Oct
31
5:00 PM17:00

Light Up The Night

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On October 31st, we are hitting the streets to light up the night! The GBC family will engage people in our neighborhoods and foster relationships in order to share the love and light of Jesus Christ.  After all, it is the one night of the year when the world comes to your door!

“For you were formerly darkness,
but now you are light in the Lord; 
Walk as children of light.” 

Ephesians 5:8

Will your family light up the night?  Will you let your light shine in your neighborhood on October 31st?  

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Nov
2
to Nov 3

Student Fall Retreat

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November 2-3 | The Grove at Red Oaks
Cost: $40

Fall Retreat will be filled with restful and restorative moments of growth within the body of Christ through worship, fellowship, and the Word. Joining us will be our speakers, Luke and Caroline Saunders, and the band, Sow and Tether. This is a weekend your student will not want to miss!

Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or remain absent, I will hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
Philippians 1:27 (NASB)

As our church enters a season of renewed faith and Spirit, we feel a strong pull toward strengthening the bonds of the Church. The Fall Retreat will be an additional opportunity for students to experience revival through the building of unity within the Student Ministry. Students are beginning to see the majesty of a deeply threaded gospel message lived out by Jesus. Our hope is that the students will begin to live out this beautiful true story by imitating the Savior in their own faith journey. The beauty of the Christian walk is that the Father has given us a community of believers to renew our strength by encouraging and to walking alongside us.

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Nov
16
to Nov 17

Fresh Grounded Faith

This event is completely sold out!

The Fresh Grounded Women's Conference is November 16 & 17 at Central Church. This conference features Jennifer Rothschild, Lysa TerKuerst, and Karen Abercrombie ("Miss Clara from The War Room.) Early bird tickets are available now through September 24 for $40 by registering online or by calling the Women's Ministry office at 901.260.5763.

Imagine learning Scripture and being able to make it real in your life. Imagine joining with hundreds of women reaching out and up to the God who loves you and singing your heart out or just sitting in quietness before Him.   

Imagine that it doesn’t matter who you are, where you’ve been, how much you weigh, what you’re wearing, where you worship or what you’ve done. Imagine that you experience love, hope, and acceptance in a grace-filled zone.

If you can imagine that all that is possible, then you can imagine what a Fresh Grounded Faith Conference feels like!

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Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

Women's Ministry - Girl's Night Out

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Let's roll up our jeans, put on a poodle skirt or don a letter jacket for a night out at the "local diner." Get your girlfriends, come and enjoy burgers and coke (or root beer) floats, oldies music, games and an inspirational message. The cost is only $7.00. Please sign up below, in the Main Lobby on Sundays or by calling the Women's Ministry office at 901.260.5763. Child care available by reservation.

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Sep
15
6:00 AM06:00

Patchwork and Prayer Ministry Quilt Trip

AQS Fall Quilt Show
Saturday, September 15

$45 per person
$50 per person after August 24
 

Join us on our FALL trip to the American Quilting Society Quilting Week on Saturday, September 15. We will depart from GBC Faith Building at 6:00 AM, with a pick up at Lakeland Mall at 6:15 AM, then be on our way to Paducah, Kentucky. Cost of trip includes transportation and AQS entrance fees. Snacks and water will be provided on the bus for breakfast; lunch will be at your own cost. We will also make a stop at Hancocks of Paducah, then head on the way back to GBC, arriving around 8:45 PM. Register for this trip by clicking the button below.

For more information on this ministry contact Cynthia Steele at casteele1@bellsouth.net.

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Aug
19
5:30 PM17:30

FREE Movie Night

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Join us for a free movie night for the whole family. We will be showing the film "I Can Only Imagine". Admission is FREE and all ages are welcome. We'll serve nachos in a bag as well as other snacks and drinks. Lines open at 5:30p.m., movie begins at 6:00 p.m. 

ABOUT THE MOVIE: 

It’s the song that brings ultimate hope to so many … often in the midst of life’s most challenging moments. Amazingly, the song was written in mere minutes by MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard. In reality, those lyrics took a lifetime to craft.

Although he found faith at a young age, life wasn’t easy for Bart. He leaned into an active imagination and his love of music as escapes from a troubled home life. As he grew older, Bart turned to football in hopes of somehow connecting with his abusive father. But a career-ending injury—combined with the vision of a teacher who saw unlimited potential—set Bart on a musical pathway.

Chasing a dream while running from broken relationships with his father and Shannon, his childhood sweetheart, Bart hits the road in an old, decrepit tour bus with his new band MercyMe—named for his grandmother’s favorite expression. With the guidance of a grizzled music-industry insider, the band begins a journey none of them could ever have imagined.

Directed by the Erwin Brothers (October Baby, Moms' Night Out, and Woodlawn), I CAN ONLY IMAGINE stars J. Michael Finley, Madeline Carroll, Trace Adkins, Priscilla Shirer, with Cloris Leachman and Dennis Quaid.

A gripping reminder of the power of forgiveness, I CAN ONLY IMAGINE beautifully illustrates that no one is ever too far from God’s love—or from an eternal home in Heaven.

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Aug
18
6:30 PM18:30

Family Night at the Redbirds

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Join your GBC family for a fun night at the Redbirds baseball game at Autozone Park on Saturday, August 18 at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $16 each and include single admission, a hot dog, and a drink. Price for families with 4 or more living in the same household is $50. Tickets can be purchased from July 22-August 12 online or by calling the worship arts office (during weekday office hours) at 260-5705.

Church bus transportation will be provided but must be reserved when purchasing tickets.

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Aug
1
5:00 PM17:00

ONE

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ONE NIGHT. ONE CITY. ONE CHURCH.

8.1.18 // Bellevue Baptist Church

Food Trucks and Rally // 5 p.m.
Doors Open // 6:45 p.m.
Event Starts // 7:15 p.m.

Students from all over the city will come together for a citywide revival service. Worship will be led by Brett Perkins followed by guest speaker, Drew Worsham, College and Young Adults Pastor at Community Bible Church in San Antonio, Texas.

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Brett Perkins Band

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Njeri Camphor

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Drew Worsham

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Jul
18
to Jul 19

Children's S.T.E.M. Camp

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For Completed 4th-5th Graders

July 18-19 | 9am-12pm | Joy 217

Cost: $25

Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. All of them can be exciting and help illustrate the truths of scripture. Children will get to do some hands-on work as well as begin developing a Biblical Worldview for thinking through STEM topics.

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Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Underground Church

Friday, July 13 | 6 p.m. | The Commons

Ready to play the best variation on “Hide-n-Seek” ever? While playing, we will learn how fellow believers throughout history have found a way to worship Jesus even under difficult circumstances. This is an exciting game for children 2nd through 5th grade. It will begin with dinner and instructions at 6 p.m. on July 13 in The Commons. Pickup is 8:20–8:30 p.m. in the Commons. Register now!

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Jun
24
to Jun 28

Centri-Kid Camp

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This is an incredibly awesome camp for kids completing 3rd - 5th grade! At CentriKid 2018, our theme is “Blueprint: God’s Design.” This summer, we will learning about God’s design for us and who we are in Christ. We will learn how we are His workmanship and how we are created in His image. God’s blueprint shows us that we are truly loved, completely forgiven, and prepared for a purpose to share the gospel.

From Breakfast/Time Alone With God - till - Lights Out your child's day will be filled with solid biblical content woven throughout every element of camp, from interactive Bible studies and fun rec games to worship, activity tracks, and even hang time!

This year's camp is being held in Campbellsville, KY on the campus of Campbellsville University. The dates are June 24-28 and the cost of the camp is $350. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required by February 14th to reserve a spot. Payments by check or cash will need to be paid in the Children's Ministry office.

PAYMENTS ON YOUR BALANCE DUE:

If you choose to pay only the deposit up front, additional payments on the balance can be paid with the button below. Remember to keep a record of your payments. 

For assistance please contact Sherry at 901-260-5708.

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Jun
11
to Jun 15

Vacation Bible School

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Vacation Bible School 2018

June 11 - 15 | 9 a.m. to Noon

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Grab your megaphones, lace up your cleats, and tune up your instruments! As you fill up the offensive line, sideline, and drumline, players, cheerleaders, and band members will realize God has given you His ultimate playbook. He wants you to join His team, train hard, celebrate salvation, and encourage one another. Gear Up! Get Ready! Game On! 

VBS is designed for children 4 yrs old (by June 11) through completed 5th grade. For more detailed information, contact Sherry Clark at sclark@germantownbaptist.org or call 901.260.5708.

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May
20
4:30 PM16:30

GBC Family Picnic

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The GBC Family Picnic has been moved indoors, due to prediction of rain. Please join us at 4:30 in the Faith Building!

Spring has (almost) sprung, which means it's time to look forward to the annual GBC Family Picnic! This year's picnic features a special car show where you'll find a whole collection of historic, classic & modern cars, plus motorcycles. Then we'll also experience a full length concert featuring our GBC Orchestra as they serenade us through a "night at the movies". This, along with the great food, games and contests that we all know and love. So get the whole family ready for this fun-filled event and bring a friend or neighbor along as well!

If your last name begins with A-L, bring a bag of chips, M-Z, bring a dessert. Everyone bring a 6-pack of soft drinks, some lawn chairs and a blanket!

Attention Car & Motorcycle enthusiasts: if you have a classic, fancy, quirky, or cool car or motorcycle that you'd like to feature in our show, please call the church office at 901.756.9450 and ask for Kim Blair. Though this show will not include a competition or ranking system, we'd love for you to show off your special ride for all who attend!

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May
18
2:30 PM14:30

Focus: Belize - Interest Meeting

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Wednesday, May 23 | 6 p.m. | The Parlor

We are holding an interest meeting for those who might have the interest and availability to join us in the mission work in Belize. Please join us for a short presentation and a time for asking questions.

As a church, we believe God has called us to reach the people of Belize. Over the last few years we've seen the Lord place strategic partners in our path that will provide the connection we need to spread the Gospel there. The GBC Advancing Committee, as well as Pastor Charles and our pastoral staff, have embraced this poor country as a target for Gospel ministry that we feel our church is equipped to carry out.

If you have a heart to see people reached for christ and discipled in a place with very little church involvement, we would love for you to consider getting involved. But there are other practical skills needed for our work there as well. Things like construction experience, retail, medical, sports, entertainment, organization. All types of gifts and skill sets will be utilized on our teams.

To find out more about GBC's call to Belize, click here!

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May
5
3:30 PM15:30

Cajun Fest

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May 5th | 3:30 p.m. 

Due to predicted rain, we have moved this event in doors to the Faith Building.

The time has come for one of our hottest family events of the year. It’s the Cajun Fest, presented by the GBC Men's Ministry! We'll have all the crawfish, shrimp and chicken tenders you can handle, zydeco music, tailgate games and door prizes. We'll also hear a short inspiring message while we feast on those tasty mud bugs. But don’t come alone because this event is for the whole family! Join us this year on the East side of the GBC property in the CORE parking lot.

Adult Tickets - $20

Children 12 and under - $5

 

Online ticket sales are closed. You can still get tickets at the door!

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May
3
12:00 PM12:00

National Day of Prayer

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Thursday, May 3 | 12 noon

Germantown City Hall Flag Pole

Join Germantown area pastors and leaders around the flag pole for a time of prayer for our nation and city. Our own Pastor Charles will be leading the service. The address is 1930 S. Germantown Rd.

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Apr
29
5:30 PM17:30

Fix My Eyes Worship Concert

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April 29th at 5:30 PM in the Worship Center.

Join us for an exciting worship event led by our Hosanna Children's Choir and Under Authority Student Choir. Hebrews 12:2 says "Let us fix our eyes on Jesus..." Journey with us through Scripture and song to honor the Lord as Creator, Author and Perfecter of our faith.

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Apr
21
9:00 AM09:00

Medical Missions One Day

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This event is for any licensed healthcare professional, public health professionals, church mission leaders, persons with a heart for medical missions, students interested in healthcare.

  • Learn about new effective health strategies.
  • Become better equipped for short term missions.
  • Hear about medical missions that cover the globe.
  • Discover opportunities to engage.
  • Network with other like-minded healthcare professionals.

Enjoy meeting and hearing from these and other engaging presenters!

REBEKAH NAYLOR: Emeritus Missionary Surgeon, International Mission Board

JEFF PALMER: Executive Director, Baptist Global Response

DAVE MILLS: Global Engagement Associate, International Mission Board

Cost: $10 (includes lunch)

 

 

 

 

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Apr
15
10:30 AM10:30

Veritas In Concert

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April 15  |  10:30 A.M.

Germantown Baptist Church Worship Center

Join us for a morning of epic worship as we host Veritas, a group of five incredibly talented male vocalists based out of Mobile, AL. Veritas, founded in 2012 by Roger Breland (who also founded Truth in the early 70’s) will be joined by our very own GBC worship choir and orchestra as they lead us in a morning of powerful and inspiring worship that you won’t want to miss.

This event is FREE and open to the public. No tickets or registration required.

To learn more about Veritas, visit their website.

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Apr
1
10:30 AM10:30

Easter Sunday

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Easter Sunday is the greatest day of the year! It's the day we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the grave and we would love for you and for your family to join us in worship! We will join in a great time of singing, celebration, and encouragement as we hear about the love that God has given us through His son, Jesus. You won't want to miss it! Bring the whole family and invite a friend or neighbor.


Sunday School begins at 9 a.m.

Fellowship with Coffee & Doughnuts at 10 a.m.

Worship begins at 10:30 a.m.


Come early for our Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. 

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Apr
1
7:00 AM07:00

Sunrise Service

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April 1, 7 a.m., on the GBC Front Lawn

Christ is risen! And to celebrate, we're hosting a special Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday morning. There is something special about seeing the sun rise and remembering the saving grace of Christ's resurrection. Sunrise Service will take place on the front lawn of the church below the steeple at 7 a.m.. This service is going to be a great time of celebration, and you won't want to miss it! So set your alarms earlier, grab your coffee, and come celebrate Easter with our church at the Easter Sunrise Service.

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Mar
30
7:00 PM19:00

Good Friday Service

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March 30th, 7 p.m., in the GBC Faith Building

Good Friday is a worship service where we remember the mercy and grace of God through Christ's death. This year, our service takes place in the Faith Building and will include passionate worship, partaking of the Lord's Supper, and special elements to help us see the importance of the blood of Christ in our salvation. You and your family won't want to miss this night of worship and remembrance. 

Childcare is provided for this service.

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Mar
23
to Mar 24

2018 Women's Ministry Retreat

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GBC Women's Retreat 2018

When: March 23-24, 2018

Where: Pickwick Landing

Cost: $125 | T-shirts: $10

The 2018 Women's Ministry Retreat is the perfect way to escape from the craziness of life! Women will be encouraged and return refreshed. We expect God to do great things at this event. You won't want to miss this retreat!


Featuring Melanie Redd

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Melanie Redd is a woman who loves to encourage, equip, train, and motivate other women. With her easy smile, warm personality, and positive outlook, she enjoys offering hope in all that she does. One of her favorite Bible verses is 1 Thessalonians 5:11, “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.”

Click here for more about Melanie


Retreat Details

  • Rooms for attendees are double occupancy. Finding and listing a roommate is encouraged, but not required. 
  • The bus leaves Germantown Baptist Church at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 23 and returns at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 24.
  • Dinner is provided on Friday.
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be included on Saturday. 

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Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

Ladies Paint Party

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March 2nd | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. | The CORE


Ladies, bring your friends and join us for a "Paint Party" in The CORE! Diana Brookins will teach us a lesson in acrylic paint materials as we work together to create a beautiful piece that you'll get to take home with you. The cost is only $35 and everything you need will be provided. 

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Mar
1
to Mar 4

Impact Weekend

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IMPACT WEEKEND |  MARCH 1-4, 2018

 

To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God.

Acts 1:3

Impact Weekend provides an opportunity for students in grades 6-12 to gather together with their friends to have an experience with the one, true God through large group rallies, small group Bible study, and team building activities.  They will spend the weekend in a host home where they will be led by a small group leader and get the hook up on food. This is a great weekend for students to reach out to their friends who are not saved or unchurched and get them involved in a more relaxed setting to hear the Gospel. 

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Feb
25
9:00 AM09:00

Children's Winter Games

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February 25, Joy 217

3rd-5th Grade: 9:00am

Kindergarten-2nd: 10:30am

On February 25 join in on the excitement of the Olympics as your team competes for gold at Winter Games!  Our morning will begin with a parade of nations where the three unreached nations our teams will be representing are introduced and prayed for.  Winter Games for 3rd-5th graders will begin at 9am and for Kindergarten through 2nd graders we will start at 10:30. Both will meet in Joy 217.  Get your team ahead in the points race by wearing your team colors and bringing a friend.

9:00 a.m.

Third Graders wear BLUE (representing Kosovo)

Fourth Graders wear GREEN (representing Pakistan)

Fifth Graders wear RED (representing Morocco)

10:30 a.m.

Kindergarteners wear BLUE (representing Kosovo)

First Graders wear GREEN (representing Pakistan)

Second Graders wear RED (representing Morocco)

 

Gearing Up for the Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics are a great opportunity for some fun family time where we get to see countries from all over the world involved. Not only can it be a lot of fun, it's a chance to pray for Gospel advance in the countries we see participating. Here are some short, fun videos to start getting your family excited about the Winter Olympics.  

Watching the Winter Olympics

This year the events are being broadcast live, so using a DVR may be beneficial (plus, you can skip to the good parts and watch whenever is convenient for your family).  Pick an event or country to follow throughout the games. 

Introduction to the Winter Olympics

How to Watch the Games

Schedule of TV Broadcasts

Schedule of Live Stream Broadcasts

Schedule of Events

Second Screen Tools

As you watch, keep a “second screen” available and you can quickly look up information about the sports or countries, so you can talk about and pray for them specifically.

Operation World Prayer Points by Country

Joshua Project Prayer Points by Country

Information about Each Sport

Parade of Nations

 

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Feb
24
4:00 PM16:00

2018 Outdoor Expo & Wild Game Dinner

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Saturday, February 24

4:00 p.m. - Expo Doors Open | 6:00 p.m. - Dinner

Tickets: $20 at the Door

$5 - Children 12 and Under

The Outdoor Expo & Wild Game Dinner is for the whole family and features tons of activities for all ages!. We have dozens of vendors and exhibits in our expo area, hundreds of free prizes, and a wild game feast that never leaves you hungry. This year we’re pleased to welcome Stephen Bargatze, an outstanding Comedian and Entertainer with a powerful testimony. Tickets for this year’s Outdoor Expo are now on sale! You can pick your tickets in the Lobby on Sunday mornings, or register online using the button below. We can’t wait to see you at this year’s Outdoor Expo and Wild Game Dinner!

About Stephen Bargatze

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Stephen Bargatze is a rare talent among entertainers. His audiences nd themselves caught up in the comedy and surprise of his zany performance while simultaneously amazed at his testimony of faith. Stephen’s personal story of overcoming an alcoholic home life as well as a life-changing childhood accident is an inspiration to all who hear.

Visit Stephen's website

Online ticket sales are now closed. But you can still get tickets at the door!

Tickets purchased online will be available at the Will-Call table when you arrive. Please have your I.D. available.

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Feb
19
11:00 AM11:00

Midsouth Sr. Adult Rally

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In February Germantown Baptist is hosting the MidSouth Baptist Association Senior Adult Rally. The gathering is on February 19th and begins at 11 a.m. and goes through lunch. The featured entertainment will include pastors Ron Norton and Dawson Hull on dueling pianos! The cost is $10/persion and reservations are due by Monday, February 12. For more information, call Carol Griffin at 901.260.5763.

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