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The latest at Ebenezer Baptist Church

Stay up to date with the happenings of Ebenezer Baptist Church by visiting our blog. You'll find information such as announcements, sermon notes and thoughts from our pastor to encourage and challenge your walk with the Lord.

Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

07/14/2021

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Dear Ebenezer family, I greet you in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. I trust and pray that each of you and your families are doing well. We are doing fine. I am truly grateful for your support for our new reality of worship - in the sanctuary and virtually by digital media. I want you to be encouraged that I am supportive of your choice to worship the Lord as you choose best for you and your family. I want you to know that I love serving you as you...


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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

06/24/2021

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Good morning Ebenezer family, I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with the joy of the Lord as my strength. For truly great is the Lord, and He is worthy to be praised! We are three days away from returning back to our church building and reassembling as the spiritual body of Jesus Christ. I hope that you have been blessed by reading the Scriptures provided in the reentry letter and that you have prayed for the Lord's blessing upon the reopeni...


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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

06/24/2021

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Good morning Ebenezer family, I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with the joy of the Lord as my strength. For truly great is the Lord, and He is worthy to be praised! We are three days away from returning back to our church building and reassembling as the spiritual body of Jesus Christ. I hope that you have been blessed by reading the Scriptures provided in the reentry letter and that you have prayed for the Lord's blessing upon the reopeni...


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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

06/11/2021

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Dear Ebenezer Family,

The Executive Leadership Team met this week, and agreed upon June 27, 2021, as our first sanctuary worship since COVID19 restricted our in-person worship, and imposed restrictions on our personal lives that most of us have never experienced before. As a church family, we have experienced loss, but we have also experienced the grace of God throughout this period. We learned how to employ tools that enabled us to worship, to at...


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Pastor's Weekly Email 5-27-2021

by: James Kelly

05/27/2021

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Good Evening Ebenezer Family,Grace, mercy, peace and love to you from God our Father and Jesus Christ His Son.This coming Sunday is our parking lot service at 9:00am. I look forward to seeing your faces and greeting you in person this Sunday. Sister Bernice Vaughn is in Maryview Hospital, room 472 North. Please pray for her and the family. Sister Blondell Hardie has been giving wonderful news...
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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

05/20/2021

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Good day Ebenezer Family!I trust that all is well with everyone.If you have any updates on family and loved ones who are sick, or any bereaved, please share with Sister Pamela Watts. Thank you. Please be in prayer for Sisters Valerie James and Victoria Hicks, their sister Carlotta Taylor passed away. She lived in Maryland. Keep their families in prayer. Brother Raymond Brown is back home now. Keep Sister Bernice Vaughan in your pra...
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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

04/07/2021

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Good afternoon Ebenezer,Grace, mercy peace and love to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.It was a joy to see so many of you on Resurrection Sunday at the parking lot worship. I have already been asked by several people are we going to continue having those services. At this time, there are no plans for a regular parking lot service. However, that is not to say we won’t have them periodically. Wi...
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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

03/30/2021

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From: LeRoy Hill, Jr. <pastor.lhilljr@gmail.com>To: Pamela Watts <mpwatts1@verizon.net>; Ebenezer <ebcport@verizon.net>Sent: Tue, Mar 30, 2021 10:30 amSubject: Pastor’s Weekly EmailGood morning Ebenezer family,I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it! Praise His holy name!...
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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

03/11/2021

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Hello my beloved Ebenezer family, I greet you in the precious and powerful name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I trust that this email finds each of you doing well. For great is our God and He is worthy to be praised! I ask that you remember the family of Sister Judy Sparrow in prayer. We will celebrate her home going tomorrow at 11:00 AM at the Metropolitan Funeral Home in Portsmouth. Our daughter church, Third Baptist Church will be having an afternoon Palm Sund...


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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

03/03/2021

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Hello Ebenezer family, I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I trust that all is well with each of you. Let us remember how great is our God! It seems that death has become a friend of our congregation. We have lost another precious member of our church. Sister Judy Sparrow has gone home to be with the Lord. She passed away early Sunday evening. Let us be in prayer for her family. The funeral celebration for Sister Hannah Scott is Friday at 11:00 ...


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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

02/17/2021

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Hello Ebenezer family,

I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I trust all is well with everyone. Chanda and I are doing fine. However, keep us in your prayers as we are doing the same for you.

I thank you all for your prayers for the Burns family, during the loss and the home going celebration for Sister Doris Burns, wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and community “friend-parent to so many.” Pleas...


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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

02/12/2021

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Good morning EBC Family,

You know that the Lord has promised to keep them in perfect peace whose minds are stayed on Him. My thought for today is keep your mind on the Lord Jesus today and every day. Have you read your Daily Bread? What have you learned from “The Ticking Watch?” It is so true that sometimes, if not most times these days that we need to sit down, keep quiet, and soon we will hear the voice of God speaking in our souls. Psalm 37 i...


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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

02/03/2021

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Good morning Ebenezer!

So great is the Lord to us! He is also worthy to be praised. I greet you in the most mighty and majestic name above all names, the name of the Lord Jesus Christ!

We’ve made it already into the second month of 2021. Wow! It seems like yesterday was New Year’s Day. January flew by in a blur it seems. Yet, we’re still in a global pandemic, living with expectations for new leadership to help make a differenc...


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Greetings From Pastor Hill

by: James Kelly

01/28/2021

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Good morning Ebenezer,I greet you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I do trust that all is well with each of you. The Bible declares that our God is great and greatly to be praised! So let us praise the Lord every day of our lives.I am checking in on you this week and asking that you pass on your prayer requests to me, because I want to pray for you specifically. I enjoy praying for my brothers and sisters in Christ, in particular, special...


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