"Touching Lives for 100 Years"


The Dallas City Temple SDA Church is proud to announce 100 years of ministry! Join us in celebrating this amazing milestone. We will be hosting various celebratory events now through November.

Stay tuned for more information on upcoming events. The 100th year is sure to be a year to remember as we celebrate “Touching Lives for 100 Years”.

Benefit Concert

Dallas City Temple Seventh-day Adventist Church is celebrating 100 years of existence! Our music ministry has always been a pillar in the outreach of City Temple. On Saturday evening, November 30, 2019, we want to take a trip down memory lane and highlight some of the different music legends and music itself that has brought so many closer to Christ and helped cultivate the worship experience over the years at City Temple church. The concert will feature a performance by Total Praise Choir reunited after 20 years!! They will sing some of their favorite songs from the past. Other musical guests to be announced! Proceeds will benefit SWAJA and the ministry of City Temple SDA Church.

  • Venue: Dallas City Temple SDA Church
  • Location: 1530 Bonnie View Rd. Dallas, TX 75203
  • Date: November 30, 2019
  • Doors Open: 6:00pm
  • Concert Starts: 6:30pm

Advance: $10.00

At the door: $15.00

Please use the following link and click on the green "Tickets" button to purchase your ticket.

Former Total Praise choir members are asked to register on EventBrite using the "Tickets" buttons

For more information please e-mail: dct100@dallascitytemple.org

Church Picnic - CANCELLED


It's time for a family reunion! We continue our 100 year anniversary celebration with a church picnic! Join your City Temple church family at Kiest Park located at 3080 South Hampton Rd, Dallas, TX, 75201 for a potluck style gathering. The picnic will be 12pm - 4pm on Sunday, November 30, 2019. The picnic is free to attend and welcome to all ages!

All meat and vegeterian meat will be provided by Lil Boy Blue BBQ and SmokedVege.

All members attending are asked to bring a food item. Click on the Eventbrite link below and then click on the "Tickets" button to RSVP and sign up for your category.

There will also be basketball and softball competitions. Sign up to play!

  • Venue: Kiest Park
  • Location: 3080 South Hampton Road Dallas, TX 75201
  • Date: November 3 - CANCELLED

For more information please e-mail: dct100@dallascitytemple.org

Anniversary Gala - RECAP VIDEO


This was a fundraising event. All funds raised went to benefit Southwest Adventist Junior Academy, the oldest black Christian academy in the DFW metroplex.

Our goal was to show our young scholars that we are committed to assisting them reach the next level of education by awarding as many students as possible with a scholarship.

The Homecoming


Dallas City Temple marks it’s centennial with a Homecoming week filled with dynamic preaching and song. Services will be held October 5th-12th at the Dallas City Temple Church. Each night our celebration will take a trip down memory lane, as our featured speakers will be men of God who have led this congregation over the years.

    Our speakers include:
  • Pastor Helvius Thompson - Sabbath, October 5th
  • Pastor Eliot Brooks II - Tuesday, October 8th
  • Pastor Charles Sanders - Wednesday, October 9th
  • Pastor Patrick Jacques - Thursday, October 10th
  • Pastor Eddie Polite - Friday, October 11th
  • Pastor Alex Horton Sr. - Sabbath, October 12th
  • Won’t you join us? Homecoming will not be the same without YOU here. For 100 years we have seen God move in a mighty way, and we expect a new move of God in this place. You are welcome. October 5th-12th, see you at the Temple.

DCT 100th Anniversary Golf Tournament - RECAP VIDEO

In celebration of 100 years of impact in the community we raised money for education by hosting this golf tournament on September 15, 2019 at 8am. DCT believes in equipping the youth of today so they can be great leaders tomorrow.

Afternoon Tea Party - RECAP VIDEO

The women of Dallas City Temple celebrated the strength of our 100 year history with an amazing tea party held at the Lancaster Community House located in Lancaster, TX on August 4th.

Recipe Book Fundraiser


The DCT Anniversary Fundraising team is compiling a book of favorite recipes which will be available for sale early this Fall. Since City Temple SDA Church is celebrating 100 years, the book will include 100 recipes! The recipe book will be divided into the following categories:

  • Appetizers, Soups & Salads
  • Entrees
  • Desserts
You are invited to enter as many recipes in each category as you wish. Please submit your typed recipes by e-mail to dct100@dallascitytemple.org All entries must be received by August 17, 2019. Thank you in advance for your tasty donation.

Souvenir Booklet


The DCT Anniversary committee is committed to making sure that this anniversary celebration is a memorable occasion, and as a part of this grand celebration we are seeking your support by asking that you place a full-page ad in the souvenir booklet. Whether to say congratulations to Dr. & Mrs. Kowlessar, advertise your business, or simply thank the Lord for what He has done in your life, please find enclosed with this correspondence the Ad Sponsorship Form for your completion.

As we are commemorating 100 years, we will only be accepting full page ads for $100. The booklet will be 8.5 x 11 inches in size. All ads will be in full color. Please use the Souvenir Booklet Ad Request Form to submit your ad request. The deadline for submissions has been extended to August 17, 2019.

If you have any questions, regarding the souvenir book, please email Norma Carter or Kim Phipps at: dct100@dallascitytemple.org