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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

January 26, 2015







CONTENTS

1
Pastor's Sermon & Prayer Requests

2
Call to Action: (a) Market Your Event!, (b) Social  Media Contact Links

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

4
Upcoming Engagements/Event Dates

5
Other Announcements - (a) Birthdays, (b) Other -MSBC Mid Board Session






1
Scripture & Prayer Requests


Proverbs 12:25  Amplified Bible (AMP)
Amplified Bible (AMP)





25 Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, but an encouraging word makes it glad.





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


Bro. Jerome Driver & Family


Sis. Juneau Hill-Armstrong & Family


Sis. Kenya Davis & Family


Sis. Lori Emory & Family


Mother Joanne Clinton & Family


Sis. Valarie McCarty and Family


Sis Chatton Bolden and 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
Annual Membership Registration!


The Deacons, Deaconess and Mothers will have a table in the lobby after 8:00 and 10:40 services passing out forms. 


● We ask that you take a few minutes to fill out the forms and turn them in the same day to one of the Deacon or Deaconesses. 


● It is very important that each member register each year, even if you registered last year.


● Thank you.


Deaconess Carrie Eberhardt
Email: Deacons-Deaconesses@greatfriend.org







2b
Market Your Ministry Events!


Contact GFMBC Marketing Team:  Marketing@greatfriend.org


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



2c


Sponsor a ministry or tithe at the Kiosk or greatfriend.org website!


 
























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Monday, January 26, 2015
-
Sunday, February 01, 2015

3a
Monday, January 26, 2015








3b
Tuesday, January 27, 2015




6:30 PM
-
Christian Education Meeting




Fireside Room








7:00 PM
-
PACT II (Friendship Community Services)




Support Services Meeting
For those reestablishing lives distrupted by:
incarceration or addiction




(New Members Classroom)




Email: fcs2600@gmail.com













 

3c
Wednesday, January 28, 2015




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








Email: SundaySchool@greatfriend.org


6:00 PM
-
Northwestern Bible Institute Winter Classes




Classes from Jan 2015 - May 2015!




Friendship Hall




2600 East 38th Street




Minneapolis, MN 55406




Email: Ministers@greatfriend.org






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




●"The Peace Maker" by Ken Sande Available in GFMBC Bookstore!




Facilitated by Pastor Billy G. Russell









Bookstore Email: gfmbcbooksandmore@gmail.com




Christian Education Email: ChristianEducation@greatfriend.org







3d
Thursday, January 29, 2015




5:00 PM
-
"The Beat" Radio Show with Darnell Davis!




● Tune in to soarradio.com




● Or download Live365 Radio Ap on your smartphone




 


6:30 PM
-
Sunday School focused Bible Study and Prayer Service –








Email: SundaySchool@greatfriend.org







6:30 PM
-
Faith Bible Institute!  




$150 per Student. 2nd Member of household can register for $77. Minimum $40 Deposit




FBI Online Registration Now Available!











7:00 PM
-
Music Ministry Bible Study!




Greater Praise Rehearsal!




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


8:30 PM
-
Grateful Praise (Praise Team) Rehearsal




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




GFMBC Music Ministry




Email: MusicMinsitry@greatfriend.org







Friday, January 30, 2015









3f
Saturday, January 31, 2015









POSTPONED… 9:00  AM
-
"The Teacher I Want to Be"


12:00 PM
-
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
-
Kids Movers 4 Christ (Praise Dance) Ministry Rehearsal in Gold Room!






10:00 AM
-
Doves Rehearse!




[Thursday B4 1st & 3rd Sunday]


11:00 AM
-
Young People of Praise (YPOP) Practice! [Except Sat b4 3rd & 5th Sundays]


12:00 PM
-
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
-
Kids Movers 4 Christ (Praise Dance) Ministry Rehearsal in Gold Room!





3g
Sunday, February 01, 2015




5:30 AM
-
Bro Pete Rhodes Presents:




"Urban Perspectives"




WCCO (Channel 4)




 


7:30 AM
-
Song review & devotion in Deacon Brown Choir Room


8:00 AM
-
Doves Sing!!!




Attire:




Communion served on 1st Sunday


Sermon
-
Rev. Dr. Billy G. Russell


8:59 AM
-




Email: NewMembers@greatfriend.org




Facilitated by Executive Pastor, Eddie Bolden


9:01 AM
-
Sunday School -
Email: SundaySchool@greatfriend.org      






9:30 AM
-
●GYE (Greater Youth Experience)




Youth Service in Sanctuary! [3rd Sundays]








-
"We Got Next" Bible Study Session




Bible Study for ages 20-50!




Study from the book "Changeology", John C. Norcross




Facilitated by Rev. Dr. Billy G. Russell, Sr. Pastor




In GFMBC Sanctuary




Email: ChristianEducation@greatfriend.org




 


10:29 AM
-
Right Hand of Fellowship (1st Sunday)


10:30 AM
-
Grateful Praise (Praise Team) Opens Service!




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




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




Dance Ministry Rehearsal (3rd Sunday)




Fellowship Hall


10:40 AM
-
Greater Praise Choir Sings!




Attire: Black, White, & Red


Sermon
-
Rev. Dr. Billy G. Russell




● Communion served on 1st Sunday




● Baptism on 1st Sunday











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Tuesday, February 3, 2015




6:30 PM
-
TOF Committee Mtg




Fireside Room




Thespian Ministry Casting Call!








Saturday, February 7, 2015




11AM - 3PM
-
Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers Fellowship!




Shingle Creek Club Room




4600 Humboldt Ave. N




Minneapolis, MN  55412




RSVP with what you're bringing to:












Friday, February 13, 2015

Save the Date!



-
MSBC Minister's Wives & Widows Auxiliary Present…




Sweetheart Ball!




 






Sunday, February 22, 2015






10th Annual African Heritage Month Observance




2015 "SANKOFA: Empowerment Through Education"




(Hosea 4:6)


8:00 AM
-
Musical Selections - GFMBC Men of Praise




"Why We Celebrate"


10:40 AM
-
Musical Selections - GFMBC Mass Choir




Special Musical Guests: African Harmony




Guest Presentation: Brother Spike Moss




Sermon: Minister Ora Hokes




 



























Sunday, March 29, 2015




10:00 AM
-
Unity Service









5
Other Announcements



5a
Happy Birthday to those born


in the month of 

January





Thank You & God bless!!






5b
Other - Grey Bulding Demolition Fund Drive!


Help fund new useable area in the community with the Grey Building Demolition Fund Drive!
See Deacon Willie Jones to contribute.