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October 16, 2017









CONTENTS


Monday, October 16, 2017
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Sunday, October 22, 2017

1
Pastor's Sermon & Prayer Requests

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Call to Action: (a) Women's Retreat, (b) FCS Luncheon, (c ) Men of God Concert, (d) Music Ministry Fall Concert, (e) Hurricane Relief, (f)  Leadership Meeting, (g) Food Industry Training, (h) Social Media

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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) Talent Acquisition Manager






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Scripture & Prayer Requests

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Ephesians 5:19


Amplified Bible (AMP)


19  Speak to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, [offering praise by] singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;




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




Sister Betty Murry & Family
Sister Chatton Bolden & Family
Sister Debbie Gatlin & Family


Pat Taylor & Family


Caretha Taylor & Family (Mother of Deaconess Gail Henderson)


Janie Courtney (Daughter of Sis Frances Courtney)


Beulah Wright ( Mother os Deaconess Shirley Gardner)


Allen Wells Sr. (Brother of Deaconess Carrie Eberhardt)


George Templeton & Family (Brother of Mother Violet Carter)


Sister Bridget Gibson & Family


Family of Brother Tommy LeSeur


Coretha Taylor (Mother of Deaconess Gail Henderson)


Sister LeAnn Hicks (Daughter of Bro. Wallace Hicks)


Steven Wright (Brother of Deaconess Shirley Gardner)


Aunt Zelma Family (Carr Family)


Craig Wilder (Brother of Mother Marian Dorsey)


Willie Walker Jr's Family (Brother of LeeAnn Hicks)


Deaconess Shirley Gardner's Family in Texas


Bashir (Son of Deaconess Gardner in New York)


Sister Nicole Robins (Daughter of Deaconess Eberhardt)


Sister LeeAnn Hicks & Family


Marius Spraggins (Grandson of Mother Janice Norris)


Craig Foster (Brother of Mother Marian Dorsey)


Joe Jones & Family


Sister Jonnie Ruth Jones & Family


Sister Hazel Burnside's Daughter & Family


Deaconess Shirley Gardner & Family


Chaplain Cheryl Powers & Family


Evangelist Phyllis Driver & Family


Joe Jones


Sister Johnnie Ruth Jones & Family


Sister Wendy Hines & Family


Lamar Mitchel Family


Sister Earlene Partee & Family


Pearl Jones & Family (Sister of Sis. Kathy Hawkings)


Bobbie Ballentine (Sister of Deaconess Carrie Eberhardt)


Sister Arlene McEwen & Family


Sister Francine Gladden


The Cornely & Charles Payne Family


Rev. Juan Turner & Family


Jason Spencer (Stepson of Deaconess Shirley Gardner)


Brother Jerome Driver & Minister Phyllis Driver





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









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Call to Action!

2a
Women's Retreat Registration on Kiosk in vestibule or give.greatfriend.org



2b
RSVP Requested for FCS Luncheon


Please register online so that we have pleny of food prepared for FCS Annual Apreciation Luncheon!


Saturday, October 21st @ 12 Noon, Friendship Hall






2c
 Pastor Billy G. Russell & MSBC Present… "Men of God" Concert!


Saturday, October 21st @ 6:30pm.


Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church





2d
"Better Days Are Here!" - GFMBC Music & Fine Arts Ministry Fall Concert!


Bring a Friend… You don't want to miss this blessing!


Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 6:30pm






2e
Hurricane Relief Supplies Needed!



2f
Leadership Meeting and House Meeting Training!


NEW CREATION CHURCH
1922 N 25TH AVE MPLS,MN
OCTOBER 19TH 2017
6:30 TO 9pm


Come join us!!!

We will gather together to collectively create an agenda that we will all use in our November congregational forums. We will debrief the “Christian Prophetic Revival” and implement another house meeting training for newly inspired leaders and leaders who were not able to make it to the previous training...
THIS IS THE ONLY WAY WE CAN BEGAN TO TAKE OUR PAIN AND TRANSFER IT INTO POWER!!!! WE HAVE TO CLAIM OUR VOICES!!!!!

WITH ANY QUESTION OR CONCERNS CONTACT BRIAN FULLMAN @ 612-695-3911/ BFULLMAN@ISAIAHMN.ORG


2g
Food Industry Training Program!



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Monday, October 16, 2017
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Sunday, October 22, 2017

3a
Monday, October 16, 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




7:00 PM
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Bible Study w/Rev. Lewellyn Wilder




Single Creek Commons




4600 Humbolt




Minneapolis, MN




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Tuesday, October 17, 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








10:00 AM
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BOYS2MEN




Start a New Career & Take Control of Your Life!


For African American Mailes 18 - 32 Years Old

St. Paul or East Metro Resident



Progressive Baptist Church




1505 Burns Ave, St. Paul, MN




7:00 PM
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Education Equity Team Meeting




GFMBC Friendship Hall




[4th Tuesday of Month]



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Wednesday, October 18, 2017




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




God’s Covenant with David— II Sam. 7: 1-6, 8-10, 12-16




Email: SundaySchool@greatfriend.org




6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Young Men of Christ (YMOC)




Workout & Wisdom Wednesday




Where: Meet in GFMBC Workout Room









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




Facilitated by Pastor Billy G. Russell






Bookstore Email: gfmbcbooksandmore@gmail.com




Email: ChristianEducation@greatfriend.org









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Thursday, October 19, 2017




4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Memory Club




a 10-week program for people with MCI




and early demintia and their care partners




Cora McCorvey Health Center




1015 4th Ave. North




Minneapolis, MN 55405




For more information contact:




Carol Ashwood at








Laura Herman at








952-935-8143






The Beat!


5:00 PM
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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]


6:30 PM
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Faith Bible Institute Registration Open!











7:00 PM
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Moved to Saturday - Music Ministry Bible Study!




Greater Praise Rehearsal!




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


8:30 PM
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Moved to Saturday - Grateful Praise (Praise Team) Rehearsal




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




GFMBC Music Ministry




Email: MusicMinsitry@greatfriend.org









3e
Friday, October 20, 2017




7:00 PM

Friday Focus Fellowship




(3rd Friday of Month)




3232 Freemont Ave. N.




Minneapolis, MN




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Saturday, October 21, 2017

3rd 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


11:00 AM
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FCS Board Meeting


12:00 Noon

FCS Annual Appreciation Luncheon




Special Guest Speaker: Tsidra Jones










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!













2:00 PM

Men of God in Concert Choir Rehearsal


3:00 PM

Greater Praise Rehearsal in Choir Room





6:30 PM
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Men of God in Concert!









Featuring: The Ole Timers, The Mighty Revivals, Men of New Hope, Coutland Pickens & Lawrence Miles, The Belfrey Brothers, & 100 Men Choir!






3g
Sunday, October 22, 2017

4th 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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Doves Sing!




Attire:


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







9:01 AM
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Sunday School




God’s Covenant with David— II Sam. 7: 1-6, 8-10, 12-16




Email: SundaySchool@greatfriend.org







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




Comcast Channel 937 BMA Networks











10:15 AM
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Call to Worship --- Worship Leader


10:20 AM
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Devotion --- Deacons/Deaconesses


10:30 AM
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Praise & Worship!




Attire:


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




Invitation




Closing with Altar Prayer


Baptism

Following Benediction (1st Sunday)


















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





Thur Oct 26 - Sat Oct 28, 2017





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2017 Woment's Retreat is scheduled for:

l Thursday, October 26 to Saturday, October 28  (Thurs.Opening/Prep night) . 
l Friday, October 27 - 6:00 A.M. -  Until - W/Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & all day snacks
l Saturday, October 28 - 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM - W/Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks - No Dinner

Check-out time 11:00 AM for those spending the night at the conference center.

Retreat Location: 
Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center
1 Oakridge Drive, Chaska, MN  55318


Please see Helen Kimbrough or Nicole Robbins to signup or if you have questions.

Thank you,
Helen & Nicole





Saturday, November 4, 2017




11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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National Baptist Women's World Day of Prayer




Location:
New Mt Calvary Baptist Church
3751 Sheridan Ave N.




GF, is wearing Purple, and representing the country of Africa. Each lady is asked to bring a donation of your dress size. We are also to bring food representing that country










Tuesday, December 12, 2017




10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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People of Color Career Fair





7:00 PM
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Deacons, Deaconesses, Mothers, & GFMBC




Community Outreach @ Providence Place




Minister Jay Craig brings Word




3720 23rd Ave. South




Minneapolis, MN




Phone: 612-392-1770











5b
Career Opportunity!


T.PINDER&COMPANY

Talent Acquisition Manager
Job Locations
US-MN-Minneapolis
..
More information about this job:
Overview:
Are you passionate about talent acquisition? Are you a resilient leader who loves managing an awesome team at an amazing company?

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.
Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.
It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson is honored to receive 40+ Top Workplace Awards since 2002... what are you waiting for?!
Summary:
Mortenson Construction is hiring a Talent Acquisition Manager to provide leadership and management to the talent acquisition team in support of core company recruiting objectives, including Inclusion and Diversity, lean processes, high candidate and hiring manager satisfaction and a focus on finding the best talent!
Responsibilities:
In this role, the Talent Acquisition Manager will:
• Lead Mortenson’s talent acquisition team to deliver high quality talent from diverse pools through an effective and efficient process resulting in high caliber talent, positive candidate experience and hiring manager satisfaction
• Lead diversity recruiting initiatives as outlined in Mortenson’s Inclusion and Diversity road-map
• Manage recruiting processes and systems, including iCIMS applicant tracking system, OFCCP compliance and high quality sourcing, interview, selection and hire processes
• Manage and evolve Mortenson’s employment brand and the expression of that brand through collateral, web presence and social media
• Support customer relationship between talent acquisition specialists and hiring managers
• Monitor and report on performance metrics for the talent acquisition team to benchmark and measure success
• Participate in and support Mortenson’s craft recruiting initiative
• Recruit selected high-level company or Human Resources positions as needed
• Fulfill other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree Human Resources Management, or related field and/or equivalent experience
• Minimum of ten years recruiting/HR experience or a combination of higher education and experience
• Minimum of three years supervising talent acquisition professionals
• Previous experience with applicant tracking systems required, iCIMS preferred
• Previous experience leading inclusion and diversity recruiting initiatives preferred but not required
• Strong understanding of and enthusiasm for talent acquisition processes and best practices
• Adept leadership and management skills
• Knowledge of Affirmative Action and EEO regulatory requirements and general best practices
• Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft office and applicant tracking systems, ability to learn and optimize new systems preferred
• Problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Strong teamwork orientation, coaching and mentoring skills
• Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
• Ability to organize and prioritize work
• Detail oriented, ability to analyze data and draw conclusions from data
Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.
     CONTACT:
  T.PINDER&COMPANY ST PAUL, MN 55110. EMAIL: tonypinder@gmail.com. 651-788-7098.


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