Next Live Stream Worship Service
July 12, 2020 @ 10:45am

Sanctuary Open to 65 Worshipers – Streaming Information 

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Live Stream Worship Service celebrating Th e Class of 2020CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020

Rev. Willie Bodrick, II Juris Doctor – Northeastern University School of Law
Alana Michelle Gerald – Masters in Public Health Boston University School of Public Health
Bendu David – Diploma Boston Latin Academy to University of Massachusetts, Boston
Carole Walker – Carroll School for the Blind
Bryan Richardson –
Bachelor of Science Champlain College
Emerson D. Brathwaite, Jr
. – Blue Hills Technical School to Bridgewater State University
Ernest Smither – Diploma (with Honors) Ashland High School to Howard University  * Friend of TBC
Rayla Johnson-Daye
– Bachelor of Science Salem State University

TBC Pandemic  Monday-Saturday Call In Prayer 12:15pm to 12:45pm

Daily Prayer throughout the Pandemic on our Prayer Line:
Monday – Saturday:
between 12:15pm and 12:45pm
Call: 515-604-9094 enter Meeting ID Number: 470-706-869#
Please be sure to include phone number and the meeting ID number!
Thank you, I pray your safety as well as God’s blessings upon you and yours!
Pastor, Arthur T. Gerald, Jr. 

Rev. Arthur T. Gerald, Jr. – Senior Pastor
Rev. Willie Bodrick II and Rev. Jeffrey Brown Associate Pastors
Dr. Joshua Bartholomew, Youth Minister
Bro. Jonathan W. Singleton Minister of Music
Ministers in Residence:
Minister Shirley Adams – Minister Elizabeth Crockton – Minister Rachel Idowu –
Minister Ronald Jones – Rev. Phillip Ross – Rev. Bernard Spencer
updated 7.6.2020

Our Call-in-prayer line is open Monday-Saturday 12:15-12:45 P.M., Thursday 6:00-7:00 A.M., Fridays 7:00-8:00 P.M., and First Friday 6:00-7:00 A,M.  and 7:00-8:00 P. M 1-515-604-9094 ID 470-706-869#. Why not join your brothers and sisters as we pray to the Lord?
If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. II Chronicles 7:14. 

THANK YOU TBC MEMBERS: We wish to thank you each of you for your kind words, cards, prayers and love expressed during our recent bereavement. Sisters Dorothy Bell and Denisha Crawley-  Bell…With Many Thanks – for blessings and prayers on my birthday. Sis. Mary Pack…Thank you for the cards and phone messages I received for my birthday. All the messages made my day surprisingly special. Thanks again and God bless all of you. Agape, Flo Trotman. Thank you for the prayers, cards, and other acts of kindness extended to our family during our recent bereavement. Deacon Hozel Murray & Family.

PRAYERS REQUESTED: Rev. Phillip Ross, 1344 Hyde Park Avenue … Rev. Bernard Spencer (underwent a surgical procedure last week) … Sis. Lisa Dix  … Sis. Adelle (Jackson) Coren  … Mr. Robert White of New York (cousin of Sisters Gretchen & Delsie Hodgson).

BEREAVED FAMILIES: Sis. Dorothy Bell & Sis. Denisha Crawley- Bell on the death of their sister & aunt, Tina Bell of Weymouth. Condolences The Bell Family…  The Crawley-Bell Family, .. Sis. Freda Johnson-Jones & family on the homegoing of her mother, Mother Queenie Johnson of Ohio. Condolences: The Johnson Family, 

ZOOM PRAYER SERVICE: Our Friday Evening Prayer Service will now be available on Zoom 7:00 P.M. – 8:00 P. M. ID 891 8845 8633 Password Prayer. If you wish to call in the telephone number
is 1-929-205-6099.

ZOOM SCHOOL OF THE BIBLE: Tuesdays 7;00 P,M. – 8:30 P. M. via Zoom. ID 851 1613 0524 PASSWORD 016606. SUNDAY BIBLE CLASSES: You can join a Zoom Bible Class on Sunday mornings 9:15 A.M. – 9:45 A. M. Contact Min. Elizabeth Crockton. or Hester Hall Class, Min. Rachel Idowu, Leader Zoom class Sundays 9:30-10:15 A.M. ID 847 2223 5972 Password 6323546
or phone +1-929-205-6099.

PHASE 2 WORSHIP SERVICE: Our Worship Service will now accommodate 75 persons (including Ministerial Team, Musicians, and A-V personnel). Remember – only our Sanctuary is open, you must
wear a face mask (gloves optional), there is NO elevator service, and Sanctuary Doors open at 10:00 A.M.

SAVE THE DATES: Thursday, July 23rd 6:45 P.M. Church Council Meeting via Zoom. Thursday, July 30th 6:45 P. M. Church Members Meeting. ID’s and Password’s will be sent via email. Please
make sure our Central Office has your current email address.

ARE YOU WILLING TO SERVE IN 2021? Our Nominating Ministry is looking for candidates to serve on our Deacons, Deaconesses, Trustees, Mission and Christian Education Ministries. If the Lord is
leading you to consider serving in one of these areas or if you would like to nominate someone, please leave the name and ministry in our Central Office. 

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, ,and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. II Chronicles 7:14


  • Thursday Early Morning Prayer – 6:00 A.M – Call in Prayer

Friday Hour of Power Prayer 7:00pm – Zoom Call in Prayer

  • First Friday,  “Day of Prayer & Fasting” – Call in Prayer 6:00am | 12:12pm – 12:45pm | 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Prayer Line Call: 515-604-9094 enter Meeting ID Number: 470-706-869#

Sept. 19, 2020 - First Reponders - Preparing Fro The Journey


HEALTH TIPS REGARDING COVID-19 DISEASE: Avoid close contact with people who are sick; avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; stay home when you are sick; cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash; clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household spray or wipe; wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after going to the bathroom; before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.

MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES: Several of our ministries are in need of additional members. Why not consider joining one – Dorcas Partnership see Sis. Flossie Pearson; Senior or Junior Ushers see Sis. Frances Glenn- Chalmers; A-V Ministry see Bro. Sidney Burton; Kitchen Ministry see Sis. Sonia Lawrence or Sis. Barbara Gibbs.

updated 4.24.2020


ANNUAL REPORT 2019 – Read and or download

temporarily closed
GRADES 1-5 @ SHAW HALL with Ms. Wright and Ms. Brianna
GRADES 6-8 @ DEACONESS ROOM with Deacon Henry
HIGH SCHOOL – 142 WARREN STREET with Coach and Ms. Richardson
with Ms. Wier, Min. Crockton, and Mrs. Phillips
with Min. Idowu, Rev. Spencer, and Min. Jones
with Pastor Gerald, Deacon Bartholomew, and Deaconess Stewart


“Any Time 24 hours a day – Channel “Twelfth Baptist Church”

Sunday Evenings – Boston Community Access Cable Channel A-23 – or their web @ – BNNTV.org

DVD VIDEO OF TBC SERVICES:  – Please leave your A-V requests in Bookshelf. We are here to respond to your requests Sis. Stephanie Janey, Coordinator Bookshelf, Bro. Sidney H. Burton, Jr., Coordinator A-V Ministry, check out streaming

Please support the TBC Thrift Shop by participating in their “Clothing Drive” . They are in desperate need of slightly worn spring and summer clothing – all sizes children, women, and men. the donations can be left in the Central Office during the Thrift Shop’s off hours. Please mark bags CLOTHING DRIVE. After the Thrift Shop is replenished a yard sale will be held to give back to the community and our Church family.

HAPPY BIRTHDAYJULY SENIORSHappy Birthday Jule Sebiors Zena Brown July 1 – Michel Morency July 1 – Alan Gentle July 4 – Lillie Davis July 5 – Ronald Jones July 6 – Clementine Ross July 11 – Mildred Mathews July 12 – Andrea Mallett July 13 – Udassa Dixon July 16 – Elois Smith July 17 – Isiah Floyd July 21 – Ronnie Sanders July 24 – Deloris Rodriguez July 27

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM – temporarily closed
SecondAfricanMeetingHouse / Twelfth Baptist Church
A Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston Inc.
Victory Generation After School Program

Monday – Friday 2 P.M. until 6:00 P.M.
September 6th through June 17th
Children ages 5 – 13 year of age
Contact us @ 617 427 5158

Some of our ministries are in need of volunteers –
Audio Visual Ministry  / (A/V) see Brother Sidney Burton;
Senior and Junior Ushers / see Sis. Frances Chalmers;
Kitchen Ministry / see Sis. Sonia Lawrence or Sis. Barbara Gibbs;
Telephone Ministry / see Sis. Clara Bell.
Our Thrift Shop Ministry
is in need of volunteers (male or female)
for Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.
If interested please contact Sis. Florence Sealy..
Transportation Ministry
see Brother Jay O’Neal; Thrift Shop Ministry see Sis. Florence Sealy; Sunday 

In view of the Great commission of our Lord Jesus Christ

(Matthew 28:18-20),
in thanksgiving for His great love for us,
and in obedience to the Word of God,

the mission of Twelfth Baptist Church is:
To extend the love of God to others
through proclaiming the Good News
and providing Christ-centered ministries
to meet the temporal needs of the people whom God loves;
To build up the body of Christ
through prayer, fellowship, teaching
and exercising our faith; and
To worship God in our corporate and individual lives.


Gwendolyn Stewart 06/02 | Mary Pack 06/07|Catherine Moon 06/09 | Charles Dawson 06/12 |
Clarence Hogan 06/12 | Ruth McCollum 06/12 | Allen Craddock | 06/15 Estella Jones | 06/16
Flora Trotman 06/16 | Gloria Savory 06/16 | Hazel Tyler 06/16 | Bernard Spencer 06/17 |
Walter Mitchell 06/17 | Ruby Smith 06/20 | Stephanie Janey 06/22 | Betty Burch 06/22 |
Linda Cabral 06/27 | Carolyn Humphrey 06/28 |Polina Blackwell 06/29

After School Program – American Sign Language – Audio-Visual -Baby Dedication – Black History Committee – Bookshelf – Chancel Chorale – Chapel Choir – Children’s Choir – Children’s Nursery – Choral Ensemble – Christian Preschool – Clothes Rack/Thrift Store – Computer Center – Dorcas Ministry – – Exercise Ministry – Flower Ministry – Food Pantry Ministry – Girl Scouts Ministry -Grant Writing – Handbell Choir – Junior Church Ministry – King Solomon Ministry – Kitchen Ministry – Liturgical Dance Ministry – Nurses’ Ministry -Prison Ministry – S.A.M.H. Housing – Security Team – Shepherding Ministry – Summer Enrichment Program – Sunday Bible School – Team 13 – P.A.M. – Telephone Ministry – Transportation Ministry – Ushers’ Ministry – Visitors’ Welcome – Youth Choir

Churchwomen’s Fellowship – Distinguished Brotherhood of Senior Men –
Liberian Fellowship – Men’s Fellowship
Senior Citizen’s “Swingers” Fellowship – Youth Fellowship

Clarence W. BELL, JR. – Oliver L.BYRON, – Allen G. CRADDOCK, – Charles E. DAWSON, –
Mollie DAWSON, – Isiah FLOYD, – Donalexander GOSS, – Curley GREEN , –
Jimmy HUMPHREY, – Arthur JAMES, – William H.JANEY, II , – Dorothy JOHNSON, – Dorothy –
Anthony LOPEZ, III, – Hozel E. MURRAY, – Maurice NOBLES, Jr., –
Raymond NOBLES, – Rev. Bernard SPENCER,

“FRIDAY PRAYER LINE” 515-604-9094
from 12:15pm through 12:45pm
Meeting ID Number: 470-706-869

Member NoticeTO ALL TBC MEMBERS: On January 26, 2020 at our Annual Church Meeting Pastor Arthur T. Gerald, ,Jr. announced his retirement effective December 31, 2020. With that being said, according to our church by-laws, Article VI; Section 1 Election – upon a vacancy, a Pastoral Search Ministry shall be nominated by the Church Council, consisting of eleven (11) members – two (2) from the Deacons’ Ministry, two (2) from the Deaconess’ Ministry, two (2) from the Trustees’ Ministry. To complete the beginning process, the Pastoral Search Committee (PSM) the church will nominate ” (5) members-at-large to complete the total of eleven (11). We are asking that you, the TBC members, nominate any TBC member, in good standing, whom you believe could serve on the PSM. All nominees’ names are to be placed in the box located in our Central Once. All names should be placed in the box no later than 5:00 P. M. Friday, February 28, 2020. Thank you for your assistance in this process


Please Note: Some meetings and activities are specific to TBC members and are subject to change.
Any questions can be addressed to our Central Office
@ 617 442 7855 | Fax: 617.442.8784
Other Contacts
Rev. Gerald 617.442.7854 – PreSchool 617.427.0273
After School Program: 617.427.5158