Church Announcements – May 19

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Attention All Military Personnel:  We are inviting all active duty, veterans and retired soldiers to wear your uniforms on Memorial Day Sunday, May 26, 2019.  We want to acknowledge and honor your invaluable service to our country.


Join the Simon Temple Women of Excellence in observance of Lupus Recognition Month.  1.5 million Americans are living with Lupus but this disease not only affects them but their loved ones as well.  If Lupus has affected you in any way, please sign up in the church office.


The Free to Be Me Empowerment Symposium 2019 tickets are available for purchase in the vestibule and bookstore after both services.  Advertising and vendor opportunities for businesses are still available.  Advertise your business or congratulate First Lady in the Free To Be Me Commemorative booklet.


Please sign up in the church office to participate in the “Temple Fitness Class.”


**SecureGive Update:  Simon Temple’s online contribution platform has been updated. All persons that have given online will receive an email from SecureGive with the update details and a link to the new giving URL so you can confirm your account information.  Please follow the detailed instructions to complete this important update.


**All members who are High School & College Graduates please sign-up for Graduate Sunday from now until June 2, 2019 in the Church Office. Graduate Sunday will be held June 23rd at 11:00. You must sign-up in order to participate. POC: Dr. V. Alford


Scholarships available:  The Men of Zion Scholarship packets are also available in the church office and online at:  POC: Bro. Gene Freeman


Manuel/Stroud Scholarship Applications are available online and in the church office. Completed applications are due back in the church office no later than 6:30 pm on June 1st. Interviews will be held June 5th. Each applicant will be provided a time for his/her interview. POC:  Dr. V. Alford


If you are interested in participating in the Simon Temple alcohol/narcotics anonymous class, please sign up in the church office.


VBS Registration:  Registration has begun in the Church Officefor Vacation Bible School “Babylon Daniel’s Courage in Captivity” which will take place from June 24th-26th.  The last day to register will be June 19th. See you there! POC:  Dr. V. Alford


May 19—Rev. Felica Thompson will be preaching at Mt. Hebrew AMEZ Church at 6830 Ramsey St. Fay, NC 28311 at 3pm for their “100 Women in Red” program.


May 20—New Members Class Part 3 will be in the New Fellowship Hall at 6 pm.


May 22—The Lay Council will meet on Wednesday at 5:45pm.  We are growing, learning and outreaching to the community as well as supporting both local church and district ministries. Be present and on time.  POC: Sis. Degraphenreid


May 23—Our community needs prayer!  Calling all with a heart to serve. James 5:16 states, “…the effectual fervent prayer of the righteous availeth much.”  God requires His children to avail themselves to those in need.  If you can offer up a small portion of your day, 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.


Jun 1—Rev. Felica R. Thompson will host Wives Only Empowerment in the front section of the Kingdom Plaza Empowerment Center at 10:00 am.


Jun 15—On Saturday of Father’s Day weekend, we will have the “Faith of a Father” Breakfast at 9:00 am. All men are invited. We will honor our active duty fathers with gift packages. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 22nd for $5.00.


June 28—Attention All Youth, Attention all Youth ages 13 -21. Wow, FRIDAY our firstPUSH SERVICE! You don’t want to miss this. New Fellowship Hall! 7:30 pm Sharp! Invite your friends, classmates, teammates, slide in the DM’s it’s going to be crazy! Leave your church clothes at home and everything you think you know about it. This will be an experience like no other.  See you there!


Business of the Week

“Inaugural Andrade & Friends Soccer Camp”

Camp Director – Bro. Marvin Andrade, Sr.

Camp I – June 10-14:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm for youth ages 8-18

Location:  Westover Youth Center – 267 Bonanza Drive, Fayetteville, NC

Contact:  (910) 864-8037

Mobile:  (910) 850-0693