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.
2018 Teen Retreat – August 17th – 19th – Camp Thunderbird, Lake Wylie, SC – $70 (2 nights – 5 meals, site amenities and retreat packet) REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
Students will return to school on Monday, August 27th!  Let’s help  them prepare for success by donating school supplies.  Please place any school items you are able to donate in the large bin located in the front lobby.  On Saturday, August 25th, the Back to Carnival will be held and students will be able to participate in various activities and receive supplies.
The Greater Providence Hymn Choir Anniversary will be held on Sunday, August 26th at 3:00 p.m.  We have invited Choirs from other Churches to join in this celebration. 
The Senior Missionaries Luncheon/Program will be held on Saturday, September 8th, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center.  The cost is $5.00.  If you represent Senior status and would like to attend this joyous fellowship that will include the following Ministries:  Grief & Recovery, Widow/Widower, Christian Life Enrichment, Midday Hour Power/Bible Study and the Outreach Sr. Bible Class, please sign the sheet on the table in the hallway and use the brown envelope labeled “Senior Luncheon” to pay your assessment.  Deadline to sign up/pay is Wednesday, August 22nd.  Our extraordinary, profound, speakers will be Rev. Higgs, Rev. Lassiter, a Senior Representative, and some relaxing, smooth “Gospel Got Jazz.”
Attention Ladies:  Please join the Leadership for Women Ministry on September 14th – 16th for our first Sister to Sister Staycation at the Springhill Suites by Marriott (Ballantyne). Registration is now closedPlease see Deborah Lewis, Cheleta Caulton or another Ministry member for more information.
SUMMER CAMP for Greater Providence STEAM Enrichment  (“Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math”) – June 11th – August 17th – Enroll TODAY!  (Ages 5-12) Hours of Operation 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Learn more…
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 sympathy to Deacon Michael Miller and Brother Ronnie Miller; their mother, Mrs. Mazell Miller, went home to be with the Lord Saturday morning.
Funeral arrangements are as follows:
Friday, August 17, 2018 at 12pm
Branch Baptist Church
2619 Old Pageland Monroe Road
Monroe, NC 28112
Visitations from 11am to 12pm
Funeral Service begins at 12pm
Burial service will be immediately following the funeral service at:
Belmont Missionary Baptist Church
419 Belmont Church Road
Monroe, NC 28112
Grier Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.