DivorceCare Support Group
Jan
7
to Apr 8

DivorceCare Support Group

Meeting Mondays, January 7 - April 8, 6:45-9 p.m.
Are you separated, in the process of divorce or already divorced? Don’t walk through this difficult time alone. DivorceCare is a 13-week support group led by trained facilitators who have experienced divorce and rebuilt their lives. Each week the group features practical information, biblical teaching and encouragement to help you move forward. (Please note you can join at any time. Each session is unique.) Cost: $15.
For more information, email Jean.

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Dive 45 Ninja Warrior
Jan
18
7:00 PM19:00

Dive 45 Ninja Warrior

Fourth- and fifth-graders are invited to come play with us at Thrive Gymnastics in Annapolis. They won't want to miss this evening of gymnastic fun inspired by the TV show "American Ninja Warrior" that will include an obstacle course, a bars/upper body strength station, a balance and agility station, and more. The cost is $15 per child, and space is limited, so sign your kids up today.

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GriefShare: Loss of a Spouse Seminar
Jan
27
1:00 PM13:00

GriefShare: Loss of a Spouse Seminar

The death of a spouse brings a unique kind of pain. People who are widowed haven’t just lost a loved one—they’ve lost an entire lifestyle. The Loss of a Spouse Seminar is a stand-alone, two-hour GriefShare seminar offering support to grieving spouses. Held in room 237, this video-driven seminar will be facilitated by Bay Area’s GriefShare team and features expert Christian counselors, authors and pastors speaking into this topic. Cost: $5 for the Participant Guide.

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Women's Simply Retreat
Feb
2
8:30 AM08:30

Women's Simply Retreat

NEW DATE. When was the last time you were still enough to hear God speak? We invite you to experience our annual half-day retreat for women, themed “Behold Your God.” Sarah Meehan de Solorzano will lead us through a deep and thoughtful morning focused on the truths of who God is, who He says we are, and how to respond during this extended quiet time with God. Cost: $20.

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GriefShare Support Group
Feb
7
to Apr 11

GriefShare Support Group

Meets on Thursdays, 6:45-9 p.m.,February 7 through April 11 in the Deep End room.

When experiencing the loss of a loved one there is a deep, prolonged impact caused by the death of a spouse, child, family member or close friend. The griever often needs ongoing support and encouragement. This Christ-centered support group meets weekly to help those grieving by providing a safe place to walk through this time with the support of trained facilitators who have experienced loss and come through it with hope and healing. For more information, email Leanne.

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The Great Date Night
Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

The Great Date Night

Mark your calendars for a Great Date Night experience at Bay Area for all couples! Comedian John Branyan will entertain us. Don’t miss this hilarious evening full of fun, laughter and ministry. Hors d’oeuvres will be provided. This is a great opportunity to invite friends. KidCare is available for ages infant to fifth grade.

Info: leanne.lane@bayareacc.org

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Winter Meltdown
Feb
22
to Feb 24

Winter Meltdown

High school students are invited to join us for Winter Meltdown! This all-inclusive winter retreat is held at River Valley Ranch, and is an annual highlight for our high school ministry. In addition to engaging worship and teaching, students will have opportunities to do paintballing, horseback riding, ziplining, archery tag, dodgeball, and more! Registration opens on January 13 and spots are limited. The cost is 175$.

Questions? tim.agnolutto@bayareacc.org

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Vertical Weekend
Mar
22
to Mar 24

Vertical Weekend

Middle school students are invited to join us for our annual in-house retreat, Vertical Weekend! Students will engage in worship, teaching, and activities at Bay Area, and will spend Friday night at a local BACC host home with their friends and community group leaders. Additionally, meals on Saturday will be provided at the church. More details will be announced closer to the event. Registration will open on February 10 and the cost is 85$.. Questions? tim.agnolutto@bayareacc.org.

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Above All Else
Apr
13
9:00 AM09:00

Above All Else

All middle and high school aged females, and their Moms, are invited to attend a conference on purity. Join us for a day of hearing from expert speakers, discussion groups, a special event for the Mom’s and a food truck lunch. Registration will open in 2019 and more details are to follow. This event is free plus the cost of food.

Questions? Email Lauren at Lauren.gibeault@bayareacc.org

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Big Beach Weekend
Aug
2
to Aug 5

Big Beach Weekend

It’s never to early to start planning for summer! Save the date for Big Beach Weekend 2019! Join us at Harvey Cedars Bible Conference in Harvey Cedars, New Jersey, for a weekend of worship, teaching, coffee houses, tournaments and plenty of time to hang on the beach. Registration set to open in 2019.

Questions? Email Lauren Gibeault at Lauren.gibeault@bayareacc.org

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DivorceCare Surviving The Holidays Seminar
Dec
10
6:45 PM18:45

DivorceCare Surviving The Holidays Seminar

Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas? Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and that happy memories from past years can’t be recreated? The Surviving the Holidays seminar is for those who are separated or divorced. You’ll learn how to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holidays, helpful tips for surviving social events, ways to give your kids a good holiday experience, and how to discover hope for your future. Cost is $10. For more information, email Jean.

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LIFECRAFT: Decorating with Greens
Dec
3
7:00 PM19:00

LIFECRAFT: Decorating with Greens

Dreaming of fresh evergreen decorations and the scent of pine and cedar filling your home for Christmas? Master florist Megan Crout will lead us in creating a basic short garland and door swag that you will personalize, take home, and enjoy all season. Bring your own gardening shears to Dock B and wear something you don’t mind getting dirty. Cost: $20 for both decorations.

THIS EVENT IS AT CAPACITY.

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Family Christmas Blitz
Dec
2
4:30 PM16:30

Family Christmas Blitz

Join us for Blitz Christmas at Bay Area Annapolis. This event is for the whole family, and it's a great opportunity to bring your neighbors and friends. Blitz Christmas is a mashup of rocking Christmas music, extreme games and crowd participation. Your family will not want to miss this exciting, fast-paced time together. Blitz will be a fun, family Christmas memory! The cost is $5 per family. Registration is available at the door.

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Date Night Out
Nov
30
5:00 PM17:00

Date Night Out

Take time to have fun with your spouse and focus on your marriage! All couples are invited to come to the Bay Café Classroom first for a short and fun group time then you’ll be released to your date time together. There will be door prizes that you won’t want to miss! KidCare is available $10 per child, infants – 10 years old. You must register for KidCare ahead of time. Come early to drop your child(ren) then head to the Bay Café Classroom.

Info: leanne.lane@bayareacc.org

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LIFECRAFT: Decorating with Greens
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

LIFECRAFT: Decorating with Greens

THIS EVENT IS FULL. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE NEXT DATE, 12/3.

Dreaming of fresh evergreen decorations and the scent of pine and cedar filling your home for Christmas? Master florist Megan Crout will lead us in creating a basic short garland and door swag that you will personalize, take home, and enjoy all season. Bring your own gardening shears to Dock B and wear something you don’t mind getting dirty. Cost: $20 for both decorations.

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GriefShare: Surviving The Holidays Seminar
Nov
18
2:00 PM14:00

GriefShare: Surviving The Holidays Seminar

Are you dreading the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays knowing that things have changed and that happy memories from past years can’t be recreated? The GriefShare: Surviving The Holidays Seminar is for people who are grieving the loss of a loved one. You’ll learn how to deal with emotions you’ll face during the holidays, what to do about traditions and changes, and other helpful tips for surviving social events. Cost is $10.

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Family Movie Night
Nov
16
6:30 PM18:30

Family Movie Night

Bay Area families are invited to join us for a fun-filled movie night on Friday, November 16. We will be showing "The Greatest Showman" (rated PG) at 7 p.m. Admission for each family is $5 and includes popcorn, water and snacks. We'll also have a photo booth, so bring your blankets and enjoy an evening out together as a family. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

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DivorceCare Surviving The Holidays Seminar
Nov
5
6:45 PM18:45

DivorceCare Surviving The Holidays Seminar

Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas? Are you dreading these holidays, knowing that everything has changed and that happy memories from past years can’t be recreated? The Surviving the Holidays seminar is for those who are separated or divorced. You’ll learn how to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holidays, helpful tips for surviving social events, ways to give your kids a good holiday experience, and how to discover hope for your future. Cost is $10. For more information, email Jean.

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Parent Dedication
Nov
4
1:30 PM13:30

Parent Dedication

Have you committed as parents to raise your children for Jesus? Unlike a child dedication, this special ceremony marks your dedication as parents to instilling godly character in your children as you pursue Jesus together as a family. You have been entrusted with the precious gift of your child's life, and our Children's Ministry is here to partner with you as you embark  
on this discipleship journey as parents. Our Parent Dedication celebrates this important commitment with you while surrounded and supported by your friends and family.

Questions? Email Kristin.

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High School Fall Retreat
Nov
2
to Nov 4

High School Fall Retreat

High school students are invited to join us for our annual High School Fall Retreat on November 2-4! This year we’ll be traveling to Black Rock Retreat Center in Quarryville, PA. We’ll meet at Bay Area at 5:00 pm on Friday, Nov. 2, and we will return in the early afternoon on Sunday, Nov. 4. In addition to worship and teaching, this retreat will include a high ropes course, bonfires, and other group activities. The registration fee includes all transportation, meals, housing, and activity expenses, including a fall retreat shirt. Registration opens on September 23rd and the cost is 160$ Questions? tim.agnolutto@bayareacc.org.

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Costume Party
Oct
31
6:00 PM18:00

Costume Party

Our annual costume party is happening on Wednesday, October 31 from 6-8:30 pm. We’ll have pumpkin carving, fire pits, fall activities and games, and prizes for the best costumes. Students should come ready for a night of fun which will include friends, fun, and, of course, tons of candy. This is a great opportunity to invite friends. Questions?tim.agnolutto@bayareacc.org

 

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Trunk Or Treat
Oct
19
6:30 PM18:30

Trunk Or Treat

Join us at Bay Area’s largest community event of the year! Trunk or Treat is an exciting experience for the entire family. Everyone is welcome at this free event, so be sure to invite your friends and neighbors. Come in your Halloween costumes and join us for an out-of-this-world experience including decorated car trunks, tons of candy, cotton candy and a UFO encounter!

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Dementia Caregivers Support Group
Oct
14
2:00 PM14:00

Dementia Caregivers Support Group

This group meets on the second Sunday of every month from 2-3:30 p.m. in The Deep End.

Alzheimer's disease is life-changing for our loved ones and for those who are their caregivers. The Dementia Caregivers Support Group provides a safe place to connect with others who understand what you are going through. This will be a place to talk about challenges and joys, and to learn about resources.

Email Michelle Bellamy for more information.

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Pack The House
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

Pack The House

Middle and high school students don’t want to miss our Pack the House event! This is a great evening for new students to come check out Bay Area Student Ministry, and to get connected with students their own age. We’ll have food trucks, fire pits and s’mores, black light dodgeball, and more. Additionally, we’ll be kicking off a new teaching series on Friendships. Students don’t want to miss out on this event!  

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Museum of the Bible Day Trip
Oct
3
7:45 AM07:45

Museum of the Bible Day Trip

Sponsored by Bay Area's Encore Servants retirees group, this one-day bus trip to the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., is open to all. Explore the history, narrative and impact of the world’s most published book. The museum includes six floors of exhibits and artifacts that span 3,500 years. Registration price includes bus transportation, museum admission and a group tour. The bus will depart Bay Area at 7:45 a.m. and return at approximately 4 p.m. Register by September 30. Email Neal for more information.

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Christian College Fair
Oct
1
7:00 PM19:00

Christian College Fair

A Christian College Fair is coming to Bay Area! It is scheduled for Monday, October 1, 2018 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Representatives from approximately 30+ of the top Christian colleges & universities in North America will be at the fair. 

The fair will include a Financial Aid Workshop. The Financial Aid Workshop will help families in your church understand why they should consider an education at a Christian institution and what resources are available to them. For that reason, we hope you’ll not only encourage your youth to attend the fair, but invite the parents to participate as well.

If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact Tim Agnolutto- he can be reached at tim.agnolutto@bayareacc.org. You can also find more info online at www.christiancollegefairs.com.

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DivorceCare Support Group
Sep
17
6:45 PM18:45

DivorceCare Support Group

Meeting Mondays, June 18 - September 17

Mondays, 6:45-9 p.m. (please note you can join at any time. Each session is unique)
DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life's most challenging experiences. Don't go through separation or divorce alone. Bay Area Community Church's DivorceCare Support Group will begin on June 18 and meet every Monday. This ministry is being lead by trained people who understand what you are going through and want to help. There is a fee of $15 that covers your registration and the workbook.
Info: Leanne.Lane@bayareacc.org

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Middle School Fall Retreat
Sep
14
to Sep 16

Middle School Fall Retreat

Students entering grades 6-8 are invited to join us for our annual Middle School Fall Retreat! This 3-day, 2-night retreat is scheduled for September 14-16, and it will be held at Camp Wabanna in Edgewater, MD. Our 2018 retreat theme is True North, and the weekend will include worship, Biblical teaching and community group time, tons of crazy games and activities, time with friends, bonfires, and some of the best memories from their middle school years. Registration will open on Sunday, July 29. The cost is $160 and includes meals, lodging, all activities, and a retreat t-shirt. Space is limited. Questions? Contact tim.agnolutto@bayareacc.org.

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.

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GriefShare Support Group
Sep
13
to Dec 13

GriefShare Support Group

Meets on Thursdays, 6:45-9 p.m., through December 13 in the Deep End room.

GriefShare is a support group for those who have lost a spouse, child, friend or family member. Led by trained facilitators who have experienced their own time of loss, our desire is for this to be a warm and caring place. They will walk with you along your journey through grief toward healing and hope for the future. For more information, email Leanne.

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High School Block Party
Sep
9
4:00 PM16:00

High School Block Party

High school students are invited to join us for our annual Block Party event! This year’s block party will be held at Camp Barrett (1 mile past BACC on Chesterfield Rd.) and will include dinner, rec games, a bonfire, swimming, and some prizes. The Block Party is scheduled from 4-7 pm on Sunday, September 9. Students are encouraged to bring new friends and join us for this event. This event is free, however, small monetary donations to help off-set expenses can be made at the event. Questions? tim.agnolutto@bayareacc.org.

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Middle School Family Picnic
Sep
9
1:00 PM13:00

Middle School Family Picnic

Middle school students and their families are invited to join the BASM Staff on Sunday, September 9 from 1-3 pm for a Middle School Family Picnic! The picnic will be held approx. 1 mile from BACC at Camp Barrett (down Chesterfield Rd.) immediately after the last gathering ends. Join us for lunch, swimming, rec sports, and the opportunity to meet the BASM Staff and leaders for this coming year. This event and meal is free, however, families that feel led are encouraged to make a small monetary donation at the picnic to help off-set expenses. We hope that you’ll join us! Questions?tim.agnolutto@bayareacc.org

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Men's Ministry BBQ
Aug
25
3:00 PM15:00
Men

Men's Ministry BBQ

Join us for our first ever Men's Ministry BBQ on Saturday, August 25 from 3-7 p.m. in the west parking lot at our Annapolis campus. There will be door prizes, outdoor games and lots of grilled food. This event is free.

Location: West lot at the Annapolis campus

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