GMCBC's Weekly Church Announcements

Regularly Scheduled Weekly Activities

  • Monday - Trustee Meeting - Monday's following the 2nd Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Deacon Meeting - Monday's following the 3rd Sunday at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday - Cub Scout/Boy Scout Ministry at 6:00 p.m. - Mt. Carmel’s Angels 1st & 3rd Tuesday's at 6:00 p.m. - Mass Choir Rehearsal at 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday - Mid-Day Bible Study at 10:30 a.m. - Mission meeting 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. - Youth Workers meeting 1st Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. - Prayer Service at 6:00 p.m. - Evening Bible Study at 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday - Cherubim Choir Rehearsal at 5:30 p.m. - Girl Scout Ministry at 6:00 p.m. - Youth and Young Adult Rehearsal at 6:30 p.m. - Male Chorus Rehearsal on Thursday before 1st and 2nd Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday - American Baptist Women Sisterhood 1st Friday of the month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - Saturday Church School at 9:00 a.m. - Deaconess meeting on Saturday before the 3rd Sunday at 10:00 a.m. - Saturday Feeding Ministry at 11:00 a.m.
  • Sunday - Church School at 9:30 a.m. Worship Service at 10:45 a.m. - Health & Wellness Ministry 3rd Sunday of the month - Popleon Foundation meeting 1st Sunday of the month

Week of Mar. 26, 2018

GMCBC Music Ministry Rehearsal Schedule for the week:

  • Tuesday, March 27th @ 7:00 p.m. - Good Friday Chorus @ GMCBC
  • Thursday, March 29th @ 6:30 p.m. - GMCBC Mass Choir  


  • Our Church is serving as the host church for “The Last Seven Sayings of Christ from the Cross,” Friday, March 30, 2018, 7:00 p.m., at Greater King David B. C., 222 Blount Rd.  Since we are the host church, it is expected that you will be present along with our Officers, Deaconess, Ushers and Ministry Leaders.  The color scheme for this occasion is purple and white.
  • As an outreach project in conjunction with our Annual Sisterhood Retreat, we will be collecting jewelry to give to the Women in the St. Vincent DePaul Shelter.  We are inviting and encouraging you to donate jewelry.  Place it in a zip lock bag and give your items to Sis. Carolyn Breaux or Sis. Janifer Peters.  This project will continue and culminate on Women’s Day, Sunday, April 8, 2018.
  • Lewis L. White Memorial Scholarship Applications are available in the Church office.  Completed applications are due April 22, 2018.  This includes the application, letters of reference, transcript and ACT or SAT scores.

Home Daily Bible Reading

March 26  – April 1, 2018       

Seeking His Face 

  • Monday, Mar. 26 - "The Fast the Lord Wants” (Isaiah 58:6-12)
  • Tuesday,  Mar. 27  - "The Fruit of Righteousness” (James 3:13-18)
  • Wednesday, Mar. 28 - "Compassion and Justice” (Exodus 22:21-29)
  • Thursday, Mar. 29 - "Choose Life” (Deuteronomy 30:15-20)
  • Friday, Mar. 30 - "Walk Before Me in Uprightness” (1 Kings 9:1-5)
  • Saturday, Mar. 31 - "Evil from Unfaithfulness” (1 Kings 9:6-9)
  • Sunday, Apr. 1 -  "The Choice Before Us” (11 Chronicles 7:12-22)

We encourage our members and friends to read and study God's Word daily to show thyself approved... 

Regular Church Announcements

General Announcements



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.

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

Carmelite Reporters: It’s time to start sending in your articles.  All articles should be print ready.  Thanks you for your cooperation. 

Saturday Church School! The youth of Greater Mount Carmel are 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.

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.

Meeting Notices: In an effort to effectively accommodate all ministries of the church in regard to special meetings, please contact the church clerk at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. Your consideration and cooperation are appreciated.

NOTICE: All members requesting copies of you Income Tax Membership Giving forms please sign the request sheet on the bulletin board outside of the Church Office.

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

Intercessory Prayer List

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

Sis. Marian Brooks

Sis. Donna S. Brown

Sis. Gloria Brown

Bro. George Clark

Sis. Amelia Davis

Sis. Eula Davis

Sis. Lillie Evans

Sis. Vanessa Ghoram

Bro. Raymond Hebert

Sis. Lernise Jackson

Sis. Albertha Johnson

Sis. Jestina Johnson

Bro. LoVaughn Lewis

Sis. Cloatiel Mills

Sis. Brenda Moncriffe

Sis. Carolyn Morris

Sis. Delores Plummer

Sis. Shirley Poche’

Sis. Joyce Polk

Bro. Carl E. Porter, Sr.

Sis. Alice Robinson

Sis. Dolores Reese-Robinson 

Bro. Larry and Sis. E’Liya Robinson

Sis. Cynthia Scott

Sis. Velma Smith

Sis. Sarah Starring

Bro. Richard Stemley

Sis. Eileen Taylor

Sis. Bonnie Thomas

Sis. Katie Vernon

Bro. Lawrence Vernon