Church Announcements – July 21

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The Free to Be Me Empowerment Symposium 2019 has advertising and vendor opportunities for businesses still available.  Advertise your business or send congratulations to First Lady in the Free To Be Me Commemorative booklet.


Tickets are on sale for The Free To Be Me Symposium on Saturday, August 3rd!  Rev. Felica R. Thompson, FTBM radio show host, invites all to attend.  Purchase your tickets after both services in the vestibule or in the bookstore.  Tickets can also be purchased at by typing in 2019 Free to be Me Empowerment Symposium.  You still have time to advertise your business.  Forms are in the church office with details.


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!”


July 22—New Members Orientation Class Part 2 will be held tomorrow in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm.


July 22—The Quarterly Conference for the 3rd Quarter will be held tomorrow in the New Sanctuary at 6:30 pm.  All ministers, trustees, stewards, class leaders, deaconesses and department heads are required to be in attendance.


July 25—Grandparents as Parents will meet in Conference Room B at 6:30 pm.  POC:  Rev. Wilhelmina Rogers – (910) 964-2828


July 27—Ladies please join us for Women’s Empowerment as we conduct an in-depth discussion on “Breaking Free.” We are looking forward to meeting you there!!! POC:  Rev. Jennifer Blair and Rev. Paula Young


July 27—Take your spouse out on a “lunch and movie date” at the “AMC DINE-IN Holly Springs 9” located at 320 Grand Hill Place in Holly Springs, NC.  The Marriage Ministry will be viewing “The Lion King” at 1:15 pm.  All married couples are invited.  Hope to see you there!


July 27—There will be a Singles Ministry Conference & Fellowship.  Details TBA.


July 30—Men’s Empowerment will be held in the rear section of the Empowerment Center in Kingdom Plaza at 6:30pm. All men are encouraged to attend.


July 31—Lay Council meeting will be held at 5:45pm. Voter registration for 2019 Midterm Election and the 2020 Lay Council Convocation, which will be hosted by Simon Temple, will be discussed. All active, new and interested members are invited to attend.


Aug 5—A Church Wide Clean-up will take place on Monday, August 5th beginning at 9:00 am. Sign up in the church office to assist. POC: Sis. Janice Lee: 910-813-4799


Aug 6-9—The Men of Zion Men’s Conference entitled, The Experience 2019:  “Making Men Stronger” will be held at Simon Temple.  Please visit: or call (301) 390-2900, for more information.


Aug 10—The Rev. Brian R. Thompson, Sr. Annual Charity Golf Classic will be held at Carolina Lakes Golf Course, 53 Carolina Lakes Road, Sanford, NC.  Registration will begin at 7:30 am with a shotgun start at 8:30 am.  Individual and corporate sponsors welcome.  POC: Bro. Gene Freeman – (910) 988-4671


Aug 10—The Simon Temple Greeters will have a meeting with a guest speaker in the New Fellowship Hall at 10:00 am. This ministry is actively recruiting those who would like to serve in this capacity. If you are a member in good-standing and are interested, please contact Sis. Ann Alston at (910) 689-8389.


Aug 11—Pastor will be preaching at Union Grove AME Zion Church for the Homecoming Service at 4:00 pm.  We need the mass choir, ushers and congregation to attend this event in support of our Pastor.  Sign up in the church office to reserve your seat on the bus.


Aug 25—Simon Temple will be celebrating Homecoming on the 4th Sunday in August during both Sunday morning worship services.  Dinner will be served in the New Fellowship Hall following the 11:00 service.