Weekly Announcements – Wk of 11.17.13

November 20, 2013 -

NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: The next New Members’ class is Sat., Nov. 23rd from 10 a.m. – noon and will focus on Stewardship.


YOUTH MINISTRY: Attention youth, be there this Fri., Nov. 22nd for “Mindful Behavior” Bible Study Boot Camp as they take a field trip to a commercial kitchen and welcome Chef Warren Wells who will teach how to prepare healthy meals. Spaces are limited. Register today in the Narthex.


Also, register today for the Lil’ Kids Lock-In Fri., Dec. 6. The lock-in is open to all youth in grades K-6 and the cost is $10. Stop by the Youth Ministry booth in the Narthex.


WOMANHOOD RITES OF PASSAGE (WROP): The Womanhood Rites of Passage is still recruiting new mentees for the 2014 season. Parents and guardians, register your young woman for this life-changing experience. The deadline is Dec. 7th. The WROP 2014 season starts Jan. 10, 2014. For more information, call 301-265-8253 or email WomanhoodROP@ebenezerame.org.         


MISSIONARY SOCIETY: The Alice Marie Chapman Missionary Society is conducting its annual Membership Drive. If you have a heart to serve, you are needed. Visit the Missionaries in the Narthex or email at missionarysociety@ebenezerame.org.


COMBINED USHER BOARD:The Combined Usher Board will host its 30th Anniversary Gala Sat., Dec. 14, from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Camelot by Martins. Join the ushers in cherishing the past and embracing the future. Email at usherboard@ebenezerame.org.


CHANCEL CHOIR:  The Chancel Choir will have a special acknowledgement of the choir’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Sun., Dec. 15 at the 7:45 am service.


Then, the celebration will conclude Fri., Dec. 20 with an Anniversary Banquet and Christmas celebration at Martin’s Camelot from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. The banquet will feature Stellar Award and BET Sunday Best Winner Y’Anna Crawley, gospel saxophonist James Cheeks, and host for the evening, comedian Sean Sarvis. All former Chancel Choir members are invited to attend both events. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased from any Chancel Choir member or via email at chancelchoir@ebenezerame.org.


ADULT CHOIR:Project 300 is still underway! The Adult Choir is seeking at least 100 more persons to join them to reach 300+ members. Choir rehearsals are Mondays at 7 p.m. Call the church office or email adultchoir@ebenezerame.orgfor more info. Also, mark your calendars for the Adult Choir’s 28th Anniversary celebration Jan. 12, 2014!


CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to Co-Pastor Jo Ann Browning on being awarded the 2013 Achievement Week Religious Leader of the Year Award for Gamma Pi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. The award acknowledges the outstanding work of community leaders in Prince Georges County. Pastor Jo Ann will be recognized at their National Achievement Week/40th Anniversary Program Sat., Nov. 23rd at 7 p.m. at the Prince George’s Ballroom in Landover, Maryland.


CLOSING: Thanks for your attention and have a blessed week.

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