the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania to chat with Pastor Joe Velarde, who – through the support of cooperative giving – was able to plant Riverbend Community Church back in 2009.

That’s all for February. Thanks for watching, BRN Family. We appreciate you and we are thankful for you!