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CONTENTS


Monday, May 8, 2017
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Sunday, May 14, 2017

1
Pastor's Sermon & Prayer Requests

2
Call to Action: (a) St. Louis Trip, (b) Bookstore, (c ) Grad Expo, (d) Heart Health, (e) Kenya, (f) Social Media

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
Proverbs 31:30


King James Version (KJV)


30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.




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

Pastor Russell & Family


Sister Bernadette Hebert & Family


Deacon George Templeton (Bro. of Sis. Violet Carter)


Sister Debbie Gatlin


Sister Dora Carter,  Family & School Mates


Deaconess Georgia Houston & Family


Donna & Family


Sister Diane Lee & Family


Sister Betty Jackson & Family


Frank Wiggins & Son Jamario Wiggins


Sister Vicki Turner & Family


Rev. Rae Hopkins & Family


Prisoners of War


Juanita Williams Family (Mother of Tonjia Reid, Sylvia Jackson & Sibyl Jackson)





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
112th Annual National Congress of Christian Education, St. Louis, MO


 

2b
GFMBC Books and More!




2c
Spokesman-Recorder Graduation Expo!


 

2d

Enter Code: MSB16


 

2e
Kenya Mission Pledge Drive


 




2f





























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Monday, May 8, 2017
-
Sunday, May 14, 2017

3a
Monday, May 8, 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, May 9, 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






 


7:00 PM
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Education Equity Team Meeting




GFMBC Friendship Hall




[4th Tuesday of Month]







 

3c
Wednesday, May 10, 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




Email:
ChristianEducation@greatfriend.org









3d
Thursday, May 11, 2017









The Beat!


5:00 PM
-
Minister 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!






 


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
-
Teacher I Want to Be Training




1st Thursday of Month




Fireside Room


 




3e
Friday, May 12, 2017









7:00 PM

Friday Focus Fellowship




3232 Freemont Ave. N.




Minneapolis, MN
3rd Fridays (May 19th)





3f
Saturday, May 13, 2017

2nd 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


11:30 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




Mother's Day Outing @ Cracker Barrel


12:30 PM
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Bus leaves GFMBC




17189 Kenyon Ave




Lakeville, MN 55044





1:00 PM
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Children Movers 4 Christ (Praise Dance)




Ministry Rehearsal in Gold Room!






















3g
Sunday, May 14, 2017

2nd Sunday  - Happy Mother's Day!





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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Men of Praise Sing!




Attire: Sunday Best!


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





8:59 AM
-




Email: NewMembers@greatfriend.org




Facilitated by Executive Pastor, Eddie Bolden






9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
-
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
-
Devotion --- Deacons/Deaconesses


10:30 AM
-
Praise & Worship!




Attire:


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




Invitation




Closing with Altar Prayer














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





Monday, May 15, 2017




7:00 PM
-
Church Business Meeting





Friday, May 19, 2017




7:00 PM

Friday Focus Fellowship




3232 Freemont Ave. N.




Minneapolis, MN




Saturday, May 20, 2017




9AM - 3 PM
-
Free Community Lunch & Clothing Giveaway




Clothing can be brought in now and placed in the baptism clothing closets.





Sunday, May 21, 2017




4:00 PM
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Ushers Service






Friday, May 26, 2017






Rev. Dr. Earl F. Miller Retirement Celebration


6:00 PM
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Social Hour


7:00 PM
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Dinner/Program




Tickets $60




2100 Killebrew Dr




Bloomington, MN 55425




For tickets & information visit:








Email: pbcmn25@gmail.com




Phone: 651-774-5503





Tue-Thur, May 30 - Jun 1




7:00 PM
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MSBC Citywide Revival!




Guest Speaker: Pastor Bernard Mitchell




Greater Mt. Vernon Baptist Church




1800 Dupont Ave.




Minneapolis, MN 55411





Friday, June 9, 2017




6:30 PM -9:30 PM
-
Steven Ministry Book #2




"Speaking the Truth in Love"


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Saturday, June 10, 2017




8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
-
Steven Ministry Book #2




"Speaking the Truth in Love"


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Fri Jun 9 - Sat Jun 10, 2017





-
State Baptist Women's Retreat





June 19-23, 2017

National Congress of Christian Education


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




St. Louis, MO









Saturday, June 24, 2017




12:00 Noon
-
Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers




Choir Rehearsal





Sunday, June 25, 2017




4:00 PM
-
Deacons, Deaconesses, & Mothers




Theme: A Willing Worker for Christ
Text: Gal 6:9





Thursday, July 6, 2017




7:00 PM
-
Community Outreach at Providence Place




3720 23rd Ave S




Minneapolis, MN 55407





Saturday, August 5, 2017




Noon - 6pm
-
Taste of Friendship!










Saturday, August 19, 2017




9AM - 3 PM
-
Free Community Lunch & Clothing Giveaway




Clothing can be brought in now and placed in the baptism clothing closets.





Saturday, November 2, 2017




7:00 PM
-
Community Outreach at 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
Metro Transit Driver Opportinities!







5c





5d





5e