Disaster Prayer

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Heavenly Father, We pray for the victims of this disaster. Lord, please give comfort to the lives that were spared and take care of those who perished. Lord, please bless those who are doing everything they can to help each other and also make sure that things run smoothly in repairing and restoring theses great… Read more »

Greater First Church Returns Home after August 2016 Flood Event Beginning Sunday July 2, 2017 to 4669 Groom Road, Baker, LA

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Thanks be to our Awesome Heavenly Father, Greater First Church Baptist properties impacted by the August 2016 storm and flood are now under reconstruction and renovation are nearly totally completed! The sanctuary is complete and Brand New! The Emmett W. Bashful/Huel D. Perkins Fellowship and Activity Center is near completion as of November 2017.  We returned… Read more »

Resources

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  Books and Publications About the Book –JAILHOUSE RELIGION:THE CHURCH’S MISSION AND MINISTRY TO THE INCARCERATED, by Reverend Anthony Kelley This book by Anthony Kelley breaks new ground in the whole area of Black church studies. It is well written and the content is sufficiently supported by biblical and theological sources. Kelley Alerts Black church… Read more »

Church Activities and Annual Days

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Church Activities and Annual Days Emancipation Proclamation Sunday (1st Sunday January) Social Justice Sunday (3rd Sunday January) and January Mentoring Month-Volunteer Recruitment Youth and Young Adult Empowerment Sunday (2nd Sunday in January) Anthony Kelley Endowed Scholarship and Birthday Dinner – (4th Sunday in January-Endowment Scholarship established in 2003 by Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary located on the… Read more »

Meditations

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God’s standard of righteousness (justice) is based upon how we treat one another, especially the poor and dispossessed in the land. Jesus Christ characterized his own public ministry with a quote from the Old Testament Prophet Isaiah in Luke 4:18ff when he says, “The Spirit of the LORD is upon me, because he has anointed… Read more »