March 19, 2017

March 19,  2017

S.O.A.P.ING WEEKLY  S.O.A.P. through a passage in advance of Sunday service each week.  Then come prepared to share what the Holy Spirit has spoken to you through God’s Word.  The passage for the last week of March is:
      March 26 – I Peter 3:8-5:14

EASTER WEEK SERVICES  If you would like to be part of the Good Friday,  April 14th, Prayer Experience team – helping with design, set-up/strike, dramatic monologue, etc., please note on your Communication Card or contact any of the staff.  We’ll let you know what is involved, and get you started. 

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE   The Sunrise Service begins at 6:59 am, on Easter Sunday, April 16th on the shores of Lake Cane (6645 Lake Cane Dr, Orlando). Come join us for this glorious morning experience!

PRAYER FOR TRAVEL  Pastor Dan is going to Russia for a Vision Trip with others from our district,  March 26-April 3.  Be praying for him and the entire team.

WALK FOR LIFE SATURDAY APRIL 8th   Everyone is encouraged to join the Walk for Life to benefit Choices Women’s Clinic, beginning at 9 am, Saturday, April 8th.  Pick up a Sponsor Pledge Form at the Information Desk, register for the walk, and begin recruiting sponsors.  Let’s be a significant part in meeting the $150,000 goal this year. Please see Cassie Largaespada for more details. 

EASTER CHOIR  Please see Jaime Largaespada if you’d like to participate in the Easter Choir. 

EASTER EGG HUNT  We need candy and small toys to fill gift bags which we’ll give away at the Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday morning. We’re hoping to fill 100 or more bags! Please bring your items by Palm Sunday (April 9).  And pray that the kids and families from Prairie Lake Elementary will come!

ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING  At the meeting last Sunday, the congregation approved a new budget for 2017-18, and elected three Elders:  Keith Carney, David Hosman, and Joe Simmons.  Please be in prayer for them, and all the Elders and other members of the Leadership Team.

FINANCES 03/09/17 – YTD DATA

OPERATING BUDGET  $384,209

OPERATING INCOME  $367,488

OPERATING EXPENSES  $360,400

OPERATING INCOME OVER/UNDER BUDGET - $16,721

YTD MISSIONS GIVING  $ 30,809

YTD BENEVOLENT GIVING  $ 4,932