Bulletin 29th June 2014

Categories: Events

RE-OPENING/EXTENSION OF ELDERS’ NOMINATION
Notice is hereby given that the nomination of elders which closed recently is now extended to Sunday 6th June 2014. Therefore those who wish to put in nominations are encouraged to do so before the closing date.

THE WINTER SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP
The second OBC School of Discipleship began last Sunday, during the evening service, with an 8-week programme geared towards the growth and spiritual development of participants. There are 3 tracks of study. Track 1: Walking Wisely. Track 2: Success God’s Way. Track 3: Discover Your Destiny. There are still places available for those who wish to join.

FRESHSTART MINISTRY
Any one wanting to process hurts, losses, anger, depression is invited to a FreshStart Ministry meeting on Wednesday, 9th July at 1800 hours in the OBC Conference Room.  For further information contact Mrs Susan Mogwera on 72572827. Remember Forgiven, Forgiving & Free.

DO NOT AWAKEN LOVE TILL IT IS TIME: SINGLES SEMINAR
All singles are invited to a seminar on the 5th July 2014 from 9:30am. The theme for the meeting is DO NOT AWAKEN LOVE TILL IT IS TIME. The excitement for this meeting is building up and we encourage all singles to come and be blessed by the events taking place that day. We have invited two enthusiastic and inspirational speakers. The testimonies of the two have seen them receive invitations to speak at various relationship seminars and impacting many lives. And we are blessed to host them. Please register your names at the missions’ desk after both services. For more information call 3184082 or email mavis2bot@yahoo.com.

LADIES’ MEETING
Let’s come together for a time of testimonies and sharing.
Topic: Restoration –   Joy in times of trials.  (James 1:2-4)
Date: Saturday, 12th July 2014
Time: 3.00p.m.
Please bring along some snacks to share.
Empowering Women and the girl child to model Christ (Titus 2:3-5)

LITTLE LAMBS
Little Lambs at 8:00am service remains closed due to lack of adult supervision and teaching. If you would like to volunteer and help, please contact the Church Office (3184082)

WORLD CUP OUTREACH
Join us tomorrow at OBC to find out the plight of our African hopefuls:
Monday June 30    – 6.00p.m – France vs. Nigeria
Monday June 30 – 10.00p.m – Germany vs. Algeria
Friday 4th and Saturday 5th July – Quarter Finals – To be announced – See our website or Facebook page.

FACE THE NATION REPORT – THIRD WEEK IN THE FIELD
Volunteers in field have settled well and they are doing the work they were commissioned to do. The schools are pleased with them and the work they are doing in the guidance and counselling departments of the various schools.
Most of the schools were eagerly waiting for FTN to help them with the challenges they are facing.

Prayer Points:
·    Courage for students as they work in an environment of satanic influence.
·    Protection for the volunteers, health and spiritual life.
·    Strength and will-power to continue.
·    Power to resist temptation
·    Many lives to be changed in the senior secondary schools.
·    Volunteers to keep focused on Christ.
·    Prayer partners to be seriously involved in the volunteers’ lives, praying for them.

SPECIAL PARKING LOT
Please be informed that the parking lot reserved for special needs in front of the Church is to be treated as such. Vehicles other than those in the special needs category should be parked elsewhere. Cooperation in this matter from all OBC Church attendees is highly appreciated.

PARTICIPATE IN THE SPORTS MINISTRY
Opportunities are available to play a significant part in the Sports Ministry.
1.    NETBALL LEAGUE: has just started and OBC has not been able to raise a team!  We would like to encourage our youth to register with Connie Mokgwathi (73649775)
2.    CHESS ASSOCIATION: All chess enthusiasts are invited to register with Maxwell Machoko (71628744) or the Sports Office
3.    BASKETBALL COACHING COURSE: will take place in July.  Register now with the Sports Office
4.    YOUTH/SPORTS LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR: will take place in August
5.    RED CROSS LEVEL ONE FIRST AID COURSE: will take place in August

THE GOSPEL GROUP/ NEW PRISONS MINISTRY GROUP
The next meeting of the Gospel Group will be held on Thursday 3rd July, 2014 commencing at 5.30pm.  Come join us for prayer and planning for the newly-formed Prisons Ministry Group.

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