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Urgent Need! UPDATE!

January 30, 2014 Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Needed: thermal underwear, socks and firewood. Contact Mike Clements to arrange for pick up of wood. Contact the church office if you would be willing to volunteer to help with the Shelter in the future. January 22, 2014 MBC is open as a shelter for the homeless during…

Spring Ride Meeting

The MBC Motorcycle Group is meeting Saturday, January 25, to plan their upcoming Spring Ride. The group will meet at the Manassas Mall IHop at 8:30 am. The Spring Ride is planned for May. They will be discussing routes, potential dates, ride leaders and tail gunners. Bring your appetite and your ideas for the upcoming…

SNOWCAMP 2014

SNOWCAMP 2014  is sponsored by WIRED Student Ministry. Dates: February 14-16 Where: Somerset PA Cost: $160 $60 Deposit Due by January 8, 2014 Email Wired for more information.  Our 2014 Snow Camp trip is scheduled for February 14, 15 and 16, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, at the Teen Quest Ranch.  Snow Camp is about connecting teens with Christ…

Mission Moments

Disaster in the Philippines Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts move forward in the Philippines. IMB (International Missionary Board) personnel who live in the Philippines are working on the ground to help victims of the massive storm. The full extent of the damage and the death toll is still being assessed. Pray for these relief efforts and…

White Christmas

2013 Christmas Message Series at Manassas Baptist Church Don’t you just love getting up in the morning to a fresh blanket of snow? There are few things in life as beautiful. Even trash cans look pristine with pure white snow on top of them. Isaiah’s words ring true for us, “Though your sins are like…

Angel Tree

Here’s your opportunity to be a Christmas Angel this season.  These gifts are given to help make a special Christmas for MBC families needing a little extra help this year. Follow these instructions to participate. Pick an angel off of the tree. Listed on each angel is a gift the child/parent would love to have…

Branch of Love


Think of children whose parents are incarcerated in the local jail.  What will their Christmas be like? What crime did they commit? Manassas Baptist Church has joined with other local churches to share the Good News about Jesus Christ and make Christmas a little brighter for some of these children through the Branch of Love…

Typhoon Haiyan Disaster Relief

     Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into the Philippines on Friday, November 8, 2013, causing much destruction and devastation.      News agencies are reporting that Haiyan was three and a half times more powerful than Hurricane Katrina and upwards of 10,000 men, women and children are feared dead. Thousands…

Crown Financial Study

Explore Biblical solutions to managing your time, talent and finances. God has a plan to guide you in managing your time, your talents, and your finances. We invite you to come and explore Biblical solutions to these everyday responsibilities through a 10 week study. 10 week course meets in homes Sunday evenings, 5:30 – 7:30…

Harvest Dinner

Women’s Ministry Hosts Annual Harvest Dinner The Women’s Ministry of MBC will host a Harvest Dinner in the Rock Cafeteria again this year on Saturday, November 23, 2013, from 1 to 3 PM. The dinner was started three years ago as an outreach and service opportunity for food pantry clients and those touched by youth…

Operation Christmas Child

Since 1993, more than 100 million boys and girls in over 130 countries have experienced God’s love through the power of simple shoebox gifts from Operation Christmas Child. Samaritan’s Purse works with local churches and ministry partners to deliver the gifts and share the life-changing Good News of Jesus Christ. MBC is planning a Packing…

Prayer Partners Needed

Prayer Partners Informational Meeting Sunday, November 17 12:15 pm Cafeteria, the Rock building Simple refreshments will be provided. Come in and meet and greet your friends already involved in Prayer Partners.  Hear what a few people have experienced and collect information about the program. Prayer Partners is an exciting opportunity for our youth to be…

Compassion Sunday – October 27

Compassion Sponsors Needed There are still children to be sponsored.  Be sure to come back Sunday, November 10. There will be packets available after each service. You can change the story for a child who needs you. What is Compassion International? Compassion International is a Christian child development organization dedicated to releasing children from poverty….

Concert of Dedication

        Joseph Martin, internationally renowned pianist, composer, arranger, director and storyteller, will dedicate the new grand piano in the sanctuary by playing a concert on Sunday, October 27, at 6:00 PM. Joseph has visited our church before and our congregation is familiar with his anthems and cantatas. He will amaze you with his…

Awesome Response to “Drive for Five”

“Drive for Five” Campaign a Success! The church family responded in an overwhelming fashion during both services October 13 to the “Drive for Five” emphasis, which called for 1000 items for the Food Pantry. At the end of the campaign, donors contributed 1466 items to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the ongoing ministry. Coordinator Jan…

New Parenting Small Group

Art & Michelle Taylor are forming a new small group called “Parental Guidance Required” which will meet every other Sunday at the Taylor’s home, beginning this Sunday, October 20, from 2 – 4 pm. Children are welcome. Contact Art and Michelle for more information.  Send an email. weRchurch.com

Journey through the Bible

Have you ever wanted to go to the Holy Land? Would you like to walk where Jesus walked and see the places you’ve read about in the Bible? Then join Dr. Bill Higgins on a “Journey Through the Bible” March 19 through 29, 2014, for eleven days of Biblical understanding. Dr. Higgins is an experienced…

After the Ride – Full Throttle

Jack Green “Full Throttle” Memorial Ride From Roger Gorman, one of the organizers of the ride. “It was a great success.  Jacks family was with us at the kick off and followed us during the ride to Lunch in Culpeper. We had about 25 bikes and 31 people ride. Including a few kids. It was…

Leadership Classes

Two opportunities for this special class. Discover and enhance your personal capacity to “lead where you are.” This 4 week class will be offered: Wednesdays, Oct 16 – Nov 6 6:30 – 7:45 pm Led by Pastor Jim Boltz Room 207, Sanctuary Bulding Sundays, Oct 20 – Nov 10 6:30 – 8:00 pm Led by…

Eagerly Serve Workshop

Two Sunday Sessions Oct. 27 & Nov. 10 8:45 – 10:45 am Room 36, The Rock Building Pastor Higgins will facilitate a workshop designed to explore how and where you can more effectively serve the Lord. The sessions are connected and effective learning for the second session will depend upon engaging others in questionnaires after…

Celebrating 5 Years

Celebrating the Food Pantry’s 5th Anniversary Sunday, October 13 Goal: 1000 items Items will be collected during both worship services. Suggested list for giving: canned meat, soup, canned fruit, spaghetti sauce, peanut butter, canned vegetables, oil, mac and cheese, tuna and cereal Pastor Jim Boltz interviewed Jan Gregor at both services October 6. Jan noted…

Apple Gleaning

MBC Mission Project
 to Benefit the Food Pantry Saturday, October 19, 8 am • Volunteers help glean apples left behind after the orchard has been harvested. • ALL are welcome: families, singles, friends, small groups. • Youth and children must be accompanied by a parent. • Provide your own transportation to Winchester, VA
. • Meet at…

Corn Maze

It’s time to get lost in the corn maze. Come be a part of an a-mazing group as youth, children and families make their fourth annual trip to The Plains in Virginia to wander the Corn Maze October 19. The event runs from 9 AM until 4 PM. To participate, email Stephanie Vale no later…

Registration Opens October 1

September 22, 2013. Basketball 2013/2014 Season Children Playing kids basketball with Upward Sports is not only fun your child, but a great fit for your family! Our kids basketball programs conveniently fit into your family’s busy schedule with no travel teams and just a one-hour practice and one-hour game each week. Coaches use practices and…

Jack Green Memorial Ride

Jack Green “Full Throttle” Memorial Ride September 22, 2103 – A memorial motorcycle ride has been planned for September 28. Motorcyclists are meeting in the parking lot of MBC at 8:30 am. Kick stands up at 9 am. The riders will travel through Hume, Sperryville, Culpeper, Warrenton, then back to Manassas, traveling about 130 miles….

New Parenting Class This Fall

Passionate Parenting with Sally Hagenhoff Room 205, Sanctuary Building This study is for parents, grandparents, mentors, aunts uncles, teachers, anyone who has influence in the life of a child or teen, and who wants to raise them to be fully devoted followers of Christ. Meets for 8 to 10 weeks. For more information contact Sally…

Fall Women’s Bible Study Opportunities

There are multiple options for Women’s Bible Studies this Fall at MBC. On Tuesday mornings the women start with fellowship in Room 8, the Rock building. Beth Moore’s “Sacred Secrets” Tuesdays 9:30 am Room 8, The Rock Building Begins September 10 The world is obsessed with telling secrets for the sake of sensationalism. But, not all…

Parent’s Night @ Wired

Parent’s Night @ Wired Wednesday, September 11 6 – 8 pm HUB (Room 40) Rock Building If you have a student in grades 6-12, we invite (can we say urge?) you to come with your student and be part of the WIRED experience.  You’ll get to meet your student’s small group leaders and see how…

School Supplies Drive

D6 Family Ministry is sponsoring a Back-To-School Supplies Drive for needy students (K-12) in our church family and local community. Take advantage of the current sales on school supplies and back packs. Donations of all kinds of new basic supplies are needed. Any surplus will go toward Operation Christmas Child. Collection bins will be located…

The African Children’s Choir

The African Children’s Choir is coming to Manassas! Thursday, July 25 @ 7 pm The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir is performing at Manassas Baptist Church. The African Children’s Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dances.  The program features well-loved children’s songs, traditional Spirituals…