Weekly Announcements 12.13.15

December 20, 2015 -

Christmas Program: It’s beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas! Join Ebenezer’s Music and Arts Dept. for the “Sound of Christmas” at Ebenezer this Beautiful this Wed., Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. None other than Richard Smallwood and Kurt Carr will join Ebenezer’s entire Music Dept. lead by Min. Ricky Dillard with all of our choir directors, choirs, orchestra, dancers and a special presentation by the Children’s Choir Wed., Dec. 16 at 7 pm. Come dressed in your best as we celebrate Jesus’s birthday with Richard Smallwood, Kurt Carr and more at the “Sound of Christmas.

SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION: Make plans to attend the Sunday School Christmas Celebration this evening at 5 p.m. in the Original Church Sanctuary located at 7806 Allentown Road.

Poetry Ministry: The Poetry Ministry presents its 2015 Christmas Celebration, a Poetry & Praise Open Mic Service this Fri., Dec. 18 at 6 p.m. on the 3rd Floor. The celebration includes performances by The Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers, Gospel music, poetry, spoken word and more.

NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The New Members class will be held this Sat., Dec. 19 and will focus on Church History. Due to the holidays, the Stewardship class will be held Dec., 21 at 7 p.m.

EVENTS PLANNING MINISTRY: Does your ministry have old items that could be sold…CDs, DVDs, apparel, notepads or other items? Ministries are invited to participate in our year-end Fire Sale before our New Year’s Eve service. RSVP by Dec. 21 at eventsplanning@ebenezerame.org or by calling the church.

BOY SCOUT TROOP 487: Support our troop by purchasing popcorn today after service in the Narthex. This fundraiser provides needed funds throughout the year for the Boy/Cub Scouts.

MANHOOD AND WOMANHOOD RIGHTS OF PASSAGE:  Enroll your young man (age 12-17) for a life changing mentorship season with the Manhood Rites of Passage. Committed men also needed to share Christ and mentor young men. Also, Womanhood Rites of Passage is back and welcoming young ladies between the ages of 14-18. The Ministry is rebuilding, reshaping and reinventing Christian young women! For more info, about the Manhood or Womanhood Rites of Passage ministries, please call (301)248-8833.

BASKETBALL MINISTRY: Registration is currently being held for the Christian Winter Youth Basketball Program for age groups 5-6, 7-9, 10-12, & 13-15 in the Narthex after each service. Coaches are also needed.

SEASON OF GIVING: It’s the season of giving and the community needs YOU! Help us provide food for our neighbors, Christmas gifts for children and clothing for the homeless, among other activities this holiday season.  Your giving to support this work is critical, but it’s extremely simple—go to Ebenezerame.org and click “online giving” or note Season of Giving on your envelope to make an additional donation. Let us continue to be the family church serving the family of God.


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