Church Announcements – November 25

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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.


The “Simon Temple Café” is open for business every Sunday morning before & after both services from 7:30 am – 8:45 am and again from 9:30 am – 11:00 am.   Stop in the Old Fellowship Hall and get a delicious breakfast prepared by one of our amazing chefs!


Nov 25—Happy Holidays from the Women of Excellence!  Please help us bless the youth in our community this Christmas by donating new toys, coats, hats, and gloves.  A box will be located in the foyer of the church each Sunday and in the hallway by the church office during the week beginning today, November 25th.  POC:  Sis. Loretta Whitehurst.


Nov 27—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 28—Children’s choir practice will be Nov. 28th, Dec. 5th, 12th, and 19th at 6:00 pm.  POC: Sis. Angela Riddick


Nov 28—Children’s Christmas Program rehearsal will be Nov. 28th, Dec. 5thand 12th at 7:00 pm.  POC: Sis. Sarah Wilson


Nov 29—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.


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


Dec 3—The Fayetteville District Organization meeting will be held at Hood Memorial AME Zion Church at 6:30 pm.


Dec 6—The Simon Temple Budget Committee meeting will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 5:30 pm followed by the Organization meeting at 6:45 pm.


Dec 6—The GaP (Grandparents as Parents) meeting will be held in Conference Room B at 6:30 pm.  All grandparents are invited and welcome!


Dec 8—Women’s Empowerment will be held on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8TH @ 10:00 A.M.  Come join the discussion on the book, “Sacred Secrets.” We are looking forward to meeting you there!!  Refreshments will be served at 9:45 a.m.  Points of Contact:  Rev. Jennifer Blair and Rev. Paula Young


Dec 9—The 2018 MasterLife Christian Discipleship Graduation Ceremony will be held on December 2nd at the 11am service. Participants will meet on December 9th, at 9:15am in the Classroom beside the Nursery room in the New Sanctuary. POC:  Dr. L. Newton -(910) 867-1182, Ext 106.