Weekly Announcements 10.18.15

October 20, 2015 -

MEN’S SEASON 2015: Join the Men of Ebenezer as they grill it up at their 2nd Annual Tailgate Cook-Off Competition and Fellowship Sat., Oct. 24 12 p.m.-3 p.m. This grilling fellowship and competition will be finger licking good. Tasting tickets are $10. To purchase tickets or to register to grill, stop by the Men’s Season table.

MINISTRY FAIR: Come out and see how your gifts and talents can be used for the kingdom of God. The Ebenezer Fall Ministry Fair will be held Sat. Oct 24 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet with various church ministries to learn more about what they do and how you can become a part. All ages welcome! Also, ministry leaders, sign up for the Ministry Fair by tomorrow Mon., Oct. 19 at eventsplanning@ebenezerame.org.

LEADERSHIP PHONE CONFERENCE: The next church-wide Leadership Phone Conference meeting is Mon., Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. All church leaders are asked dial-in at 1-712-832-8300 and use access code 5818378. The number can also be found on the church website.

CFAM: The CFAM will be sending out Care Packages to college students and we need your help to reach our goal of 300 students. Care Package Forms can be picked up in Narthex.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP MINISTRY: The Caregivers Support Group invites family caregivers and those who support to join them and their guest speakers for a “Fall Focus Fellowship Meeting” Sat., Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. on the third floor. The discussion will focus on the emotional, spiritual and physical toll of caregiving and God’s prescription for our well-being.

MOBILE HOMELESS VAN MINISTRY: If you have clean, gently  worn, undamaged fall & winter clothing, coats, shoes, hats, and toiletries, you would like to donate to the homeless men, women and children, drop them off in the boxes marked MHVM located in the Narthex.

BOY SCOUT TROOP 487: Today after each service the Boy & Cub Scout Troop 487 will host their Popcorn Fundraiser to raise funds for the year in the Narthex.

MULTI-MEDIA MINISTRY: The Multi-Media Ministry is seeking volunteers with a background or interest in working in directing, camera operation, video graphics, duplication and sales. Call 301-248-8833.

HEALTH MINISTRY: October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and today is Pink Sunday. Fact #3: Men can get breast cancer too! About 2,350 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in men in 2015. Men carry a higher mortality than women do, primarily because awareness among men is less and they are less likely to assume a lump is breast cancer.

Make plans to attend a Breast Cancer Awareness Forum sponsored by Sisters Helping Sisters under the direction of the Women’s Resource & Restoration Center Thurs., Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Dr. Regina Hampton from Signature Breast Cancer Center in Lanham, MD. The evening will include personal journey moments, refreshments and more.

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