Weekly Announcements 8.20.17

August 21, 2017 -

AUG. PREACHING SERIES: We pray our pastors are having a restful vacation. Today our guest preachers are Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd at 7:45 a.m. and Bishop Carolyn Showell at 10:45 a.m. Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant will preach both services next Sun., Aug. 27th.

NEW MEMBERS CLASS: The next New Member’s class is Sat., Aug. 26th at 10 a.m. The focus will be on stewardship.

YOUNG ADULT MEET-UP: Jesus is our victory and through Him, in Him and with Him we are victorious. Young Adults, it’s time to rise up, shine and win in every area of our lives! ALL young adults (that’s those between 18-40 or the young at heart), come out for the Young Adult Ministry meet-up Sunday, August 27th after 10:45 service on the third floor. Meet with Rev. Trisch and connect with each other as we enter a new season.

LITURGICAL DANCE MINISTRYLiturgical Dance Open Season continues until Sept. 10th.  if you want to get a feel for the dance ministry before joining, drop in and take a classes. See the bulletin or check the website for session days and times. Call 301-265-8269 or email liturgicaldance@ebenezerame.org

CREATIVE GIFTS CLASSES: As a continuation from the CREATIVE GIFTS SEMINAR & CELEBRATION held in March, the Creative Gifts classes will begin in early September. Develop your creative gifts in drama, drama, art for children and adults, instrument playing writing, singing, directing, video production and technology. Cost is based on number of classes. Sign-up in the Narthex after service.

YOUTH MINISTRY: The Youth Ministry back to school activities continues! This Thurs., Aug. 24th, the youth will go hiking at Great Falls National Park in Great Falls, VA. This event is free, but registration is required. On Thurs., Aug. 31st, they are headed to Hershey Park in Hershey, PA. The cost is $60 per person. Then Sat., Sept. 2nd, come to the Back to School Prayer Breakfast and Backpack Giveaway. This event is free, but registration is required. Register after service in the Narthex.

BACK TO SCHOOL SUPPLY DONATIONS: We are continuing our Back to School Supply Drive to ensure our students start the school year off with everything they need! Please support by donating school supplies.

Shining Stars Before and After School Program: The Shining Stars Before and After School Program has several openings serving children ages 5 -15. The program is open from 6 a.m.-9 a.m.  and 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Certified Teachers offer daily Bible Study, homework help, physical Activities, African American history, and educational trips. Call 301-248-9675.

GOSPEL FEAST 2017: It’s less than a month away! Gospel Feast 2017 is Sun., Sept. 17th at both services featuring the new CD release of Ricky Dillard and New G!

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