Bulletin 15th April 2018

Categories: Church,Events

COMMUNION SERVICE
Please note that there will be communion during the services next week, 22nd April 2018.
WOMENS’ MINISTRY
All ladies, young and old, are invited to the first OBC women’s meeting for 2018. Please let us gather and learn at His feet and share with each other in order that together we may grow in the Lord.
  • DATE: Saturday April 21st
  • TIME: 15:00 hrs promptly to 17:00 hrs
Drinks will be provided. Please bring other snacks to share.
SUNDAY SCHOOL
The Sunday school & little lambs are closed for the school holidays and will re-open on 13th May 2018. Parents please ensure that your children accompany you to the main service hall as there are no supervisors at the Sunday school hall.
There will be a Sunday school meeting on Saturday 12th May 2018 at 9am; new teachers are welcome to attend. Contacts: Stella Mzumara 76179631 or Leya Musunga 71629793
THANK YOU MESSAGE FROM THE HOSPITAL MINISTRY TEAM
The Hospital Ministry Team would like to thank the church members who donated generously towards the gifts given to the hospital patients during the Easter period. 375 patients were presented with gifts in 11 wards at the Princess Marina Hospital. 31 patients received gifts at the Gaborone Private Hospital. The patients were appreciative of God’s love shown by the church. Our prayer is that the Lord will continue to bless and multiply you in the name of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen and Amen.
PRISON MINISTRY REQUEST FOR DONATION
The Prisons Ministry is facilitating Education and Welfare at the Moshupa Boys Prison, and through this facilitation bringing the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the inmates.
The Ministry is kindly requesting for donation of soccer balls, soccer boots, chess sets, checkers/draughts sets and Scrabble board games for the inmates at Moshupa Boys Prison. Your donation can also be made in cash. Donations can be made to the OBC Office or for further information, you can contact Gihan Ilangakoon on 71 612 056, James Muriuki on 71 560 240, Chris Chetty on 72 333099, Vijay Prasad on 71 306735 or Ian Wyllie on 73 835482.
TUESDAY EVENING PRAYER SERVICE
Please be reminded that the weekly prayer service takes place on Tuesdays from 6.00pm to 7:15pm. We would like to encourage all Members to come and participate in corporate prayer, which is a crucial part of our worship.
WEDDING ANNOUNCEMENT
Eugene Mxolisi Jackson and Betty Keitshege Seatlholo will be joined together in marriage on Saturday 21st April 2018. The formal wedding banns are posted on the noticeboard. We pray for them as they start a new life together.
DIVE IN
The book “Dive In” by Ashley Thaba will be on sale for the next two Sundays. For further information, visit the table outside after the morning services.
FRESH START MINISTRY
“Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall.” Psalm 55:22. Let Go, Let God. Become free from bitterness, anger, rejection, hatred, anxiety and hurt. Come and learn how to care for your heart. 18th April from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in OBC Conference Room.
Everyone is Welcome. Rides home are arranged. For more information contact Susan Mogwera on 72572827, 3953779 or email: freshstartbots@gmail.com. It’s Never Too Late for a Fresh Start!!!!
PRAISE AND WORSHIP
The Praise and Worship team is urgently looking for musicians & vocalists to join the Worship band. If you feel that is an area you are called in, please contact Chimango Chihana – 74523553; Chawanangwa Mzumara – 75724476; Tshego Nkomo- 72309135. Let us make a joyful noise unto the Lord!
COUNSELLING
In a world of confusion and despair, it’s good to know that there is someone to turn to, who can help you through the challenges you face. We have a team of counsellors who are ready to help you. You can contact the Church Office on 3184082 to arrange an appointment.
BASIC COUNSELLING SKILLS TRAINING
There is a growing need for counsellors within the church and therefore an invitation is extended to those who are interested in counselling and feel called to be counsellors. The Basic Counselling Skills training continues on:
  • Friday 27th April (6pm – 8pm) – Saturday 28th April 2018 (9am – 1pm).
This is an introduction to Christian Counselling and is designed to equip any believer with skills to help others in need of spiritual direction and guidance. The training seeks to clarify ideas about Christian Counselling and it is a prerequisite for Lay Counsellors training to enable them to serve in the Christian Counselling Ministry.
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