Church Announcements – October 20

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The Simon Temple Lay Council urges Fayetteville residents to GET OUT TO VOTE • NO VOTER ID REQUIRED • EARLY VOTINGuntil November 1 atONE SITE: Board of Elections, 227 Fountainhead Ln. 8:00am-5:00pm (No Saturday or Sunday voting) SAME DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE•


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.


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 21—New Members Class Part 3 will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:00 pm.


Oct 22—A training meeting will take place for persons that signed up to serve on the Protectors of the Promise Ministry.  The meeting will take place in the New Fellowship Hall at 6:30 pm.  The ministry will begin on Wednesday, October 23rd.


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—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.  This is the last Sunday to sign up.  Sign up in the church office until Wednesday, October 23rd at 12 noon or until the last table is sold.  POC:  Sis. Loretta Whitehurst


Oct 26—Marriage Ministry Massage Training session will be held in the New Fellowship Hall/Multipurpose Room from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Sign up in the church office.  Cost is $25.00 per couple.  Payment due on October 26th.  Great opportunity to learn some healthy tips and techniques to maintain the temple for you and your spouse! ****WEAR RELAXING ATTIRE AND BRING YOGA MAT****


Oct 28—A service for trial sermons will be held in the New Sanctuary at 7:00 pm.


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 2—Simon Temple will be viewing the movie “Harriet” at the Millstone 14 Cinemas, 3400 Footbridge Lane, Fayetteville, NC 28306 (near Hope Mills).  The viewing will be at 2:00 pm.  Tickets will be $5.00 and can only be purchased in the church office during the week, and in the bookstore or in the vestibule on Sundays.


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.