A quick look at meetings and rehearsals this week. 

Monday, February 17
6:00pm: MIS Rehearsal (Sanctuary)
Tuesday, February 18
7:00pm: Unity Rehearsal (Sanctuary)
7:00pm: Pre-Marital Counseling (Deacon’s Room)
8:00pm: Praise Team Rehearsal (Sanctuary)
Thursday, February 20
7:30pm: Male Chorus Rehearsal (Sanctuary)
Saturday, February 22
9:00am: New Members Orientation (Fellowship Hall)
10:00am: Deaconess Ministry Meeting/Training (Sanctuary)
10:30am: Missionary Ministry Meeting (Classroom #4)
11:00am: Concierge Ministry Meeting (Classroom #1)
11:00am: Women’s Ministry Meeting (Classroom #3)
11:00am: Pre-Marital Counseling (Deacon’s Room)
12:00noon: Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal (Sanctuary)

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

Attention Males! If you want to serve in a creative worship ministry, the PRBC Men’s Step Team might be for you. We are looking for males ages 12 to 60 to help fulfill Pastor’s vision for creating a male step team. Interested persons should see Deacon David Cook.

The 2020 Scholarship Campaign is underway through Sunday, June 26! Your tax-deductible donations go a long way in providing the financial
support our students need for college-related expenses. Please pick up a pledge form from the vestibule and make a commitment today. Deposit your completed form in THE BOX located 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.


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.

Tuesday, February 18, 7pm Fitness Challenge.

Wednesday, February 19, 7pm Prayer, Praise and Bible Institute.

Thursday, February 20, 12noon Noonday Prayer and Praise Service

Friday, February 21, 10am Homegoing Celebration for Sandra Land-Anderson. Viewing is from 10am until the time of service at 11am.

Sunday, February 23, Black History Schedule of Preachers

7:45am   Minister LaWanda Harrington & Reverend Ethel Wright 

11:00am Minister Joseph Crider & Reverend Brinda Rothwell

Saturday, February 22, 10am Deaconess Ministry meeting. Please plan to attend.

Through – February 28 Prince George’s County residents ages 14-22 may apply for 2020 Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) at

Saturday, February 29, 9am-1pm “J. Edwards Coates” Free Tax Preparation. Volunteers will be available to prepare your taxes. First come, first served. Be sure to bring your social security card, photo ID, and last year’s tax return. Tax tips Additional dates: Saturdays, March 7 & 28, and April 4 & 11.


Tuesday, March 3, 6pm Health Ministry Meeting. (Classroom #2)

Saturday, March 7, 8am Men of Faith Fellowship Breakfast.

Sunday, March 8, Both Services Second Quarter Honor Roll Recognition. Submit a copy of students’ report card in “The Box” by Sunday, March 1. Congratulations!

Wednesday, March 11, 7pm Healing and Deliverance Service

Saturday, March 14 Domestic Violence Conference. Details forthcoming.

Sunday, March 15, 3pm Pastor Freddie Davis is the guest preacher at First Rizing Mt. Zion Baptist Church for their Nurses Anniversary.  All ministries and members are encouraged to attend in support of our pastor.

Wednesday, March 18– Friday, March 20, 7:30pm Pilgrim Rest hosts the National Capital Baptist Convention (NCBC) City-Wide Revival. All are welcomed to attend.

Saturday, March 21, Abundant Life Women’s Ministry Fellowship. Details forthcoming.


Saturday, April 4, 8am Run/Jog/Walk-a-Thon Fundraiser for The Better Way Program’s 30th Anniversary, sponsored by Reverend Brinda Rothwell and the Men of Faith Ministry. The fee is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12-years and under. To participate, pick up a registration form from the vestibule and return the completed form, along with the registration fee, to the representative in the vestibule following Sunday services. Registration ends Friday, March 27.

Friday, April 10, 7pm Good Friday Service.


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)