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Grow Deeper With God & Others

Bible Verse for November: Matthew 11.28
 [Jesus says] Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.
Sunday, 11/24 -- Afternoon Matinee-- Faith & Film Movie Club,  "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" film at Orlando theater. Optional meal before.
Thursday, 11/28 -- 2 pm-- Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch for All, Oviedo Presbyterian Church, 2405 Lockwood Blvd, Oviedo 32765. Third annual Thanksgiving potluck lunch sponsored by Hope and Oviedo Pres.
Sunday, 12/1 -- Worship with communion. Advent 1.
Thursday, 12/5 -- 7 - 8 pm -- Advent Taize Service, San Pedro Spiritual Development Center, 2400 Dike Rd, Winter Park 32792. Contemplative worship drawn from scripture readings and meditative singing of scripture. Free.
Sunday, 12/8  -- 10 am -- Advent 2.

Sunday, 12/15 -- 10 am -- Advent 3.

Sunday, 12/22 -- 10 am -- Advent 4.

Tuesday, 12/24 -- 4:30 pm -- Christmas Eve Service with Communion & Service of Shared Light

Reach Wider to Serve & Share God's Love With the World

**For many of these opportunities, you may also sign up at church. Community service hours may also be available.
 If you have ideas for Service activities, please share with Nancy Graham Ogne.
Monday, 12/2 -- 5 pm - 9 pm -- Eat at Five Guys Burgers and Fries (select locations) and 10 percent of sales benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. Visit http://www.foodbankcentralflorida.org/site/PageServer?pagename=events_fiveguys
Saturday, 12/14 -- 7:15 am -- Reindeer Run at SeaWorld, 7007 Sea Harbor Drive, Orlando 32821. Benefiting Advent Health for Children. Registration fee is $32 before 11/30; $32; $35 from 12/1 to 12/13; $38 - Race day at race site (IF SPACE AVAILABLE). Participation is limited to the first 3,700 runners & walkers. To register online, copy and paste url: https://events.hakuapp.com/3e866bf69de74e3bdde5
Saturday, 4/25/20 -- 8 am -- Hope Scholars 4-Person Golf Scramble, North Shore Golf Club, 11507 N Shore Golf Club Blvd, Orlando 32832. Shotgun start. The 1st annual golf scramble promises fun and prizes for a good cause. Profits benefit the 2020 Hope Scholars effort, the church's 9th annual scholarship campaign. (See the Hope Scholars tab under "What We're Doing" pull-down menu.) Since 2012, Hope Scholars has provided 38 undergraduate scholarships totaling more than $38K to in-house applicants and one faculty-selected senior at Oak Ridge High School, an at-risk school whose purchase of a now-closed Presbyterian Church provided funds that helped launch Hope. Participant fees and other details to come.
Ongoing -- Marvis J. Marlow 'Help Your Neighbor' Grants. Hope regulars may apply for modest grants, allowing the church to partner with you as you perform acts of service for others -- driving a widow to appointments, mowing a lawn or planting a garden for a sick neighbor, building a treehouse for a single-parent family, performing an oil change for a college student, etc. For more info, click on the "What We're Doing" menu and select the "Marlow Grants" tab. Complete a brief application and submit it. Grants are in $25 increments and usually range between $25 and $150.For more info, visit the "Marlow Grants" page under the "Reaching Wider" tab.
Ongoing -- Box Tops for Schools. Collected for Lake Nona Middle School.

Ongoing -- Pop-Tops from aluminum cans. Collected for Ronald McDonald House (to pay its electric bill). RMH provides affordable housing for family members of hospitalized patients.

Ongoing -- Travel-size toiletries. Benefitting various agencies serving those in need.

Ongoing -- Microloans through Kiva. Find our team at: kiva.org/team/hope_presbyterian_church_at_lake_nona