Weekly Announcements 5.16.18

May 6, 2018 -

2018 WOMEN’S SEASON: Women’s Season continues! Young Adult Women, don’t miss the Escape Room Young Adult event next Thursday, May 10th at 7 p.m. at the WRRC. There will be a word, food, fellowship and real escape rooms! This event is totally free!

Daughters of Anna Intercessory Prayer is Sat., May 12th at 8 AM. Immediately followed by Women’s Season Outreach Day Sat., May 12th. Donations are requested to support the upcoming Outreach Day activities. Donations to support the Kids’ Fun Day and Pantry Restock at Waldon Woods Elementary in Clinton are needed. Items include individual packages of Ramen noodles, potato chips, Capri Suns (all flavors), crackers, oatmeal, apple sauce, fruit cups, Chef Boyardee canned pasta, peanut butter, jelly, chips and cookies.

Donations are requested for the U.S. Renal Care in Clinton, MD include new blankets and individual packages of lollipops, popcorn, pretzels, low sodium crackers and protein bars.

Please drop off items at the designated donation boxes at the church and the WRRC by May 9, 2018.

Calling all educators! During this Women’s Season, we honor and celebrate all educators. The Education Ministry will host its first Teacher Appreciation Brunch Sat., May 19th at 10 a.m. Through the generous donation of business owners this event is FREE to all educators. Registration and tickets are still required to attend. Stop by their table in the Narthex after services or sign-up at ebenezerame.org.

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!!!

PREACHING ENGAGEMENT: Church family; please continue to pray for our Pastors. Pastor Grainger Browning. Jr. will be preaching at the First Baptist Church of Highland Park in Landover MD today at 6 p.m. for their Men’s Day.

NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: New Members’ class will be held Sat., May 12th at 10a.m a focus on Christianity and Discipleship.

YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY: Young Adult Bible Study is cancelled this week due to the Young Adult Women’s Season activity. There will be Bible Study next Thursday, May 17th at 7:30. Come out as we continue to clean up some things in our temples and lives! There will be a good Word, good fellowship AND good food!

KL4C MINISTRY:  Parents and Guardians of Elementary age students, join Kids Living 4 Christ Fri., May 11th at 7p.m. for Children’s Bible Study.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: The 2018 Ebenezer AME Vacation School will be June 25-29 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or staff member, the Vacation Bible School training workshop is June 8th at 12 p.m. Leave a message at the Admin. Office.

BASKETBALL MINISTRY: We are currently recruiting players for the summer program.  Boy and Girls from age groups 7-9. 10-12,13-15, & 16-18, are welcome.  Volunteer coaches and administrators are also needed. Practice will begin May 15th at 7p.m. Please call the church or see them after service in the Narthex.

PARKING MINISTRY: Volunteers are needed 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! As part of this celebration, we will host Ebenezer AME Family Reunion Weekend June 23-24. Saturday, June 23rd will include a Family Reunion Fellowship and an Ebenezer Choir Reunion Concert Sunday, June 24th at 5 pm! We are seeking all former choir members to join the Reunion Choir. If you’ve ever been in any choir, Kings Men, Rejoice/Young Adult, Bible Study Choir, you name it, please join us as we celebrate the years through song. Sign-up in the Narthex today and go to Ebenezerame.org to get a full list of the various choir rehearsals,

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. We are grateful for God’s grace to thrive at 35!

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