WELCOME TO
TWELFTH BAPTIST CHURCH

“A LIGHT IN THE COMMUNITY”

A PEOPLE OF PURPOSE – POWER – PRAISE and PRAYER

CELEBRATING JESUS CHRIST SAVIOR & LORD
PRAISE, PRAYER & PREACHING
10:45 A.M. May 19, 2019

The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever Isaiah 40:8

Praise & Worship – Praise Ensemble
Prelude – Musicians
Call to Worship – Minister Ronald Jones
OPENING CONGREGATIONAL – Hymn 117
“Praise To The Lord, The Almighty”
MORNING PRAYER – Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown
Prayer Response – Praise Ensemble
“Jesus, Jesus, Jesus”
CHORAL SELECTION – Praise Ensemble
“Happy”
RECOGNITION OF VISITORS – Minister Rachel R. Idowu
PRESENTATION OF TITHES, OFFERINGS & PLEDGES
BLESSING OF OFFERINGS – Minister Shirley Adams
OFFERTORY – “Hymn 402
“Walking Up The King’s Highway”
PROCLAMATION OF GOD’S DIVINE WORD
Minister Elizabeth Crockton
CHORAL SELECTION – Praise Ensemble
“Make Me Over”
SERMON – Rev. Willie Bodrick, II
INVITATION TO CHRISTIAN COMMITMENT – Hymn 347
“Softly and Tenderly Jesus Is Calling”
BENEDICTION – Rev. Bernard Spencer
POSTLUDE

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 5/16/2019


FLOWERS AT THE BAPTISTERY: Today’s fresh flowers have been given by Minister Rachel Idowu and family in recognition of what would have been her father, Rev. Earl W. Lawson’s, 100th birthday. Rev. Lawson went home to be with the Lord in January, 2012.

BEREAVED FAMILIES: |
Rev. Bernard Spencer & family on the death of his aunt, Allyn Spencer, of Virginia. Condolences The Spencer Family… Bro. Dan Hall & family on the death of his mother, Elizabeth Hall of Dorchester. Condolences The Hall Family…

PRAYERS REQUESTED: You are encouraged to keep our brothers and sisters and prayers –
Rev. Michael E. Haynes,
Rev. Philip Ross,
Rev. Bernard & Sis. Christine Spencer,
Deacon Emerson Brathwaite,
Deacon Hozel Murray,
Deaconess Leoner Woodson,
Bro. Clarence Jeep Jones,
Sis. Delsie Hodgson,
Sis. Ruby Smith,
Sis. Frances Chalmers,
Sis. Harriet Robinson,
Sis. Diane Dujon,
Sis. Mary Brooks, and
Joseph Stephens.

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:
The following persons were voted into membership on May 5th – Christian Experience – Sister Stephanie Price and Minister Ronald Jones.

THANK YOU, TBC MEMBERS:
I sincerely appreciate the many birthday cards, blessings and well wishes I received from my TBC family as I was blessed to celebrate another birthday. You are all very special to me and I thank you. With much love, Vera Franklin.

LET’S GO BOWLING:
Our Women’s Fellowship will gather on Saturday, May 25th 9:00 A.M. at Boston Bowl, Morrissey Blvd for a period of bowling fun. If you need transportation, please call our Central Office. Our Women’s Fellowship will absorb the cost of bowling AND shoes.

TRIP TO WASHINGTPON DC – Join the TBC African American History Committee on a trip to Washington, DC Chartered buses will leave TBC on Monday, August 26th 7:00 A.M. and will return on Wednesday, August 28th at approximately 10:00 P.M. You will spend Tuesday , August 27th at the Museum. Cost per person is $300.00, which includes transportation to and from Washington, DC, hotel accommodations (double occupancy) and continental breakfast. Lunch and Dinner are on your own. See Sis. Marcella Brown or Sis. Anna Ekpenyong for details.

FIT4LIFE BOOT CAMP:
You’re invited to the annual Fit4Life Boot Camp. This is a concentrated outdoor group exercise experience that challenges every muscle in your body. It is formulated so that your body will have little time to rest, therefore burning hundred of calories, even when you stop. It’s for the strong, the weak, the fit, and the not so fit. The benefits of the Fit4Life boot camp are numerous. You’re bound to feel the burn, build relationships with other health seekers and just have fun! www.fit4lifem- ovement.com for more details or call 857-269-3484.

JUST A REMINDER: Food and beverages should be consumed in Shaw and or Hester Halls. You are asked not to eat in the Sanctuary or Choir Room. thank you – The Trustee Ministry.

TBC Service Videos:  – Please leave your A-V requests in Bookshelf. We are here to respond to your requests Sis. Stephanie Janey, Coordinator Bookshelf, Bro. Sidney H. Burton, Jr., Coordinator A-V Ministry

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)

NOTICE FROM OUR FINANCE OFFICE:
The First Quarter Financial Statements are now available. Please make sure Sis. Vera Franklin has your email address. Help us save on postage.

JUST A REMINDER:
Please watch your personal items at all times in all places.

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.

MAY BIRTHDAYS

Vera Franklin 5/2 – Beulah Gibbs 5/2 – William Janey 5/2 – Robin Nobles 5/4 – Barbara Toney 5/4 Maurice Nobles 5/5 – George Richardson 5/6 – Mahn Krua 5/7 – Michele Spratling 5/7 – Michael Haynes 5/9 – Icylin Jagan 5/14 – Joyce Callendar 5/15 – Allena Tabb-Harper 5/17 – Martha Beacon 5/18 – Emma Thompson 5/20 – Arnita Cooper 5/25 – Mary Cooks 5/27 – Sidney Burton Jr. 5/29

MOTHERS OF OUR HERITAGE
Listed below are those women of TBC who were part of the Shawmut Avenue era. Some were mothers then and others are mothers now. We praise God for our rich heritage and Faith of our Mothers.
We also pause to remember those mothers who are no longer physically with us:
BRITTON, Mary – HAYNES, Jean – LEAKE-NEBLETT, Dorothy – STEVENS, Hazel –
THOMAS, Pauline – THOMPSON, Emma – TONEY, Barbara – WOODSON, Leoner

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

CHURCH FELLOWSHIPS
Churchwomen’s Fellowship – Distinguished Brotherhood of Senior Men –
Liberian Fellowship – Men’s Fellowship
Senior Citizen’s “Swingers” Fellowship – Youth Fellowship

MINISTRIES:
After School Program – American Sign Language – Audio-Visual -Baby Dedication – Black History Committee – Bookshelf – Chancel Chorale – Chapel Choir – Children’s Choir – Children’s Nursery – Choral Ensemble – Christian Preschool – Clothes Rack/Thrift Store – Computer Center- Dorcas Ministry – – Exercise Ministry – Flower Ministry – Food Pantry Ministry – Girl Scouts Ministry -Grant Writing – Handbell Choir – Junior Church Ministry – King Solomon Ministry – Kitchen Ministry – Liturgical Dance Ministry – Nurses’ Ministry -Prison Ministry – S.A.M.H. Housing – Security Team – Shepherding Ministry – Summer Enrichment Program – Sunday Bible School – Team 13 – P.A.M. – Telephone Ministry – Transportation Ministry – Ushers’ Ministry – Visitors’ Welcome – Youth Choir

DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING
Pray Until Something Happens

TBC SHEPHERDING MINISTRY

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

Monday – Friday 2 P.M. until 6:00 P.M.
September 6th through June 17th
Children ages 5 – 13 year of age
Contact us @ 617 427 5158

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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
515-604-9094 | 12:15pm – 12:45pm
Meeting ID Number: 470-706-869

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Please Note: 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 | Fax: 617.442.8784
Other Contacts
Rev. Gerald 617.442.7854 – PreSchool 617.427.0273
After School Program: 617.427.5158