Weekly Announcements 9.2.18

September 3, 2018 -

WELCOME BACK: Welcome back to our Pastors! We pray you had a blessed and restful vacation! We love and thank God for you!

PASTOR GRAINGER’S BIRTHDAY: Happy belated birthday to Pastor Grainger Browning. May God continue to bless, keep and prosper you in this coming year.

35th ANNIVERSARY GOSPEL CONCERT: The 35th Pastoral Celebration continues! On Fri., Sept. 14th, we will celebrate our pastors with some of gospel music’s greats, including Brian Courtney Wilson, Erica Campbell and Fred Hammond. General tickets are $35 with a limited number of VIP seats available at $50 on sale NOW. Let the Holy Ghost party continue as we celebrate Pastor Grainger and Co-Pastor Jo Ann Browning! Stop by our table in the Narthex after service or go to Eventbrite.com.

35TH ANNIVERSARY SPONSORS: Calling all businesses and individual members. We are seeking sponsors for the remaining 35th ANNIVERSARY activities. We have a special sponsor package that will include VIP PASSES for the September 14th concert and more.  If you want to support the anniversary, pick up an info packet from the Church Admin. Office or from the Concert Ticket Sales Table after service.

PREACHING ENGAGEMENT:  Please continue to pray for our pastors. Pastor Jo Ann Browning has been invited by Presiding Elder Ronald E. Braxton to preach the opening of the Fall Conclave at Greater Mt. Nebo A.M.E. Church on Weds., Sept. 12th at 7 p.m.

2ND QUARTERLY CONFERENCE: The 2nd Quarterly Conference of the Potomac District with Presiding Elder Braxton will be Tues. Sept. 4th at 7:30 p.m.  All ministry heads are asked to come with June-August 2018 reporting period reports.

LEADERSHIP MEETING: The next churchwide leadership meeting is Mon., Sept. 10th at 7 p.m. All ministry leaders are asked to attend.

BAPTISM: The next baptism instruction class for immersion candidates is Tues., Sept. 4th at 7 p.m.

SHINING STARS BEFORE AND AFTERCARE: We are currently accepting enrollment applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Child care services will begin Tues., Sept. 4th. from 6-9 a.m. and from 2-6 p.m. Volunteers are needed. Please call the Admin. office for more information.

2018 MEN’S SEASON:  Men’s Season 2018 Planning Committee meeting will be held Tues., Sept. 4th at 7 p.m.

All brothers are welcome join as we plan a blessed and successful 2018 Men’s Season & Conference!

NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: The next New Members’ class will be held Sat., Sept. 8th at 10 a.m. and will focus on Christianity and Discipleship.

BLESSINGS AND LOVE MARRIAGE MINISTRY (BALM): Join the BALM Ministry for “Krazy Savings with Koupon Kirk and Brea Wilson!”  Sat., Sept 8th from 9-11 a.m.  Come learn how to get your savings on and stay on top of your budget. If you’re tired of wasting money and paying high prices on your groceries and household items, this workshop will provide tools on how to use coupons and save money.  It’s free and open to all!

LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRY: IT’S LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRY OPEN SEASON! From Sept. 1st – Sept. 29th. All African, Youth and Adult components are open. Stop by the table in the Mezzanine after service for more information, call 301-265-9029 or email liturgicaldance@ebenezerame.org

SAVE THE DATE! The Liturgical Dance Conference “Overflow” is Sept. 28th – Sept. 29th.  If you are interested in dance workshops on Modern/Jazz, Ballet, West African and more, come dance it out  Go to www.eldm7707.com.

JEWELS MINISTRY: Come out and support the Jewels Mega Flea Market Sat., Sept.15th at 8 a.m. Vendor spaces are available for $25. If interested sign up in the Narthex after service, email the jewels@ebenezerame.org or call the Jewels Hotline at 301-265-8313.

INITIAL SERMON: The initial sermon for Sis. Tyra General will be TODAY at 5 p.m.  Please come out to support this blessed moment.

FAMILY/COMMUNITY DAY, AUTO SHOW & MINISTRY FAIR: Join us Sat., Sept. 22nd from 12 p.m.-4 p.m. at Regency Baseball Stadium; Waldorf, MD for our Family and Community Day and Ministry Fair. This FREE event has something for the entire family!  A car show, vendors, games, fitness and dance demonstrations, Children’s Pavilion, Jewels Lounge, Young Adult pavilion, and much, much more! This event is free, but registration is requested. Register at:  http://ebenezerfamday2018.eventbrite.com by Sept. 17th.


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