How to Resolve Conflict

August 1, 2018 

This week, we look at how we can be transformed. We are taught in Sunday School that God helps us in our troubles, but why do we need to suffer? Join us this Sunday. Please pray this prayer with me this week:

Oh Father God who made me, open my eyes that I may see your hand in all of your works this day and most especially in those you have made in your image. Oh Lord Christ, open my heart that I may see your holy presence surrounding me; blanket me in an impenetrable luminous cloud of godly love. Oh Holy Spirit, let me hear your voice like the uninterrupted roar of a great waterfall that cannot be silenced and cannot be stopped and cannot be overcome by any temptation of flesh.

Draw my heart back to your love the instant I begin to hate. If I am proud, drown my pride in your glory. Teach me to be careful in nothing when it comes to you, Holy God, and let me know and shine forth the truth: that all things are possible in Your Son, Our Redeemer, Jesus Christ.

August 2 and August 5
How to Resolve Conflict
Matthew 18:15

August 9 and August 12
Barriers to Discipleship
Matthew 19:16-30

Last week’s sermon video

Last summer, a group from Brunswick Church attended the Global Leadership Summit and walked away with fresh knowledge, insight, and ideas as to how we can better serve our Lord, our community and ourselves. This annual summit is being held Thursday, August 9 & Friday, August 10 at Grace Fellowship in Halfmoon. The cost is currently $209 per person and there are discounts available for students, teachers, and veterans. Please contact Office Manager Colleen Lais if you are interested in going. 

Men interested in joining a study?
Join us Monday evenings at 7 pm
The Monday night Men’s Bible Study group is currently studying The Reason for God Video Series by Tim Keller. All men are welcome. For more information, contact Will Asher at 518-279-9491. We will be meeting every Monday from 7 pm to 8:30 pm in the downstairs community room below the Sanctuary.

Last year the deacons distributed over 200 backpacks filled with school supplies to area children in need. We are once again distributing backpacks for the upcoming school year.  We are in need of donated supplies.  Please visit the table in the commons and take a tag and purchase the supplies listed.

Return them to the table by August 5th.  Monetary donations are also welcome and appreciated. Please specify “backpack project” on your check.  Distribution will take place on Saturday, August 18th, from 9:30-11 in the church commons. Thank you for your generous support of this ministry.

Giving for the week of
July 29th, 2018


Giving this week……………………………..$10,750
Weekly budgeted need…………………….$15,000

YTD Giving…………………………………….$411,350
YTD Budgeted Need……………………….$450,000


Thanks be to God for a blessed offering this week!

From our counters:  If you are using an envelope, please write your number (even better – also include your name!) on the envelope. We appreciate this, especially with cash donations. If you are writing a check, we ask that you also include the number on the memo line. These small steps help to ensure accurate recording.

Online giving can help support your intentions to maintain your commitment to serve others in our giving, even when life gets busy! Click here to learn more!

Important information for those who choose to give online. The system only allows donations to be set up for a specific period of time. Please be aware that once that time ends the donations will stop without notification. Some of our members have found that their tithing ended without their knowing. It is important to always review your scheduled donations and update the information with any changes in bank or credit card information. If you have any questions, contact Bob Schmidt at

What is with this hashtag that keeps popping up? We will share this with you soon. Hint: it has to do with our fall sermon series…

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