5119 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011 | 202.882.5836

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Welcome Beloved to the Gethsemane Baptist Church Website

"We are tremendously thankful that you responded to the move and direction of the Holy Spirit as He led you to our web page. I firmly believe that it was no accident that God led you here, and I am sure that you will receive a greater blessing by visiting us at Gethsemane."


-Reverend Khalfani Drummer, J.D., M. Div.-

Who We Are...

Gethsemane is a family of believers who trust in God for His Power and Deliverance, and is forever graceful as a loving body, caring family and warm home.

SUNDAY
Worship Service 7:45 AM/ 11:00 AM
Sunday School 9:30 AM
New Member’s Classes 9:30 AM

"Childcare is provided
during the 11:00 AM service"

TUESDAY
Prayer Services 12:00 Noon

WEDNESDAY
Prayer & Praise Service 6:00 PM
Bible Study 7:00 PM

HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE
 1st  Sunday of Each Month
7:45 AM/ 11:00 AM

BAPTISM
 4th Wednesday of Each Month
6:30 PM

*SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE*
Worship Service 10:00 AM
Sunday School 9:00 AM
New Member’s Classes 9:00 AM

During July and August, we have only "one service" We resume our regularly scheduled services (7:45 am & 11:00 am) on the first Sunday in September.

What's Happening Here At Gethsemane

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

ONE SERVICE BEGINS
June 29, 2014 through August 31, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Sunday School and New Members class at 9:00 AM

"BECOMING A CONTAGIOUS CHRISTIAN"
Join Minister Britni Johnson as she leads online training for reaching the least and the lost. Members will take part in blogging spiritual reflections and get in on the conversation at the GBC chat room.

"CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BECOMING A CONTAGIOUS CHRISTIAN"

BIBLE STUDY
Bible Study:  Tuesday, May 27th - 1 Timothy3; Wednesday, May 28th -1 Timothy 4

NEW MINISTRY
Pastor Drummer’s “Hour of Power Bible Study” is Tuesday, 1:00 PM. The study is the same as Pastor’s Wednesday’s Bible Study in Luke but just one week behind.

CHURCH OFFICE STAFF
Deaconess Elizabeth Knox, our Church Secretary, is in the Office Monday-Thursday (10:00 - 4:00) to assist and coordinate all general church matters (Tribes, scheduling rooms, giving statements, etc.)  Sister Cassandra Newsome, our new Pastor’s Secretary is in the office Tuesday and Thursday (9:30-4:30) and Wednesday (9:30-12:30) to assist and coordinate all meetings, requests and concerns for Pastor Drummer.

CHURCH BUS
If you need a ride to church, please notify the Church Office.

NOTES:
Please be considerate when using Church Parking Lot - Do not block fellow Members’ cars.
Bible Study classes will resume Tuesday, January 7th and Wednesday, January 8th.

The James and Ellen Hailes Scholarship applications are available in the church vestibule.  The deadline for submission is June 22, 2014.  All eligible graduating seniors are invited to apply.

 

JULY 2014

SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2014
Official Board Meeting – 7:00 PM

SATURDAY, JULY 20, 2014
Completed schorlarship Applications Due.  The Gethsemane Baptist Church Scholarship Fund was created by joining the George Roosevelt Yancey Educational Excellence Scholarship Fund and the Paul F. Smith Scholarship.  Applications are available in the vestibule of the church, the Youth Bulletin Board, or the Church office.  Completed applications must be submitted to the church office by July 20, 2014. 

SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
Ushers Ministry Meeting – 10:00 AM
All Ushers are requested to attend.  If you are interested in becoming an Usher, please contact Ms. Milliceson Hayes or the Church Office at 202-882-5836.

SATURDAY, JULY 26, 2014
Church Business Meeting – 11:00 AM

SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2014
Senior Saints Day.  Our guest preacher will be Dr. William B. McCain, Professor Emeritus, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC.

JULY 30 - AUGUST 27, 2014
A Virtual Learning Experience.  Reading: Becoming a Contagious Christian by Bill Hybels & Mark Mittelburg will begin July 20th.  Join Minister Britni Johnson as she leads online training for reaching the least and the lost.  Contact Minister Johnson at Johnson_b10@yahoo.com, it’s not too late to register!

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND SUNDAY SCHOOL!

When:  See Dates Below
Time:  9:30 AM
Given By:  Gethsemane Baptist Church
Address:  5119 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011

THEME:  "LIVING AS A COMMUNITY OF BELIEVERS"

Come to Sunday School and Let's Talk About It!

Sunday, July 6, 2014: Glorify God With Your Body, I Cor. 6:12-20
Sunday, July 13, 2014: Love Builds Up, I Cor. 8:1-13
Sunday, July 20, 2014: Overcoming Temptation, I Cor. 10:12-22
Sunday, July 27, 2014: Seek the Good of Others, I Cor. 14:13-26

"Sunday School! A Good Place To Start!"

Our Motto and Scripture for Growth

 

Motto
"Love one another as I love you by this shall all people
know that you are my disciples"

John 13:34-35 (NIV)

 

Scripture for Growth
"Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman who needeth not to be ashamed rightly dividing the word of truth"

2 Timothy 2:15 (NIV)

 
If You Have Any Questions, Comments Or Suggestions Please Email Mr. Ashley E. Webb, GBC Webmaster @ ashley.webb@gethsemanebaptistchurch.org