Weekly Announcements 8.13.17
AUG. PREACHING SERIES: While our pastors are away this month, we will have several anointed guest preachers. Today our guest preacher is Rev. Harold Hayes at 7:45 service and Rev. Tony Lee at 10:45. On Aug. 20th, Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd at 7:45 a.m. and Bishop Carolyn Showell at 10:45 a.m. Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant will preach both services on Aug. 27th.
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The next New Member’s class is Sat., Aug. 19th at 10 a.m. and will focus on Church History.
CFAM: Interested in knowing more about the exciting things the College Family Ministry (CFAM) is getting ready to do? Want to know how YOU can help and be part of it? Then be certain to join us at our Information Meeting on THIS THURSDAY, Aug. 17th at 7 p.m.
Shining Stars Before and After School Program: The Shining Stars Before and After School Program has several openings serving children ages 5 -15. The program is open from 6 a.m. -9 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Certified Teachers offer Daily Bible Study, Homework Help, Physical Activities, African American History, and Educational Trips. Call 301-248-9675.
YOUTH MINISTRY: Join the Youth Ministry for several back to school activities! Thurs., Aug. 17th, join them for a trip to Mother Bethel AME Church in Philadelphia, PA. The cost is $20 per person. On Thurs., Aug. 24th, the youth will go hiking at Great Falls National Park in Great Falls, VA. This event is free, but registration is required. On Thurs., Aug. 31st, they are headed to Hershey Park in Hershey, PA. The cost is $60 per person. Then on Sat., Sept. 2nd, come to the Back to School Prayer Breakfast and Backpack Giveaway. This event is free, but registration is required. Register after service in the Narthex.
BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY DONATIONS: For the month of August, we will be collecting supplies for our students to ensure they start the school year off with everything that they need. Please support by donating school supplies.
CREATIVE GIFTS CLASSES: As a continuation from the CREATIVE GIFTS SEMINAR & CELEBRATION held in March, the Creative Gifts classes will begin in Sept. Develop your creative gifts in drama, art for children and adults, instrument playing, writing, singing, directing, video production and technology. Cost is based on number of class sessions. Sign-up in the Narthex today after service.
LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRY: Liturgical Dance Open Season continues until Sept., 10th. Do you want to get a feel for what we do before registering? All are welcome to drop in and take classes. Monday nights: African dance, 7p.m.-9p.m., Thursday nights: adult liturgical dance, 7:30p.m.-9p.m., Friday nights: Young Adult liturgical dance, 7:30p.m.-9p.m. and Saturday mornings: youth liturgical dance (minimum age of 5), 8a.m.-11am. Call 301-265-8269 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
GOSPEL FEAST 2017: Save the date for Gospel Feast 2017, Sun., Sept. 17th at both services featuring the new CD release of Ricky Dillard and New G!