What's New -- Upcoming Opportunities

Grow Deeper With God & Others

Bible Verse for October: 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, 10/13 -- 6-8 pm -- Young Adult Student Gathering for High School and Middle High Students, Kalil home. Dinner and fun included!
Tuesday, 10/15 -- 6:30 pm -- Faith & Film TBA -- Either at a theater or with a take-out meal at the Gibbons home.
Saturday, 10/26 -- 10 am to 2 pm -- National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, providing a safe, convenient, anonymous and earth-friendly means to dispose of prescription drugs. To find a location, copy and paste this URL:   https://takebackday.dea.gov/#collection-locator
Sunday, 10/27 -- 10 am -- Remembering the Saints Commemoration During Worship
Sunday, 11/3 -- 10 am -- Worship with Communion
Sunday, 11/3 -- After Worship -- Anne Frank Exhibit at Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida, 851 N Maitland Avenue,
Maitland 32751. "Let Me Be Myself:  The Story of Anne Frank" includes an optional immersive Virtual Reality Tour of the Anne Frank House, Behind the Bookcase. (The VR tour requires sign-ups and is not recommended for persons under the age of 13.)  The full exhibit is on display until 1/4/2020. Since its world premiere in 2015 in Canberra, Australia the Anne Frank House’s exhibition “Let Me Be Myself – The Life Story of Anne Frank” has been on display in several countries worldwide. The exhibition presents the life of Anne Frank from her birth in 1929 to her death in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945 at age 15.  The relationship of her personal life to the historical context of Hitler’s rise to power, World War II and the persecution of the Jews comes to light as you walk through this history.
Tuesday, 11/5 -- 6:30 pm -- Faith & Film TBA with shared-cost dinner, Gibbons home. Text Nancy for address.
Tuesday, 11/26 -- TBA -- Faith & Film "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood" film at Orlando theater. Optional dinner before.
Thursday, 11/28 -- Time To Be Finalized -- Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch for All, Oviedo Presbyterian Church, 2405 Lockwood Blvd, Oviedo 32765. Third annual Thanksgiving potluck lunch sponsored by Hope and Oviedo Pres.

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.
Throughout October -- Collect for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF.
Saturday, 10/26 -- 9 am to Noon -- Serve at Clean the World. Newer location: 2544 E Landstreet Rd, Suite 600, Orlando 32824. Working together to purify and recycle soaps and other discarded hygiene products to save lives.

Saturday, 10/26 -- 10 am to 2 pm -- National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, providing a safe, convenient, anonymous and earth-friendly means to dispose of prescription drugs. To find a location, copy and paste this URL:   https://takebackday.dea.gov/#collection-locator
Sunday, 10/27 -- 10 am -- Presentation of the 2019 Hope Prize During Worship to Adult Literacy League.
Sundays 11/3 and 11/10 -- Bring Unwanted Halloween Candy and UNICEF Donations.
Monday, 11/4 -- 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
Sunday, 11/17 -- 7th Annual Day of Service. Serving the wider community in lieu of regularly formatted worship. Details to come.
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