Bulletin 24th April 2016

Categories: Church,Events

SUNDAY SCHOOL
Special presentation in Sunday school hall. On 24th April 2016 Paul Young is visiting our Sunday school for both services, he draws as he speaks for schools throughout South Africa with a message that young and old understand and enjoy. Paul usually leaves the large picture that he draws. All the children are encouraged to attend this special presentation.
Contacts: Stella Mzumara 76179631 or Leya Musunga 71629793

BAPTISMAL CLASSES
Baptismal classes will start today and continue on 1st May 2016, after the 10.00am services. The Baptismal Service will be on 15th May 2016. If you would like more information, please contact Elder Harry Johnson on 71705986 or Alfred Tembo on 71373657.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE HOSPITAL MINISTRY
Volunteers are needed for the Hospital Ministry to visit the Princess Marina Hospital and the Gaborone Private Hospital either on Thursday, Friday or Saturday afternoon.
Those who are able to make time for this purpose should kindly contact Arinola Adekanmbi on 71410349 or Devinka Ilangakoon on 71616695. Thank you.

FRESHSTART
Are you hurting, bitter, angry, lonely? It starts with the heart.  Come and learn about taking care of your Heart through FreshStart. The next meeting is:
– Wednesday, 27th April at 5:30 pm
– Wednesday, 11th May at 5:30 pm
– Wednesday, 25th May at 5:30 pm
They will be in the Conference Room at OBC. For more information phone Joseph Chileshe on 73554013

SUNDAY YOUTH BRAAI
April 30th, 3:00 pm all youth and their families are invited to a braai at the picnic area. Please bring enough meat for your family to braai plus a salad or dessert and a drink to share. We will enjoy games, fellowship and hopefully great food. We hope to see you there!

BEREAVEMENT
Rre Mmokele, father of one of our sisters, Phenyo Mmokele, passed away after a short illness in Lobatse Hospital. He was buried in Molapowabojang last Saturday, 16 April 2016.  He is survived by his wife, 4 daughters and 10 grandchildren. Please pray for the family.

FAREWELL
Florence Mutambirwa, a very faithful servant of God in the Care Ministry and Radiographer at Princess Marina Hospital has been transfered on promotion to Kasane.
Pusetso Morapedi, who has been serving in the Worship team will be relocating to take up a job in Abuja, Nigeria this week.

We congratulate them and thank God for their devotion. We thank them for the time they have spent with us and wish them well in their new endeavours. Let us continue to pray for them

FACE THE NATION 2016
PRAYER PARTNERS FOR FTN 2016
FTN is appealing for interested prayer warriors to partner with volunteers during the School of Discipleship and Active phase. Any interested person should contact Mrs Maria Phiri on 71709326 or 3184082.

FACE THE NATION 2016 (VOLUNTEERS NEEDED)
Concerned about HIV/AIDS? Then why wait, join Face the Nation training (30 May – 17 June 2016) and work in the Senior Secondary Schools to teach the message of abstinence & behavioral change through peer mentoring, as a means of preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Criteria for selection
• You must be a born again Christian
• You must be a university/tertiary level student
• You must believe in & practice abstinence lifestyle

Application forms available at:
• Open Baptist Church, Maruapula, Old Blue tree near Roads Training Center
• Deadline for application: 29 APRIL 2016 at 4PM
Call: 3184082
Email: facethenationbotswana@gmail.com

FACE THE NATION
FOOD ITEMS LIST FOR SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP 2016
The 11th FTN School of Discipleship commences from 30th May 2016 to 17 June 2016. The FTN Office seeks support in the provision of the following food items:

1. Rice – 60Kg
2. Mealie Meal – 40kg
3. Samp – 30kg
4. Dry Beans – 10 Packets 6kg
5. Mabele (sorghum) – 30 Kg
6. Sugar – 40 Kg
7. Macaroni – 18 Kg
8. Butternut – 9 Large Bags
9. Beetroot – 3 Large Bags
10. Onions – 6 Large Bags
11. Tomatoes
12. Beef
13. Chicken
14. Bread – 270 Loaves
15. Cooking Oil – 25ltrs
16. Baked Beans – 9kg
17. Chakalaka – 9kg
18. Beef Stock (Cubes) – 2 Cartons
19. Mayonnaise – 9kg
20. Biscuits
21. Carrots – 18 Large Bags
22. Green Pepper – 3 Large Bags
23. Peanut Butter – 3kg
24. Jam – 3kg
25. Oros 2lt – 36 bottles
26. Margarine – 20kg
27. Milk – 60 litres
28. Disposable Plates – 2250
29. Five Roses Tea 200 teabags – 2 boxes
30. Rooibos Tea 200 teabags – 2 boxes
31. Ricoffy – 2kg
32. Cling Wrap
33. Salt – 10kg
34. Curry Powder – 1kg
35. Cabbage – 24 Heads
36. Spinach
37. Spices
38. Toilet Paper – 150 rolls
39. Sunlight Liquid
40. Refuse Bags
41. Tomatoes & Onion Mix – 45kg
42. Plastic Spoons & Forks
43. Vinegar

Beginning Sunday 1st May, we shall have a table after the morning services where you can pledge for any items you would like to donate. For more information, call 71709326.

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