Weekly Announcements 6.23.19
36th Anniversary: This weekend marks our pastors, the Rev. Dr. Grainger and Rev. Dr. Jo Ann Browning’s 36th anniversary at Ebenezer! The ministry of our pastors has reached and impacted the lives thousands. We thank God for 36 years and for His grace as they continue to lead this church. We love you, Pastors.
SCHOLARSHIP/GRADUATION SUNDAY: All students and graduates are invited to join us immediately following 10:45 a.m. service today. We will have our End of School Year Block Party with food, games, rides, music and more.
PASTORS’ SCHEDULES: Please continue to pray for our Pastors. Pastor Jo Ann Browning have been invited to preach at the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC for their Summer Revival Thurs., July 11th at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Grainger Browning will preach during the same revival Fri., July 12th at 6:30 p.m. Founded in 1816, Emanuel AME is the oldest AME church in the Southern U.S. and the site of a mass shooting, June 17, 2015 when 9 victims were killed, and about which a documentary was recently released.
Pray for Pastor Grainger Browning who will preach the Investiture Worship Service for Bishop Harry Seawright, Presiding Prelate of the 9th Episcopal District as he becomes the president of the National Council of Bishops on Tues., June 25th at 7 p.m. at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, AL.
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The next new members’ class will be Tues., July 9th at 7 p.m. which will focus on Faith and Salvation. We will not have class Sat., June 30, and Sat., July 6.
COLLEGE FAMILY MINISTRY: Want to join a ministry where you’ll be able to make a huge impact on someone’s life? The College Family Ministry might be a great fit for you. Join them Tues., June 25th at 7 p.m. to learn more about how you can be a part of what God is doing in and through CFAM!
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY: Young Adults, don’t meet us, beat us to Young Adult Bible Study this Thurs., June 27th at 7:30 p.m. Come explore the Word and share with other young adults in our own way!
Also, mark your calendar for the 2019 Young Adult Summit Sat., July 20th. Please stop by the table in the Narthex to register.
YOUTH MINISTRY: Middle and High school-age Teens Living for Christ come out this Fri., June 28th at 7 p.m. for TL4C Bible Study.
GO GET OUR DAUGHTERS: Join the Go Get Our Daughters Ministry for young women ages 10-18 Sat., June 29th from 8:30 am-4:30 pm for a “Fun Day” at Fun Land of Fredericksburg. Activities at Fun Land include go-karts, laser tag, rock wall climbing, and more. Cost is only $20 and includes transportation, lunch and admission. Register in the Narthex after service.
MOBILE HOMELESS VAN MINISTRY: The Homeless Van Ministry is collecting men’s and women’s new or slightly used – sneakers, flip flops and shower shoes for their spring/summer collection drive. Drop the shoes off in the boxes marked MHVM (located near the Security Desk) throughout June.
BLESSING & LOVE MARRIAGE MINISTRY (B.A.L.M.): Join the Blessing and Love Marriage Ministry (BALM) Fri., July 12th at 7 p.m. for the 10th Annual Summer Breeze White Affair at the Carlyle Club in Alexandria, VA. Cost is $150 per couple. There will be great food, dancing entertainment and fun. Sign up in the Narthex today!
AFRICAN/AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIBERATION MINISTRY (A/AALM): Our 2019 Heritage Weekend will be Sat., July 13th (DNA Testing) and Sun., July 14th (A/AALM Sunday). Dr. Gina Paige, a world leader in the DNA field, will lead a workshop followed by testing Sat., July 13. Wear your African attire to the Sunday celebration. The DNA reveal will be Sat., Sept. 14Stop by their table after service today.
JEWELS MINISTRY: By popular demand the Jewels are going back to Hurlock, Md. to enjoy a traditional Maryland all-you-can-eat cab feast on the Choptank Riverboat. The bus will leave the church Fri., July 16th at 9 a.m. Cost $88. For more information or to sign up, call 301-265-8313, email Jewels@ebenezerame.org or visit their table to in the Narthex after service today,
GOSPEL FEAST: Save the date! This year’s Gospel Feast will be Sun., July 28th with Bishop Larry Trotter & Sweet Holy Spirit. Tell everyone you know and be here!