Weekly Announcements 8.12.18
SUMMER SUNDAY EXPLOSION: August is on fire here at Ebenezer AME! While our Pastors are on a much-needed vacation, we will hear from three anointed guest preachers. Today, we welcome Minister Yolanda Adams. Next Sunday, August 19 is Elder Byron Cage and Sun., Aug. 26 we will receive a Word from Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant. It’s our Summer Sunday Explosion in the Word. Don’t miss it!
35th ANNIVERSARY GOSPEL CONCERT: The 35th Pastoral Celebration continues! On Fri., Sept. 14th, we will celebrate our pastors with some of gospel music’s greats, including Brian Courtney Wilson, Erica Campbell and Fred Hammond. Ebenezer Get your tickets early general tickets are $35 with a limited number of VIP seats available at $50 on sale NOW. Let the Holy Ghost party continue as we celebrate Pastor Grainger and Co-Pastor Jo Ann Browning! Stop by our table in the Narthex after service or go to Eventbrite.com, get your tickets early!
35TH ANNIVERSARY SPONSORS: Calling all businesses and individual members. We are seeking sponsors for the remaining 35th ANNIVERSARY activities. We have a special sponsor package that will include VIP PASSES for the September 14th concert and more. If you want to support the 35th Pastoral Anniversary, pick up an info packet from the Church Admin. Office or from the Concert Ticket Sales Table after service.
FAMILY/COMMUNITY DAY, AUTO SHOW & MINISTRY FAIR: Save the Date for the Ebenezer AME Annual Family & Community Day Sat., Sept. 22nd at Regency Baseball Stadium in Waldorf, MD. Volunteers are needed. Please sign-up online at http://ebenezerfamday2018volunteers.eventbrite.com.
BAPTISM: The next baptism instruction class for immersion candidates is Tues., Sept 4th at 7 p.m.
NEW MEMBERS’ CLASS: The next New Members’ class will be held Sat., August 18th at 10 a.m. and will focus on Church History.
JEWELS MINISTRY: Come out and support the Jewels Mega Flea Market Sat., Sept.15th, at 8 a.m. Vendor spaces are available for $25. If interested sign up in the Narthex after service, email the firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Jewels Hotline at 301-265-8313.
PRE-MARITAL INSTITUTE (PMI): Considering engagement, engaged or already planning your wedding? Come out for a Bone of My Bone Pre-Marital Seminar taught by Pastor Jo Ann Browning Thurs., Sept. 20th at 7 p.m.
Couples planning weddings for 2018 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 a.m-11 a.m. The first class begins Sat., Sept 15th. Cost is $75. Register in the Admin. Office.
BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY DONATIONS: For the month of August, we will be collecting school supplies for our students to ensure they start the school year off with everything they need. Please support and drop off your donation of school supplies in the designated boxes at the church.
35TH ANNIVERSARY LOVE OFFERING: Please continue to give your 35th Anniversary love offering to our pastors anytime throughout this year. We pray each member will give a $350 love offering as we praise God for our pastors. A designated basket is available every Sunday for your offering.
GIVING: August is vacation time for many. You can still give your tithes and offerings anywhere and at any time. Simplify your giving by clicking on “Online Giving” at ebenezerame.org to give via credit card, checking account or PayPal. You can also download the Givelify app on your smartphone and click on Ebenezer AME Church.