Thanksgiving Sunday November 25, 2012
October 13, 2013
9:30 a.m. in the Coleman Memorial Gymnasium Dr. William S. Barnes
8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary Dr. William S. Barnes Prelude Gathering for Worship Choral Introit
Gathering Song “Vision of Love”
Welcome Call to Worship Scripture: Luke 5:27-32 Sermon: “The Call Is His, Not Ours”
“Let Everything Praise the Lord” (8:00) The Children's Choir “Great is the Lord” (9:30/11:00) The Sanctuary Choir
Series: Jesus: Risk Taker, Rule Breaker, Grace Maker
*Call to Worship *Hymn
“Lay Me Down”
“Lift High the Cross”.................................................#159
*Opening Prayer *Passing the Peace and Welcome Witness in Music “Work Together” (8:00) The Children's Choir “Jesus Loves Me” (9:30/11:00) The Sanctuary Choir
“Everywhere That I Go” “Follow You”
*Congregational Prayer Closing Song “How He Loves”
Prayers of the People; The Lord's Prayer Prayer Response
“All Because of Jesus”
“Cares Chorus” (8:00) The Children's Choir “O Lord, Hear My Prayer” (9:30/11:00) The Sanctuary Choir
Offering and Offertory “Not a Sparrow”.
Doris Tyler, solo
*Doxology and Prayer of Dedication.......94 Scripture: Luke 5:27-32 Sermon: “The Call Is His, Not Ours” Series: Jesus: Risk Taker, Rule Breaker, Grace Maker
The Rev. Jad Denmark
“Jesus Calls Us” ......................................................#398
*Benediction & Benediction Response “God Be With You Till We Meet Again”
The flowers in the Sanctuary are given in memory of Earl Dietrich by his daughter Cheryl Bollinger. The rosebud on the Baptismal Font is in celebration of the birth of Jovie Lu Gall on September 13, 2013. She is the daughter of Brian and Melody Gall, sister of Tristan and Shiloh, granddaughter of Ron and Jeanne Gall, and great granddaughter of Millard Jones. 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. SIGN UP TODAY FOR AUTOMATIC CONTRIBUTIONS: Make your contribution through electronic funds transfer (EFT) online at st.lukes.org. Choose "Online Giving" at the top of the page or under the Commit tab. 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! For sermon videos and worship schedules visit st.lukes.org/worship.
Are you ready to COMMIT? Check here for the latest news on the Commit Campaign! Updates are also available online at st.lukes.org/commit. •
October The items listed below are some of the next steps and events that you can expect in October. • Begin one-on-one meetings with potential donors for first commitments and legacy gifts to campus and community plans • Train volunteers serving with multiple community organizations and ministries • Recruit and train Circle Leaders and Circle Allies • Map the East Winter Garden community
October 27 - November 1 Campaign Dinners • Share more details and first phase funding results • All St. Lukers should have received a formal dinner invitation. Make sure to R.S.V.P. online at st.lukes.org/ commit by October 20. Please contact Kelly Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have not received your invitation.
November 17 The Big Event Church-wide Commitment Worship Service • Celebrate where God has led us • Make our campaign commitments • The Big Event at Hard Rock Live *Updates are noted in blue.
HAVE QUESTIONS? Visit the Commit table in the Building C Welcome Hall. Facilities optimization plans are on display! DINNER IS READY! Volunteer Table Hosts are needed for each night of the Commit Campaign dinners. Enjoy a meal with fellow St. Lukers while welcoming them to the table as a host for the event. Thirty five table hosts are needed for each night. There is a 2.5 hour (30 minute prior to dinner and 15 minutes after dinner) time commitment. Dates and times: • October 27 – 3:00 p.m. • October 27 – 6:30 p.m. • October 28 – 6:30 p.m. • October 29 -6:30 p.m. • October 30 – 6:30 p.m. • November 1 – 6:30 p.m. Be a part these exciting evenings as we get inspired and informed about the Commit Campaign. To volunteer contact Kelly Smith at email@example.com or 407.876.4991 ext. *223.
For information about the Commit Campaign visit st.lukes.org/commit.
Connect PUMPKIN PATCH: The St. Luke’s Youth Ministries Pumpkin Patch is now open near the picnic tables behind Building C. The patch is open Monday-Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. For the safety of those serving and visiting, the throughway portion of the road behind Building C is closed through October 31. Please allow for extra time to maneuver around campus this month. FAMILY CAMPOUT: The second annual St. Luke's Fall Family Campout starts Friday, October 18 at 5:30 p.m. There will be food trucks available (at a cost), campfire songs, stories in the pumpkin patch, s’mores and a hot breakfast. The cost of $25.00 per family includes breakfast and snacks only. Bring your own tent, RV, or camper (no hook-ups available, showers and bathrooms will be open in Building C). Space is limited. All campsites must be reserved prior to event. For more information and to register visit st.lukes.org/events. ST. LUKE’S SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: Visit www.st.lukes.org/soa for a class schedule, descriptions and pricing. Contact Cindy Brough at 407.876.5226 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up. ATTENTION STRINGS PLAYERS IN GRADES 3-6: Violin, viola, cello and string bass players with at least two years of previous experience are invited to join St. Luke’s School of the Arts’ Group Strings ensemble. Meet on Thursday afternoons from 4:00 p.m to 5:00 p.m. in Building B Room 205. SPECIAL NEEDS MUSIC THERAPY: The School of the Arts is pleased to welcome board-certified music therapist, Treva Collins, to the staff. Treva offers both private and group sessions for special needs students utilizing singing, moving, listening and instrumental exploration. CLUSTER GROUP LEADERSHIP TRAINING: Cluster group leadership training will be Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00 p.m. in Building C Room 200-202. Contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com with questions. CLUSTER GROUPS: Pick up a list of cluster groups from campus info racks or visit st.lukes.org/clustergroups. School Aged Moms United (SAMU): This group of mothers comes together once a month to experience authentic community and support, personal growth, practical help and spiritual hope. Join us for a welcome breakfast on Wednesday, October 16 at 9:30 a.m. Please email momsunited.cluster@ st.lukes.org to R.S.V.P. and for location details. GOSPEL CHOIR: Meets in Building B Room 209 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the first and third Sunday of each month. Contact Bradley Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. YOUNG ADULTS: This group meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month in the Attic in Building C at 7:00 p.m. Email email@example.com for more information. OPEN ARMS LGBTQA: This inspiring, lively and affirming group is open to all LGBTQ persons and allies. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional meeting dates, times, locations and info. COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTER: Receive counseling in areas such as stress management, depression, anger, domestic violence, eating disorders, and grief. Call 407.876.4991 ext. *250 for an appointment. SENIOR LUNCHEON AND PROGRAM: Join us at 11:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall Friday, October 18. We will have refreshments, luncheon, and a special program! Call Debbi Gale at 407.295.4348 by Tuesday, October 15 for reservations. ST. LUKE’S 60+ SINGLES: The singles group will have T.N.T. Dominoes with Domino's at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 17 in Building C Room 200-202. Suggested donation of $3.00 if you share in the pizza. Questions, please contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. MEN CAN USE A STEPHEN MINISTER, TOO: Is life more than you can handle, are you dealing with a job loss, marital issues, a serious illness or a loss? Call Dr. David Stephens at 407.876.4991 ext. *233 or Carol Crowley at 407.876.4991 ext. *262, to learn more about the Stephen Ministry. GET IN SHAPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Join Chris Smith, certified personal trainer/group instructor, Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the Coleman Gymnasium. $5.00 per person. Contact Kelly Smith at ksmith@ st.lukes.org. HELP US GET TO 1,000 LIKES! For the latest St. Luke's news like us on Facebook at facebook.com/ stlukesorlando or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/stlukesorlando.
We are so glad that you decided to check out St. Luke's! Let us help you NEW TO get connected. Contact the Connect and Care office at 407.876.4991 ST. LUKE'S? ext.*262 or email Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about items or events listed above visit st.lukes.org/connect.
Grow THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER: Join us October 17 for meat loaf with gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, Caesar salad, rolls, dessert and a drink. $6.00 adults and children over 12, $4.00 children 6-12, $3.00 children 2-6. Family max of $20.00. R.S.V.P. to Dede Duncan at 407.876.4991 ext. *296, email@example.com or sign the THRIVE booklet in the information rack outside the Reception office. All reservations should be made by the Monday before the dinner. Discovery Class: More than a Bible study, we are a caring prayer group of 14 women. Come and join with us at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays in Building C Room 205-207 or call Bea Pederson at 407.721.0610. GOD-O-Sea Sunday Programming for students with Special Needs: We will offer a small one-on-one Special Needs Sunday Programming class from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of each month with a reservation. Ages range from middle elementary to youth. If you feel your child is in need of a specialized situation, please contact Jayne Andrews at firstname.lastname@example.org. CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES: Children grow together in their understanding of what it means to be a disciple. Please stop by the Welcome Window in Building B on Sunday mornings for room assignments. MERGE (GRADES 5-6): Join us in the Attic of Building C at 9:30 a.m. for games, videos, Bible study and activities that make scripture come alive. For more information, email Dave Jans at email@example.com. ECHO (GRADES 7-8): Join us in Building C Room 205-207 from 9:30 a.m to 10:30 a.m. to go deeper into the Bible with your fellow students. For more information, email Dave Jans at firstname.lastname@example.org. HIGH SCHOOL (GRADES 9-12): Join us on Sundays as we grow deeper into our spiritual journey in Building C Room 204-206 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Contact Andrew Miller at email@example.com. YOUTH MINISTRIES: 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. Stay up to date by visiting www.nexgenministries.com. Contact Laura Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. ABUNDANT LIFE WORKSHOPS: Abundant Life Workshops are designed to enhance your life by addressing issues that occasionally present challenges to everyone. Call 407.876.4991 ext. *250 to register. No charge. CRACKING THE COMMUNICATION CODE FOR COUPLES: Understanding each other’s communication style is helpful in any relationship. Lisa Beilman, LMHC, will facilitate three sessions on Wednesday, October 16, 23 and 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Building B Room 202. PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS: We should consider our expectations, expectations of others, mutual trust and culitvating opportunities for growth in relationships. Joel Christie facilitates this workshop Thursday, November 7, 14 and 21 in Building C Room 208-210 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. EXEGESIS WITH PASTOR BILL: If you enjoy Pastor Bill’s sermons, come spend an extra hour learning at his Exegesis Bible Study every Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Building B Room 209. Social Principles Class: Join Lynette Fields and Pastor Jad Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Building C Office Conference Room. Learn about bringing your perspective and voice to issues facing our society and church. PASTORS’ BOOK CLUB: Pastors Jenn and Corey are facilitating a study on the book “Same Kind of Different as Me.” The book club opens up dialogue on erasing prejudices and our core value of “Acceptance.” Join us at 6:30 p.m. in Building B Room 205. Books are available for $10.00. Trace the Journeys of Paul in Greece: Join Pastor Bill in Greece for 8 days starting April 26, 2014 with an optional three-day Greek island cruise including Mykonos, Ephesus, Patmos and Santorini. Informational brochures have been placed in the information racks around campus. BECOME A ST. LUKER...TAKE THE FIRST STEPS All current members and prospective new members are encouraged to take the "Learn" classes. Visit st.lukes.org/grow for course descriptions or contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. 1. Attend a Welcome Luncheon: The next gathering will be October 27. No childcare available. 2. Attend Learn Classes (Beginnings, Bible Basics, Wesley Way, St. Luke's 101) If you are new or returning to church we invite you to take all four classes. If you are transferring from another church where you have been active, we invite you to take Wesley Way and St. Luke's 101. Attend either on Sundays or Tuesdays. All courses are four sessions. Childcare available by reservation. 3. Attend the Decide Class This final class builds on the experiences from the first four courses and empowers participants to continue their Christian journey. Subjects include the spiritual disciplines, The Bible in 12 Words, Commit and Meet Jesus on the Road.
For more information about items or events listed above visit st.lukes.org/grow.
Serve Within Our Community C.O.P.E. TODAY: The Cost of Poverty Experience is a required training for those serving in East Winter Garden or with the Circles Campaign and is a recommended training for anyone wanting to build a relationship through service. Upper elementary through adult can participate. Join us in the Attic of Building C from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sign up with Sharon Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org. SCHOOL BEAUTIFICATION: Educational IMPACT will assist Pineloch and Mollie Ray Elementary Schools with beautifying and cleaning up their campuses on Saturday, October 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Serve with parents, students of all ages, singles, and friends. Bring your labeled tools such as rakes, hedge trimmers, spades, clippers, 3" paint rollers, and large heavy black bags. Sign up with Sharon Briggs at email@example.com or 407.876.4991 ext. *239 to ensure we can provide enough cold water and snacks. EVENT PLANNING OPPORTUNITY: The Shalom Angel Tree Annual Christmas Celebration is on Saturday, December 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Help plan the event or donate gifts and children's books. To learn more about this event and the Shalom Prison Ministry, attend the monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Building C Office Conference Room. To sign up to help with Angel Tree in December, please contact Sharon Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407.876.4991 ext. *239. CIRCLES CAMPAIGN INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS: Join us in Building C Room 201 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 17 or Tuesday, October 22. Circles helps individuals build relationships across socioeconomic lines in order to empower families in poverty. If you are interested in becoming a Circle Leader or Circle Ally, please attend a meeting before the end of October. DONATE BLOOD: Sunday, October 20 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. will be the next blood drive at St. Luke’s. Every donor will receive a Halloween T-shirt plus a free Old Town Amusement Wristband. Save a life by donating blood! Questions, contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. UNCF 5K-WALK FOR EDUCATION: This 5K run/walk provides us with an excellent opportunity to change the lives of deserving college students. Serve as an ambassador for St. Luke’s and promote the church at our booth or run/walk in the race. This annual event takes place Saturday, November 2 at 8:00 a.m. at The Mall at Millenia (4200 Conroy Road). If you would like to help or need more information, please contact Pastor Corey at firstname.lastname@example.org or extension *288. Within Our Church BINGO & ICE CREAM PARTY AT THE VETERANS HOME: The Military Team is holding a Bingo & Ice Cream Party at the VA Home in Baldwin Park on October 19 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Volunteers are always needed and welcomed. If you can volunteer for this event, please contact Carol Crowley at email@example.com. STEPHEN MINISTRY CLASS: The next Stephen Ministry Class begins Tuesday, January 7, 2014. Spiritual gifts are gifts to give away! God gives them to us, and we use them to serve others. If your spiritual gifts include faith, mercy, teaching the faith, or encouragement, consider being a part of this one-to-one caregiving ministry. Contact Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org. CHRISTMAS CONCERTS ARE COMING! Share your musical talents as part of our orchestra. Contact David Patrick at email@example.com for more information. We need you to help make the beautiful sounds of Christmas! SUNDAY MORNING GREETERS: The Greeters reflect the love of Christ by being welcoming, hospitable, and gracious to each and every person who enters the St. Luke’s campus. If this is a way that you would like to serve on Sunday mornings (one Sunday a month) please contact Carol Crowley at ccrowley@ st.lukes.org. CONNECTION POINT VOLUNTEERS: Connection Points (in the Welcome Hall) are the hub of information and support. This position informs and answers questions on ministries and events within the church and gets people connected. To serve one Sunday a month contact Carol Crowley at firstname.lastname@example.org. JOIN THE THURSDAY NIGHT DINNER TEAM: Serve dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Can you spare one Thursday a month? Contact Dede Duncan at email@example.com or 407.876.4991 ext. *296. IF YOU WANT TO FOLLOW, LEAD!: If you are interested in facilitating a small group this fall contact Joline Krolicki at 407.876.4991 ext. *264 or firstname.lastname@example.org. BE A BUDDY TO A CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: Buddy Break provides free respite care one Saturday morning or Friday evening a month for children/young teens with special needs and their siblings. Training is provided. Volunteers age 14+ may receive community service hours. Registered nurses are also needed. Contact Donna Barley at email@example.com or 407.341.5068. TECH VOLUNTEERS: Volunteer to operate video cameras and ProPresenter, our worship presentation software. No experience required. Contact Vince Lepore at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up!
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Published on Oct 9, 2013
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