YOUTH DEPARTMENT NEWS

On Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 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.

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 9:00 a.m., the Youth Department will be sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast to help defray the cost of our Dorney Park trip. Donation- $8.00.

                                    TRUSTEE BOARD NEWS

The 2019 Giving Records are now available.  Please fill out the request for Giving Record and give it to Trustees Mary Thomas or Norma Edrington.

                                    Washington DC Weekend Getaway 2020  

                                        Join the GNBC Trustee Board



                                          NATIONAL HARBOR

                                    WEEKEND BUS TRIP GETAWAY

                                AUGUST 28 – AUGUST 30, 2020

                               (Depart Friday 7am – Return Sunday 8pm)

¨ 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, District Wharf DC & Georgetown DC

¨ Friday – National Mall - Smithsonian Museum/Portrait Gallery

¨ Saturday – Explore National Harbor and surrounding areas

¨ Sunday Morning Church Service - Mt. Ennon Baptist Church, Clinton MD

¨Sunday Afternoon – Explore Baltimore Inner Harbor

 Proceeds to benefit the GNBC Building Fund

Please sign up on the back stage to reserve your space

Occupancy and price per person: Single $665 – Double $435 – Triple $365 – Quad $335

(includes Sat & Sun breakfast at Gaylord’s Pienza)

$100 non-refundable deposit due by November 3rd

Checks payable to GNBC

Note: An $3 service charge will be added to the trip cost if paying your deposit using Givelify

Please see the flyer for further details or any Trustee.    

                        WOMEN’S MINISTRY NEWS – SAVE THE DATES

 Ladies, it’s that time again.  Women’s Day 2020!  We will be blessed in celebration on Sunday, April 19, 2020 during our afternoon service.  We ask that you please save these dates below with more information to follow:

Our 2020 Women's Day Committee presents a "MOTHER'S DAY RAINBOW TEA" on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 12p.m.  We are currently seeking table captains for this event.  A total of 14 tables are available.  What will you do?  You will choose your color decor, provide the table settings and invite your guests.  The Committee will provide the rest!

Additional details will be available upon your sign up.  Please see Sis. Michele Gold or Leading Lady Helena Blackwell.  Attending guest donation is $15.00.

Saturday, November 21, 2020 and Sunday, November 22, 2020 – “Women’s Day Weekend of Drama”, dust off your acting skills. We are seeking those who wish to fill various parts for our skit. Sign up sheets will be available Sunday, February 9, 2020 additional information will follow.  You can see our Women’s Day Chairladies, Sis. Michele Gold or Leading Lady Helena Blackwell.               

                                              SCHOLARSHIP NEWS

DThe committee will meet on  Monday, March 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm.  All members are asked to be present.

Students who obtained the honor roll for the second marking period should place copies of their report cards in the Scholarship Mailbox no later than Sunday, March 15, 2020.  

All parents and guardians are asked to complete a 'Student Demographic Form' and submit the completed document to the Scholarship Mailbox.  The forms are located on the stage.

The Geruth Rountree Scholarship Committee would like to thank everyone for their support of our students and education.  We ask for your continued financial support throughout the year by contributing $5 on Youth Sunday each month.   

                                                  SWEET SISTER NEWS

Our Sweet Sister Reception will be held, Sunday, March 15, 2020 right after service.  It will give you an opportunity to see and hear your new Sweet Sister talk about herself, so you can know her a little better.

                                         SUNDAY SCHOOL NEWS

On Sunday, March 15, 2020 is the Sunday School Anniversary. We are asking each member for a donation of $5.00. 

                                   PASTOR ANNIVERSARY 2020 NEWS

Good Neighbor Family!!


You are cordially invited to CELEBRATE our PASTOR and LEADING LADY BLACKWELL’s 25th PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY BANQUET on Saturday, June 13, 2020 to be held at The WESTWOOD, 438 North Ave, Garwood NJ. Time 12 - 4pm. Adults $85, Children  4-12 $50

Invitations will be mailed shortly, so please make sure that the church clerk has your correct address.

                                                USHERS NEWS

The trip to Sight’s and Sound to see "Queen Esther" has been “SOLD OUT”.   

                                              DEACONESS NEWS

On Sunday, March 1, 2020, the Deaconess Board will be sponsoring a New Members’ Reception immediately after service.   All new members who have not attended a reception are invited to attend.  A representative of each ministry is also asked to attend to share information about your ministry.   Light refreshments will be served.

                                                    NURSES MINISTRY NEWS


GNBC Nurses Ministry

We have immediate openings for church nurses this position will serve the Pulpit, music ministry and congregation.  The hours; One Sunday a month (your choice), & every 1st Sunday.

On the job training

We are also recruiting for the Jr. Nurse’s Ministry ages 10 to 21

For more info, see Sis. Emily Hall or call 973 818 7300.

                                            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.

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.   

                           NEW HOPE QUARTERLY UNION SESSION NEWS

Good Neighbor Baptist Church will be hosting the New Hope Missionary Baptist Association Quarterly Union Session on Monday, March 23, Friday,  March 27, 2020 at 7 p.m. and close out Dinner and Service will be held on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at  2 p.m. Dinner, Service 3:00.



On Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 10:00  Rev. Rountree will be speaking at Ebenezer Baptist Church – 119 Camden Street- Newark, N.J.

On Sunday, May 24, 2020  at 10:00  Rev. Rountree will be speaking at St. Pauls Life Center- 355 Badger Ave. Newark, N.J. for their 41st Annual Women’s Day. The colors are Mint Green and White.

On Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 3:00 Rev. Rountree will be speaking at Randall Chapel – 115 Oliver St. Newark, N.J. for their Annual Women’s Day, Dinner will be served before service.

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.



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).

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, 2020) will feature an article on
‘Easter”. We also welcome articles from any member of the congregation. 

Sis. Ernestine Battle, at home............................................................ 
Sis. Doris Flemings-James, at home Hillside, NJ......................................
Sis. Mary Pierce, The Chelsea at Forsgate, Monroe Township, NJ.................
Bro. Elbert Ruffin, at home, Newark, NJ...............................................
Sis. Jeanilla Raymond, at home...........................................................
Bro. Vincent Raymond, at home..........................................................
Sis. Edna Thompson, at home.............................................................
Sis. Delores Ulmer, Park Crescent Nursing Home, East Orange, NJ................
Let's continue to pray for the Sick, the poor and the shut ins......................

                                       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. BERNETTA DAVIS              MAR. 11
                     SIS. GERALDINE HUGHES         MAR. 12                                      
                     SIS. SHEILA HATCHER             MAR. 12                                      
                     SIS. DENYZHA HUNTER           MAR. 13
                     DEAS. JUDITH EVANS              MAR. 17                                      
                     SIS. KIMBERLY GHORM            MAR. 20 
                     SIS. DAPHNE SOLOMON          MAR. 22
                     SIS. JEANNILIA RAYMOND       MAR. 24
                     BRO. DARRYL ROCHESTER      MAR. 27
                     SIS. LAVERNE BAKER              MAR  29
                     SIS. EMILY HALL                      MAR. 31