Church Announcements – October 7

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The 17-Year Pastoral Celebration and Appreciation Servicefor Pastor Brian R. Thompson, Sr., Rev. Felica R. Thompson & the First Family of Simon Temple will be held on Sunday, October 21st.  All members are asked to contribute $25.00 toward our Pastor’s Appreciation Day.  Our special musical guest will be Jonathan McReynolds.


The Mid-term Election is fastly approaching:  keep the following dates in mind.

October 12 – Last day to register for the 2018 Mid-term Election

October 17 – November 3   – Early Voting Period & Same-Day Registration Period

November 6 – Mid-term Election Day

Registration forms and information are available in the church lobby.


*If you would like to purchase a Life Members Stole; Red, Purple, or Heart for Missions Pin, the stoling will take place during Annual Conference in November at Simon Temple.  Order forms are available in the vestibule and in the church office.  Today is the last day to turn in completed forms.  You must already have a red stole in order to purchase a purple stole.


Oct 8 & Oct 15—New Members Classes will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at

6:00 pm.   Part 2 – October 8th and Part 3 – October 15th.  Please visit: to sign up or call Sis. Gentry in the church office.


Oct 9—WIDU UNITY Service on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 7pm, at Simon Temple AME Zion Church with guest speaker Dr. Eric Mansfield.  Musical guests include RockFish Worship & Faith Tabernacle Mass Choir!


Oct 12—Simon Temple members will be serving Breakfast to the Homeless at Operation Inasmuch 531 Hillsboro Street from 7:00 am – 9:00 am.  If you are interested and available, please sign up at:


Oct 20—Darkness to Light Steward of Children Training will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at no cost for those who work with the Simon Temple youth and for those who would like to gain information on child abuse.  You must attend entire training to receive certificate.  Training will begin promptly at 9:00 am and will conclude at 11:30 am.  Please arrive and be seated by 8:45 am.  Sign up online at  POC:  Sis.  Loretta Whitehurst.


Oct 21-Oct 28—The Simon Temple Bookstore will have some of its inventory marked up to 50% off.  Please visit our bookstore after both services.


Oct 23—Due to the Unity Service being held on October 9th, Men’s Empowerment will only be held on the fourth Tuesdayof this month in Kingdom Plaza at 6:30 pm.  Join us as we discuss 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!