Weekly Announcements Sunday, September 30, 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:  Classes begin today following the “Time for Youth.”  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.


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


WEEKLY FINANCIAL REPORT: Weekly budget 2018: $2716   Intake 9/23/18: $1598


Clothes Closet is CLOSED TEMPORARILY until further NOTICE


 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.





Everyone who has keys to the church needs to report that to Debbie Stamps. We are taking inventory of the keys and arranging for security access. It is important that you do this ASAP. The alarm system will be activated Oct. 1, 2018. So everyone who needs to have access, must make arrangements with Dr. Stamps well before that time.


THE OCTOBER ANNUAL BREAST CANCER SEMINAR at Locust Hill will be Oct. 10, 2018. Cost is $25. If you would like to attend, please see Toni Phelps after worship today.


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


19th WARD COMMUNITY CATS YARD SALE ends today, Sun. Sept. 30 (12-4). Here at Genesee Baptist Church. 100% of proceeds go to vet care for 19th Ward free roaming, stray and feral cats!

GENESEE BAPTIST CHURCH FAMILY you are invited to celebrate Pastor Lois Golbourne’s 80th birthday with her on Oct. 13, 2018 from 2-6pm at 105 Sewilo Hills Drive. Please RSVP by Oct. 6 to 585-319-4093 or 716-282-5948

The Men’s choir will rehearse on October 13th at 9 AM for Men’s Day Worship service on October 14th, 2018.  A fellowship breakfast at Theo’s restaurant will follow after rehearsal.

American Baptist Men’s Sunday will be on October 14th, 2018.  American Baptist Men’s 2018 theme is “How to be the Hands and Feet of Christ,”  based on Matthew 25: 40  The ministry is asking all the men of Genesee Baptist to be a part of the worship celebration.  

Men’s Ministry is asking ALL of Genesee preschool, elementary, junior, and senior high school students attend service on October 14th for a special gift from the Men’s Ministry.

The Men’s Ministry will host a Breakfast Fundraiser for the Jerry Fund on Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 8 – 10 AM. Please see James Dorsey after service for tickets.  Ticket donation is $10 Adult and $7 for children under 12.  We are hoping all members will support this commendable event.


TODAY IS Dollar Sunday IS in memory of Arlene Walker Steed. We are asking everyone to give one dollar in memory of Arlene. There will be a special offering for this.


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.