A PEOPLE OF PURPOSE, POWER, PRAISE AND PRAYER…

WELCOME TO
TWELFTH BAPTIST CHURCH

Sunday – March 17, 2019

A People of Purpose-Power-Praise-Prayer

2nd SUNDAY IN LENT
Preached Word today by, Rev. Ronel W. Gunn

Rev. Arthur T. Gerald, Jr. – Senior Pastor
Rev. Michael E. Haynes – Pastor Emeritus
Rev. Willie Bodrick II and Rev. Jeffrey Brown Associate Pastors
Bro. Darryl “Coach” Simpson Coordinator of Youth Ministries
Bro. Jonathan W. Singleton Minister of Music
Ministers in Residence:
Rev. Phillip Ross – Rev. Bernard Spencer – Minister Shirley Adams –
Minister Elizabeth Crockton – Minister Naomi Crumb – Minister Rachel Idowu
updated 3/16//2019

SUNDAY’S CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MINISTRY:
Sunday School Classes begin at 9:30AM. We are looking forward to seeing you and your family.
Please join your age group and Sunday School Teachers in one of the following locations:
Infants & Toddlers:  Paula PriceEwing Hall (lower level Main Building)
Elementary School: Grades 1-5 Brianna Forde & Alma Wright
(Shaw Hall)
Middle School: Grades 6-8 Deacon Andrew Henry & Winston Bodrick (Deaconess Room)
High School: Grades 9-12 Darryl Simpson & Brenda Richardson(142 Warren St.)
Adult: Co-ed Minister Rachel Idowu – (Hester Hall)
Adult: Women Minister Liz Crockton – (Haynes Room)

Tuesday, March 19th 7:00 P.M. School of the Bible

Saturday, March 23rd 10 A.M. till 12 noon Our Churchwomen will meet on Saturday, March 23rd 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 Noon. All TBC women are encouraged to attend.
Tuesday, April 23rd 6:45 P.M. First Quarterly Church Council Meeting;
Tuesday, April 24th 2:00 P.M. -VOICES OF FREEDOM: This extraordinary multicultural event features three choirs: The Zamir Chorale of Boston, America’s foremost Jewish chorale ensemble; VOICES 21C, a diverse choir dedicated to positive interactions, social justice, and global understanding; and the Boston community Gospel Choir, which often performs with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Each group will separately perform songs from the Jewish, Muslim and Christian cultures, respectively, and then join together to perform music that transcends the collective cultures. The idea of shared values, especially in these turbulent times, rises above our many cultures and connects us. By using music to explore the themes of freedom, we seek to create a culture of understanding, faith, and hope. The concert is scheduled for Sunday, March 24th 2:00 P.M. at the African Meeting House, 46 Joy Street, Boston
Sunday, April 28th 1:00 P.M., First Quarterly Church Members’ Meeting;
Sunday, April 28th 4:00 P.M. Annual Piano Summit …
Saturday, May 4th 9:00 A.M. PreSchool Prayer Breakfast;
Saturday, June 1st 12:00 Noon Churchwomen’s Annual Tea;
Saturday, June 8th Annual King Solomon Ministry Outing;
Friday, June 14th 2:30 P.M. PreSchool Graduation.
Saturday, July 27th 1:00 P.M. King Solomon Ministry Fish Fry.

“TBC NEWS”

BEREAVED FAMILIES:
Pastor Gerald & family on the death of his cousin, Rev. Gerald
Howard of New Jersey. Condolences The Gerald Family,

Mr. Anthony W. Fugate & Family on the death of his aunt, Sis. Barbara Booth. Condolences The Fugate/Booth Family.

PRAYERS REQUESTED:
Pastor Emeritus Michael E. Haynes …
Dr. Camara Jones (sister of Dr. Clara Jones) awaiting results of medical tests…
Rev. Phillip Ross in hospital for medical procedure …
Sis Delsie Hodgson after a kidney transplant. Kidney is functioning, Praise God!!!
Deacons Emerson Brathwaite and Hozel E. Murray …
Deaconess Leoner Woodson …
Mr. Joseph Stephens.

THANK YOU, TBC MEMBERS:
Church family – Thank you Lord for another year, and thank you family and friends for your love and birthday cards. Sis. Mae Smith… I just want to say THANK YOU for the prayers, cards, calls and other acts of kindness shown to me during my recent hospitalization, surgical procedure and rehabilitation. I am coming along fine and will be returning home shortly. Sis. Leoner Woodson.

CONGRATULATIONS, REV. BODRICK:
At the Annual Meeting of Citizens for Public Schools (CPS) on Wednesday, March 13th, Rev. Bodrick received an award for his advocacy work that he does in his role as the Chairperson of the Boston Network for Black Student Achievement fighting for equality in educational opportunities in our public school system…At the 2019 MBLA (Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association) on Thursday , March 14th he received The Fletcher “Flash” Wiley Scholarship Award for the “Rising Star” who best embodies the legacy of the MBLA: Excellence, professionalism and a commitment to “lift as they climb”.

CALLING THE CLASS OF 2019:
If you or a member of your immediate family are graduating from high school, technical school, college, or graduate school please submit your name and information to the Central Office.

SICK AND SHUT IN UPDATE:
Leoner Woodson, in rehab
Sis. Theora Jones in rehab

PRAYERS REQUESTED:
Pastor Emeritus, Michael E. Haynes,
Deacon Hozel E. Murray
Deacon Emerson D. Brathwaite,
Deaconess Leoner Woodson,
Rev. Phillip Ross,
Sis. Monica Wright,
Bro. Lester Williams,
Sis. Barbara Brown,
Sis. Naomi Jackson,
Sis. Elaine Morrison,
Mother Queenie Johnson (mother of Sis. Freda Johnson),
Mr. Joseph Stephens (uncle of Bro. Darryl Simpson),
Mr. Percy Coren,
Ms. Rosie Burton,
Mr. Hollis Holland (grandson of Sis. Eleanor Webb)

PRESCHOOL SPRING FUND RAISER:
Our PreSchool student, parents and teachers will begin taking orders for its “Spring in Bloom” Fund Raiser. The funds earned will be used to support summer bus and entrance fees for field trips.

SUBSTAINEDINTHESHUTDOWNBOSTON:
Donations to assist those in our community who have been affected by the 35 day Government shut down are being accepted. Donations may be made payable to Twelfth Baptist Church. Donations will be used to help persons with food, medication, utility bills, partial rent/mortgage payments. For questions, speak to Rev. Bodrick.

FINANCIAL OFFICE REQUEST:
Please do not take numbered envelopes if you have not been assigned a number. If you have removed numbered envelopes for 2019, PLEASE return the envelopes to the table in Shaw Hall. See Sis. Vera Franklin if you are a member and do not have assigned envelopes. Thank you.

FRIDAY NIGHT PRAYER SERVICE:
DID YOU KNOW? There are TBC members who would LOVE to come to Friday Night Prayer Service, but need a ride to and from their home. If you are willing and able to provide this`service, please leave your name in our Central Office.

MARCH BIRTHDAYS: 
2 Violet Britton, 6
Jean Haynes, 6
Sandra M. Strother, 8
Willie Franklin, 10
Pauline Thomas, 13
Curley Green, 15
Naomi M. Jackson, 15
Gwendolyn Lewis, 16
Ida P. Speller, 19
Jeffrey A. Jackman, 20
James Pinckney, 22
Lynn Mitchell, 22
Carol Savory, 25
Sylvia L. Brown, 29
Shirley Adams

SHOP IN OUR BOOK SHELF:
Boxed Cards for Every Occasion – An assortment of Bibles – Bible Tabs – Bible Covers – Spiritual Books – Upper Room (Daily Devotional Guide – Large Print) – Teen Bibles/Youth Bibles – DVD’S of all 
TBC Service Videos  – Please leave your A-V requests in Bookshelf. We are here to respond to your requests Sis. Stephanie Janey, Coordinator Bookshelf
Sidney H. Burton, Jr., Coordinator A-V Ministry

PENNIES FROM HEAVEN SECOND SUNDAY:
Help TBC’s College Students pay for Books … Donate your pennies, nickels, quarters, dollars

VETERANS:
BELL, Jr., Clarence W. – BYRON, Oliver L. – CRADDOCK, Allen G.
DAWSON, Charles E. – DAWSON, Mollie – FISHER, Raymond T.
FLOYD, Isiah – GOSS, Donalexander – GREEN, Curley
HUMPHREY, Jimmy – JAMES, Arthur T. – JANEY, II, William H.
JOHNSON, Dorothy – JONES, Clarence J. – LOPEZ, III, Anthony – MURRAY, Hozel E.
NOBLES, Jr., Maurice – NOBLES, Raymond – SPENCER, Rev. Bernard

DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING
Pray Until Something Happens

TBC SHEPHERDING MINISTRY

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
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econdAfricanMeetingHouse / Twelfth Baptist Church
A Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston Inc.
Victory Generation After School Program

Monday – Friday from 2 PM until 6 PM
September 6, 2018 – June 18, 2019
Children ages 5-13
Contact us at 617-427-5158

Some meetings and activities are specific to TBC members and are subject to change. Any questions can be addressed to our Central Office @ 617 442 7855

 LOOKING FOR A  MINISTRY ON WHICH TO SERVE?

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

In view of the Great commission of our Lord Jesus Christ
(Matthew 28:18-20),
in thanksgiving for His great love for us,
and in obedience to the Word of God,

the mission of Twelfth Baptist Church is:
To extend the love of God to others
through proclaiming the Good News
and providing Christ-centered ministries
to meet the temporal needs of the people whom God loves;
To build up the body of Christ
through prayer, fellowship, teaching
and exercising our faith; and
To worship God in our corporate and individual lives.

Call into our PRAYER line
515-739-1015 12:15-12:45
Meeting ID Number: 470-706-869