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Church Announcements – October 22, 2023

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October 22nd, 8:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Order of Service:

    • Lighting of the Candles: Acolytes
    • Praise and Worship: Simon Temple Praise Team
    • Call to Worship: Minister
    • Hymn: “I Am Thine, O Lord”
    • Prayer: Ministers
    • Affirmation of Faith
    • Liturgical Ministry: Mime Team
    • Introduction of Offering: Ministers
    • Offertory: “All Things Come of Thee, O Lord”
    • Video Announcements: Media Ministry
    • Welcome / Pastoral Reflections: Dr. Keith D. Tillett
    • Pre-Message: “Male Chorus”
    • The Message: Dr. Keith D. Tillett, Pastor
    • Invitation to Salvation: Dr. Keith D. Tillett
    • Benediction: Dr. Keith D. Tillett

All is subject to change upon flow of the Spirit



Welcome, New Members, Guests, and First-Time Visitors, we are glad you are here! Our Pastor would like to thank you personally for your presence here today. First-time visitors, please Download the Simon Temple app and fill out the visitor’s check-in sheet!

The flowers placed in the Sanctuary are from the Simon Temple Cancer Support Group in remembrance of those who lost their battle with cancer and those who are still fighting. Remember “No one fights alone.”

If you want to sponsor the flowers in the chapel baskets in the Sanctuary “In Honor of” or “In Memory of” a loved one on an upcoming Sunday, please get in touch with the church office at (910) 867-1182. Cost: $100.

Please email announcement requests to; submit video announcement requests twelve days in advance. For more, please call 910-867-1182

Bible study is held every Wednesday at noon N 6:30 PM come out and join us in the main sanctuary for a life-changing experience.

Simon Temple joined Dr. Tillett every week for an all-new talk with Tillett each Thursday at 10 AM on Facebook Live or YouTube.

********New Members’ Classes are held each Sunday of the Month via ZOOM: Part I, 1st Sunday, Part II, 3rd Sunday, Part III, 4th Sunday, Youth Classes, 2nd Sunday (ages 6 – 12). POC: Sis. Rebecca Gentry.

Sept 11 – Nov 20—Hood Theological Seminary is offering a six-week online Course on Critical Race Theory and the Church: Unpacking Race and Racism in Religious Spaces. The course is free of charge and open to the public. For course registration information, please email Rev. Dr. Karen L. Owen at

The Simon Temple evangelism ministry is receiving canned food donations in preparation for our Thanksgiving outreach 2023. You can bring all canned goods to the Simon Temple church office during normal business hours. POC Rev. Dr. Leon Newton.

Fall Festival 2023 is here. It is filled with games, rides, and activities for all ages. We need your help to make this a success. Please sign up in the lobby after service, in the church office, or on the Simon Temple App beginning October 8, 2023. POC is Rev. Donelle Simmons and Sis. Cynthia Jones

Simon Temple Mime team is looking for new members to join and help shift the kingdom forward. Worship/practice is every Thursday at 6 PM POC is Bro. Lason Migett.

The 144th Central North Carolina Annual Conference is November 2nd-4th. All who are amendable to the annual conference please plan to be in attendance. This year the host church will be St Mark AME Zion Church, the address is 531 South Roxboro St, Durham North Carolina 27701

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