Weekly Announcements 8.18.19

August 19, 2019 -

SUMMER SUNDAY EXPLOSION: August is on fire here at Ebenezer AME! Each Sunday is Summer Sunday Explosion with anointed guest preachers. Guest preachers include today, Bishop Carolyn Showell; and Rev. Marissa Farrow on Sun., Aug. 25th. It’s an explosion in the Word you don’t want to miss!

PREACHING ENGAGEMENT:  Ebenezer Church family, let’s continue to pray for our Pastors.   Pastor Jo Ann Browning will be the motivational speaker for Prince George’s County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Sat., Sept. 21st at Prince George’s Community College.

2019 MEN’S SEASON:  Men’s Season 2019 Planning Committee meeting will be held on Tues., Aug. 20th at 7 p.m. All brothers are welcome to come out and join us as we plan a blessed and successful 2019 Men’s Season & Conference!

NEW MEMBERS CLASS: New members’ classes will be held on Thursdays for the month of August. The next class will be held Thurs., Aug. 22nd at 7 p.m. and will focus on Stewardship.

EBENEZER INSTITUTE: Mark Your Calendar! The 2019 Fall Session of the Ebenezer Institute will be on Saturdays, October 5, 12, 19, & 26, at 9 a.m. Registration begins in September. The fee per course is only $50. Courses offered:  God’s Word and Applying it to Our Reality; Monetizing Gifts and Talents; and Time Management. The first planning meeting will be Sat., Aug. 24th at 9:30 a.m.

POTOMAC DISTRICT’S FALL CONCLAVE: The year’s Potomac District Conclave will be Sept. 4-6, at Greater Mt. Nebo AME in Bowie, MD.   All clergy and officers are expected to attend.  Members are also invited.

JEWELS BIBLE STUDY: Save the Date! Mega Flea Market is Sat., Sept. 7th beginning at 8 a.m. at Ebenezer. Vendor tables are available for only $25 or space for $20 with your own table. Additional information is available after service in the Narthex, email the jewels@ebenezerame.org or call the Jewels Hotline at 301-265-8313.

BAPTISM:  The next baptism instruction class for Immersion candidates will be held on Mon., Sept. 9th at 7 p.m.

PRE-MARITAL INSTITUTE: Considering engagement, engaged or already planning your wedding? Come out for a Bone of My Bone Pre-Marital Seminar taught by Pastor Jo Ann Browning Tues., Sept 17th at 7 p.m. and receive your blessing.

Couples planning weddings for 2019 are encouraged to invest in their relationship with pre-marital counseling. The Bone of My Bones Pre-Marital Institute is held on Saturdays at 9 a.m. beginning in September for 8 weeks. Cost is $75. Register in the Administrative Office.

AMAZING GRACE:  “Amazing Grace”, the movie honoring the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, will be shown here at Ebenezer Fri., Sept. 20th at 7 p.m. with dialogue by Richard Smallwood, Minister Ricky Dillard and Elder Byron Cage.

BALM MINISTRY: Join the Blessing and Love Married and Engaged Couples Ministry as they take a trip to Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster, PA to the stage play JESUS Sat., Sept 21st. The cost is $130. per person, including play, transportation and lunch at the Maple Smorgasbord.  Open to entire Ebenezer family

FAMILY/COMMUNITY DAY, AUTO SHOW & MINISTRY FAIR: SAVE THE DATE! The 2019 Family/Community Day, Auto Show & Ministry Fair will be Sat., Sept. 28th back home on the grounds of Ebenezer AME Church! This event is free and open to the public, but you must register online at Eventbrite.com.

IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR: The honorable Tony Knotts will host “IT’S A FAMILY AFFAIR” Community Day & School Supply Giveaway Sat. Aug. 24th at 10 a.m. at Rosecroft Raceway. This is a free event complete with live entertainment, games, and much more.

BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLIES: 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 and drop off your donation of school supplies in the designated boxes located in the Narthex and at the Security desk.



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