Church Announcements


GMCBC Weekly Announcements

Music Ministry Rehearsal Schedule for the week:     

Tuesday, May 21st @ 6:30 p.m. - Mass Choir 

Thursday, May 23rd @ 6:30 p.m. - YAM 

Tuesday, May 28th @ 6:30 p.m. - TBA 

Thursday, May 30th @ 6:30 p.m. - YAM Choir Rehearsal


Our Thirty-Second Ascension Program will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019 commencing at 7:00 P.M. at Beech Grove Baptist Church, 2376 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge, LA. Rev. Gregory White and the Beech Grove Baptist Church will serve as the Host Church for this occasion and will be responsible for the printed programs and the music. Choir members from participating churches are urged to combine with choir members of Beech Grove Baptist church. Choir rehearsals will be held on:

Thursday, May 23, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m. 

Thank You! to all Carmelite Reporters. Keep up the good work; send in all event information as soon as it occurs. All reports must be in by May 29, 2019. NO EXCEPTIONS. Carmelite Staff   

Christian Education Ministry – Please pre-register for the 28th Congress of Christian Education, June 3-7, 2019, 9870 Scotland Ave, Scotlandville High School. Sign in sheets and classes are on the bulletin board. For questions, see Deacon Rufus Spruel 

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 Saturday School Teaching Hour 9:00 A. M. 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 May 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 May 20 - 26, 2019

                                                     Giving One’s All

Monday, May 20    “Trust and Honor God” (Proverbs  3:1-12)

Tuesday, May 21        “The Gift of Love” (1 Corinthians 13)

Wednesday, May 22     “Lifestyle of Christian Believers” (Luke 6:27-36)

Thursday, May 23      “Seek Peace and Pursue It” (Psalm  34:1-14)

Friday, May 24      “Genuine Love For Each Other” (Romans 12:9-15)

Saturday, May 25    “Living Together in Harmony” (Romans 12:16-21)

Sunday, May 26    “A Living Sacrifice” (Romans 12:1-8)

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  

Bro. Leroy Jenkins 

Sis. Ogerita Reese Lockett  

Sis. Carolyn Morris

Sis. Thelma Muse  

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

Sis. Sarah Starring

Sis. Eileen Taylor

Sis. Bonnie Thomas

Sis. Katie Vernon

Sis. Gilda Williams

Sis. Aolar Wilson