Weekly Announcements 5.12.19
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY: Happy Mother’s Day to Pastor Jo Ann Browning and to every mother, grandmother, aunt, and those with mothering spirits. We thank God for your care, guidance and love! We pray you have a wonderfully blessed day. We love you!
PREACHING ENGAGEMENTS: Ebenezer Church family, please continue to pray for our Pastors. Pastor Jo Ann will attend the Civilian Women Religious Senior Leadership of Joint San Antonio USAF Corps event May 14th – 17th in San Antonio, TX before traveling to Dallas, TX to preach two Women’s Day Services Sat., May 19th at 8 a.m. & 11 a.m. at St. Luke Community United Methodist Church. On Thurs., May 23rd at 7:30 p.m., Pastor Jo Ann will minister at Harvest Life Church in Woodbridge, VA where the pastors are Bishop Lyle & Pastor Deborah Dukes for their “Kingdom Women’s Conference.”
On Thurs., May 23rd – Fri., May 24th, Pastor Grainger will minister at New Bethel AME in Lakeland, FL.
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: An additional new members’ class focusing on faith & salvation will be held Thurs., May 16th at 7 p.m. The next class on church history will be on Sat., May 18th at 10 a.m.
CROCHET MINISTRY: Are you the creative type? Love to knit, crochet or just want to learn how? The Crochet Ministry is looking for you! Join them in creating all kinds of beautiful items for people in need. The next meeting is Tues., May 16th at 7 p.m.
SOCIAL CONSCIOUS MINISTRY: Get connected to what’s happening with our government and in our communities. Join the next Social Conscious Ministry meeting Sat., May 18th at 10:30 a.m.
BASKETBALL MINISTRY: Recruitment for summer youth basketball has begun for boys and girls ages 7-18. They are also looking for volunteer coaches and administrators. The first practice is Tues., May 14th at 7 p.m. and the first game is Sat., June 1st. Stop by their table in the Narthex after service today.
TENNIS MINISTRY: The Tennis Ministry will start its tennis camp on Mon., June 3rd at 7 p.m. at Friendly High School. $15 for children age: 10 -16, adults $25. For additional information go to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-248-8833.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: Vacation Bible School Week is June 17-21. Children (ages 4-teens) will be led in a one-week biblical training. The teacher training meeting for all classes & assistants is Sat., June 8th at 9 a.m.
2019 WOMEN’S SEASON: Women’s Season 2019 has been a wonder! Next up, “Issa Vibe” Young Adult Activity Fri., May 17th at 6:30 p.m., including Kickback, Beauty, Games, Art, and Red Table Talk vibes. Cost is $10. See a young adult co-chair at the Women’s Season Table or go online to ebenezerame.org to register today.
The Women’s Day Choir rehearsals have begun. Sisters currently in the choir or any sister who wants to lift the praises of the Lord through song during this year’s conference, join us for the next rehearsal Tues., May 14th at 7 p.m.
It’s almost here! The 35th Annual God is a Wonder Spiritual Retreat and Restoration Conference is May 30th – June 1st and you don’t want to miss this milestone moment! Register today at Godisawonder.com or stop by the registration booth in the Narthex after service. Sisters attending this year’s retreat are encouraged to attend the Retreat Briefing on Tues., May 21st at 7 p.m.
Men of Ebenezer, we need you! Brothers are needed to serve at various times during the Women’s Retreat—starting Tues., May 28th – Sat., June 1st. Help is needed to drive vans and golf carts, assist with setup, parking, security and Admin. Office support. Sign-up in the Narthex or online at ebenezerame.org or contact the Men’s Ministry leadership.
God IS a wonder!