Weekly Announcements 4.22.18

April 24, 2018 -

2018 WOMEN’S SEASON: Women’s Season 2018 continues! This is the week! Sisters, come get your blessing Fri., April 27th at 6 p.m. for the God is a Wonder…Wakanda Praise Party w/ 104.1’s DJ Soul! African attire is optional. Cost is only $5 which includes food, games, giveaways and more. Register in the Narthex after service.

Next up…The “Walk It like I Talk It” Workshops for Young Women is Sat., April 28th. Cost is $10 which includes lunch. Register young ladies, ages 4-18, in the Narthex-for this day of life changing workshops to address real life issues our youth  face every day.

And, that’s not it! Sisters, bring your mothers, grandmothers, daughters and friends to the 20th Annual Women’s Health Awareness and Sporting Day Sat., May 5th. The day includes free health screenings, expert panels and workshops featuring doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals, exercise sessions, cooking demonstrations, vendors, and more. Dr. Ian Smith, noted celebrity doctor and #1 New York Times bestselling author will be there to discuss his new book and provide helpful information on weight loss. Admission is free, but pre-registration is requested. Register online at ebenezerame.org or godisawonder.com.

Calling all educators! During this Women’s Season, the Education Ministry will sponsor and host a Teacher’s Brunch on Sat., May 19th. Tickets are $20 per person on sale in the Narthex after service or you can go to Ebenezerame.org to register today!

Finally, don’t forget to register for the 2018 God is a Wonder Spiritual Retreat and Restoration Conference at godisawonder.com. God IS a wonder!!!

CHRISTIAN BUSINESS MINISTRY (CBM): The Christian Business Ministry will host its 2nd monthly Business Capacity Building Workshop, “2017 Tax Reform Legislation – Get in the Know!” Thurs., April 26th at 7 p.m. The presenter is Benjamin F. Copeland, Jr., President of Copeland Financial Services, LLC and renowned tax expert. The presenter will discuss the implications of this new legislation and key facts that all business owners should know.

Calling all business owners to become a part of the CBM Business Directory! By dropping off your business card on Business Card Sunday in May, you will not only be listed in the directory, but your business will be registered to win a prize.

YOUNG ADULTS MINISTRY:  Young Adults, don’t meet us, but beat us to Young Adult Bible Study, Thurs. April 26th at 7:30 p.m. as we continue this series, Clean this House. There are some bad habits, negative thoughts and unhealthy things and people we need to remove from our lives. Come get the tools needed to clean things up!

TEENS LIVING 4 CHRIST (TL4C):  Middle and High School students the TL4C will not be held this Fri. April 27th due to the Women’s Season Wakanda Praise Party.

NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: New Members’ class will be held this Sat., April 28th and will focus on Stewardship.

COMFORT/CAREGIVERS SUPPORT: The Comfort Ministry invites caregivers and our church family to share your downsizing and organizing tips. Also glean some Spiritual Maximizing & Prioritizing advice while enjoying goodies, games, & giveaways at their Spring Cleaning & Gleaning Meeting on Sat., April 28th at 1 p.m.

BASKETBALL MINISTRY:  Recruitment for Summer Youth Basketball has begun for boys and girls ages groups: 7-18. We are also looking for volunteer coaches and administrators. Stop by their table in Narthex.

PARKING MINISTRY: We are in great need of volunteers for the Parking Ministry. Volunteer once a month after each service. Training & equipment provided. Call the church or email parking@ebenezerame.org.

SHINING STARS BEFORE & AFTERCARE AND TUTORIAL MINISTRY: The Shining Stars Before & Aftercare and Tutorial ministries are currently seeking volunteers to assist. Join them to enrich children and expand on your gifts and talents. Please call the church and leave your name, if interested.

35th PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY: We continue to celebrate our Pastors 35th pastoral anniversary! GET REAFY! We will host a Homecoming Weekend, June 23-24, 2018 with an Ebenezer Choir Reunion Concert! We are seeking all former choir members to join the Reunion Choir.

Also, don’t forget you can continue to give your 35th love offering to Pastors anytime throughout the year. A designated basket is available each Sunday.

There is so much you may not know about out Pastors! Did you know that after Pastor Grainger and Pastor Jo Ann’s arrival to Ebenezer in 1983 that through God and their anointed leadership, the church experienced incredible growth! In 1986, they started holding three services at Friendly H.S. every Sunday to accommodate the members. We entered “Ebenezer the Beautiful,” the current sanctuary in 1994.


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