Weekly Announcements 6.17.18

June 17, 2018 -

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY: Happy Father’s Day to Pastor Grainger Browning and to all the fathers, grandfathers, great grandfathers, and father figures! We love you and thank God for you and the important and powerful role you play in the lives of our children. Have a blessed day!

35th PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY:  This is the week! Don’t miss the Ebenezer AME Family Reunion this weekend, June 23-24, 2018. Sat., June 23rd from 1-4 pm will be our Reunion Fellowship here at Ebenezer, including games, a historical tribute, video showing of old services, and more!

Then, Sun., June 24th, we will have special worship services with guest preachers at 7:45, Rev. Harold Hayes and Rev. Tony Lee at 10:45.  Then at 5 p.m. the Ebenezer Choir Reunion Concert with former choir members, former liturgical dancers AND former directors, including Min. Byron Cage, Min. Tye Tribbett, Min. Ernest Pugh, Min. Keith Williams and MORE! Tell everyone you know, it’s time to come back home to Ebenezer AME for our Family Reunion. We are still seeking all former choir members and dancers. Check ebenezrame.org for rehearsal dates and times.

As part of this celebration, we are asking you to post Ebenezer throwback pictures from 1983 to current on social media. We are grateful for God’s grace to thrive at 35!

TEENS LIVING 4 CHRIST (TL4C): Middle and High School students join Teens Living 4 Christ this Fri. June 22nd at 7 p.m. for Bible Study and Real Talk session.

BENEZER YOUTH LIVING 4 CHRIST (EYL4C): Attention ALL Youth, join EYL4C this Sat., June 23rd at 4 p.m. as we celebrate the end of another school year with the End of the Year Block Party. FREE Games, Rides, Activities and food for all students!

NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: New Members’ class will be held Sat., June 23rd, at 10 a.m. and will focus on Stewardship.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 2018 Vacation Bible School is June 25-29, 2018 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. For additional info, call the Admin. Office.

ALICE MARIE CHAPMAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY: The Alice Marie Chapman Missionary Society will hold its annual Foster Parent and Adoption Information Workshop Sat., June 30th at 1 p.m. Come out, if you are interested in being a Foster Parent or adopting a child to receive info on the process.

BAPTISM: The baptism instruction class for pouring and sprinkling candidates will be held Mon., July 9th at 7 p.m.

AFRICAN/AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIBERATION MINISTRY (A/AALM): African/African-American Heritage Weekend, “The Parallel” will be held Sat., July 14th at 9:30 a.m. Enjoy African & Soul Food Tastings, Fashion Show, Poetry, Dance, Workshops, and Vendors. Cost is $15 per person and children (under 10) free with registered adult. Register at aaalmtheparallel.eventbrite.com before July 9. Then, sport your Afrocentric attire on African/African-American Liberation Sun., July 15. Email aaalm@ebenezerame.org or call (301) 248-8833

BLESSING AND LOVE MARRIAGE MINISTRY (BALM): All Married, Engaged and Dating Couples are invited to the BALM, It’s A Love Thing “Summer White Diamonds Affair” Fri., July 27th at 7 p.m. at the Camelot by Martin’s. This is something you can’t miss. Enjoy the fellowship, great food, dancing, and spending time with your perfect someone. Cost is $125 per couple.  Invite your friends, family and neighbors!

YOUNG ADULT SUMMIT: Calling Young Adults! Mark your calendars now! The Young Adult Ministry will host a one-day Summit Sat., July 28th to address spiritual growth, destiny, career, relationships and more!

MOBILE HOMELESS VAN MINISTRY: The Mobile Homeless Van Ministry is collecting new – not used – undergarments, i.e., t-shirts, men’s underwear; flip flops, shower shoes, and travel-size toiletries for the SUMMER PERSONAL COLLECTION DRIVE. Please drop the items off in the boxes marked MHVM (located near the Security Desk).

GOLF SUMMER LEAGUE:  Join us for the 2018 Ebenezer AME Summer Golf League Thurs., between 4p.m. & 5:30p.m.  Play every Thurs. for the TEN weeks!  For more info. leave a message for Bro. Robert Lee, or Bro. Jack Rogers in the church office.

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