Bulletin 20th May 2017

Categories: Church,Events

DAY OF EMPHASIS FOR CARE MINISTRY – 27TH MAY 2018
Care Ministry will be having a ministry emphasis day on the 27th May 2018. They will be taking care of the Sunday programme including preaching.
DR RAJKUMAR RAMACHANDRAN
The Evangelist from New Delhi, Dr Rajkumar Ramachandran will be visiting OBC from June 8 – 10, 2018 to share his Christian faith with us. You are invited to attend his spiritually uplifting sessions for encouragement.
  • Friday 8th June 2018 – 6.00pm to 7.30pm
  • Saturday 9th June 2018 – 9.00am to 12.00pm
  • Sunday Services 10th June – 8.00am, 10.00am and 6.00pm
FRESH START MINISTRY
“In my anguish I cried to the Lord, and He answered by setting me free.” Psalm 118:5. Come and Be Set Free from Pain, Bitterness, Hurt etc.. Wednesday 30th May from 5:30-7:30 pm in OBC Conference Room.
Everyone is Welcome. Rides home are arranged. Individual sessions are also available. For more information contact Susan Mogwera on 72572827, 3953779 or email: freshstartbots@gmail.com. There is Always More with the Lord.
FRESHSTART – ESCAPING TEMPTATION
Come and join us in learning about Temptation – what it is and how to escape it by preparing yourself God’s way. Sessions are on 3 – 5 June 2018 at 6.00pm at Open Baptist Church, Maruapula. They are presented by Pastor Steve and Mindy Peterson, David Anderson, Brad and Susan Thomas, Bonnie Dennis and Carol Perkins from FreshStart for All Nations based in Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
  • Sunday Eve, 3rd June: What is Being Stored in your Heart? Denial?
  • Monday Eve, 4th June: Escaping Temptation Part 1, Zones of temptation.
  • Tuesday Eve, 5th June: Escaping Temptation Part 2 Temptation & the Great Escape.
  • Wednesday Eve, 6th June: Training for Leaders who want to use Fresh Start
  • Thursday Eve, 7th June: Training for Leaders who want to use Fresh Start
Forgiven – Forgiving – Free. It’s Never Too Late for a Fresh Start!!
SUNDAY YOUTH
Please note that during the sermon, the Youth have their own bible study. This is a time specially designed to help the youth grow in their relationship with Christ and their understanding of the Bible as well as giving them time to get to know other Christian youth.
All youth are encouraged and welcome to attend.
GOSPEL GROUP
The Gospel Group is an evangelism ministry within the church that is setup to reach the unsaved with the message of Jesus Christ. The group trains people on sharing the gospel, plans and does outreach activities within and around the city.
We are currently calling for anyone who would like to join the group in carrying its mission of preaching and making disciples in all nations. Kindly contact 72460093 to register yourself or for enquiries.
BEREAVEMENT
It’s with sadness that we announce the passing on of Evans Silwiindi, Irene Soko’s brother on Wednesday 16th May 2018 in Zambia. He was buried on Friday 18th May 2018 in Zambia. Our prayers and sympathy are with our sister and her family, as we continue to pray for God’s comfort and strength upon them at this difficult time.
ENGLISH LESSONS INITIATIVE
The leadership of the church is in receipt of a proposal from some members of the church to teach English to the Setswana speaking children from the neighborhood in an attempt to integrate them into the church activities.
Donations to fund the initiative are requested from worshippers to make this important intervention a success. For more information, contact Onalenna Giddie on 72116634 or Pusetso Morapedi on 72332483
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 or obc@btcmail.co.bw to arrange an appointment.
BAPTISM
Water Baptism is one of the ordinances required for a believer, hence we call all who need to be baptized to register with the Church Office on 3184082 or email: obc@btcmail.co.bw
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