Church Announcements – February 23

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Feb 29—Early Voting Ends. Register & Vote Same Day, if necessary.



Important Announcement:  All members who are business owners and commission-based sales associates, we would like to highlight your company or organization on our video announcements as Business of the Week and in our updated business directory. Please submit your business card to the church office or a digital copy to:


Have you worked out with the Temple Fitness Group yet?  If not, what are you waiting for?  Come out to the New Fellowship Hall each Saturday at 8:00 am and let Bro. Jonathan Foster help you reach your fitness goals.


If you signed up to receive your 2019 contribution statement, you may stop by the church office and pick it up.


If you were baptized between 2011-2019, please come by the church office today and pick up your baptism certificate.


The MasterLife Christian Discipleship Program will begin on March 5, 2020 with the option of attending one of two sessions weekly. Please sign up in the church officewhere you may also obtain a description of the six-month program. POC is Dr. L. Newton


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.


Simon Temple Softball Team:  All men and women interested in playing softball on the church’s team, please sign up in the church office.


Feb 23—New Members Classeswill now be held on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Sundays in the New Fellowship Hall at 1:30 pm and will no longer be held on Mondays.  All new members who have not taken your new members classes please prepare to do so soon. Part 3 – February 23rd.  Contact Sis. R. Gentry


Feb 26—Lay Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday at 5:30pm.  The Agenda  includes: CLC Convocation, Report from District meeting, and final weeks of early voting.  All lay members invited.


Feb 27—Please come join us for our G.a.P. (Grandparents as Parents) support group meeting in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:30 pm.  Topic:  “What God says about grandparents?”  Bring in a pack of cookies that describes your personality. You have one minute to discuss it with the group.  Light refreshments and prizes for everyone.  Looking to see you there!


Feb 27—Bereavement Class will be held in Conference Room A at 6:30 pm. POC: Dr. Carol Davis-Forte


Feb 29—Women’s Empowerment will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 10:00 am.  Our current study is centered in Beth Moore’s, “Breaking Free” – Discover God’s absolute freedom and “Break the Bondages of Mediocrity.  POCs: Rev. Jennifer Blair & Rev. Paula Young


Mar 3— Make plans to be with us for an amazing March Gladness event on Tuesday evening, March 3rd at 7:00.  Rev. Dr. Marcus Cosby, pastor of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston, TX, will bring the message.  Doors open at 6:00.  Be there to receive the blessing God has in store for us!


Mar 10—The class leader Appreciation Dinner/Meeting will take place Tuesday at 5:45pm in the New Fellowship Hall. All class leaders and their spouses, class leader Emeritus and spouse are to be in attendance.  POC: Bro. Ronnie VanDyke


Aug 22—The Rev. Brian R. Thompson, Sr. Charity Golf Classic is celebrating its 20th year.  Our goal is to raise $20,000.  Please help us Commemorate this awesome event with your participation and/or donation. No donation is too small. POC:  Bro. Gene Freeman.


Aug 28-30—The WOE Women’s Retreat will be held August 28th – 30th at the Lifeway Ridgecrest Conference Center in Ridgeway, NC.  This year’s Theme:  “Hidden Figures.”  Registration is underway and will be $100.00 without transportation and $150.00 with transportation.  POC: Sis. Brechelle Pinkett