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                    YOUTH DEPARTMENT NEWS

On Tuesday, February 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 Sunday, February 25, 2018, the Youth Department will be sponsoring our Black History Month Program immediately after service. Light refreshment will be served

On Saturday, March 24, 2018, the Youth Department will be sponsoring our Pancake Breakfast at 9:30 a.m.   Cost $8.00.  More information will follow.
                                     
                                    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: $28,375.04

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

                      Deas. Seleta Corbin
                      Sis. Geraldine Holmon
                      Dea. Jerry Perry
                      Min. Charles West (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. 

                                          WOMEN'S DAY 2018 NEWS

The "Dimes In A Bottle" fundraiser is currently underway. All those who have committed to fill a bottle, please turn in your bottles to our Women's Day Chairladies today, Sunday, February 4, 2018.

Ladies, get ready!  Women's Day 2018 will take place on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 10am.  Our guest Speaker will be the Rev. Dietra Postle of First Baptist Church, Teaneck. Let us prepare to be blessed!

Our Women's assessment is $100 and our men are asked to pledge $25.                                                    

                                      WOMEN’S DAY CHOIR NEWS

The following rehearsal dates are for the Women’s Day Choir in preparation for Women’s Day on Sunday, February 18, 2018:

Wednesday, 2/7/18 at 7 p.m.; Friday, 2/9/18 at 7 p.m.;  Wednesday, 2/14/18 at 7 p.m., Saturday, 2/17/18 at tba.                                                  

                                           SWEET SISTER NEWS

The Twenty-Seventh Session of the GNBC Sweet Sister Program is now beginning.  The applications are on the stage.  If you have not already done so, please place you applications in the Sweet Sister Box on this Sunday.   On Sunday, February 11, 2018 we will pick the names of our new Sweet Sisters immediately after service in the Deacons' Room. If you would like to be a source of encouragement to one of your Sisters in Christ, this is the program for you.  LET'S KEEP SISTERLY LOVE ALIVE!!

                                              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. 

                                        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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Congratulations!!!, Dasia “Dasia Vu” Edmonds for be featured in the Tribune Newspaper and given a resolution from the Union County Freeholders for publishing two books, “ Uniquely Made”: Girl’s Don’t Play Football and “Hair Chronicles”: The Struggle of Natural Hair.

Join the GNBC Trustee Board for a Museum of the Bible and National Harbor overnight bus trip getaway, Saturday, July 28— Sunday, 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.

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 March Issue of The GNBC Newsletter (which will be published on Sunday, March 4,  2018) will feature an article on "Women’s History”. 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..........................................
Sis. Patricia Reuben, at home, Newark, 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 FEBRUARY

       
                       Sis. Sherbert Brown          Feb. 2
                       Sis. Lorretta Seamons       Feb. 4
                      Min. Charles West              Feb. 4
                      Sis. Louise Murphy             Feb. 4
                      Bro. Lance Curtis               Feb. 5
                     Bro. Gregory Lewis             Feb. 5             
                     Sis. Carol A. Colbert            Feb. 7
                     Sis. Shirley Bearfield           Feb. 12
                     Sis. Shanise Roberson          Feb. 14
                      Sis. Caprice Pope                Feb. 15
                     Sis. Kristen Hamilton           Feb. 16
                     Bro. Duane Nash                  Feb. 20
                     Bro. Jovon Evans                 Feb. 20
                     Bro. Matthew Saffold           Feb. 22
                     Sis. Hazel Livingstone          Feb. 27