Abundant Life
Abundant Life at Broadmoor
begins Wednesday, August 22
We invite you to join us and embark on the greatest journey of your life. Jesus said,"I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly." (John 10:10) Abundant life as the richest, deepest, most love-filled, hope-filled, joy-filled, peace-filled,and meaningful life possible. This invitation to Christian discipleship is aimed at helping you to discover the abundant life that Jesus gives. Are you ready? Then sign up for Abundant Life at Broadmoor beginning Wednesday, August 22 from 5:30 - 7:45pm, After sharing a meal together, adults will head off to one of our Abundant Life classes, while the kids head over to the Gym for high energy games and a faith lesson. Classes offered this fall are Bmoor Adulting, Covenant Bible Study, and Financial Peace University. The meal is from 5:30 - 6:15pm, with classes meeting from 6:15 - 7:45pm. Pick up a flyer from one of the worship areas to find out more about the classes being offered. Click here to register.
give blood
Blood Drive
Sunday, August 19
Our 3rd quarter blood drive will be held this Sunday, August 19 from 8:30am - noonin Room 101 of the Adult Building. We need your help to reach our goal of 200 blood units for the year, so if you are medically able, please take a few moments to give the Gift of Life by donating blood. Thank you for your generosity.
Youth Fall Kickoff 2018
Youth Fall Kickoff & Parents Meeting
Sunday, August a9
All 7th - 12th grade students and their parents are invited to hear about the exciting fall activities and get 2019 summer mission trip dates  this Sunday, August 19 from 5:00 - 6:30pm in the Casual Worship Center. Contact Tori Mick at tmick@broadmoormethodist.org for more information.
don't forget
Schedule Your Picture for Our New Directory
final week: August 20-25
It's not too late! We would love to have a picture of you in our new church directory. No purchase is necessary to have your picture in the directory. Keep in mind, if you do not take a picture, you will not receive a directory. There are still opening for photo sessions this week in the Adult Building. Go to www.broadmoormethodist.org and click on the "Sign Up Now" link.
financial peace university
Financial Peace University
Wednesdays, beginning August 22

This nine-lesson, money-management class taught by America's most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey, will change your life. Dave and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more. Mary Saltzman and Rev. Elaine Burleigh will co-facilitate these classes on Wednesday evenings, August 22 - October 17, from 6:15- 7:45pm in Room 202 of the Adult Building. Cost: $109.00 for the kit, which includes all the necessary class materials for individuals or couples. Register at www.broadmoormethodist.orgChildcare is available.
Broadmoor Kidz Serve
Broadmoor Kidz Serve
Saturday, August 25
Join us for a morning of serving together! On Saturday, August 25 from 9:30 - 11:30am all children in grades K - 6th are invited to come together to serve our community. We will meet in the Casual Worship Center. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Brad Waggoner at 225-924-6269 or bwaggoner@broadmoormethodist.org for more information.
[the in-between]
Sundays at 10:00am   
You are invited Sundays from 10:00 - 10:30am for a special time of fellowship between worship services. 
  • This Sunday: Lemonade & Popcorn. Hang out at [the in-between] and enjoy a variety of lemonade and popcorn. We may even have a popcorn craft for the kids!
  • Next Sunday: National Bow Tie Day. Wear your favorite, funniest, craziest bow tie to church & show it off at [the in-between]. Plus, help some of the kids and youth learn to tie their own.
Help Broadmoor Elementary Students Excel
Make a difference in the life of a student at Broadmoor Elementary School. Serve as a Kindergarten Lunchroom HelperAugust 20 - August 24 from 10:30 am - noon. (choose days you can help); Reading Friend: help a K-2 grade student with reading for 30 minutes a week; Math Friend:  help a 1-3 grade student with math for an hour each week; Library Helper - help the librarian shelve and re-shelve books; or Teacher/Staff TLC: pray daily for an assigned teacher/staff person and show them random acts of kindness throughout the school year. Contact Jenola Duke at jenoladuke@cox.net or 225-275-8178 for details and to volunteer.
children's books
Children's Literacy Project
book collection Sundays, Aug 19 & 26
We are collecting books for a community children's literacy project on Sundays, August 19 and 26. Please drop off books (for ages 0-11 years) in the yellow boxes in the Adult Building lobby, Connection Café, or the church office for children to use in washaterias, barber shops, etc. Contacts: Lusinda Warren, 225-610-8054 and Debbie Sanders, 225-769-4797.
Christ in the City
The Spiritual Side of Les Miserables
Sunday, August 19
On Sunday, August 19 at 3:00pm at the Woman's Club (259 T.J. Jemison Blvd), Christ in the City presents, "The Spiritual Side of Les Miserables." Broadmoor UMC native and Broadway singer Lori Lusted, recording artist Shell Marie from Zachary, Myles Garver and André Chiang from the LSU School of Music, will be accompanied by Dr. Dona Lusted as they perform the musical's beautiful songs about love, mercy, forgiveness, and redemption. Admission: $20 per adult, $10 per student. Call 225-397-6393 for tickets.
kitchen helpers needed
Kitchen Helpers Needed
beginning Wednesday, August 22
We need helpers for setup, food prep, and serving meals for our new Abundant Life on Wednesday nights. You will still have enough time to participate any of the Abundant Life studies, and you don't have to commit to every week. Once or twice a month would be helpful. Please contact Neal Cockrell to volunteer at ncockrell@broadmoormethodist.org or 225-772-4404.
Interfaith Federation
Interfaith Federation CommUNITY Prayer Breakfast
Thursday, September 6
Come and experience the unity that Baton Rouge is so in need of as we learn ways to "Deepen and Broaden Our Reach". The breakfast will be held on Thursday, September 6 at 7:00am at Boudreaux's (2647 Government St). We hope to have a large group from BUMC attend. For $20 tickets, contact Jenola Duke at jenoladuke@cox.net or 225-275-8178 or stop by the church office.
Coffee Break with Donnie logo
Coffee Break with Donnie
Thursday, September 6
Take a coffee break with Rev. Donnie Wilkinson on Thursday, September 6 from 3:00 - 5:00pm at CC's Coffee House located at 4161 Perkins Rd. Stop by to chat with Rev. Donnie and talk about anything that's on your mind...fall Bible studies, the latest in children's & youth ministries, or your theological questions! Can't make this one? No worries! More Coffee Breaks are planned throughout the year.
Grandparents Day 2018
Grandparents Day Fun!
Saturday, September 8
Grandparents, bring your grandkids for a merry morning of interactive activities and games on Saturday, September 8 from 9:30 - 11:30am in the Casual Worship Center! Open to kids in Pre-K through 6th grade and their grandparents. Register online at www.broadmoormethodist.orgYou are also invited for breakfast with your grandkids on Sunday, September 9 at 9:00am as part of Kidz Worship.
WOW "Worship Our Way" Kicks Off September 9
WOW is our children's music and arts ministry that helps children to become leaders in worship as they learn more about God and the Bible through music, movement, and use of instruments. Immediately following the children's message in both the 10:30 Casual and Sanctuary services, children 4 years old through the 6th grade will be brought to WOW by an adult helper. Parents will then pick up their children from WOW following the worship service. Children will sing in worship 3 or 4 times a semester, a Christmas and Spring program, and at a local nursing home.

Register now at www.broadmoormethodist.org/wow. Even if your child has participated in the past, you will need to re-register for this school year. We invite every child to be a part of this important ministry! For more information, please contact Dr. Dona Lusted at dlusted@broadmoormethodist.org or 225-924-6269.
Disciple Bible Study
Disciple Bible Study
begins September 9
Disciple I Bible Study begins Sunday, September 9 with an orientation meeting. Disciple I is a 35-week study (including orientation) that offers an in-depth transformational look at both the Old Testament and the New Testament. Matt Turner will be leading this study at 3:30pm on Sundays in Room 102 of the Adult Building. The group is limited to 12 participants (minimum of 6 needed), and the cost for the book has been discounted to $25. Register online at www.broadmoormethodist.org. Childcare is available. Please e-mail Matt if you need childcare, or if you have questions: mattskyt@icloud.com; or feel free to get in touch with Rev. Shannon Sandifer at  225-924-6269 or ssandifer@broadmoormethodist.org.
ESL teachers needed
ESL Teaching Opportunity
Mondays & Thursdays
Be a part of a dedicated team of teachers who teach English to those who speak no English and to those wishing to improve their English skills. Our classes meet on Monday and Thursday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30pm in the Adult Building. Teachers typically teach one night a week. Training and guidance will be provided. Contact Jenola Duke at 225-275-8178 or jenoladuke@cox.net for more information.
FIT Plan - today
Let's Get FIT...with Hospitality
Broadmoor is in full work-out mode to get Hospitality FIT! We'll provide easy tips around campus and on social media to help you be hospitable to each other and new friends that visit Broadmoor. This FITness initiative will take us through the end of the year so get ready to stretch yourself and open your heart to your neighbor. Our Get FIT tip of the week is: See someone new in church? Sit by them today! If you have any questions about getting FIT, please contact Christi Rangel at 225-924-6269 or crangel@broadmoormethodist.org.
get your name tag
Get Your Personalized Name Tag
We've made a big push over the last month to print a personalized name tag for everyone who attends Broadmoor. If you haven't had a chance to get yours yet, please come by Connection Café this Sunday during [the in-between] from 10:00 - 10:30am to sign up for one. Name tags will be printed during the week and you can pick up in Connection Café next Sunday. Please contact Christi Rangel at crangel@broadmoormethodist.org or 225-924-6269 to request your name tag.
A Summer of Good News
A Summer of Good News: 90 Days with the Gospels
summer sermon series

We are currently on a journey through the Gospels. For 90 days this summer, we are encouraging everyone to read one chapter from the Gospels a day, to cultivate a habit of daily engagement with the Bible. We invite you to pick up a bookmark (located at the worship entrances) that has the daily reading plan on one side and a helpful guide for how to get the most out of your daily scripture reading on the other. Each Sunday's sermon will be based on the chapter for that specific day or from one of the chapters in the previous week's reading.
Donnie with BUMC umbrella
New Broadmoor Umbrellas
cost: $20
You don't have to miss church anymore because of the rain. We've got new Broadmoor umbrellas to keep you nice and dry! You can find them on rainy days near the Sanctuary, Connection Café and the Adult Building. If you'd like to have one of your own, come by Connection Café to purchase one for $20. Cash or check only, please.
Oberammergau Passion Play
Oberammergau Passion Play
trip of a lifetime
Make plans now to join Rev. Donnie for a once in a lifetime trip to experience the Oberammergau Passion Play July 15-24, 2020. Since 1633 the people of Oberammergau, Germany have performed the "Story of the Suffering, Dying, and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ" every ten years to fulfill a promise they made to God. This will be the 41st performance of this one of a kind event.
For those who are interested, brochures are available in the church office and in Connection Cafe. If you have questions about the trip, you may contact Rev. Donnie at 225-924-6269 or dwilkinson@broadmoormethodist.org.
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