Weekly Announcements 10.27.19
40th MINISTRY MILESTONE: We thank God for Pastor Grainger Browning’s 40 years in ministry! Our guest preacher for today is Pastor Donnie McClurkin from Perfecting Faith Church in Freeport, N.Y.
2019 MEN’S SEASON: It’s Men’s Season 2019! Brothers! Don’t miss MS2K19 Revival Wed., Oct. 30th at 7:00 p.m. with special guest preacher Rev. GJ Barnes, of Empowerment Temple AME Baltimore, MD. All are welcome.
Then it’s Movie Day for a viewing of “Harriet” at the Hoffman Theater Sat., Nov. 2nd at 10:30 a.m. (viewing at 11). This event is co-sponsored by the Men’s, Young Adult and Youth Ministries. Tickets are on sale today—$9 for adults and $7 for youth (17 and under). Stop by their table after service.
All Veterans, spouses of veterans and caregivers, MS2K19 will host an appreciation breakfast in honor of our Veterans Sat., Nov. 9th at 9 a.m. Immediately following breakfast, is a panel discussion with Veteran Administration Officials explaining all the new benefits for veterans effective Jan. 1.
After church on Sun., Nov. 10th at 3 p.m., It’s “Take a Vet to the Movies Day!” The AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, has been reserved for a special showing of “A Soldier’s Story.” Wear your service hat to represent your branch of service. Cost is only $10 for veterans and $15 for general admission. Register online via Eventbrite.
Then, mark your calendars now for the 35th Annual Men’s Conference Thurs., Nov. 14th – Sat., Nov. 16th. Register in the Narthex today for $50. Brothers, don’t miss your blessing this season!
YOUTH MINISTRY: Young Men ages 10-18, join the Youth Ministry Sat., Nov. 9th at 10 a.m. for a day of “Workshops for Young Men.” Workshops include “Know your Rights from a Judge’s Perspective” and “First Impression is Everything. “ Cost is Free but registration is required.
Men, please consider donating new or slightly worn neck and bow ties to the Youth Ministry. Our desire is to make sure every young man in this church owns and knows how to correctly wear a tie.
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The next New Members class is Sat., Nov. 2nd at 10 a.m. and will focus on Faith & Salvation.
SOCIAL CONSCIOUS MINISTRY: Did you know for every person not counted in the 2020 Census, we lose $18,250 in federal government funds? Join the Social Conscious Ministry Sat., Nov. 2nd at 10:30 a.m. to learn more about the 2020 Census, jobs and volunteer opportunities and more.
WOMANHOOD RITES OF PASSAGE(WROP): The Womanhood Rites of Passage ministry is rebuilding, reshaping and reinventing Christian young women! All young ladies between the ages of 12-18, come join a ministry that is spiritually-enriching, culturally-focused and life-changing! Contact the Admin. Office or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MANHOOD RITES OF PASSAGE (MROP): IT’S OPEN SEASON for Manhood Rites of Passage! Young men age 12-17 can enroll now! We need brothers who are interested in mentoring for the season or just a few Saturdays. The parent/guardian information meeting is Tues., Nov. 5th at 7:30 p.m. Call the Admin. Office for info or sign up after service today.
BREAST CANCER FACT: Today is the last Sunday of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Here is today’s fact: Although rare, because men have breast tissue, they can get breast cancer too! Approximately 1 percent of all breast cancer cases in the U.S. occur in men. It may sound like a small number, but it equates to more than 2,000 new cases each year.