Weekly Announcements 12.16.18
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, during this holiday season. Your support is critical, and it’s simple to participate—use your giving envelopes, or go to Ebenezerame.org and click on “online giving” or use Givelify and note season of giving! Let’s continue to be the family church serving the family of God.
NEW YEAR’S EVE SERVICES: 2019 is almost here! Our Pastors Rev. Dr. Grainger Browning Jr. and Rev. Dr. Jo Ann Browning will preach a tag team sermon as we bring in the New Year on Mon., Dec 31st. The evening celebration starts at 10 p.m. doors open at 8 p.m. Let’s come together as a church family to thank God for what he has done as we celebrate with the entire Ebenezer Music Department and more!
EBENEZER INSTITUTE COMMITTEE (EIC): Call for Volunteers! The Ebenezer Institute Committee is in need of volunteers to help plan for the Ebenezer Institute Spring 2019 session. Be a part of a dynamic ministry whose mission is to provide a place and space for members and the community to learn, develop and grow. Sign-up or pick-up information today after service at their table at Door 4.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday school will not be in session Sun., Dec. 23rd and Sun. Dec. 30th.
COLLEGE FAMILY: Welcome Back Home to all of our college students! We love you and are very proud of you! If you have not received a message from us this semester, please see us after service in the Narthex and make sure we have your contact information.
YOUTH MINISTRY: ATTENTION ALL YOUTH, make plans to join EYL4C Fri., Dec. 28th from 11 p.m.–7 a.m. for an overnight of fun at Flight Zone Trampoline Park in Springfield, VA. Cost is $25. Transportation will be available for $10 per person. Stop by the Youth Ministry Booth in the Narthex to register.
NEW MEMBERS: Due to the holidays, the next New Members’ class will be held on Tues., Dec. 18th at 7 p.m. and will focus on Stewardship. We will not have New Members’ Class Dec. 29th.
MANHOOD RITES OF PASSAGE (M.R.O.P.): Parents, there’s still time and enrollment is still open. If you have or know a young man between the ages of 12-17, sign them up today for this life changing mentorship program by visiting the MROP table or by contacting MROP at 301-248-8833. There will be an informational meeting on Tues., Dec. 18th 7:30 p.m. Brothers interested in serving as mentors are also encouraged to attend this meeting.
JEWELS MINISTRY: Come celebrate Christmas with the Jewels Thurs., Dec. 20th at The Camelot by Martin’s from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cost is $45 per person. Stop by the Jewels table after service today or email firstname.lastname@example.org.