September 23, 2018

GOOD NEWS CLUB - Good News Club began at Prairie Lake Elementary last Wednesday, September 12th. We have more than 60 students registered, and in the first two weeks of club, we have had 4 students put their faith in Christ as Savior. Please pray with us for the GNC team, and especially for these students!

RED PRAYER GATHERING - Please join us as we gather again to pray for our RED students and student leaders this afternoon at 4 pm. We will meet at Pastor Dan and Val’s home, 1737 Sparkling Water Circle, Ocoee. All parents of students, and everyone else who is concerned for the health and spiritual growth of our students, is encouraged to attend. If you want, bring a snack to share.

SOAPING WEEKLY - In order to prepare your spirit for the message each week, S.O.A.P. through a passage (read the Scripture, make your Observation, find a specific Application, and write a Prayer) in advance of Sunday service. Suggested SOAPing Scripture passages for the next few weeks are: Sep 30 – Ps 33:6-9; Ps 135:5-6; Heb 1:3, Oct 7 – Rom 8:35-39; Zeph 3:17; Is 54:10, Oct 14 – Ps 103:8-12; Rom 8:1, 33-34; Is 53:5-6, Oct 21 – Rom 8:28-29, 32; Ps 34:8-10; Ps 103:8-9, Oct 28 – Ps 99:1-9; Is 6:1-3; Heb 1:8-9

NEW DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENT - At District Conference this past week, a new District Superintendent was elected – Rev Alfredo Gutierrez. Please be praying for Alfredo as he puts together a team to help him as he leads our district for the next four years. Also be praying for Chuck and Dale Hughes as they transition out of district leadership and seek God for the next part of their journey.

LEXI’S LEAVING SOON - Lexi McNair leaves for her permanent assignment to international ministries in Germany the first weekend in October. Be sure to take some time to say goodbye these next couple of weeks, and keep her on your prayer list!

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY GROUP - The FPU group started this past Wednesday. They will continue to meet for eight more weeks at 6:30 pm on Wednesdays. There is still time to join. If you would like to get a better grip on your personal finances, and have a better understanding of God’s perspective of stewardship, this may be just what you are looking for. Contact Jereme or Stacey Burke this week to get the details.

FINANCES 9/20/18 – YTD DATA

OPERATING BUDGET $ 238,182

OPERATING INCOME $ 192,765

OPERATING INCOME OVER/UNDER BUDGET - $45,417

MISSIONS GIVING $ 10,457

BENEVOLENT GIVING $ 2,208