Church Announcements – Apr 22

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Scholarship opportunities: The Charles E. Manuel/Ethelind Stroud Scholarship packets and The Men of Zion Scholarship packets will be available beginning today in the church office and online. POC: Dr. Vanessa Alford

The 2018 Free To Be Me Empowerment Symposium will take place in the New Fellowship Hall on August 4th at 9:00 am. There will be speakers, vendors, and more. There are several sponsorshIp opportunities, advertising opportunities, and vendor spaces available. Reserve you space now. Event packets are available in the vestibule and in the church office.

Drama Ministry: if you are interested in being a part of this ministry and have experience in this area, please sign up at or in the church office. We want you to be involved with our next theatrical production!

The Simon Temple Holy Riders Motorcycle Club is starting soon. Please sign up at if you would like to join and ride!!!

Apr 22—Churchwide skating will be held at the 71st Round-a-Bout Skating Center located at 115 Skateway Drive in Fayetteville off Raeford Rd. Please sign up with Sis. Sarah Wilson in the Old Fellowship Hall.

**Apr 24—Men’s Empowerment will be held in the rear section of Kingdom Plaza on the 4th Tuesday of this month at 6:30 pm. All men are encouraged to attend this awesome fellowship experience!

Apr 25—Vacation Bible School Ministry Partners Training Session April 25, 2018 @5:45. If you are interested in serving as an instructor, assistant, artist or in any other capacity, please attend this training session.

Apr 26—Pastor Thompson will be preaching on the opening night of the Spring Revival at Pleasant Grove Church of Christ located at 208 North Racepath Street in Fayetteville. The Mass Choir, Praise Team, Ushers, and congregation have been invited to attend this revival in support of our Pastor and Pleasant Grove’s 100 years in ministry.

May 5 – The Annual Fayetteville District Walk-A-Thon will be held at Westover Recreation Center, beginning at 8:00am. For more information, POC is Sis. Lillie White, Second Mile Co-ordinator. Immediately following the walk, there will be a District Lay Council meeting at 9:30 and a Youth Directors Retreat at 10:00 am both at Simon Temple.

May 12—The WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE MINISTRY presents the “Lace and Pearls” Mothers & Girls Brunch on Saturday, May 12th at 10 am, hosted by First Lady, Rev. Felica R. Thompson and First Daughter Sis. Alexis A. Thompson. Come and receive “Pearls of Wisdom” from longtime member, Sis. Sarah Wilson. Tickets will be available in the church office or in the bookstore for $10 until Wednesday, May 10th. No tickets will be sold at the door.

May 19—First Lady Thompson will be preaching at the 7th Annual Women of Excellence Conference at Greater Chrysolite AME Zion Church, 1307 Meadow Road, Lumberton, NC on Saturday, May 19th at 9:00 am. Registration for this event is $25. You can sign up and pay registration in the church office or at, if you plan to attend. The deadline to register is May 1st. Transportation to this event will be provided by Simon Temple.

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3035 Legion Road
Suite 105
Fayetteville, NC 28306
(910) 964-4052 (phone) (email)