Weekly Announcements 10.29.17

October 27, 2017 -

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT SUNDAY: It’s the Homecoming Edition of Young Adult and Youth Sunday! Thanks to all who wore their school, alma mater or fraternity/sorority paraphernalia.

MEN’S SEASON 2017: It’s Men’s Season 2017! Come out to participate in the 4th Annual Men’s Season Tailgate Cook-off Competition Sat., Nov. 4th at 12 p.m. Brothers are encouraged to show your culinary skills. Don’t forget to purchase your Tasting Ticket to taste and vote for your 1st, 2nd & 3rd favorite food. Judging begins at 1 p.m. Tasting Tickets can be purchased in the Narthex for only $10 per person.

Lastly, registration is now open for the 2017 Men’s Conference to be held Thurs., Nov. 9th – Sat., Nov 10th. Cost is $50. Register in the Narthex after worship service and online on the church’s website.

JESUS SAVES T-SHIRTS: In case you missed purchasing the new “Jesus Saves” Shirts at Family Day you can purchase one today after service in the Narthex. New colors are available, and sizes are limited. Shirts are $15.

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY: Don’t forget to join the weekly prayer call Wednesdays at 7 a.m. for a mid-week refuel, refresh and refocus. Let’s bombard Heaven…call 515-604-9976 and press 798506

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. 30th at 7:30 p.m.

LEADERSHIP PROPOSAL WORKSHOP: Save the date…Ministry leaders, please plan to attend a leadership proposal workshop Mon., Nov. 6th at 7 p.m.

COMFORT MINISTRY:   It’s time for our Annual In-Service Training for new, existing, and potential members. If you who have a desire to pray for the sick, visit persons in hospitals, and provide comfort to those who are hurting, but need the necessary skills to help with that desire, come out on Sat., Nov. 4th, at 9a.m. to the Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex in Fort Washington, MD. Learn effective methods of servicing others.  God wants his servants to be equipped for every good work.

MANHOOD RITES OF PASSAGES MINISTRY (MROP): We are now accepting applications for our upcoming mentoring season. If you are the parent, grandparent, neighbor, teacher, friend of a young man between the ages of 12-17, sign them up for this life changing mentoring, and leadership training. Our next Parent Orientation session is Tues., Nov. 14th, at 7p.m.   Don’t let your young man miss this opportunity to develop purpose and excellence. The MROP ministry also seeks men with testimonies to share and lead young men as mentors. Bless young men by showing them a more purpose-filled path to manhood. Contact the MROP ministry now at 301-248-8833.

ALICE MARIE CHAPMAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY: Today, 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.

DONATIONS: The Potter’s House, WRRC, and Men’s Season are collecting new towels/wash cloths and “Anytime Bags” for our homeless brothers and sisters for Prince George’s County Veterans Stand Down and Homeless Resource Day Nov. 4th. Collection boxes are located in the Narthex, Admin. Area and the 2nd Floor entrance through Oct 31st. Items can also be dropped off at the WRRC between 5 pm-7 pm.  Anytime bag items include tuna kit, bottled water, fruit cup and snack.

ARENA STAGE: It’s an evening of Nina Simone… “Four Women” by Christina Ham Directed by Timothy Douglas. Join us for the Ebenezer AME Church trip to Arena Stage Sat., Dec. 16th at 2 p.m. Tickets are $60 each.  Contact Bro. Kenneth Brown in the church office.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Its Breast Cancer Awareness Month…Breast Cancer Awareness Fact #4:  Although rare men can also be diagnosed with breast cancer.  In the U.S., about 1 percent, or 1 in 1,000, of all breast cancer cases occur in men.  In 2017, it is estimated that among men in the U.S., there will be 2,470 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 460 breast cancer deaths.

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