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                    YOUTH DEPARTMENT NEWS

On Saturday, July 7, 2018 the Youth Department will be sponsoring a trip to Dorney Park.(Rain Date is Saturday, August 4, 2018). Please pick up your tickets after service today from Trustee Mary Thomas.

On Tuesday, August 14, 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.   
                                           
                                    
                                    TRUSTEE BOARD NEWS

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: $33,768.04

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

          Rev. Dr. George A. Blackwell III (2nd pledge)
                    Sis. David Lean Cooper

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.

                                        Join 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

¨ 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 remit final payment to Trustee Tisa Rountree-Young
 
                                     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. 

                                            SCHOLARSHIP NEWS 

Congratulations to this year's Geruth Rountree Scholarship Award Recipients!

                                               Niyla Barr

                                              Dazare Fortune

                                             Jelisa Lovett

Your GNBC Family wishes you continued blessings on your collegiate journey.

We're honored to announce The Deacon Moses G. Rountree, Jr. Scholarship, founded in 2014 in memory of a beloved founder and deacon of GNBC, was awarded to Dazare Fortune for academic excellence and service.   

Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate our scholars at the annual award ceremony.  Your support is genuinely appreciated.  

                                          WOMEN’S DAY 2018

There is still time to complete your “ Dimes In A Bottle” and Women’s Day 2018 pledges. Please see any Trustee to complete your pledges.

                                       WOMEN’S DAY 2019

Elections for our 2019 Women’s Day will take place today, May 6, 2018 after service.  All women please remain in sanctuary.   

                                    PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY NEWS

On Sunday June 10, 2018, We will honor  the Rev. Dr. George A. Blackwell III & our Leading Lady Min. B. Helena Blackwell for  23+ Years of Service. We welcome all Good Neighbor family and friends to come and celebrate during our 10am Service.   The guest preacher will be 

Rev. Alphonso’s Platt, Nia Fellowship Baptist Church, West Orange NJ.

A light dinner will be served immediately following Service. 

                                             MISSIONARY NEWS

There will be a Missionary meeting on Tuesday June 19th 2018 at 6:30 p.m. All members are asked to attend.                                                      

                               VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL NEWS

The GNBC Vacation Bible School for all ages will be held Monday, July 9, 2018 - Friday, July 13, 2018 and Monday, July 16, 2018 -Friday, July 20, 2018 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Come out and be a part of these two weeks of spiritual enrichment. Theme: “Jesus–The Kingdom Builder” - Hebrews 11:10.

There will be a brief meeting today, Sunday. July 1, 2018 in the Deacon’s Room for all VBS staff members.

                                    CHURCH ANNIVERSARY NEWS

                      GNBC's 15th Annual Walk

We're quickly approaching our 15th Annual Walk-a-Thon.  This year our walk has been renamed The Arnelle Alexander Walk.  We're looking for unprescedented support from everyone!  There will be a registration drive today after service.  The walk will be held in Weequahic Park on Saturday, August 18, 2018.  More information to follow.

                                      SWEET SISTER NEWS

Please remember your Sweet Sister on her birthday.       

                                              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. 

                                       MUSIC MINISTRY NEWS    
                                         5+5+5 CHALLENGE      

Are you ready? Let’s Go! The Music Ministry is seeking 5 Sopranos, 5 Altos and 5 Tenors ages 18-30 for our new Young Adult Choir. Meet us on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 7 p.m.. Let’s get our praise on.       

                                           
GNBC CHOIR NEWS

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

                                      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.                                       

                                                   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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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 August Issue of The GNBC Newsletter (Which will be published 
on Sunday, August 5, 2018) will feature an article entitled "Vacations". 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 
Sis. Georgie 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. Mercedes Sanders, Cornell Hall Care & Rehab. Ctr, Union, 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 JULY

                                   Dea. Sol Rivers              July 3
                                   Bro. Kyle Smith             July 4                                  
                                  Sis. Gloria Hall-Martyns  July 4
                                  Sis. Betty Davis              July 11
                                  Bro. Aaron Allen             July 16 
                                  Bro. Donail McMillon      July 22 
                                  Sis. Janel Todd               July 26
                                  Bro. Jarrett Todd            July 26
                                  Sis. Gwendolyn Thomas  July 29             
                                  Sis. Olivie Lowery           July 30