Weekly Announcements 9.9.18

September 9, 2018 -

35th ANNIVERSARY GOSPEL CONCERT: IMPORTANT EVENT UPDATE: Due to the national and local weather conditions predicted by Hurricane Florence, the 35th Pastoral Anniversary Concert scheduled for Friday, September 14th has been rescheduled to Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:00pm.  

This event has been rescheduled for the safety and security of those traveling near and far. Tickets purchased for September 14th will be honored and can be used to attend the rescheduled concert.

See you November 2, 2018. Call the church at 301-248-8833 with any questions

SUNDAY SERVICE: Then on Sun., Sept. 16th, we will have a special 35th anniversary worship service with guest preachers—the Bryants! Bishop John R. Bryant will be preaching at 7:45 a.m. and Episcopal Supervisor Rev. Dr. Cecelia Williams Bryant will preach at 10:45 a.m. Be in the house for these anointed services next Sunday!

PREACHING ENGAGEMENT: Continue to pray for our pastors. Pastor Jo Ann Browning will preach the opening of the Potomac District Fall Conclave at Greater Mt. Nebo A.M.E. Church Wed., Sept. 12th at 7 p.m.

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

NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: The next New Members’ class is Sat., Sept. 15th at 10 a.m. and will focus on church history.

MEN’S SEASON: The Men’s Season 2018 Planning Committee meeting will be held on Tues., Sept. 11th at 7 p.m. All brothers are welcome to out and join as we plan a blessed 2018 Men’s Season & Conference!

YOUNG ADULTS MINISTRY: Young Adults, don’t meet us, beat us to Young Adult Bible Study on Thurs., Sept. 13th at 7:30 p.m. This week we’ll discuss planning on purpose and working your plan! Don’t miss this time of the Word and fellowship with other young adults!

SHINING STARS: Shining Stars Before and Aftercare is currently accepting enrollment applications for the 2018-2019 school year. Childcare services are weekdays from 6-9 a.m. and 2-6 p.m. Volunteers are needed. Please call the Admin. Office for more info.

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

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 Thurs., Sept. 20th at 7 p.m. and receive your blessing. The Pre-Marital Institute will be held on Saturdays for 8 weeks from 9a.m.-11a.m. beginning Sat., Sept 29th.  Cost is $75. Register in the Admin. Office.

LITURGICAL DANCE: IT’S LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRY OPEN SEASON!  Now through Sept., 28th 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. For more information, go to www.eldm7707.com.

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. A car show, vendors, games, line dancing, Children’s Pavilion and petting farm, Jewels Lounge and much, much more!  This event has something for the entire family! Volunteers are also needed. This event is FREE but registration is required. Register via EventBrite by Sept. 17th.

PARENT RESOURCE MEGA FAIR:  Ebenezer will host a Parent Resource MEGA Fair Sat., Oct. 6th at 10 a.m. This event is for families of children (ages 3 to college) within our church and the broader community. This is an opportunity to get resources that will benefit your children’s academic, social and emotional growth to ensure a more successful school year.

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