OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE AND MINISTRY

SUNDAY, November 5, 2017

 

Bible Study – Bible Study will be cancelled on Monday, November 6th but will resume on Monday November 13th. WOW Service will be held as scheduled.

 

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY - The Young Adult Ministry, The Den, will fellowship at Uptown Alley Hi-Tech Bowling, in Richmond, VA on Sunday, November 5th, at 2:00 p.m. For more information on prices and shoe rental, please stop by the Welcome Center.

 

SPECIAL NEEDS MINISTRY - There will be a Special Needs Volunteer Ministry Meeting on Sunday, November 12th following the worship service in the Theatre.  For more information please see Pastor Angel White or call the church office.

 

YOUTH MINISTRY - Attention all Children & Youth! It’s Time for The Christmas Toy Challenge! We want to challenge you to donate one gift off your Christmas list to a child in need living in Petersburg.  Just one gift.  If our children and youth participating in the Zone and Encounter worship services donated one gift, we could collect over 100 toys this Christmas.  Parents, please help us teach about the real meaning of Christmas, sharing the love of Jesus Christ.  To participate, bring a new unwrapped gift and drop it in the decorated gift boxes located in the Foyer starting November 12th – December 10th. Then, children and youth join us on Monday, December 11th at 6:00 p.m. for a “Wrap” Party.  Take The Christmas Toy Challenge and share the Love of Jesus during this Holiday Season.  

 

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY - The Tri-Cities Young Adult Bible Study will be held at Metropolitan Baptist Church (1021 Halifax Street, Petersburg) on Thursday, November 9th at 6:30 p.m.  Young Adults between the ages of 18 to 40 are encouraged to attend. For more information please see Sis. Desiree Dixon or Pastor Angel White.

 

GSBC SERVES: Are you looking for an opportunity to serve during the Thanksgiving season? If so, volunteers are needed to assist with Pathway’s Annual Harvest Festival, which will be held on November 16th from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.  They feed over 300 people! There are many ways to serve: food donations, food preparation, donations for door prizes, food runners, room set up, etc. Please sign up at the Welcome Center. For more information, please see Dr. Audrey Todd, Director of Educational Ministries.

 

LEADERSHIP RETREAT 2017 – Good Shepherd, Join us for our 2017 Leaders and Members Town Hall Meeting “Campaigning for the Kingdom” to be held on Saturday, November 18th starting at 9:00 a.m.  This is our annual Leadership Retreat opened to all. Church Leaders and Ministry Team Members are ALL expected and Church Members are all invited to attend! Come out and catch the vision for 2018 with Bishop Reaves. Sign up sheets are at the Welcome Center.  It is important that ALL persons planning to attend sign up no later than Sunday, November 5th so that we can have a count for refreshments. Please visit the welcome center or contact the church office for further details. See ya there!

 

POTATO GIVEAWAY – Each year we are gifted with 1000 pounds of white potatoes, that is 100 ten-pound bags of potatoes. This year we are blessing our congregation with the potatoes.  They will be available for pick up on Sunday, November 19th following service.   We are asking that 1 bag per family be taken to allow every family a chance to be blessed.  Please see Sister Dianna Ruffin for further details.