Church Announcements – February 24

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The Free to Be Me Empowerment Symposium 2019 has sponsor, advertisement and vendor opportunities for businesses available.  Become a Sponsor, advertise your business or send a congratulations to First Lady in the Free To Be Me Commemorative booklet.


Video announcements must be submitted to the church office NLT than Tuesday before noon, twelve days before the Sunday on which the video is to air.  Bulletin announcements must be submitted to the office NLT than Tuesday before noon, five days before the Sunday it is to appear in the bulletin.  No exceptions made without express email or written consent from Pastor Thompson.  Submit all announcements only via email to:


Simon Temple’s Annual MasterLife Christian Discipleship Program begins March 7, 2019 with both Noon-Day and Evening Sessions. You may sign up in church office or at simontemple.seguregive.comand obtain a copy of this course’s description from shelf in new lobby or church office area.  POC: Dr. L. Newton – (910) 867-1182, ext. 106 or


Feb 27—The Lay Council meeting will be held at 5:45pm.  With the exception of ordained ministers, all members are welcome.  POC:  Sis. Queen Degraphenreid


Feb 28—Our community needs prayer!  James 5:16 states, “…the effectual fervent

prayer of the righteous availeth much.  God requires His children to avail themselves to those in need.  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.


Feb 28—The G.a.P. (Grandparents as Parents) Ministry will meet on Thursday in Conference Room A at 6:30 pm.  If you are playing a major role in raising your grandchildren, come out and receive powerful insights from others who are standing in the G.a.P. for their children’s children.  POC: Rev. Wilhelmina Rogers


Mar 2—Wives Only Empowerment will be hosted by Rev. Felica R. Thompson in the front section of the Kingdom Plaza Empowerment Center at 10:00 am.


Mar 2 —Simon Temple Family Night– Fun, Food, Games and More for the entire family including, The reveal of the new Youth Ministry and Young Adults Ministry. This event will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 5:00 pm. Sign-up to become involved with these current/new (current slash new) ministries and also meet the new Youth and Young Adult Minister, Bro. Xavier Daniels.


Mar 4—New Members Class will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm.  Part 1 – March 4th; Part 2 – March 11th; Part 3 – March 18th.  Please contact Sis. Rebecca Gentry in the church office at (910) 867-1182 ext. 103 or visit simontemple.securegive.comto sign up.


Mar 12—The Cancer Support Group will meet in the New Sanctuary classroom at 6:30 pm.  If you or a loved one is battling cancer, please join us for support.  POC: Bro. Darryl Patrick