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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

October 23, 2017


Monday, October 23, 2017
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Pastor's Sermon & Prayer Requests

Call to Action: (a) Women's Retreat, (b) Get Out the Vote!, (c ) Hurricane Relief, (d) Food Industry, (e) Social Media

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

Upcoming Engagements/Event Dates

Other Announcements - (a) Birthdays, (b) Talent Acquisition Manager

Scripture & Prayer Requests

1 Timothy 3:11

New International Version (NIV)

11  In the same way, the women[a] are to be worthy of respect, not malicious talkers but temperate and trustworthy in everything.

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

Sister Elaine Coley & Family
Sister Carla Ballard & Family
Amy Jones & Family
Shirley Moore & Family
Sister Betty Murry & Family

Sister Chatton Bolden & Family

Sister Debbie Gatlin & Family

Pat Taylor & Family

Caretha Taylor & Family (Mother of Deaconess Gail Henderson)

Janie Courtney (Daughter of Sis Frances Courtney)

Beulah Wright ( Mother os Deaconess Shirley Gardner)

Allen Wells Sr. (Brother of Deaconess Carrie Eberhardt)

George Templeton & Family (Brother of Mother Violet Carter)

Sister Bridget Gibson & Family

Family of Brother Tommy LeSeur

Sister LeAnn Hicks

Steven Wright (Brother of Deaconess Shirley Gardner)

Aunt Zelma Family (Carr Family)

Craig Wilder (Brother of Mother Marian Dorsey)

Willie Walker Jr's Family (Brother of LeeAnn Hicks)

Deaconess Shirley Gardner's Family in Texas

Bashir (Son of Deaconess Gardner in New York)

Sister Nicole Robins (Daughter of Deaconess Eberhardt)

Sister LeeAnn Hicks & Family

Marius Spraggins (Grandson of Mother Janice Norris)

Craig Foster (Brother of Mother Marian Dorsey)

Joe Jones & Family

Sister Jonnie Ruth Jones & Family

Sister Hazel Burnside's Daughter & Family

Deaconess Shirley Gardner & Family

Chaplain Cheryl Powers & Family

Evangelist Phyllis Driver & Family

Joe Jones

Sister Johnnie Ruth Jones & Family

Sister Wendy Hines & Family

Sister Earlene Partee & Family

Pearl Jones & Family (Sister of Sis. Kathy Hawkings)

Bobbie Ballentine (Sister of Deaconess Carrie Eberhardt)

Sister Arlene McEwen & Family

Sister Francine Gladden

The Cornely & Charles Payne Family

Rev. Juan Turner & Family

Jason Spencer (Stepson of Deaconess Shirley Gardner)

Brother Jerome Driver & Minister Phyllis Driver

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

Call to Action!

Women's Retreat Registration on Kiosk in vestibule or




For more information call 612.670.6355

or visit us at


Hurricane Relief Supplies Needed!


Food Industry Training Program!




Monday, October 23, 2017
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

6:00 PM
Hospitality Ministry Meeting

1st Monday of Month

6:30 PM
Usher Ministry Meeting

2nd Monday of Month


7:00 PM
Bible Study w/Rev. Lewellyn Wilder

Single Creek Commons

4600 Humbolt

Minneapolis, MN

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

7:00 PM
PACT II (Friendship Community Services)

Support Services Meeting

For those reestablishing lives disrupted by:

incarceration or addiction

(New Members Classroom)



10:00 AM

Start a New Career & Take Control of Your Life!

For African American Mailes 18 - 32 Years Old

St. Paul or East Metro Resident

Progressive Baptist Church

1505 Burns Ave, St. Paul, MN


7:00 PM
Education Equity Team Meeting

GFMBC Friendship Hall

[4th Tuesday of Month]


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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

Oct. 29— God’s Covenant with the Returned Exiles— Neh. 9: 32-38; 10:28-29



6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Young Men of Christ (YMOC)

Workout & Wisdom Wednesday

Where: Meet in GFMBC Workout Room


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

Facilitated by Pastor Billy G. Russell


Bookstore Email:


Thursday, October 26, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Memory Club

a 10-week program for people with MCI

and early demintia and their care partners

Cora McCorvey Health Center

1015 4th Ave. North

Minneapolis, MN 55405

For more information contact:

Carol Ashwood at

Laura Herman at



The Beat!

5:00 PM
Minister Darnell Davis

● Tune in to

● Or download Live365 Radio App on your Smartphone


6:00 PM
Doves Rehearse!

[Thursday b4 1st & 3rd Sunday]

6:30 PM
Faith Bible Institute Registration Open!


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

1st Thursday of Month

Fireside Room

7:00 PM
Fortress (Teen) Choir Rehearsal!

[Thursday b4 2nd Sunday]

7:00 PM
Music Ministry Bible Study!

NO Greater Praise Rehearsal!

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

8:30 PM
NO Grateful Praise (Praise Team) Rehearsal

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

GFMBC Music Ministry


2017 Woment's Retreat:
l Thursday, October 26 to Saturday, October 28  (Thurs.Opening/Prep night) . 
l Friday, October 27 - 6:00 A.M. -  Until - W/Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & all day snacks
l Saturday, October 28 - 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM - W/Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks - No Dinner

Check-out time 11:00 AM for those spending the night at the conference center.

Retreat Location: 
Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center
1 Oakridge Drive, Chaska, MN  55318

Please see Helen Kimbrough or Nicole Robbins to signup or if you have questions.

Thank you,
Helen & Nicole


Friday, October 27, 2017

7:00 PM

Friday Focus Fellowship

(3rd Friday of Month)

3232 Freemont Ave. N.

Minneapolis, MN

Saturday, October 28, 2017

4th Saturday

9:00 AM

Trustee Meeting

[4th Saturday of month]

10:00 AM
Deacons & Deaconesses Meeting

[Saturday b4 1st Sunday of month]

10:00 AM
All Mission Ministry Meeting

[4th Saturdays]

Foreign Mission, Evangelism, Women, Men, and Bread Ministries

10:00 AM
Jr. Usher Training!

[Saturdays b4 2nd Sunday]

10:30 AM - Noon
YPOP (Young People of Praise) Rehearsal

11:30 AM
Busy Bees Meeting

[1st Saturday of month]

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
Children Movers 4 Christ (Praise Dance)

Ministry Rehearsal in Gold Room!

Sunday, October 29, 2017

5th Sunday - Women's Day - Unity Sunday!

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

Comcast Channel 937 BMA Networks

8:59 AM


Facilitated by Executive Pastor, Eddie Bolden


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Marriage Ministry Presents…

Marriage Built to Last: Living Intentionally & Loving Biblically


Facilitated by Rev. L. Wilder & Sis. Jean Wilder


9:01 AM
Sunday School

Oct. 29— God’s Covenant with the Returned Exiles— Neh. 9: 32-38; 10:28-29



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

Comcast Channel 937 BMA Networks

10:15 AM
Call to Worship --- Worship Leader

10:20 AM
Devotion --- Deacons/Deaconesses

10:30 AM
Praise & Worship!


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


Closing with Altar Prayer


Following Benediction (1st Sunday)

4:00 PM
"We Give Thanks, Always"

The William Duncan Project (WDP) In Concert

Tickets $20

Unity Minneapolis

4000 Golden Valley Road

Minneapolis, MN


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

Saturday, November 4, 2017

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
National Baptist Women's World Day of Prayer

New Mt Calvary Baptist Church
3751 Sheridan Ave N.

GF, is wearing Purple, and representing the country of Africa. Each lady is asked to bring a donation of your dress size. We are also to bring food representing that country


Wednesday, November 16, 2017

6:00 PM
Pre-Thanksgiving Community Fellowship & Dinner


Saturday, November 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 12 Noon
Free Flu Shots

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Healthy Thinking

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Smoking Cessation - QUITPLAN

See Minister Ora Hokes to Sign up or volunteer


Tuesday, December 12, 2017

7:00 PM
Deacons, Deaconesses, Mothers, & GFMBC

Community Outreach @ Providence Place

Minister Jay Craig brings Word

3720 23rd Ave. South

Minneapolis, MN

Phone: 612-392-1770

Career Opportunity!


Talent Acquisition Manager
Job Locations
More information about this job:
Are you passionate about talent acquisition? Are you a resilient leader who loves managing an awesome team at an amazing company?

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.
Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.
It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson is honored to receive 40+ Top Workplace Awards since 2002... what are you waiting for?!
Mortenson Construction is hiring a Talent Acquisition Manager to provide leadership and management to the talent acquisition team in support of core company recruiting objectives, including Inclusion and Diversity, lean processes, high candidate and hiring manager satisfaction and a focus on finding the best talent!
In this role, the Talent Acquisition Manager will:
• Lead Mortenson’s talent acquisition team to deliver high quality talent from diverse pools through an effective and efficient process resulting in high caliber talent, positive candidate experience and hiring manager satisfaction
• Lead diversity recruiting initiatives as outlined in Mortenson’s Inclusion and Diversity road-map
• Manage recruiting processes and systems, including iCIMS applicant tracking system, OFCCP compliance and high quality sourcing, interview, selection and hire processes
• Manage and evolve Mortenson’s employment brand and the expression of that brand through collateral, web presence and social media
• Support customer relationship between talent acquisition specialists and hiring managers
• Monitor and report on performance metrics for the talent acquisition team to benchmark and measure success
• Participate in and support Mortenson’s craft recruiting initiative
• Recruit selected high-level company or Human Resources positions as needed
• Fulfill other duties as assigned
• Bachelor's degree Human Resources Management, or related field and/or equivalent experience
• Minimum of ten years recruiting/HR experience or a combination of higher education and experience
• Minimum of three years supervising talent acquisition professionals
• Previous experience with applicant tracking systems required, iCIMS preferred
• Previous experience leading inclusion and diversity recruiting initiatives preferred but not required
• Strong understanding of and enthusiasm for talent acquisition processes and best practices
• Adept leadership and management skills
• Knowledge of Affirmative Action and EEO regulatory requirements and general best practices
• Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft office and applicant tracking systems, ability to learn and optimize new systems preferred
• Problem solving and critical thinking skills
• Strong teamwork orientation, coaching and mentoring skills
• Positive attitude and professional customer service skills
• Ability to organize and prioritize work
• Detail oriented, ability to analyze data and draw conclusions from data
Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.
  T.PINDER&COMPANY ST PAUL, MN 55110. EMAIL: 651-788-7098.