Bible Study Cancelled – Bible Study will be cancelled on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day.
Health and Fitness Ministry - The Health, Fitness and Recreation Ministry would like to say Happy Mother's Day to all mothers. Please stop by the ministry table following service today to receive a small token of love and remembrance for all mothers, past and present.
Round Tables -  Have You heard? Our ministry-focused Roundtables begin soon! We’re excited to announce that the Women’s Ministry – Women of Purpose will be the first ministry to participate! We invite all women to join us. Through guided discussion, RoundTables provide a great opportunity for growth and genuine connection. Roundtables will be held Mondays at 7:15 PM, beginning TOMORROW.  Register today at the Welcome Center! The fee is $8. For more information about the fee, see Dr. Audrey Todd, Director of Educational Ministries or Minister Mark Peterson, Director of Church Ministries.
PLI - Spring into action! Blossom spiritually by taking a PLI class. Registration begins soon! Stop by the Welcome Center to pick up a brochure or register online at For more information see Dr. Audrey Todd, Director of Educational Ministries.
Men’s Ministry - Men of Standard are scheduled to visit the McGuire VA Hospital on Saturday May 19th at 1pm. We require at least 10 volunteers. We will play Bingo and bring refreshments. The fellowship will be held in the Multipurpose Room of the VA and directions will be provided to the location. Please plan to arrive around 12:30.  If you’re interested in joining us, please stop by our table in the Narthex following service today.  See Brother Keith McEachern for further details.
Relay for Life - It’s that time again. 2018 Relay For Life of Petersburg, June 01, 2018 from 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Petersburg High School.  Please sign up with the Good Shepherd Steppers.  Please stop by the kiosk for any questions you may have. 
Youth Ministry - The Youth Ministry hosts “Fun in the Son” on Sunday, June 3rd at 10:00 a.m. in the Theatre.  Come celebrate Jesus Christ during this combined worship service for the Zone children’s church (4 years old to 5th grade) and the Encounter, youth church (6th – 12th grade).  Children 4 years old to 5th grade must check-in prior to the worship service.   All youth are asked to come dressed in Neon Colors to kick of the summer.  Great Worship, Great Word, Become a Witness!  Join us for “Fun in the Son.”
Graduation Recognition - Congratulations all 2018 graduates.  The school year is coming to a close and we want to celebrate you.  The Youth Ministry and Scholarship Ministry is preparing for Graduation Recognition on Sunday, June 24th during our 10:00 a.m. worship service. We will be recognizing graduates completing High School, College, and Professional Degree Programs. 
Youth Ministry - ARE YOU READY TO BE THE LIGHT? The Baptist General Convention of Virginia hosts Youth Retreat 2018 “Be The Light.” This Retreat is for all 6th – 8th grade students and will be held on the campus of Virginia Union University, Thursday, July 12th – Saturday, July 14th. Participants will experience high-energy worship, workshops, and the opportunity to fellowship with other youth across Central Virginia. The cost of the retreat is $60.00 for Encounter Middle School Students.  Initial trip deposit is $25.00 and due by Sunday June 3rd.  Please stop by the Youth Ministry Table located in the foyer for Registration Packets.
Young Adult Ministry - Young Adults are you WINNING financially? If not, do you want to learn how? Join our Young Adult Ministry Small Group Bible Study on Thursday, June 7th at 6:30 p.m. with special guest, Jimia Jones, CEO & Certified Financial Counselor of Provision, LLC. Bring Your Bills, Your Monthly Budget, and your Wish List.  Lear both Biblical and Practical lessons on “How to be Faithful with your Finances.”  This session will take place here at GSBC in the Fellowship Hall.  Summer Small Groups are still in session every other Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at Panera Bread.  For a complete list of upcoming ministry events for Young Adults, please stop by the Welcome Center. 
Transportation Ministry – The Transportation Ministry is in need of volunteers to drive the golf carts on Sunday morning, picking up Members who are parked far away or who are in need.  You will need a valid drivers license and we will require a driving record from DMV.  If interested, please stop by Welcome Center following service and pick up a Ministry Interest Form.  See Brother Joseph Gibbs for further information.

Youth and Young Adult Choir – Calling All Youth and Young Adults!  We are seeking to add new members to our choir. Please join us for rehearsals every Monday evening at 7pm. If interested please contact Minister Tamika Patton Watkins our Director of Music & Arts.  We look forward to seeing you!  
Autism Walk - June 23

Women’s Breakfast - May 19 
The Gathering -  The Global United Fellowship Gathering 2018 will be held July 10th thru the 13th in Greensboro, NC at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center this year. The Headquarter hotel is the Sheraton Four Seasons. Registration is $25 per adult and $10 per child.  Register by going to!  WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!