Wednesday Night Council

In the next few weeks, we will begin planning our programs for fall. We always strive to plan programs that are interesting and informative. If you have suggestions for programs, please let me know. Also, if you would be interested in leading a program, please let a Council member know. Members are Christian Lawrence, Mary Strickland, Janice Clifton, and Linda Davidson.


Thank you, Linda Davidson

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Welcome CBFA!

Today in worship, we welcome Rev. Terry Maples, Coordinator of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Virginia. CBFVA is a partial sponsor of our summer communications intern, Abby West. Abby participated in national training last weekend with Student Church of CBF Global, who is also a partial sponsor of this internship. In the next few weeks Abby will lead us in updates to the web site, bulletin, and newsletter among other GABC communications. Today we also commission our new logo Abby designed.


“In design, I concentrated the logo for Glen Allen Baptist Church
around one central component that I feel defines the congregation: a
sense of welcome. I have never attended a church where the people are
more open and friendly than at GABC, so I wanted the logo to reflect
that feeling. With this in mind, the focus of the logo is on the people, all
connected in one unified line with a steeple overhead for the church
context.” Abby West

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Blessing of the Animals

Our second Blessing of the Animals will take place on Sunday afternoon, May 19, at 3:00 pm, in the pavilion.  (Rain date is June 2, 3:00 pm.)  All leashed furry friends, are welcome.  If your pets are uncomfortable in a large gathering, you may bring a picture of them, instead, to this brief ceremony.

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2019 Vacation Bible School

SAVE the DATES!!!

Glen Allen Baptist Vacation Bible School

Monday, June 24-Thursday, June 27, 2019.

  • Complimentary Dinner 5:30-6:00 pm
  • Bible Study & Activities 6:00-8:15pm

Potty Trained Children ages 3 through Rising 6th grade

Please register child(ren) online at  

https://tinyurl.com/GlenAllenVBS2019

If you are interested in volunteering for Vacation Bible School please indicate your interest online using

https://tinyurl.com/GABCvolunteer2019

**Please note: a nursery is provided for volunteer’s children!**

Questions and/or Concerns can be directed to:

vbs.gabc@gmail.com

Jaime Tonello at 804-873-9817 (cell)

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Parent/Child Dedication

Our parent/child dedication service will be on May 12.  If you or a family member would like to participate, please contact the church office with the name(s) of the child(ren) and contact information for the parents.

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Lunch a Month Bunch

The luncheon for all GABC ladies will be at the Olive Garden (Broad & Glenside) on Tuesday May 14 at 1:00 pm. If you have questions call Chris Rogers or Joyce Hall. We welcome all to join us! Please give Chris suggestions of other places you would like to have lunch. We need easy access and not too far away.

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Mother’s Day Breakfast

Next Sunday, May 12 at 8:30 am we will host a breakfast for all the ladies of the church.

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Summer Study Opportunities

Beginning May 1, we will host a daytime Bible study at 1:00 pm on Wednesdays. We encourage you to bring a bag lunch and join the pastor in the Fellowship Hall at 12:30 pm.

Beginning June 2, we will have an online book study to help us stay connected and engaged through the summer months. If you would like to get a jump on the reading, the book is The Good and Beautiful Community by James Bryan Smith. The sign up for this experience will begin in May.

See Dr. Fallen with questions about either of these opportunities.

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