Weekly Announcements: April 26, 2015

WELCOME! We extend a cordial welcome to all who are visiting with us this morning. We hope you will find both inspiring worship and a warm welcome at Genesee Baptist Church.
CHRISTIAN COMMITMENT: If you wish to accept the Lord as your personal savior, renew your commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, or become a member of Genesee Baptist Church, there are two ways you may do so. You may join the pastor during the Hymn of Invitation, or you may speak with one of the pastors at the close of the service. Pastor’s classes for those interested in church membership are held on the Tuesday after the second Sunday of each month or upon special request. Call or email the church office if you plan to attend.
PRAYER REQUESTS: During the Offering, please place prayer requests in the white basket rather than in the offering plates.
FELLOWSHIP TIME: Following worship we enjoy coffee, tea and cookies with members and friends in the Memorial Parlor (except on Communion Sundays and other special Sundays). Hosts/hostesses are needed for future Sundays.
CONTINUING PRAYER LIST: Please pray for the following members and friends: Cecil Rose, Erline Warren, Mary Wilson, Helen Hussong, Annies Vincent, Joyce Headley, Joe McElrath, Donna Sanders & Crystal Scott.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Following the Lord’s Prayer, children in preschool through high school may go upstairs for instruction.
BIBLE STUDY: Wednesday, April 29th, 6:00 pm. Please read “Watch Out For Deceivers” II John 1:1-13
CABINET MEETING: Wednesday, April 29th 7:00 pm
WOMEN’S SOCIETY: Annual brunch at Ezzy’s on Buffalo Rd., Wednesday, May 13th at 10:00 am.
COPIES OF The Secret Place for the spring months are available on the credenza for a small donation.
DVD’S AVAILABLE: Anyone wishing to purchase a recording of a worship service, the Talladega concert or Pastor Miller’s concert should see Sheila Johnson in person or contact her by phone (328-5226) or by email at sjohnso3@rochester.rr.com.
ELEVATOR FUND DONATIONS: If you are placing donations to the Elevator Fund in the offering plate, please be sure you have written “Elevator” or the team name on your check or envelope for Allan.
WEEKLY FINANCIAL REPORT 4/19/15 – $2498 (Weekly Church Budget), $1944 (Total Intake), $554 (Deficit).
IT IS GIFTS OF THE HEART time again! Please pick up a copy of items needed, from the table in the Memorial Parlor.
CROP WALK (Rochester South West) will be Sunday, May 3, 1:30 meet, 2pm walk. Starts at 19th Ward Neighborhood Assoc. on Thurston Rd.
PASTOR VERA’S 19TH ANNIVERSARY in May 2015 will be
a semi-catered event. The Special Event committee is asking that instead of bringing a dish to pass that you make a donation to this event. Please put your donations in the envelope and provide with your name.
Thurs, May 7, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Ogden Baptist Church, 721 Washington St, Spencerport, NY, Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. Vera Miller,
Pastor of Genesee Baptist Church. All women are welcome!
Questions: Phone Helen Hoffman at 585-314-9136.
THE BOARD OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION is interested in knowing if you have a child or youth who would like to participate in our upcoming Children’s Day Program in June. Please contact or see Carol Owens or Mary Tisdale-O’Neal.
WE GIVE THANKS for Mr. Willie Ellebie and his musical talents & gifts this morning.
TODAY WE WELCOME: The Rev. Shirley Billups. Please welcome her with warm and open arms.
PASTOR MILLER: Is away this morning at the New York State ABWM conference. Please pray for safe travel and safe return.
MEMORIAL AME Zion church will be celebrating the pastors 10th pastoral anniversary. Banquet will be held on May 8th at the convention center. Tickets are $55. Those interested in attending should see pastor Miller ASAP.