Weekly Announcements, Sunday, September 3, 2017

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, Erline Warren, Joe McElrath, Crystal Scott, Kim Phillips, Ted Imswiler, Yvonne Cummings, Margaret Seabrook, William Ferguson, Margaret Montgomery, Lindford Hamilton, Linda Kinsolving.

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

WEEKLY FINANCIAL REPORT: 8//27/17: no update

Weekly budget 2017: $2716

Clothes Closet is open every 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month from 12-2pm. Will resume Wednesday, Sept. 13.

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS:  Board of Christian Education is in need of Sunday school teachers.  If you are willing to teach at least one Sunday a month please see Carol Owens or Mary O’Neal.

ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN THE NEW ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL* It is from 8:00am – 8:30am, led by Minister Joyce Newton. *Note that group will be meeting in the conference room in the lower level.

Reminder: 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.

AN INVITATION FROM MEMORIAL AME ZION CHURCH celebrate their 190th Anniversary Celebration Soiree on Sept. 29, 6pm at the Hyatt Regency. See Pastor Vera following service if you are interested in attending.

WNY MINI PEACE CAMP Sept. 8-9, Greece Baptist Church 1230 Long Pond Rd. Music, speakers Dr. Marvin McMickle, Pres. Of CRCDS, LeDayne Polaski, Dir. Of BPFN and more. Contact Brandon Arva 585-225-6160 or greecebaptist@yahoo.com

GENESEE BAPTIST ANNUAL FAMILY HEALTH FAIR will take place Sat. September 16 from 8:30-12noon. Please bring a friend.

ABC/RGR ANNUAL GATHERING speakers, workshops, discussions. Sat. Sept. 23, 9am-3pm. Greece Baptist Church, 1230 Long Pond Rd.

DELEGATES MEETING Sat. September 23, 3:30pm. Greece Baptist Church 1230 Long Pond Rd.

All are invited to the pastor’s annual picnic TODAY from 2-6pm. Please BYOC (bring your own chair). This is a time to relax before Labor Day.

All planning to attend the breast cancer seminar for P.L.E.A. on October11th please see Pastor Vera or Rose Mitchell.

GENESEE BAPTIST CHURCH 146TH ANNIVERSARY will be October 15th. Please start to turn in your donations of $146 for the anniversary. We will follow the service with lunch at the Staybridge Suites which will be $25. Our preacher for the anniversary will be Rev. Alan Newton, Executive Director of ABC/RGR.

WE RECOGNIZE & PRAY FOR THESE BROTHERS & SISTERS AMONG THE 47 CHURCHES OF THE AMERICAN BAPTIST CHURCHES OF THE ROCHESTER-GENESEE REGION:

Week of Sept. 2 – University Baptist Church, Ohio

Sept. 9 – Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church

Sept. 16 – West Henrietta Baptist Church

Sept. 23 – ABCRGR Region Board and Staff

Sept. 30 – Peace Community Church, Ohio

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