Welcome !

pastorPastor Billy G. Russell is Senior Pastor of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, Minneapolis, MN since December 2001.

Pastor Billy G Russell and First Lady Theresa Russell will be celebrating their retirement the weekend of April 23 – 25.

You can find out more information about the Pastor and First Lady Russell Retirement Celebration by going to retirement.greatfriend.org

About Us

Friendship Strong Worship Services will be both in-person and livestreaming on Sundays.
– 8:30am: Sunday School
– 9:30am: Service

For live streaming, click Watch Online in the menu of this page.

Prayer Service will be hosted in virtual conference:
JOIN HERE for the virtual conference Mondays and Fridays from 7 am – 8 am CT.

Bible Study will be hosted in virtual conference:
JOIN HERE for the virtual conference Mondays from 7 pm – 8 pm CT.

JOIN HERE for the virtual conference Tuesdays from 7 pm – 8 pm CT.

JOIN HERE for the virtual conference Wednesdays from 10 am – 11 am CT.

Thanks for your patience, as we navigate through these times while putting our faith first in the LORD.

To become a member of Greater Friendship, complete the form here:
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