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November 21, 2016







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Monday, November 21, 2016
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Sunday, November 27, 2016

1
Pastor's Sermon & Prayer Requests

2
Call to Action: (a) 1st Lady Appreciation (b) Christmas Arms of Love, (c ) Emmy Award, (d) Marketing, (e) 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
2 Chronicles 5:13


Amplified Bible (AMP)


13  in unison when the trumpeters and singers were to make themselves heard with one voice praising and thanking the Lord, and when they raised their voices accompanied by the trumpets and cymbals and [other] instruments of music, and when they praised the Lord, saying, “For He is good, for His mercy and lovingkindness endure forever,” then the house of the Lord was filled with a cloud,




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

Mrs. Juanita Williams & Family
Rev. Melvin & Helen Brown & Family


Prisners of war


Rev. Ballard & Family


Sis. Maple King Family


Sis. Rachel Lewis & Edmund Vojtik Family


The Stroud Family


Bro. Thomas Freeman


Sis. Tierney Carter-Brown


Deacon Robert Hendrix


Mother Ora Lee Law


Sis. LeeAnn Hicks


Clardy Wells


Sis. Ruth Williams


Deaconess Mary Riley Craig & 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


 






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Call to Action!

2a
See Deaconess Shirley Gardner for 1st Lady Appreciation Luncheon Tickets!





2b
Christmas Arms of Love





2nd Chance Outreach, Bernice Brown Gregory, James Greer & Co.


5pm, Sunday @ GFMBC!





2c
Midwest Emmy Chapter Induct First Aferican Americans into Silver Circle


Pastor Billy G. Russell & The Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church


Family congratulate Pete & Kim Rhodes on Emmy Silver Circle induction



2d
Market Your Ministry Events!


Contact GFMBC Marketing Team:  Marketing@greatfriend.org


● Need posters, flyers, announcements, event marketing (Click on Link Below 2 Start)?






2e






























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Monday, November 21, 2016
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Sunday, November 27, 2016

3a
Monday, November 21, 2016



6:30 PM
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PRACTICE/FELLOWSHIP/EXERCISE




Interested in LINE DANCING at our ANNUAL Holiday Fellowship?




Questions? See Latrice Davis, Amy Jones or Valerie McCarty




GFMBC Fellowship Hall




2600 E. 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN


 


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, November 22, 2016



6:30 PM
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Thespian Ministry Christmas Play Production




Rehearsal: All are welcome!






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, November 23, 2016




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


RESUMES NEXT WEEK

Facilitated by Pastor Billy G. Russell




How Should Christians Vote?







 




Bookstore Email: gfmbcbooksandmore@gmail.com




Christian Education Email:
ChristianEducation@greatfriend.org









3d
Thursday, November 24, 2016








 




The Beat!


5:00 PM
-
Minister Darnell Davis




● Tune in to soarradio.com




● Or download Live365 Radio App on your Smartphone




3e
Friday, November 25, 2016











3f
Saturday, November 26, 2016

4th Saturday


8:00 AM
10:30 AM - Noon
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Men of Praise Rehearse
YPOP (Young People of Praise) Rehearsal





2:00 PM
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LINE DANCING Practice!




Join us for PRACTICE/FELLOWSHIP/EXERCISE


 

3g
Sunday, November 27, 2016

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 --- Ministers


8:05 AM
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Devotion --- Deacons/Deaconesses


8:20 AM
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Men of Praise Sing!




Attire: Brown, Grey, & Orange


Sermon
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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 - 




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


10:25 AM
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Worship in Song




Grateful Praise (Praise Team) Sings!




Grateful Praise (Praise Team) Opens Service! [1st, 3rd, & 4th Sundays]




Fortress Praise Team Sings!  --- [2nd Sundays, Youth Sunday]


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













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










Monday, November 28, 2016




7:00 PM
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Emergency Preparedness Team Mtg




Fireside Room


Friday, December 2, 2016




1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
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You are Cordially Invited…




To Friendship Academy of the Arts




2016 National Blue Ribbon Award Celebration




2600 E. 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN





6:00 PM
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Mother McCrorey's Holiday Fellowship




"The Black & White Ball"




The Crowne Plaza Hotel (by MOA)




3 Appletree Square




Bloomington, MN 55425




Tickets: $40 per person (must be purchased in advance)


 


Saturday, December 3, 2016




11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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MSBC Women's Auxiliary




First Lady Appreciation Lunch




To register call Minister Ora Hokes 612-827-7928




Greater Friendship MBC




2600 E. 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN




Questions? Call Sis. Sylvia Amos at 612-522-7508


 


Monday, December 4, 2016

Toys for Tots!




GFMBC is one of the Twin Cities “Toys for Tots” pick up locations




If you’re interested in signing up for toys for your children, please complete the required form and return it to the “TOYS for TOTS” box on the ledge in the vestibule by

 Monday, December 4th




Greater Friendship MBC




2600 E. 38th Street, Minneapolis, MN






Monday, December 5, 2016




7:00 PM
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Church Business Meeting






Saturday, December 10, 2016




5:00 PM
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Ugly Christmas Sweater Party




RSVP with a GLOW Member




Location TBD




Prizes awarded to the Ugliest Sweaters!


 


Sunday, December 11, 2016

Fellowship with Kenyan Firemen after 10:15 Service







Sunday, December 11, 2016




4:00 PM
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Join Pastor Russell & Greater Praise in Honoring…




Pastor Charles Graham's 8th Anniversary




& Retirement Celebration




Macedonia Baptist Church




3801 1st Ave. South




Minneapolis, MN 55409








 


Tuesday, December 13, 2016




7:00 PM
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Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers Outreach




GFMBC Can Come!




Providence Place




3720 23rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407








 


Wednesday, December 21, 2016






Mission Ministry Presents…




Christmas Arms of Love!



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Please help Mission Ministry provide




Christmas for four families




Each family is on a Christmas Tree with their wish list!
Please pick an item you would  like to help purchase and return to the appropriate box by December 21st 




2600 E. 38th Street




Minnepolis, MN 55406









Friday, December 16, 2016




7:00 PM
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GFMBC Thespian Ministry Presents…




God, the Holy Spirit, for Real!




Free will offering at door




2600 E. 38th Street




Minnepolis, MN 55406









Sunday, April 30, 2017






Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers Service




 






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5a
Other Announcements




Birthdays!


Happy Birthday to those born


in the month of 
November





Thank You & God bless!!

5b







5c





5d





5e