MARK YOUR CALENDAR  

                    YOUTH DEPARTMENT NEWS

On Tuesday, March  20, 2018 we will have our monthly Youth Department Meeting at 7 p.m.   All Youth Advisors and members of the Youth Advisory Board are asked to be present.

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, the Youth Department will be sponsoring our Pancake Breakfast at 9:30 a.m.   Cost $8.00.  Tickets can be purchased from any Youth Department Advisor.

On Saturday, March 31, 2018, the Youth Department will be sponsoring our annual Easter Egg Hunt for all ages at 1 p.m.

On Sunday, May 6, 2018 the Youth Department will be having a Bake Sale after service.

                                           YOUTH CHOIR NEWS

In preparation for the Youth Choir Anniversary which will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2018, rehearsals have been scheduled for the following dates: Wednesday, March 7th at 7 p.m. (tentative),  Wednesday, March 14th at 7 p.m. (tentative), Wednesday, March 21st at 7 p.m.; Friday, March 16th  at 7 p.m. and March 23rd  at 7 p.m.            

                                     
                                    TRUSTEE BOARD NEWS

The 2017 Giving Records are now available.  Please fill out the request for Giving Record and give it to Trustees Mary Thomas or Norma Edrington.

We are asking all members for a sacrificial pledge of $530.00 for our sanctuary renovation, thank you in advance for your support.
Project Cost: $53,000.00, Pledges Received: $29,535.04.

Congratulations and thank you to the following members for completing your Tree of Life pledge during the month of February.

             Sis. Tasha Saffold (2nd pledge)
                                                                                        

The inscription slips are in the form bin, please return the form to Trustee Rountree-Young for the engraving of your gold leaf and desired location on the Tree of Life.
 
                                     INCOME AND CHURCH SUPPORT                      

The table printed below is intended to aid you in establishing your weekly gift to the church. Tithing of 10% has been the traditional standard of giving in the church. 

                              Weekly Income     10% Tithe
                                      25.00             2.50
                                      50.00             5.00
                                     100.00           10.00
                                     150.00           15.00
                                     200.00           20.00
                                     250.00           25.00
                                     300.00           30.00
                                     400.00           40.00
                                     500.00           50.00
                                     750.00           75.00 
                                   1,000.00         100.00
                                   1,500.00         150.00

                                         WOMEN’S MINISTRY NEWS

 We are looking for people to join the Women’s Praise Dance Group. Rehearsals are on Mondays at 7:00 p.m. 

                                          MEN’S DAY NEWS

In order to adequately prepare for Men’s Day (April 15, 2018- 10 a.m.); the following Men’s Day Choir rehearsals have been scheduled:   Wednesday, April 4 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 7 at 1 p.m.; Wednesday, April 11 at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, April 14 at 1 p.m.

                                           SWEET SISTER NEWS

Sunday , March 18, 2018 we will have a Sweet Sister Reception immediately after service in the Deacon’s Room. This is an opportunity to meet your Sweet Sister without her knowing who you are.
                                              USHER BOARD NEWS        

The GNBC Usher Board is sponsoring a trip to Sight’s and Sound Theatre to see to see “JESUS”. Dinner will be at Miller’s Smorgasbord and shopping at the Tanger’s Outlet Mall and Farmer’s Market in Lancaster PA. on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Bus will be leaving Good Neighbor at 8:00 a.m. There is a $20.00 Non-Refundable Deposit required to hold seats due ASAP.  Tickets are $150.00 per person; Children 3-12 are $90.00. Balance due July, 2018. See any Usher for information. 

                                           
GNBC CHOIR NEWS

We are recruiting members for the GNBC Choir.  Please see Sisters  Mary Chestnut or Betty Davis for more information. 

                                SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE NEWS

The Scholarship Committee will meet on Monday, March 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm.  All members are asked to be present.

Students obtaining the honor roll for the second marking period should place copies of their report cards in the Scholarship Committee’s mailbox no later than Sunday, March 18, 2018.

We’re asking all parents and guardians with school age children complete a ‘Student Profile’ form and place it in the Scholarship Committee’s mailbox no later than Sunday, March 18, 2018.  The forms are on the stage. 

                                             MISSIONARY NEWS                

There will be a Missionary Meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 6:30p.m. All members are ask to attend.

                                      HOSPITALITY NEWS

 WANTED!!!! If you are a Morning person and enjoy Greeting people- then "We Are Looking for YOU”! Come aboard and be apart of the Hospitality Ministry. Please see Deas. Joyce Hines or Deas. Camille Perry.

                                       PASTOR’S AIDE NEWS

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018 the Pastor Aides will be meeting. Time 7 pm sharp

                                                   SOUND TEAM NEWS 

CD's and tapes of the services are now available. Tapes are $5.00 and CD's are 10.00. Please see any member of the Sound Team to purchase a CD or tape.  

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                      ATTENTION ALL GNBC MEMBERS
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On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 New Hope Association, 201 Women In White, Aenon Baptist Church, 1500 Brown Ave Union, NJ. Time 7pm.

Keynote Speaker for the evening is our very own Min. B. Helena Blackwell. Please come out to support our Leading Lady

Join the GNBC Trustee Board for a MUSEUM OF THE BIBLE AND NATIONAL HARBOR OVERNIGHT BUS TRIP GETAWAY JULY 28—JULY 29, 2018 

¨ Explore the recently opened Museum of the Bible (3 blocks away from the nation’s Capitol) where cutting-edge technology is used to bring the Bible to life

¨ Accommodations at the 4 Star Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center located on the National Harbor waterfront just steps away from shopping, entertainment, sightseeing cruises, and water taxis to Old Town Alexandria VA, National Mall, & Georgetown

¨ GNBC Sunday Morning Church service held at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

¨ All Profits benefit the GNBC Building Fund

Please sign up on the back stage to reserve your space

Occupancy and price per person: Single $375 – Double $275 – Triple $250 – Quad $225

Deposit Due by March 1: Single $150pp – All Others $100pp

Checks payable to GNBC

Note: An $8 service charge will be added to the trip cost if paying by Debit or Credit Card using Givelify (payment installments are accepted)

Please see the flyer for further details or any Trustee


The Thursday evening Prayer Line phone number is 641-715-3274. The Access Code is 408721#. Time 7 p.m. All members and friends should call in the be a part of the Prayer Line.

Anyone interested in Christ Church Fresh Food For Families, please access the information from their website: freshfood@christchurchnewark.org.

ATTENTION GOOD NEIGHBOR MINISTRY LEADERS:
PLEASE FORWARD ALL DATES THAT YOU WOULD EITHER LIKE TO INQUIRE
ABOUT OR REQUEST TO THE FOLLOWING E-MAIL
-rountreel@ci.newark.nj.us

Is your child struggling in Math or Reading? Tanya’s Tutoring Service offers a specialized Reading Program and help support for Math. If you are interested, see Sis. Tanya Barr (1-201-204-8977).

ATTENTION ALL MINISTRIES:
Your monthly Financial Report must be submitted to the Trustee Board by the fifteenth of each month.

If you need to get in touch with the Pastor, had a death in your family, change of address or phone number, desire to have your baby dedicated, or are being baptized, please contact our Church Clerk, Sis. Gloria Robinson. She can be reached at 973-374-8739. 

                                            NEWSLETTER NEWS

The April Issue of The GNBC Newsletter (which will be published 
on Sunday, April 1,  2018) will feature an article on "Easter”. We also welcome articles from any member of the congregation. 

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR SICK AND SHUT INS AND THOSE IN NEED OF PRAYER 
PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR SICK AND SHUT INS AND THOSE IN NEED OF 
PRAYER 
Trustee Arnelle Alexander, Runnells Specialized  Hospital, Berkley Heights, NJ..
Sis. Dorothy Earl, at home Irvington, NJ...................................................
Sis. Georgia Fells, at home Newark, NJ....................................................
Sis. Doris Flemings-James, at home Hillside, NJ........................................
Bro. Frederick Hatcher, Edison Estates Nursing Home, Edison, NJ...............
Sis. Norma McFadden, at home Hillside, NJ..............................................
Sis. Mary Pierce, at home, New Brunswick, NJ..........................................
Bro. Elbert Ruffin, at home, Newark, NJ..................................................
Sis. Delores Ulmer, Park Crescent Nursing Home, East Orange, NJ...............
Sis. Jeanilla Raymond, at home...............................................................
Bro. Vincent Raymond, at home..............................................................
Let's continue to pray for the Sick, the poor and the shut ins....................
          (For more information, see Bulletin Board)

                                   HAPPY BIRTHDAY
                          TO THE MEMBERS OF GNBC
                        BORN IN THE MONTH OF MARCH

                  DEAS. DOROTHY WALLACE      MAR.  2
                  SIS. PAMELA SMITH                 MAR.  2
                  SIS. TOMISYNE WATTS             MAR.  4
                  SIS. STACY HALE                     MAR.  6
                  SIS. SHAVONE JOHNSON         MAR.  8
                  SIS. DORIS CAIN                     MAR. 11
                  SIS. BERNETTA DAVIS             MAR. 11
                  SIS. GERALDINE HUGHES       MAR. 12           
                  SIS. DENYZHA HUNTER          MAR. 13
                  SIS. ANNIE DOUGLAS             MAR. 15
                  DEAS. JUDITH EVANS            MAR. 17              
                  SIS. LESLIE PEARSON            MAR. 18
                  SIS. KIMBERLY GHORM          MAR. 20
                  SIS. DAPHNE SOLOMON        MAR. 22
                  SIS. VANESSA HAMILTON       MAR. 23                  
                  SIS. JEANNILIA RAYMOND     MAR. 24
                  Bro. DARRYL ROCHESTER     MAR. 27 
                  SIS. LAVERNE BAKER            MAR. 29
                  SIS. EMILY HALL                   MAR. 31