Church News and Events – August 2018

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BAPTISMAL CLASSES – 5TH & 12TH AUGUST 2018
Baptismal classes start TODAY, during the 10.00am service. All those who have registered for baptism are expected to attend.
The Baptismal service will be on the 19th August 2018.

FTN THANKSGIVING CEREMONY – 11TH AUGUST 2018
Face the Nation Volunteers are back from the field and they have so much to thank the LORD and the Church for. Therefore, the Church is invited to the FTN Thanksgiving Ceremony to come and hear firsthand from the volunteers as they relate their ministry stories and experiences.
Date: 11th August 2018 Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Venue: Sunday School Hall

WOMEN’S MINISTRY
Ladies, Ladies, Ladies! Do you want to know what’s cooking?
Join the Women’s Ministry on Saturday 18th August 2018 as we look at healthy cooking.
Venue: OBC Conference Room Time: 3.00pm promptly to 5.00pm

MEN’S MINISTRY
The OBC Men’s Ministry invites all the Men to our next event – a Game Drive and Bush Braai at Mokolodi Nature Reserve. There will also be a sharing and discussion on “The Leadership Role of the Man” with our guest speaker Pastor Mmoloki Mogokgwane (AFM Mogoditshane).
Date: Saturday 25th August 2018
Time: 11.00am – 3.00pm
Cost: P200 per person [covers the game drive and braai (drinks at the braai will be on cash sale). A registration table will be set up after both services.

SUNDAY SCHOOL
Memory verse competition: The Sunday School & Little Lambs would like to thank all the parents who assisted their children with learning the assigned verses. We had a record high participation of children who were able to recite their verses. As Psalm 119:11a says, Your word I have hidden in my heart, may this be true for all these young ones.

Holiday closure: Please note that Sunday school will officially be closed for the holidays from today and re-opens on the 2nd September 2018.

INASMUCH DAY – “CELEBRATING THE LOVE OF JESUS”
It’s that time of the year again! Join us as we celebrate the love of Jesus in reaching out to our community with the Gospel. The Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew 25:40 said “…Truly I say to you, INASMUCH as you have done it to one of the least of these my brothers, you have done it to me.”
What has God blessed you with that you can use to show love? You can help by donating your clothes, books, toys, Bibles, skills, time and dry foods to give to the needy.
Come and participate in the INASMUCH activities on the 8th SEPTEMBER 2018 and be a part of this exciting day.
Registration is ongoing after both services. For more information contact Beauty (73326352) or Joshua (72743193).

TUESDAY PRAYER MEETING
Our weekly prayer meeting takes place on Tuesdays from 6.00pm to 7:15pm. We would like to encourage all to come and participate in corporate prayer which is a crucial part of our worship.

SINGLES CONFERENCE
It’s one day ONLY! September 15th, 2018 from 8am till 6pm.
To ALL the SINGLES; diarise, block, keep and reserve the date. More information to follow.

OPEN BAPTIST MARU-A-PULA READS INITIATIVE (OMRI)
The English Teaching program known as the Open Baptist Maru-A-Pula Reads Initiative (OMRI) would like to inform the church of our program closure for 2nd term and it’s scheduled reopening for 3rd Term on Saturday August 11 at 10:00am. We request the membership’s support in the form of donations (cash) that will go towards purchasing of meals for this coming term .
We are also still urgently in need of teachers to assist with English lessons. Kindly contact Onalenna Giddie +267 72116634 or Pusetso Morapedi +267 72 227 975 for more information or to be a part of this impactful ministry.

FRESH START MINISTRY
A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. Luke 6:45.

Come and Be Set Free from Heartache, Hurt, Pain, Bitterness, etc. Wednesday, 8th August from 5:30-7:30 pm in OBC Cry 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
It is Never Too Late for a Fresh Start!!

MEDICAL MISSIONS OUTREACH
Life Fountain Mission Along with Her Partners: Christian Medical & Dental Fellowship Botswana & Nigeria is hosting a Medical Missions Outreach to Mabutsane & Sekoma villages in the Kgalagadi District from the 25th – 31st August 2018.
The Mission & its Partners wishes to Serve God employing Medical Skills, School Ministry & Evangelism. Those interested in participating or contributing Financially or through Prayer for the success of this outreach should kindly Contact Brother Ian Wylie on 72331420 or Grace Yang on 71688584

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