Weekly Announcements 2.9.14

February 10, 2014 -

WELCOME BISHOP & EPISCOPAL SUPERVISOR: We welcome Presiding Prelate of the Second Episcopal District, Bishop William DeVeaux and Episcopal Supervisor, Dr. Pam DeVeaux to our Sunday morning worship service as we celebrate the founders of the Church, Richard Allen and Mother Sarah Allen. We are honored you are worshipping with us today.

CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations and love to our own, Bro. Melvin Clay, Pro-tem of Ebenezer’s Steward Board. Bro. Clay will receive the Second Episcopal District Living Legend Award from Bishop and Dr. DeVeaux at the Founder’s Day celebration at Reid Temple Church Thursday, Feb. 20th at 7 pm.  This award is given to persons who have demonstrated distinguished service to the AME Church through the years.

NEW MEMBERS CLASS: Then next New Members’ class will be held this Sat., Feb. 15th at 10:00 a.m.-noon. and will focus on Church History.

PRE-MARITAL INSTITUTE: Considering marriage, engaged or already planning your wedding? Come out for the Bone of My Bone Pre-Marital Seminar taught by Pastor Jo Ann Browning Tues., Feb. 25th 7 pm. All engaged comes are invited. For additional info, call Rev. Tia Farmer at 301-265-8270.

PRE-MARITAL INSTITUTE – WINTER SESSION: Couples planning weddings for 2014 are encouraged to invest in their relationship with pre-marital counseling. Bone of My Bones Pre-marital Institute is held on Saturdays for 8 weeks from 9-11 a.m. The first class begins Sat., March 1. Cost is $75. Register in the Administrative Office.

BAPTISM: The next baptism instruction class for Pouring and Sprinkling candidates will be held Thurs. Mar. 6that 7 p.m.

MEN’S LOCKER ROOM: Brothers, come out to “The Huddle,” Men’s Bible Study every Thursday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at EBI. This month’s theme is “Iron Men: Brothers Focused & Sharp on the Things of God” based on Proverbs 27:17.

POETRY MINISTRY & JEWELS MINISTRY: The Poetry and The Jewels Ministries are co-sponsoring a trip to Arena Stage to see the 2 p.m. matinee performance of “The Tallest Tree in the Forest” (The Paul Robeson story featuring Daniel Beaty) this Sat., Feb. 15. The discounted Ebenezer rate for tickets is $50 and they are available for purchase in the Narthex. Bus transportation from Ebenezer to and from Arena Stage can also be purchased for $5. Email at poetry@ebenezerame.org or jewels@ebenezerame.org for more info.

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