Weekly Announcements 11.11.18
MEN’S DAY: IT’S MEN’S DAY 2018! We thank God for how He has blessed this entire season. Praise God for Pastor Grainger, Rev. Marcus Washington, Min. to Men and all of the Men’s Planning Committee.
Today’s guest preachers for Men’s Day at 7:45 a.m. is Bishop Lyle Dukes, Harvest Life Church in Woodbridge, VA, and at 10:45 a.m. service is Rev. Ellis Washington, St. Paul AME in Cambridge, MA.
CALL TO MINISTRY INSTITUTE: The Call to Ministry Institute with Pastor Jo Ann is Mon., Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. If you feel you have a calling on your life, don’t miss this meeting.
2019 MINISTRY PROPOSALS: All ministries are asked to complete and submit your 2019 ministry budgets and proposals by Nov. 30. Please send your Budget/Proposals to email@example.com.
THE HATE U GIVE MOVIE: The church has reserved 100 tickets for the showing of “The Hate U Give” at 10:30 AM on Sat., Nov. 17 at the Hoffman Theatre in Alexandria, VA. Tickets are for sale and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign up in the Narthex after worship services.
NEW MEMBERS: The New Members’ class will held Sat., Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. and will focus on Church History.
JEWELS MINISTRY: The AARP Defensive Driving course sponsored by the Jewels will be held on Tues., Nov. 13 at 9:30 a.m. By taking this safety course you can trim your auto insurance premiums by 5 to 10% for 3 years and become a better driver. The cost is only $15 for AARP Members, $20 for No- AARP Members. Call 301-265-8313, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or sign-up in the Narthex.
TEENS LIVING FOR CHRIST (TL4C): Middle and High School age TL4C join us for Bible Study this Fri. Nov. 16 at 7p.m.
COMFORT MINISTRY: Those who may have suffered the loss of a loved one or just needs God’s love and peace during this time of the year, join the Comfort Ministry’s Annual Holiday Grief Workshop entitled: “Melodies of Life, Love and Loss” Tues., Nov 27 at 7 p.m. here at the church. Come and be blessed by our guest facilitator, the dynamic and inspiring Rev. Shelia Holmes of Hartland Hospice. This event is open to the entire church.
MANHOOD RITES OF PASSAGE (MROP): The enrollment for the 2019 Manhood Rites of Passage season is now open to young men (age 12-17). The 1st Parents Informational meeting is Tues., Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Brothers who are interested in mentoring for the season or just a few Saturdays are encouraged to join the ministry. Sign up today in the narthex, or call the church.
COMBINED USHER BOARD: Join the Combined Usher Board for the 35th Anniversary & Christmas Fellowship Celebration Sat, Dec. 8 from 1 PM-5 PM at the Camelot in Upper Marlboro, MD. Cost is only $65 per person over 12 & $32.50 for children under 12.
MOBILE HOMELESS VAN MINISTRY: The Mobile Homeless Van Ministry is collecting new or slightly used – not torn – winter coats, jackets, hats, gloves, sweaters, sweatpants, sweatshirts, thermal underwear, boots/sneakers, socks, and toiletries. Drop off items in the designated box (located near the Security Desk).
CHURCH HOLIDAY CLOSINGS: In observance of Veterans Day, the church will be closed Mon., Nov. 12. In observance of Thanksgiving, the church will be closed Weds., Nov. 21 at 12 p.m. through Sat., Nov. 24.The 24-hour answering service will be available for emergencies.