Weekly Announcements Sunday, November 4, 2018

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 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.


CONTINUING PRAYER LIST: Cecil Rose, Crystal Scott, Ted Imswiler, Bill Scott, Princess Santos, Pastor Miller, Joe McElrath, Margaret Seabrook, Marvin Mich & Nathaniel Mich.


ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN THE ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL Sunday mornings 8-8:45 am, led by Minister Joyce Newton. The group meets in the conference room in the

lower level.


SUNDAY SCHOOL:  Our children and youth must be supervised when they are in the church building.  Prior to the “Time for Youth,” they are to be seated in the sanctuary with their responsible adults (parents, grandparents, adult relatives or other responsible adults).  After the “Time for Youth,” children and youth shall follow the directions of Sunday school teachers and assistants.  Remember, “it takes a village.”  We thank you for your support.


BIBLE STUDY takes place on Wednesdays in the study. Lesson is based on scripture Genesis 4:1-16.


COPIES OF: “The Secret Place” are available on the credenza for a small donation.


WEEKLY FINANCIAL REPORT: Weekly budget 2018: $2716   Intake 10/28/18: $2401


Clothes Closet is NOW OPEN THE 2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS OF THE MONTH FROM 12-2pm


 If you want to reach the church office via email be sure to use geneseebaptistoffice@gmail.com and be sure to add this to your contacts list.





REMINDER: The Food Cupboard needs filling! Please bring in your food donations to the pantry in the narthex.


THOSE WANTING CD’s ($10) and DVD’s ($25) from Pastor Vera’s retirement concert, please see Dr. Linda Clark-Lewis to place your order.

“Bring a Friend Sunday” takes place on November 18. Be sure to mark it on your calendar and invite a friend or family member who typically doesn’t attend church, to come with you! We will welcome and recognize our Rochester City Official friends and First Responders on Nov. 18 as well.

There will be a carry-in dinner following worship that day. Please look for the sign-up sheet and sign up for what you plan to bring, for food planning purposes. Thank you!


New Fundraiser! We are planning a vintage Wedding Gown Fashion Show Fund Raiser for Saturday, April 27, 2019.  Please see or call Liz Eng (585-235-4559) if you are able to help. We’ll need gowns, models, support volunteers and much more. All assistance is welcome!

The Technology Committee is excited to be working to make our services more available to our sick and shut in members, and to other worshippers who may be moved and brought closer to Christ. The services will be published in various venues, including Facebook and our website.  Please check it out! If you are on Facebook, make sure that you “Like” our page, easily found by searching for Genesee Baptist Church by name.

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDELIGHT SERVICE Genesee Baptist Church will share Christmas Eve Candlelight worship service with Trinity Emmanuel Presbyterian Church (9 Shelter Street, Rochester, New York) on Monday evening, December 24th.  We thank Reverend Julius D. Jackson and Trinity Emmanuel for hosting us!  Please mark your calendars accordingly.

ALL MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN A BRIEF SURVEY about our church during this time of transition. It only takes a few minutes and can easily be done on line at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3Z6H8C6. You may complete the survey anytime between now and Thanksgiving.

2019 PLEDGE CARDS will be available on the credenza through the month of November. Please return completed pledge cards to Allan Nisbeth before Dec. 9.