Coming Up at EbenezerLink to Ebenezer's Google calendar.
NOTE: No blood drive in January
We have not been able to schedule a blood drive in January as previously announced in the newsletter. Hopefully, we will be able to do one later this year.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Our annual Candlelight Service will be at 6:00 p.m. on December 24th. We invite you to join us as we remember the first coming of our Lord and Savior. Our worship and praise service will include Communion.
Christmas Play and Jesus Birthday Party, Dec. 22 at 6 PM - Report
We thank everyone who helped make this event so much fun, and nourishing for our souls and bodies. We had a good turn out, and the children did a good job. We also had plenty of good food to eat afterwards as we celebrated the birthday of Jesus. We offer special thanks to our special guest, who spent time with the youngsters as they told him what they wanted for Christmas.
Interviewing the donkey who brought Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem.
Children as the animals and angels around the manger of Jesus the Savior.
Santa Claus talks to two children on his lap about what they want for Christmas.
Our children are working every Sunday evening to prepare their program that will remind us once again of the true reason for this holiday season. We invite you to join us for this joyful event, and stay afterwards as we celebrate Jesus' birthday with a party. If you can, please bring a finger food or sweet to share. We will provide the cake and beverages. We expect a special visitor after the play that many of the younger children will enjoy meeting.
Community Volleyball Moves
The Community Volleyball activity has been moved back to Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. Anyone in the community may participate.
Finding Hope Ministries' Update
We have received an update from Nathan Merrill's Finding Hope Ministies in Romania. They are doing a great deal of good through their children's homes. Please read their November 2019 newsletter and pray about how you can support their ministries.
Website Updating In Process
We are making changes to our website. Some of the older pages still have the previous formatting, but will be updated as soon as possible. We thank you for your patience.
Biscuits Sales - No Sales in Dec.
On Thursday, February 20, 6:00 a.m. 'til gone!, Ebenezer's famous ham biscuits will be served up again, along with livermush, sausage, bologna, egg, and jelly ones, and gravy and biscuits. You can also stop by and eat-in. Please order early on Thursday or pre-order on Wednesday for deliveries. We deliver orders of 10 or more in the surrounding area, which includes Lenoir, Granite Falls, Hudson, and Hickory. Businesses and individuals are encouraged to get them while they're hot.
Prices vary from $1.50-2.50. Call: Ebenezer's church office at 396-2214 (Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.). Ebenezer's Rainbow Sunday School Class is now in charge of this fundraiser. Proceeds will go to the ART (Area Response Team) Fund, and the money will be used to help people in need in the area.
"In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven." (Matthew 5: 16)
Our vision is to let our light shine into the dark world so that the world may come to know The Light, which is Jesus Christ our Lord.