What's going on:


There is always something happening in and around Temple First Nazarene.  Below is just a glimpse of some of the activities. For a full listing of what is happening, click on our CALENDAR  or check out our FACEBOOK PAGE


Our Facebook page is very active. If you want to see what is going on, up to the minute please check there first.

This Sunday, February 24th, we have a Nazarene Youth Conference fundraiser in the form of a Chili Cook-Off and Dessert Auction. Sign Up here if you want to bring chili, dessert, or both!

12pm to 2pm.   You don't want to miss this!!!!!!!!!!!

Church Information Classes begin February 3rd

If you are interested in membership, or in just finding out more about the Church of the Nazarene, see Pastor Darin or contact the church office to sign up.

Breakfast With Santa 2018 - December 8 at 9:30am

Santa is back and he can't wait to share the real Christmas story with you.  Join us in the family life center as we welcome Santa Claus to Temple First.  Click the picture above to learn more and sign up for this event.

Fall Festival at Waterford Park

October 31st we will gather at Waterford Park for our annual Fall Festival.  The entire community is invited for free food, fun and games.  

South Texas Discipleship

Man Camp

November 16-18

Camp Buckner

Burnet, TX


Something for everyone, Basketball, Bacon, Volleyball, Sausage, Human Foosball, Brisket, Disc Golf, Canoes\Kayaks, BBQ Chicken, Fishing, Golf, and more manly stuff that we are not even allowed to mention to you at this point.

Amazing Food, great speakers, discipleship opportunities, friendly competitions, and MEAT, lots and lots of MEAT!


Early bird registration $135 through October 10th per person

After October 10th - $149 per person

LIMITED SPACE Available - Register NOW


REGISTER HERE: https://sotxdiscipleship.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/155592


The only question now is:



For more information email Pastor Darin Pound 

Sunday Serve is back October 21st

Our Fall Sunday Serve is back!   On Sunday October 21 wear your work clothes to church.  We are going out in the community to Inspire Hope.  Multiple work projects are planned.  Sign up for a project at the back of the church.

South Texas Gals Womens Retreat 2018

Date: October 5-7, 2018

Place: Camp Tejas
City: Giddings, TX
Speaker: Beth Ann Jones

For More Information, See Becky Johnson or email the office

Belize Mission Sharing Night

Join us July 22nd at 6pm as we share the story of our recent mission trip to Belize.  You will see pictures, stories, testimonies and more from our group of 39 who traveled Southern Belize.  Don't miss this great night of #INSPIRINGHOPE


Our first Sunday Serve of 2018 kicks off Sunday April 22nd.  This will be the first time we all go to one location to serve together.  So whether you can paint, garden, clean or just be a blessing to others we need you.  We will start our Sunday at the church in your work clothes (Inspiring hope shirts encouraged).  Then we will have lunch together before we head out to the Salvation Army of Temple.  

Easter 2018 Activities

March 29th, Thursday, 7:00 pm

“Hope In The Shadows”

5000 S. 31st Street


March 31st, Saturday, 11:00 am


Waterford Park, 5001 Warwick Drive

Spanish Southwest Park, 1414 Paseo del Plata

Bentwood Park, 5867 High Meadow Drive


April 1st, Sunday

Sunrise Service, 7:00 am

Lions Park Amphitheater, 4205 Lions Park Drive

(bring your own lawnchair or blanket to sit on)


Breakfast, 9:30 am

Celebration Service, 10:45 am

5000 S. 31st Street

Upwards Awards Night and January through February

Upward Awards Night is February 16 at 6:30pm in our family life center.  Come early and bring the family to see the kids and the magician!

Every January and February our church goes into UPWARD mode.  During that time we expend a ton of resources and hours to make the Upward Basketball and Cheerleading program a positive experience for the families in our community.  We don't stop any of our other ministries, but we do involve any and every person in or around the church to keep our momentum. 

If you want to know what is going on day to day, please be sure to check our Facebook as we keep it current.  The website will have new events soon, so be sure to check back often.

New Year's Eve Fellowship

You won’t want to miss the time of fellowship which is scheduled for New Year’s Eve! The gym will be open at 7 pm all the way through midnight for volleyball, games, and lots of fun. Everyone should bring your favorite snacks and board games


Our college group will be hosting a Christmas Party at Spare Time Fun Center at 7pm December 30th.  Anyone who has graduated high school through age 30 is invited.  Cost is $5.00 per person to cover shoe rental.  We will provide a cake, but a  full menu is available for purchase if you want a meal.  Invite a friend.

Breakfast with Santa is back

Join us for our annual Breakfast with Santa event on December 9th.

Fall Family Festival

Join us at Waterford Park for a night of fun together.  it is all FREE.

We are getting in gear for another Upward Basketball and Cheerleading Season.  Please visit our Upward Page for details.  CLICK HERE

Blackwood Quartet Concert October 14th

Join us at 6pm on Saturday October 14 for an evening with the Blackwood Quartet.  Formed in 1934, the Blackwoods have performed countless concerts proclaiming the good news of Christ!

Please make plans to join us as we travel to Houston for another hurricane relief trip.  For more details, please visit our Hurricane Response Page CLICK HERE

Crisis Care Kits for hurricane Harvey Victims

Temple First will be assembling Crisis Care Kits (CCK) to give to victims of Hurricane Harvey to help with the relief efforts. Our plan is to utilize our regular Wednesday night service time to work on this project. (Wednesday August 30th). We are purchasing supplies in bulk so that it will be easier to purchase and assemble CCK's.


Please consider attending our packing party at Temple First Church of the Nazarene Wednesday August 30th at 6:30 pm.

We realize that this is short notice but these supplies are needed immediately. so any assistance you can give will be greatly appreciated. 

BackPack Buddies - Sunday August 6

Monetary donations are still being accepted to fund our annual backpack ministry.  This year we will provide over 100 backpacks to Temple Schools.  Sunday night August 6 we will be stuffing the backpacks for school kids.  Please come to help assemble packs, pray over them, and have a time of fellowship to follow

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