What's New -- Upcoming Opportunities

Grow Deeper With God & Others

Please note: In-Person Worship is suspended for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19 . Watch here for updates.

Bible Verse for Days of COVID: 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.
Wednesdays through June --  6:30 pm -- Evening Prayers Via Zoom.  Contact Us to receive the invitation.

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, 6/20/20 (postponed from 4/25/20) -- 7:55 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.
Monday, 7/6-- 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
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. Please note: This program is changing format and will conclude in the not-too-distant future.

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