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YOUTH DEPARTMENT NEWS
GNBC will partner with the Chancellor Avenue Block Association in its annual Sidewalk Yard Sale. If you have items that you are interested in selling at bargain prices, please see Trustee Rountree-Young for a table rental of $25. We will also host a Fish Fry so please tell a friend, dine with us and find some treasures on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 10am to 4pm – proceeds to benefit the Building Fund. We will have a special treat for all Fathers.
GNBC Louise A. Murphy cookout will be held at GNBC on Sunday, July 28, 2019 immediately after church service. We will wear our Arnelle Alexander Walk t-shirts, the parking lot and church grounds will be setup with food and fun-filled activities for the youth and adults. The neighboring community is invited to join us for a day of worship and fun. Volunteers are needed, please see Sis. Louise Murphy or Trustee Rountree-Young to lend your talents.
Weekend Getaway 2020
Friday, August 28, 2020 - Sunday, August 30, 2020
Back by Popular Demand
GNBC Weekend Getaway
Washington DC / MD National Harbor
(trip details and payment installments will be forth-coming later this year)
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
SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE NEWS
The scholarship committee will hold a bake sale on Sunday, June 2, 2019. You do not want to miss out on the delicious goodies we'll be baking for you!
Save the date! The Geruth Rountree Annual Scholarship Banquet will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11 a.m.
Students obtaining the honor roll for the third marking period should put a copy of their report card in the Scholarship Committee's mailbox no later than Sunday, May 19, 2019.
The scholarship committee will meet on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:30pm. All members are asked to be present.
The deadline to submit your completed Geruth Rountree Scholarship Application is Sunday, May 26, 2019. Please feel free to see any member of the committee should you require assistance. Students are urged to take advantage of every scholarship opportunity. Speak with your high school guidance counselor, gather information on FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and check out Scholarships.com.
PASTOR’S AIDE NEWS
Good Neighbor, please help the Pastor’s Aides honor our Pastor and Leading Lady, Rev. Dr. George A. Blackwell & Min. B. Helena Blackwell on their 24th Pastoral Anniversary on Sunday June 9, 2019 - Time 10 am. The guest speaker will be Pastor Rakeem Thomas from Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 100 Montgomery St, Newark NJ. Colors Royal Blue and White. Light dinner will be served after Service.
Back by Popular Demand: The GNBC Usher Board is sponsoring a trip to Sight's and Sound Theatre to see "JESUS", it’s usually a remake, but a better version, Dinner will be at the Golden Corral.
Please remember your Sweet Sister on her birthday. You may have to do a belated birthday gift. Also, remember her on Mother’s Day.
We are recruiting members for the GNBC Choir. Please see Sisters Mary Chestnut or Betty Davis for more information.
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.
ATTENTION ALL GNBC MEMBERS
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Club (of the NJ Federation of Colored Women’s Club, Inc. & Youth Affiliates & National Assoc. of Colored Women’s Clubs) is offering a bi-annual $300.00 Book Scholarship to any student of a 2 or 4-year college or university, or technical or vocational school. Students can apply for the Book Scholarship twice a year until they graduate. The applications are on the stage. See Trustee Mary Thomas for any questions.
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: 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.