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February 20, 2017







CONTENTS


Monday, February 20, 2017
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Sunday, February 26, 2017

1
Pastor's Sermon & Prayer Requests

2
Call to Action: (a) Sankofa, (b) Tech Jobs, (c) MTC, (d) American Heart Association, (e) Forces Cases, (f) Kenya Mission, (g) 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
Acts 1:8


Amplified Bible (AMP)


8 But you will receive power and ability when the Holy Spirit comes upon you;
   and you will be My witnesses [to tell people about Me]
   both in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and Samaria,
   and even to the ends of the earth.”




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

Dr. Fred Lewis & Family
Sis. Valerie McCarty & Family
Juanita Williams Family (Mother of Tonjia Reid, Sylvia Jackson & Sibyl Jackson)


Mother Beatrice Crossley Family


Deaconess Cheryl Perteet & Family


Deacon Eric Eberhardt & Family


Rev. Ron Collier & Family


Rev. Juan Turner & Family


Mrs. Laura Webster (Mother of Sis. Yolanda Taylor)


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
African American Month Observance




2b
Urban Tech Jobs!






2c
Careers with MTC!





2d





2e
Forces Phone Cases - By Veterans for Veterans



2f
Kenya Mission Pledge Drive





2g






























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Monday, February 20, 2017
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Sunday, February 26, 2017

3a
Monday, February 20, 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




3b
Tuesday, February 21, 2017




6:30 PM
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Friendship Community Services Board Mtg




Fireside Room




GFMBC National Baptist Conv. Trip Planning


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




GFMBC Friendship Hall




[4th Tuesday of Month]





3c
Wednesday, February 22, 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, February 23, 2017









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]


6:00 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) Choir Rehearsal!




[Thursday b4 2nd Sunday]


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




3e
Friday, February 24, 2017











3f
Saturday, February 25, 2017

4th Saturday





9:00 AM
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Trustee Meeting




[4th Saturday of month]







10:00 AM - 12 Noon
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Intergenerational Youth Forum




Special Guest: Pastor David Johnson




Grace Apostolic Church, Minnetonka, MN




Light Breakfast





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, February 26, 2017

4th Sunday --- DOWN HOME DAY!


DOWN HOME DAY!


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




Comcast Channel 937 BMA Networks










7:30 AM
8:00 AM
8:05 AM
8:20 AM

Sermon

8:59 AM
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Song review & Devotion (Deacon Brown Choir Room)
Call to Worship --- Worship Leader
Devotion --- Deacons/Deaconesses
Men of Praise Sing!

Rev. Dr. Billy G. Russell

New Members Class -




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




Movers 4 Christ!  (Praise Dance)


10:25 AM
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Worship in Song


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




Invitation




Closing with Altar Prayer




Dinner following 10:15 AM Service


4:00 PM
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We Are Better Together Fellowship!




Bethlehem Baptist & GFMBC





4:00 PM
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Father-Daughter Dance




Earle Brown Heritage Center




6155 Earle Brown Dr.




Brooklyn Center, MN 55430














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





Sunday, February 19, 2017





-
"Wear Red" Sunday




In participation with American Heart Association



[text from flyer]

Join Senators Bobby Joe Champion and Jeff Hayden for a special screening of

Hidden Figures
The Academy-Award Nominated Film Based on the untold true story. Meet the women you don't know behind the mission you do!

Tuesday, February 28th 2017
Regal Cinemas, Brooklyn Center Stadium
6420 Camden Avenue N
Brooklyn Center MN 55430

Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
Movie begins at 7 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public!
Special guest: Alicia Robinson from NASA

Co-hosts:
Girls in Action
Girl Scouts Connectz
North High School - Girls Who Code
Harvest Network of Schools
Patrick Henry High School
MZ.P.R.I.S.S.Y. Mentoring Program
D.I.V.I.N.E. Institute
Stairstep Foundation / His Works United
Insight News
KMOJ Radio
Limited seating! Please arrive early.

For more information please contact Cearah Hamilton at 651-296-9246 or
Cearah.hamilton@Senate.mn

We hope to see you there!

Senator Jeff Hayden and Senator Bobby Joe Champion
Senator Bobby Joe Champion
Copyright © 2017 Bobby Joe Champion for State Senate, All rights reserved.
Prepared and financed by Champion for Senate. You are receiving this email because of past community activism or involvement with the Democratic Farmer Labor Party.

Our mailing address is:
Bobby Joe Champion for State Senate
1501 Hall Curve N
MinneapolisMN 55411

Add us to your address book


Friday, March 10, 2017




6:00 PM
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Teen Lock-In Drop Off




RAP SESSION | FOOD | FELLOWSHIP | FUN


7:15 AM

Saturday Pick-Up






Saturday, March 11, 2017




11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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Ministers, Deacons,




Deaconesses, & Mothers Fellowship




Commons Party Room




4600 Humbolt Ave. North, Mpls, MN


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Saturday, March 18, 2017




Time TBD
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Minnesota State Baptist Convention




Celebrating Togetherness!




Roller Garden




5623 West Lake Street, St. Louis Park, MN





Sunday, May 21, 2017




4:00 PM
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Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers Service






June 19-23, 2017

National Baptist Convention


Tuesday, June 20 @ 10PM
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Pastor Russell preaches Late Night Service!




St. Louis, MO











5
Other Announcements

5a
Birthdays!




Happy Birthday to those born


in the month of 
February





Thank You & God bless!!

5b
Kenya Firemen Graduate!






5c
Metro Transit Driver Opportinities!


See Section 2C

5d
Airport Career Opportunities



5e