Leadership: Board of Christian Education/Scholarship Commission Scripture:Jeremiah 32: 2-15
Baptist Training Union (BTU)
During September, we will complete the C.T.C. quarterly theme, "Following the Example of Jesus," on Wednesdays from 6:15-7:15 PM in the Sanctuary. Rev. Dr. Regenia Whaley is the facilitator. All are welcome
Bible Study resumed on Thursday, September 11th. Classes are at 6:30 PM. Pastor Thomas D. Johnson is the facilitator.
FIRED UP AND READY TO SERVE By Rev. Thomas D. Johnson
Grace be yours and peace from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord.
I can think of no higher calling for one’s life than service to the Lord Jesus Christ. This service encompassed the whole of life. Our emotional, mental, physical and spiritual capacities are engaged as we join with others to build the Kingdom of God.
I am very grateful to have celebrated my fortieth year in ministry with my Canaan Family. This year has been a tremendous time of reflection on my life and what it has meant to serve the Body of Christ for all these years. read entire message >>
Church School classes resumed on September 13, 2014 at 9:00 AM. All youth must be registered before attending classes.
Weekend of Sept. 19-21
Young Adult Retreat
Young Adult Ministry: Weekend of Sept. 19-21 – The Young Adult Ministry's Fall Retreat will be at Camp Deer Park in Long Island, NY. This year's theme is: "To Everything, There Is A Season." We are calling all young adults ages 18-40 who are interested in a weekend of fellowship, fun, and worship. Please see Sister Catrina Barnes or Brother Charles Thomas for more information.
Leaders Council Meetng
Monday, September 22
Leaders Council will meet on September 22nd at 7:00 PM in Founders Hall. All presidents, chairs or a representative are urged to be in attendance.
Single Parent Ministry
September 26 at 6:30 PM
Calling all single parents, the Single Parent Ministry will meet on Friday, September 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM in Founders Hall. Join us for a good time as you enjoy a light dinner, fellowship and a spiritual uplifting.
Music Ministries Fellowship/Workshop
October 10-12th, 2014
Music Ministries will be conductiong their Fellowship/Workshop Annual Workshop Series: We Are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder: If You Love Him Why Not Serve Him! Featuring round trip bus transportation to Chester and Williamsburg, Virginia. Afternoon Fellowship Concert for Pastor Emeritus Dr . & Mrs. Wyatt T Walker, in Chester, VA. and optional Williamsburg Black History Tour with the renowned historian, Dr. Rex Ellis. Contact Persons: Margie Barnes, Sandria Pinkney or Trustee Donald Hodo for further information.
Fall Anniversary of Ministries and Revival
October 19 - 23, 2014
The Fall Anniversary of Ministries and Revival will be held October 19 - 23, 2014. Our celebrant will be Rev Randy Ware, Senior Pastor of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NY and President of The New York State Progressive Baptist Convention.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Canaan Baptist Church of Christ and NAACP Manhattan Chapter invite the Harlem Community to join us in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Sunday, October 19, 2014. 7:30 A.M. at Central Park 72nd Street (Band shell). TEAM: Canaan/NAACP/ /Register now and sign in @Lovelyldb@aol.com. PSWD “LADIESINP. Contact: Laura Brown, Coordinator 646-483-9131 or see any member of the Bethesda Counseling Wellness Ministry.
Returns on Thursdays
Bible Study resumed on Thursday, September 11, classes are at 6:30 PM. Pastor Thomas D. Johnson is the facilitator..
Tuesdays at 6:00 PM
Adult Literacy classes are back in session on Tuesdays evenings at 6:00 PM in the Counseling Office.
Lydia Project Recruiting
The Lydia Project Ministry will be conducting an ongoing recruiting effort in October for new members to join us and volunteers to help with all clothing drives. If interested, please see one of the members from the Lydia Project Ministry.
Resources For Congregation
"The Unbroken Circle: A Resource Toolkit for Congregation Around Illness, End of Life and Grief" is available.
Announcements and/or inserts for the Sunday bulletin will be accepted until 1:00 PM on Mondays. Please send bulletin announcements or inserts to email@example.com with"Canaan Bulletin" in the subject field, or leave them in the Publications Ministry lobby mailbox.
All announcements for Church Clerk, Kyla Williams must be submitted by placing your announcement(s) in the Church Clerk's mailbox by Friday evening or by sending an email to CanaanClk@aol.com by noon on Saturday. All announcements received late will not be announced until the following Sunday.
Bethesda Counseling and Wellness Services
Any member who does not have medical coverage and is interested in receiving a flu shot, please see Delores Moon Dixon or Laura Brown Sands.