GBBC Weekly Newsletter (3/3/21)

Greetings GBBC Family & Friends,

SUNDAY HIGHLIGHT FREEDOM! On Sunday, we celebrated our rich heritage with a phenomenal Black History Program, led by Pastor Sonja (Greater Kids), and Pastor Pierce (Uturn), the multiple youth and children workers, parents, and guardians. Our young people reminded us about God's faithfulness towards us. Through song, dance, speech, and videos, we were encouraged to keep pressing towards the Mark. We also learned about God's desire for His people to be FREE, as He sent Moses to intercede on behalf of the People of Israel. God led them out of bondage, across the Red Sea, into freedom...God's voice continues to cry out, "Let my people go!" 

Join us on the parking lot this Sunday, as we rejoice in God's faithfulness for 10 years!

 
 
 
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Leaders, join us on Saturday, March 6th at 9am via Zoom (log-in credentials at bottom of blast), for our monthly time of sharing. This monthly meeting is mandatory for ALL LEADERS, and open to anyone desiring to learn more about GBBC and leadership. 
 
 
 
 
 
MEMBERSHIP UPDATE 2021 As we seek to communicate better with all of our members, we are asking all members to please take three minutes to fill out an updated membership registration form. The form is located here: https://www.greaterdallas.org/gbbc-membership-profile 
Again, we need all members to fill out this form. You can click link above or go to www.greaterdallas.org and click on the Latest News tab. We would like to have these forms updated by April 4th, 2021. If you have any issues with registration, please contact Roselyn Frazier in the church office: 214.388.7979. 
 
 
 
 
RESURRECTION SEASON We are thirty days (or so) out from Easter, and we need to prepare to reach out to those who need to hear the Gospel story. Our theme for this season is "LIVE," taken from John 14:6 - I am the way, the truth, and the life..." Jesus calls us to LIVE a life of purpose and fulfillment. Let's do our part to help others meet our Jesus! We will be sharing a series of fliers to reach and to engage our community. SPREAD THE WORD
 
 
 
 
EPITOME MAGAZINE (IT'S OUT) We are excited to announce that Pastor Brown will be featured in the February issue of Epitome Magazine. Please go to www.epitomemagazine.org and secure a digital subscription for only $15. For this issue, you will receive a print and digital copy. It's a high honor to be featured, and we want all GBBC members to partake.
 

 
 
NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH During the month of March, we celebrate the accomplishments of women: those who are famous to the world, and those who are famous to us. We honor their legacy of sacrifice, faithfulness, love, and wisdom. Spend some time this month thanking the women in your life! 
 
 
STAND WITH STANDRA GBBC members are known for their civic engagement, and once again, one of our members is RUNNING. Dr. Standra Booker is running for DeSoto School Board Member, and she needs our support.

Here are some ways you can support:

Upcoming Opportunities to Rally the Vote:

COVID Safety Procedures will be followed during all activities. 

Doorhanger placement will be a No Contact Event, no ringing doorbells or speaking with residents.

  1. March 6, 2021 from 9AM – Noon

Need 20 people to assist with passing out doorhangers in DeSoto. Volunteers will meet at 8:30AM at Disciple Central Community Church Parking Lot, located at 901 N. Polk Street in Desoto, Texas 75115. (Teams of 2 - 3 each). Click on the link to get registered:  Stand With Standra

  1. March 13, 2021 from 9AM – Noon

Need 20 people to assist with passing out doorhangers in DeSoto. Volunteers will meet at 8:30AM at Disciple Central Community Church Parking Lot, located at 901 N. Polk Street in Desoto, Texas 75115. (Teams of 2 - 3 each).  Click on the link to get registered:  Stand With Standra

  1. April 17, 2021 from 9AM - Noon

Need 20 – 30 people to volunteer for the Voter Rally Walk to pass out cards in neighborhoods (None Contact Event). Place cards on door of homes and counter of businesses. Volunteers will meet at 8:30AM at Disciple Central Community Church Parking Lot, located at 901 N. Polk Street in Desoto, Texas 75115.

  1. Donate Today

      Your generous donation will help win this election for the students of Desoto ISD. We    

      cannot do this without your help. Clink on Link to Donate Today.    

  1. Like us on Facebook and Twitter: Dr Standra Booker Campaign on FB, Stand with Standra (@Standrawith) on Twitter to get notified of Facebook Live Meet the Candidate Event and Community Forums.

Thanks in advance for any support you can offer. - Dr. Standra Booker and family. 

 

SCHOOL OF LEARNING Our SOL has been at the forefront of ensuring that members are continually engaged with the WORD OF GOD! Prepare yourselves for our next study, which will be a church-wide study: THE GOSPEL PROJECT! Join our new study via zoom or via the conference call line:

SOL ZOOM LINK (SUNDAY MORNING 9AM) Click the link below to join:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81056209474?pwd=emFVeEl3ODU3cjRlRS9mM0VvN01GQT09

Passcode: 527953 

 
 
 
 
PB'S BOOK/READING CLUB Friends, this reading/book club is OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS! The first book is BETTER DECISIONS, FEWER REGRETS, by Andy Stanley. This group will engage via: Zoom and messaging. All who are interested in helping PB to grow, and to grow themselves, email: sbrown@greaterdallas.org. Go ahead and pick up your copy of the book, too!
 
 

 
 

MEDIA TEAM IS GROWING If you have a passion for media: social, print, or other, please join our team. We're looking to saturate this new digital space that we've been called to. Please contact: christiangirl730@gmail.com for more info!

 

 

DALLAS CO HEALTH VACCINATION REGISTRATION Starting on January 2, 2021, Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) opened up a COVID-19 vaccination registration and pre-screening site for Dallas County residents in phase 1A or 1B, as outlined by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). While vaccine supply is extremely limited, DCHHS anticipates receiving additional supply in the coming weeks and months. The registration website is for vaccination eligibility only at DCHHS, and not for all providers within Dallas County.

Dallas County residents can go to:

https://www.dallascounty.org/covid-19/covid-19-vaccination.php

to register, be pre-screened and receive additional information on the COVID-19 vaccine. Registrants will be notified of next steps as additional vaccines become available. The registration is for Dallas County residents only who are in phase 1A or phase 1B as defined by DSHS.

GBBC PODCAST To ensure we are maximizing or impact in the virtual world, we will be more diligent at ensuring updated messages on our Podcast. Please return to re-listen or to share current messages with family and friends.  

 
 
STREAM PLATFORM We are constantly attempting to improve our viewing options for members and guests. The latest is https://greaterdallas.online.church This streaming host allows us to interact better with our guests, view previously aired services, and monitor our chats more closely. CHECK IT OUT!  
 

 

TUESDAY CHECK-IN Grab your phone and dial in on Tuesdays at 12pm, for a time of reconnecting and sharing. We must stay in communication during this season for uplift and encouragement. Receive a Scripture and Prayer also in the mix: 319.527.4229.

 

 

WEDNESDAY PRAYER CALL  Please join us every Wednesday at 6:30 am, (ONE NUMBER DIAL-INDial (319) 527.4229. (It's only a ten-minute call)! Invite your friends, relatives, and acquaintances to call in, or you can just merge them with your call! We're studying PSALMS! (SPREAD THE WORD)!

 
 
 
WEDNESDAY EVENING STUDY  Join us this evening for Kickback with Pastor Brown. We will continue our time of study in Hebrews 11. Make plans NOW to join us virtually on Wednesday Evenings at 7:15pm. Join us on all platforms!
 

 

Follow the below instructions to join if you’re not receiving the notices.

 
 
ELEVATE YOUNG ADULTS
 
 
 
 
 
GBBC FARM STAND (UPDATES) Please see new order info below:

LocationBaylor Scott and White Health and Wellness Center - 4500 Spring Avenue - Dallas, TX 75210

Farm Stand Hours:

Day of Week

Time

Type of Service

Thursday’s

11:00-2:00pm

Delivery & Drive Up Pick Up

Friday’s

10:00-3:00pm

Walk Ups & Drive Up Pick Up

2nd Saturday of Each Month

10:00-12:00pm

Delivery & Drive Up Pick Up

3rd Saturday of Each Month

10:00-12:00pm

Delivery & Drive Up Pick Up

Ways to Order:

  1. JotForm address: https://form.jotform.com/201826883746163
  2. Clover address: https://www.clover.com/online-ordering/baylor-scott--white-health-and-wellness-center--dallas
  3. Call In order by dialing 214-865-3154
 
 

 

ADDITIONAL CHURCH-WIDE INFORMATION  

TEXT-TO-GIVE Giving is a part of worship! Consistent giving is also an expectation for every believer and church member. To give GBBC members more options to give, we are making Text-To-Give available. Simply text the amount you'd like to give to 214.256.1648, and you'll receive a message to a link to click on to complete the transaction. This is the Greater Way!

 

 

GBBC RESOURCE LINKS (NEW NUMBERS ADDED)

ZOOM LOG-IN FOR GBBC For all ministry related Zoom calls, please use this info/log-in:

Topic: Greater Bethlehem's Personal Meeting Room

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5888017021?pwd=QkFvdCtRcERuanQ4UDJQS2F2SHBIQT09

Meeting ID: 588 801 7021
Passcode: 458632
One tap mobile
+13462487799,,5888017021# US (Houston)
+16699009128,,5888017021# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location
+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
Meeting ID: 588 801 7021
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kfbSGefD0

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GBBC's Text Line: (972) 638-9554

GBBC's CONFERENCE CALL/PRAYER/CHECK-IN LINE & SOL: 319.527.4229.

PHONE STREAM LINE FOR WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY/SUNDAY WORSHIP: 972.486.9929.

Pastor Brown's MOBILE NUMBER: 214.302.7421 (For ministry related text messages & phone calls)

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