Announcements and Events
ASBC Tennis clinic for all beginner tennis players will take place on August 19th from 8:30 am – 10:30 am at Chinqaupin Park (3210 King Street, Alexandria,VA 22302). Chinquapin Park is located right next to T.C. Williams high school. Cost is $50. The tennis clinic will be instructed by a certified tennis coach. Please remember to bring your tennis racquet and water/snacks. To register for this event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women’s Ministry – Women of the Word (WOW) Small Group, Bible Study:
(Removing the Mask…continuing the Journey in Pursuit of Excellence) — Join a WOW small group and learn how to handle life and embrace change by examining how the Women of Biblical times faced their issues. We will examine “Real Housewives of the Bible” sermon series by Pastor Howard-John Wesley. Registration will begin on September 3, 2017 and close on September 30, 2017. For more information, contact email@example.com
The Evangelism Ministry will conduct an Evangelism Training Session on Saturday, September 9, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Room 314. The open session will focus on the biblical principles for evangelism and witnessing and provide a practical framework for sharing your faith with boldness and confidence. Registration is not required. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ASBC’s 8th Annual Let’s Ride Bike Ride will be held September 9th at 10:00 am. We will start at Big Wheel Bikes on 2 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA and head along the Mount Vernon Trail and back. Cost: $25 for bike rental and helmet. Register online at alfredstreet.org. Contact email@example.com for more information.
CAYA Topic: “Are you Ready for a Relationship or Marriage?”
Sep 06, 2017 – 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Special Guest: Joi-Marie McKenzie, Entertainment Journalist for ABCNews.com and Author of
“The Engagement Game”
Author of “The Engagement Game” Joi-Marie McKenzie is an Entertainment and Lifestyle writer for ABCNews.com. She is also the creator of the award-winning website The Fab Empire. McKenzie is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She currently resides in New York City. She is also the daughter of Bishop Vashtie McKenzie, the first female elected Bishop of the A.M.E church. The tie in for having Joi as a guest for CAYA is her book “The Engagement Game” which talks about the games she played to get her boyfriend to propose and ultimately realizing she wasn’t ready for a relationship or marriage. The book was released in March 2017.
Please join the Social Justice Ministry for the monthly General Body Meeting on Saturday, September 9th at 3:30 – 5:00 PM; Room 211/212.
DivorceCare, a biblically-based support group for people who are divorced, separated or considering ending a marriage. The 13-week Fall cycle starts Sun. Sept. 10th and Wed., Sept. 6th. WHEN: Sun. at 1:45 pm; Wed. at 6:30 pm. WHERE: Fellowship Hall, then Room 325. We also offer DivorceCare 4 Kids (DC4K) on Sun. only for kids 5-12 years old and a session for kids younger. Sessions have been life-changing for participants. Questions? EMAIL: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking Facilitators for the DivorceCare Ministry – Have you been separated or divorced? Have you learned valuable lessons and experienced healing from the hurt? Would you like to help others do the same in this biblically-based support group? We will provide you support and training. Email: email@example.com for details.
Please join the ASBC Dance Ministry in their annual workshop on September 9th. This will be a great time for those interested in the ministry, as well as current members, to come together and explore the ministry of dance as a form of worship. The day will be filled with dancing, learning, and worship as we dive into the history and biblical principles of dance as a form of worship as well as different movement styles and techniques used to minister. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY.
Tutorial 2017-18 – Opening Session & Orientation
September 11, 2017 – 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Church wide (Excluding Room 221)
Communications requested to use collateral from the 2016-2017 school year
(photos, event video, and EOY celebration).
ASBC’s Welton E. Quander Bowling Fellowship League will have a position round September 16th at 12:45pm at Bowl America 6450 Edsall Road Alexandria VA. Bowlers and non-bowlers are welcome to join us for an afternoon of fun and fellowship. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASBC Intermediate/Advanced Tennis session will take place on September 16 from 8:30 am – 10:30 am at T.C. Williams High School (3330 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302). All intermediate and advanced tennis players are welcomed to attend. Please remember to bring your tennis racquet, a can of balls, and water/snacks. For more information regarding this event, please contact email@example.com.
Have a legal question or legal issue? Stop by the Alfred Street Side Bars in Church Building Rooms 313 or 314 on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 4:00-5:00 pm OR on Sunday, September 17, 2017 following the 11:30 am Worship Service in Rooms 315 or 325. Members of the Legal Resources Ministry will be on site to do intake and make referrals to assist you with your legal questions or concerns.
Tutorial Ministry Scholarship Workshop @ ASBC The Tutorial Ministry at Alfred Street Baptist Church presents its 2017 Scholarship Workshop with award winning author Marianne Ragins. Saturday September 30th, 9-11 AM in the multipurpose room, 301 S. Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!. by September 27th to qualify for one of two scholarship awards to attendees.
2017 Women’s Conference: “Removing the Mask: Continuing the Journey to Excellence” 2 Corinthians 3:16-18 WHEN: Friday, September 29 – Sunday, October 1 WHAT: A weekend to refresh and heal our souls as we continue to walk in excellence towards the peace and love of God WHERE: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, VA COST: $100 deposit by May 15 Balance due August 28. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY!.
Join the Seasoned Saints Ministry every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at noon in the sanctuary for Bible Study and fellowship from 1-2:30pm in the MPR. For more information, please call the office or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal Clinic focused on Wills, Trusts, and Estates. October 7, 2017, 1:00-5:00pm.
Panel discussion on these legal topics and FREE attorney consultations. A reception will follow this event. Want to learn how to protect and preserve your assets and property for future generations? Have minor or disabled children that you want to ensure are cared for? Join the ASBC Legal Resources Ministry and legal experts in this area for a panel discussion on Wills and Trusts. This clinic is FREE and open to ALL ASBC members and the community. You will also be able to schedule a FREE 15-minute consultation with a licensed attorney. Light refreshment will be served. Multipurpose Room (Church Building)
Social Justice Candidates Forum WHEN: Thurs., Oct. 12th. WHERE: MPR/Sanctuary TIME: 6:30 PM – Meet & Greet; 7:30- 9:00 PM – Forum; Join local area candidates invited to share their platforms and to discuss important issues for our community in advance of the November 7th Elections in Virginia. More Details to follow. Email: Socialjustice@alfredstreet.org
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk – Please plan to join the Cancer Care & Awareness Ministry in partnership with Discipleship Group #14 for this Walk on Sunday October 29, 2017 at no cost. For more information, please contact: email@example.com for details.
The ASBC John O. Peterson Library is seeking volunteers. The new JOP Library director is Michele Sellars. EMAIL: Joplibrary@alfredstreet.org for details.