Church Announcements – November 11

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ATTENTION!!!  RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL:  Join the Cumberland County Retired School Personnel (CCRSP) for our monthly meetings held every second Monday at 10:00 am at the ERC.  For more information, contact Sis. Sandra Oliver – (910) 850-7967 or Sis. Affie Sawyer – (910) 670-3415.


The Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials has a Student Resource Guide with several internship and scholarship opportunities available for students attending or who plan to attend a historically black college or university or a minority institution of higher learning. Email the church office at to have a copy of the guide emailed to you.


**If your child or youth 12-18 is interested in becoming a junior leader (trustee, steward, class leader, officer) in the church, please sign him/her up online or in the church office.  Child or youth must be an active member of church.


Nov 13—Baptism for youth and adults will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm.  If you desire to be baptized, sign up in the church office.  All candidates should bring towels, a change of clothes and report to the Old Fellowship Hall NLT than 5:30 pm.  Ensure you have completed the baptismal form in the church office. You do not have to be a member of Simon Temple to be baptized.


Nov 13—The Simon Temple Cancer Support Group meeting will be held in the classroom in the New Sanctuary at 6:30 pm.  POC:  Bro. Darryl Patrick


Nov 13—Men’s Empowerment will be held in Kingdom Plaza at 6:30 pm.  Come and receive powerful insight from the book, “Six Battles Every Man Must Win” by Bill Perkins.  All men are invited to attend this awesome fellowship experience and we ask everyone to encourage a man of God that you know to attend!


Nov 13—The Book Club will meet in Conference Room A at 6:30 pm.  The book of discussion:  “The Gifts and Ministries of the Holy Spirit” by Lester Sumrall.


Nov 17—Women’s Empowerment continues the study of “SACRED SECRETS” in the front section of Kingdom Plaza at 10:00 am.  POCs: Rev. Jennifer Blair & Rev. Paula Young


Nov 19—New Members Class Part 3 will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm.  Visit: to sign upor contact Sis. Gentry in the church office at:  (910) 867-1182 ext. 103.


Nov 21-23—The Simon Temple Church Office will be closed on Wednesday, Thanksgiving Day and Friday, Nov 21st-23rd.  For emergencies concerning critical incidents, hospitalizations, or death notifications, call (910) 391-2998.


Nov 29—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.


Dec 1—The Cape Fear Area Section of the NCNW, Inc. will host an “After Five Holiday Tea” in the New Fellowship Hall from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. To purchase tickets for this event, contact Darlene McAllister at:  (910) 322-6743 or