What's New -- Upcoming Opportunities

Grow Deeper With God & Others

Bible Verse for March: John 13.34
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Jesus says] "I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.”  
Ongoing -- Noon -- Pray for Hope. Session invites you to set a daily alarm to pray for Hope's leadership team, outreach and witness -- and for God's drawing the people God desires to be part of our small but mighty congregation.
Throughout Lent, Wednesday 2/26  to  Saturday 4/11 -- Lenten Devotional Reflections for Adults, featuring "A Way Other Than Our Own" by Walter Brueggemann. Freddy Velez and Lynne Plew lead one in-person reflection group and Hilde and Fred Seiler lead the other. Nancy leads an online reflection option.

Throughout Lent -- Lenten Reflections on D365 App & Online Devotional for Young Adults
Thursday, 3/19   -- 7-8 pm   --CANCELED  -- Lenten Taize contemplative service, San Pedro Center, 2400 Dike Rd, Winter Park 32792

Sunday, 3/22   --  12:15 pm -- CHANGED TO VIRTUAL --  In-Person Lenten Community with Hilde & Fred Seiler, Bolay Lake Nona
Tuesday, 3/24  -- 6:30 pm  -- CHANGED TO VIRTUAL -- In-Person Lenten Community with Freddy & Lynne 
Sunday,  4/5   -- 10 am   -- Palm Sunday worship with communion

Sunday, 4/5 -- 12:15 pm -- In-Person Lenten Community with Hilde & Fred Seiler, Bolay Lake Nona

Tuesday, 4/7  -- 6:30 pm  -- In-Person Lenten Community with Freddy & Lynne at Panera, 9607 Lake Nona Village Place, Orlando 32827

Thursday, 4/9 --  7 pm   -- Maundy Thursday Tenebrae service with communion, Washington Shores Presbyterian, 3600 Rogers Drive, Orlando 32805

Sunday, 4/12  -- TBA   -- 10th Annual Shared Easter Sunrise Service with St. Cloud Presbyterian. New location: Large pavilion at Chisholm Park, 4700 Chisholm Park Trail, St. Cloud 34771

Sunday, 4/12  --  10am  -- Easter Worship

Sunday, 4/12 -- 11 am --  Deadline to apply for Hope Scholarship

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.
Ongoing -- Donate to Widen the Audience for the Film 'Marching Forward.' Donations will help pay for copyright clearance of music in the film. Visit MarchingForwardFilm.org, and press the Donate link. It will take you to the Nicholson School of Communication and Media Giving Page. Select "Film and Mass Media" from the drop-down menu, and type "Marching Forward" into the comment box. Please do not give anonymously. Producers must provide a list of supporters for public television rules. The film tells the story of two Orlando band directors in the segregated South who used music to unite their community. One director, James "Chief" Wilson of Jones High School, was a longtime member of Washington Shores Presbyterian.
Saturday 3/28 --CANCELED -- Set-Up for Tour de Cure Event for American Diabetes Association.  Sign up at  https://signup.com/go/hobWLKA
Monday, 4/6-- 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, 4/11  -- 9 am  -- CANCELED -- “Pig PENth” annual Pig Run of Lake Nona, YMCA at Lake Nona, 9055 Northlake Parkway, Orlando 32827
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