What's Happening at Bridgeway?

LAST UPDATED 2/7/16

 

 

Hello Bridgeway Family! 

 

Are you looking for a place to get plugged in and serve?  Several of our Bridgeway ministries have an immediate need for volunteers. CLICK HERE  to check out where help is needed.

Our 2016 Summer Mission Trip Schedule is listed in the "Upcoming Mission Trips" section. The application deadline is rapidly approaching on most trips. 

Below, you'll find a complete listing, with all of the details, about our events! Registration links are included if registration is necessary. Please take a look so you know What's Happening at Bridgeway!  

  

Pam Erickson

Scheduling Coordinator

  

 

 

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NEW ONLINE GIVING PLATFORM  

We are now using a new Online Giving Platform. If you already give online, or would like to begin doing so, just a few simple steps will help you through the transition.    

PLEASE NOTE:  Online Giving Platform current options: Credit or Debit card only.  

 

The ability to give online via our old giving platform on The City will end on February 15th.

   

"HOW TO" VIDEO for a step-by-step walk through the new Online Giving process:
 
 

       

  • CLICK HERE  to download written instructions to prepare for January 1st

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HEART 2 HEART WOMEN'S MENTORING MINISTRY  

Ladies, are you looking to grow in the new year? Scripture talks about how we grow in the faith through mentorship. Heart 2 Heart, the women’s mentoring ministry at Bridgeway, is about women walking alongside each other and learning about how faith and life intersect. Whether you are carrying a significant burden in your life, looking to improve your relationships, or desire to grow personally and spiritually, we have a place for you. 

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PRISON MINISTRY FAMILY SUPPORT NIGHT 

Monthly Family Support Night fellowship for those with a loved one in the correctional system. Receive prayer, encouragement, emotional and moral support.

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LIVE SCAN/FINGERPRINTING FOR BRIDGEWAY VOLUNTEERS 

 

If you will be volunteering in a Bridgeway ministry and have not been cleared through the Live Scan electronic fingerprinting process here at Bridgeway, please come to this FREE Live Scan session. 

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BLOODSOURCE DONATIONS TO SUPPORT HAITI MEDICAL CLINIC 

Source plasma donations are specifically collected to develop lifesaving medicines and therapies for patients with neurological disorders, immune deficiencies, bleeding disorders and more. BloodSource has partnered with Bridgeway! If anyone from Bridgeway makes a donation of anything except whole blood (such as source plasma) at any BloodSource location, BloodSource will donate $100 to Bridgeway! That money will then be used to support our Haiti church partner's medical clinic. 

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ADOPTION SUPPORT GROUP MONTHLY MEETING 

Come join a community that can support and understand your needs as a foster or adoptive parent. We meet to discuss parenting and adoption concepts plus allow you to connect with other Bridgeway adoptive families. 

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MONTHLY PRAYER AT OUR NEW HOME 

Join us as we lift Bridgeway up in prayer at the new church building site. We meet on the 2nd Sunday of each month. The purpose is to prepare for the move to the new location as well as cover our leaders in making decisions as work begins. We will be asking for the Lord to bring His presence, protection, purposes, and wisdom to this new phase of Bridgeway. 

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MEMBERSHIP CLASS

Learn about Bridgeway’s history, beliefs, values, vision and the benefits and expectations of membership. 

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HAVEN ARTS MINISTRY: CONNECTION TIME 

Please join the Haven Arts Ministry group as we continue to build our community while in the midst of moving. We will be meeting for dinner at  BJ's Restaurant. Bring the family for a relaxing time of fellowship. 

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MONTHLY PRAYER GATHERING 

Come pray for Bridgeway’s church community, pastors, staff and ministries at our monthly (first Tuesday of each month) prayer gathering. New people are welcome and encouraged to join us!

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MISSIONAL COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP INTEREST MEETING  

Bridgeway's vision and strategy for a culture of discipleship through Missional Communities is growing. We are holding three interest meetings in March for those who are interested in leading a Missional Community following an in-depth training process. You only need attend one meeting. For more information about Missional Community, please visit www.bridgewaychristian.org/mc.

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BRIDGEBUILDERS MUNCH BUNCH 

The BridgeBuilders (age 50+) invite you to join them for breakfast on the first Monday of each month. This is a casual opportunity for people to meet and mingle on a regular basis.  

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    RUN FOR MERCY 5K & FAMILY WALK 

    We hope you'll join our "Bridgeway for Mercy" team as our Bridgeway family supports the Mercy Multiplied home for girls in Lincoln at their annual Run For Mercy 5K & Family Walk. Mercy Multiplied is a non-profit organization designed to meet the needs of young women ages 13-28 struggling with eating disorders, addiction, abuse, self-harm and other life-controlling issues. Run For Mercy isn't just for serious runners. It's for anyone--runners, walkers, families, parents with strollers, children, teens and even "virtual runners". Whether you run, walk, stroll, volunteer or cheer, you'll make an impact on the lives of the hurting young women we serve. 

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    SACRAMENTO KINGS "HOOPS TO HOPE" GAMES   

    Bridgeway is partnering with the Sacramento Kings to support their Hoops to Hope events. These are special home games focused on these 3 themes: Housing, Mentoring and Shelter in the Sacramento region. It’s a unified effort as regional churches come together to make a difference! Enjoy a game while supporting a great outreach effort in our own backyard. Held at Sleep Train Arena. Seats are limited and may sell out quickly! 

    Bridgeway has purchased a block of tickets for the April 5th game so we can all sit together as a church family! 

    • TUESDAY 4.5.16 @ 7:00pm (Please buy your ticket to the April game directly through the link below if you want to sit with Bridgeway) 
    • Held at the Sleep Train Arena
    • Cost varies depending on the seat location
      

     

     

     

    Are you looking for a place to serve?  if you are new and looking for a way to get plugged in, Bridgeway is always on the lookout for volunteers.

    CLICK HERE  to check out the ministries that have an immediate need for volunteers.

     

     

     

    CLICK HERE for details on any upcoming Bridgeway mission trips

    CLICK HERE to apply for a missions trip

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    RUSSIA MISSION TRIP 

    • APPLICATION DEADLINE:  TUESDAY 3.1.16 
    • TRIP DATES: June 22nd - July 6th, 2016
    • TYPE:  Evangelical, discipleship, childrens and sports outreach
    • COST: $3,950 

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    HAITI MISSION TRIP

    • APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY 3.1.16 
    • TRIP DATES: June 21st - 29th   
    • COST:  $1,800

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    NICARAGUA MISSION TRIP

    • APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY 3.1.16 
    • TRIP DATES: June 30th - July 10th   
    • COST:  $1,750

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    ROMANIA MISSION TRIP

    • APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY 3.1.16 
    • TRIP DATES: June 30th - July 16th   
    • COST:  $3,200

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    UGANDA MISSION TRIP

    • APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY 4.1.16 
    • TRIP DATES: July 13th - 30th   
    • COST:  $3,400

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    GUADALAJARA MISSION TRIP

    • APPLICATION DEADLINE: TUESDAY 4.1.16 
    • TRIP DATES: July 31st - August 5th   
    • COST:  $750

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    INVEST BUILDING CAMPAIGN  

    FUNDS RAISED TO DATE: $4,096,323

    TOTAL COMMITMENT: $5,300,000

    Please pray for:

    • Any outstanding issues to be miraculously resolved and for the building permit process to be completed  
    • An outpouring of financial provision
    • The right tenant to lease the excess space
    • God to bless the land and the buildings
    • Dreams of how God will use Bridgeway to reach the world for Jesus Christ

    If you would like to donate toward the Invest Building Campaign or increase your gift:

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    BRIDGEWAY CHAPLAIN TEAM

    The Bridgeway Chaplain Team is here to help you! Our chaplains provide on-call support for emergency and crisis situations, such as a death in the family, accident, hospitalization, etc.

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    SOUL CARE FOOD CLOSET 

    The Soul Care Food Closet serves those in need. Donations of non-perishable items are most welcome and can be deposited in bins located in the Soul Care Center.  

    • Food is available for pickup on THURSDAYS, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
    • In the Community Hall
    • For more information, call Soul Care at 916-626-3017

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    WOMEN'S CONNECTING MINISTRY INFORMATION 

    Ladies ... do you want to receive all of the information about upcoming activities in our Bridgeway Women's Ministry? The easiest way to get notifications, including info on upcoming events and classes ... and not miss exciting news ... is to join the Women's Ministry Group on The City, our online community.   

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    ON-GOING WOMEN'S 12-STEP RECOVERY GROUP

    Using a biblical approach to the 12-step program, this on-going group helps women break free from addiction from things such as drugs, alcohol, food, sex and more. 

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    BRIDGEWAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH LIBRARY  

    Bridgeway’s very own Library offers a wide collection of more than 3,000 Christian books, videos, and CDs for adults and children.

    • The Library is open before, between, and after all the weekend services (and during the service if volunteers are available). 
    • All materials are checked out for 3 weeks.
    • The Library is located in the main building, in the hallway between the Lobby and the U - shaped parking lot.
    • For more info, contact Gloria Abrott on The City

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    SOUL CARE COACHING MINISTRY   

    Want to take tangible steps closer to God? Want to grow in your faith and just don't quite know where to start? Do you know what God wants you to do but just haven't done it yet? The Faith Coaching Ministry has trained volunteers ready to meet with and help you take the next step in growing in your faith. 

    • Day, evening and weekend appointment times available. 
    • CLICK HERE  to learn more and make an appointment (Visit the Life Coaching page)
    • For more info about Soul Care visit www.mysoulcare.com

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    BUDGET COACHING MINISTRY 

    Budget coaching at Bridgeway is:

    • Biblically-based
    • Tailored to your needs
    • Reasonably priced—$10 total for as many sessions as you need

    Participants can expect:

    • Budget planning strategies
    • Savings plan
    • Debt elimination techniques
    • Joyful giving

    Contact Virginia Edwards on The City, at   or at 916-300-7881

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    "GATHERING IN STYLE" FOR THE HOMELESS 

    Do your shopping where the profits benefit the Gathering Inn homeless ministry at the new women's clothing shop, GATHERING IN STYLE, in the Roseville Square. This store is overstocked with clothing mainly from Macy's! All the profits go to help the homeless at The Gathering Inn. Please come and shop! Thank you!

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    MEN’S CLOTHING DONATIONS NEEDED FOR HOMELESS MINISTRY 

    Bridgeway’s homeless ministry (Alongside) is in need of gently used men’s clothing. 

    • Shoes, socks & underwear (new) are needed most
    • Donations can be left at the Soul Care office (located in the Main Building).
    • For more information, contact David Heitzler or Ana Grice on The City or call the Soul Care office at 916-626-3017.

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    BLOODSOURCE DONATIONS TO SUPPORT HAITI MEDICAL CLINIC 

    BloodSource has partnered with Bridgeway! If anyone from Bridgeway makes a donation of anything except whole blood (such as Source Plasma) at any BloodSource location, BloodSource will donate $100 to Bridgeway! That money will then be used to support our Haiti church partner's medical clinic.