Starting Point May 7

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Starting Point is your opportunity to learn all about Bannockburn: what we believe, how we function, and how you can get involved. Our next Starting Point class, with free lunch included, will be held at our Dripping Springs campus on Sunday, May 7, after our morning worship service. You will even have an opportunity at the end of the class to join the membership of Bannockburn if you desire. For more information, email info@bbcfamily.com or talk with Pastor Matt this Sunday morning.

Easter at Dripping Springs

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Our Dripping Springs campus will have two identical services on Sunday morning, April 16, at 9AM and 11AM. There will be no Life Groups or evening activities on Easter Sunday at either campus. Join us as we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus!

IF:Bannockburn DS

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What it is IF:Bannockburn? IF:Bannockburn is a satellite location for the world renown movement, IF:Gathering. IF:Gathering provides tools to the local church and body of believers to gather, equip and unleash the next generation of women to live out their purpose.

Who can attend IF:Bannockburn? Last year we spent two days learning about Christ with ladies as young as high school up to ladies who were more mature in age (ie. grandparents). Each generation has something unique to share with and teach to everyone in attendance.

When is this event? Friday, February 3 (start time is approximately 6 PM) and Saturday, February 4 (start time is approximately 9 AM).

What is included in registration? Your $35 registration fee includes a reusable cloth Swag Bag with goodies and coupons to local businesses, an IF:Bannockburn journal, a pen and other fun surprises. It includes snacks and drinks on both days, lunch on Saturday, worship music performed by nationally renown artist Hannah Kerr, an on-site boutique, entry into our 15+ door prize giveaway, and a few other surprises!

Will food be provided? Yes. Snacks and drinks will be provided during the Friday night session. A lite breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided on Saturday.

Register now at IF BANNOCKBURN

Christmas Eve Service

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We’ve got ourselves a merry little Hill Country Christmas going on at our Dripping Springs campus at 5:30PM on December 24! Come for a time of celebration as we count down the hours to Christmas Day!
There will be singing, fellowship, hot drinks, and a warm fire out front. There’s no childcare for this evening as we’re encouraging everyone to come in and worship together as one big family—but don’t worry, we’ll keep the service short so the kiddos don’t get too restless. And, of course, we’ll finish the evening by candlelight!

Campus Pastor Update: Matt Werner

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UPDATE: Matt has been unanimously voted as our new Dripping Springs Campus Pastor!

Matt and Sarah have been in Austin their whole lives. Meeting at Bowie High School, and marrying later as high school sweethearts, they are now expecting their first child who will meet the world this Easter.

Attending Covington Middle School, Matt walked across the Bannockburn parking lot every day after school to spend time at the animal hospital his father built and has continued to run for the past 30 years at William Cannon and Brodie Lane. He attended Texas A&M before receiving his call to ministry, which then led him to Concordia University in downtown Austin.

Matt has been preparing for this position for over a decade when he began his Biblical studies and his full-time ministry. Over the years Matt has served in nearly every facet of ministry-worship, education, small groups, youth, teaching, missions, production, creative arts, and preaching. He has had the opportunity to preach in many settings including large youth camps (in and out of state), pastors’ conferences in Uganda, worship conferences in Arizona and Texas, men’s conferences in Nicaragua, and various churches around Texas. Connecting the narrative of Jesus to the everyday story of His people is one of Matt’s greatest passions.

Sarah grew up in the church. Her father (who lives in Belterra) has been a music minister in Austin at the same church for over 30 years, and her mother went to Baylor to study music. One could say that music is in her blood! She’s led worship for many churches including The Austin Stone, Lake Hills Church, Bethany Lutheran Church, and Austin Christian Fellowship. She’s taken this gift of music to her current passion as a voice teacher. This passion is only rivaled by her other passion…Aggie football.

Like many of us they have witnessed the changes to our ever-expanding city, and like many of us they are excited about the opportunity to meet this transformation with the transforming work of Jesus. Matt’s family is from Oak Hill, just on the edge of Dripping Springs, and he has always dreamed of bringing the Gospel home. Their genuine call to Dripping Springs is met with the timely need for the love and family of Christ in Dripping. They have been looking forward to pastoring Dripping Springs long before Bannockburn knew them, and they eagerly await the opportunity to serve alongside all of you as we pursue the mission of Christ together!

Starting Point October 16

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Join us Sunday, October 16, for our next Starting Point class, with free lunch included, on all three campuses after our morning worship service. Starting Point is your opportunity to learn all about Bannockburn: what we believe, how we function, and how you can get involved. You will even have an opportunity at the end of the class to join the membership of Bannockburn if you desire. For more information, text the letters SP to 25827. You can also stop by the Welcome Center on Sunday (South Austin) or email info@bbcfamily.com.

Dripping Springs Founder’s Day

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Join us on Friday, April 22, at 6:30PM for the Founder’s Day parade. On Sunday, April 24, the churches of Dripping Springs will come together and worship as “One Church” at 10AM at the Founders Day Main Stage on Mercer Street. The entire community is invited. Bring your whole family!