Weekly Announcements 5.20.18

May 29, 2018 -

2018 WOMEN’S SEASON: We are approaching the mountain top experience…the 2018 God is a Wonder Women’s Spiritual Retreat and Restoration Conference Is May 31-June 2! Sisters, TIME IS RUNNING OUT to register! Register today at GodIsAWonder.Com or visit the registration booth in the Narthex after service. The Retreat briefing will be held this Tues., May 22nd at 7 p.m.

Men of Ebenezer, we need you! Brothers are needed to serve at various times during the retreat—starting Tues., May 29thSat., June 2nd. 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.

Also, don’t miss the 2018 Women’s Day Choir rehearsal Tues., May 29th at 8 p.m. This rehearsal is open to all women interested in singing on Women’s Day.  Then, make plans for Women’s Day Sun., June 3. Our guest preachers will be Rev. Dr. Jessica Ingram at 7:45 AM and Rev. Dr. Claudette Copeland Fellowship at 10:45 AM service.

RETREAT PLANNING: There will be a mandatory “all hands-on deck” meeting Tues., May 22 at 6 p.m. for the 2018 Women’s Spiritual Retreat. All key area representatives are asked to attend, which includes Admin., facilities, security, parking, ushers, men’s ministry, transportation, support, and others.

MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION OF LIFE: Celebrate and remember our military members and loved ones at Ebenezer’s 19th Annual Memorial Day Celebration sponsored by the Comfort Department along with the Reach Out to Military Ministry and the Young People Care Initiative Mon., May 28th at 10 a.m.in the Main Sanctuary. We will honor those who served in the Armed Forces, as well as celebrate the memories of loved ones that have gone home to be with the Lord through a powerful Word, and dynamic praise and worship. The guest speaker will be Rev. Kenneth Johnson, Military Chaplin of the U.S. Navy.  The entire family is welcome.

NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS:New Members’ class will be held Sat., May 26th at 10 a.m. and will focus on Stewardship.

MEDIA MINISTRY: The Multi-Media Ministry is seeking persons with experience in Front of House Audio and Monitor Mixing. We are also seeking volunteers for video filming, production, duplication and sales. Please email at cooperj@ebenezerame.org or call the Administrative Office.

YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY:  Join us for Young Adult Bible Study Thurs., May 24th at 7:30 p.m. There will be a good Word, good fellowship AND good food!

TEENS LIVING 4 CHRIST (TL4C):  Middle and High School students join Teens Living 4 Christ this Fri., May 25th at 7 p.m. for Teens Bible Study.

TENNIS MINISTRY: The Tennis Ministry is beginning their 2018 Tennis camp Mon., June 4th at 7 p.m. at Friendly High School. Cost is only $16 for ages under 16 and $25 for adults. Email tennis@ebenezerame.org.

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.

TOWN HALL MEETING: Delegate Tony Knotts will present a Town Hall meeting to discuss goals and economic development for all parts of the community Tues., May 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at 10905 Livingston Rd. in Ft. Washington, MD.

35th PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY: Our Pastors 35th pastoral anniversary year continues! As part of this celebration, we will host Ebenezer AME Family Reunion Weekend June 23-24. Saturday, June 23 will include a Family Reunion Fellowship here at Ebenezer, including games, a historical tribute, video showing of old services, and more! Then on Sunday, June 24, we will have special worship services with guest preachers at 7:45 and 10:45 and at 5 p.m. the Ebenezer Choir Reunion Concert! Tell everyone you know, it’s time to come back home to Ebenezer AME for our Family Reunion.

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. We are also seeking all former Liturgical Dance members to join Family Reunion Weekend! Go to ebenezerame.org to get information on all rehearsal and practice dates and more information.

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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