Church Announcements – October 13

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The Simon Temple Lay Council urges residents of the City of Fayetteville to GET OUT TO VOTE • NO VOTER ID REQUIRED • EARLY VOTING SCHEDULE:  October 16 – November 1 – ONE SITE: Board of Elections, 227 Fountainhead Ln.  8:00am-5:00pm (No Saturday or Sunday voting) • SAME DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE • Voting Site Location:  Call Board of Elections – (910) 678-7733 or visit:  www.ncvoter.orgQuestions/Problems at the polls – (888) OUR-VOTE • MUNICIPAL ELECTION DAY– TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5.  SCHEDULE:  6:30am – 7:30pm.  SITES:  Your Regular Precinct location.


The Protectors of the Promise Ministry will begin soon and we need willing and available persons from 7:00am – 9:30am and from 2:30pm – 4:00pm.  You will assist in protecting the children that attend the schools on Bonanza Drive near the church, by cautioning drivers to slow down.  Please sign up in the church office.


The Simon Temple Energizers will have Open Enrollment October 13-November 10 for boys and girls ages 7-12. Please sign up in the Church Office.


The House of Refuge Prayer and Spiritual Guidance Center:  Call 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.


Announcement to all Missionaries:  Anyone wanting to purchase a Life Members Stole, applications are in the church office.  The next stoling will be at Annual Conference on 11/08/2019.  POC:  Sis. Nellie Smith



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!”



Oct 13— Baptism will be held in the New Fellowship Hall every 2nd Sunday including this afternoon 15 minutes following the close of 11 o’clock worship service. All candidates are to meet in Conference Room B immediately after service.  Bring towels and a change of clothing.  Please ensure that you have filled out the baptismal form in the church office.


Oct 13—Presiding Elder’s Appreciation service for Elder Joseph C. Brown, Sr., will be here at Simon Temple in the New Fellowship Hall this afternoon at 4:00 pm.


Oct 14—New Members Class will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm. Part 2 – October 14th; Part 3 – October 21st


Oct 16—Simon Temple YYA Ministry presents a Mental Health Awareness event entitled:  “Keep Your Head Up” centered around ‘How to Identify and Deal with Depression.’ Special Guest, Lejuene Thompson will join us for this event, which will begin at 6:45 pm.


Oct 19—Rev. Felica Thompson will preach at the Cape Fear Annual Conference at St. Luke AME Zion Church in Wilmington, NC.  The bus will leave at 7:30 am.


Oct 20—Pastor & First Lady’s Appreciation Service will be held during the 8:30 & 11:00 services with guest artist Kierra “KiKi” Sheard.  We want to be a blessing to them for 18 years of service.  Each member is asked to contribute $25.00.


Oct 23—The Lay Council will meet on Wednesday, October 23 at 5:45pm.  All lay members are invited. Agenda includes:  Planning for Get Out the Vote plans for 2019 Municipal Elections and the upcoming election of Lay Council officers.


Oct 24—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 Drive-Thru Prayer in

the church parking lot during the hours of 11:00 am – 4:00 pm.


Oct 25—Pastor and First Lady Thompson will both be preaching at the South Carolina Annual Conference.  First Lady will preach at the 8:00 am prayer breakfast.  The bus will be leaving at 5:00 am.  You will be served breakfast and this bus will return at 12:00 noon.  Pastor will be preaching at 7:00 pm.  The bus going to this service will leave at 3:00 pm.  You will be served dinner and the bus will return back to Simon Temple by 12:00 midnight.  Let’s show our support for our Pastor and First Lady at these preaching engagements.


Oct 26—October the Women of Excellence will be hosting a Community Church Yard Sale 8AM to 12PM.  The cost of one table is $25.  Each additional table is $20.  Sign up will take place after each Sunday service or in the church office during the week.  Last day to sign up is 23 October 12 noon or until the last table is sold.  POC is Sis. Loretta Whitehurst


Oct 31—The Fall Festival will be held at Simon Temple beginning at 6:00 pm.  This event will include hayrides, fun, food, candy, games, prizes and a best costume


Nov 7—Pastor Thompson will preach at the Central N.C. Annual Conference at Rush Metropolitan in Raleigh at 7:00 pm.  Call or sign up in the church office.  Bus will leave at 4:00 pm.