Church Announcements – September 16

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The 17-Year Pastoral Celebration and Appreciation Service for Pastor Rev. Brian R. Thompson, Sr. & the First Family of Simon Temple will be held on Sunday, October 21st.  Our special musical guest will be Jonathan McReynolds.


ATTENTION!!!  RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL:  Join the Cumberland County Retired School Personnel (CCRSP) for our monthly meetings held every second Monday starting September 10, 2018, 10:00 am at the ERC.  For more information, contact Sis. Sandra Oliver – (910) 850-7967 or Sis. Affie Sawyer – (910) 670-3415.

*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.  Forms must be completed and returned by October 7th. You must already have a red stole in order to purchase a purple stole.


Sep 17—The Simon Temple Usher Board will be conducting its 4th quarterly meeting in the New Sanctuary at 6:00 pm.  All Senior and Adult Usher Board members are required to be in attendance.


Sep 17 & 24—New Members Classes will be held in the New Fellowship Hall at

6:00 pm.   Part 2 – September 17th and Part 3 – September 24th.  Please visit: to sign up or call Sis. Gentry in the church office.


Sep 19—The Fayetteville District Conference will be held at Simon Temple in the New Sanctuary from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  The attire for the conference is business.  There will not be a communion service during this district conference.


Sep 23—Dr. Sandra Gadson, International President of the WHOMS (Women’s Home & Overseas Missionary Society) will be the guest speaker at the Mission Day program at Simon Temple for a Candlelight Service at 4:00 pm.  Everyone is invited.  Please wear your red or purple stole and bring a small light.


Sep 25—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!


Sep 28-29—The Women of Excellence 10-Year Commemorative Celebration will be held on September 28-29, 2018.  Tickets are on sale now.  Purchase them online, in the vestibule after both services, or in the church office.


Sep 30—The Simon Temple Youth Praise Dancersand The Simon Temple Energizersare both having open enrollment until the end of the month. Girls ages 7-18 can sign up to join the Youth Praise Dancers and girls & boys ages 7-12 can sign up to join the Energizers.  Sign up in the in the church office.


Oct 6—The Simon Temple Men of Zion Picnic will be held at the Ministry House on the first Saturday in October from 11:00am -3:00 pm.