Weekly Announcements 12.18.16
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR’S SERVICES: It’s the advent season and we’ll celebrate the birth of our Savior with abbreviated worship services Christmas Day at 7:45a.m. and 10:45a.m. Then, bring in the New Year with a Holy Ghost party. The place to be New Year’s Eve is Ebenezer AME. Doors open at 9p.m. and the celebration starts at 10p.m.. It’s a night in red. Ladies, wear your red shoes, brothers, wear your red tie and a touch of red accessories to bring in the New Year. Then, Sun, Jan. 1, 2017, we will begin the New Year with an all-white consecration service at 7:45a.m. and 10:45a.m. Be here!
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: Due to the Christmas Holiday season New Members class will not be held Sat., Dec. 26. There will be a new member’s class focused on stewardship Mon., Dec. 19th at 7p.m.
B.A.L.M. MINISTRY: SAVE THE DATE! Back by Popular Demand…Feb. 3-4, 2017, it’s the Blessing and Love Married and Engaged Couples “Forever I Do with You” Getaway Weekend Conference at the Hyatt Hotel in Cambridge, MD. For info, meet the BALM Coordinators in the Narthex.
ANGEL TREE: A special thanks to all for the generous and overwhelming support of our Angel Tree Project. It is only because of your giving that many children will wake up Christmas morning knowing they are loved and not forgotten.
CHRISTMAS CARDS: Ebenezer Church Family, please accept our sincere apologies if you did not receive a Christmas card from the church. We are working hard to get everything resolved to ensure everyone is included. For persons who did not receive a Christmas card, we would appreciate you leaving your mailing information at the table in the Narthex.
HOLIDAY: The Church and Administration Office will be closed Dec. 23 – 26, 2016 in observance of Christmas. The 24-hour answering service will be available in case of emergency.
SEASON OF GIVING: It’s the Season of Giving! Help to continue to provide food for our neighbors, gifts for children and clothing and other items for the homeless throughout this holiday season and next year. You can give to the Season of Giving campaign be clicking “online giving” on our website or noting Season of Giving on your envelope.
PREACHING ENGAGEMENT: Pastor Grainger Browning will be preaching for the A.M.E. Zion Christian Education Winter Conference “Men United in Praise” worship experience Weds., Dec. 28th at 7:30p.m. at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in DC. The King’s Men Choir will accompany him and all Ebenezer men are invited to attend.
MINISTER DILLARD’S RECORDING: Min. Dillard’s live recording with New G will be here at Ebenezer on Martin Luther King Day, Mon., Jan. 16th at 2p.m. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.com today!