Church Announcements

GMCBC Weekly Announcements

Music Ministry Rehearsal Schedule for the week:   

Thursday, December 20th @ 6:30 p.m. - VOA Praise Ensemble    

St. Vincent de Paul 2017 Sylvia’s Toys for Christmas – The Youth Ministry invites All Ministries of our Church to share in a wonderful community gift initiative. Please consider donating a toy to a needy child (ages Infant to 12 years). All gifts should be placed in the box near the Clerk’s office by Thursday, December 14, 2017. Please see Sis. Dianne Pullen for additional information 

Members of the Saturday Feeding Ministry are invited to the Christmas Fellowship Activity on Saturday, December 15, at 5:30 P. M. All members of this ministry are encouraged to attend; Deacons, Deaconesses, Ushers, Choirs, Sunday School. Sisterhood, and Brotherhood. 

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 December 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 December 11 - 17, 2018

                             Faith to Discern

Monday, Dec. 11       “The Call of Joshua” (Deuteronomy 31:14-15, 23; 34:9) 

Tuesday, Dec. 12      “The Call of Samuel” (1 Samuel 3:1-9)

Wednesday, Dec. 13           “Test the Spirits” (1 John 4:1-6)

Thursday, Dec. 14      “A Blind Man’s Discernment” (John 9:13-17)

Friday, Dec. 15        “Not Ashamed of the Gospel” (Romans 1:8-12, 16-17)

Saturday, Dec. 16      “An Open Door of Faith” (Acts 14:21-28)

Sunday, Dec. 17      “Discerning the Spirit’s Call” (Acts 13:1-12) 

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