Resurrection Sunday Online Bulletin April 21, 2019.
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" Sell Everything You Own " 
(April 28)
 Authentic Joy flows from a relationship with Jesus, read
Matthew 19:21-30
 then meditate on God's word. Come to Sunday School, and share how he speaks to you.


People of Christ will have a Sunrise Service, Resurrection Sunday at 6:00 am

POC Theme for 2019


This is a reminder to submit any shout outs or accomplishments for the upcoming May newsletter. The purpose of the newsletter to celebrate the youth of POC. Your assistance is greatly appreciated. The deadline for submission will be Sunday, May 5, by 6 pm. No exception. If you have any questions, please contact Sister Kayla Baker at

The Brotherhood Mother’s Day Brunch will be Saturday, May 11 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 1680 Chester Drive from 10 am until 12 pm. Our Guest Speaker will be our own Minister Jerome Williams. We are inviting all POC Mothers, Grandmothers, and expecting mothers. (we are also inviting mothers of POC members that might not be POC members.) Come fellowship with us and celebrate Mothers.



All announcements for the Sunday Online Bulletin must be submitted in writing (or email) by 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday the week prior and include the requested wording. Always include a start and ending date for the running of the announcement. When submitting an announcement make sure it has been approved by the Director/President of the auxiliary, then please submit your announcements request to Pastor Garrett (209) 833-7258; , for final approval. Pastor Garrett will forward the completed approved announcement to Deacon Boyd.
Wednesday Bible Study classes are back! Pastor Edward Garrett will be teaching a Wednesday morning class at 10:00 am and a Wednesday Evening class at 700 pm. Classes will start on May 1. More details will follow.
Do you have a desire to sing in a Women's Choir?  You're invited to join the People of Christ Women's Choir, we sing each 5th Sunday; we would love for you to join us singing Praises to God giving him all the Glory.  Please join us, we look forward to seeing you. Thank you,
WMU President-Sister Margaret Boyd and Choir President- Alicera Aubel.

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People of Christ Missionary Baptist Church will have our Business / Council Meeting Tomorrow  Monday April 22, at 7:00 in the church Sanctuary. Church officers are required to be represented, church membership is strongly encouraged to attend

He is Amazing and we are getting ready for Amazing Encounters with Jesus! This summer Vacation Bible School (VBS) will start June 17 the – June 21st.  We are looking and recruiting volunteers to help and be a part of this amazing encounter. Everyone can participate, there are so many ways for you to help. Here is how; we need teachers, teacher assistants, set up / cleanup crews, a photographer, volunteers at large, financial assistance, and donations of prizes.

 Like the message from our Pastor, here is your opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and do something you have never done before while developing a closer relationship with God. For further information please contact First lady Garrett or Deacon Boyd


The People of Christ WMU will celebrate their WMU Annual Day Sunday April 28th during the 9:30 am Worship service.  Please mark your calendars and invite your family and friends to be in attendance, the ladies will wear pastel colors.  The speaker will be Reverend Sherry Graham from Cosmopolitan Baptist Church in Oakland.  The Theme is "Women in Unity" and Scripture Ephesians 4:1-3.  The Women's choir will also sing that Sunday and we invite you to join us for practice Thursdays April 18th and April 25th at 6:30 pm. Thank you.

Sister Margaret Boyd - WMU President Sister Alicera Aubel - Choir President


Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. Autism affects an estimated 1 in 59 children in the United States today.

Autism is a spectrum disorder, each person with autism has a distinct set of strengths and challenges. The ways in which people with autism learn, think and problem-solve can range from highly skilled to severely challenged. Some people with ASD may require significant support in their daily lives, while others may need less support and, in some cases, live entirely independently.

It is often accompanied by sensory sensitivities and medical issues such as gastrointestinal (GI) disorders, seizures or sleep disorders, as well as mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression and attention issues. It can be diagnosed as early as 18 months. Research shows that early intervention leads to positive outcomes later in life for people with autism.

A Message from the Pastor
For the year 2019,
How can I grow and step out of my comfort zone?  The goal of this event is to encourage every member to do something that will help them in their spiritual growth. I am asking everyone to do one of the things listed below that you have never done before here a POC
These are the areas I am asking every member to participate in.
·         Invite someone to church
·         Attend a Bible Study 
·         Give a tithe
·         Serve in a ministry (Greeters, Ushers, Media, Health, Choir,
          Youth department, Brotherhood

·         Pray Daily with a partner
·         Begin - continue reading your bible daily
I want to encourage you to try something new to grow closer in a relationship with God.
Be Encouraged,
Pastor Edward A. Garrett



1st : John 3:16 (KJV)  16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
2nd : Romans 3:23 (KJV) 23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
3rd :John 1:12 (KJV)12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
 4th : Hebrews 13:5 (KJV)
Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.
5th : Hebrews 13:6 (KJV) So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.
6th : Hebrews 9:22 (KJV)22 And almost all things are by the law purged with blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission.
7th : 1 John 1:9 (KJV) If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
8th : 1 Corinthians 15:3,4 (KJV) For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

Let us not forget our memory scriptures.

Karma Elan Wells 6-Apr
Jordan Mitchell 6-Apr
Rev.Jerry Hawthorne 7-Apr
Kevin Love 7-Apr
Donald Bonds 8-Apr
Clara Styles 9-Apr
Dianna Parchman 16-Apr
Searah Norman 18-Apr
Mohogany Brown 18-Apr
Vivian Givens 26-Apr
Ta Shayla Parchman 28-Apr
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Pastor Edward A. Garrett
William Bennett
Pastor Emeritus, Rev W.C. Rolland

Deacon Frank Knight
Brother Mack Knight
Mother's Board
Brother Tyler Brown
Deaconess Ashley

Sister Antoinette Carroll
Brother Keith Givens
Sister Vivian Givens
Brother Robert Garrett
Reverend Mary Ashley

Bro. Bill & Sis. Alberta Walls
Brother Arthur Green
Sister Allene Green

Sister Frances Harris
Rev. Marie Self
Sister Doris Gamble
Kai Malik Mahan
Mother Randall
Denise Hughes
Lisa Fields
Dawana Cruise
The Family of Darlene Martin
Ea Edwards
DesAree Curtis
TaShayla Parchman

With the exception of water, there is to be no eating or drinking in the Sanctuary, NO EXCEPTIONS
When inquiring about Baby Dedications please contact the church secretary at the church office.

Agenda items for Council and Business meetings must be submitted One week before the meeting date. New agenda items are no longer accepted from the floor.

It is essential that all POC leadership responsible for any church programs or events, must complete a Church Event Form and deliver the form to the Church Secretary who will forward it to the Church Activity Director. This is important because Pastor insists that all POC associated activities are in line with our church values of being Consistent, Compassionate, and Committed. This is also important so that church resources and membership are effectively used to make our events and programs successful. Failure to submit the Church Event Form might result in an event being cancelled.

You may also write your prayer request and place it in the box in the vestibule our Prayer Warriors are ready, willing and able to assist you. ALL requests are kept confidential.
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