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.
 
November 23rd: Arts & Crafts Fair & Cookie Bake Off Contest ~ 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. (Upper FH)
 
November 24th:  Community Thanksgiving Worship Service~5:00 p.m. at Greater Bethel AME, 5232 The Plaza, Charlotte.
 
CHRISTIAN LIFE ENRICHMENT MINISTRY is sponsoring an outing to NarroWay Dinner Theater, Saturday, December 7, 5:00 p.m., for an original broadway-style show and dinner ($37.00 covers show and meal).  Seats are selling fast!  Please join us for a show that you will not forget.  Pick up a flyer from the table in the hallway.  See Sis. Joyce Culbreath, Sis. Deborah McLendon, Sis. Vondalyn Hamilton or Rev. Winston Lassiter for additional information.
 
The Leadership for Women Ministry invites all women to join us on Saturday, December 7th @ 12:00 P.M. in the Lower Fellowship Hall for our final book discussion in 2019. We will discuss chapters 11 & 12 from the book entitled, “Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World – Finding Intimacy With God in the Busyness of Life” by Joanna Weaver. Deaconess Sharon Nowlin will facilitate chapter 11 & Sister Mesherry Byers will facilitate chapter 12.
 
Join us in our grief and recovery shared session on  DECEMBER 7, 2019 at 11:00 am in the LIBRARY,
 
 
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…GIRL SCOUTS:  We have started!  Ages range from 5–18 years old.  If you would like to join the Girls Scouts, we have space for you.  Please contact Katrina Chandler, Debbie Jackson or Keisha Stewart for questions.

New Members Pastoral Assimilation Ministry:  We are recruiting new teachers.  If anyone is interested, please contact Gail Brown or Rev. Mary Higgs.  The phone numbers are listed in the church directory.

FIRST RESPONDERS MINISTRY is looking for individuals who are CPR certified to join the ministry. If you are a nursing assistant, physician, pharmacist, med tech, fireman, fitness instructor, we invite you to be a part!  We will have our quarterly meeting on 6.  Please see Melissa Mikell or Vondalyn Hamilton for any questions.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL:  Join us next Sunday at 8:45 a.m. for Sunday School. There are classes for all age groups.  Contact Gena Hoursey, Deacon Harlan Dula or Reverend Mary Higgs for more information.
 
TEEN BIBLE STUDY:  2nd & 4th Wednesday at 7:00 PM Dinner is served before each session at 6:30, and the Bible study session is from 7:00 – 8:00.  Contact ymc@greaterprovidence.org by the Monday before each session if you plan to attend.
 
CHOIRS:  The Mass and/or Brotherhood Choirs continue to grow.  If you are interested in joining, please come to the following choir rehearsals:  1) Mass Choir:  Tuesdays before the 1st and 2nd Sundays at 7 p.m.; 2) Brotherhood Choir:  Tuesdays before the 3rd and 4th Sundays at 7 p.m.  Please see the schedule information in the church directory/bulletin.
 
PRAYER every Friday night at 7:00 p.m. – Please call 712-770-4863 and use Access Code 544111#
 
 
GPBC MENTORING & TUTORING PROGRAM
 
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. Contact ymc@greaterprovidence.org.
 
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Bereavement Services