Sunday, April 28, 2013



Sunday, April 28, 2013
By HIS Stripes
They Are Healed—Isaiah 53:5
For the Week of April 28, 2013
Earnestine White
Charles Brown
Donald Bridgett
Tina Myrick
Edna Jones
Sam Brown
William Turner
Annette Copeland
Richard Williamson
Anthony E. Brooks
Kathy Dean
Natalie Bussey
Gloria Jackson
James Johnson
Stuart Broome
Gwen L. Morris
Zulla Toney
Tanya Wright
Phillip Green
Annie Turner
Shelia Bruce
Darrell Haraway
Morris Harley
Faye Dent
Alice McPherson
Lucy Coleman
Jane Driver
Linda Rivers
Judy Cooper
Lawrence Haynes
Jesse Copeland
Sylvia French
Wilmarie McKoy
Barbara Ashe
Madeline D. Pickett
Barbara Bafford
Bettie Williams, Bradford Oaks Nursing & Rehab Ctr., MD
Gracie Ruffin, Manor Care Rehab. Ctr., VA
Edward Miller, Woodmore House Asst. Living, MD
Essie Lynch, Ft. Wash. Health & Rehab Ctr., MD
Constance Harris, Manor Care Rehab Ctr., VA
Solomon Toney, Lake Point Sr. Care & Rehab Ctr., MI
Veronica Young, Ft. Wash. Health & Rehab Ctr., MD
Albertha Smith, Bradford Oaks Nursing Home, MD
Kanika Wilson, Integrated Health Svc, VA
Maureen Gramby, Heartland Health Care Ctr., MD
Rosa Williams, Armed Forces Retirement Home, DC
Odie Williams, Hillhaven Asst. Living, MD
Carol Rose, Ft. Wash. Health & Rehab Ctr. MD
Linda Dixon, George Washington University Hosp.,DC
Sis. Joyce Alexander
Sis. Mary Edmonds
Bro. Paleamon James
Bro. Larry Eugene Morton
Sis. Sharon Payne
Sunday, April 28, 2013
7:45 am Worship Service &
Children’s Sunday School
9:00 am Adult Sunday School
10:00 am Before & After School
Program Open House
11:15 am Worship Service
2:00 p.m.Baptism Immersion
Monday, April 29, 2013
9am-5pm Church Closed
6:00 pm Tutorial Ministry
7:00 pm Adult Choir
7:00 pm King’s Men Choir
7:00 pm Liturgical Dance Ministry
7:00 pm Youth Mass Choir
8:00 pm Rejoice Choir
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
4:00 pm Before and After School
6:00 pm Tutorial Ministry
7:00 pm Chancel Choir Rehearsal
7:00 pm Judah Gathering
7:00 pm Liturgical Dance Ministry
7:00 pm Praise Team
7:00 pm STOMP
7:30 pm Employment Ministry
Wednesday,May 1, 2013
12:00 pm Jewels Bible Study
7:00 pm Beyond the Walls
7:30 pm Bible Study
Thursday, May 2, 2013
7:00 pm Women’s Season Young
Adult Activity Night
7:00 pm STOMP
7:00 pm Liturgical Dance Ministry
7:00 pm Stewardship & Finance
7:30 pm Young Adult Bible Study
7:30 pm Men’s Bible Study
7:30 pm Employment Ministry
Friday, May 3, 2013
6:30 pm Beyond the Walls Ministry
6:30 pm WROP Crossover Practice
7:00 pm Mime Ministry
7:00 pm Liturgical Dance Ministry
Saturday, May 4, 2013
8:00 am Youth Liturgical Dance Min.
8:30 am Men Intercessory Prayer
8:00 am MROP/WROP Crossover
9:30 am Children’s Choir Rehearsal
10:00 am EAME Vision Academy Mtg.
10:00 am New Members Class
10:00 am Orchestra Rehearsal
10:30 am Girl Scouts Troop 1425
1:00 pm Communion Set up
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Sunday, April 28, 2013
2013 SCHOLARSHIPS: The following
scholarship applications are available in the
Admin Office for 2013 high school graduates
and returning college students planning to
further their education in the fall of 2013:
The Lay Organization’s ([email protected]
and Davis/McKinney scholarships; the
Washington Conference Lay Organization
Bernice Mungen Technical scholarship; the
Harry L. Jackson Memorial scholarship,
sponsored by the King’s Men Choir, for
African-American males between the ages
of 16-24; and the Benjamin T. Tanner,
Benjamin T. Tanner Returning College
Student; Bishop Richard Allen and Isaac
Gourdine scholarships sponsored by the
Ebenezer Scholarship Ministry. For info
regarding Scholarship Ministry sponsored
scholarships,email:[email protected] or call 301-248-8833
ACTIVITY - MAY 2, 2013: Sisters, don’t forget
to share your life experiences and lessons
on faith, love and relationships, career,
parenting, and growing older with the Young
Adult Women of Ebenezer. Provide your
anonymous letter on these topics today by
dropping your letter in the Women’s Season
Drop Box in the Admin Area or giving it to a
Young Adult Co-Chair.
SCHOOL PROGRAM: Ebenezer’s new
Shining Stars Before & After School Program
starts August 2013 at the EBI Building. Take
a sneak peek at all of the activities planned
at the Open House held TODAY Sun., April
28 after each service. For more information
email [email protected]
TENNIS MINISTRY: The Tennis Ministry is
starting its annual 8-week session for ages
10-80—beginning Monday, April 29 from
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Friendly High School.
Cost is $15 for children under 16 and $25 for
adults. Stop by the Tennis Ministry booth and
register today. For more info, email [email protected] or call the Admin Office.
Members’ class is Sat., May 5 from 10
a.m. - 12 noon and will focus on Faith and
Salvation. All are invited!
BAPTISM: Immersion Baptism will be held
today immediately following the 11:15 a.m.
service at the Original Sanctuary at 7806
Allentown Rd.
Monday, May 4 at 7 p.m. All church
leaders are asked to attend.
GOSPEL TOUR: The FREE tickets for the
May 9th concert have been exhausted. All
tickets have been distributed.
TRACK MINISTRY: The Ebenezer Royal
Runners Track Team is selling doughnuts
after both services. Please support their
F lower Donations
THANK YOU: Rev. Dr. Grainger and Rev.
Dr. Jo Ann Browning, Rev. Dr. Barbara
Ridley, Bro. Melvin Clay, Comfort Ministry,
the Stewardesses, Ushers, and the entire
Ebenezer AME Church Family for their
prayers, cards, calls and support during
the homegoing of our mother and sister,
Mrs. Ella Clee Thorne. Sis. Eula Pullen and
the Thorne-Whitehead family.
THANK YOU: Rev. Dr. Grainger and Rev.
Dr. Jo Ann Browning, Jewels Ministry,
Comfort Ministry, Stewardesses, Officers
and Church family for your cards, prayers,
and telephone calls during the homegoing
of my Sister and Sister-in-Law. Sis.
Thomasina Gray
The Ebenezer Poetry
Ministry extends a heartfelt message
of appreciation to Rev. Dr. Grainger
Browning, Jr., Rev. Dr. Jo Ann Browning,
Rev. Dr. Barbara Ridley, Rev. Chandra
Marriott, Rev. Vernon Ware, Sis. Jervie
Petty and the members of Ebenezer for
their attendance and participation in our
10th Anniversary Celebration. Sis. Alford
also thanks her Anointed P.E.N.S. family
for the extraordinary birthday tribute.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
*Out of respect to God’s House, please DO NOT enter or leave the Sanctuary at these times.
The Organ Prelude
The Processional
7:45 a.m.
Rejoice Choir
Min. Tye Tribbett, Director
11:15 a.m.
Children’s Choir
Sis. Leslie Martin & Sis. Debra Sturdivant, Directors
Youth Mass Choir
Min. Tye Tribbett, Director
*The Doxology
*The Call to Worship
The Hymn of Praise
*The Invocation
The Choir Response
The Notices & Opportunities to Serve
The Welcome of Visitors
The Choir Selection
The Offering & *The Offertory
*The Responsive Scripture
The Hymn of Preparation
The Sermon
7:45 a.m.
Pastor Grainger Browning, Jr.
11:15 a.m.
Pastor Grainger Browning, Jr.
up next
Thursday, May 2 - 7:00 p.m.
∞ Young Adult Activity
Monday, May 13 - 7:00 p.m.
∞ Women’s Retreat Briefing
Tuesday & Wednesday,
May 14 & 15 - 7:00 p.m.
∞ Women’s Season Revival II
Rev. Dr. Jasmin Sculark
Women’s Season Choir
Rehearsal - 7:00 p.m.
∞ Monday, April 29
∞ Monday, May 7
*The Invitation to Christian Discipleship
*The Benediction
Psalm 77:14
Psalm 136:4
Acts 2:14-47