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MARCH 2024

The ByneLine communicates what we celebrate, what we do, and how we do it with unity, purpose, and passion!

Our 2nd Annual Night To Shine was truly unforgettable, leaving a lasting impression on all who participated and volunteered. It was a remarkable and touching occasion, witnessing love and positivity transcending from one room to another, showcasing the divine presence at Byne. The joy on the faces of our VIP guests and the dedication of the hardworking volunteers, who collaborated tirelessly to ensure the event's success, made it an exceptional Night to Shine. Here's to a fantastic event and we eagerly anticipate the next one!


Byne Youth and Gillionville Youth are teaming up from March 8-10 to organize DNOW.The current cost is $60.
DNOW is a weekend retreat dedicated to rejuvenating and energizing middle and high school students. Participants will engage in both small and large group studies, enjoy lively worship sessions, and partake in exciting recreational activities with other teenagers. Throughout the weekend, students will stay in host-homes and on the Gillionville campus. This event is a highlight of the year, and we would love for you to join us!

We look forward to having our kids (K5 & up) join us for worship one Sunday each month, usually on the last Sunday. They can participate in various ways, such as leading music, praying, and engaging with the message. Don't forget to grab a kid's worship guide and after the service take it to Pastor Mark for a special prize!

For younger children (K-4 and under), we offer a nursery. It's a fantastic opportunity for families to come together and experience the power of faith.

Invite your loved ones to join us!

Discover what it means to join in the mission of Byne Church and how to be a part of the Byne family. We will have a time for questions as we share lunch directly following the service. If you would like to sign-up, click on the picture above. We hope to see you there!

🎉🐰 Get ready for an EGGmazing Adventure! 🥚🌟

Event is FREE for everyone! The EGGmazing Egg Hunt is specially designed for kids up to age 12, promising a morning filled with excitement and fun for the whole family.

There will be a campus-wide scavenger hunt tailored for kids aged 6-12, while we've also prepared a separate area packed with activities for our younger egg hunters aged 5 and under! Each area will be filled with fun games, Floor is Lava challenges, crafts, snacks, surprises, and more! The event will end with two fun egg hunts, so bring your baskets! 🐣✨

📅 Date: Saturday, March 30, 2023

🕥 Time: 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

🚪 Special Access for Friends with Special Needs: 10:00 am

Don't miss out on the egg-citement! Pre-register now to streamline your entry on the day of the event:

📍 Where to Begin:

Park at the black gate in front of the gyms, then head inside where you'll receive your instructions, map, and check-off card to kickstart your adventure! Remember, this isn't a race-it's a day to enjoy at your own pace and, most importantly, to HAVE FUN! 🥳 See you there! 🐣🎉

Byne family, we need your help again! Like last year, this will be a huge event and will require a lot of volunteers! Please join us and fill out the form below so that we can count you in!

Youth Summer Camp

Get ready for some non-stop fun! We're excited to announce that we'll be returning to GENERATE camp this summer. The event will take place from June 3-7 at Bryan College and is open exclusively to students in grades 6th-12th. The cost per student is $400, with a $50 deposit required by March 31 to secure your spot. To help offset the cost, we'll be organizing several fundraisers. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to create lifelong memories. Join us for the best week of the summer!

As valued members of the BCS community, you've personally experienced the profound impact of Classical Christian education. Now, we invite you to share BCS with your family and friends!

We are excited to offer opportunities for others to come and discover the vibrant life at BCS. Our 8:30 am preview sessions will allow prospective students to come and experience life at Byne Christian School by attending classes.


If you're struggling with loss, the Support with Love Group is here for you. This group provides a secure environment where you can come to terms with your experience. You'll have the chance to connect with others, express yourself, and learn healthy ways to cope.

We meet every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:30am in the small group room.


Join us on Friday's at 6:30pm in our small group room.

We are a supportive community for individuals struggling with a range of challenges, including mental illness, addiction, poor health, grief, and more. Together, we can work towards overcoming these obstacles and emerge stronger and more resilient.

Every day, I enjoy a session of, "Where did I leave my _______?" I am sure you have played it in your home as well. It is the game that no one chooses to play, but it always seems to start on the days when we are in a hurry. Those are the days we lose things. I typically play it in several rounds. "Where did I lose my keys" is typically followed by "where did I leave my wallet". Some days it is my phone, other days it is my bag.

Losing. Lost. Those words never have a positive connotation. No one is happy to be lost. No one is happy to lose something. Jesus threw His disciples for a loop when He told them they need to lose their life in order to find it. Intentionally, on purpose, willfully, lose your life.

This month, we will dig into the lives of characters in the Bible who came to a crossroad. Each had something to lose - everything. Each found something to gain - everything! The moment of salvation comes in the moment of surrender. Each moment of growth and development is preceded by another decision to submit and surrender to the Lordship of Christ.

Great news - there is unimaginable joy in "finding", especially in finding abundant, eternal life in Jesus!

What is the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering?

The offering was started in 1895 by Woman's Missionary Union® (WMU) to benefit the work of the Home Mission Board (now North American Mission Board). In 1934, it was named in honor of Annie Armstrong, a bold missions advocate and WMU's first national executive leader. Today, more than $2 billion has been donated by Southern Baptist churches and individuals to support thousands of missionaries in church planting and compassion ministries. Because of this sacrificial giving, millions of lives have been and continue to be transformed by the power of the gospel.

Your gifts move the mission forward

Your prayers and gifts to the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering® provide support for thousands of missionaries. These men and women are planting new churches in unreached communities and meeting needs through compassion ministries. Every day, lives are being impacted and transformed.

Byne's Offering Goal:$6,000

A Mission Field in Need of Hope

The North American Mission Board serves a diverse and complex region comprised of: United States, Canada and U.S. territories of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa

Ministry Opportunities:

Byne Christian School:

Come check out all the great activities going on during this season of BCS. Baseball and Soccer are in full swing. Visit the website for dates and times of the games. GO SAINTS!

Vacation Bible School 2024:

  • We are hosting a VBS Clinic for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board on March 23rd. Please let Hal or Misty know if you would like to attend.

  • Our VBS will be June 23rd to the 26th. We will have it each evening from 5:30 to 8pm. Please let Misty or Hal know if you would like to be a teacher. We will meet soon to get plans started.

FAITH Riders:

Exchange Club Car Show

  • We will have our Share Tent and bounce houses set up. Who wants to jump in and be a part of this awesome opportunity on April 13th and 14th.

Fire Ant Festival

  • We will have our Share Tent and bounce houses set up. Who wants to jump in and be a part of this awesome opportunity on March 22nd & March 23rd.

Special Opportunities:

Men's Check Point Supper is postponed until April

Widow and Widowers Lunch, hosted by the Deacons, will be on Sunday, April 14th after morning worship. Please RSVP on the connection Desk by April 1st.

Maintenance Opportunities:

We are always looking for volunteers to come and do small projects around the church.

Please let me know if you would like to know how to help.

  • We need help cleaning the tree line by the big ditch
  • We need to pressure wash and clean the sidewalks and playground equipment around the facility

Thank you to those who are already volunteering and helping with maintenance needs!

We need a maintenance vehicle. We are looking for a pickup truck that can be used by the maintenance team. If you would like to sell or donate it to the church, please contact Hal Pinson. The 1998 van we had finally died.

Church Shirts:

All the new church T-Shirts, Golf Shirts, Button Up Shirts and hats are still for sale in the church office.

Vision Statement

To be a multicultural, multi-generational, Great Commission church that exalts Jesus Christ and leads people to discover their purpose in Him through love.

Mission Statement

To Know, Love and Live for Jesus | TOGETHER

We are Women… In Community…On Mission

The Women on Mission Day Group and Women on Mission Night Group will come together on Tuesday, March 5th at 10 AM in the Chapel to host the annual week of prayer program. Everyone is invited to attend.

Byne's Offering Goal:$6,000

February Blessings

March 3:

Lanna Adams, Amber Douglas, Joyce Bridges

March 10:

Valencia Mesamours, Aurora Wilder, Petrocelli Wilder, Liberty Crawford

March 17:

Becky Carlton, Randy Carlton, Lou Chavers,

Cathy Lynn Lanier

March 24:

Debbie Titus, Destinie Crawford, Linda Cumbie

March 31:

Deborah Bass, Penny Knight, Priscilla Pollock

March 1: Overcomers

March 2: Support With Love Group

March 3: ESL

March 3: Witness & Worship

March 5: Joint WOM 10AM

March 7: BCS Talent Showcase/ Silent Auction

March 8-10: Youth DNOW

March 8: Overcomers

March 9: Philippines Basketball Tournament

March 10: ESL

March 12: Happy Hearts

March 15: Overcomers

March 16: Support With Love Group

March 17: Stewardship Team

March 17: Vision Team

March 17: ESL

March 18: Deacon Meeting

March 22: Fire Ant Festival

March 22: Overcomers

March 23: VBS Clinic GBMB

March 24: Family Sunday

March 24: ESL

March 24: Discover Byne Lunch

March 25:BCS Board Meeting

March 29: Church Office Closed

March 30: Amazing Egg Hunt

March 31: Easter Sunday

    Vision Team

    Team Leader: Delwyn Horst

    Jeff Brinson, Becky Carlton, Lou Chavers, David Lanier, Jan Smith, and Ann Gold

    Stewardship Team

    Team Leader: Alan Moree

    Kyle Cain, Deborah Bass, Ellier Gervero, Clayton Smith, Cathy Lynn Lanier, and Tommy Padgett


    Chairman: Clayton Smith | Vice Chairman: Jeff Brinson

    Byne Baptist Church

    2832 Ledo Rd, Albany
    United States of America

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