Church news and Events – 22 September 2019

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PRAYER MINISTRY UPDATE
There will be no prayer meeting on Thursday 26th September 2019 due to the Healing Jesus Campaign meetings that will take place from the 23rd – 26th September. We will resume our prayer meeting on Thursday 3rd October 2019.

MEMBERSHIP AT OBC.
Orientation classes for new members will continue this Sunday, immediately after the 8.00am service. All who have applied for membership are expected to attend the first service and then the classes thereafter.

FRESHSTART MINISTRY
“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7.
The next Freshstart meeting is Wednesday 25th September at 5:30pm in the Conference room.
For more information, contact Susan Mogwera on 3953779/72572827 or freshstartbots@gmail.com. We provide a safe, loving, confidential environment.

 

MEN’S MINISTRY PROJECT
We continue to receive your pledges and contributions towards this project at the Table set up outside this Sunday.

OBC YOUTH MABUTSANE MISSION TRIP

Ignite Youth Ministry would like to thank the church for all you gave towards this mission trip, we appreciate your support.
We leave tomorrow at 6.00am for Mabutsane and return on Friday 27th September. We are kindly asking that the church keep us in their prayers. Please do not stop giving! We are still trying to raise money for pads and transportation.

Below is a list of the needs.

Secondary school students:
Toiletry bag which contains: toothbrush, toothpaste, bathing soap, face cloth, and Vaseline. (Toiletry bag cost is approximately P80.00)
2500 sanitary pads and rolls of tissue paper.

Primary school students:
School bag containing: 2 pens and 2 pencils, 1 eraser, 1 ruler, 1 set of colored pencils 2 books and exam pad which costs approximately P70.00.
Sports balls and board games to entertain the young children in boarding.
The secondary school made a special request for school shoes and uniforms for some of the students
Audio recorders to assist in teaching students with special needs.

Please Contact Peace on 74874510 or Chimango on 74523553 for donations and more information. There will also be a table set outside for you to record your donations.

ENCOUNTER 2019 YOUTH CAMP – 30TH SEPT – 4TH OCT 2019
“KNOW THE TRUTH AND BE FREE!!! Have you registered for Encounter 2019 yet? Register TODAY!
This is a 5-day Day Encounter with young people aged 15 – 25 years, here at Open Baptist Church. The Encounter seeks to engage young people on deep matters of the Faith and Life.

Don’t miss out on answers to: What is truth? What is freedom? Where can I get truth and freedom? Do choices always have consequences? What is beautiful and handsome? What is friendship? What is dating? Are there any boundaries? Sex: delight or disaster; what makes the difference? What is true love?

There will also be electives on practical life skills such as, choosing a career, doing a basic car service, general home maintenance, basic home gardening and turning ideas into businesses.
Don’t forget! Lots of fun and food!”
Registration fee is P100.
We are still seeking donations in cash or kind.
For more information, contact Reitumetse 72583849, Vincent 72223029 or Pastor Asafa.
For donations contact Peace on 74874510 or Chimango on 74523553.

INASMUCH DAY – 5TH OCTOBER 2019
Registration continues as numbers are still low. OBC and Hebron Pentecostal Church will once again team up on this day through the following activities:

INASMUCH DAY ACTIVITIES AND  VENUE
Hospital visits – Princess Marina, GPH
Donations of food and clothing – OBC and Broadhurst
Litter picking, Evangelism, donations – Old Naledi / Prisons
Prayer Booth – Maruapula and BBS Malls
Football / Netball – OBC and Hebron OBC Grounds
Evangelism and Distribution of Tracts – Maruapula / BBS / Tsholofelo
OMRI – OBC
SOS – Tlokweng SOS village
Visiting old citizens – Maruapula / Old Naledi

The church is requested to Commit the day in prayer. Bring donations to the registration desk on Sunday or to the church office during the week. Black and White round t- shirt available on request. Deadline for t-shirt orders: Sunday 22 September 2019. For more information, contact Beauty 73326352 or Joshua 72743193.

BEAUTY FOR ASHES CONFERENCE: 1 – 2 NOVEMBER 2019
The Women’s Ministry invites all Ladies to a Women’s Conference themed “BEAUTY FOR ASHES” from Isaiah 61.
Invite family, friends, colleagues and join us for an awesome time of fellowship.
Time: Friday 5:30pm – 8.00pm & Saturday 8:00am – 5.00pm
Venue: Open Baptist Church
Cost: P100 Registration is on!
Babysitting is available.

OBC CHRISTMAS PARTY 2019
This year’s Christmas Party theme is “REACHING OUT IN THE LOVE OF CHRIST.” Let us reach out to our brothers and sisters by inviting one of them to celebrate with us on 30 November from 1:30pm – 6:30pm. We will be grouped according to our Pastoral Zoning geographical locations getting to know one another as the OBC Family.
Please register for payments, volunteering and celebratory items. This helps us to plan an exciting event for all. Payments will be done from the end of the month to time of celebration. Contact: Jean Munandi 72790998; Julia Tshabang 72246599; Debbie Shushu – 72218766

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