Weekly Announcements 11.25.18

November 25, 2018 -

SEASON OF GIVING: It’s the season of giving and the community needs YOU! Help us provide food for our neighbors, Christmas gifts for children and clothing for the homeless, during this holiday season. Your support is critical, but it’s simple to participate—use your giving envelopes, or go to Ebenezerame.org and click on “online giving” or use Givelify and note season of giving! Let’s continue to be the family church serving the family of God.

ANGEL TREE: It’s that time of year when you can be a blessing to children of incarcerated parents by participating in our Annual Angel Tree Project.  Please stop by the table in the Narthex or Admin. Area to select your angel with the toy to purchase.

PREACHING ENGAGEMENT: Please keep our Pastors in prayer during their travels as they continue to spread the word of God. Pastor Grainger Browning, Jr. will be speaking at the District 8 – County Councilman Obie Patterson’s Prayer Breakfast at the Harbor Side Hotel, in Oxon Hill MD. on Sat., Dec. 2nd at 9 a.m.

3rd QUARTERLY CONFERENCEThe Quarterly Conference for the Potomac District with Presiding Elder Braxton will be Mon., Dec. 10th at 7:30p.m.   All ministry heads are asked to come out with your reports.

2019 MINISTRY PROPOSALS:  All ministries are asked to complete and submit your 2019 ministry budgets and proposals by Nov. 30th. Please send your Budget/Proposal to proposals@ebenezerame.org.

BASKETBALL MINISTRY: First practice for basketball season will be Fri., Dec. 7th.  Interested boys and girls in age groups 5-15 are asked to sign up after service today at the Basketball Ministry table.

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY:  Spread the Word and join us! The next Young Adult Bible Study will be this Thurs., Nov. 29th at 7 p.m. in the Main Church.

NEW MEMBERS: The New Members’ class held Sat., Dec., 1st at 10 a.m. and will focus on Faith & Salvation.

COMFORT MINISTRY: Those who may have suffered the loss of a loved one or just needs God’s love and peace during this time of the year, join the Comfort Ministry’s Annual Holiday Grief Workshop entitled: “Melodies of Life, Love and Loss” Tues., Nov 27th at 7 p.m. here at the church. Come and be blessed by our guest facilitator, Rev. Shelia Holmes of Hartland Hospice. This event is open to the entire church.

COMBINED USHER BOARD: Join the Combined Usher Board for the 35th Anniversary & Christmas Fellowship Celebration Sat, Dec. 8th from 1 PM-5 PM at the Camelot in Upper Marlboro, MD. Cost is only $65 per person over 12 & $32.50 for children under 12.

JEWELS MINISTRY :  Come celebrate Christmas with the Jewels on Thurs., Dec. 20th, at The Camelot by Martin’s from 11:30a.m. -  3:30p.m..   Cost $45.00 per person.  Sign up before December 6th.  You can stop by the Jewels table after service today, email jewels@ebenezerame.org, or call 301-265-8313..

TITHING ENVELOPES: To receive accurate contribution statements please use your member envelopes or clearly write out your name, address, envelope number, and your contribution amount on the visitor envelopes.  Also, if you have moved, please fill out your new address on the back of the bulletin and drop it in the offering basket.

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