SUNDAY, July 9, 2017

GUEST – We will be the guests of the following churches. Pastor Reaves will be preaching and our choir, ushers and deacons will be serving. Directions will be in the kiosk prior to the service dates. Please see Sister Dianna Ruffin for further information.

Morning Star Baptist Church, Jarratt, VA, July 16th at 2:00 p.m.
Hickory Run Baptist Church, Rawlings, VA July 20th at 7:00 p.m.
Little Bethel Baptist Church, Stony Creek, VA July 28th at 7:30 p.m.


Singles/Greeters Ministry - Join GSBC Singles/Greeters Ministries for a picnic in the park on Saturday, July 22, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The picnic will take place at Wilcox Lake Pavilion, Cooper Field 1614 Defense Road Petersburg, VA 23803. RSVP by July 16th at the Welcome Center.  For  more information contact Single’s Ministry Co-chairs - Sis. Sharine Outlaw or Bro. Timothy Massenburg at gsbc_singlesminstry@yahoo.com and bring your favorite dish or dessert.


Young Adult Ministry - Young Adults join our Small Group Summer Series.  This small group Bible Study will take place at Panera Bread in Colonial Heights every other Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. starting June 27th – August 1st.  You will enjoy great food, fellowship, and grow deeper in your faith.  To participate and receive e-mail or text reminders, please sign-up at the Welcome Center.  For more information see Sis. Desiree Dixon or Pastor Angel White.


Couponing Workshop -  QUESTION?  If you had the chance to buy a car at 20-40% less than it’s sticker price, wouldn’t you? Of course you would! The same goes for saving money on groceries and other necessities! Join us as local expert couponer, Kimberly Evans shares her insights on how to coupon! When asked about couponing, Kimberly says, “You may laugh at my couponing, but you pay for stuff that I get for FREE!” Want to learn how? If so, men, women and young adults come out for our Couponing Workshop on Friday, July 21 at 6:00 PM to learn the intricacies of couponing – how to get them, how to organize them & how to use them! Get ready to be amazed at this fascinating process! Sign up at the Welcome Center! For more information, contact Dr. Audrey Todd, Director of Educational Ministries.


AAU - The GSBC Spirits Football, Cheerleading, and Mentoring Program sign-up will take place on Saturday July 15, 2017 at Good Shepherd Baptist Church from 9:00 AM to 12 noon.  You can also sign up in the North Ex on today and on Sunday’s July 9th and 16th.   Boys & girls ages 7 to 12 are welcome for football. Cheerleading will focus on Competition Cheering only.  Girls ages 8 to 15 .  The cost is $150.00 for the first child and $125.00 for each additional child.  All equipment and uniforms are provided accept cleats.  Payment plans are available. The Spirits will kick off its year-around mentoring program for boys and girls ages 7 to 16  later this month.  .  You do not have to play football or cheerlead to participate.  There is no charge for mentoring. For additional information contact Deacon Harold McManus for football and mentoring and Sister Theresa Jackson for Cheerleading or visit gsbcspirits.org for additional information.    

In addition, the GSBC Spirits are looking for volunteers to serve as staff and mentors. 


Women’s Ministry - The Women's ministry will hosts “Fruits of the Spirit” on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 9:00 am. Speakers will be Rev. Connie Bland and Min. Tanya Jefferson. For more information see a member of the Women's Ministry Core Team. 


Youth Ministry - Make Your Summer Plans with Us!  The Youth Ministry will be hosting VBS Kids: “Dive Deep into God’s Word” on Tuesday, July 18th – Thursday, July 20th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  This Vacation Bible School Experience is for children and youth 4 to 12 years old. Registration is Free and Open to the Public.  All 6th – 8th graders are invited to attend the Baptist General Convention  (BGC) Youth Retreat.  This overnight event will take place on Friday, July 28th – Sunday, July 30th at Virginia Union University.  Participants will experience high-energy worship, workshops, and the opportunity to fellowship with other youth across Central Virginia.  For Registration Information regarding VBS Kids & the BGC Youth Retreat, please stop by the Youth Ministry Table located in the Foyer.


Nassau Bahamas - If you are traveling with Bishop to the Bahamas in October, please stop by the welcome center following service and complete your data form. The travel agency needs your information for the flights. See Sister Dianna Ruffin for further information.