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.
 
CLASS OF 2019 GRADUATE SUNDAY, JUNE 9TH during our worship service.  Register now – deadline for submission is  May 31st.
 
Ladies, you are cordially invited to attend the LEADERSHIP FOR WOMEN MINISTRY 1ST DENIM & PEARLS BRUNCH on Saturday, June 1st at 1:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center. This is an opportunity to “sport” your favorite pair of denim and pearls. Our guest speaker will be First Lady Toni Miller from Trinity Park Baptist Church.  The cost for this event is $10.00. Please see Sis. Deborah Lewis, Sis. Cheleta Caulton or another member of the ministry to purchase a ticket by May 26th.
 
GRIEF AND RECOVERY MINISTRY will meet on June 8, at 11:00 a.m., Lower FH.  You are cordially invited to join us in this shared session.  Sign up at church.  If you have questions, please direct them to Rev. Higgs.
 
CHRISTIAN LIFE ENRICHMENT MINISTRY will have a representative from the Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy to give information about SENIOR SCAMS.  Anyone can be a victim!  The information session is open to ALL!  Join us on Wednesday, June 12th at 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. following Hour of Power-Lower FH.  If you have questions, please contact Sis. Vondalyn Hamilton, Sis. Joyce Culbreath, Sis. McLendon or Rev. Winston Lassiter.
 
THE TRUE VINE MINISTRY will host an informational session on “Understanding Grief” on Saturday, June 15th, from 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. in the Upper Fellowship Hall.  The session will be facilitated by a representative from KinderMourn and light refreshments will be provided.  We encourage all who have experienced loss and those who have had someone close to them experience loss to attend this session.  If you plan to attend, sign up at church by Sunday, June 9th.
 
FAMILY & FRIENDS COOKOUT & FELLOWSHIP – REEDY CREEK PARK – JUNE 15TH AT 11:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.; COST:  $7 PER PERSON; A sign-up sheet is on the table in the hallway.  Please use the brown envelope in the pew holder to pay your assessment.  No refunds.  Final date for payment is Wednesday, June 12th.
 
We are getting ready for Vacation Bible School!  2019 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL ~ JUNE 17TH – 21ST. This summer, we will discuss in depth how God has called us to be Christians at home, work and the community.You can sign up for Vacation Bible School as a student at church.  We need teachers for all age groups. Please contact ymc@greaterrovidence.org if you are interested.  Come on!  Say YES to VBS! Sign up today!
 
 
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Scholarships for 2019 Graduates!  Attention High School Seniors:  If you are attending college in the fall, contact ymc@greaterprovidence.org ASAP for scholarship opportunities.  GPBC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION will end on June 7th. Contact the church for information.
 
 
 
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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:  On Wednesday, April 3rd, we will discuss “Seeing Temptation for What it is and complete the theme on Wednesday, April 17th by discussing how we can “Live a Christ Focused Life”  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.
 
 
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
 
None at this time.