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The Missionary of Oz Stage Play


You don’t want to miss this dynamic stage play coming to Newport News, VA!

Save the date: October 1, 2016

and get your tickets TODAY!

There are no bad seats in this production!

Vendors will be on site!


We hope to see you soon!

Worship Is Now (W.I.N.) Service-Friday, November 21, 2014

WIN 11-21-14

Join us this Friday, November 21, 2014
This event is FREE and open to ALL ages.

Ezekiel 37:5 (NKJV)
“Thus says the Lord God to these bones: “Surely I will cause breath to enter into you, and you shall live.”

“It’s My Time for Divine Release”

Join us for worship with Pastor LaTonya Cain, Rev. Roger Robbins, Minister Jessica Freeman, Son’s of Praise, Divinely Appointed Dance Ministry, Triumph Mime Ministry, Tutu and GBC’s very own Praise and Worship team. Come hear Rev. Jonathan Waldon as he speaks on “It’s My Time for Divine Release”.


ATTENTION: Worshippers bring your arsenal of worship and get ready to offer God a high praise.

*Bring scarves, flags, tambourines, your clap, your shout, your cry, your stomp, your heart song and more. If you are a part of a dance ministry at your church or in your community, please wear your garments!!!

Attire: Comfortable to worship!

Be a friend and invite EVERYONE to this FREE event! It’s open to all ages! Even the babies can worship!!!

This will be a night you don’t want to miss. We hope to see you there!

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Join us for Sunday worship service at 8:30am and 10:30am every Sunday!

God bless!

Mrs. Nicole “Sunshine” Ellis, MBA

Can’t breathe: Try Spiritual CPR: Consistent in praying, Persistent in pursuing the knowledge of God, and Resistant to temptation.

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Tug of W.A.R. (World Against Righteousness) Conference

YA Conference Tug of War Flyer 8-5-14


Don’t miss this powerful conference!

This event is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC (ages 18 and up).

Click to register today!

The Young Adult Ministry of Gethsemane Baptist Church presents:

The Tug-of-
In the end WE WIN!

Theme Scripture:
Ephesians 6:12 (NKJV)
12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age,[a]against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. 

Schedule of events:

Friday, August 15, 2014 from 7:00p.m.-8:45p.m. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (Registration not needed)

• P&W with Slater Johnson
• Speaker: Pastor Michael Golden, Greater Emmanuel Temple COGIC
• Topic: Who’s holding your rope (General Session)
o This session will address how to identify who is currently holding the rope in your life; Satan, self or God.

9:00pm-11:00pm Kickoff After Party (Mona J) Refreshments will be served. Christians can have fun too! Come join us for this awesome Conference Kick-Off Party!

 Saturday, August 16th 9am-3pm (Registration Needed)

Click to register today:

• 9:00-9:30am Registration (on-site)
• 9:30-10:00am P&W Pierre Whitlow and Legacy
• 10:00-10:45am Topic: Choose your team (General Session)
Speaker: Pastor William Spencer, Providence Baptist Church
o This session will talk about the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people.

• 11:00-11:45am Breakout session (men/women session) Get Ready, Get set, TUG!
Speakers: Rev. Ju & Trin’ea Joyner
o This session will talk about the different types of spiritual tug-of-wars we can have; self, drugs, alcohol, promiscuity, lies, etc. Men and women will break out during this session.

• 12:00-12:45pm Lunch (Narthex) (For Registered Participants)

• 12:45-1:45pm Young Entrepreneur Networking speed session (Narthex)

• 1:45-3pm P&W Pierre Whitlow and Legacy
• We win! (Closing session-General Session)
Speaker: Rev. Melvin Wofford
o This session will summarize all the sections and stress that when we are on the Lord’s side, no matter how gruesome the battles may be, we win.

Sunday, August 17th
• 8:30am sermon Rev. Eric Battle
• 10:30am sermon Pastor Alvin and Rev. Charla Armstead

Don’t forget to click to register:

Come find out how to deal with the struggles in life and more importantly learn the outcome as a believer in CHRIST!!! We hope to see you there! God bless!
~Nicole L. Ellis
Young Adult Ministry Coordinator
Gethsemane Baptist Church
Newport News, VA

Physical Fitness Day- Saturday, July 19, 2014

Physical Fitness Day

Join us at Gethsemane Baptist Church as we educate church and community on health and wellness.

Date: July 19, 2014

Time: 10:00a.m. – 3:00pm

Location: Gethsemane Baptist Church

5405 Roanoke Avenue, Newport News, VA 23605


This event is FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC! There will be something for ages 2 years old and up.  We even have an exercise class for Seniors ages 55 years and older from 11am-noon!

Come dressed to work out or come ready to learn some valuable information. This will be an awesome event you don’t want to miss!

Classes Offered:

  • Eating Healthy (Health and Nutrition)
  • Weight Control –Proper Exercise
  • Self-Care
  • Mental Health
  • Proper Back Care

Health screenings and informational resources provided:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Diabetes
  • HIV
  • Prostate
  • Mammogram

Exercise Classes (at various schedules):

  • Zumba (For Adults)
  • Zumba (For kids)
  • Interval Training (For Adults)
  • Senior Exercise (ages 55 years and up) 11:00am-noon ONLY


Fun activities for kids (see age groups below):

o   Ages 11-18years old

o   Ages 6-10 years old

o   Ages 2-5 years old

  • Face painting

Vendor Fair

  • Find out more about local businesses in your area.
  • Enter the raffle for great prizes!

Be a friend and bring a friend. It’s time to take back our health! We hope to see you there! God bless!

~Nicole L. Ellis

Night of Expression

If you are in the Hampton Roads area, this is an event you don’t want to miss!

Calling all singers, dancers, poets, spoken word artist, instrumentalist, and more.  Come share your gifts and talents.

It’s Free and Open to ages 18 & up!!!


Gethsemane Baptist Church

5405 Roanoke Avenue, Newport News, VA 23605

Night of Expression 2013

Save the Date-March 3, 2012



Mark your calendars for a night of worship! NOW IS THE TIME TO WORSHIP!!!

John 4:23-24
“But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”

Come join the Young Adult s in a Contemporary Worship experience like you’ve never seen before!

Words cannot begin to describe what will take place at the “G” on

Friday, April 15, 2011




P.S. This event is OPEN to people of all ages, all walks of life, and all denominations! 

Child-care will be provided!!!  Yes, a safe loving environment will be provided for your children while you are in service!



Hope to see you there!

Save the Date: W.I.N. Service March 25th



Save the Date:

Friday, March 25, 2011 7-9pm!!!

New Year’s Eve

What are you doing for New Year’s Eve?

The club is over-rated and will not save your soul.

Come join me:

Gethsemane Baptist Church

Watch Night 2010

December 31, 2010 at 9:00pm

Hampton Roads Convention Center

1610 Coliseum Drive

Hampton, VA


THEME: Let’s Get Fired Up


GBC Ministry of Arts

GBC Music Ministry

100 Women Dance

Preached Wordy by: Pastor Dwight Riddick and a special surprise…

Free Drawings for 7-Day Cruise in May 2011 for 2

Drawing for youth-X-box Kinect

This will be a night filled with worship.  Come and begin your new year in a new way.


***Please post any New Year’s Eve functions in the comment section for people to see.  Let’s give people godly alternatives to bringing in the New Year.

100 Women Dance for New Year’s Eve

Practice is open to

ALL WOMEN in our Community

ages 16 & up!

If you missed last weekend, that’s okay! 

 You’ll be able to catch up, trust me! 


Please Join Us at

Gethsemane Baptist Church

3509 Chestnut Avenue

Newport News, VA


Saturday, December 18, 2010



We Can’t Wait to See You There!

Bring someone with you and invite any young lady or woman age 16 & up.