A quick look at meetings and rehearsals this week.

Monday, July 24

7:00pm:  MIS: SOP Dance Practice

Thursday, July 27

7:30pm:  Male Chorus Rehearsal

Friday, July 28

6:30pm:  Courtesy Ministry Meeting

Saturday, July 29

9:00am:  Usher Board Training

SAVE THE DATE: Pastor Freddie Davis’ 40th Pastoral Anniversary Banquet at Martin’s Crosswinds, Saturday, November 11, 2017, 1- 5pm. The featured guest artist is Anthony Brown & Group TherAPY. Tickets cost: $125.00 each, payment plan available: 5 payments of $25.00 beginning in June and the final payment is due October 15, 2017.  The first $25.00 payment is nonrefundable. Tickets will be available in June from any member of the Anniversary Committee (see flyer for committee members).

ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP DRIVE has been extended. Our students are depending on your support. Please submit your tax deductible donation in a blue scholarship envelope or a white multi-purpose envelope (appropriately identified). Pledge forms are in the vestibule.


Tuesday, July 25, 7pm  P.R.B.C. New Fitness Challenge. If you want to get healthy this is the place to be!

Prayer, Praise & Bible Institute is on semester break. 

Wednesday, July 26, 7pm  Washington interfaith Network (WIN) Action Meeting with Mayor Bowser to discuss concerns affecting DC residents, First Rock Baptist Church, 4630 Alabama Avenue, SE.

Thursday, July 27, 12pm  NOONDAY PRAYER & PRAISE SERVICE. 

Friday, July 28, 6:30pm  Courtesy Ministry Meeting.  New members welcome.

Friday, July 28, 9am – 7:30pm The Youth Ministry is sponsoring a trip to Hershey Park.  Cost:  $40.00 per person.  This trip is open for everyone, but we encourage the youth to participate.  You must pay a non-refundable deposit for your ticket when you sign up.  The flyer and signup sheet are on the Youth Bulletin Board. Please see Rev. Kim Ford, Annette Simon or Pandora Oliver to pay your deposit.

Saturday, July 29, 12noon – 3pm NCBC Women’s Auxiliary Talent and Comedy Show Luncheon at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. Cost: $25 per person, see Deas. Joyce Mccaskill. Flyers are in the vestibule.


Thursday, August 3, 7pm 44th Church & 40th Pastoral Pre-Anniversary Service. Guest Preacher: Archbishop Alfred Owens, Greater Mt. Calvary Holy Church. Unity Choir will sing.

Saturday, August 5, 9-11am The Men of Faith and the Abundant Life Women Ministries will host a Joint Fellowship focusing on the “Family” All are invited including youth. Our guest presenter will be Rev. Kendrick Anderson, St. Mary’s Baptist Church, Silver Spring, MD

Sunday, August 6 ANNUAL FAMILY FRIENDS DAY. Guest Preacher: Rev. Regretta B. Ruffin, Senior Pastor of Greater New St. Paul Baptist Church.

Wednesday, August 9 – Sunday, August 19, 2017 Join the International Outreach Ministry as we travel to London, Paris and Rome. For further information contact Charlene Anderson at

Sunday, August 20, Both Services  BABY DEDICATION. To have your child dedicated, please complete a Baby Dedication Form & place it in The Box one week prior to the Dedication. Forms can be found in the vestibule.


Monday, September 4 – Friday, September 8 National Baptist Convention 136th Annual Session in Kansas City, Missouri.

Saturday, September 9, 7am The Komen Washington D.C. Race for the at Freedom Plaza, 14th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW. More details to come.

Sunday, September 10, 3pm Pastor Freddie Davis is the guest preacher at Second New St. Paul Baptist Church, 2400 Franklin Street, NE, WDC 20018 for their Nurse’s Annual Day.

Sunday, September 10, Both Services The Health Ministry has invited Dr. Elizabeth S. Morris, D.D.S. to speak to the congregation about the importance of good dental health.

Sunday, September 10, 3pm Pastor Freddie Davis is the guest preacher at Second New St. Paul Baptist Church, 2400 Franklin Street, NE, WDC 20018 for their Nurse’s Annual Day.

Friday, September 15, 7pm 44th Church & 40th Pastoral Pre-Anniversary Service. Guest Preacher: Rev. Rudolph White, New Southern Rock Baptist Church. The Sanctuary Choir will sing.


Sunday, October 1, Both Services Annual Women’s Day. Theme ‘Women This is Our Year”. Colors are “Brown and Yellow”.

Friday, October 13, 7pm  44th Church & 40th Pastoral Pre-Anniversary Service. Guest Preacher: Rev. John K. Jenkins, First Baptist Church of Glenarden.  Unity Choir will sing.

Sunday, October 15, Both Services Pink Ribbon Sunday.  Please wear pink to support cancer awareness.

Sunday, October 15, 4pm Usher Annual Day. Guest Preacher: Rev. Terry Streeter & the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Congregation.

 Wednesday, October 18 – Friday, October 20, 9am NCBC 55th Annual Session, Galilee Baptist Church 2101 Shadyside Ave., Suitland, MD. 

Saturday, October 28, 2pm The Adoption & Foster Care Ministry will sponsor a Tea Extravaganza. Bring your favorite tea cup for a chance to be presented the “Best” Tea Cup Award. Please plan to attend.


Sunday, November 5 DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS. (Turn clocks back 1 hour)

Wednesday, November 15, 7pm  44th Church & 40th Pastoral Pre-Anniversary Service.  Guest Preacher: Rev. John Alexander, St. John United Baptist Church.  The Male Chorus will sing.

Sunday, November 19, Both Services CHURCH’S 44th & PASTOR’S 40th ANNIVERSARY. Guest Preachers: 7:45am – Rev. Dr. Khalfani Drummer, Gethsemane Baptist Church & 11:00am – Rev. Dr. John D. Chaplin, Progress for Christ Baptist Church