Church News and Events 30th September 2018

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FRESH START MINISTRY
Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. Come and give yourself a happy heart. Join us at Fresh Start on Wednesday 10th October from 5:30-7:30 pm in the OBC Conference Room.
For more information contact Susan Mogwera on 72572827, 3953779 or email:
freshstartbots@gmail.com.
It’s Never Too Late for a Fresh Start!!!

RADICALLY DIFFERENT CONCERT – 19TH OCTOBER 2018
FTN will be having its annual RADICALLY DIFFERENT Concert.
Theme: “RE-IGNITING THE FIRE”. The aim of the concert is to re-claim UB and change it for Christ.
The Church is invited to join FTN.
Date: 19th October 2018
Venue: UB Ampitheatre Time: 7.00pm – 12.00am Entry is FREE

AUCTION SALE – 20TH OCTOBER 2018
The Church is in the process of clearing old, miscellaneous items from its garage/store rooms. Some of the items will be disposed of by giving them away, while others will be sold through auction. All those who are interested in buying are requested to go to the Church website, www.openbaptistbotswana.org to view the list of items for sale or contact the Church office.
Date: 20th October 2018
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm

TUESDAY EVENING PRAYER MEETING
There will be no meeting this Tuesday 2nd October 2018 due to the public holiday. However, we will resume on Tuesday 9th October 2018 with focus on the Youth outreach of the church through the Phakalane Bible Study.

BEREAVEMENT
It’s with sadness that we announce the passing on of Pa John Matanda Mayondi, Gloria Mayondi’s father-in-law, on the 23rd September 2018 and was buried on Wednesday 26th September 2018, in Zambia.
Our prayers and sympathy are with the Mayondis, as we continue to pray for God’s comfort and strength upon them at this difficult time.

WELCOME PARTY FOR THE PASTOR
The welcome ceremony for Pastor Asafa Makan’a and and his wife Sophie is on Saturday 6th October 2018 at 1.00pm. The fellowship gathering will include short celebratory items followed by a lunch at the church premises.
Today is your last chance to register and pay. We request a donation of P50 for adults and P20 for children below 12 years towards the lunch. Men are kindly requested to bring drinks for the occasion. Tables have been set outside for registration and payment.
Volunteers (young and old) are needed. Please indicate against your name on the registration forms if you will be able to assist with the cooking.
We urge all members to participate in giving our Pastor a warm welcome to OBC.
For more information contact: Banki 75324911; Debbie 72218766; Jean 72790998; Mary Acquah 71960547.

YOUTH WEEK 2019! MAGALIESBURG RSA, 2 – 7 JANUARY. FOR YOUTH
AGED 13 TO 22 YEARS. Still one of the most popular events of the year for Christian youth. 5 days of sports, non-sports and adventure activities, good food and so much more. Most popular is tabernacle – twice a day, with great praise and worship and teaching by some of the top youth preachers in the region. There is quiet time and bible study and so many opportunities for the youth to connect with God. Many youth testify that they gave their lives to Christ at Youth Week.
Cost: P1,400 including transport, accommodation and food. Forms available at OBC reception, CrossGold Bookshop (Sebele Centre) and at Ignite Youth at OBC on Friday nights.
Submission deadline is 31 October.
Facebook page: “Youth Week Botswana contingent”. Queries, please call: Reitumetse Keikotlhaile, 72583849. Joshua Tlangae, 72743193. Pete Healy, 71311367.
Please sponsor underprivileged youth from our neighbourhood to go to Youth Week – please call, SMS or WhatsApp Pete Healy or mail at peterh132@gmail.com

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