BOY'S TO MEN MINISTRY
Boys to Men is a God-glorifying mentoring ministry that provides the young men and boys of Reid Temple with opportunities to benefit from the wisdom of older Christian men who have accomplished spiritual and material success and harmony in their lives. It pairs the younger males one-on-one with men of the church who can provide them with positive role models, guidance, and support for their transition to adulthood. Boys to Men workshops, outings, and other events are designed to strengthen these nurturing relationships and equip the youth with the essential life skills they will need to lead victorious Christian lives. Through this ministry, the men of Reid Temple can help their younger male counterparts to grow spiritually, develop a sense of belonging within the church, and fulfill their God-given potentials. This ministry meets every 3rd Friday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm on the Reid Temple-Glenn Dale Campus.
Contact: Bro. William Hodges, Ministry Leader, 301-352-0320, ext. 407.
“For mine house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples.” (Isaiah 56:7)The Bridges Ministry embraces the “whole-person” concept in its support of individuals with disabilities as well as its advocacy on their behalf. Members of this ministry assist anyone who needs help getting to or into the church, its services, or programs due to a physical or other disability. Their efforts enable members and visitors with disabilities, their caretakers, and other family members to participate to the fullest extent possible in the spiritual and social activities of Reid Temple and the community. Each month, they arrange accessible Communion and Sunday School services for this very special population. They also provide at-home and school assistance, recreational activities, Bible instruction, an information and resources clearinghouse, sensitivity training for the non-disabled, support groups, and twice-yearly Respite Days for caretakers and parents.
Contact Sis. Chrystie Lynch, Ministry Leader; Rev. Patricia White, Ministry Spiritual Advisor; or Sis. Paulette Stowers, Assistant Leader, 301-352-0320, ext. 462.
DAUGHTERS OF FAITH
Daughters of Faith (DOF) is a Christian mentoring ministry designed to touch lives by the spirit of Christ through partnership between faith-experienced women and young ladies (ages 9-18).
The DOF ministry incorporates the life-changing Christian principles taught by Pastor Lee P. Washington and a Leadership Team of faith-filled young women. We listen to and respond to our young sisters with new service experiences, interesting outings, fellowship, and exciting workshop presentations.
For more details and information, visit the website.
ELEVEN 22 YOUTH MINISTRY“Have faith in God.” (Mark 11:22)
Serving children and young adults from nursery age through high school, the Eleven 22 Youth Ministry provides spiritual enrichment for youth of all ages. Its ethos is based on a four-fold formula: Daily Prayer + Weekly Study + Weekly Worship + Consistent Service = Strong Christian Growth. Eleven 22 ministry members offer both loving care and Christ-centered guidance while engaging young people in a variety of church-based and community activities. They encourage and channel our youth to participate in our children’s and teen choirs, youth step and dance teams, spoken word and drama ministries, small groups, and more.
Ministry Head: Rev. Russell St. Bernard
Visit the Eleven 22 website for more details!
Evidence Choir(Grades 6-12)
This choir meets every 1st, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday at 7:00pm on the Reid Temple-North Campus.
Contact Bro. Michael White, Minister of Music, 301-679-1113 firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIGHER EDUCATION MINISTRYTo provide a comprehensive online resource of higher education opportunities, programs, and events for Reid Temple’s aspiring and current scholars. Education programs and funding opportunities to prepare and equip students for post-secondary scholastic achievement.
For more details about this ministry, i.e., scholarships, internships, financial, please click here to visit the website.
No Limits Teen Ministry
The vision of the Teen Ministry is to see a teen focused ministry that will save, engage, disciple, transform and deliver teens by the gospel of Jesus Christ. Seeing Teens effected by and contributing to Evangelism, Empowerment, Education, Economics, and Expansion! We seek to transform the lives of teens with all types of backgrounds, problems, and walks of life.
The No Limits Teen Ministry exist to inject the power of God into the lives of Teens in the church and our community to produce transformation. The No Limits Teen Ministry seeks to foster a real relationship for teens with Jesus; expose them to their purpose and destiny; unite them with other Christ like-minded teens; and create a burning desire to serve and give back.
This ministry provides academic enrichment and tutorial services to school-aged youth of Reid Temple and from the community. Additionally, the ministry offers classes in standardized test-taking skills and prepares students for the SAT and ACT college admissions examinations. Volunteers must have a desire to work with children and youth as well as the patience and skills to tutor them successfully. A background in education and/or school administration is particularly helpful. Volunteers must complete the ministry’s training program before serving as a tutor.Contact Sis. Donna Davidson, Ministry Leader, 301-352-0320, ext. 483
WINIFRED CAMERON CHRISTIAN DEBUTANTE–MASTER DEDICATION COMMISSION (C.D.-M.D.C.) MINISTRY"Who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagles.” (Psalms 103:5)
The C.D.-M.D.C. conducts a rites of passage program that introduces young people to the fundamentals of Christian society and celebrates their transition to adulthood. Its ministers coordinate a structured program of Bible-based workshops, fellowship, and recreational activities that culminates in a sacred dedication ceremony. C.D.-M.D.C. instruction focuses on building Christian character, social grace, and self-esteem, with the goal of empowering our young to become Christ-filled, confident, and productive adults. Children and young adults who demonstrate Christian belief, active church involvement, regular church attendance, and a personal desire to participate are welcome to join the C.D.-M.D.C. as Junior Allenites (ages 9-12), Sub-Debutantes and Sub-Masters (ages 13-15), or Debutantes and Masters (ages 16-22). Young people accepted into the program must attend ALL sessions and complete ALL community service projects. This ministry meets every 4th Tuesday at 7:00pm on the Reid Temple-Glenn Dale Campus.
Contact Daphne Gassett, Ministry Leader, 301-352-0320, ext. 411.
YOUTH INVESTMENT CLUB MINISTRYThe Youth Investment Club (Y.I.C.) is a joint project between Reid Temple and the Literacy Institute for Financial Enrichment, Inc. (L.I.F.E.). It aims to increase our young members’ knowledge of financial matters so that they can become responsible savers, smart investors, knowledgeable consumers, and better stewards of their God-given riches. The five-hour Y.I.C. program, offered twice yearly (Spring and Fall), focuses on showing youth how taking control of their finances can help them develop behaviors and attitudes that lead to financial independence and discipleship. Through lectures, discussions, and interactive group and individual assignments, Y.I.C. students learn basic money management principles and techniques, investment terms, the ins and outs of the stock and bond markets, and college funding essentials. They also learn how to avoid debt and manage credit. Culminating their Y.I.C. experience, students compete in a stock portfolio contest to test their new-found investment skills and leadership capacities. Minor youth (ages 12 to 18) must complete and return a membership application signed by their parent or guardian to enroll in the Y.I.C. Enrollment is limited to 30 students per session.
For information on upcoming Y.I.C. programs, contact Sis. Lanta Evans-Motte, Ministry Leader, 301-352-0320, ext. 429.
Young People’s Division of the Queen Jefferson Women’s Missionary Society (YPD)
“Grow, Glow, and Go for Christ!”This ministry offers opportunities for the children, youth and young adults of Reid Temple to become actively involved in missionary work. Under the supervision of the Queen Jefferson Women’s Missionary Society, Y.P.D.’ers of all ages participate in a wide range of community service and outreach activities, including visiting nursing homes, tutoring homeless youth, and serving as worship leaders. The Y.P.D. also sponsors a number of youth training programs focusing on A.M.E. church life and history, evangelism, Christian social relations, and leadership development. This ministry meets every 2nd Thursday at 7:00pm on the Reid Temple-Glenn Dale Campus.
Contact: Emily Anderson, Y.P.D. Director, 301-352-0320, ext. 484.