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                    YOUTH DEPARTMENT NEWS

On Tuesday, August 15, 2017 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 Friday, August 25, 2017, the Youth Department is sponsoring a One-Night Youth Revival at 7 p.m.   Our Revivalist is Rev. A. Samar Biggham, Mt Vernon Baptist Church, Newark.  All are invited to come and hear this dynamic young preacher.

The Youth Department will be sponsoring a Krispy Kreme Fundraiser.   The Order Form is on the stage.   Anyone wishing to help sell the donuts, please see Trustee Mary Thomas.   Each box is $10.00, and we must sell at least 50 boxes of donuts before the orders will be placed.

There are  garment bags for sale for $20.00 each after service.  The proceeds from this sale will benefit the Visions of Faith Dance Ministry.   Please see Sis. Sharifa Thomas for more information.

                                       TRUSTEE BOARD NEWS
We are asking all members for a sacrificial pledge of $530.00 to be completed by year-end for the renovation of our sanctuary.
Thank you in advance for your continual support towards the church capital projects.  Tree of Life Goal: $53,000, Pledges Received: $15,693.00

Congratulations and thank you to the following members for completing your 2017 Tree of Life pledge during the month of July.

Sis. Doris Foy                                      
                                   
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

                                          USHERS’ NEWS

The 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. 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, 2017. See any Usher for information. 

                                 CHURCH ANNIVERSARY NEWS

We 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.  

Calling all walkers and supporters, don’t forget to register for our annual walk-a-thon, held Saturday, August 19, 2017, in support of our church anniversary and the Arc of Essex County, Association of Retarded Citizens and Autism.  Please see Daphne Solomon, Olivie Lowery, Tasha Saffold, Tisa Rountree-Young to sign-up and receive a pledge sheet.

 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.

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.  

                     GNBC PRE-ANNUAL CHURCH ANNIVERSARY REVIVAL

Our revivalist are Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7p.m., Pastor Fondre L. Lewis, Glory Church;  Thursday, October 12, 2017, Pastor Timothy Jones, Bethany Baptist Church; Friday, October 13, 2017, Pastor Ralph M. Branch, Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.

                              GNBC 46TH CHURCH ANNIVERSARY

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. 

                                        WOMEN’S MINISTRY NEWS

TWe 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

The Women's Ministry Meeting will take place on Tuesday,  August 22, 2017 at 7pm. Ladies please plan to join us.

A Women's Day 2018 Bus ride, “Boardwalk Shopping and Dinner' will take place on Saturday, Aug 26, 2017.  For more information and your tickets, please see our Chairladies Sis. Catherine Frazier or Sis Veronica Williams.  The cost is $40.00.

Women's Day 2018 Fundraiser - The 'Dimes In A Bottle' Fundraiser is currently underway. Please see our Chairladies to receive your bottles.

Upcoming events:

Hidden Figures Movie and Fish Fry - November 3, 2017    

                                     SCHOLARSHIP NEWS

The Geruth Rountree Scholarship Committee will  be distributing school supplies on Sunday, August 27, 2017.  Let’s get our scholars ready for the upcoming school year!  Any donations from the congregation will be greatly appreciated towards this effort.             

                                          SWEET SISTER NEWS

Please remember your Sweet Sister on her birthday.   

                                           
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.  

                                              NEW HOPE NEWS

On Monday, August 14-Friday, August 18, 2017 at 7 p.m., The New Hope Annual Session will be held at Aenon Baptist Church, Vauxhall, NJ.   Monday Night is Nurses’ Night . All nurses’ are asked to be present    

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                      ATTENTION ALL GNBC MEMBERS
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Our trip to the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C. is rapidly approaching!  Kindly be reminded if you’ve reserved seats they must be paid for in full by Sunday, September 3, 2017.  Please see Sis. Tasha Saffold to complete your payments.

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

TThe August issue of The GNBC Newsletter (which will be published 
on Sunday, August 6,  2017) will feature an article on "”. 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...............................................
Sis. Anna Royal, 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..............................................................
Sis. Earnestine Griffin, Stratford Manor, W. Orange....................................
Let's continue to pray for the Sick, the poor and the shut ins....................
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                                           HAPPY BIRTHDAY
                              TO THE MEMBERS OF GOOD NEIGHBOR
                                 BORN IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST

                        BRO. FREDERICK HATCHER      AUGUST 1
                        DEAS. CAROL MITCHELL         AUGUST 4
                        SIS. RENEE GRAVES                AUGUST 5
                        SIS. ANNIE MILLER                  AUGUST 5
                        SIS. CHARLENE DAVIS              AUGUST 8
                        SIS. RUTH CUTLER                   AUGUST 14
                        DEA. CLEVELAND HINES           AUGUST 15 
                        SIS. SHARON HILL-WILLIAMS      AUGUST 16 
                        SIS. NAMEISHA CHESTNUT         AUGUST 16  
                        SIS. EARNESTINE GRIFFIN          AUGUST 17
                        SIS. SHEILA WILCHER               AUGUST 18
                        BRO. DARRYL SOLOMON           AUGUST 22
                        BRO. MAURICE BARR                AUGUST 18
                        BRO. ANTHONY MOLINA           AUGUST 23
                        SIS. DAVID LEAN COOPER         AUGUST 24
                        BRO. MARCEL SMITH                AUGUST 24
                        BRO. MATTHEW HAMILTON      AUGUST 27
                        SIS. JOYCE ALSTON                 AUGUST 28