Church Announcements


GMCBC Weekly Announcements

Music Ministry Rehearsal Schedule for the week:   

Tuesday, March 7th @ 5:30 p.m. - Children's Choir 

Thursday, March 7th @ 6:30 p.m. - Male Chorus      

Louis White Scholarship Applications are available for distribution in the foyer of the Education Building. Completed application must be returned to the scholarship committee no later than April 14, 2019 no exceptions. This information comes from sis. Fairy L. Sewell.

“For I was hungered, and ye gave me no meat . . . in as much as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me, (Matthew 25:42, 45 KJV). The Youth Ministry is asking all members to start donating non-perishable food items to the Food Bank by way of the food barrels located in the front Church Lobby and the Educational Lobby. Your help is needed to fulfill God’s Word and bless those less fortunate. The barrels are filling up and we Thank You!

WOMEN’S DAY is April 7, 2019. All sisters are encouraged to dress in purple, white or a combination of those colors. The theme is: “Feel Your Way towards God”. Acts 17:27-28. The Sisterhood Retreat is scheduled for March 22-23 at Prayer Lake in Lettsworth, LA. Interested sisters can sign the list on the bulletin board. The cost of the trip is $60.00, and the deadline is March 3, 2019. For more information, please contact sisters Janifer Peters, Bernadette Terrell, Albertha Warren or Mary Wilkinson. 

It's Girl Scout Cookie Time! Greater Mount. Carmel Girl Scouts will be taking pre-orders for Girl Scout Cookies January 11-27, 2019. Cookies will be delivered February 22- March 10, 2019. Several delicious flavors to choose from. 

Plan to attend Bible Study! Mid-Morning Bible Study is on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Family Worship Hour is on Wednesday evenings. Prayer Service is at 6:00 p.m., followed by Bible Study for all ages at 6:30 p.m. Come and share with us this week.

Saturday Church School! The youth of Greater Mount Carmel is invited to join us on Saturday for Church School. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m.; Devotional period starts at 9:00 a.m. Church School starts at 9:20 a.m. and we are finished by 10:00 a.m. Come and bring a friend. 

Remember Sunday School is still held EVERY Sunday - Devotional at 9:30 a.m. and classes from 9:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

New Members Training is offered during the Sunday School Teaching Hour. We strive to help our new members develop a better understanding of the purpose of the Church and the role they are to play. For more information, contact Rev. Paul Cooper.

All members born in the month of March are asked to sign the Birthday & Anniversary sheet on the bulletin board near the front office. 

Forms for reserving the Fellowship Hall and/or any room in the Educational Annex are located in a special mail tray on the Clerk’s door. It is important that the forms are completed and turned in at least 7 days in advance of your event. Members are encouraged to use the form for all activities planned.

All Thank You cards received will be placed on the bulletin board outside the Church office 

 All articles to be posted on the bulletin board must have the pastor’s approval and signature. 

Anyone desiring to meet with Pastor Lowe may call the Church Office at 775-7372 to schedule an appointment. Appointment days are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

All announcements to be included in the Worship Folder must be submitted to the church clerk no later than the Tuesday, 4:00 P. M. prior to that Sunday. Announcements must be placed in the tray outside the office door or email to 

GMCBC Weekly Activity Calendar


  • Trustee Ministry Meeting (Monday after 2nd Sunday)                               6:30 p.m.
  • Deacon Ministry Meeting (Monday after 3rd Sunday)                                6:30 p.m.


  • Cub Scout/Boy Scout Ministry                                                                        6:00 p.m.
  • Mass Choir Rehearsal                                                                                      7:00 p.m.


  • Mid-Day Bible Study                                                                                       10:30 a.m.
  • Mission Meeting (Third Wednesday of the Month)                                   10:00 a.m.
  • Grief Ministry Meeting                                                                                     5:00 p.m.
  • Youth Workers Meeting (First Wednesday of the Month)                          5:30 p.m.
  • Evening Worship Hour                                                                                     6:00 p.m.
  • Evening Bible Study                                                                                          6:30 p.m.


  • Cherubim Choir Rehearsal                                                                              5:30 p.m.
  • Girl Scout Ministry                                                                                            6:00 p.m.
  • Youth and Young Adult Rehearsal                                                                 6:30 p.m.
  • Male Chorus Rehearsal (Thursday before 1st and 2nd Sunday)               7:30 p.m.


  • American Baptist Women Sisterhood (First Friday of the Month)            6:00 p.m.


  • Saturday Church School                                                                                 9:00 a.m.
  • Deaconess Meeting (Saturday before the 3rd Sunday)                           10:00 a.m. 
  • Mt. Carmel’s Angels Rehearsal                                                                              TBA
  • Saturday Feeding Ministry                                                                           11:00 a.m.


  • Health & Wellness Ministry (Third Sunday of the Month)
  • Popleon Foundation Meeting (First Sunday of the Month) 

Home Daily Bible Readings March 4 - 10, 2019

                                              Humility Is Good for You

Monday, March 4   “Answering the Lord’s Call of Discipleship” (Mark 4:10-20)

Tuesday, March 5     “It’s hard to Enter the Kingdom” (Mark 10:23-31)

Wednesday, March 6    “The Lord’s Call and Family Conflict” (Matthew 10:34-39)

Thursday, March 7    “The Father Honors Those Who Follow” (John 12:20-26)

Friday, March 8    “Suffering and Knowing Christ Jesus” (Philippians 3:7-16)

Saturday, March 9     “Faithful Witness through Suffering” (2 Corinthians 6:1-10)

Sunday, March 10       “Counting the Cost, Answering the Call” (Mark 1:16-20; Luke 14:25-33)

Intercessory Prayer List


I am the Lord that healeth thee . . . Exodus 15:26

Sis. Marian Brooks 

Sis. Donna S. Brown 

Sis. Gloria Brown 

Sis. Edna Crockett 

Sis. Verader Chapman 

Sis. Amelia Davis 

Sis. Eula Davis   

Sis. Lillie Evans 

Bro. & Sis. Larry (Ozanna) Garner

Bro. Raymond Hebert  

Sis. Lucille Huggins 

Sis. Lernise Jackson  

Sis. Albertha Johnson 

Sis. Jestina Johnson 

Bro. LoVaughn Lewis  

Sis. Brenda Moncriffe

Sis. Carolyn Morris

Bro. Jerry O. Payne

Sis. Delores Plummer

Sis. Shirley Poche 

Bro. Carl E. Porter, Sr.  

Bro. & Sis. Thonius (Alice) Robinson

Sis. Dolores Reese-Robinson

Bro. Larry Robinson

Sis. Cynthia Scott

Bro. Robert Smith

Sis. Sarah Starring

Sis. Eileen Taylor

Sis. Bonnie Thomas

Sis. Katie Vernon

Sis. Gilda Williams

Sis. Aolar Wilson