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YOUTH DEPARTMENT NEWS
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
TThe GNBC Usher Board is sponsoring a trip to Sight’s and Sound Theatre to see to see Jonah. 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 16, 2017. Bus will be leaving Good Neighbor at 7:00 a.m. Final payment is past due. See any Usher for information.
CHURCH ANNIVERSARY NEWS
WWe encourage you to kick off the anniversary with $25.00 towards your member assessment. The remaining assessment can be paid in $25.00 installments every month through October. To receive proper credit, please use an Anniversary envelope, designate Church Anniversary and include your church membership number.
Church Anniversary T-shirts are available for sale, $10. Please see Daphne Solomon, Olivie Lowery, Tasha Saffold, Tisa-Rountree-Young to purchase a shirt and represent your church.
14th Annual Walk-A-Thon Results
46th Church Anniversary Fundraiser - 8/19/17
Michael Lowery 5.4
Charles Alexande 4.4
John Thomas 4.4
Rev Tyrone Singletary 4.4
Khaatim Sherrer 4.4
Duane Nash 4.4
Sampson Lowery 2.5
Helena Blackwell 2.2
Daphne Solomon 2.2
Louise A. Rountree 2.2
Mary Thomas 2.2
Sharifa Thomas 2.2
Gary Alexander 2.2
Renee Graves 2.2
Sherry Pitt 2.2
Tisa Rountree-Young 2.2
Barbara Hagans 2.2
Linda Nation 2.2
Adrienne Cain-Jackson 2.0
Geraldine Holmon 1.5
Victoria Jennings 1.5
Kimberly McCutcheon 1.5
Kyle Edler 1.5
Seleta Corbin 1.0
James Wallace 1.0
Mother Gussie Shepherd 1.0
Zadie Graves 0.5
Total Miles Walked 122.8
$530 Wanda Robinson
Most Miles Walked
Adult - 11.0Wanda Robinson
Senior - 8.8Bobby Alexander
Child - 6.6Jada & Kayla Graves
Mother Gussie Shepherd
Louise A. Rountree
Thank you to all who walked, sponsored walkers, donated, purchased T-shirts or came out to support our annual Church Anniversary fundraiser. Because of your efforts, we are blessed to be a blessing to Arc of Essex County, Association of Retarded Citizens and Autism, the Alexander family and our Church's 46th Anniversary.
We look forward to next year, our 15th year and official renaming: GNBC Arnelle Alexander Walk, as God continues to bless us to be a blessing. Get ready!
On October 7, 2017, the Church Anniversary Committee will be hosting A Gospel Jazz Café,(Spiritual Harvest Festival) Live entertainment by Cynthia Tucker and the Big BANG! There will be Vendors, Buffet Dinner, Poetry, and Door Prizes from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.00. Please see Sisters Daphne Solomon or Olivie Lowery for tickets.
On Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 10 a.m. Our guest preacher for the 46th Annual Church Anniversary Proper Service will be Rev. Shirley Graham, Holy Temple Church Of God In Christ.
On Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 3:30 p.m.,the 46th Annual Church Anniversary Committee will be hosting a Good Neighbor Family Reunion. We are inviting you to reach out to anyone you know from the past 46 years that were a part of The GNBC Family to save the date and come home for the fellowship.
On Saturday, November 11, 2017 the Church Anniversary will be having a GNBC Awards Banquet, tickets are $25.00, Please see Sisters Loretta Seamon and Daphne Solomon for tickets. Ministry Presidents please put your ballots back in the envelope that you were given and give them to sis. Lorretta Seamon.
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 Fall Fellowship- September 22, 2017 Time: 7p.m.
We are looking for all GNBC Women to join us in an evening of fellowship and planning of our Women's Day 2018! Please remember to bring a wrapped gift and come with your cash or check for our Annual Chinese Auction ($15.00 minimum value). Please bring food items at 6 p.m to allow time for setup. We also thank you in advance for your food donations. Please see your birthday month for your designated items:
January - Vegetables, February - Salads, March - Desserts, April - Beverages, May - Meats, June - Vegetables, July - Starches, August - Vegetables - September - Meats, October - Salads, November - Desserts, December - Meats
Women's Day 2018 Fundraiser - The 'Dimes In A Bottle' Fundraiser is currently underway. Please see our Chairladies to receive your bottles.
Hidden Figures Movie and Fish Fry - November 3, 2017
DEACONS, DEACONESS’ AND TRUSTEES ANNIVERSARY NEWS
On Sunday, September 24, 2017 the Deacon, Deaconesses, and Trustees will be celebrating their Anniversary during morning service.
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.
ATTENTION ALL GNBC MEMBERS
On Sunday, October 8, 2017, Pastor Blackwell will be preaching for the 5th Annual Pastoral Anniversary for Rev. Frederick Q. Smith. The Good Neighbor Family will be traveling to Old Ship of Zion Missionary Baptist Church-629 Buckelew Ave. – Jamsburg, New Jersey (Monroe Twsp). Please give $10.00 to any member of the Trustee Board for the bus. The Bus will be leaving from GNBC at 1:00 p.m. sharp.
Anyone interested in Christ Church Fresh Food For Families, please access the information from their website: email@example.com.
ATTENTION GOOD NEIGHBOR MINISTRY LEADERS:
PLEASE FORWARD ALL DATES THAT YOU WOULD EITHER LIKE TO INQUIRE
ABOUT OR REQUEST TO THE FOLLOWING E-MAIL -firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR SICK AND SHUT INS AND THOSE IN NEED OF PRAYER