SUNDAY, March 17, 2019

Lost and Found – We have a lost and found table set up in the foyer. PLEASE stop by to claim your lost items. All items not claimed by March 31st will be donated to charity. Please see Sister Dianna Ruffin for further details.


Youth Ministry (4 years old – 5th Grade) - Bounce & Golf with Bishop! Calling all 4 year olds - 5th graders! Get Ready to Bounce! Join the Youth Ministry and Bishop Reaves at MP Bounce with Me in Colonial Heights on Friday, March 22nd at 6:00 p.m. for a private event designed just for you.  Face Painting! Pizza! Glow Golf! & More! To join us, you must be a participant in the Zone Children’s Church between the ages of 4 years old and 5th grade and be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Spaces are limited, a reservation is required, and offered on a first come, first served basis.  For reservations please sign-up at the Youth Ministry table located in the Foyer.


Youth Ministry (Good Ground) - Good Ground, our leadership program for middle and high school students will be traveling to Virginia State University on Saturday, April 13th.  Participants will tour the WVST Radio Station.  During the previous session, students received an overview of the importance of mass communication, public speaking, and team building.  Permission forms for the upcoming trip are located at the flyer kiosk.  Please see Bro. Joseph Lyons for more information.


Scholarship Ministry – Attention all students attending college!  Our scholarship ministry will be awarding scholarships and grants for the 2019-2020 academic school year.  Applications are available in the kiosk.  The deadline for candidates to submit a complete application and materials is Sunday, April 21, 2019.  Please see Bro. Joseph Lyons, Scholarship Ministry Chair, for further information.


Facilitator’s Workshop - Are you gifted to teach others the Word of God? Perhaps you prefer working with children or adults; that's great, we need persons to teach both. Perhaps you are already teaching, but you have not fully considered how one’s life experiences shape how you teach and how students learn. We are asking new and current facilitators to attend the upcoming Facilitator’s Workshop that will be held on Saturday, March 23 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM for both current and new facilitators and from 11:15 AM to 1:15 PM for new facilitators. Please sign up at the Welcome Center or email Dr. Audrey Todd, Director of Educational Ministries at atodd@goodshepherdbaptist.org by TODAY.


PLI - Add to Your Faith - Knowledge! Register for a Practical Life Institute class onsite at the Welcome Center or register online at www.PracticalLifeInstitute.org. For more information, see Dr. Audrey Todd, Director of Educational Ministries.  {Please scroll the name of the classes – Joining Jesus on His Mission, Understanding Your Grief, Experiencing the Resurrection Love of God, Life-Changing Truths Behind Suffering, Purposeful Preaching}


PLI - Answer the Essential Question! Join us for an exciting exploration of the Book of Acts – read 50 Bible passages in 50 days. We’ll meet first Sundays, beginning April 14 – June 9 to pursue the question, How Can “I” Make a Difference For God?


The Gathering 2019 - The Gathering 2019 will be held July 9-12 in Paradise Island, Bahamas! Early registration rates are currently $25 for adults and $10 for kids.  To call in room reservations dial 1-800-FUN-4SUN and use the group name, The Gathering 2019. You can also make the reservations online at  http://bit.ly/gathering19. Room rates start at $189 per night. If you’re planning to go, stop by the welcome center following service and include your name on the attendees list. See Sister Dianna Ruffin for further questions.