Bulletin 13th April 2014

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FTN UPDATES
OFFICE ACCOMMODATION FOR FACE THE NATION (FTN)
The Baptist Student Services Centre (Plot 2751, Phala Crescent), which serves as the office of our Face The Nation (FTN) programme, has been put up for sale and all tenants asked to vacate by mid-April 2014. We therefore urgently require office accommodation for FTN. If you are in a position to be of assistance, kindly contact the Chairman of the Executive Committee, Mr. Harry Johnson (71705986), or Chairman of the Board of Elders, Dr. Gbolagade Adekanmbi (71781715).

FTN PRAYER MEETING
FTN would like to invite the church and all the prayer partners for a day of prayer on Wednesday 16th April 2014 at 1.00pm at OBC.

Prayer Points: Office space, financial situation, School of Discipleship, volunteers & peer educators, suicidal threats among club members and the FTN Club handing over.

REQUEST FOR HELP:
Help is needed from people who will volunteer their services during the School of Discipleship from 19th May 2014 to 6th June 2014. Any interested person should phone FTN at 73305170.

WOMEN OF HONOUR TRACK (SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP)
It’s Palm Sunday! This evening, we will glean from the life of  three women who were with Jesus and ministered to Him before His death. These women were with Jesus and prepared Him for the day of His burial. Mary and the Woman with the alabaster jar were honoured for their act of worship. We will learn from their lives how our worship can be released as a fragrant aroma to the Lord and to all those around us. All ladies are invited.

MEN’S PARLIAMENT (SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP)
This Sunday, 13th April: “DADS & SONS”
All Dads should come with their son(s) to Parliament.
Those whose sons are already out of the nest should bring one from the Church family.

SUNDAY SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME
There will be supervised activities for the children today in the main Sunday School Hall.  Next Sunday there will be no facilities for the children as it will be Easter weekend.  Due to the official Sunday School classes being in recess we are requesting for volunteers to help supervise the children in the main Sunday School Hall at both services on 27 April – no teaching required.  If you are able to help on Sunday 27th, please call May (71243408), Mary (72532900) or Leya (71629793).  Thank you.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE CHURCH LIBRARY
Please be informed that more volunteers are needed for the Church Library to serve after
8.00am or 10.00am services on Sundays. Those who are willing to serve in this capacity should kindly contact Arinola Adekanmbi on 71410349. Thank you.

BABY DEDICATIONS
Victoria Atupele, and triplets, Wezi, Wemi and Yandie Mlazie, children of Victor and Gracia Chongo Mlazie will be dedicated during the 10:00am service.

2014 GABORONE EASTER PRAYER BREAKFAST: MONDAY 21 APRIL 2014
You are cordially invited to the 2014 Gaborone Easter Prayer Breakfast
Venue: Gaborone International Convention Centre (GI CC)
Time: 8:00 a.m.   Ticket Price: P200
Contact persons: Prof. Hillary Masundire (3975874/71623710), Dr. Ben Acquah (3900855/74263309), Dr. Gbolagade Adekanmbi (3959772/71781715)

SPORTS MINISTRY UPDATE:
PARTICIPATE IN THE SPORTS MINISTRY
Opportunities are available to play a significant part in the Sports Ministry.  We are looking for players, chaplain/managers, coaches and sponsors. OBC sports codes include netball, basketball, volleyball, chess, table tennis, darts, pool and cycling.  Contact the Sports Administrator for more details.

THE GOSPEL GROUP
The next meeting of the Gospel Group will be on Thursday 24th April, 2014 commencing at 5.30pm.  Come join us for Prayer and planning for the up-coming Prisons Ministry to be initiated during the May 2014.

NEW PRISONS MINISTRY
OBC members with a calling to participate in the up-coming Prisons Ministry are invited to register their interest with the Gospel Group. The Sports Ministry will create the needed introductory opportunities by visiting the Moshupa Juvenile Prison in May and the First Offender Prison in Gaborone in June for football games.  An official of the Prisons Department will be visiting OBC through the Gospel Group on Thursday,  24th April, 2014. Register your name at the Missions Desk or contact the Church Office for details.

NOTICES FOR THE BULLETIN – SUBMISSION BY WEDNESDAY16TH APRIL 2014
You are kindly requested to submit notices for the bulletin by noon, Wednesday 16 April, because of the Easter holiday on Friday. That means the Church Office has to prepare and print the bulletin by Thursday. Thank you for your cooperation.

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