Special Announcements

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 the Administrative Assistant, Gene Bennett and Church Secretary, Justina Smith.
October 14th is the 44th Church Anniversary of First Mayfield Memorial Baptist Church – 3:00 p.m. ~ The Pastor is preaching accompanied by the Spiritual Choir, Ushers and Members.
SHARE THE GIFT OF LIFE––DONATE BLOOD! The First Responders Ministry in collaboration with the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will be hosting a Blood Drive on Sunday, October 21st from 11:45 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. in the Upper Fellowship Hall.  Please sign up to donate at church by October 14th.  See Sis. Deborah Lewis cor Sis. Wanda Clark for questions
“PINK IT OUT”:  October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Please show your support by wearing pink on Sunday, October 28th.
YOUTH FALL FESTIVAL – Saturday, October 27th (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) Family Life Center – Family Fun Night! Come out for Good Family Fun & Fellowship including games, arts & crafts, drawings for prizes and a talent showcase with your family and friends.  Help the Youth Ministry Committee plan by signing up for the eventSign-up at church.
Voices Of Gratitude Celebration – Sunday, October 28th, At 3:00 P.M.
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS are offering scholarships to Youth in Middle and High School.  The Middle School scholarship is $5,000 and the High School scholarship is $30,000. The deadline to submit written entries is October 31stFor more information, contact ymc@greaterprovidence.org or Brother Melvin Bailey.
GREATER PROVIDENCE will join Mecklenburg County Health Department for the 7th season of Village HeartBEAT. This initiative focuses on improving the health of minorities by partnering with churches for a 16-week competition.  To learn more about how you can take part, please see Doreen West or Karen Thomas.
The CHRISTIAN LIFE ENRICHMENT MINISTRY will present an Arts & Crafts Fair, Saturday, November 3, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Upper Fellowship Hall.  You are invited to share your talent by displaying items, baked goods, or demonstrating a skill.  Please sign up as an exhibitor and share your gift or sign up to participate in the Cooke Bake-off!  Contact Rev. Winston Lassiter, Sis. Joyce Culbreath, Sis. Deborah McLendon or Sis. Vondalyn Hamilton for any questions.
Samaritan’s Purse is seeking seasonal employees to work in their eight Operation Christmas Child processing centers. See bulletin board on how to apply for seasonal employment.
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.
 Online Teen Bible Study
God’s Word is a lamp to guide our feet and a light for our path (Psalm 119:105); therefore, we are wise to study and apply it.  Join us twice a month on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. for online Bible study.  We will start with reviewing upcoming Sunday school lessons, but you are encouraged to recommend future topics.  Mark your calendar and join us.
Dial-in Number:  (712) 770-4010 ● Access Code:  710349
For more information:  ymc@greaterprovidence.org

Bereavement Services

Sincere condolences to Sister Marva Waller in the loss of her sister. Mrs. Queen Esther Adams Coles, 81, of Charlotte, NC passed away Sunday,
October 7, 2018. Funeral service will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018.
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church
2020 Suger Creek Road West
Charlotte, NC 28262
Visitation will begin at 11:00 am and the service will follow at 12:00 pm
Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery
1801 Oaklawn Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28216
Sincere condolences to Brother Percy Wade in the loss of his sister. The Memorial Service for Brother Wade’s sister, Lemell Studevent, will be held October 20, 2018.
11:00 am @ Faith Shepherd Baptist Church
3233 E Street SE
Washington, DC 20019
Steward Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
4001 Benning Road, N.E.
Washington, DC 20019