Thanksgiving Sunday November 25, 2012
July 7, 2013 St. Lukeâ€™s United Methodist Church 4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road Orlando, FL 32819 407.876.4991 â€˘ st.lukes.org
8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary Dr. William S. Barnes Prelude Gathering for Worship & Chiming of the Hour *Call to Worship *Hymn
“Great Is Thy Faithfulness” .................................#140
*Opening Prayer *Passing the Peace and Welcome Scripture: Luke 10:1-9 Sermon: “Word of Faith” Series: Back to Basics
Offering and Offertory
“Because of Who You Are” (8:00/9:30/11:00) Jennie Mullowney, soloist *Doxology and Prayer of Dedication.....p94
The Sacrament of Holy Communion Music During Communion
“In This Very Room” (8:00/9:30/11:00) Jennie Mullowney, soloist “Communion Meditation” (8:00/9:30/11:00) Susan Brandt, piano
“Faith of Our Fathers” .........................................#710
9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. in the Coleman Memorial Gymnasium The Rev. Jennifer Stiles Williams Gathering Song “Let the Praises Ring”
Welcome Call to Worship *Praise Song “Sweeter”
*Opening Prayer *Praise Song “Your Grace Is Enough”
“One Thing Remains”
Scripture: Luke 10:1-9 Sermon: “Word of Faith” Series: Back to Basics
The Sacrament of Holy Communion “Not For A Moment (After All)”
“Today Is the Day”
*Benediction & Benediction Response
“The Lord Bless and Keep You” ......................p2280
* PLEASE STAND IN PRAISE TO GOD IF YOU ARE ABLE
The flowers in the Sanctuary are given in memory of Sylvia Bennett by the Terry Irwin Family. The rosebud on the Baptismal Font is for Saoirse Marie Schmaltz, born June 26, 2013, daughter of Drew and Siobhan Schmaltz, granddaughter of Don and Debby Schmaltz.
The Rev. Jennifer Stiles Williams
Feeling Inspired to give today? Visit one of the Giving Kiosks located in the narthex of the sanctuary and outside the gym. Kiosks accept debit and credit cards and offer a printed receipt and an email confirmation of your contribution to St. Luke’s. You do not have to be a member of St. Luke’s to use this free service. You can also use the QR code to give directly from your mobile device!
PRAYER CHAPEL: If you are in a crisis due to your health, your job, or in other areas in your life, come to the Chapel for prayer Sundays at 10:30 a.m. and put those burdens on the altar.
For sermon videos and worship schedules visit st.lukes.org/worship.
Are you ready to COMMIT? Check here for the latest news! Updates are also available online at st.lukes.org/commit.
LEGACY. LEADERSHIP. LOVE.
On Sunday, June 9, the church conference voted to move forward with releasing the remaining Bodybuilding funds, forming a building committee and forming a campaign committee. The items listed below are some of the next steps and events that you can expect in the upcoming months. •
Summer 2013 Create a presence in East Winter Garden strengthening relationships by identifying community leaders, developing community partners and organizational infrastructure • Create a Building Committee to work with architects, staff, ministry leaders and church council to create more detailed drawings and timelines for campus projects • Create a Campaign Committee for fall 2013 campaign to create worship theme, informational material, prospectus and build lay volunteer teams •
August Worship Connection Through worship and ministry opportunities we will connect our core values with our world changing ideas • Share community transformation and building development status to gain feedback •
• September 8, 2013 Community Gathering Event • 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Servant leader event for all St. Lukers • 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Worship celebration for sharing of details of community transformation and building plans and final Church Conference approval of campaign costs •
September/October Create a Joint Neighborhood Task Force with St. Lukers and residents of East Winter Garden • Begin Circles weekly meetings • Begin one-on-one meetings with potential donors for first commitments and legacy gifts to campus and community plans •
October 27 - November 1 Campaign Dinners • Share more details and first phase funding results • Formal invitations will be distributed
November 17 Church-wide Commitment Worship Service • Celebrate where God has led us • Make our campaign commitments. Location to be determined.
For information about the Commit Campaign visit st.lukes.org/commit.
NEW TO ST. LUKE'S?
We are so glad that you decided to check out St. Luke's! We long for everyone to experience the Open Hearts, Open Minds, and Open Doors of God's church. If we can answer any questions or help you get connected please contact Pastor Jad Denmark, Minister of Connection, at email@example.com or 407.876.4991 ext.*229. STEPHEN MINISTRY: Did you know that St. Luke’s has 32 Stephen Ministers and 6 Stephen Leaders? Eleven Stephen Ministers have just completed 52 weeks of training. The Stephen Minister’s spent 214 hours of one-on-one time with their ‘Care Receivers’ in the last three months. If you need a listening ear, or if you know of someone that could benefit from a Stephen Minister, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Baptism class: Sunday, July 14 at 4:30 p.m. in the Special Events Dining Room. No childcare is available. ERASING PREJUDICE TEAM MEETING: The Erasing Prejudice Team meeting will be on Monday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Building C Room 201-203. For questions contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. NAMI SUPPORT GROUPS: The support group for those with mental illness meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in Building B Room 201. Contact Tracy Lutz at 407.253.1900. The support group for families also meets at the same time in Building B Room 202. Contact Bernie at 407.765.8644. CLUSTER GROUP SUNDAY: On August 4 between worship services stop by the Building C Welcome Hall and check out all of the St. Luke’s cluster groups. Representatives from each group will be present to share about what makes their group unique and how you can get connected. CLUSTER GROUPS: Pick up a list of cluster groups from campus info racks or visit st.lukes.org/clustergroups. BOWLING CLUSTER GROUP: The Bowling cluster group will meet at the World Bowling Center at 6540 Canada Ave. on Monday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. Join us for fun time! LGBTQ & ALLIES CLUSTER MEETING: The next meeting for the LGBTQ & Allies cluster group will be on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Pastor Bill Barnes will be the speaker. For questions contact Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org. LET’S PLAY CARDS OR BOARD GAMES: Every Tuesday St. Luke’s offers a delicious lunch for $5. Purchase lunch or bring your own, bring a friend, and play cards or board games in the Rotunda area. This group is looking for two more facilitators. Contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. ENERGIZED EMPTY NESTERS CLUSTER GROUP: Enjoy fun and fellowship with fellow empty nesters. For more information contact Kelly Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407.876.4991 ext. *223. CLUSTER LEADERSHIP TRAINING: Those considering facilitating a cluster group should attend the next leadership training session on Saturday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. in Building C Room 200-202. For more information contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. PICK UP YOUR NAMETAG: If you have not picked up your new name tag in the Building C Welcome Hall please do so before July 12. After July 12 please pick up your nametag from the reception area in the church office or order name tags by contacting Jeanne Gall at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407.876.4991 ext. * 221 COUNSELING AVAILABLE: The Community Counseling Center at St. Luke’s offers counseling services in many areas including couples counseling, stress management, clinical hypnosis, addictions, depression, anger, domestic violence, eating disorders, and grief bereavement. The center also offers very low cost or pro bono services for those who have financial need. Please call 407.876.4991 ext. *250 for an appointment. ST. LUKE'S SOCIAL MEDIA Follow St. Luke’s on Facebook at facebook.com/stlukesorlando or on Twitter at twitter.com/stlukesorlando for regular updates on all of our ministries! REGISTRATION FOR ST. LUKE'S SOCCER IS NOW OPEN: Visit www.st.lukes.org/sports. St. Luke's Soccer is open to boys and girls of all skill level entering VPK - 7th grade. St. Luke's Sports promotes fun and fellowship. The eight-week season runs September 9 and ends November 2. Evaluations are Saturday, August 24. Register today and join the St. Luke's Spirit of Sports. SCAN FOR INFO: Now you can use your mobile device to scan the QR codes in the Worship Guide for more information on all the ways St. Lukers Worship, Connect, Grow, Serve and Commit. MILITARY MINISTRY: The Military Ministry will have a table in the North Welcome Hall TODAY. with the donation list available. We will be gathering items to send to our deployed military. Questions? Contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. For more information about items or events listed above visit st.lukes.org/connect.
Grow For more details visit www.st.lukes.org/summercamps.
Change the World Camp July 15 to 19 for Grades 1-8 (as of fall 2013). Campers will participate in hands-on service projects so that they will understand how to be a world changer for God. Spark the Imagination Camp July 22 to 26 for Grades K-6 (as of fall 2013). Campers can choose from a variety of half-day options in music, art, cooking and performance. Take the Stage Camp July 29 to Aug 2 for Grades 1-8 (as of fall 2013). Campers will enjoy acting, singing and dancing on stage while creating a musical theater production with a great message. NEXGEN WEEKLY PROGRAMMING: High School students, grades 9-12, meet Wednesdays in the Attic (Building C) from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Middle school students, grades 6-8, participate in FUEL Thursdays in the Attic from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Come enjoy fellowship, games, and worship. Stay up to date with NexGen (middle and high school) programs and events by visiting www.nexgenministries.com. Questions: contact Andrew Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dave Jans at email@example.com or call 407.876.4991 ext. *254. SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ALL AGES / BACK TO BASICS: Sundays TODAY through August 18. •Infants through pre-school age children will continue to meet as usual downstairs in Building B. •Children can participate in “Back To Basics – Be Prepared,” our summer programming for incoming Kindergarten through 4th grade students at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Fun and faith collide when children encounter God’s Word, learn Bible Basics, and make friends. Contact Janet Chambers at jchambers@ st.lukes.org to sign up to serve a Sunday during the summer; learn and have fun together with your child. •Merge, our program for incoming 5th through 8th graders, will continue Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the Attic. High school students can assist with the Elementary program in the Fellowship Hall – please call the Grow office at 407.876.4991 ext. *258 to sign up. •Young Adults drop in for Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. in the workroom of Building C (1st floor). This group is studying Adam Hamilton’s “Christianity and World Religions.” •There are several classes offered for adults all summer; check out the classes listed each week in the Worship Guide or visit www.st.lukes.org/grow to view a complete list of classes. E100: The American Bible Society has selected the 100 most essential passages in the Bible. Join Joline Krolicki and Judy Arndt at 9:30 a.m. in Building B Room 205 as we zip through all 66 books on Sunday mornings. THE ME I WANT TO BE: Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. join an engaging study of John Ortberg’s book, “The Me I Want To Be: Becoming God’s Best Version of You.” Classes meet in Building C Room 204. QUEST FOR HAPPINESS: Join Pastor David and his wife Marca and have fun while searching for emotional and spiritual insights in daily life. This class, based on the book “Second that Emotion, Untangle your Zany Feelings” by Patsy Clairmont, meets Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. in Building C Room 205. TRACE THE JOURNEYS OF PAUL IN GREECE IN 2014: Pastor Bill is returning to Greece for 8 days starting April 26, 2014 followed by an optional three-day Greek island cruise including Mykonos, Ephesus, Patmos and Santorini. Informational brochures have been placed in the information racks around campus. LEAD WHERE YOU ARE: Encourage your organization to participate in the Global Leadership Summit August 8 and 9 at St. Luke’s. Group discounts are available and meeting space can be reserved for your leadership team. Email Dawn Fleming at firstname.lastname@example.org for promotional material to share with your company’s leaders. SUMMER IN THE LIBRARY: Bring your children to the library in Building A this summer and dive into new books, DVDs, and family books. We also have a variety of fiction books for adults. The library is open during normal church office hours. Call us at 407.876.4991 ext. *284. We are here to help! GLOBAL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2013 AUGUST 8 & 9 Summit presenter Mark Burnett is a four-time Emmy Award Winner and Executive Producer for Survivor, The Voice and The Bible. He was named one of The World's Most Influential People by Time Magazine. He produced a docudrama series on The Bible which was released in the spring of 2013. Mark has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame and has a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Register at st.lukes.org/summit by July 23 to receive the Early Bird Rate of $79. This rate applies to church members and regular attendees only. Enter 13GLOBAL to receive the discount. Questions? Contact Kelly Smith at email@example.com.
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Serve Within Our Community VOLUNTEER WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: Volunteers needed to help with construction, assist the construction team and provide lunch. Construction is every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To sign up and work schedules, contact Sharon Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407.876.4991 ext. *239. FLORIDA CITY LABOR DAY WEEKEND INTERGENERATIONAL MISSION: Join us August 30 - September 2. Help kids with homework, do service projects, participate in worship, and serve at the Branches Florida City Community Center. Cost is $75/person or $200/family ($60 if you drive separately). Get information in the Welcome Hall Sunday, July 7 then attend the information meeting at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 14 in Building C Room 200-210. Contact Lynette Fields at email@example.com or 407.876.4991 ext. *230. TEAM JAMAICA 2014 MEETING: The Jamaica Medical Mission Team is holding an information meeting on Sunday, July 21 in Building C Room 204-206 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The team is returning to Ocho Rios, Jamaica from February 1-8 on their 10th annual mission trip. We are particularly looking for oral surgeons and pharmacists. You don’t have to travel to Jamaica to be a part of the team. Contact Mariam Mengistie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407.876.4991 ext. *313 for more information. ST. LUKE’S INVITED TO IFTAR JULY 22: Our friends at the Jama Masjid have once again invited St. Luke’s to join in the spiritual discipline of fasting during Ramadan and breaking the fast on Monday, July 22 after sundown. To prepare for this experience you are invited to attend “Iftar 101” on Sunday, July 21 at 2:00 p.m. in the Attic. The Jama Masjid is located at 11543 Ruby Lake Rd. (less than 10 minutes from St. Luke’s). This is an amazing offer of hospitality and a wonderful way to better understand the Muslim faith. BACKPACKS: In the past donors purchased backpacks and supplies at retail prices and filled their own backpack to donate. This year St. Luke’s will purchase pre-filled backpacks at wholesale prices enabling your dollars to go further! Backpacks will be sold in pairs. Donate both or donate one and keep one for your own student. Pre-paid orders will be taken between services on Sunday July 7, 14 and 21 in the Welcome Hall of Building C. Volunteer to host the table. Contact Megan England at email@example.com. org or call 407.876.4991 ext. *238. COST OF POVERTY EXPERIENCE (C.O.P.E.): This two-hour simulation helps you experience what it means to live a month in the shoes of families between 100%-200% of the poverty level. This activity is for those who want to do more than talk about poverty. Appropriate for middle school age or older. Participate Tuesday, July 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. or Sunday, August 11 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Contact Meghan Killingsworth at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. Register one week in advance for childcare at www.st.lukes.org/childcare. Within Our Church JOB OPENINGS: St. Luke’s Child Development Center is looking for two part-time Lead Caregivers for our “Parents Day Out” Program. This program is designed for 2½ to 3-year-olds’ social and educational development and incorporates potty training and requires lifting and bending. The program follows the Orange County School Schedule with work hours from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Preference will be given to candidates with CDA certifications or those who are close to completion. To apply, contact Kelly Smith at email@example.com or 407.876.4991 ext. *223. To view the full job description visit st.lukes.org/jobs. IN-HOME-CARE MINISTRY: The In-Home-Care Ministry provides food for people who are in a crisis situation and don't have a family member available to assist. Meals are prepared and delivered to the home of the church member. Contact the Care office at 407.876.4991 ext. *262 or firstname.lastname@example.org. STUDENTS: The St. Luke’s School of the Arts needs high school students to volunteer with summer camps. For more information visit www.st.lukes.org/summercamps or call Cindy Brough at 407.876.5226. TECH VOLUNTEERS: Volunteer to operate video cameras and ProPresenter, our worship presentation software. No experience required. Contact Vince Lepore at email@example.com to sign up! INSPIRATIONAL WRITERS: Volunteers are needed to write greeting cards for our military men and women, veterans at the V.A. Community Living Facility in Orlando, our shut-ins and to welcome St. Luke’s new members. Cards and postage are provided. Contact Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org. VOLUNTEER TO HELP WITH RE•DEFINE: Sign up to serve communion, help with prayer stations, ushering, or a mix of all. Contact Bradley Roberts at email@example.com to get started! BACK 2 BASICS: Our new summer programming for Grow Ministries (children, youth, and adults) will run through August 18 on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Can you spare one hour and lend a hand as a Small Group Leader? Please contact Laura Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407.876.4991 ext. *258. IF YOU WANT TO FOLLOW, LEAD!: Are you interested in facilitating a small group this fall? A variety of opportunities and level of commitment exist. Contact God for inspiration and Joline for information. Joline can be reached at 407.876.4991 ext. *264 or email@example.com.
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