Church Announcements

GMCBC Weekly Announcements

Music Ministry Rehearsal Schedule for the week:   


Thursday, November 15th @ 5:30 p.m. - Children's Choir 

Thursday, November 15th @ 6:30 p.m. - VOA Praise Ensemble  

All Ministries are asked to elect new officers for 2019 and submit their names to the church office no later than Tuesday December 3, 2018. Ministry Leaders are asked to submit their 2019 calendar dates for special church events and programs   

to Sister Shirley Taylor no later than November 28, 2016. This will enable us to present the 2019 Church Calendar on the First Sunday in January, 2019.

Mark Your Calendars 

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 Men’s Day Program
  • Thursday, November 22, Thanksgiving Day services 8:00 a.m. 
  • Sunday, December 2, Senior Recognition Dinner.

The Annual Christmas program will be held on Sunday, December 16th at 6:30 p.m. Please see Sis. Dianne Pullen and Latasha Talton for more information. Our committee will be casting and scheduling practice sessions real soon . . . . don’t miss the great opportunity to participate. 

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 Deacon Aolar Wilson.

All members born in the month of October 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 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 November 12 - 18, 2018

                                    Safety in the Ark 

Monday, November 12   “The Shelter of the Most High” (Psalm 91:1-10) 

Tuesday, November 13   “Protected from Death” (Exodus 12:21-30) 

Wednesday, November 14    “God’s Mark of Protection” (Ezekiel 9:3-10)

Thursday, November 15  “Those Who Heed His Words” (Matthew 7:21-27)

Friday, November 16       “Few That Are Saved” (Luke 13:22-30)

Saturday, November 17     “The Lord Knows How to Deliver ” (11 Peter 2:4-9)

Sunday, November 18        “Entering the Ark” (Genesis  7:1-10)

Intercessory Prayer List

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

Bro. Paul Bailey

Sis. Marian Brooks 

Sis. Edna Jean Brown

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

Sis. Marie Hagar

Bro. Raymond Hebert  

Sis. Lucille Huggins 

Sis. Lernise Jackson  

Sis. Albertha Johnson 

Sis. Jestina Johnson 

Bro. LoVaughn Lewis  

Sis. Cloatiel Mills  

Sis. Maxine Moore

Sis. Carolyn Morris

Sis. Cathy Norwood

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

Sis. Sarah Starring

Sis. Eileen Taylor

Sis. Bonnie Thomas

Sis. Katie Vernon