Weekly Announcements 6.16.19

June 16, 2019 -

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY: Happy Father’s Day to Pastor Grainger Browning, Jr. and to all the fathers, grandfathers, great grandfathers, and father figures! We love you and thank God for you and the important and powerful role you play in the lives of our children. Have a blessed day!

SCHOLARSHIP/GRADUATION SUNDAY: Please join us as we honor our scholarship recipients at the 10:45 a.m. Worship Service Sun., June 23rd.

Also, all graduates are invited to attend this special service as we celebrate ALL students. Don’t forget to come dressed in your school apparel and/or your Greek Paraphernalia. Then, immediately following service, we will have our End of School Year Block Party with food, games, rides, music and more.

PASTORS’ SCHEDULES: We pray traveling mercies for Pastor Jo Ann who will travel to New Jersey for Rev. Dr. Jessica Ingram’s Ultimate Celebration of Women on June 20-21 and then to San Antonio, TX for the Investiture Celebration of Bishop-Designate Julia McMillan on June 28th.

Pray for Pastor Grainger Browning who will preach the Investiture Worship Service for Bishop Harry Seawright, Presiding Prelate of the 9th Episcopal District as he becomes the president of the National Council of Bishops on Tues., June 25th at 7 p.m. at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in Birmingham, AL.

NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The next new members’ class will be Sat., June 22nd at 10 a.m. The focus will be on stewardship.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: The 2019 Vacation Bible School Week begins TOMORROW, June 17-21.

POETRY MINISTRY JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION: Celebrate with the Poetry Ministry during Bible Study this Wed., June 19th at 7 p.m.  Rev. Chandra Marriott, ministry advisor to the Poetry Ministry will lead the Bible Study. There will be Juneteenth poetry, history, music and African dancers and drummers to connect us with our roots. WEAR YOUR ETHNIC ATTIRE for this celebration. For more info. or to join the Poetry Ministry, email poetry@ebenezerame.org.

COLLEGE FAMILY MINISTRY: Want to join a ministry where you’ll be able to make a huge impact on someone’s life?  The College Family Ministry might be a great fit for you. Join them Tues., June 25th at 7 p.m. to learn more about how you can be a part of what God is doing in and through CFAM!

GOLF MINISTRYThe Golf Ministry is conducting registration for the Summer Golf League which will be played at Henson Creek Golf Course, starting Thurs., June 20th. The Golf League plays every Thurs. at 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Registration cost is $140.

BLESSING & LOVE MARRIAGE MINISTRY (B.A.L.M.): Join the Blessing and Love Marriage Ministry (BALM) Fri., July 12th at 7 p.m. for the 10th Annual Summer Breeze White Affair at the Carlyle Club in Alexandria, VA. Cost is $150 per couple. There will be great food, dancing entertainment and fun. Sign up in the Narthex today!

AFRICAN/AFRICAN-AMERICAN LIBERATION (AAALM): July 13th is the African and African-American Liberation Heritage Weekend with Dr. Gina Paige, a world leader in the field of DNA work. Through her work, more than 500,000 people have been reconnected with the roots of their family tree. The DNA test is $269.  For more info, stop by their table after service today.

GO GET OUR DAUGHTERS: Join the Go Get Our Daughters Ministry for young women ages 10-18 Sat., June 29th from 8:30 am -4:30 pm for a “Fun Day” at Fun Land of Fredericksburg. Activities at Fun Land include go-karts, laser tag, rock wall climbing, and more. Cost is only $20 and includes transportation, lunch and admission. Register in the Narthex after service.

GOSPEL FEAST: Save the date! This year’s Gospel Feast will be Sun., July 28th with Bishop Larry Trotter & Sweet Holy Spirit. Tell everyone you know and be here!

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