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                                      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.

                                        The GNBC Trustee Board
WASHINGTON DC – SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM, PORTRAIT GALLERY – NATIONAL MALL AND NATIONAL HARBOR WEEKEND BUS TRIP GETAWAY HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Our church remains in need of your financial support so, when this pandemic is over, we can return to the fruitfulness God has so richly blessed us with. We're asking that unless you have been financially impacted by this crisis, you remain disciplined and obedient in your giving. You may mail in your tithes and offerings to the church, drop them in our secure mail slot located near the front door, or use Givelify. 'Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts...” - Malachi 3:10.   

                         WOMEN’S MINISTRY NEWS – SAVE THE DATES

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.                                               

                                                  SWEET SISTER NEWS

Please remember your Sweet Sister on her birthday and Mother’s Day.                             

                                   PASTOR ANNIVERSARY 2021 NEWS

Good Neighbor Family!!

SAVE THE DATE!!!

You are cordially invited to CELEBRATE our PASTOR and LEADING LADY BLACKWELL’s 26th PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY BANQUET on Saturday, June 12, 2021 to be held at The WESTWOOD, 438 North Ave, Garwood NJ. Time 12 - 4pm.

Invitations will be mailed, 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”.  

                                     NURSES MINISTRY NEWS

HELP WANTED

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.
                                       
                                           
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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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.

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 June issue of The GNBC Newsletter (which will be published on Sunday, June 7, 2020) will feature an article on “Father’s Day”. We also welcome articles from any member of the congregation. 

PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR SICK AND SHUT INS AND THOSE IN NEED OF PRAYER
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
                                     THE MEMBERS OF GNBC
                                    BORN IN THE MONTH OF MAY

                      SIS. LILLIAN JONES                       MAY 6
                      BRO. TRAYSHAWN THOMAS          MAY 13
                      DEAS. JOYCE HINES                     MAY 15
                      BRO. ABRAHM B. EDMONDS          MAY 21
                      SIS. ANIYAH LEWIS                       MAY 21
                      TRUSTEE SANDRA LEWIS              MAY 21
                      BRO. CHARLES THOMPSON, JR.   MAY 24
                      SIS. ADELL B. HOWARD                MAY 31
                      MIN. TERRI FONTAINE                  MAY 31
                      SIS. MELISSA LESTER                   MAY 31