9:00am - Sunday School - masks optional
10:00am - Morning Worship Service - masks optional

Sunday Evening Classes - 6:00pm

Wednesday Midweek Service - 6:30pm in the Sanctuary
6:30pm - Youth meet

Hand sanitizer and masks will be available for your use.  

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

You may view us online at
You Tube
services are also available on Facebook.
The services are also archived and may be viewed at a later time.

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.

Sunday Evening Classes:

Lord, I Want To Know You by Kay Arthur - Led by Holli Greiner.   (Janet Miller's classroom)

Biblical Manhood - Led by Lonnie Speight.  Participants will learn what the Bible teaches about true, biblical manhood. (Sanctuary)

Chip Ingram's Marriage Class -   Meets in the Fellowship Hall.  Led by Doug and Barbara Harrell.
  Doug & Barbara's class began a new study on Sunday, January 2, 2022, 6:00pm.  Cost is about $30.00 per couple and includes book and 2 study books.  If interested, please sign up on the double bulletin board as soon as possible so books can be ordered.  Any questions, please contact Doug or Barbara Harrell.

"Bloodline" - This lineage of Jesus from Genesis to Revelation, taught by Pastor Bruce, meets in the Something Special Classroom (beside Secretary's Office.)

"I Will Not Bend, I Will Not Bow", Bible Study on the book of Daniel - Taught by Jeannie & Terry Eplee will meet in Irene Sparks' Sunday School Classroom. (Across from the fellowship hall.)

Children & Youth Classes - meet at 6:00pm
Wee Drillers Bible Drill (ages 4 - 8) Meet at 6:00pm, taught by Martha Burleson & Wendy Cannon.
Bible Drill Practice for grades 4 - 6 meet on Wednesday evenings, 6:00p.m. (No Sunday practices) (taught by Sheila Speight & Sherry Bartlett).

Wednesday Evening Classes for Children & Youth
"Team Jesus" 
6:30 - 7:30pm
Teachers and workers are still needed for these classes.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact Dale Buchanan or Christy Young.

Age 3 - Kindergarten - Wendy Boone & Nikki Webb
Grades 1 & 2 - Jean Stamey & Jay Carver
Grade 3 - Sherry Bartlett & Sheila Speight
Grades 4 & 5 - Susan Michael
Grade 6 - Caleb & Savannah Miller
Youth Class - Youth Leaders

Brian Center Ministry   

Goodies are needed for the Brian Center.

We have been asked to provide goodies to the Brian Center once a month. You can contact the Brian Center at 765-7312, they will meet you at the main door to pick up these goodies.

Needed are individually wrapped snacks for 65 residents and could be Gold Fish, Animal Crackers, peanut butter crackers, low sugar granola bars, etc.  You would take the snacks the 3rd week of the month.

Taking snacks to the Brian Center for the month of May is Kathy Young.

If you would like to be a part of this ministry, please sign up on the double bulletin board and call the church office, 688-4331, for details.

Journey and Stand Firm Available

Please come by the church and pick up the May issues of Journey and Stand Firm.
They are on the table in the vestibule and on the table across from the double bulletin boards.  There are also Open Windows on the tables.

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

Date:  June 4, 2022

Time: 8:00am
Location: Fellowship Hall
Cooks need to be at the church by 7:00am.

Deacon's Meeting

Date:  Every Sunday Morning
Time:  8:15 am

Card Groups

Date:  To be Announced
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.

Adult Choir Practice

Date:  Every Sunday
           (Exception would be if there is no evening service)
Time:  4:30 p.m.

Anyone interested in joining the choir is invited to attend.

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  

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

Meal Schedule

May 19 - Susan Michael, Karla Buchanan, Stella Thomas & Amy Thomas
May 26 - Berry Chapel Baptist Church

** Please plan to serve around 30 people


Please remember to call, visit & pray for our shut-ins & homebound.
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!

Sing Unto the Lord!!!

If you would like to sing for one of our Worship Services please contact --
...Wanda Duncan, 688-2422 or 385-3177 or Lorie Jarrett, 385-2420, for the 10:00am Sunday Morning Service
...Eddie Duncan, 467-0950, for the 6:30pm Wednesday Evening Service

Singing Camp at Bear Creek
Date:  Date to be determined
10:00am - ???

Singing Camp is being offered to Adult Choir Members or anyone who would like to sing with our Adult Choir.  Wanda Duncan & Rhonda Gouge will be teaching harmony, parts and working on choir songs.  Their goal is to help our choir to sing to the very best of their ability.

Lunch will be provided.
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.

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.

Super Summer Sundays
Super Summer Sundays begins Sunday night, June 5, 6:00pm.  We will be having different speakers and events each Sunday night thru August 7th.  A list of speakers will be posted when complete.
We welcome into the fellowship of Bear Creek Baptist Church the following new members:
Alfred & June Cornett
Michael Miller
Danielle Breedin
Steral & Brenda Franklin
Tina Hughes
Kedren Hughes
Kylee Hughes
It's Almost That Time!!!

VBS Workers Needed!!!

If you would like to volunteer to work in Vacation Bible School in any way this year, please sign up on the double bulletin boards.  Dates for VBS are Sunday, June 12th - Friday, June 17th, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
2022 Graduation Recognition Service
Date:  May 22, 2022
Time:  10:00AM

We will be honoring our High School Graduates and recognizing our College Graduates on Sunday, May 22nd, 10:00 a.m..
2022 Graduates
Elizabeth Bonaminio
Zayda Carver
Connor Buchanan
Joshua Hannel
Carson Phillips

College Graduates
Makayla Phillips
Garrett Buchanan
Jason Burleson
Jesse Pitman

Congratulations and God's Blessings to our 2022 Graduates!!

Date:  May 22, 2022
Time:  5:00pm
Location:  Something Special Sunday school Classroom (beside Linda's office)

Members of the Church Council are Pastor Bruce, Dale Buchanan, Linda Duncan, Rhonda Burleson, Nora Nell Jarrett, Wanda Duncan Jamie Miller, Kenneth Pitman, Danny Willis, Chris Pitman, Time Greene & Lonnie Speight.
5th Sunday Night Singing
Rhonda Gouge
Tribute to Those Who Have Passed Away
Date:  May 29, 2022
Time:  6:00pm

Providing the special music will be Rhonda Gouge, Isaac & Abigail Shuford (son & daughter of Bryan & Melissa Shuford), Kathy Kuhne, Sam McKinney & Liam Pippert.

After the singing, we will have a special time of fellowship in honor of Pastor Bruce's birthday which is Monday, May 30th.  Ladies are asked to bring finger goods and goodies.
Church-wide Meal & Family Life Center Dedication
Sunday, August 14th (***Please Note New Date***)
following the Morning Worship Service
(more info at a later date)
Beaver Creek Baptist Church has begun a new ministry, "Never Alone." This ministry group is for widows and widowers.  Meetings will be the first Thursday of each month, 2:00pm in the Beaver Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.  Light refreshments will be served.  Contact info:  Stephanie Pitman at SPITMAN15@YAHOO.COM or 828-385-2122.
~~Birthday Calendar~~

We are updating our birthday calendar!!! If we do not have your birthdays, please contact the church office at 688-4331.
Youth and Parents - Unfortunately and unexpectedly the dates for Caswell have changed.  The new dates are July 11th - 16th.  For more information, please contact Rev. Dale Buchanan.
Never2Scarred Hope House is now open and in need of additional volunteers.  You can go website and fill out an online application. Someone will contact you to discuss volunteer opportunities.

For more information, please contact Jessica Williams at 828-467-7243.

~ Never2Scarred Hope House Needs ~
The following is a list of items needed to have on hand when the Hope House is opened for housing.  If you can provide any of these items, please contat Jessica Williams, 828-467-7243, to arrange a time to meet you at the Hope House.  We alse have a tote under the double bulletin boards in the hallway for these items.

Items needed:  New Bibles, journals, pens, pencils, note tablets, color pencils, shampoo, conditioner, body soap, hairbrushes, toothbrushes, body wash.

Join Our Class!!
We have a Sunday School class for our young adults.  Please contact Joey Phillips, 385-6030, or Missy Phillips, 385-6031, for more information.  We would love to have you, so please come and check it out, Sunday mornings, 9:00am.
***This has been postponed to a later date to be determined.***
 For more information on this event, please contact Danny Willis.
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Month-By-Month Collection:
Items being collected for the month of May are clothing items sizes 2-4T through 14-16 years old, T-shirts, sundresses, flip flops, socks, underwear, sunglasses.
Please see list on double bulletin board to see the Month-By-Month listing.
Serving Outside the Walls of the Church
  There are many lonely people outside the walls of the church.  We need men and women who are willing to go teach a Sunday School lesson, stay with a homebound one so the care giver can attend church, and minister to widows or widowers who are lonely by having monthly meetings just to talk, go out to lunch, Bible Study, etc. If you are interested in this ministry or if you have any questions please contact the church office or Nora Nell Jarrett.

"We need to live with urgency today for what matters forever.  We do not have time to waste." (taken from the book, Something Needs to Change, by David Platt)
Date: To Be Announced
Time:  6:30pm
Mitchell County Schools Food Box

We are collecting food items to be distributed between all schools in Mitchell County.  Please male sure they are pop top cans. A lot of children do not have can openers.
Food items needed are:

pop tarts
granola bars
pop top cans of fruits, applesauce, vegetables, ravioli, spaghetti, soups, etc.
pudding cups
fruit cups
ritz crackers
graham crackers
mac & cheese boxes
peanut butter (plastic jar)
jelly (plastic jar)
individually wrapped packs of animal crackers or goldfish

Please bring items to church and place under double bulletin boards.
Monetary donations can be given to Susan Michael or Linda Duncan.
To Bear Creek Church & My Celebrate Recovery Family,
     As I write this, it has been a week since my surgery.  Not a day has gone by that I have not been contacted by the church or the CR family to check on me.  Pastor Bruce was there to pray with me before my surgery and then after my surgery.
     Since I have returned home to recuperate, someone from Bear Creek Church or Celebrate Recovery has been by to bring food, pray with me, or just encourage me.
     I just wanted to say publicly what a wonderful thing is going on at Bear Creek Baptist Church.  Words cannot express my love and gratitude to the people who, through Christ, have created such an entity.  I feel so grateful.  May God bless and keep all of you in His loving arms.

Dean Hicks
Nursery workers are needed forour Wednesday evening service at 6:30pm and also for our Sunday evening classes, 6:00pm.

If you would like to volunteer to stay in the Nursery with our little folks, please contact Melissa Dale or the church office.

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