announcements & events
From the Desk of our Pastor:
MPBC Weekly Meeting Schedule/Announcements:
February 20th (Monday)- EBMC Mid-Hudson Congress Retreat at Macedonia Baptist Church, 29 Wilson St., Albany NY (Reverend Leonard Comithier , Pastor). Registration for classes are open to ALL Members not just Sunday School. Please contact Deaconess Beverly Johnson @253.5005 to make your reservation.
February 27, 2017 (Monday)6:00 pm, “It’s a Love Thing”, The Women’s Ministry of Mount Pleasant will be having their regularly scheduled meeting. During the meeting there will be a pot luck fellowship, all women of Mount Pleasant are invited and encouraged to attend, everyone attending is asked to bring a dish/contribution to meal to be shared with our “sisters”, a signup sheet will be placed in the vestibule to advise of your attendance and what you will be bringing… We also will be doing a “love” grab bag, anyone who would like to participate is asked to bring a gift and receive a gift/ cost should be no more than $10, no names pulled totally anonymous, bring a gift get a gift. Please come out and enjoy the fellowship.
“From the desk Pastor”
March 5th (First Sunday)- Immediately after service, we will travel to New York City to Worship with Loyal Baptist Church for their Pastoral Anniversary. We will start Divine Worship at 10:00 am. Thea cost for each member to travel on the bus is $20.00. There is a sign up sheet in the vestibule with “first come-first served”.
Mark Your Calendars:
March 11 (Saturday) 4:00 pm -18th Pastoral Anniversary – “4 Seasons” – “Celebrating God’s Work in Every Season” Ecclesiastes 3:1 at Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church. All MPBC Ministries will be participating with (2) tables per season (tables will be decorated & will have food). Each Season will be represented as follows: Winter: Help Ministries (Hospitality, Pastor’s Aid, Lena Clark Missionaries, Nurses, Deaconess & Decorating Committee); Spring: Bd. Of Christian Education (Sunday School, Vacation Bible School & Growing in Grace); Summer: Worship Ministries (Senior Choir, Youth Choir, Senior Ushers, Jr. Ushers Praise,Worship Dancers& Trustees) Fall/Autumn: Fellowship Ministries (Women’s Ministry, Men’s Ministry, Male Voices, Youth/Young Adults & Deacons). In addition prizes, will be awarded for best display and for the most tickets sold tickets -$15.00 Adult & $7.50 per Child- under 10). Please contact Deaconess Doris Waiters or Deaconess Ruth Howard with any questions.
March 19th (Sunday ALL DAY)- 18th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration honoring Pastor William E. Morgan and Reverend Shirley A. Morgan. “A Pastor Preparing the Saints for God’s Purpose”- Ephesians 4: 11-16. The celebration will include (3) Thursday Night Services (March 3, 10 & 17) with the following preachers/churches as our guests: Reverend Willie Stoval, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Albany NY; Reverend Victor Covington, Union Missionary Baptist Church & Reverend Leonard Comithier , Macedonia Baptist Church. Our guests for CLimax Service Sunday are: Reverend Ronald Grant, Shiloh Baptist Church (11:00am) with Reverend Elgin Joseph Taylor, Sr., Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church (4:00 pm). The Anniversary colors are: Mint Green and Black-Dinner will be served between services.