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 Services:

Lord, Teach Me to Pray by Kay Arthur - Led by Holli Greiner.   (Fellowship Hall)

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

Marriage Class - Stand alone classes from the different marriages in the Bible.  Our first lesson will be about Peter's wife and marriage.  Each week will be a discussion on different marriages in the Bible.  

On Sunday, September 5th, we will begin a new class with Chip Ingram material.  Everyone is welcome to attend this class which meets in the Whosoever Will Sunday School Classroom downstairs.  Led by Doug and Barbara Harrell.

BCBCU - Pure Bible Study as participants will share truths learned from the Scriptures through prayer and study during the week. If you are not a part of one of the other classes, please join this class. (Something Special SS Classroom)

Ladies Class - For those not involved in another class, you may wish to join with Jessica Williams and Tami Hedrick.  They will have various teachers and speakers. (Janet Miller's classroom)

Wednesday Evening Classes for Children & Youth
"Team Jesus"
6:30 - 7:30pm

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

Bible Drill Practice Sunday 6:00pm 

Wee Drillers - Ages 4-7 (Martha Burleson & Wendy Cannon)

Brian Center Ministry 

Taking snacks for the month of August is Susan Michael.  

Individual wrapped snacks are needed for 60 residents and could be Gold Fish, Animal Crackers, peanut butter crackers, etc.  You would take the snacks the 3rd week of the month.

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 August 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: October 2, 2021
Time: To be announced
Location: Fellowship Hall

Deacon's Meeting

Date:  Every Sunday Morning
Time:  8:15 am

Card Groups

Date:  To be announced
Time: 5:00pm


Date: To be announced
Time: To be announced


ALL Awana Classes are held on Wednesday nights.
Wednesday, 6:30 - 7:30pm

All kids will go directly to classes.

Bring your children to be a part of this wonderful program!

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

Time: To be announced

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

** Please plan to serve around 25 people


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

"Pack The Pig" was a great success!

Together, we loaded the school bus with food and school supplies for needy children.  The items were packed and divided among the schools in Mitchell County.  

Thank you to everyone who contributed and made this a success!  A very special "thank you" to Karen and Dean Duncan, who came up with the idea and packed and delivered the items to the schools!

Mitchell County Schools Food Box

With school having started, we will once again be collecting food items to be distributed between all schools in Mitchell County.  Food items needed are: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 squeeze bottles)
individually wrapped packs of animal crackers or goldfish

Please bring items to church and place under double bulletin boards..
Following a recent auto accident, Stacey & Lori Burleson are both now at home.  If you would like to send them a card, their address is:
Stacey & Lori Burleson
4294 Hwy 226S
Bakersville, NC  28705
(daughter & son-in-law of Tommy & Reva Willis)
Singing Camp at Bear Creek
Date:  Postponed - to be rescheduled
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.
We welcome into the fellowship of Bear creek Baptist Church Gene & Kellie Dooley.

We welcome into the fellowship of Bear Creek Baptist Church Miss Holland Atkins, daughter of Deanna Atkins, granddaughter of Dean & Donna Gouge.
To An Awesome Church Family,
What can we say other than thank you, thank you, thank you.  You have once again shown what a loving, caring and generous church family you are.  We want to thank everyone who had a part in organizing, donating & delivering supplies from our "Pack the Pig" project.  These school supplies and food items have been distributed to all the schools in Mitchell County to give to those children who need a little extra help.
A donation has been given to our Building Fund in memory of Vicky Hoilman from Donna & Henry Tunks.
To Our Wonderful Church Family,
Thank you for everything you all do for us, most of all for your prayers.
With love,
Bill & Marie Young
Bear Creek Church Family,
     Thank you for all your thoughtfulness.  Thank you all for your prayers over the past week.  It is nice to know that I have such a loving church family, in the darkest days of Covid, I still knew my church family was praying for me.  Thank you all so much.
Jennifer Gibson
Dear Bear Creek Church,
     Please use this check for the upkeep of the cemetery.  That is where my parents, Fred & Lillian Willis rest in peace.  Also, I thank you for sending me the weekly Newsletter.
Donald D. Willis
Granite Falls, NC
"Rocky Railway"

VBS Classes - Wed, Thur Classes postponed to future date
6:00 - 8:30pm
Preschool dismisses at 8:00pm
Adult Class, 7:00pm

Commencement & Family Night
Postponed to future date

 We have classes for all ages!!!

If you have any questions about our VBS, please contact Christy Young, Rev. Bruce Cannon or the church office.

Nursery workers are needed for the 10:45 am & 6:00 pm Worship Services.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact Melissa Dale at  385-2703.

Items for the month of July & August are school supplies - crayons, pencils, colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, paper, notebooks, pens, markers, rulers, colored paper, crafts, drawstring backpacks.

Any and all donations of supplies and money is greatly appreciated.  Thank you for being a part of spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ to children all over the world!  Monetary donations can be given to Karla Buchanan or Savannah Miller.

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, for the 8:30 am Sunday Morning Services
...Lorie Jarrett, 385-2420, for the 11:00am Sunday Morning Service
...Eddie Duncan, 467-0950, for the 6:30pm Wednesday Evening Service

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

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!