Weekly Announcements 4.16.17

April 16, 2017 -

ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Ebenezer will host the 67th Session of the Washington Annual Conference of the AME Church this week. The full agenda is listed under “Within the Household of Faith” in your bulletin and on the church’s website.

PREACHING ENGAGEMENT: Please continue to pray for our Pastors. Rev. Grainger Browning will in revival Mon., May 1st & Tues., May 2nd at Concord Baptist Church located in Milton, MA where Rev. Conrad Hughes is Pastor. Pastor Jo Ann Browning will present Thurs., May 4th – Fri., May 6th at Greater Allen Cathedral AME Church of New York’s Women’s Conference in Stamford, CT. Rev. Dr. Elaine Flake, Co-Pastor.

CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP MINISTRY: Past, present, and potential future caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Parkinson’s and other debilitating conditions are encouraged to come share questions, challenges, prayer requests, and more Sat., April 29th at 1 p.m. Contact the Comfort Office at comfort@ebenezerame.org.

YOUTH SERVICE: Register today for our youth lock-in Fri., April 28th – Sat., April 29th at Sky Zone in Waldorf. Cost is $25 per person. The lock-in is open to all youth and spaces are limited. Make plans for the BROKEN Youth Retreat for middle and high school students Fri., June 23rd – Sun., June 25th at the University of MD Eastern Shore.

TUTORIAL MINISTRY: Tutoring services are available for children & youth on Mondays and Tuesdays from 6-7 p.m. each week. We also need volunteers who ESL translators for Spanish speaking children and youth. Call the Admin. Office for further info.

LAY ORGANIZATION SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are now available for the Davis-McKinney Scholarship and Washington Conference Bernice Mungen Scholarship. Visit the church website under “scholarships” or pick up applications in the Admin. Office. For questions contact layorganization@ebenezerame.org

CREATIVE GIFTS: Save the date…the next Creative Gifts meeting for the facilitators only is Tues., May 2nd at 7 p.m.

COMBINED USHER BOARD: Doorkeepers we need you! The Usher Board is in URGENT need of Adult Doorkeepers and interested youth must be at least 10 years old. Visit their table in the Narthex.

EBENEZER VOLUNTEER DRIVERS: Church family, we are in need of volunteer drivers to assist with transporting our disabled members on Sundays. Call Bro. Kevin Carter at the Admin. Office

WOMEN’S SEASON: Sisters, it’s Women Season 2017 and you don’t want to miss this year’s Women’s Season activity. It will be smooth sailing as we board our own cruise ship right here at Ebenezer Fri., April 28th at 7 pm. There will be games, food, sip and paint, and live entertainment with Praise 104’s DJ Soul! Sign-up in the Narthex. Cost of boarding is only $5!

Also, don’t forget to register for the annual God is a Wonder Women’s Retreat and Restoration Conference June 1-3 today! Sign-up in the Narthex or online. Sisters, we know God is going to meet us there.

Support the annual Women’s Season Outreach Day and give the gift of love. Donations are needed to provide gifts cards for toiletries and supplies for the homeless and female ex-offenders, school uniforms to young children, Vaseline for clinics and supplies to clean the homes of elderly persons. Also, wigs are needed for Breast Cancer survivors who have lost their hair. Donations are accepted until May 10. God is a wonder!


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