Church Announcements – February 9

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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 at 8:00 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 office where 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.



Feb 9—Voting/Election information in church lobby TODAY.

Feb 13-29—Early Voting Dates. Register/Vote Same Day

Feb 16—”Souls To the Polls” at Smith Rec. Ctr. • 1:30-5:00pm • Food, Music & Fun



Feb 13—A Senior Valentines Social will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 12:00 noon.  Food, games and fellowship will be provided for persons 65 and over.  Sign up in the church office by February 9th.


Feb 13-15—To make all hotel reservations for the Valentines Getaway, call Ashley Loffredo directly at (757) 275-7870.   If she is not available, please leave a message stating your name, that you are making reservations for the Marriage Ministry Getaway from February 13th-15th and a call back number.


Feb 15—Asking all missionaries to please be in attendance at our Missionary Meeting at 11:30am.  Please contact Sis. Affie Sawyer, Missionary president, if you have any questions or concerns.


Feb 15—The Singles Ministry presents the “Living Single and Saved“ Valentines Social in the New Fellowship Hall, 5:00-9:00 pm. The cost is $15.00 per person.  Purchase your tickets in the lobby and the bookstore after both services.


Feb 16—New Members Classes will be held on the 1st, 3rd and 4th Sundays in the New Fellowship Hall at 1:30 pm.  Classes 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 2 – February 16th, Part 3 – February 23rd.  Contact Sis. R. Gentry


Feb 19—Which Fork Do I Use: Etiquette 101. This Daughters of Excellence Empowerment Session will be held in the Youth Empowerment Center at 6:45 pm. Young ladies ages 7-18 are welcome. POC:  Dr. Alford.


Feb 23—February is African-American Heritage Month: please join the Sunday School Department as we acknowledge and commemorate the opportunity to honor accomplishments of Black Americans.  Mrs. Katherine Marable, retired Cumberland County School Teacher, will be our guest presenter on 4th Sunday at 10:00 am during the Sunday School hour.  Please join us! POC: Kathy Northe


Aug 22—The Reverend Brian R. Thompson, Sr. Charity Golf Classic will be held Saturday, August 22 at Carolina Lakes Golf Club. This is our 20th Anniversary.   Your support and participation is greatly appreciated.


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 will begin on Friday, February 7th and will be $100.00 without transportation and $150.00 with transportation.

POC:  Rev. Brechelle Pinkett