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Church Announcements – December 4, 2022

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The Christian Education Department is seeking volunteers to teach at Children’s Church. If you are interested or have questions regarding this ministry, please contact Sis. Sarah Wilson at (910) 487-1005.

The Usher Board seeks Adult and Youth Ushers for the 2nd and 4th Sundays. If you are interested, please notify Sis. Barbara Pollard (Adult), and Sis. Terri Hamm (Youth).
Ladies, Lady Tillett asks that you take the “How Are We Doing?” Survey. Please visit our website at, Click on the Ministries Tab, Select Women of Excellence, and Take the Women’s Ministry Survey. POC: Lady Kerri Tillett.

In-person Children’s Church is now in effect. We encourage children ages 3 – 12 to attend Children’s Church at 8:30 and 11:00 am each Sunday. POC: Sis. Sarah Wilson.
Simon Temple will have One Worship Service at 10:00 am on Sunday, December 25, 2022, & January 1, 2023.

Dec 5— Hood Memorial will host the District’s Organization Meeting at 6:30 pm. District members and officers, please plan to attend. POC: Dr. Keith Tillett & Elder. J.C. Brown.

Dec 8— Simon Temple Drive-Thru Prayer Ministry will provide drive-thru prayer 11 am – 2 pm in the church’s parking lot. Please sign up in the church office if you would like to volunteer. POC: Rev. Lawrence Dawson.

Dec 8 — Women’s Empowerment Session, “Keeping It Together,” with guest speakers Chief Hawkins, Judge Toni King, Judge Cheri Siler-Mack, and Judge Tiffany Whitfield, will begin at 6:30 pm in BBRT, Sr. Fellowship Center. Please sign up in the church office no later than Dec. 6. We will serve light refreshments. POC: Rev. Ida Bennett and Rev. Paula Young.

Dec 10— Wives, please join the final session of Wives Empowerment before the New Year. We will meet at 10:00 am via ZOOM. POC: Sis. Victoria Bogan, and Sis. LaShawn McGrue.

Dec 10— Hood Memorial will host the District YAMS Mass Meeting at 9:30 AM. All District Officers, please plan to attend. Home Conference Workers will meet at 10:45 AM.

Dec 17— We will have our Annual Christmas Outreach Event 10 am – 2 pm in BBRTS’s Fellowship Center. The Toy on Us Outreach Ministry asks that you donate bikes, unwrapped toys, gift cards, hats, coats, and gloves for children ages 0 – 17. Please submit donations to the church office Tues. – Thurs., 10 am – 6:00 pm, and Sun. after each worship service. Thank you! POC: Lady Kerri Tillett, Sis. Hope Meeks and Rev. Ida Bennett.

Dec 21 – 24 — The Simon Temple Office will close for Christmas. Please report to your Class Leader critical incidents, hospitalizations, or deaths. POC: Dr. Leon Newton & Rev. Ronnie Vandyke.

Dec 31— Please Join Us for our Annual New Year’s Eve Worship Service at 10:00 pm. Guest Artist TBA.

Jan 1 – 7 — New Bethel will host Spiritual Emphasis Week’s Observance Day, Friday, Jan. 6th, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Bishop Monroe’s Recommended Reading for the week is “Growing God’s Church: How People Are Actually Coming to Faith” by author Gary McIntosh.

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