Church Announcements – December 16

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Happy Holidays from the Women of Excellence!  Please help us bless the youth in our community this Christmas by donating new toys, coats, hats, and gloves.  A box is located in the vestibule of the church today and in the hallway by the church office during the week.  The deadline for bringing your gift items is Friday, December 21st at 12 noon.  POC:  Sis. Loretta Whitehurst.


Dec 17—New Members Class Part 3 will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at

6:00 pm.  Please contact Sis. Gentry in the church office or sign up via the ‘Registration’ tab at:


Dec 17—Mass Choir rehearsal, in preparation to minister on 5th Sunday and New Year’s Eve, will be held in the New Sanctuary at 6:30 pm.


Dec 18—The Organization meeting for Simon Temple will be held on Tuesday, December 18th in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:30 pm.


Dec 21—The WOE need volunteers to help wrap presents in the Old Fellowship Hall from 3pm-7pm.  Sign up online at

POC:  Sis. Loretta Whitehurst – (210) 577-9005.


Dec 22—Simon Temple will conduct its annual Christmas Outreach Ministry in the lot next to Colvin Funeral Home at 2010 Murchison Road from 10am-2pm.  This event will include preaching, feeding, clothing, random acts of kindness, a visit to a nursing home, and drive thru prayer. We need your help and giving!


Dec 22—The Young Adult Christmas Social for person ages 21-45 will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 7:00 pm.  Food, gospel jazz and fun.  Admission: $5.00


Dec 25 & 26—The Simon Temple Church Office will be closed Tuesday & Wednesday in observance of the Christmas holiday.  For emergencies concerning critical incidents, hospitalizations, or death notifications, call (910) 391-2998.


Dec 27—Our community needs prayer!  Calling all with a heart to serve. James 5:16 states, “…the effectual fervent prayer of the righteous availeth much.”  God requires His children to avail themselves to those in need. If you can offer up a small portion of your day, please come out to assist us with the Prayer Drive-Thru in the church parking lot during the hours of 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Jan 2—Quarterly Conference will begin promptly at 6:30 pm.


Jan 11—The Women of Excellence will be having a Women’s Ministry Vision Night on January 11th at 6:30pm.  Please sign up for this event online via the ‘Registration tab’ at: