Purpose Of Each Ministry/Committee

Audio And Sound

  • To provide sound for all services
  • Ensure the microphones are prepared for use
  •  Record services as needed

Benevolence Committee

  • To assist members who need help with utilities, food assistance or other areas the church can assist with

Brothers Of Unity

  • To provide singing on the second Sunday of each month
  • To get involved  in brotherly activities
  • To lend support in church functions
  • Responsible for organizing Men’s Annual Week (Fall Revival, Men/Boys Conference and Men’s Annual Day)
  • Meets every Wednesday before the second Sunday at 8:00 p.m.
  • Meets every other month on the Thursday before second Sunday for fellowship

Church Decorations/Special Events

  • To keep the church decorated
  • To periodically change floral arrangements in sanctuary and vestibule
  • To provide set up for all church functions

Church Training Union

  • To properly train the church in the area of church etiquette
  • Be prepared for every first Sunday

Congregational Aides

  • To greet and assist members and visitors with seating
  • To attend to the needs of the congregants as needed

Counselors For Christ

  • To greet the prospective members as they unite
  • Follow up with phone calls
  • Give prospective new members an understanding of orientation
  • Ensure completion of orientation
  • Meets every Saturday before the fourth Sunday at 12:00 noon

Deacons Ministry

  • To assist the Pastor with church matters
  • To serve in any capacity as needed
  • To work with the junior deacons

Deaconess/Minister’s Wives

  • To prepare candidates for baptism
  • To set up for Communion
  • To assist ministers and deacons as needed

First Lady’s Aide Committee

  • To aide and assist our First Lady as needed

Greeters/Hospitality

  • To greet members and visitors coming to worship service
  • To provide hospitality at wake/funeral services
  • To be here at least thirty (30) minutes prior to services.

Health Ministry

  • To provide health education and encourage healthy lifestyles among those who are in attendance

Information

  • To provide pertinent information to all members
  • To make sure only approved information is available for members at Information Center

Kitchen Ministry

  • To serve food at special occasions (funerals and annual days)
  • To make sure kitchen is cleaned at the end of each function

Married Couples Ministry

  • To provide ministry for married couples
  • To organize retreat, seminars and the like; to enhance the married life of our married members

Media Ministry

  • To make effective use of media related equipment so that our church would be duly informed concerning upcoming happenings

Music Department

  • To provide singing as scheduled
  • To set the atmosphere conducive for worship
  • To support all scheduled outings of the Pastor and church

             Adult Choir

  • Render song service
  • Attend scheduled rehearsals
  • Abide by GPL Ministry rules
  • Provide singing as needed either at Greater or a visiting church
  • Meets every Wednesday before the third Sunday at 8:00 p.m.

             Little Lights

  • To render song service at 8:15 a.m. service on the fourth Sunday of      each month
  • To work with P. H. A. A. T. House for special programs
  • To be responsible for the Little Light program on the third Sunday in August at 11:00 a.m.
  • Meets every Wednesday before the fourth Sunday at 7:15 p.m.
  • For ages twelve and under

              Young Adult Choir

  • To provide singing on the fourth Sunday of each month
  • Meets every Wednesday before the fourth Sunday at 8:00 p.m.
  • For ages eighteen through thirty-five

             Youth Choir

  • To provide singing on the fourth Sunday of each month
  • Meets every Wednesday before the fourth Sunday at 8:00 p.m.
  • For ages thirteen thru seventeen

Nurse Board

  • To provide assistance in the area of medical attention for those in attendance
  •  Assist Congregational Aides as needed

Orientation

  • To introduce new members to GPL
  • Contact new members to ensure orientation attendance (a prerequisite to receiving the right hand of fellowship and working in ministry)

 

Parking Lot Ministry

  • To ensure proper parking
  • To provide limited security

Children’s Church

  • To present church on a children’s level
  • Provide nursery services as needed
  • Prepare our young people for main sanctuary worship
  • Be responsible for providing our Easter and Christmas programs
  • Meets every 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
  • Meets every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.
  • For ages seventeen and under

Prison Ministry

  • To contact those who are incarcerated by way of letters and visitation for the purpose of encouragement

R. A. M. (Recreation Activities Ministry)

  • To create monthly activities that will enhance togetherness at GPL

S.A.N.E. (Seeking Alcohol and Narcotics Education)

  • To provide education in the area of alcohol and narcotics
  • To meet for the purpose of encouragement for those who are over comers

Scholarship Committee

  • To come up with fundraisers to fund true scholarships for active members of GPL
  • To provide care gifts periodically

Seniors Ministry

  • To target our elderly for the purpose of giving them information to help assist all seniors with living
  • For ages sixty and up

Sick and Bereaved Ministry

  • To contact and visit our sick and bereaved members
  • To lend comfort during their trying time
  • To be ready for prayer as needed
  • To contact Church Secretary with information concerning the sick/bereaved

Singles Ministry

  • To provide information for singles to help them with their walk with God
  • To show them that they can be single and saved

Sunday School

  • To enhance our Biblical knowledge of God’s Word through specific lessons found throughout the Bible
  • Meets every Sunday  at 10:00 a.m.

Transportation Ministry

  • To provide transportation to members in need within a twenty mile radius.

Video Ministry

  • To video services to air on our television broadcast
  • To video as needed

Women United Through Christ

  • To target the women of our church through ministry that’s helpful to our women

Worship and Arts (Praise Dance)

  • To praise God through dancing

Worship and Arts (Drama)

  • To create plays or Biblical reenactments
  • To worship God through acting

Young Adults

  • To minister to the young adults of our church through Bible Study and other interactions that glorify God
  • For ages eighteen through thirty-five