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CONTENTS


Monday, May 16, 2016
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Sunday, May 22, 2016

1
Pastor's Sermon & Prayer Requests

2
Call to Action: (a) Belief Bowl!, (b) Kenyan Mission, (c ) Friendship Academy, (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) Isaiah






1
Scripture & Prayer Requests

1a
Matthew 18:20


Amplified Bible (AMP)


20 For where two or three are gathered in My name [meeting together as My followers], I am there among them.”




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

Evangelist Phyllis Drive & Husband Jerome Driver
Deaconess Shirley Gardner's Mother & Family


Josiah Wright & Family


The Angela Kelly Family


The Nelson Family


Bro. Bob Bailey & Family


Bro. Bob Morrison & Family


Cynthia Levelis Letting & Family


Sis. Deon Anderson


Mother Margaret Johnson & Family


Inez Pearson & Family


Deaconess Janice Porter & Family


Sis. Laura McKinney's son Aaron


Sis. Lucille Smith & Family


Bro Mack & Sis. Brenda Russell & Family


Sis. Betty Murry & Family


Sis. Arlene McEwen & Family


Deaconess Donita Bolden & Family


Zulu Family


Pastor Russell & Family


Paul, Amanda, Lauren, & Preston


Deacon Jay Craig & Family


Rev. Louie Wilder & Family


Rev. Langley Ward & 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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2
Call to Action!

2a
Belief Bowl Registration Now Open!


 

2b
Submit Your Healthy Soul Food Recipes to "GREATER COOKING"!




2c
Kenyan Mission Pledge Drive!


 

2d
Friendship Academy Now Enrolling K-6!


 

2E
Market Your Ministry Events!


Contact GFMBC Marketing Team:  Marketing@greatfriend.org


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










2F





















 








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Monday, May 16, 2016
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Sunday, May 22, 2016

3a
Monday, May 16, 2016




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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Church Business Meeting


 






3b
Tuesday, May 17, 2016




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




Email: ChristianEd




[4th Tuesday of Month]






3c
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wednesdays Summer Break - June & July


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




Experiencing God




Knowing & Doing the Will of God


 




Bookstore Email: gfmbcbooksandmore@gmail.com




Christian Education Email:
ChristianEducation@greatfriend.org











3d
Thursday, May 19, 2016




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




● Tune in to soarradio.com




● Or download Live365 Radio App on your Smartphone


 


6:30 PM
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Faith Bible Institute Registration Open!




Saturday Clesses Starting 8am in August!






 


7:00 PM
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Fortress Rehearsal




[Thursday b4 2nd Sunday]


6:30 PM
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"Teacher I Want to Be" Training




[1st Thursday of the Month]







7:00 PM
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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


7:30 PM
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SIMUL Conference 1 MNCOGIC




Men of Praise @ Pastors and Elders Conference




Thursday night musical featuring:
The Men of New Hope Baptist Church, Pastor Lawrence Miles, MNCOGIC Men's Choir, and more.




Unity Temple COGIC




4801 63rd Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55429





3e
Friday, May 20, 2016




7:00 PM
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Friday Focused Fellowship




Food, Games, Focused Fellowship




Dealing with issues every man deals with.




3232 Fremont Ave. North




Minneapolis, MN






3f
Saturday, May 21, 2016

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


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!










3:00 PM
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GFMBC Mission Ministry Presents…




'The Woman Behind The Mask' - Luke 12:2




Mother-Daughter Banquet




 Phelps Park 39th & Chicago Ave.  S.


 


5:00 PM
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Most Powerful Voices Concert




Headliner: CeCe Winans




Shiloh Temple Baptist Church




1201 W. Broadway Avenue




Minneapolis, MN




This event is FREE, but registration is REQUIRED.




Seating is Limited






 






3g
Sunday, May 22, 2016

4th Sunday





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:


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 - 




Email: SundaySchool@greatfriend.org











Moved to 5th Sunday 10:35 AM
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TAKOVER (Youth - Fortress) Opens Service!




[2nd Sundays]


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




Broadcast on Comcast






10:30 AM
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Call to Worship --- Ministers


10:35 AM
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Grateful Praise (Praise Team) Opens Service!




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




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


10:40 AM
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Devotion --- Jr. Deacons/Deaconesses


10:50 AM
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Greater Praise Choir Sings!




Attire:


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





There will be a brief meeting in fireside room following 10:40 am service for those going on ATL trip


Sunday, May 22, 2016




5:00 PM
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An Evening of Worship Through Dance!




"Praising Him with Music & Dance"




2600 E. 38th Street




Minneapolis, MN 55406


 






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










Monday, May 25, 2016




7:00 PM
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Gospel Explosion!




Minneapolis Convention Center Halls C & D




1301 Second Avenue South




Minneapolis, MN 55403






Tue, May 24 - Thur, May 26, 2016




7:00 PM
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Minnesota State Baptist Convention Revival




Citywide Revival!




Guest Speaker: Pastor Bernard Mitchell




Guest Soloist: Reverend Alphonso D. Bowen




Greater Mt. Vernon Baptist Church








Minneapolis, MN 55411


 


Fri, May 27 - Sun, May 29, 2016

GFMBC Travels to Grace Baptist Church




Pastor Clinton McFarland, Sr. Pastor




2178 Highway 138




Stockbridge, GA 30281








Phone: 770-474-8611


 


Sunday, May 29, 2016

Unity Sunday - No 8am Service


10:00 AM
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Unity Service at 10:00 AM















Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Day of Prayer







Mon. June 13 - Fri June17




6:30 PM Nightly
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Vacation Bible School







Tuesday, June 14, 2016




7:00 PM
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Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers Outreach




GFMBC Can Come!




Providence Place




3720 23rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407








 


Saturday, July 16, 2016




8:00 AM - Shotgun Start 9:00 AM
-
FMBC "IRON MEN" Ministry Presents…




The 14th Annual FMBC 2016 Golf Classic




Heritage Links Golf Course




8075 Lucerne Boulevard




Lakeville, Minnesota 55044




Telephone: 952-440-4656




$85.00 per Golfer




Registration & Payment are due by July 1, 2016




Registration Forms are in vestibule @ Greater Friendship







July 18-23, 2016

12th Annual Church Olympics


Monday, July 18, 2016
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Roller Skating


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Roller Garden, St. Louis Park, MN




Do a physical activity and receive a free ticket from the Church Health Coordinator




Admission $7


Wed-Fri, July 20-22, 2016

StairStep Foundation 2016 Church Olymics


5:15 PM - 5:59 PM
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Registration for 3-on-3 Basketball Tourney


6:05 PM - 9:00 PM
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Games Start: 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament




Championship Friday, July 22, 2016




 


Saturday, July 23, 2016




9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Family Festival Health & Community Partner Fair




Patrick Henry High School - Don Swanson Field




43rd & Logan/Parking Lot




 


Saturday, August 6, 2016




12:00 Noon - 6:00 PM
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Taste of Friendship!


 


Tuesday, August 9, 2016




7:00 PM
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Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers Outreach




GFMBC Can Come!




Providence Place




3720 23rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407








 


Sun, Aug 26 - Wed, Aug 29, 2016






MN State Baptist Convention




Titus 2 Women's Retreat at Sea




Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines




Sailing to Bahamas




Cabin Deposit due August 16th




Deposit $100 per person with 2 people per person




August 26-29, 2016


 


Tuesday, October 11, 2016




7:00 PM
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Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers Outreach




GFMBC Can Come!




Providence Place




3720 23rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407











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




















5
Other Announcements



5a
Birthdays!


Happy Birthday to those born


in the month of 
May





Thank You & God bless!!






5b





5c





5d





5e







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