November 23, 2019



Here at Berea Temple witnessing and praising God are our top priorities! May each one be blessed as we lift praises and worship our God, Creator, and Sustainer! There is a fellowship meal prepared in the lower auditorium for everyone following the worship service!

Theme for the Month

Our theme for November is “Experiencing Christ through Gratitude.”


Your pastor can be reached through calling (410) 669-6350 or emailing His office hours are from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays or you can schedule an appointment through the administrative assistant.

Sacrificial Giving

Let us continue to be faithful in tithes (10%), offering (5%), and our conference goal ($100/member). Church debt: $6,874.

555 Goal

This initiative is to increase baptisms by 5% and increase tithe by 5% over the next 5 years. Let us be diligent in all we do for Christ!

Community Outreach

Resumes March 2020. Please contact a Community Service team member for more outreach opportunities.


Regular worship service DVDs are $6. See Janice Mayfield for more details.


  • Ministry Development Committee Meeting: Today at 2:30 p.m.
  • Elders & Bible Instructors’ Meeting: Today in the Cradle Roll classroom following the fellowship meal. Please remember to bring your books.
  • Youth Bible Studies: Those ages 7 – 12 please meet Christine Noakes in the Cradle Roll classroom following the worship service and those ages 13-18 please meet Cointe & Shervon St. Brice in the Cradle Roll classroom after the fellowship meal.
  • Restroom Renovations: Please continue to give towards this project!
  • Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway Assistance: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. The Community Services team needs help, especially from the gentlemen, unloading the food truck in preparation for the afternoon giveaway. Thank you in advance to those that can assist.
  • Holiday Wishes: Pastor & Sister Taylor and their family wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! There will not be noon-day or evening prayer meeting on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 as you prepare to spend time with your family.
  • AEC & Church Websites: Please visit the church ( and conference ( websites for important event and announcement updates.

                                               Upcoming Events

Community Services

  • Annual Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Thank you for your donations! God bless you!
  • End of the Year Banquet: Monday, December 30, 2019 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. at Martin’s Valley Mansion. Ages 16+ are invited to attend. Attire: Semi-formal to formal. Price: $70.00.

Youth Activities

  • AYS: Today at 3:00 p.m.


  • BJANAA Skate Party: Sunday, December 29, 2019 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at

1601 Pennsylvania Ave Baltimore, MD 21217. See flyer for more details.

  • 2020 General Conference Session (June 25 – July 5) – Indianapolis, IN: Need a hotel room and/or transportation to and from the Baltimore area? If so, contact Deborah Robinson at (410) 241-4602 for hotel accommodations and Kecia Hitch at (410) 935-3221 for transportation.

Meetings & On-Going Events

Adventurers & Pathfinders: Every 2nd & 4th Sunday at 11:00 a.m.

Sabbath School Council: Every 1st Sabbath following worship service.

Ushers: Every 2nd Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

Prayer Meeting - “Issues of the Heart”: Wednesdays at 12:00 & 7:00 p.m.

Deaconess/Deaconess-in-Training: Every 4th Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

Community Services: Every 1st Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

Community Services Homeless Visitation: Every 1st Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

Women’s Ministries Meeting: Every 1st Sunday at 10:00 a.m.

Men’s Meeting: Every 1st Sunday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Fifty Plus Association: Every 1st Sunday at 11:00 a.m.