Weekly Announcements 10.28.18

November 5, 2018 -

MEN’S SEASON: It’s Men’s Season 2018! This Thurs., Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. is the Transforming Our Social, Political and Justice Landscape Discussion with author, professor, political activist and Hip-Hop scholar Dr. Michael Eric Dyson! Dr. Dyson will discuss his new book and much more. This event is open to the entire church and community.

 

Brothers, mark your calendars now for the 2018 Men’s “Transformers” Conference Thurs., Nov 8-Sat., Nov. 10. Registration is $50 for the entire weekend.

 

The next Men’s Season 2018 Planning Committee meeting is Tues., Oct. 30 at 7p.m. All brothers are welcome to join as we continue to host a blessed 2018 Men’s Season & Conference!

 

PREACHING ENGAGEMENT: Continue to pray for our Pastors. Pastor Grainger will preach at St. Paul AME in Cambridge, MA on Weds., Oct. 31.

 

COLLEGE FAMILY MINISTRY (CFAM): Calling all youth to the College Family Ministry (CFAM) Sat., Nov. 3 for Ebenezer Day at Howard University. Have fun at the campus tour seeing the main attractions, including dorm visits, lunch in the cafe & much more! It’s a DIFFERENT WORLD in real color! Learn more and sign up TODAY at the CFAM table in the Narthex.

 

SHINING STARS & TUTORIAL MINISTRY: Volunteers are needed to assist with the needs of our children in our communities. Help with academics, building self-esteem, and support through our Shining Stars and Tutorial Ministry. Contact the church Admin. Office for more info.

 

NEW MEMBERS: The next New Members’ class will be held Sat., Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. and will focus on Faith and Salvation,

 

LAY ORGANIZATION: Early voting in the State of MD runs until Nov. 1. Early voting locations are open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Election day is Tues., Nov. 6 and polls are open 7 a.m.-8p.m.

 

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Here’s today’s Breast Cancer fact. Men can get breast cancer also. Since men have breast tissue, they can get breast cancer, but it’s rare. About 1 percent of all breast cancer cases in the U.S. occur in men which is more than 2,000 new cases expected each year.

 

SOCIAL CONSCIOUS MINISTRY. October is also Domestic Violence Awareness month. Here are the facts: #1) Domestic Violence is the least-publicized crime in the U.S. #2) Incidents of domestic violence involve men, women, children and seniors. #3) Over 12 million women and men in the U.S. experience physical violence by an intimate partner every year and 10 million children are exposed to domestic violence every year. Let’s help raise the awareness of domestic violence. Pick up resources after service.

 

35th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT: It’s Homecoming Part II…this is the week! The 35th Pastoral Anniversary continues with a Holy Ghost-filled concert with none other than Fred Hammond, Erica Campbell and Brian Courtney Wilson! All of these gospel greats will be here this Fri., Nov. 2 at 7 PM. Get a group of 5 people together and join the party for a special ticket price of $25 per ticket! Children under 20 are only $20. Regular tickets are $35. Come together as a family and celebrate our Pastors! Purchase your tickets today in the Narthex and online through Eventbrite.com!

 

35TH SPONSORS: Thank you to our 35th Pastoral Anniversary sponsors. May God continue to bless you richly. Sponsors include: Industrial Bank, Pro-Tran Transportation; Forever Green Landscaping; Quest 2 Consulting; Enlightened, Inc.; Law Office of Laureen J. Mullins; Law Office of Angelia Rowe Garner; and Griff Enterprise.

 

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