Bulletin 18th March 2018

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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 72 333 099, Vijay Prasad on 71 306 735 or Ian Wyllie on 73 835 482.

FACE THE NATION
Face The Nation School of Discipleship is drawing closer. If you are in tertiary school, you are a graduate, born again and you are abstaining from sex, come to the FTN Office to register for training. Forms are available in the FTN Office or Church Office during the week, Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm.
For more information, please contact the FTN Office on 3184082 or Mrs Phiri on 71709326 or Mr Majola on 76462939. Deadline for application submission is 30th April 2018 by 4.00pm.

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. Wednesday, 21st March, 4th & 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!!!!

OBC COUPLES DINNER (hosted by the Men’s and Women’s Ministries)
THEME: REBUILDING MARRIAGES BY REKINDLING ROMANCE
There is always room for more excitement in a marriage!!!
DATE: Friday, 23 March 2018 TIME: 6.30pm VENUE: OBC DRESS CODE: Formal or Traditional COST: P300 per couple. CONTACT PERSONS: Hannah Chiswiti 74 781 010; Frank Nonde 71 802 608; Connie Masundire 71 771 061. Babysitting is available on request, register early for planning purposes. Registration and payment at the tables outside.

This Sunday, 18th March 2018 is the last day of payment. All those who registered are kindly requested to pay. You can still pay now even if you did not register. Couples are encouraged to come at 6.00pm on the day for a Photo Shoot. Charges are P20 per photo.

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.

  • COUNSELLORS NEEDED
    There is a growing need for counselors within the church and therefore an invitation is extended to those who are interested in counselling and feel called to be counselors.
    There will be training soon. Register through the Church Office on 3184082 or email obc@btcmail.co.bw.

ARE YOU A CARING PERSON? BECOME A STEPHEN MINISTER
What is Stephen Ministry? Stephen Ministry is a one-to-one lay caring ministry that takes place in congregations that use the Stephen Series system.
Stephen Ministers provide care to individuals facing difficult times in life e.g grief, cancer, divorce, financial difficulties, hospitalization, chronic illness, job loss, disability, loneliness, a spiritual crisis, or other life struggles.
If you feel called to join this ministry, contact: Maria Phiri -71709326, Tirelo Miano – 72206530 and Connie Masundire- 71771061

TUESDAY EVENING PRAYER SERVICE
Please be reminded that the weekly prayer service has resumed and 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.

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2018 HOLY WEEK SERVICES AT OBC
Guest Speaker: Pastor Samuel Makgaola (Assemblies of God)

SUNDAY 25TH MARCH 2018 – PALM SUNDAY
8.00am and 10.00am – Sunday Morning Services

MONDAY 26TH MARCH TO THURSDAY 29TH MARCH 2018
6.00PM – Holy Week Services

NB: Thursday 29th March – Communion Service
(in Commemoration of the Last Supper)

2018 GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER SERVICES
FRIDAY 30TH MARCH 2018 “GOOD FRIDAY”
9.00am – Good Friday Service

SUNDAY 1ST APRIL 2018
6.00am – Sunrise Service
Please bring some Hot Cross buns, pancakes or sandwiches to share. Coffee and tea will be provided.

8.00am and 10.00am – Resurrection Day Services

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