Weekly Announcements 3.8.20

March 9, 2020 -

PREACHING ENGAGEMENT/EVENTS: Ebenezer church family, please continue to pray for our Pastors. Pastor Jo Ann Browning is preaching Lenten Service at Allen Chapel AME in Washington, D.C. Wed., March 11th at 7 p.m.

Pastor Grainger Browning, Jr. will be preaching the Ecumenical Worship Service at Empowerment Temple AME in Baltimore, MD Wed., March 18th at 12 p.m.

NEW MEMBERS: The next New Members’ class is Sat., March 14th at 10 a.m. and will focus on Christianity and Discipleship.

 BAPTISM: The next baptism instruction class for pouring and sprinkling class will be held TOMORROW, March 9th at 7 p.m.

Ministry leaders:   There will be a training for Ebenezer’s new church management software platform Realm, on Fri., March 13th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  We are asking all ministry leaders to come out to this training or to send a representative.  Please rsvp to sis. Lorraine Hopkins at hopkinsl@ebenezerame.org.

CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT PREVENTION TRAINING: It is our duty and commitment to keep our children safe. To support this effort, there is a mandatory 1-hour interactive training for all ministry leaders and volunteers involved with Ebenezer’s youth in any capacity Sat., March 21st at 9 a.m. The training will be conducted by the Prince George’s County Department of Social Services’ Child Protection Education Unit. 

PRE-MARITAL INSTITUTE: Considering engagement, engaged or already planning your wedding? Come out for a Bone of My Bone Pre-Marital Seminar taught by Pastor Jo Ann Browning Thurs., March 19th at 7 p.m. Class is free and open to all engaged and seriously dating couples.

ADULT BIBLE STUDY: Young Adults, be part of our Young Adult movement. Don’t meet us, beat us to Young Adult Bible Study this Thurs., March 12th at 7:30 p.m. as we seek to learn grow closer to God this Lenten Season.

YOUTH MINISTRY: Attention all Ebenezer Youth Living for Christ (EYL4C), be in the house Fri., March 13th at7 p.m. for a special Lenten Season Youth Bible Study Bootcamp. Come out and hear a word about spiritual health from Rev. Akil and then work out your physical bodies with Certified Fitness instructor, Sis. Patrice Murphy. This Bible Study is open to parents of youth as well.

EDUCATION MINISTRY: The Education Ministry will host its 2nd annual Fireside Chat with our very own Dr. Monica Goldson, CEO of Prince George’s County Public Schools Tues., March 17th at 7 p.m. Join them and bring questions, concerns, and testimonies.  This is a free event, but registration is required. Please meet them in the Narthex today after services to register or register at Eventbrite using the link: ebenezerfiresidechat2020.eventbrite.com

GO GET OUR DAUGHTERS: Join the Go Get Our Daughters Ministry for young women ages 10-18, in partnership with the Ebenezer Stone of Help CDC Sat., March 21st at 9:30 a.m. The theme for this activity is “Make Some Changes.” They will visit the Rosa Parks Exhibit at the Library of Congress which showcases rarely seen materials offering an intimate view of the civil rights icon. Register in the Narthex after service.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarship applications have been posted on Ebenezer’s website. All are due back electronically by Thurs., April 9th. Please email applications to Scholarships@ebenezerame.org. Contact the Scholarship Committee with any questions at 301248-3081 or see the church website for info.

GOLF MINISTRY: Are you interested in learning golf? Experience the fellowship & fun of Christian golfers, learn to apply the golf code of ethics to daily living and much more. Indoor classes begin Thurs., March 19th at 7 p.m. here at Ebenezer.

ROYAL RUNNERS: It’s not too late to join the Royal Runners indoor/outdoor track team. Come out Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Friendly High School. Stop by their table after service today.

Congratulations to the team for winning 2nd place in Boys 9-10 High Jump; 4th place in Boys 11-12 High Jump; and 5th place in Boys 11-12 Long Jump at the PVA 14 and under Youth Invitational at Prince George’s County Sports & Learning Complex last month.

LENTEN SEASON: Each Friday morning at 6 AM during Lenten Season the Ministerial staff will share the Word. Rev. Marcus Washington will preach Fri., March 13th at 6 a.m.

MORNING MIRACLE SERVICES: The early morning Lenten Services continue. Come out at 6 a.m. for Miraculous Mondays, Triumphant Tuesdays and Wondrous Wednesdays with Pastor Grainger Browning.

2020 WOMEN’S SEASON: It’s Women’s Season 2020! Sisters, get ready for God to work a WONDER! The first night of our monthly Women’s Season Revival is Wed., March 18th at 7 p.m. with none other than Rev. Dr. Gina Stewart. This service is open to the entire church & community. Sisters, please get involved in the Women’s Season activities by signing up for a committee in the Narthex after today’s worship service. We know that God IS a Wonder!

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