Weekly Announcements 1.20.19

January 29, 2019 -

BRIDGES OF HOPE-WARM NIGHTS: Please join us as we work to make a difference in the lives of our homeless brothers and sisters during the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 3 when Ebenezer hosts the 24th year of service and ministry to Bridges of Hope Warm Nights program. Once again, Ebenezer is opening its doors to provide church-based emergency shelter. Contact pottershouse@ebenezerame.org if you are interested in helping.


Brothers, we need YOU! If you are available to support our homeless brothers during Warm Nights (set up and breakdown parsonage, licensed barbers and night monitors) please contact pottershouse@ebenezerame.org.


All interested volunteers and ministry heads participating in Bridges of Hope-Warm Nights hosted by the Potter’s House Ministry please plan to attend an information session Tues., Jan. 22 at 7p.m.  For further information, contact the Potter’s House Ministry at pottershouse@ebenezerame.org.


WARM NIGHTS SUPPLY DRIVE:  The Warm Nights Supply Drive has begun and will continue through Jan. 26    Donation Boxes will be available in the Narthex and Admin area.  For a list of suggested items and for additional information, see the Potter’s House Ministry after service or contact pottershouse@ebenezerame.org.


LEADERSHIP “CHECK UP” MEETING:  The next church-wide leadership meeting is Mon. Feb. 4 at 7p.m.  All ministry leaders are asked to attend.


EBENEZER INSTITUTE COMMITTEE MEMBERS (NEW AND OLD): Ebenezer Institute Committee Members (new and old), please join the planning meeting scheduled Sat., Jan. 26 at 9:30a.m.   The group’s mission is to provide a place and space for members and the community to continuously learn, develop and grow.


NEW MEMBERS: The next New Members class will be Sat., Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. and will focus on Stewardship.


CALL TO MINISTRY INSTITUTE: The next Call to Ministry Institute with Co-Pastor Jo Ann Browning is Mon., Jan. 29 at 7p.m. If you feel you have a calling on your life, don’t miss this meeting.


REACH OUT TO MILITARY: Do you have a family member in the military who is stationed abroad? Please submit their name and address for prayer and support to militaryministry@ebenezerame.org.


EBENEZER LAY ORGANIZATION (ELO): It’s the Ebenezer Lay Organization’s 2019 annual membership drive.  They are currently accepting membership renewals and new memberships. Learn AME history, participate in events and get involved in social justice activities. See the Lay Organization in the Narthex after service.

TL4C BIBLE STUDY:  Attention all Middle and High School students. Join Rev. Akil and TL4C this Fri. Jan. 25 at 7p.m. for Real Talk. No Games, No Gimmicks, Just the Gospel and keeping it 100!!!


PASTOR GRAINGER HONOR: Pastor Grainger Browning will be honored on Fri., Jan. 25 at 11:30a.m. at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition & Citizenship Education Fund Ministers’ Luncheon at the AT&T Forum, 601 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.   The luncheon is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Contact:  ssmith@rainbowpush.org or www.rainbowpush.org.


CHURCH CLOSINGS: In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day the church will be closed tomorrow Mon., Jan. 21. The 24-hour answering service will be available for emergencies.


2019 CHURCH UPDATES:  Church family, let’s stay connected!  Get the latest updates and important news from Ebenezer AME Church texted directly to your cell phone.  Don’t be left behind.  All you need to do is text “myebenezer” to 71441.


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