Weekly Announcements 10.22.17

October 23, 2017 -

MEN’S SEASON 2017:    It’s Men’s Season 2017!  Join us on Sat.  Oct. 28th at 9 a.m. for an informative discussion of the movie “13th” Panelists include former U.S. District Judge Alexander Williams Jr., and our own Bro. Walter Ridley, former D.C. Director of Corrections and Rev. Akil Dickens.

Come out to participate in the 4th Annual Men’s Season Tailgate Cook-off Competition Sat., Nov. 4th at 12 p.m. Brothers are encouraged to show your culinary skills. Don’t forget to purchase your Tasting Ticket to taste and vote for your 1st, 2nd & 3rd favorite food.  Judging begins at 1 p.m. Tasting Tickets can be purchased in the Narthex for only $10 per person.

Lastly, registration is now open for the 2017 Men’s Conference to be held Thurs., Nov. 2nd – Sat., Nov 4th. Cost is $50. Register in the Narthex after worship service and online on the church’s website.

DONATIONS: The Potter’s House, WR&RC, and Men’s Season are collecting new towels/wash cloths and “Anytime Bags” for our homeless brothers and sisters for Prince George’s County Veterans Stand Down and Homeless Resource Day Nov. 4th. Collection Boxes are located in the Narthex, Admin. area and the 2nd Floor entrance through Oct 31st. Items can also be dropped off at the Women’s Resource & Restoration Center between 5 pm and 7 pm. Desired Donations include towels and wash cloths and anytime bag items include tuna kit, bottled water, fruit cup and packaged snack.

NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The next new members’ class is Sat., Oct. 28th at 10 a.m. and will focus on Stewardship.

COMFORT/CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP MINISTRY: All past, present, future caregivers, and supportive family and friends are invited to the Comfort/Caregivers Support Ministry’s 25th Anniversary Tea Sat., Oct. 28th at 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be Min. Steve Brown.

ALICE MARIE CHAPMAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY: On Sun., Oct. 29th, the Alice Marie Chapman Missionary Society is hosting a Bread for the World letter writing campaign asking Congressional representatives to prioritize and protect programs vital to hungry people worldwide. Visit the Missionaries table in the Narthex today to sign-up to assist.

SOCIAL MEDIA MINISTRY: Are you social media savvy and interested in using social media to share more about our church activities? Don’t miss an important meet-up Mon., Oct. 30th at 7:30 p.m.

LEADERSHIP/PROPOSAL WORKSHOPSave the date…Ministry leaders please be present for this meeting Mon., Nov. 6th at 7p.m.

COLLEGE FAMILY MINISTRY (CFAM):  Want to join a ministry where you’ll be able to bless people all across the world? Then come out THIS TUES., Oct. 24th, at 7p.m. to learn more about the College Family Ministry and what God has already done AND is getting ready to do!  You really don’t want to miss it! God Bless!

FREE SAT PREP & FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION FORUM/WORKSHOP: This forum/workshop will be held on Sat., Oct. 28th, at 8:30a.m.at Oxon Hill High School, 6701 Leyte Drive, Oxon Hill, MD 20745.   Parents/Guardians and Students must register online at: www.hlkapsi.org.  All students must bring a copy of your online registration form on the day of the event.  Students and parent/Guardians are asked to arrive  by 8a.m. for check in and directions.  Academic Empowerment Foundation, Inc. (AEF) (301) 512-3997 (c) www.academicempowermentfoundation.org

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY: Young adults, it’s that time! Come out Thurs., Oct. 25th at 7:30 p.m. for Young Adult Bible Study. Come and go with us as we continue on the road to victory! Be there and bring a friend!  Don’t forget to join the weekly prayer call Wednesdays at 7a.m. for a mid-week refuel, refresh and refocus. Let’s bombard Heaven…call 515-604-9976 and press 798506

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT SUNDAY:  Its Homecoming Season and it’s Homecoming at the Eb! Rep your alma mater, fraternity/sorority, or school, next Sun., Oct. 28th for Youth & Young Adult Sunday. It’s a Different World, so get out of your School Daze and tell everyone you know it’s time to come home for Homecoming Sunday at the Eb next Sunday at both services!

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Its Breast Cancer Awareness Month…Breast Cancer Awareness Fact #3:  Monthly self-breast examination is a way to check your breasts for changes, such as lumps or thickenings. You should look at and feel both breasts. If you notice anything unusual, tell your health care provider. In many cases, those changes aren’t cancer, but you need to see your health care provider to find out.




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