Church Clean-Up Day
We ask our members and friends to come to the Ebenezer on Saturday, October 21st starting at 9:00 a.m. for a day of cleaning. We will be working on making our church shine for the upcoming Advent Season of celebration of the Lord's first coming and anticipation of His promised Second Coming. We hope that you can join us for a few minutes or a few hours.
All ages are encouraged to help. We have cleaning supplies, but you can also bring some of your own to make sure everyone can clean something during this fall cleaning.
Homecoming - Oct. 8, 2017 at 10:30 a. m.
We invite all of our members, friends, and former members and affiliates to join us for worship on Sunday, October 8 at 10:30 a.m. If you can, please bring a favorite dish of food or dessert to share at the after service fellowship meal in the Christian Life Center. We will provide the beverages.
We will be kicking off a week of prayer at the church on Sunday, which will conclude with a worship service centered on prayer on Sunday, October 15th at our regular worship time of 9:00 a.m. Our church will be open for people to come in to pray Sunday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Lift up your voices to the Lord and ask for His help for yourself, your family, our churches, our country, and the world.
Be persistent in prayer, and keep alert as you pray, giving thanks to God. --Colossians 4:2 GNT
I call to you, LORD; help me now! Listen to me when I call to you. Receive my prayer as incense, my uplifted hands as an evening sacrifice. --Psalm 141:1-2 GNT
Listen to my prayer, O LORD, and hear my cry for help! When I am in trouble, don't turn away from me! Listen to me, and answer me quickly when I call! --Psalm 102:1-2 GNT
Pray without ceasing. --1 Thessalonians 5:17 NKJV
UMM Wants to Work
Our United Methodist Men's group is offering to help our members and friends with minor maintenance and repair tasks. Please see the form to use to request their help by clicking here. Turn the form in to the church office or call to request help (828-396-2214).
Annual BBQ Fundraiser - 2017 - Report
THANK YOU! We thank everyone who helped make this year's barbecue fundraiser such a success. The final count was over $11,000 before expenses. God bless you all. Please continue to pray for us and our ministries for the Lord in this community and around the world.
Ebenezer UMC will be serving up pork barbecue, freshly smoked and cooked at Ebenezer, on Friday, September 29th, 4-7:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 30th, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Cost is $9 per adult plate, which includes chopped barbecue, BBQ sauce, slaw, baked beans, roll, choice of homemade dessert, and beverage. Take-out will be available. Proceeds go toward the church and its ministries.
There will be a special treat on Saturday evening around 5:00 p.m. when Timothy Good and the Sound of Power provide us with some rousing gospel singing. We hope you can be join us for this time of praise and good eating.
We are asking our members and attendees to begin making pies, cakes, cookies and other desserts now that can be frozen until the time of the barbecue. We can store them in the church's freezer if you do not have room in your home freezer. Thank you to everyone who plans to work the fundraiser, supply desserts, or stop by to eat!
Back 2 School Bash - 2017
We invite you to the Grace Chapel UMC Community Park for the 2017 Back 2 School Bash on Saturday, August 12th, 11-3:00 p.m. There will be food, games, and music (including Ebenezer's own praise band)! School items will be given out to students and teachers for free. It will be a fun time that will help children and teachers to be better prepared for the start of the new school year. Thank you for your support.
Breakfast Biscuit Sale
The next day for the biscuit sales will be on October 19th, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Ebenezer's famous ham biscuits will be served up again, along with 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.
Contact Information: 828.396.2214 or firstname.lastname@example.org