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Ministries of Christ Temple

BOARD OF USHERS AND NURSES CLOTHES MINISTRY WORD PROCESSING MINISTRY SUNDAY SCHOOL DEPARTMENT
WOMEN'S COUNCIL HOSPITALITY MINISTRY OUTREACH MINISTRY CHOIRS/MUSIC DEPARTMENT
MINISTERS AND DEACONS WIVES GUILD TAPE AND VIDEO MINISTRY MISSIONARY DEPARTMENT TUTORIAL MINISTRY
BOARD OF PRESBYTERS AND DEACONS BROTHERHOOD ALLIANCE SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS MINISTRY ARMOR BEARER YOUNG PEOPLES UNION

WOMEN'S COUNCIL

Every female of Christ Temple Church of the Apostolic Faith is a member of the Women's Council.

PURPOSE

This auxiliary bands together all women from children to senior citizens who are willing to promote the growth and development of the church.

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SUNDAY SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

Christian education is essential. The Church must teach to win the lost to Christ (Matthew 28:19,20) and to help its constituents grow and mature in the Christian life (Ephesians 4:11-13). Sunday School is doctrinal, evangelistic, missionary, educational and systematically teaches the Word of God and its practices to all ages. Sunday School begins promptly at 10:00 AM and ends at 10:45 AM. It offers a free nutritional continental breakfast program. The Sunday School has a monthly service on second Sundays in which the entire Sunday School is encouraged to participate.

CLASSES/AGES

Nursery Class and Kindergarten 2 - 5 years of age

Beginners Class and Primary 6 - 9 years of age

Junior Class and Junior High 10 - 14 years of age

Senior High and Adults 15 - and above

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ARMOR BEARER YOUNG PEOPLE'S UNION (A.B.Y.P.U)

Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it." (Proverbs 22:6)

GOAL

To instruct the youth in the doctrine of our Lord Jesus Christ and equip them with a more thorough knowledge of the Holy Scriptures which are able to make them wise unto salvation, which is in Christ Jesus; that they may be perfect thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

AIM

To press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling in Christ Jesus and serve the Lord with all their heart so that their light shine for men to see the Christ that lives within.

MOTTO

"Remember now Thy Creator in the days of Thy youth.." (Ecclesiastes 12:1)

THEME

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind" (Matthew 22:37)

PURPOSE

To promote devotion, instruction, fellowship, biblical training and education for the youth of the church. The major emphasis placed on Bible study and prayer and the preparation for effective Christian work.

Youth Activity or Meeting: Every first Saturday 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

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TUTORIAL MINISTRY

MOTTO

"Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Proverb 4:7"

PURPOSE

To provide tutoring to the youth in the reading, mathematics and writting .

Sessions: Every fourth Saturday 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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BROTHERHOOD ALLIANCE

MOTTO

"Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity."

PURPOSE

To develop a strong, functioning Brotherhood, molding it into a force for leadership and responsibility. The Brotherhood endeavors to involve all men, from children to senior citizens, to fulfill their spiritual as well as temporal potential.

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MISSIONARY DEPARTMENT

They are called to serve. They give their time, energy and resources. Their services varies, but they also have certain general elements that they share with others. They receive and they give. Christian service is supported by concern, understanding and competence or skill. Concern suggests keen interest, devotion or dedication. Caring is necessary for involvement in a task and for faithful service in carrying out an assignment. One who cares deeply will direct his attention and energies toward the object of his concern.

FUNCTION
As members of the body of Christ, they teach, exhort, contribute, give aid, nurture, heal, forgive and forget. To assist candidates in preparation for baptism. Also responsible for the up-keep of baptismal supplies.

PURPOSE

To make an opportunity for the missionary women to be helpers together with our ministers and pastors in bringing souls to Christ. To be a comfort to those in need: to visit the widows, orphans and sick, give counsel in the fear of God, and to teach the younger women to be chaste keepers at home, and so to walk, shunning the very appearance of evil, that the gospel be not blasphemed: to labor together with the brethren in establishing churches and spreading this truth, as those women in the churches of old were helpers of Paul and the other apostles (Philippians 4:3).

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MINISTER AND DEACONS WIVES' GUILD

The Minister's and Deacon's wife is called to be part of the total ministerial service of her husband. Together, they should pursue the will of God, the development of their leadership skills and their opportunity to serve humanity. Christ will make His Will for their ministry known. It is a call to bring the good news of salvation to the lost and hurting. It is the joy of bringing hope and healing to a weary world.

The Minister's or Deacon's wife has a special call to the service she renders. The clear need of the church today is for spiritual leadership which can inspire confidence to accomplish the divine mandate: "To be teachers of sound doctrine..." The touch that the woman brings to her husband's ministry is inestimable and irreplaceable. She provides the ingredients for enrichment and fulfillment which can inspire, motivate, enlighten and strengthen the very fabric of the spiritual life of her ministerial or deacon husband and the congregation he shepherds. The wife provides the balance, discernment, sensitivity and nurturing essential for growth and blessing.

PURPOSE

To address itself to one or more areas of the local church work. To address itself to meeting the psychological needs of ministers' and deacons' wives.

MOTTO

"Speak Thou the things which become sound doctrine;...be teachers of good things"(Titus 2:1-3).

REQUIREMENT

Must be the wife or widow of a minister or deacon.

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BOARD OF USHERS AND NURSES

As door keepers for the House of the Lord, ushers assist in keeping order and directing the flow of traffic into and out of the church during service.

FUNCTIONS OF THE USHERS

The adult female ushers are responsible for services held on first Sundays.

The adult male ushers are responsible for services held on second Sundays.

The junior boy ushers are responsible for services held on third Sundays.

The junior girl ushers are responsible for services held on fourth Sundays.

Non-Sunday services are covered by specially appointed ushers.

The Pastor requests that all who enter the Church. Please respect and abide by the rules, directions and instructions of all ushers.

FUNCTIONS OF THE NURSE'S UNIT

The Nurse's Unit furnishes first-aid supplies, provides first-aid treatment and offers medical treatment procedures and offers medical training seminars.

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BOARD OF PRESBYTERS AND DEACONS

DEACONS AND JUNIOR DEACONS

Deacons and Junior Deacons are appointed by the Pastor. They minister to the Pastor and oversee the smooth functioning of conduct, finances, administration and security, especially in the sanctuary. Deacons should be honest, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom before they are appointed as overseers of any church matters (Acts 6:3).

These creative, Christian men are bonded by love and heightened by compassion for the needy, lonely, suffering and the sick within the Church. An ordained deacon can preach, be apt to teach, serve communion and baptize.

PRESBYTERS

Elders and Licentiates shall be subject to the authority of the Pastor of the Church.

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CHOIRS/MUSIC DEPARTMENT

CHOIRS

Each choir has an obligation to travel with the Pastor to an outside church visitation appointment at least once per month.

MOTTO

"Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands, serve the Lord with gladness; come before His presence with singing." (Psalm 100:1,2)

OBJECTIVE

To win souls for Christ through song.

SUNBEAMS CHOIR

Ages: Children from 3 - 12 years of age.

FUNCTION

Provides music for the Sunday Morning Worship service every First Sunday.

Rehearsal: The Sunbeam Choir rehearses the fourth Saturday from 1:00-2:00.

VOICES OF INSPIRATION CHOIR

Ages: 13 and over

FUNCTION

Provides music for the Sunday Morning Worship service every Third Sunday.

Rehearsal: Every second Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m..

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HOSPITALITY MINISTRY

MOTTO

"Use hospitality one to another without grudging." (I Peter 4:9)

FUNCTIONS

To welcome the visitors at the Sunday Morning Worship service.

To write Follow-Up letters to visitors.

To send get-well, birthday and sympathy cards.

To make up and distribute food baskets to the needy at Thanksgiving and Christmas time.

To greet out-of- town visiting Churches and to assist in making them feel welcome and comfortable.

To prepare and serve dinners or snacks after special services.

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OUTREACH MINISTRY

MOTTO

"Go out into the highways and hedges and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled"(Luke 14:23).

PURPOSE

To reach souls with the written Word of God using biblical tracts and literature.

Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

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TAPE AND VIDEO MINISTRY

MOTTO

"The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise" (Proverbs 11:30)

PURPOSE

Videos and Audio cassette tapes can and should be used as a supplementary vehicle to bring dying men, women and children to Christ. It is an aid to help the church meet the requirement of spreading the good news of Jesus Christ. People respond to alternate techniques; video and audio cassettes therefore, introduces teaching and reinforcement of God's Word.

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SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS MINISTRY

MOTTO

"Study to shew thyself approved unto God; a workman that needth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth" (2 Timothy 2:15).

PURPOSE

To design, publish and furnish Bible-believing Saints with solid King James resource materials. The "Walking and Living by Faith" Series are Apostolic Doctrinal handbooks created specifically by and for Christ Temple to guide the Believer in their Christian Walk. Every member is expected to complete this series before full membership is given. "Walking and Living by Faith" Series:

Volume A: "New Member Orientation"

Volume 1: "Believer's Bible Basic Doctrinal Handbook"

Volume 2: "Spiritual Realities"

Sessions: Every Friday Night 7:00 to 8:00pm

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WORD PROCESSING MINISTRY

MOTTO

"The sower soweth the WORD" (Mark 4:14).

PURPOSE

To serve the church in evangelism and discipleship by providing God's Word so that people may come to faith and life in Jesus Christ

FUNCTION

To design and maintain all church Websites

To design and print weekly Bulletins, with current announcements.

To design and print Flyers and tracts

To design and print Funeral, Wedding, and other Special Occasion Programs

To design and print Booklets and Manuals published by Christ Temple

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CLOTHES MINISTRY

MOTTO

"Naked, and ye clothed me; I was sick, and ye visited me; I was in prison, and ye came unto me." (Matthew 25:36).

PURPOSE

To provide clothes for the less fortunate and the women and children

When: Every fifth Saturday from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

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