We are thankful for Bro. Jamie and Brenda Harvill, who have been serving at The Bayou for 5 years this month.

Welcome to Clifton Driver and Aubrey Goldman our newest members.  Glad to have you at The Bayou!

The Worship Choir is preparing for Christmas!  They meet at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings in the Choir Room.  Now is the perfect time to join this important ministry, please see Bro. Jamie if you have questions.

Bayou Believers will be going out to eat on Thursday, September 29.  The restaurant is Loaves and Fishes in Wilmer, AL.  Cost:  Price of your lunch.  Meet at BSBC at 10:15 am.  Sign-up sheet in the foyer.  Any questions, see Jamie Clanton.

Sunday, October 2, is our 62nd Homecoming.  Bro. John & Heather Blackwell and family will be our special guests.  Sunday School will meet at 9:45 a.m.  There will be one Worship Service at 11:00 a.m.  Following Worship, we will meet in the Gym for Dinner on the Grounds.  Please bring your favorite side dishes and desserts.  Homecoming is also Staff Appreciation Day. 

On Homecoming Sunday, October 2, we will receive the Annual Ila Perkins Memorial Food Bank Offering.

There will be a Deacons Meeting on Wednesday, October 5, following Prayer Meeting.

Ladies, mark your calendars for Thursday, October 6, for our next Ladies Craft Night.  Please see the display and sign up in the foyer.

Fall Festival and The Bayou Classic Car Show – October 30 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Our annual fall festival will have something for everyone to enjoy!  We will have free food, music, trunk or treat, games, and The Bayou Classic Car Show! 

We are collecting candy for the Fall Festival.  Look for a collection box in the Foyer.  Questions?  See Edie Haight.

Bayou Believers Trip to Callaway Gardens Fantasy in Lights – Tuesday, November 29 & Wednesday, November 30.  Cost:  $260 per person.  This trip will be limited to 28 people.  More details soon.  Questions?  See Jamie Clanton.

PASSION 2023:  This event is for high school seniors through 25-year-olds.  At Dickies Arena in Dallas/Ft. Worth on December 28 – 30. 2022.  Cost is $100, plus the cost of your ticket.  Please see Bro. Dustin for more details.

AWANA T-Shirts:  We now have Awana shirts for order!! They are not required but look how cute!!! They are $10 for kids and $15 for adults. Available in white or grey (T&T, Sparks, Cubbies, or Awana). Questions?  See Angie Davis.

We could use your help with AWANA.  We know many cannot teach a class, but there’s another way to help!  We have an AWANA Store for the kids to spend their points every other month and we need toys, prizes, or anything that you might think ages 3 – 5th grade might like!  You can go to the dollar store or clearance aisle – but we need you!  See Angie Davis if you have questions.  Thanks!


Coming in Summer 2023

June 2023:

June 4 – 9:  Mission Trip to Orlando.  For high school students only.  Cost:  $379

June 19 – 24:  Vacation Bible School.  For all ages (including adults!) 

June 26 – 30:  Generate at the Beach.  Summer camp for students finishing 6th grade – 12th grade.  Cost:  $350

July 2023:

July 15 – 18:  Student Life Kids Camp.  For 2nd – 6th grades.  Cost: $339

July 28 – 30:  D’Now Covenant Weekend.  For students entering the 6th grade through those entering their senior year.  Cost:  $40



The Prayer Chain Team Leader for September 18  -24 is Carolyn Hayford.

The Prayer Chain Team Leader for September 25 – October 1 is Bro. Jerry Hollingsworth.










Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.  1 Thessalonians 5:11


Have a blessed day!