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.
 
ANGEL TREE:  Please visit the Angel Tree in the hallway, select a tag, and record your selection/number on the form.  The amount is limited to $25.00.  Please return gifts on or before Wednesday, December 18th. Thank you kindly for your assistance.
 

Tis the season to be jolly!!! Therefore, youth of all ages are invited to attend a Holiday Social.  The social will be held on Wednesday, December 18 in the upper fellowship hall from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.  Come out and participate in the reindeer games, win prizes and enjoy the refreshments. Email ymc@greaterprovidence.org or sign on the roster located on the hallway table by Sunday, December 15th if you’d like to attend.

 
  • DECEMBER 22nd~COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS SERVICE AT GPBC~5:00 P.M. ● DECEMBER 25th, 26th & 27th~CHURCH OFFICES CLOSED ● DECEMBER 29th~MINT HILL FELLOWSHIP AT GPBC~5:50 P.M. ● DECEMBER 31st~CHURCH OFFICES WILL CLOSE AT 3:00 P.M. ● DECEMBER 31st~NEW YEAR’S EVE SERVICE AT 7:30 P.M.
 
 
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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
 
Sincere condolences to Sister Lara & Bro. Demetrius Harris & Family in the loss of her father, Robert L. Burris. Services are as follows:
Wake, Wednesday, December 11, 2019

6:00-7:30 pm @ Fishing Creek Baptist Church

Funeral, Thursday, December 12, 2019

1:00 pm @ Fishing Creek Baptist Church

Fishing Creek Baptist Church, 1220 Springlake Road, York, SC 29745. (803) 684-6319

Interment: Lakeview Memory Gardens, 1774 Filbert Highway, York, SC 29745
 

Wright Funeral Home
301 East Liberty Street
York, SC 29745
(803) 684-4781
https://www.wrightfuneralhomesc.com/

 

Sincere condolences to Bro. Tim & Sis. Sharon Ewing & Family in the loss of his sister-in-law. The funeral for Mrs. Cynthia Ann Ellerbe Ewing will be Saturday 12/14 @ 1pm.

Oliver Grove Missionary Baptist Church
232 Davis Haywood Road
Mangrum Community
Mt. Gilead, NC 27306

Harris Funeral Home in Mt. Gilead, NC has her body.
https://www.harrisfuneralsandcremations.com/

2529 NC HWY 109 South
P.O. Box 573
Mt. Gilead, NC 27306
Phone: (910) 439-4368 or (704) 289-4243
Fax: (910) 439-5387

 
Sincere condolences to Sis. Laverne Ellerbe in the loss of her son, Terrence Ellerbe. The homegoing service for Brother Ellerbe will be held on Sunday, December 15, 2019 in the GPBC Sanctuary. Visitation begins at 12:30 pm; The service starts at 1:30 pm. Alexander Funeral Home 1424 Statesville Ave. is in charge.