A PEOPLE OF PURPOSE, POWER, PRAISE AND PRAYER…

WELCOME TO
TWELFTH BAPTIST CHURCH

Sunday – February 17, 2019

People of Purpose-Power-Praise-Prayer
Preached Word today by Rev. Willie Bodrick, II

CELEBRATING OUR HERITAGE IN CHRIST
Rev. Arthur T. Gerald, Jr. – Senior Pastor | Rev. Michael E. Haynes – Pastor Emeritus
updated 2/17/2019

JUST A REMINDER: The PreSchool, After School Program and Central Office will be closed on Monday, February 18th.
LOVE IN ACTION: Once again our ChurchWomen’s Fellowship will sponsor “Love in Action” which entails sending love boxes to our college students. Devotionals, snacks, thumb drives, personal care items, gift cards, candy (hard candy only) are requested no PEANUTS , or PEANUT products, PLEASE. Boxes will be packed on Saturday, February 23rd during the regular Church women’s meeting. See Sis. Paula Henry for details. PARENTS, Please make sure the Central Office has the mailing address of your college
TBC CHURCHWOMEN’S ELECTION: All TBC women are encouraged to remain after Service on Sunday, February 24th for election of officers.
ASH WEDNESDAY DAY OF PRAYER AND FASTING: Service at 7:00 P. M. Wednesday, March 6th.
THE WORLD’S GOING MOBILE: presented by the Mass AARP Call to register 1-866-591-8105 or online aarp.cvent.com/tekbost | Thurday March 7, 2019 “Intro to iPads” @10:00am to 11:30am, and “Beyond the Basics” – iPads @ 12:00 noon – 1:00pm or “Into to iPads” @ 2:30 P.M – 4:00 P.M. and ” “Beyond the Basics – iPad” 4:30 P.M. t0 5:30 P.M
PRESCHOOL PRAYER BREAKFAST: Saturday, May 4th 9:00 A. M. …
CHURCHWOMEN’S TEA: Saturday, June 1st 12:00 Noon …
SCHOOL OF THE BIBLE: There will be NO School of the Bible on Tuesday, February 19th.
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“TBC NEWS”

WELCOME NEW MEMBER: Last Sunday, Sis. Barbara Burton was voted into the membership and received the Right Hand of Fellowship.

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.

YOUNG ADULT/YOUTH CHOIR: The next rehearsal is scheduled for Sunday, February 10th immediately a# er our Worship Service. Parents – please encourage your teens to attend rehearsals and be present on the Sundays the choir is scheduled to minister in music.

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.

JUST A REMINDER: Organizations and Fellowships must schedule election of officers through our Central Office. Pastor or his designee must be present during the process..


SICK AND SHUT IN UPDATE:
Mr. Joseph Stephens (uncle of “Coach” Simpson)
Ashley Grisham, Roslindale, MA 02131.

THANK YOU, TBC MEMBERS:

If you sat in the office answering the phone, if you collated, stapled, or proof read the Annual Reports thank you. Without your assistance the task would not have been accomplished.

Words cannot express our gratitude to you for the love, prayers, gifts and support we received during our recent fi re and displacement. Your kindness is appreciated. Helen and Daniel Watson

Sis. Edythe Copeland thanks you for all the prayers, calls, and cards she received. She loves her TBC family!

YOUR HELP IS NEEDED: One of our After School Program families has been temporarily displaced due to water and smoke damage after a fire in their building. The family is need of bed linen (full & queen), kitchen utensils, non perishable food, gift cards (Target, WalMart, Bed Bath and Beyond, etc. ) any help will be greatly appreciated. See Darryl “Coach” Simpson for details.

PRAYERS REQUESTED:
Sis. Barbara Dawson & Family (Bro. Charles & Mollie Dawson, Katrina & Andrew Dawson) on the death of a daughter, niece and sister, Marilyn Dawson. Memorial Service here at TBC on Saturday, March 2nd 12:00 Noon…
Pastor Emeritus Michael E. Haynes,
Bro. Lester Williams,
Deacons Emerson Brathwaite and Hozel Murray,
Rosie Burton underwent emergency surgery on Tuesday, February 12th.

BEREAVED FAMILIES:  

Sis. Barbara Dawson & family on the death of her daughter, Marilyn Memorial Service will be held here on Saturday, March 2nd 12:00 Noon.

GIRL SCOUTS NEWS: Our Girl Scout troop is now selling cookies in Hester Hall. Each box is $5.00. See Sis. Barbara Gibbs or Sis. Michelle Bernardez. Girl Scouts will be selling cookies beginning today, after service. Why not purchase a box to help support this ministry?

CALENDARS: HISTORIC CALENDARS FOR SALE 

Our Black History Ministry has compiled a TBC Pastoral Historical Calendar. See Sis. Marcella Dix Brown to purchase one. These are keepsakes! – cost $15 order in central office.

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.

FOOD PANTRY: Our Food Pantry has free food available today. Stop by 168 Warren Street for bread, vegetables and fruit.

OFFERING ENVELOPES: The 2019 Offering envelopes are available in Shaw Hall immediately following our Worship Service.

TRUSTEE MINISTRY NEWS:

The Trustee Ministry gratefully acknowledge donations to TBC from Senior Ushers -$500.00, TBC Women’s Ministry – $1,000.00, King Solomon Ministry – $2.500.00 and $500.00 from Ethel Warren (daughter of Sis. Mildred Colmes and sister of Sis. Marva Cox).

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.

FEBRUARY BIRTHDAYS:FSeniors: Mary Lue Moore – Christine Harris-Idiokitas – Monica Wright – Anna Ekpepnyong – Izeal Adams Mittie B.Thomas – Clarence W. Bell, Jr. – Flossie Pearson – Percival Perkins – Dorothy M. Smith – Donalexander Goss

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

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)

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

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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.