COME MEET OUR INTERIM PASTOR DR. BRIAN BREWER
Sunday, September 22, 10:00 a.m.
Dr. Brian C. Brewer centers his research and teaching on the Reformation and post-Reformation periods of Christianity. Much of his writing has focused on sacramental theology within Anabaptist writings, Martin Luther’s works, and that of other reformers in the sixteenth century and the subsequent Free Church movements. He is the author of Martin Luther and the Seven Sacraments: A Contemporary Protestant Reappraisal (Baker Academic) and A Pledge of Love: The Anabaptist Sacramental Theology of Balthasar Hubmaier (Paternoster Press). He is also co-editor with David M. Whitford of the forthcoming volume, Calvin and the Early Reformation (E.J. Brill) and editor of the book, Distinctly Baptist: Proclaiming Identity in a New Generation (Judson). Brewer has contributed dozens of articles to such journals as Harvard Theological Review, Evangelical Quarterly, Mennonite Quarterly Review, and Perspectives in Religious Studies.
A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Dr. Brewer holds a B.A. in religion from Baylor University. His M.Div. Degree is from the George W. Truett Theological Seminary, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was the very first graduate of the institution. Dr. Brewer subsequently earned a Master of Theology in Homiletics and Worship from Princeton Theological Seminary and also a Master of Philosophy and the Ph.D. Degree, both in historical theology, from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.
A seasoned pastor, Brewer served as senior pastor of Northminster Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi and as pastor offspring Creek Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Additionally, he has served as interim pastor to churches throughout the region. Dr. Brewer is a member of the Doctrine and Unity Commission of the Baptist World Alliance. Previously, he was an adjunct professor of history at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey. Upon joining the faculty at Truett Seminary, Brewer became the first alumnus of the institutions to be elected as a professor.
Dr. Brewer continues to stay connected to local congregations as a preacher and conference speaker, recognizing both preaching and teaching as his Christian calling.
Tuesday, September 17, 7:00 p.m.
The Deacons' Meeting occurs on the third Tuesday of every month.
ROBC Prayer Ministry
If you sense the Holy Spirit leading you to broaden your prayer life, we hope you will become a part of the ROBC Prayer Ministry. The Living God is calling His people, called by His name, to intercede for the needs of His world. The group will be praying for our church, its members, and our contemporary "Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria and even to the remotest part of the Earth." Acts 1:8
We meet weekly in the Chapel on Wednesday mornings at 8:30 AM. This is super casual. Come in workout clothes or on your way to work. If you can only be there for a bit, no problem. Just come and go as you can.
We also meet weekly in the Men's Bible Study (Fellowship Hall C) at 9:30 AM, prior to Sunday 10:00 AM Worship.
We are incredibly excited about strengthening the prayer ministry in the life of our church. We hope you will join us during one or both of these dates!
Monthly Mission Opportunity
CCSC's Southwest Emergency Services
(food pantry services)
St. Luke's United Methodist Church, Gethsemane Campus
6856 Bellaire Boulevard Houston, TX 77074
Saturdays in 2019 from 8:45AM - 12:00PM
September 28, October 26, November 23, December 28
River Oaks Baptist and St. Paul Presbyterian Churches are teaming up to serve in the food pantry. Southwest Emergency Services serves clients in crisis who live in zip codes 77031, 77036, 77072 and 77074 by providing a five day supply of food for people experiencing hunger or food insecurity. Clients can also be referred to other agencies for long-term assistance. The food pantry managers and dedicated volunteers come from local Christian churches in the area.
If you are interested in helping, please contact Czarena Siebert at firstname.lastname@example.org. She can give you the necessary training materials for the varous volunteer positions, or you may show up and shadow an ROBC volunteer. All are welcome, so bring a friend! This is also a fun and rewarding way for young people to earn community service hours.
The ROBC Church App
Why a Church App?
-Stay connected to ROBC during the week
- Reminders of special events
- Weather (Hurricanes, Ice, Storms)
- Important information needing to be shared ASAP
-Quick access to the church calendar
What is in the App?
-Calendar of church activities
-Push notifications or Text Messages
- Targeted groups
-Audio files of sermons
-Prayer request form
-Opportunity for online giving
-Many other features we may add in the future!
How do I get the App?
Go to your phone's app store and search for River Oaks Baptist Church
Or follow one of the following links:
iPhone App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/river-oaks-baptist-church/id1385757875
The app is FREE!