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January 2, 2017







CONTENTS


Monday, January 2, 2017
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Sunday, January 8, 2017

1
Pastor's Sermon & Prayer Requests

2
Call to Action: (a) Sweatsuit Sunday!, (b) Food Industry, (c) American Heart Association, (d) Mission Thanks!, (e )Mission Pledge Drive, (f) Social  Media Contact Links

3
This Week's Schedule - (a) Mon, (b) Tue, (c ) Wed, (d) Thurs., (e) Fri, (f) Sat, (g) Sun

4
Upcoming Engagements/Event Dates

5
Other Announcements - (a) Birthdays, (b)






1
Scripture & Prayer Requests

1a
Ephesians 4:22-24


Amplified Bible (AMP)


22 that, regarding your previous way of life, you put off your old self [completely discard your former nature], which is being corrupted through deceitful desires,
23 and be continually renewed in the spirit of your mind [having a fresh, untarnished mental and spiritual attitude],
24 and put on the new self [the regenerated and renewed nature], created in God’s image, [godlike] in the righteousness and holiness of the truth [living in a way that expresses to God your gratitude for your salvation].




1b
Prayer List (Chaplains - E. Paster, J. Brown, J. Champs)

Sister Frankie Johnson and family


Sister Shirley Moore & Family


LeeAnn Hicks & Family


Mother Ora Lee Law Family





Anyone want to be added?

Please send an email to with subject "Prayer List" to:



Prayer Line Request?


Prayer offered day or night, 24 hour availability for prayer


Call: 612-559-0061


 






2
Call to Action!

2a
Sweatsuit Sunday!







2b
Food Industry Seminars!







2c








2d
Thank You!







2e
Kenya Mission Pledge Drive






2f






























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Monday, January 2, 2017
-
Sunday, January 8, 2017

3a
Monday, January 2, 2017




6:00 PM
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Hospitality Ministry Meeting




1st Monday of Month


6:30 PM
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Usher Ministry Meeting




2nd Monday of Month


 

3b
Tuesday, January 3, 2017




7:00 PM
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PACT II (Friendship Community Services)




Support Services Meeting


For those reestablishing lives disrupted by:

incarceration or addiction



(New Members Classroom)




Email: fcs2600@gmail.com






 


7:00 PM
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Education Equity Team Meeting


RESUMES IN JANUARY

GFMBC Friendship Hall




[4th Tuesday of Month]






3c
Wednesday, January 4, 2017




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Sunday School focused Bible Study & Prayer Service








Email: SundaySchool@greatfriend.org







6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Bible Study & Prayer Service @ GFMBC




Facilitated by Pastor Billy G. Russell




The LORD's Prayer




by Thomas Watson


 




Bookstore Email: gfmbcbooksandmore@gmail.com




Christian Education Email:
ChristianEducation@greatfriend.org









3d
Thursday, January 5, 2017









The Beat!


5:00 PM
-
Minister Darnell Davis




● Tune in to soarradio.com




● Or download Live365 Radio App on your Smartphone


 


6:00 PM
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Doves Rehearse!




[Thursday b4 1st & 3rd Sunday]


6:00 PM
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Men of Praise Rehearse!




[Thursday b4 2nd & 4th Sunday]







6:00 PM
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Young People of Praise (YPOP) Practice!




[Thursday b4 2nd Sunday]


6:30 PM
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Faith Bible Institute Registration Open!









6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Teacher I Want to Be Training




1st Thursday of Month




Fireside Room




2600 E. 38th Street




Minneapolis, MN 55406





7:00 PM
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Fortress (Teen) Chor Rehearsal!




[Thursday b4 2nd Sunday]


7:00 PM
-
Music Ministry Bible Study!




Greater Praise Rehearsal!




[Thursday b4 1st, 3rd, & 4th Sunday]


8:30 PM
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Grateful Praise (Praise Team) Rehearsal




[Thursday b4 1st, 3rd, & 4th Sunday]




GFMBC Music Ministry




Email: MusicMinsitry@greatfriend.org




3e
Friday, January 6, 2017











3f
Saturday, January 7, 2017

1st Saturday





9:00 AM

Trustee Meeting




[4th Saturday of month]


10:00 AM
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Deacons & Deaconesses Meeting




[Saturday b4 1st Sunday of month]





10:00 AM
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All Mission Ministry Meeting




[4th Saturdays]




Foreign Mission, Evangelism, Women, Men, and Bread Ministries


10:00 AM
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Jr. Usher Training!




[Saturdays b4 2nd Sunday]


10:30 AM - Noon
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YPOP (Young People of Praise) Rehearsal





11:30 AM
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Busy Bees Meeting




[1st Saturday of month]


12:00 PM
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Adults & Teens Movers 4 Christ (Praise Dance) Ministry Rehearsal in Gold Room!




ALL are welcome- children, teens and adults




Questions: See Sis. Cynthia Taylor


1:00 PM
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Children Movers 4 Christ (Praise Dance)




Ministry Rehearsal in Gold Room!














3g
Sunday, January 8, 2017

2nd Sunday  --- Youth Sunday!






6:00 AM
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Bro Pete Rhodes Presents: "Urban Perspectives"




Comcast Channel 937 BMA Networks










7:30 AM
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Song review & Devotion




Deacon Brown Choir Room


8:00 AM
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Call to Worship --- Worship Leader


8:05 AM
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Devotion --- Deacons/Deaconesses


8:20 AM
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Men of Praise Sing!




Attire: Casual for Youth Sunday


Sermon
-
Rev. Dr. Billy G. Russell, Sr. Pastor





8:59 AM
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Email: NewMembers@greatfriend.org




Facilitated by Executive Pastor, Eddie Bolden




 


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Marriage Ministry Presents…




Marriage Built to Last: Living Intentionally & Loving Biblically




Email: MarriedMinistry@greatfriend.org




Facilitated by Rev. L. Wilder & Sis. Jean Wilder








Email: SundaySchool@greatfriend.org






 


10:00 AM
-
Bro Pete Rhodes Presents: "Urban Perspectives"




Comcast Channel 937 BMA Networks

















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­­­­­­­­­---------- Upcoming Engagements/Event Dates ­­­­­­----­----­­­­­






Saturday, January 14, 2017

MSBC Mid Winter Session


7:30 AM - 9:15 AM
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Minnesota State Baptist Convention




Prayer Breakfast




Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. Ian Bethel




Breakfast donation is $10


9:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM
-
Board Meeting


10:30 AM - Noon
-
CLASSES: FILL OUT FORM




Dr. Creighton:  Ester




V. P. Runney Patterson: Joseph




Alfred Babinton-Johnson: Youth Mental Health




Upworks / Union Gospel Mission / Ujamaa




GFMBC Fellowship Hall




2600 E. 38th Street




Minnepolis, MN 55406





Sunday, January 15, 2017




4:00 PM
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MLK Worship Program




Rev. Dr. Alvin Bernstine


A fouth generation Baptist preacher, writer and author of "Church Through th Roof"




GFMBC 




2600 E. 38th Street




Minnepolis, MN 55406


 


Monday, January 23, 2017




7:00 PM
-
Emergency Preparedness Team Meeting




GFMBC Fireside Room




2600 E. 38th Street




Minnepolis, MN 55406









Friday, January 27, 2017




7:00 PM
-
Greater Praise w/ Pastor Russell




Minnesota African American Heritage Ceremony




Progressive Baptist Church-




1505 Burns Ave, St Paul, MN 55106







Sunday, April 30, 2017






Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers Service









 

5
Other Announcements

5a
Birthdays!




Happy Birthday to those born


in the month of 
January





Thank You & God bless!!

5b
Kenya Firemen Graduate!






5c
Metro Transit Driver Opportinities!




5d
Airport Career Opportunities



5e