Weekly Announcements 9.18.16
LEADERSHIP MEETING: Make plans to join an important church-wide leadership meeting with our Pastors Thurs., Sept. 22nd at 7 p.m. It will be an informative and educational session to understand the importance of our various ministries and the structure and process for effective ministry work. All active AND inactive ministry leaders along with a representative should attend.
BALM: BALM will present “Coffee, Conversation and Couples” Sat., Sept. 24th beginning at 9 a.m. in the Board Room at the Original Church. The conversation will be based on the book “The Ten Commandments of Marriage.” Join them as they we chew and chat on how to make your marriage “sizzle.” RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JEWELS MINISTRY: Come find a good deal at the Jewels Flea Market this Sat. Sept., 24th from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. here at Ebenezer. Vendor spaces are $20. Sign-up in the Narthex.
DRAMA MINISTRY: If you are an “experienced” or “ready to get your feet wet” actor, actress or simply a person interested in participating in the 2016 Christmas Celebration attend the Drama Ministry kick-off meeting Thurs., Sept. 22nd at 6 p.m.
LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRY: Are you ready to put a praise on your blessings, prayers, and situations? Ebenezer Liturgical Dance Ministry is invites you to join them at the “Put A Praise On It” Liturgical Dance Conference Sept. 23rd & Sept. 24th. Come understand the progressions of praise with choreography, learn tools for setting worship and more. All are welcome—youth and adults. Register at www.eldm7707.eventzilla.net. Also, the Liturgical Dancers are still holding OPEN SEASON for those who want to join the ministry now through Sept., 30th.
MISSIONARY SOCIETY: Attend the Foster Parent & Adoption Workshop sponsored by the Missionary Society Sat., Oct. 1 from 1:30–3 p.m. on the third floor. There will be a special guest and info on how to become a parent for a child who needs a place to call home.
CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: We are conducting a survey to gain valuable insight about YOU‒our church family‒as we work to continue to serve our congregation and the community. Take a few minutes to complete this survey as the information you provide will be invaluable. Surveys can be found online at ebenezerame.org or a copy can be picked up in the Narthex. Thanks in advance!
PREACHING ENGAGEMENT: This Tues., Sept. 20th at 7 p.m. Pastor Grainger Browning is preaching at Jerusalem AME for the 18th Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. Dianne Johnson. The church is located at 8415 Schultz Road in Clinton, MD.
GOSPEL FEAST 2016: Save the date for Sun., Oct. 2nd as The Unity Mass Choir celebrates Music Ministry Day at Gospel Feast 2016! Special guest artists include JJ Hairston at our 7:45 service and Bishop Hezekiah Walker at our 10:45. Our new bishop, Bishop James Davis will be preaching both services,
CALL TO MINISTRY INSTITUTE: The next Call to Ministry Institute is Thurs., Sept. 29th at 7 p.m. on the 3rd floor. If you feel you have a calling on your life, don’t miss this meeting.
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: New Members’ class will be held Sat., Sept. 24 and will focus on stewardship.
BAPTISM: The next Baptism instruction class for immersion candidates is Mon., Oct. 3rd at 7 p.m.
PRE-MARITAL INSTITUTE/BONE OF MY BONE: Couples planning weddings are encouraged to invest in their relationship. Come out for a Bone of My Bone Pre-Marital Seminar taught by Pastor Jo Ann Browning Tues., Sept. 20th at 7 p.m. The Pre-marital Institute is held Saturdays for 8 weeks. The first class begins Sat., Oct. 1st from 9a.m.-11a.m. Cost is $75.