Current Sermon Series: Presence

Isaiah 7:10-17, Romans 1:1-7, Matthew 1:18-25


Current Sermon Series

Christmas time, or what the ancient church has always called Advent, is a time when we celebrate and look forward to getting presents! This year we are going to focus on the greatest gift of all, the presence of Jesus Christ in our lives. Discover how his presence enables us to be present in the lives of others. Join us for Presence: How to show up like Jesus.


2019 Christmas Service Times

Christmas Eve: Tuesday, December 24th

6:00pm –   Family Christmas Service

8:00pm  –   Contemporary Candlelight Service

11:00pm – Traditional Candlelight Service with Communion


Christmas Day: Wednesday, December 25th

9:30am – Carols & Readings with Communion


December 23rd – No (Regular 6:30pm) Monday Night Service


December 30th:  No Monday night Service


Church Office is closed December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st


Announcements & Updates

Charitable Giving

If you are age 70½ or older, consider making a donation from your IRA using a qualified charitable distribution, which is not taxable and could satisfy some or all of your annual required minimum distribution. It’s important to note that if you make a qualified charitable distribution from your IRA, the custodian of your account may not identify it on your 1099-R form. It is your responsibility to inform your tax preparer of the transaction in order to secure the tax benefits. To discuss gift planning options, contact Dennis McGavock at the church office.


Middle School Outing – January 2nd

The Middle School Group will be heading to RDV Ice Den for some skating time and pizza. Register at /youth.


L Team News

BUNCO – December 24th

The BUNCO group will not be meeting on Tuesday, December 24th, due to Christmas Eve. Our group will resume on January 28, 2020.

Ladies Bible Study

The group will not be meeting on Thursday, December 26th. Our Bible Study will resume on January 23, 2020. Any questions please contact Sharon Shyrock at

Divine Dollies – January 7th

Join the ladies on January 7th at Cheng’s Chinese Restaurant located at 3705 Lake Emma Road Lake Mary FL 32746 for lunch at 11:30am. To make reservations call Alice Clark (407-323-3109).

Coffee with Friends – January 9th

Come to Panera Bread on Sun Drive for coffee with your friends from church.  We’ll be there on Thursday, January 9th at 7:00pm for an hour of fellowship and relaxation. If you have any questions, please contact Sharon Shyrock at

Second Tuesday Lunch Bunch – January 14th

Join the ladies on January 14th at Keller’s BBQ located at 3893 Lake Emma Road Lake Mary, FL 32746 for lunch at 11:30am. To make reservations call Alice Clark (407-323-3109).


Prayers of the Church   

Prayers of Thanksgiving

Jerry & Mary Oyler as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary

Arianna Alfonso as we celebrate her birth on December 13th


Prayers of Comfort

To the Family of Wayne Dose (Lynet Osborne’s Brother)

To the Alsup Family in the tragic loss of their 33 year old daughter

To the Family of Jayson Grigsby (Brenda Howard’s Nephew)


Prayers of Healing

Maxine Rzepka hospitalized from a fall resulting in a broken right shoulder needing repair surgery

Etta Woodruff for healing and strength during cancer treatment

Karen LaRocco (Jeanine McGavock’s Friend) favorable test results

Gary Starkweather last stages of leukemia, battling for 6 years

Claudia White for comfort and strength from rare condition

Linda Weiler continued healing and recovery from recent procedure

John DiLorenzo (Carmine Bowes’ Father) is having procedure for blockages in his heart on December 27th.

Mary Cembor (sister-in-law of the Henches) for continued healing from thyroid surgery

Kristen Hench (the Hench’s daughter-in-law) for continued healing and speedy recovery from knee surgery

Barbara Hartpence for healing from pneumonia


General Prayer

Debbie McGee problems with long-awaited pregnancy; pray that the pregnancy will continue and both are healthy


We pray today for our nation and our world. We ask that God would be with all of our leaders and elected officials.


Prayers for Healing from Cancer

Barbara Bechtold

Laken Binkley

Robert Bowes

Dennis Breglia

Karen Brett

Texann Buck

Becky Burrell

Jack Cadden

Theresa Ciullo

Andrea Clark

Deb Fadool

Shelley Feazell

Tosha Feldmann

Carla Ford

Michael Francis

Ron Frederickson

Jerry Gross

Dana Grimes

Bob Hamilton

Todd Haynes

Steve Homan

Marlin Houser

Alan Kimball

Al Laruffa

Michelle LeBlanc

Lori Luedtke

Jean Mactye

Luis Marin

John Metz

Judy McBride

Desmond Niburg

Irmgard Pommerening

Kathy Ratchford

Dave Riker

Martin Rodriguez

Rafael Rosario

Pedro Santos

Karen Schlue

Larry Schnabel

Jonathan Smith

Gary Starkweather

Michele Vitale

Michelle Wonderlich

Etta Woodruff


“Casting a light to help those who are lost find their way in Christ”


Sunday Services at 8:00am, 9:30am and 11:00am in the Worship Center

Monday Service at 6:30pm in the Community Center

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