Weekly Announcements Sunday, October 28, 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, Fred Fowler, Princess Santos, Pastor Miller, Joe McElrath.

 

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 HAS RESUMED on Wednesdays in the study. Lesson is based on scripture Genesis 3: 14-24.

 

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

 

WEEKLY FINANCIAL REPORT: Weekly budget 2018: $2716   Intake 10/14/18: $2357

 

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. The church office is open Mon 3-5pm, Wed & Fri 10-2pm.

 

WE RECOGNIZE & PRAY FOR OUR BROTHERS  & SISTERS AMONG THE 49 CHURCHES OF THE AMERICAN BAPTIST CHURCHES OF THE

ROCHESTER-GENESEE REGION.

 

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

 

THANK YOU TO The Men’s Ministry wHO hostED a Breakfast Fundraiser for the Jerry Fund on Saturday. Thank you to those who came out, ate pancakes and supported ‘The Jerry Fund’!

 

TODAY,  Dr. Ruth Scott will be hosting a forum immediately following worship. She will be helping us think about our church in this time of transition.

To assist in the discussion, she hopes that each of us will have completed a very short (about 5 minutes) survey to get a better understanding of our thoughts on this matter.

It can be quickly and easily done on line by following (clicking on) the following link:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3Z6H8C6

 

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 that Sunday as well.

From Liz Eng Thank you to all who contributed to the GBC memories through the years book for Pastor Vera. She and her children have enjoyed it very much.

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!

 

 

 

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