WELCOME TO
TWELFTH BAPTIST CHURCH

“A LIGHT IN THE COMMUNITY”

A PEOPLE OF PURPOSE – POWER – PRAISE and PRAYER

CHRISTIANS GATHERED ON THE LORD’S DAY Summer Worship
10:45 A.M. – July 14, 2019

PRAISE & WORSHIP
Prelude
CALL TO WORSHIP – Minister Ronald E. Jones
Opening Congregational – Hymn 337
“The Church Is One Foundation”
PRAYER – Minister Rachel R. Idowu
Vocal Selection Bro. – Jonathan Gramling
PRESENTATIONS
Our Visitors – Our Thanks to God Amber Atkins
Pledges, Tithes and Offerings “Hymn 402”
“Walking Up Th e King’s Highway”
PROCLAMATION OF GOD’S DIVINE WORD
Lauren Crockton
Vocal Selection Bro. Jonathan Gramling
PREACHING Rev. Willie Bodrick, II
Invitation Hymn 400
I Have Decided to Follow Jesus”
PARTING
Benediction – Dr. Joshua Bartholomew

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 7/7/2019

TBC UPDATES

THANK YOU, TBC MEMBERS: Th e family of Sis. Mary E. Britton wishes to thank our church family for your expressions of sympathy. We are overwhelmed by your prayers and thoughtfulness and it means the world to us to have your support. And may the Lord reward you for your kindness … Ruth 1:8 NLT.

BEREAVED:
Sis. Mamie Dorsey-O’Neal & Family on the death of her step-father, Earl Oscar Newton of Dorchester. Condolences The O’Neal Family, ..
Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown & family on the death of his maternal uncle, Asia C. Fenn of PA. Condolences The Brown Family …

PRAYERS REQUESTED:  You are encouraged to keep our brothers and sisters in prayer –
Rev. Michael E. Haynes,
Rev. Phillip Ross,
Deacon Emerson Brathwaite,
Deacon Hozel Murray,
Deaconess Leoner Woodson,
Bro. Clarence & Sis. Wanda Jones,
Bro. Tommie Campbell,
Sis. Delsie Hodgson,
Sis. Ruby Smith,
Sis. Frances Chalmers,
Sis. Diane Dujon,
Sis. Elaine Morrison,
Mrs. Geraldine Brown (mother of Rev. Jeffrey Brown),
Sis. Mary Hamilton,
Sis. Mary Lue Moore,
Bro. Arthur James’, brother, sister, and brother-in-law medical issues,
Sis. Juanita Hope as she ministers to her ill sister,
Alberta Hope of Hooper, Alabama, 
Sis. Margaret Hill as she prepares for surgery on July 12th,
Mr. Joseph Stephens,
Mr. Horace Shearer (our Warren Street neighbor),
and former members
Charlotte (Paris) Dixon and
Windol (Sonny) Lomax

JUST A REMINDER:  Our Sunday Morning Breakfast Ministry is on vacation until September 15th … The TBC Swingers are on vacation until September 3rd … Our Missions Ministry will not meet in July or August … The Moreland Street Parking Lot is closed to vehicles Monday-Friday 7:00 A.M. until 6:00 P.M…. Sunday meals through September 8th will be take out ONLY … Our Kitchen Ministry is still in need of cooks see Sis. Sonia Lawrence …  Our Thrift Shop is in need of spring and summer clothing for the Clothing Drive … Cell Phones and Pagers should be in the off or mute position when entering the Sanctuary.

SICK AND SHUT IN UPDATE: Sis. Ruby Smith is now home, – after a stay in a rehabilitation hospital.

SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: The Second Quarter Financial Statements are now available. You may receive your statement by email or a hard copy. Leave your name in the Central Office or speak to Sis. Vera Franklin.

YOUTH MINISTRY MEETING: Today, 7/14 after Worship in the Choir Loft Youth ages 13-20 are asked to meet with Pastor.

SAVE THE DATES:
Tuesday, July 23rrd 6:45 P.M. Church Council
Saturday, July 27th 12:00 Noon King Solomon Ministry Fish Fry
Sunday, July 28th 1:00 P.M. Church Members’ Meeting
Month of August TBC Heritage Month Celebrations
Church and Community Cookout, Saturday, August 3rd 12:00 Noon,
Friday-Sunday, August 9-11 Back to College Weekend … Monday-Wednesday, August 26-28 African American History Ministry Trip to Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC…Friday-Sunday September 20-22 Men’s Weekend.
Tuesday, July 23rd 6:45 P.M. Church Council … Saturday, July 27th 12:00 Noon King Solomon Ministry Fish Fry …
Sunday, July 28th 1:00 P.M. Church Members’ Meeting …
Month of August TBC Heritage Month Celebrations – Church and Community Cookout, Saturday, August 3rd 12:00 Noon,
Friday-Sunday, August 9-11 Back to College Weekend
Monday-Wednesday, August 26-28 African American History Ministry Trip to Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC…
Friday-Sunday September 20-22 Men’s Weekend., Friday-Sunday,
August 9-11 Back to College Weekend

ANNUAL CHURCH AND COMMUNITY COOK-OUT

in the Moreland Street Parking Lot and Fellowship Park
Saturday, August 3rd 12:00 Noon – 3:00
P.M. BRING YOUR FAVORITE DISH COME, CELEBRATE TBC’S RICH HISTORY
TBC will supply Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Condiments, Slush, Beverages, Eating Utensils, Napkins, Cups, Plates, Watermelon

… TBC NOTICES …

FOOD PANTRY NEWS; Our Food Pantry Ministry has FREE food today at 168 Warren Street

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
Our Thrift Shop Ministry is in need of volunteers (male or female) for Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. If interested please contact Sis. Florence Sealy …
Our Transportation Ministry is in need of van drivers Sundays and an occasional Tuesday. If interested and have a good driving record please speak to Bro. Jay O’Neal.

SAVE THE DATES:
MONTH OF AUGUST TBC Heritage Month Celebration – Luncheon,
Saturday, August 3rd, … Back-to-college Celebration August 10th … –
Monday-Wednesday, August 26-28 Trip to Museum of African American History and Culture.

JUST A FEW SEATS LEFT! See Sis. Lisa Dix, Sis. Marcella Dix Brown, Sis. Florence Sealy or Sis. Anna Ekpenyong if you are interested in going to the National Museum of African American History, Washington, DC Monday-Wednesday, August 26-28. Come see and celebrate TBC’s history. Th ere are a few spaces still available. Cost $290.00 per person, which includes transportation, hotel (double occupancy), Continental Breakfast and entrance to the museum

TRIP TO WASHINGTON 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.

KITCHEN MINISTRY NEWS: Do you like to cook? Do you and your family or friends like getting together in the kitchen? Then … we need you. Meal preparers are needed for Sundays and an occasional repast. If interested speak to Sis. Sonia Lawrence or Sis. Barbara Gibbs… Beginning next Sunday (July 7th) through the second Sunday in September (9/8/2019), Take out meals only!

JUST A REMINDER: Beginning Monday, July 1st through Friday, August 23rd our Moreland Street Parking lot will be closed to vehicles between 7:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. This is in order for our children in the Summer Enrichment Program and Preschool have a safe play area. Staff, Members, and Visitors can utilize either of the lots on Warren Street.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JUNE SENIORS: Gwendolyn Stewart 6/2 – Mary Pack 6/7 – Catherine Moon 6/9 – Charles Dawson 6/12 – Clarence Hogan 6/12 – Ruth McCollum 6/12 – Allen Craddock 6/15 – Estella Jones 6/16 – Flora Trotman 6/16 – Gloria Savory 6/16 – Hazel Tyler 6/16 – Bernard Spencer 6/17 – Walter Mitchell 6/17 – Ruby Smith 6/20 – Stephanie Janey 6/22 – Betty Burch 6/22 – Linda Cabral 6/27 – Carolyn Humphrey 6/28 – Polina Blackwell 6/29

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, JULY SENIORS: LIllie Davis July 5 – Ronald Jones July 6 – Clementine Ross July 11 – Mildred Mathews July 12 – Udassa Dixon July 16 – Elois Smith July 17 – Isaiah Floyd July 21 – Deloris Rodriguez July 27

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.

THRIFT SHOP MINISTRY NEWS:
Please support the TBC Thrift Shop by participating in their “Clothing Drive” . They are in desperate need of slightly worn spring and summer clothing – all sizes children, women, and men. the donations can be left in the Central Office during the Thrift Shop’s off hours. Please mark bags CLOTHING DRIVE. After the Thrift Shop is replenished a yard sale will be held to give back to the community and our Church family.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
Our Thrift Shop Ministry is in need of volunteers (male or female) for Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. If interested please contact Sis. Florence Sealy..
Transportation Ministry is in need of van drivers Sundays, and an occasional Tuesday. If interested and have a good driving record, please speak to Bro. Jay O’Neal.

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

” SEE DATES “

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