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ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOPPE

December 10th through December 24th

Sunday
9:00 am – 10:00 am &
After Worship Service

Wednesday
11:00 am – 1:30 pm
& 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Saturday
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Up to 75% off on Gifts for Home and Entire Family
Includes: Bibles, Books, Music, and Gifts

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First African Baptist Church

Hour of Power
Prayer Line
Every 2nd Thursday of each month
7:00 PM

(Facilitated by the Associate Ministers and the Deacons)

Prayer Conference Line
Dial-in Number: 1-712-770-8069
Conference Code: 800033

Rev. Dr. Richard A. Dent, Pastor

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This is a reminder for Ministry Leaders to please submit the names of your Ministry's newly elected leaders to the church office by December 17, 2017. Also, we ask that you routinely check your mailbox from time to time and remove correspondence. Finally, Sister Janie Strong would like to meet with all ministry leaders on November 5, 2017 immediately after Morning Worship Service.

Operation Winter Warmth 300 sponsored by the Rose of Sharon Missionary Ministry is collecting hats, gloves, socks, scarves and monetary donations for the Chosen 300 ministry. Donations are welcome until December 3, 2017, and can be placed in the designated bins located near the elevator.

Neighbor to Neighbor is in need of a volunteer to help with computer maintenance. If you have experience with installing software and hardware programs, troubleshooting, making updates and working with a support team, please consider helping them. Days and hours are very flexible. Sister Beverly Donaldson can be contacted at (610) 461-8140 if you are interested in volunteering.

Martin Luther King Oratorical Speech Competition: Rehearsals will be conducted on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday of each month immediately after morning worship service in the Chapel for all of the young people who signed up to participate in this competition and we ask that you have your speech prepared prior to rehearsal.

CHRISTMAS MUSICAL REHEARSALS
Members of the congregation and all choir members are welcome to participate in the
Christmas Musical scheduled for Sunday, December 17, 2017.
Rehearsals will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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First African Baptist Church
25TH Annual Women's Ministry Spiritual Retreat
April 13 - 15, 2018
Doubletree by Hilton Wilmington
4727 Concord Pike, Claymont, DE, 19803

"The Lord's Lavish Love for Us."
(John 3:1 –NIV)

REGISTER BEFORE AND IMMEDIATELY AFTER MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE

A minimum non-refundable deposit of $50.00 is due at time of registration. Checks should be made out to First African Baptist Church (Women's Retreat 2018 in the memo line).

Retreat Weekend
Hotel reservations must be reserved on or before Sunday, March 11, 2018
Single $350; Double $280.00; Triple $270.00; Quad $260.00

Daily (Non-Hotel Stay)
Friday - $40.00 Saturday - $120.00 Friday & Saturday - $160.00

Forms of Payment
Cash, Credit Card (Visa & MasterCard), Checks, Money Orders or On-line payments on the Church Website will be accepted. If you are paying by check, please make it payable to Women's Ministry Retreat. (Registration Form is still required with online payments)

Sister Beatrice Dent, Ministry Leader
Rev. Dr. Richard A. Dent, Pastor

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WATCH NIGHT SERVICE

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM