Church Announcements – December 8

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Please bless our youth and family in our community this Christmas.  Let’s reach beyond what we see and be a blessing by bringing coats, gloves, shoes & clothes. Gift-wrapping will take place on December 21st from 3 – 7pm. Sign up in the church office to assist with gift-wrapping. POC Sis. Loretta Whitehurst.


The Protectors of the Promise Ministry is having open sign-up.  We need willing and available persons in the morning & afternoon. You will assist in protecting the children that attend the schools on Bonanza Drive near the church, by cautioning drivers to slow down.  POC: Bro. Nigel Morris – (910) 364-5162


The House of Refuge Prayer and Spiritual Guidance Center:  Call (855) 979-9804 between the hours of 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, if you find yourself in need of prayer.  Please limit calls to less than 5 minutes so we can assist those inside and outside the church. 


The Temple Fitness Class will be held every Saturday morning from 8:00 – 9:00 led by Bro. Jonathan Foster.  Get your ‘temple’ in shape at “The Temple!”


Dec 8—Pastor will be preaching at Greater Chrysolite AME Zion Church in the Lumberton District at 4:00 pm.  The address is 1307 Meadow Road in Lumberton.  We need the congregation, ushers and choir to go in support of our Pastor.


Dec 9—The Fayetteville District Organization meeting will be held at Hood Memorial at 6:30 pm.


Dec 10— The Cancer Support Group will meet in the classroom in the New

Sanctuary at 6:30 pm.  POC: Bro. Darryl Patrick – (910) 978-5691


Dec 10—Men’s Empowerment will be held in the Empowerment Center (rear) in Kingdom Plaza at 6:30pm.  Issues pertaining to men of God will be discussed.  See you there!  POC: Rev. Mark Eubanks – (910) 261-1878


Dec 11—The next Photography Ministry meeting will be in Conference Room B at 6:00 pm. If you are interested in becoming a part of this ministry, please attend this meeting.  POC: Bro. Ronald Bogan – (910) 551-1197


Dec 11—The Children’s Christmas Program rehearsal will be Dec. 11that 6:45 pm.  POC: Sis. Sarah Wilson (910) 884-5184. Children’s Choir practice will be held on December 11thand 18th  at 6:00pm. POC: Sis. Angela Riddick – (910) 583-7544


Dec 14—YAMS Mass Meeting will be at Mattock Memorial at 9:00 am.  Following the Mass Meeting persons will be going to volunteer at the Migrant Ministry in Sampson County.  Sis. Helen Gilchrist is coordinating this activity.  Please volunteer to help out.


Dec 15—The Children’s Christmas Program will be held on 3rd Sunday in the New Sanctuary during the 11:00 service.  The Christmas Party will be held in the New Fellowship Hall immediately following the benediction.


Dec 18—The Simon Temple Lay Council will meet at 5:30pm. The agenda will include plans for the upcoming Convocation in March, membership updates, and opportunities to select committees or ministries.   All members of Simon Temple are welcome as we plan for our 2020 year.  POC: Queen Degraphenreid


Dec 21—Women’s Empowerment Celebrating Seasons of Breakthroughs 2019 Holiday Brunch, December 21st at 10:00 am in the church Fellowship Hall.  Please sign up at the welcome table in the vestibule/main lobby.


Dec 21—Simon Temple will conduct its annual Christmas Outreach Ministry from 10am-2pm at designated locations in our community. This ministry will entail praying, preaching, drive thru prayer, leading souls to Christ, food & clothing giveaways, random acts of kindness, and a nursing home visit. We need your help and giving! POC is Sis Sawyer and Dr. L. Newton