Weekly Announcements 6.10.18

June 11, 2018 -

SCHOLARSHIP SUNDAY: It’s Scholarship Sunday! Congratulations to all 2018 High School & College Graduates, and to All College Students for Making it Through a Successful School Year! We are honoring the scholarship recipients at the 10:45a.m. Worship Service. The guest speaker is Rev. Bernard Richardson, Ph. D., Dean of the Howard University Chapel.

COLLEGE FAMILY MINISTRY (CFAM):  If you are a new or returning college student, we need you to please provide and update your information with the College Family Ministry, CFAM. Please meet them at the CFAM booth in the Narthex.

EBENEZER YOUTH LIVING 4 CHRIST (EYL4C): Attention ALL Youth join EYL4C Sat., June 23rd at 4p.m. at EBI as we celebrate the end of another school year for our students with the End of the Year Block Party. FREE Games, Rides, Activities and Food for ALL!!!

BLESSING AND LOVE MARRIAGE MINISTRY (B.A.L.M.):  SAVE THE DATE! All Married, Engaged and Dating Couples are invited to the BALM It’s A Love Thing “Summer White Diamonds

Affair”  Fri., July 27th at 7 p.m. at the Camelot by Martin’s in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. This is something you can’t miss. Enjoy the fellowship, great food, dancing, and spending time with your perfect someone. Cost is $125 per couple.  Invite your friends, family and neighbors!

GOLF SUMMER LEAGUE:  Join us for the 2018 Ebenezer AME Summer Golf League Thurs., June 14th starting between 4p.m. & 5:30p.m.  Play every Thurs. for the TEN weeks!  For more info. leave a  message for Bro. Robert Lee, or Bro. Jack Rogers in the church office.

YOUNG ADULTS MINISTRY:  Young Adults, don’t meet us, beat us to Young Adult Bible Study on Thurs., June 14 at 7:30p.m.  Don’t miss this time of the Word and Fellowship with other young adults!

YOUNG ADULT SUMMIT: Calling Young Adults! Mark your calendars now! The Young Adult Ministry will host a one-day Summit Sat., July 28th to address spiritual growth, destiny, career, relationships and more!

NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: New Members’ class will be held Sat., June 16th at 10:00 a.m., and will focus on Church History.

POETRY MINISTRY: The Poetry ministry will host “Woke”, the 2018 Juneteenth Celebration, Fri., June 15th at 6 p.m.  Please join them for poetry, vocals, African drumming and open mic. Featured speaker will be noted author and historian Dr. C. R. Gibbs and featured psalmist will be Ebenezer’s own Sis. Christine Jenkins. We are currently recruiting new members, so if you love poetry, come out to celebrate and learn more about this ministry.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: 2018 Vacation Bible School will be June 25-29, 2018 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. Vacation Bible School volunteer training will be held Sat. June 9th at 8 a.m. at the Original Church. For additional information, call the Admin. Office.

MOBILE HOMELESS VAN MINISTRY: The Mobile Homeless Van Ministry is collecting new – not used – undergarments, i.e., t-shirts, men’s underwear; flip flops, shower shoes, and travel-size toiletries for the SUMMER PERSONAL COLLECTION DRIVE. Please drop the items off in the boxes marked MHVM (located near the Security Desk) beginning June 4th.  If you have any questions, please call the church office.

BASKETBALL MINISTRY: We are currently recruiting players for the Basketball Ministry summer program. Boys and girls from age groups 7-18 are welcome. Volunteer coaches and administrators are also needed. Please call the church or see them after service in the Narthex.

AFRICAN/AFRICAN AMERICAN LIBERATION MINISTRY (AAALM): Save-The-Date for The Heritage Weekend themed, “The Parallel” on Sat., July 14th from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Registration will be open June 8th -July 2nd on the church’s website at ebenezerame.org. African/African-American Liberation Day will be held Sun., July 15th.

35th PASTORAL ANNIVERSARY Our Pastors’ 35th anniversary year continues! As part of this celebration, we are asking the Ebenezer Church Family to post Ebenezer throwback pictures from 1983 to current on social media from June 11-16.  Let’s make this a fun and memorable week as we walk down memory lane.

Don’t miss the Ebenezer AME Family Reunion Weekend June 23-24. Sat., June 23rd will include a Family Reunion Fellowship here at Ebenezer, including games, a historical tribute, video showing of old services, and more! Then on Sun., June 24th, we will have special worship services with guest preachers at 7:45, Rev. Harold Hayes and Rev. Tony Lee at 10:45. Then at 5p.m. the Ebenezer Choir Reunion Concert with former choir members AND directors! Tell everyone you know, it’s time to come back home to Ebenezer AME for our Family Reunion.

We are seeking all former choir members to join the Reunion Choir. If you’ve ever been in any choir, Kings Men, Rejoice/Young Adult, Bible Study Choir, you name it, please join us as we celebrate the years through song. We are also seeking all former Liturgical Dance members to join Family Reunion Weekend! Sign-up in the Narthex today or online at ebenezerame.org.

Don’t forget you can continue to give your 35th love offering to Pastors anytime throughout the year. A designated basket is available each Sunday. We are grateful for God’s grace to thrive at 35!

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