Save the Date: Annual Christmas Luncheon
We will celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ as a church family on Sunday, December 9, with a luncheon immediately following the worship service. Sign up sheets will be available in th Fellowship Hall in the near future.
E-Mail List Update
We are in the process of updating the WHBC e-mail contact list. If you haven't signed up to receive e-mails from the church, you can fill out the form in the fellowship hall at the church or sign-up online on this website. If you sign-up online, you have the option to select the types of e-mails you'd like to receive (i.e., class cancellations, prayer requests, Chafer Conference information, general WHBC information, Christian pro-Israel and Jewish interests).
Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child Ministry
Once again we are participating in Franklin Graham's Christmas Shoebox ministry. Please fill your shoeboxes by Sunday, November 11, Details are available in the Fellowship Hall.
Men's Prayer Breakfast and Deacons' Meeting
This month's Men's Prayer Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, November 17 and will be followed by the Deacons' Meeting. Remember your young men ages 10 and above are invited to attend and participate in the prayer breakfast.
Thanksgiving Day Bible Class
There will be no Bible class on Thanksgiving evening, November 22. Please enjoy the time with your families.
Prayer for Jeff Phipps and His Mission Trip to Brazil
Jeff Phipps will be traveling to Brazil, November 23 through December 3 to teach Galatians and Colossians in the cities of Natal and Santa Maria. He will also be meeting with a pastor to discuss the possibility of starting a Bible School in Natal. Please present for his safety, logistics, preparations, open hearts, translator accuracy, sustained voices needs before the throne of Grace. The team will have 68 one-hour lessons to cover in ten days.
Sunday School Helpers Needed
If you have even an inkling of desire to communicate truth to our young people, we have an opportunity for you. Come observe our Sunday School classes and see if you'd like to participate in this vital ministry within WHBC.
Keeping Worshippers Safe Inside the Church
HPD, pastors brainstorm church security after Sutherland Springs
WHBC church leadership is implementing additional security procedures since the shootings at First Baptist in Sutherland Springs. Several of our leaders attended a recent seminar sponsored by the Houston Police Department for awareness and training.
Some security procedures have already been implemented while others are being developed at this time.
Chafer Seminary Training for YOU – Tuition Free!
Have you ever thought about taking a seminary-level course to expand your biblical study skills or knowledge of Scripture and theology? Or, do you desire to learn more about biblical or church history? How about learning some Greek or Hebrew?
Maybe your focus is not on being a pastor, but you teach Sunday School or are in church leadership. Here’s a wonderful opportunity for you.
If you are a member of West Houston Bible Church then you can take up to two Chafer Theological Seminary (CTS) course offerings tuition free. CTS has a partnership program whereby members of churches that contribute beyond a certain amount to CTS each year can take courses tuition free (maximum of two courses per student per semester). You just need to cover the cost of the registration fee ($30) plus any textbooks required for the course.
Registration for the Spring semester is under way.