WELCOME TO TWELFTH BAPTIST CHURCH
Next Live Stream Worship Service
Sunday October 18, 2020 @ 10:45am
Sanctuary Open to 65 Worshipers
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
Willie Bodrick II – Pastor Elect
Rev. Jeffrey Brown Associate Pastor
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
NEW MEMBERS by Virtual Baptism
John J. Cooper
Carolyn J. Taylor
CALL IN PRAYER LINE:
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?
SCHOOL OF THE BIBLE:
Tuesdays 7:00 P.M. until 8:30 P.M. via Zoom – 851 1613 0524 Passcode – 016606.
THANK YOU, TBC MEMBERS:
THANK YOU, ROY NEBLETT: Our PreSchool Ministry gratefully acknowledges the $100.00 donation in memory of his mother, Sis. Dorothy Leake-Neblett.
HELLO TWELFTH BAPTIST FAMILY:
Praying all is well and you are staying safe during this pandemic. I think of you and pray for for you oft en. Be well. Love & Blessings – Marian Jenkins.
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
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.
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
SAVE THE DATES:
- 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#
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.
… OTHER NOTICES …
THERE IS A SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS FOR EVERYONE 9:30 A.M.
NURSERY @ EWING HALL with MS Paula
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
ADULT (WOMEN) @ HAYNES COMMUNITY ROOM,
with Ms. Wier, Min. Crockton, and Mrs. Phillips
ADULT (MEN & WOMEN) @ HESTER HALL
with Min. Idowu, Rev. Spencer, and Min. Jones
MEMBERSHIP PREPARATION @ MILLS ROOM
with Pastor Gerald, Deacon Bartholomew, and Deaconess Stewart
WATCH PREVIOUS SUNDAY’S SERVICE ON BOSTON COMMUNITY ACCESS TV
WATCH OVER 310 – TBC SERVICES ON – YOUTUBE
“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 Check Out streaming
THRIFT SHOP MINISTRY NEWS:
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.
OUR KNOWN SICK AND SHUT-IN AS OF October 2, 2020
NURSING HOMES AND REHABILITATION CENTERS
*COLEMAN, Mrs. Iris
DOWLING, Mr. Meko
DUJON, Ms. Diane
*HOUSTON, Ms. Janet
*HUNTE, Mrs.. Patricia
JONES, Ms. Carolyn
PARKS, Mrs. Christiana
SIMS, Mr. Cullen
THOMAS, Mrs. Pauline
*WOODSON, Mr. Donald
*BECKETT-SIMMONS, Mrs. Renee
BELLEGARDE, Ms. Marie
BLACKWELL, Mrs. Polina
BRATHWAITE, Mr. Emerson
*BROWN, Mrs. Geraldine
BYRON, Oliver & Luisa
CALLENDER, Mrs. Joyce
COLEY, Mrs. Adrianna
DAVIS, Mrs. Gloria
DAWSON, Mrs. Barbara
DAWSON, Mrs. Mollie
DENNIS, Mrs. Mary
DIX, Ms. Lisa
EKPENYONG, Mrs. Anna
*HORNE, Mrs. Francine
IDIOKITAS, Mr. Michel
JANEY, Mr. William
KEYES, Ms. Sharon
LITTLE, Mrs. Edna
LOCKER, Mr. Nicholas
*MARSHALL, Mrs. Mary Bell
MORRISON, Mrs. Elaine
NOBLES, Ms. Brenda
NOBLES, Mr. Raymond
O’NEAL, Ms. Shawn
PERRY, Mr. Thomas
POTTER, Mr. Gregory
ROBINSON, Ms. Harriet
*RODRIGUEZ, Raphael & Deloris
ROSS, Rev. Phillip
SIMS, Mrs. Frances
*STEPHENS, Mr. Joseph
STEVENS, Mrs. Hazel
TONEY, Mrs. Barbara
VANDERHOOP, Mrs. Jewel
*WATSON, Mr. Daniel
WEBB, Mrs. Eleanor
*WILLIAMS, Mrs. Edith
WOODSON, Mr. Edward
WRIGHT, Ms. Leoney
KHphren O’Neal & DeJuan O’Neal, Carols Idiokitas deployed to South Korea for 9 months
Mr. Jason Harvey, Mr. Mark Harvey & Bro. Bonell Watson
on the death of their nephew, a fire victim
HAPPY BIRTHDAY – OCTOBER SENIORS
Callie Byrd 10/12 – Minister Arthur T. Gerald, Jr. 10/13 – Oliver L. Byron 10/13
Clara T. Bell 10/14 – Myrtle Creary 10/15 – Mildred Colmes 10/16
Shirley Dorsey 10/20 – Georgia Cox 10/23
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..
see Brother Jay O’Neal; Thrift Shop Ministry see Sis. Florence Sealy; Sunday
OUR MISSION STATEMENT
In view of the Great commission of our Lord Jesus Christ
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.
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
TO 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
Rev. Gerald 617.442.7854 – PreSchool 617.427.0273
After School Program: 617.427.5158