Weekly Announcements 10.15.17
MEN’S SEASON 2017: It’s Men’s Season 2017! Men’s Season Revival is this Weds., Oct 18 at 7 p.m. and is open to the entire church family. Then, everyone is invited to come out Thurs., Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. for a special Community Policing Forum. The theme is “Live to See Another Day!” There will be an open dialogue with members of the legal and law enforcement community.
Participate in the 4th Annual Men’s Season Tailgate Cook-off Competition Sat., Nov. 4 at 12 p.m. Brothers are encouraged to show your culinary skills. Buy your tasting tickets in the Narthex for only $10 per person.
Lastly, registration is now open for the 2017 Men’s Conference to be held Thurs., Nov. 2-Sat., Nov 4. Cost is $50. Register in the Narthex after worship service and on the church’s website.
PASTOR JO ANN BROWNING: Pastor Jo Ann will be officially installed as a member of the Board of Governors at Wesley Theological Seminary on Tues., Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. To God be the Glory!
BAPTISM: The next baptism instruction class for immersion candidates will be tomorrow, Mon., Oct. 16 at 7 p.m.
NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The next new members’ class is Sat., Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. and will focus on church history.
EBENEZER MINISTRY TO THE INCARCERATED (EMI): We are now able to expand the training and certification of individuals who wish to minister to those incarnated at the Upper Marlboro jail as part of Ebenezer’s Ministry to the Incarcerated. Due to popular demand, a second meeting will be held Mon., Oct. 16 at 8 p.m.
CALL TO MINISTRY INSTITUTE: The Call to Ministry Institute will be Tues., Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. with Pastor Jo Ann Browning. If you feel you have a calling on your life, don’t miss this meeting.
Manhood Rites of Passages Ministry (MROP): Manhood Rites of Passage is now accepting applications for the upcoming mentoring season. If you are the parent, grandparent, neighbor or teacher of a young man between the ages of 12-17, sign them up for this life-changing mentoring and leadership training. The Parent Orientation session is Tues., Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. The MROP ministry also seeks men to serve as mentors.
POETRY MINISTRY: Celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month with Ebenezer’s Poetry Ministry Fri., Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. Participants include the Anointed P.E.N.S., featured poet, Dee Scribes, The Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers, Youth Dancers and much more. They are also recruiting new members!
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS FORUM: Join the Social Conscious Ministry for a Domestic Violence Panel Discussion on Sat., Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. Panellists include Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks and others. Hear about community resources and how we can be a part of the solution.
ALICE MARIE CHAPMAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY: On Sun., Oct. 29, the Alice Marie Chapman Missionary Society is hosting a Bread for the World letter writing campaign asking Congressional representatives to prioritize and protect programs vital to hungry people worldwide. Visit the Missionaries table in the Narthex today to sign-up to assist.
SOCIAL MEDIA MINISTRY: Are you social media savvy and interested in using social media to share more about our church activities? Don’t miss an important meet-up Mon., Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m.
PRAISE IN “PINK” SUNDAY: The Health Ministry and Sisters Helping Sisters Ministry, encourage all members to join them in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing your breast cancer pin and/or any form of pink next Sun., Oct. 22 for Praise in Pink Sunday. The goal is to bring awareness and eventually eradicate this disease.
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Here is this week’s Breast Cancer Awareness Fact #2: Breast cancer is the 2nd most common cause of cancer death among black women, surpassed only by lung cancer. An estimated 6,310 deaths from breast cancer are expected to occur among African American women in 2017. The death rates are 42% higher in black women compared to white women. We declare healing! Early detection can help! Stop by the table (dressed in pink) after service for information for men and women.