ANNOUNCEMENTS

A quick look at meetings and rehearsals this week. 

Monday, January 13
7:00pm: MIS Rehearsal (Sanctuary)
Thursday, January 16
7:00pm: Executive Council Meeting (Deacons Room)

The Better Way Program phone number (202) 396-4289 or (202) 396-4290 and fax number (202) 396-4877.

REMINDER FROM THE USHERS: There will be no Entry or Re-entry down the Center Aisle, once the Minister steps to the Podium in the Pulpit to deliver the Sermon.  EVERYONE must use side doors please. Thank you

SAVE THE DATE:  Friday, May 22, 2020 The Seniors Ministry is sponsoring a trip to see Esther at Sight & Sound Theatre, Lancaster, PA.  Esther is one of the most riveting Bible stories of the Old Testament.  The cost is $130.00 which includes transportation, lunch and show.  $30 deposit due by November 3, 2019, Final payment is due March 31, 2020.  Contacts:  Mary Allen, Sandra Payne, Carol Simms. Flyers are in the vestibule.  (Deposit is Non Refundable after January 5, 2020)

Attention Members: Tithing/Donations statements will mail out by January 31, 2020 to members whose contributions totaled $500 or more.  If you contributed less than $500 and desire a statement, complete a Tithing Statement Request Form and place it in “THE BOX” in the vestibule.

ATTENTION MEN: The Men of Faith leaders are conducting a survey to determine the level of interest for hosting a men’s retreat in 2020. If you are interested, add your name to the survey located in the vestibule.

JANUARY

Monday, January 13 & Tuesday, January 14, 7pm Pastor Freddie Davis is the guest preacher at Shiloh Baptist Church Landover for their 20 Night Revival. The Praise Team will sing on Monday, and the Male Chorus will sing on Tuesday. All PRBC members and friends are invited to attend.
Shiloh is located at 8801 Ardwick-Ardmore Road, Landover, MD.

Wednesday, January 15, 7pm Prayer, Praise and Bible Institute resumes.

Thursday, January 16, 12noon Noonday Prayer and Praise Service.

Saturday, January 18, 9am Annual Leadership Conference. All PRBC leaders are encouraged to attend. Continental breakfast served at 8:30am. Lunch will also be provided.

Sunday, January 19, Both Services Kick-off for the 2020 Scholarship Campaign. Theme: Present, Past, and Future; Education Is Limitless. A dynamic service is planned. Please come prepared to make your pledges for the year.

Sunday, January 19, Both Services All high school students are asked to complete the high school information sheet in the lobby by January 19.

Tuesday, January 21, 7pm Fitness Challenge resumes.

Saturday, January 25, 9am The Courtesy Ministry will convene a special called meeting at which Pastor Davis will attend.

Saturday, January 25, 10am Deaconess Ministry meeting. All are requested to attend.

Saturday, January 25, 2020 The Higher Education Ministry is sponsoring a trip to the HBCU college fair at the National Harbor for students in grades 7 through 12. If you wish to attend, please sign up on the list in the lobby no later than Sunday, January 19, 2020.

FEBRUARY

Saturdays, February 1 – March 7, 11am and
Tuesdays, February 4 – March 10, 7pm
Pre-Marital Counseling Classes. Attendance at these classes is mandatory for members who wish to be married at PRBC this year. Registration forms are available in the vestibule. Submit completed forms by January 26, via THE BOX, located in the vestibule.

Sunday, February 2, both services Healthy Heart Sunday!  Please wear red to show your support!

Saturday, February 8, 9:30am Dr. Matthew Edwardson, Attending Physician, Medstar Georgetown University Stroke Program: African-Americans have nearly twice the first-time stroke risk and are more likely to die from stroke than Whites. Dr. Edwardson will present on how stroke affects African-Americans.  He will discuss ways to recognize signs and symptoms of stroke, and the time sensitive nature of receiving stroke treatment.  Additionally, Dr. Edwardson will share information on his stroke study with the goal to develop better treatment for stroke in the future and understand the biological changes related to brain recovery.

Saturday, February 8, 3pm Come, join in the celebration at OUR First Lady’s birthday musical and show her how much she’s loved.  Special guest artists: the LA Family Singers.  You don’t want to miss it! Sponsored by the Pastor’s Aid Ministry.  A free will offering will be received.

Friday, February 14, 7pm Marriage Ministry Extravaganza. All married and engage couples are welcomed to attend an evening of dinner and dancing here at PRBC. The cost is $60 per couple. A $30 deposit is due by January 19, and the balance is due February 1. Visit the representatives in the vestibule following Sunday services to sign-up and make payments.

Through – February 28 Prince George’s County residents ages 14-22 may apply for 2020 Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) at https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/598/YouthWork-SYEP.