Weekly Announcements 11.20.16
MEN’S SEASON (MS2K16): It’s Men’s Day 2016! We praise God for a game changing and life-changing 2016 Men’s Season! God moved in a powerful way! Thank you to Pastor Grainger Browning, our visionary along with our Min. to Men, Rev. Marcus Washington, Min. Ralph Miller, and all of the MS2K16 Co-Coordinators for your leadership.
THANKSGIVING DAY HOLIDAY : We pray you and your family have a blessed Thanksgiving! Please note; in observance of Thanksgiving the church and Administrative Office will be closed Weds. Nov. 23rd from 12 p.m.- Sat., Nov. 26th. The 24-hour answering service will be available in case of emergency.
Thanksgiving Day Service will be held at Jerusalem Baptist Church located at 2600 P Street, N.W. Washington, DC at 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The New Members class will not be held Sat., Nov. 26th due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Class will resume Sat., Dec. 3rd.
Angel Tree Program: Participate in this year’s Angel Tree Program to provide Christmas gifts to children of incarcerated parents. With your support, we can bless and help these children with a happy and healthier holiday season. The Angels will be available immediately after each service which will contain information on age, gender, clothes size and a gift wish. All gifts must be new, unwrapped, and delivered to the church between now and Sun. Dec. 11th.
MINISTRY MEETINGS: Ebenezer is “moving forward” and establishing new and reviving old ministries. There are several upcoming meetings…please take note and pray about which ones you would like to join. The Law Ministry will meet Mon., Nov. 21st. The Education Ministry will meet Tues., Nov. 22nn. Then, Mon., Nov. 28th the African & African American Liberation Ministry and the Evangelism Ministry will meet. The Single Parent and the Single Adult ministry will meet Tues., Nov. 29th. Individuals interested in joining any these ministries should meet at 7:30 p.m. on the third floor.
MINISTRY PROPOSAL WORKSHOP: All Ministry leaders, come out Sat., Dec. 10th at 9 a.m. to bring your 2017 ministry proposal plans. During this time, you will have the chance to fully prepare and have your proposals reviewed by officers of the ministry. Any and all questions you may have about the proposal process can be addressed during this time.
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY: THE EXPERIENCE is back for the last Bible Study series of the year…”iBelieve starting Thursday, December 1st. What you believe in and who you believe in will determine the destiny and direction of your life. Join them Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. as we believe in better!
Manhood Rites of Passage (MROP): It’s open enrolment for the Manhood Rites of Passage 2017 season. The next Parent Orientation meetings are Tues., Nov. 22nn and Dec. 13th at 7 p.m. in the Original Sanctuary.
COMFORT DEPARTMENT: Join the Spouses in Transition Ministry for their Annual Holiday Grief Session Sat., Dec. 1st at 7 p.m., “Traveling Through a Season of Grief.” with guest facilitator, Rev. Sheila Gaskins of Heartland Hospice. This event is open to the entire church, especially those who may have suffered the loss of a loved one this year.
BASKETBALL MINISTRY: It’s time for the winter basketball development and games for age groups 5-7, 8-10 & 11-14. Coaches are also needed. Sign up today after service in the Narthex.
JESUS SAVES T-SHIRTS: All previously purchased Jesus Saves shirts can be picked up in the Narthex after service today.
CHRISTMAS PROGRAM: Save the date! The Christmas season is almost here. Join us Wed., Dec. 14th at 7 p.m. as the entire Music & Arts Department presents “God’s Present, Christmas Musical – A Familiar Story, But Told Never Quite Like This!”