Sunday Mornings:
8:30am - Early Worship Service - You must wear a mask! Masks will be available
10:00am - Sunday School
11:00am - Worship Service II

Sunday Evening Service - 6:00pm

Wednesday Midweek Service - 6:30pm in the Sanctuary
7:00pm - Youth meeting on Zoom (Dale)
                  5th & 6th grades on Zoom (Veronica)

All services will be based on social distancing.  Alternate rows of pews will be left vacant.  Ushers will be at the doors to open them for you.  Hand sanitizer and masks will be available for your use.  Only the Ushers will touch the offering plates.

We will NOT have Nursery, Children's Church or Toddler Time. 

If you are unable to attend services, we will also have online services each Sunday morning, Sunday evening, and Wednesday evening.

To view us online go to: and search for
bear creek baptist 327 (lower case letters).
Services are also available on Facebook. Go to BCBC Soundroom and wait for the live service to come up. The services are also archived and may be viewed at a later time.

CR Services are on Tuesday evening at 7:00pm and may be viewed on Facebook. "Broken Chains" is also on Bear Creek CR every Tuesday evening. Just look for Bear Creek CR.

If you do not have internet capabilities we can provide a copy of the Sunday morning services on DVD.  If you do not have a DVD player we can provide you one at no cost to you. Please call the church office to request a copy of services.

Brian Center Ministry

We are asking for volunteers to put together a box of snacks and just drop them off at the front door of the Brian Center. If you wish, you may include devotionals, word puzzle books, etc. There are an estimated 100 residents in the Brian Center.

Acceptable snacks include: Gold Fish, Animal Crackers, peanut butter crackers. The snacks need to be individually wrapped. (You can do 100 of one snack or do a mixture for 100 total individual snacks.)

The Married #1 Class (Janet Miller, Teacher) takes snacks the first week of each month. It is suggested that those who sign up take them on the third week of each month.

Snacks will be provided:
-- for the month of June by Pastor Bruce and Wendy Cannon
-- for the month of July by Eddie and Linda Duncan, Lori and Tim Renfro
-- for the month of August by Helen Dogariu and Susan Michael
-- for the month of September by Chris and Christy Young
-- for the month of October by Charlene Farrell and Carey Riddle

A sign up sheet has been placed on the double bulletin board to sign up to provide these snacks the third week of each month.

Joint Prayer Time

We will have prayer at 9:30am in the Sanctuary on the third Sunday of each month. - Postponed until future notice

Journey and Stand Firm Available

Please come by the church and pick up the July issues of Journey and Stand Firm.
They are onn the table in the vestibule and on the table across from the double bulletin boards.  There are also summer quarter (June, July & August) Open Windows on the tables.

The Landing Class-On Hold Until Further Notice

The Landing Class began Sunday, March 1st, 6:00pm.
Ages 12 - 17
This class meets each Sunday night, 6:00pm. We will also be having our Youth Class with LUG leaders.


Date: To Be Announced
Time: 6:00pm

Bible Study for the women will meet in the sanctuary and the men will meet in the fellowship hall.

Easter Drama - "It's All About The Lamb"

Postponed until future notice

Easter Drama Meeting/Practice

Date: To Be Announced
Time: 4:30pm

Associational Bible Drills & Speakers Tournament

Date: Postponed to future date
Location: Bear Creek Baptist Church
Children & Youth Drills
Registration: 9:30am
Drills: 10:00am
If you have questions, please contact Heather Bonaminio, 766-0953, our associational Bible Drill Director.

Leaders, you will be able to register your participants online for the State Convention at Go to ministries at the bottom of the page and click on Bible Drills. Please do this before you come to the associational drills.

Please be much in prayer for the children, youth and Bible Drill leaders as they prepare for these drills.

School Zone Challenge

Every time you see a school zone, use it as a prayer zone to pray for students, teachers, administrators and anyone else that impacts the lives of STUDENTS!


Our Building Fund Offering will be received on the first Sunday of the month. Building Fund Envelopes are in the Sunday School Office and in the pews.
What a wonderful opportunity this is to be able to give back to the Lord in furthering His Kingdom!

Brotherhood Breakfast, Fellowship & Workday

Date: August 1, 2020 (Brotherhood will not meet on Saturday, July 4th)
Time: 8:00am
Location: Fellowship Hall
Cooks need to be at the church at 7:00am.
All men and boys are invited to attend!

Deacon's Meeting

Date: Sunday Mornings
Time: 8:00am

Card Groups

Date: Card Groups will not meet again until Sunday, July 5th.
Time: To be announced

Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced

Our Services Are Live On The Internet

Our services may be viewed live on Sunday and also older services may be viewed by going to and searching for
bear creek baptist 327

If you are unable to join us in person please join us online as we worship our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Zoe's Fund

For those interested in contributing to Zoe's Fund, it will be ongoing to help local children in need. You may mail or take checks to Jamie M. Miller, CPA at 1136 Greenwood Road, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. ;Please make checks out to Zoe's Fund.

Zoe Ashlyn Ellis Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship has been established at Mayland Community College in memory of Zoe Ellis. Donations may be mailed to Mayland Community College Foundation, c/o Margaret Earley-Thiele, P.O. Box 547, Spruce Pine, NC 28777. Please memo checks to Zoe Ashlyn Ellis Memorial College Fund. Thank you for your contributions.


Please remember to call, visit & pray for our shut-ins & homebound.
Because of mowing season, flowers placed on the graves at Decoration will remain for one week.  After this time all flowers, except the arrangement on the tombstone, will be removed.

Bible Class - Relocated

The Bible Class Sunday School Class (Bud Young, teacher) is now meeting in the church library.

Sparks Awana Class

The Sparks Awana class will have summer activities on Tuesday nights at 6:30pm,, beginning on June 9th.

Attention Sunday School Teachers

As  some of our Sunday School classes are starting to meet again, please note that we will use our Spring (March - May) literature.  If you picked up the literature for the Summer Quarter, (June - August), please hold on to it.  We will use it for the next quarter. Any questions, contact the church office, 688-4331.

Please begin Sunday's lesson (June 7) with the March 22 lesson in Spring Quarter literature.  Thank you!

Online Church Photo Directory

Did you know? We now have an online Church Photo Directory. It is found on this website. Simply click on the "About" tab which will open up a drop down menu. Click on "Directory". 

The online Directory is password protected as it does contain names and addresses of our members. When you click on "Directory" you will be asked for a password. This password may be obtained by contacting me (Wendy Cannon) in person or by text or phone at 828-467-5557 or by calling Linda Duncan in the church office.

Please check out this Directory. I have found photos for most of our members. Please check out your photo. If you are not happy with your photo, you can send me a new one. If you have a more current photo, you can send me the new one. Just email or text the new photo to or 828-467-5557.

Please let me know if I have accidentally omitted someone from the Directory and I will certainly add them. Thank you!

Wendy Cannon

Nominating Committee Information

It is time for the Nominating Committee to be in full swing. Due to the current situation the Nominating Committee will not be functioning as usual. We will be keeping the same Nominating Committee members as last year.

We are also requesting that those who served in positions last year such as Sunday School teachers, etc., will keep their position(s) for another year. If there are changes that need to be made or if there are teachers who can no longer keep their current positions, please contact a member of the Nominating Committee. Thank you!
Online Giving Now Available

Online giving to Bear Creek Baptist Church is now available on the Give page of this website or on the app version. We have completed testing and are now ready to use both of these program. Both of these options are secure.

To give through this we site simple go to the Give tab and follow the instructions on the bottom right portion of the page.

To access the app version simply go to

If you would like to mail your tithe to the church, the address is
Bear Creek Baptist Church
327 Bear Creek Church Road
Bakersville, NC 28705
and of course, your tithe may be given during our Sunday morning worship services.

Your Tithes and Offerings make the ministry of Bear Creek Baptist Church possible. Thank you!

Wild Game Dinner

When: Postponed until future date
Location: Bear Creek Church Fellowship Hall
Time: Games at 4:00pm
Meal at 5:00pm

Bring your favorite wild game dish or just your favorite dish and join us for some good food and lots of fun for kids and adults.
Guest Speaker: Kenny Adcock
Director of Truett Conference Center and Camp
Hayesville, NC
Games include archery, sling shots, BB guns, and rifle shootings (will be supervised)
Please send your trophy pictures to be put on the screen to
Also, please bring any old football or cheerleading pictures to put on display.
Any questions, contact Lonnie Speight.


The email address for Bear Creek Baptist Church is Emails sent to that address will be received by Linda Duncan, Church Secretary.


The dates for Caswell this year is July 20, 2020 to July 25, 2020. Please keep watch for further information as it becomes available.

Bible Drill Practice Sunday 6:00pm - Postponed until further notice

Wee Drillers - Ages 4-7 (Martha Burleson & Wendy Cannon)
Children - Grades 3 - 6 (Sherri Buchanan, Heather Bonaminio, Pam Pitmin)
Youth & High School - Grades 7 - 12 (Sheila Speight & Britney Carver)

Adult Choir Practice

Date: To be announced
Time: 4:30 pm
All choir members are encouraged to be here if possible.
Anyone interested in joining the choir is invited to attend.

Community Women's Prayer Breakfast

Dates: To be announced
Time: 8:00am
Location: DT's in downtown Spruce Pine.
All ladies are invited!!

Operation Christmas Child Shoebox

Month-By-Month Collection

This year, we want to collect items for the shoeboxes monthly.
Items for July & August - crayones, pencils, colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, paper, pens, markers, rulers, colored paper, crafts, drawstring backpacks.  

A box has been placed under the double bulletin boards for these items. Thank you for being a part of spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ to children all over the world.  Any and all donations of supplies and money is greatly appreciated.
Any questions, please contact Karla Buchanan or Savannah Miller.

Pop Tart/Breakfast Bars Food Drive for Mitchell County Schools

Food Pantry Items Needed: There is an ongoing collection of non-perishable food items to be taken to the food pantries in Mitchell County schools. The food box is located under the double bulletin board in the hallway outside the fellowship hall. Items needed are pop tarts, breakfast bars, peanut butter, saltine crackers, graham crackers, pudding or jello cups, pop top meals such as spaghetti, ravioli, soups, etc. Make sure they are pop top cans, a lot of the children do not have can openers. If you would like to give a monetary donation, please contact Karen or Dean Duncan.

Celebrate Recovery

Every Thursday
Meal: 6:15pm
Worship: 7:00pm
Celebration Place For Kids - 7:00pm
Small Groups: 8:00pm
CR Seekers Sunday School
Sunday Morning: 9:45am in the *FELLOWSHIP HALL*  or Tune to Facebook - Bear Creek CR - or view on BCBC Soundroom  (*Note New Location)

For more information contact Rev. Bruce Cannon, 828-467-5416, Josh Wise, 828-385-0061 or Jessica Williams, 828-467-7243.

Meal Schedule

July 2 - Kyle & Rebecca Duncan, Norma Helms, Bert Hannel
July 9 - Danny & Lorie Jarrett, Joyce & Addy Greene, Claude & Carolyn McKinney

Echoes of Praise Choir Practice

Every Wednesday
Time: 5:00pm

Connecting to the Internet

Want to connect to the Internet? Connecting to the Internet is easy at Bear Creek. Our password is bcbc28705 under Bear Creek guest.

Awana-On Hold Until Further Notice

6:00 - 7:20pm Awana
Includes meal and classes!
Bring your children to be a part of this wonderful program!