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                    YOUTH DEPARTMENT NEWS

The Youth Department will be sponsoring a Krispy Kreme Fundraiser.   The Order Form is on the stage.  Each box is $10.00.

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.

On Tuesday, November 21, 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 Sunday, November 26, 2017, the Youth Department will be sponsoring a Youth Movie Night at 4 p.m.  For more information, please see Rev. Louise Scott-Rountree.   Sign-up today.

On Friday, December 1, 2017, the Youth Department is sponsoring skating trip to Branch Brook Skating Rink. We need at least 15 youth for this outing, so sign up today.  For more information, please see Trustee Sandra Lewis.

On Sunday, December 3, 2017 there will be a Tree Trimming Party after 
Church. All are encouraged to participate.  Refreshments will be served.

On Saturday, December 16, 2017 the Youth Department will be sponsoring 
its Annual Youth Mission Christmas Party at 9:30 a.m. Breakfast will 
be served. We are asking the GNBC Family and Friends to be angels of 
mercy and adopt a child for Christmas. We also accept used clean toys, 
clothes and money (for those of you who do not like to shop). On 
Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. we will have our "Meet & 
Greet" for those of you who would like to meet our families prior to 
purchasing gifts. On Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. we will 
box up the used toys and clothes. Profiles are on the stage. 

On Saturday, January 6, 2018 the Youth Department will be sponsoring 
a party for youth ages 3-11 from 12-3 p.m. More Information to follow. 
                                     
                                    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: $20,985.16
 
Congratulations and thank you to the following members for completing your 2017 Tree of Life pledge during the month of October.
 
                     Deas. Gina Aaron
                     Min. Theresa Fontaine
                     Sis. Sharon Hill-Williams
                     Sis. Tanya Roberson
                     Bro. Roberto Robinson  
   
                                
                                   
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

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

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. 


The Nominees for the Awards Banquet for Youth Choir are: Sis. Danielle Mcmillon, Sis. Niyori Barr, Sis. Juah Awilime, Sis. Sanaa Kelly, Bro. Robert Harper and Bro. Christopher Edrington; Pastor’s Aide are: Sis. Camille Perry, Sis. Gwendolyn Thomas, Sis. Geraldine Holman and Sis. Louise Murphy; Hospitality are: Sis. Shelia Hatcher, Leading Lady Helena Blackwell, and Trustee Norma Edrington; Missionary’s are: Sis. Joyce Alston, Sis. Carol Colbert, Sis. Geraldine Holman, Sis. Adell B. Howard, and Sis. Louise Murphy; Deaconess are: Deas. Seleta Corbin, Dea. Dorothy Wallace, Deas. Hazel Livingstone and Deas. Camille Perry; Scholarship are: Sis Doris Cain, Sis. Carol Mitchell, Trustee Tasha Saffold and Sis. Elizabeth Crocker; Trustee’s are: Trustee Mary Thomas, Trustee Carolyn Jenkins, Mother Gussie Shepherd, and Trustee Tisa Rountree-Young.  GNBC Choir are: Min. Donnie Harper, Sis. Annie Miller, Sis. Betty Davis, Trustee Mary Thomas, Sis. Mary Chestnut, Sis. Dottie McMillon and Sis. Gloria Speaks; Nurses are: Sis. Betty Davis, Sis Janet Ausby, Sis. Cynthia Alexander and Sis. Emily Hall; Women’s Ministry are: Sis. Carol Colbert, Sis. Emily Hall, Deas. Carol Mitchell, Sis. Cynthia Alexander, First Lady Helena Blackwell and Sis. Michele Gold; Ushers’s are: Sis. Valerie Thompson, Sis. Gail Ford, Sis. Zadie Graves, Sis. Olive Lowery, Geraldine Hughes, Gloria Hall-Martyns.

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

                                      PASTOR’S AIDE NEWS

On Monday, November 6, 2017 the Pastor Aides will be meeting for Elections and other business. Time 6:30 pm sharp.              


                                  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.  

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                      ATTENTION ALL GNBC MEMBERS
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Today, Sunday, November 5, 2017, Sister Charlotte Jones will run 26.2 miles, through the 5 boroughs of New York, to cross the finish line of the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon. Congratulations on an awesome feat Sister Jones. What a comeback.

On Sunday, November 12, 2017, our Leading Lady Min. B. Helena Blackwell will be preaching at Mt. Zion Baptist Church located at 61 Richards Ave, Dover, NJ for their Women's day. Time 10am. Colors are White  and with  Gold accessories.

Rev. Rountree will be preaching at Randall Chapel, 115  Oliver Street on  Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:30 pm for their Annual Women’s Day.  All are invited to join her.  Dinner will be served.

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 December issue of The GNBC Newsletter (which will be published on Sunday, December 3,  2017) will feature an article on "Christmas”. 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..............................................................
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 NOVEMBER

                        Trustee Tisa Rountree         Nov. 4
                        Sis. Mary Foster                  Nov. 7
                        Rev. Marcus Johnson           Nov. 7
                        Sis. Tanya Thompson           Nov. 13
                        Sis. Tiffany Hall                  Nov. 13
                        Sis. Janelle Solomon           Nov. 13
                        Sis. Gail Ford                     Nov. 15
                        Bro. William Dudley           Nov. 22
                        Sis. Sharifa Thomas             Nov. 23
                        Sis. Wanda Robinson           Nov. 25