St. John’s Baptist Church Monthly Newsletter for May

What’s Going On?

  • As we begin this month, let’s welcome the Pulpit Supply Preachers from Twelfth Baptist in Boston, MA. for May and June (Rev. Bernard Spencer, Min. Rachel Idowu, Min. Elizabeth Crockton, and Rev. Arthur T. Gerald). Also, we “THANK” Rev. Jason Sutton for his service during April.
  • The Church Spring cleanup did begin in April and much was accomplished thanks to the following volunteers.
    • Tina West
    • Fitzallen Sessoms
    • George Sessoms
    • Marshall Stokes.
  • We still have more to accomplish so please contact Deaconess Toni Walker if you have time to volunteer during this month. Any and all help will be appreciated. Additionally, we have plenty of shredding so if you can research if your town/city or bank has a shred day approaching we will be grateful.
  • The church admin is still physically going to the church weekly and answering all email, telephone and postal mail request. Please feel free to inquire about any and all situations that you may have concerning SJBC, please feel free email or leave a telephone message on the church telephone at 781-935-4314.

Regular Upcoming Events

  • Sunday -Sunday School – @ 9:00 am
  • Sunday – Worship Service @ 10:00 am
  • Tuesday – Prayer/Share @ 7:30 pm
  • 1st Fridays – Combined Bible Study @ 7:30 pm
  • 2nd Fridays – Men’s Bible Study @ 7:30 pm
  • 2nd and 4th Fridays Women’s Bible Study @ 7:30 pm

Special Upcoming Events

  • On Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 4 pm, Min. Carolyn Grey will appear on the Winning Women Radio Broadcast. Please download the free RGB Radio app from your play store and be sure to tune in
  • Book Club meets on Monday, May 10, 2021 (Time to be scheduled)
  • Sunday, May 16, 2021 during Morning Worship The MLK Scholarships will be presented

Food for Thought

  • The Courage it takes to share your story might be the very thing someone else needs to open their heart to Hope – Unknown
  • Check on Friends and Family, Let them know they are not alone. Call a special someone on Mother’s Day.
    • Do it Today!!! For Tomorrow is not promised

Black History Every Month

Did you know?

  • May 8, 1925 – A. Philip Randolph organized the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
  • May 17, 1954 – In Brown V Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, the Supreme Court completed overturning legal school segregation at all levels.
  • 3. May 18, 1896 – In Plessy v Ferguson the Supreme Court give legal backing to the concept of separate but equal facilities for blacks

May Birthdays

  • 11th Kerri Massengill and Dr. Neal Roberts
  • 19th Annette Hall