Mother’s Day Message

May 10th & 17th: Good News Across Greater Fort Worth
MAY 2014
The Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is requesting volunteers to partner with the CEF Summer Mission Groups and various Fort Worth Independent School District staff volunteers during July 14th thru 26th for the
summer of 2014. With your help, teams will be formed to reach the
unsaved children and families. These are the targeted zip code locations
76106, 76111, and 76112 needing your assistance bringing the churches
and schools together. Training is provided Saturdays, May 10th and
May 17th. For more detail information, contact Sis. Glendoria Glover at
817-346-7711, Sis. Willa Milligan at 817-319-8614 or the CEF office at
May 11th: Mother’s Day ~ Wear Your Hats!
Mothers have always held a special place in the family structure. It is
through their love and understanding of life, we are given strength
and courage. Whether it is your own mother or someone you look up
to, the basic thought behind Mother's Day is to express gratitude and
give respect to that someone who has been mother and has given you
unconditional and selfless love.
Mother’s Day Message
As we celebrate Mothers’ Day this year, lets celebrate
those among us who nurture and protect the children
God has entrusted in our care. Let us celebrate the
passion of those who care for the neglected, who love the
adopted, and watch over the forgotten. We celebrate you
mothers and grandmothers for your virtue; your love and
your endless devotion. Today, know that you are great,
even if you are nameless to some, even if there is no
husband to identify with; you have influence, and you are
very important to the ones who depend on you!
Join us as we celebrate Mother's Day,
Sunday, May 11th, at 9:30 a.m.
Bring your Mother and Wear Your Hat!
May 12th: Women’s Ministry
Calling all women, teens, and girls of GCBC to our ministry meeting
on Monday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m. Come and learn ways to avoid
"mishaps" with our speech, and learn ways to choose God's pleasing
words. We hope to see you - we need "you" to make "us" better!
May 19th: Math Tutoring
The Math Tutoring Ministry would like to thank all the youth who
came out to get tutored this year. We will have our last tutoring
session on Monday, May 19th. Thank you and have a great
summer.....Bro. Sherman Johnson.
May 26th: Church Holiday
In observance of Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 26th, the
church will be closed.
June 1st: Sunday School Promotion
June 6th: The Father/Daughter Dance
June 7th: New Members Orientation
June 8th: Father’s Day Celebration
June 9th-13th: Vacation Bible School
June 19th: SIE Seniors Dinner
June 21st: Finance Seminar
June 22nd: Usher/Hospitality Annual Day
June 27th: Education/Scholarship Banquet
June 29th: Church Picnic
July 12th: Women’s Conference
More detailed announcements are available at the Welcome Center.
Great Commission Baptist Church
7700 McCart Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76133
On the one hand, it is a shame that we have a Mother’s
Day only once a year. The high calling of motherhood
should be celebrated every day. On the other hand, it is a
good reminder to those of us who sometimes get too busy
to see that which is really important. Mother’s Day is the
day set aside to honor the unmatched sacrifice made by
mothers around the world.
There is a young man in the Bible, Timothy, his mother
Eunice, imparted the character of faithfulness in his life,
which was passed down to her from her mother, Lois. It
was this continuing legacy of faith that was passed on to
him. Faith binds one generation to the next in our
experience of God. Shared moments of scripture, song,
prayer, and teaching builds a common bridge that spans
generations, helping families to know God.
A mother should let her light shine, and sow seeds of
faith. It may take decades for a harvest, but when the
seed is being planted and watered, her faith is being seen
and witnessed by her loved ones.
Tonya Johnson
Welcome to
Great Commission Baptist Church!
Thank you for joining us today. We count it an honor to have you worship with us at Great Commission. If you are visiting with us, please
make yourself at home. Our staff, ushers, and greeters are happy to
assist you in any way possible. Please come again!
~ Dr. Douglas E. Brown , Pastor/Teacher ~
During the month of May we celebrate our
dynamic, powerful and anointed blessing, Pastor
Douglas E. Brown and Family! This year marks
21 years of his Pastorate at Great Commission.
Everyone is encouraged to lift their voices and
magnify God for what He has done in the life of
our Pastor. You are also encouraged to pray for
our Pastor and family, not only during the month of May, but throughout
the year. Let’s do what we can to make this appreciation month one of the
greatest ever!
Please Mark Your Calendar for the Following Dates
Sunday, May 11th @ 9:30 a.m. – Dr. Douglas E. Brown
Sunday, May 18th @ 9:30 a.m. – Rev. Reginald Reynolds, Pastor
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church – Midlothian, TX
Wednesday, May 21st @ 7:00 p.m. – To Be Announced
Culmination Service
Sunday, May 25 @ 9:30 a.m. – Rev. Roy Brackins, Pastor
Grace Tabernacle Baptist Church – Fort Worth, TX
The P.A.C. is asking that you do not observe Casual Day the 4th Sunday.
Please resume Casual Day next month!
**Monthly Newsletter**
5/2014: OnecanIcan
Every Sunday the Food Pantry Ministry will have “onecanIcan”. Everyone (member, nonmember, guests, and visitors) will have the opportunity
to help with providing food for the less fortunate by bringing one can
good. You can drop off your items at the Welcome Center. Items for the
month of May are:
May 4th: ~ Spam, Spaghetti Sauce, Soup.
May 11th: ~ Powdered Milk, Can Milk, Can Fruit.
May 18th: ~ Peanut Butter, Jelly, Baked Beans.
May 25th: ~ Pork & Beans, Ranch Style Beans, Chili.
5/4: Mother & Son Brunch
Come and join us for brunch to celebrate the beautiful relationship you
share with your son today, immediately following morning worship in the
Gym. For more information, contact Sis. Danna Reed at 817-770-1813.
5/9: Mother’s Day Breakfast
GCBC Mothers ~ it is time again for the Rev. Anthony Estell Annual
Mother's Day Breakfast on Saturday, May 10th at 9:00 a.m. Breakfast is
free for all GCBC mothers. Please sign up starting today through
Sunday, May 4th in the Foyer. Seating is limited, so if seats are
available, you may purchase tickets for guests on May 4th only.
GCBC Men, are you ready to put your bow tie back on? We need your
help serving our wonderful mothers, so please sign up in the Foyer
through May 4th.
Hebrews 9: 11-28
Hebrews 10: 1-18
Hebrews 10: 19-39
Hebrews 11: 1-3
Birthdays and Anniversaries
If you would like for your birthday or
anniversary to be announced during that month, please call the Church
Secretary, Sis. Rosemary Hill, at 817-346-1869, extension 1003 to give
your information for that following month. The deadline is the 3rd Sunday
of each month before the month of your birthday or anniversary.
Evening Service ~ every first Sunday at 6:00 p.m.
Family Night ~ every second Monday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Sis. Rose Gerald
The King Family
Bro. T. Riley
Sis. Nikita Moye
The Scott Family
Sis. Linda Taylor
Sis. Jasmine Cashaw & Family
Sis. Sonia Cashaw & Family
Sis. Lela McClelland & Family
Bro. Philip Smith & Family
Sis. Betty Giddings & Family
Bro. Fred Thompson & Family
5/10: Komen Greater Fort Worth Race for the Cure
Breast cancer is a killer if left undetected. If you are
interested in forming a GCBC team to walk or run in
the Komen Greater Fort Worth Race for the Cure,
contact Sis. Helen Jones at 817-528-5398 for more
details. Race day is May 10, 2014 at Ridgmar Mall.
5/16: Parent’s Night Out
May 4th
May 11th
May 18th
May 25th
Timing is essential: Announcements are due on Monday’s by 5:00 pm.
Articles/announcements for the newsletter are due on the 15th of the
previous month. All articles must be sent to [email protected],
[email protected] or [email protected] on or before the
due date. The office would like to accommodate everyone, therefore, we
request that you submit your announcements before the cut-off dates/times.
Parent’s Night Out provided by Sisters In Effect on Friday, May
16th from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. All children from walking to
12 years old are welcomed. We will provide a light snack. There
is a donation of $5.00 required for each child.
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