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Posted: March 28, 2013 10:05 p.m.

BBC Bike-A-Thon 2013

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This year, the Children's Ministry planned their first ever Bike-A-Thon to help raise money for missionaries.

Each year, Berean Baptist Church takes up an offering for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. The full amount of this offering goes to missionaries associated with the North American Mission Board for salaries and ministry supplies. This in turn enables missionaries to help others hear the message of Christ in hopes of them responding in faith to his offer of salvation.

This year, the Children’s Ministry planned their first ever Bike-A-Thon to help raise money for the offering. The church-wide goal was set at $1,100, so the goal of the Children’s Ministry was set at $300.

On March 9, 15 children began an hour-long trek on their bikes to see how many laps they could complete. Every lap completed earned each child a bracelet. At the end of the hour, a bracelet count was done. The total laps combined were 565!

On March 10, the Children’s Ministry presented the church with a check for $1,518. This was more than three times their goal.

Berean Baptist Church of Covington is a bible believing, mission minded church. It is an honor to involve the children in missions so that they learn about the importance of giving and portray the love of Jesus.

For more information about Berean Baptist Church, located at 20 Old Social Circle Road, Social Circle, GA 30025, please visit acts1711.org.

Sunday school starts at 9:15 a.m. Morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. and evening worship is at 5:30 p.m.

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