Special Announcements

Teen Retreat:  Calling All Teens Ages 13–19! Mark your calendar!  Our 2017 Teen Retreat will be September 22nd – 24th at Camp Thunderbird in Lake Wylie, SC.  Wake, Pray & Slay is the theme this year and the cost for each participant is $70. This fee covers transportation, 2 nights stay, 5 meals, and access to site amenities and activities. Registration packets are located on the table in the hallway. The deadline to register for the retreat is Sunday, September 3rd. Email ymc@greaterprovidence.org for additional information. Members of the Youth Ministry Committee will collect completed registration packets and payments after the worship hour each Sunday.  Make checks payable to Greater Providence Baptist Church and write Teen Retreat on the memo line.

The UMBA 6th Annual Session will be held Sept. 25-28 at 6:30 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2020 West Sugar  Road.  The 6th Annual Recognition Banquet will be held September 29, at the Crowne Plaza, Charlotte Executive Park, 5700 West Park Drive.  Download the UMBA 6th Annual Session outline.
Greater Providence Baptist Church Basketball League:  Calling ALL youth ages 4–18!  The 2017 basketball season will begin soon, and you don’t want to miss out on the fun, fellowship, and an opportunity to develop your athletic skills.  If you are interested, make plans to attend the open gym sessions Saturdays in October 7th, 14th, & 21st from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Visit the church website or contact Coach P. for additional information.   We are looking forward to another winning season, and YOU can be a part of it!
Music Ministry Workshop: Friday, 10/13, 7:00–9:30 pm; Saturday, 10/14, 9am–1pm–Musical Presentation 12 noon
Greater Providence Baptist Church is committed to meeting the spiritual, physical, emotional, and mental needs of its youth.  In addition to the various ministries in place to fulfill this commitment, the youth ministry department is open to establishing a mentoring and tutoring program if there is a need.
If you would like for your child to receive tutoring support from a mentor and/or if you are interested in volunteering to serve as a mentor, sign up now for the GPBC Mentoring & Tutoring Program. Complete the form for each child you intend to enroll into the program.
Long-range EVENTS

ALL MALES – GPBC Men’s Conference:  Part II – GPBC Men’s Conference, October 14th & 15th will be held at Ridgecrest Conference Center. 

“Men in the Mountain Spiritual Retreat” – $200 which includes transportation, room and board, and meals.  Checks should be made payable to:  GPBC – In the memo line, please indicate for the 2017 Men’s Conference–Ridgecrest
See Rev. Reggie Bodrick.
Youth Mass Choir Practice and Youth Fun Day:  GPBC Youth, are you ready to praise God through songs and have some fall fun?!  Youth Mass Choir practice will be held on Saturday, October 21st and 28th from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.  The Youth Fun Day outing will be Saturday, October 21st after choir practice and lunch.  We are going to Historic Rural Hill in Huntersville, NC from 12:30 2:30 p.m. to explore the Amazing Corn Maze.  The cost is $5 per person.  Sign-up sheets are located on the table located in the front entrance and on the table in the hallway.  The deadline to register for the outing is Wednesday, October 11th.  Mark your calendar and make plans to participate.
For more information on activities, job & intern opportunities, scholarships, offers & free services, check out our bulletin boards throughout the church. Submit information to gpbc@carolina.rr.com and all announcements by Monday to Gene and Justina.

Bereavement Services

None at this time.