WELCOME TO TWELFTH BAPTIST CHURCH

“MEMORIAL DAY”
Memorial Day Boston
Virtual Worship
Sunday May 24, 2020 @ 10:45am
Sanctuary Closed – Streaming Information 

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TBC Pandemic  Monday-Saturday Call In Prayer 12:15pm to 12:45pmDaily 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 4.24.2020

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?
If my people, who are called by my names, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, that I will hear from heave, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. II Chronicles 7:14. 

updated 4/24/2020

CONGRATULATIONS, REV. WILLIE BODRICK, II:
On Thursday, May 21, 2020 Rev. Willie Bodrick, II graduated from Northeastern University School of Law. Congratulations c/p 160 Warren Street Roxbur, MA 02119

BEAVERED FAMILY:
Mrs. Menther Martin & family on the suddendeath  of her son, Bro. Lance Martin (TBC director of brass ensemble and flutist). Condolences The Martin Family,  | Sis. Florence Sealy & family on the death of her sister-in-law. Condolences The Sealy Family, ..| Sis. Heather Brathwaite & family on the death of a paternal aunt in New York. Condolences the Brathwaite Family…

PRAYERS REQUESTED:
Sis. Christiana Parks,
Mrs. Elnora Hamm (mother of Sis. Christine Spencer),
Bro. Raymond Nobles,
Sis. Lisa Dix,
Mr. Darriel Dorsey (son of Sis. Shirley Dorsey), Bro. Arthur-Michael Gerald
Mr. William Horn (brother of Sis. Willia Cooper), Bro. Jimmy Humphrey,

updated 5/24/2020

SCHOOL OF THE BIBLE:
Our School of the Bible meets by Zoom every Thursday evening ant 7:00 P.M.

WOMEN’S BIBLE CLASS:
Our Women’s Bible Class is studying the Book of Nehemiah on Sunday mornings 9:15-9:45 via Conference Call In. Contact Minister Elizabeth Crockton for details.

Save The DateSAVE THE DATES:

  • Thursday Early Morning Prayer – 6:00 A.M – Call in Prayer
  • Friday Hour of Power Prayer 7:00pm – 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#

TBC NOTICES

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

… OTHER NOTICES …

ANNUAL REPORT 2019 – Read and or download

THERE IS A SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS FOR EVERYONE 9:30 A.M.
temporarily closed
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
more

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 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

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.

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

VOLUNTEER NEEDED:
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 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT
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.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MAY SENIORS!
Beulah Gibbs 5/2 – Vera Franklin 5/2 – William Janey 5/2 – Barbara Toney 5/4 – Robin C. Nobles 5/4 – Maurice Nobles, Jr. 5/5 – George Richardson 5/6 – Michele Spratling 5/7
Icylin Jagan 5/14 – Joyce Callendar 5/15 – Allena Tabb-Harper 5/17 – Martha Beacon 5/18
Arnita Cooper 5/25 – Mary Cooks 5/27 – Sidney H. Burton, Jr. 5/29 –

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JUNE SENIORS!

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

OUR MINISTRIES
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

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

OUR VETERANS
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

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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