Special Announcements

MAY 21ST – 82ND CHURCH ANNIVERSARYAll members are requested to give a sacrificial offering above your tithes/offering according to how you have been blessed.  Our speaker will be Reverend Robert Coleman, Pastor, Hoppers Chapel Baptist Church, Shelby, NC.
 
MAY 21ST – USHERS ANNUAL DAY WILL BE HELD AT 2:00 P.M.  Our speaker will be Dr. D. K. Ferguson, Pastor, First Mayfield Baptist Church, Charlotte.
 
 
2017 Family & Friends Cookout & Fellowship will be held at Reedy Creek Park, May 27th, Shelter #1, from 11:30 a.m. –– 4:30 p.m.  All monies may be paid in a separate envelope marked “Picnic Offering” located in the pew holder. The cost will be $10.00 per adult; $7.00 for children under the age of 8; $50 for a family of five.  Your timely payment is encouraged.  No monies will be refunded. Final date for payment is Monday, May 22ndThe Deacons/Samson will serve as our cookout leaders.
 
The Leadership for Women Ministry invites all women to join us on Saturday, June 3rd at 12:00 p.m. in the Upper Fellowship Hall for our second book discussion in 2017. We will be discussing the book entitled, “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World – Finding Intimacy With God in the Busyness of Life” by Joanna Weaver. Sister Carol Howie will be our Facilitator; we will discuss chapters 3 & 4.
 
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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.
 
 
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.
 
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Build your summer with The QuestZone featuring hands on experiments in STEM.  Topics include digital learning labs, Design Squad, Maker Studio, Robotics and much more. Register online at http://thequestzone.com/greater-providence/
 
Dates of Operation: June 12, 2017 – August 4, 2017 ● Hours/Days of Operation: Monday-Friday from 7:00am – 6:00pm ● Weekly Cost: $100.00 per week (includes field trips and meals) ● Registration Fee: $40 per child
 
 
GPBC DC Trip & African American Smithsonian Museum – April 23-26, 2018
Total Cost: $355.00 each person (double occupancy) – Cost includes transportation, accommodations, 3 hot breakfasts, and tours. 
Deposit:  $50.00 per person (nonrefundable) due May 1st, 2017
  • 2nd payment – August 1st, 2017
  • 3rd payment – October 1, 2017
  • 4th payment – January 1, 2018
  • 5th payment – February 1, 2018
Download the DC Trip-AA Smithsonian Museum-Spring 2018 flyer and complete bottom portion. Return form to Sis. Sharon Bailey along with deposit. 
 
DIRECTORY ALERT
 
You can now update your directory information online. Access the update form on our Resources page.
 
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Our 4th Annual Women’s Retreat to be held on September 14 – 16, 2017 at Ridgecrest Lifeway Conference Center in Ridgecrest, NC Registration is now closed.
 
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ALL MALES – Invitation to participate in GPBC Men’s Conference:  Part 1, Friday, June 9th at 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, June 10th at 8:45 am to 12:00 pm followed by lunch ($7.00 per person). See Rev. Reggie Bodrick.

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.
 
 
 

Bereavement Services

Sister Katrina Chandler’s father, Deacon Haywood M. Carter, went home to be with the Lord May 15th. 

Homegoing Services are tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 20th, First Baptist Church, 928 Washington Street, Danville, Virginia at 1:00 pm.  The location could possibly change – if so, that information will be emailed out once received by the GP office.

Fisher & Watkins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements:
707 Wilson Street
Danville, VA  24541
Phone:  434.799.2711
Fax:  434.799.7212