Discovery Sunday 2016

Discovery Sunday allows members the?opportunity to exercise their hidden gifts and talents and participate in new areas of ministry!

Here are photos of this year’s amazing Discovery Sunday!


Pastor Wilkes introduces the speakers of the hour for our 8:45am Worship Service: Chairman of the Deacon Board Lawrence Slade and Vice-Chairman Deacon Steve Burton.


They did a fantastic job with their sermons!


Snippet from Chairman, Deacon Lawrence Slade’s sermon “Prayer Will Fix It Every time” at our 8:45am Worship Service! (Text: Acts 16:20-30)


Snippet from Vice Chairman, Deacon Steve Burton’s sermon “What’s Love Got To Do With It?” at our 8:45am Worship Service! (Text: 1 Corinthians 13:1-2)


Sis. Kristina Rogers also ministered through dance with another performance of Travis Greene’s “Made A Way”.


We had several ?”Discovery Greeters” this Discovery Sunday to welcome you to our Worship Service!


Sisters-In-Christ Jennifer Carter, Anita Bryant Porter, Kristina Rogers, Rev. Yvonne King, and Melia Burris pose for a photo before Discovery Sunday Worship.


Sis. Anita Bryant-Porter served as our “Discovery Worship Leader” for Discovery Sunday!


Sis. Bryant-Porter ushered in the Spirit!


The atmosphere was truly set for a wonderful way to discover our hidden gifts and talents!


It was truly a time for Worship and Praise!


Our lovely EFBC Matriarchs Sis. Doris Byrd and Sis. Verna Mae Patrick enjoying the Discovery Sunday Worship Service.


Sis. Mae Haith, Sis. Nompahla Mtsambiwa, Sis. Akiaha Patrick, and Sis. Marilyn Slade showed us their hidden talents of dance to?Kurt Carr’s “In The Sanctuary”.


Sis. Dot Wilkins?was our “Discovery Announcer” and informed the congregation of upcoming events and rehearsals like a true professional.


Our Discovery Choir did a phenomenal job singing congregational favorites: “Emmanuel” and “Pass Me Not”.


Snippet from Pastor James Wilkes, Jr.’s powerful sermon “Try It Again” at our 10:45am Discovery Sunday Worship Service! (Text: Genesis 26:17-22 )

Sermon Recap:?


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Our first-ever “Discovery Deacons” Sis. Rosetta Foust and Sis. Kristina Rogers did a wonderful job at the Altar!


Great job again, Discovery Choir! We hope that you utilize those talents in an EFBC Choir in the near future!


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We even had Sis. Kenyona Williamson as a “Discovery Bassist” and Sis. Kristina Rogers as a “Discovery Drummer”!


Last but certainly not least, many thanks to these wonderful Discovery Ushers who stayed busy on their feet — all with smiles on their faces! We hope that you join our Usher’s Ministry!