What's New -- Upcoming Opportunities

Grow Deeper With God & Others

Bible Verse for August to October: Philippians 3.13-14
… [T]his one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus.
Saturday, 10/13 - Monday, 10/15 -- Bus Trip with Washington Shores to National Memorial for Peace & Justice in Montgomery, Alabama. Includes Sunday evening worship with communion.
Sunday, 10/14 -- 11 am -- Shared Worship at Washington Shores Presbyterian Church, 3600 Rogers Drive, Orlando 32805. Our third annual shared worship service, which alternates between congregations. Persons remaining in Orlando (not on the bus trip) will gather at WSPC. No worship at Lake Nona Middle School on this day.
Tuesday, 10/16 -- 6:30 pm - 8 pm -- Bible Doing considering "Everybody Always," Chapters 4-6 (7-9), Panera, 9607 Lake Nona Village Place, Orlando.
Sunday, 10/21 -- 10 am -- Grace Notes Handbell Choir visits. Worship returns to the cafeteria.
Sunday, 10/21 -- 11:30 am -- 'Mystery Table' Lunch Connections for all ages.
Sunday, 10/28 -- 11:30 am -- Discernment Council Meeting. Location TBA.
Sunday, 11/4 -- 10 am -- Worship with communion.
Tuesday, 11/6 -- 6:30 pm - 8 pm -- Bible Doing considering "Everybody Always," Ch 10-12 (13), Panera, 9607 Lake Nona Village Place, Orlando 32827.
Sunday, 11/11 -- 11:30 am -- 'Mystery Table' Lunch Connections for all ages.
Friday, 11/16 -- 7:30 pm -- John Crist Comedy Tour, First Baptist Church, 3000 S John Young Pkwy, Orlando 32805. Tickets $20-25 each.
Tuesday, 11/20 -- 6:30 pm - 8 pm -- Bible Doing considering "Everybody Always," Ch 14-16 (17-18), Panera, 9607 Lake Nona Village Place, Orlando.
Thursday, 11/22 -- Time To Be Determined -- Thanksgiving Potluck Meal for all who wish to come, co-sponsored by Hope & Oviedo Pres and open to all, Oviedo Presbyterian Church, 2405 Lockwood Blvd, Oviedo 32765. Nancy and Paul will provide turkey and stuffing. Please bring a dish to share if you're able.
Sunday, 12/2 -- 10 am -- Worship with communion, Advent 1.
Tuesday, 12/4 -- 6:30 pm - 8 pm -- Bible Doing considering "Everybody Always," Ch 19-24, Panera, 9607 Lake Nona Village Place, Orlando.
Sunday, 12/9 -- 10 am -- Advent 2.
Sunday, 12/16 -- 10 am -- Advent 3.
Sunday, 12/16 -- 6 pm -- The Messiah at Washington Shores Presbyterian, 3600 Rogers Drive, Orlando 32805. Hopesters are invited to join the choir for rehearsals and performance. Free.
Sunday, 12/23 -- 10 am -- Advent 4.
Monday, 12/24 -- 4:30 pm -- Christmas Eve worship with communion and service of shared light.
Sunday, 12/30 -- 10 am -- Regularly Scheduled Worship.

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 notify Suzanne Eckhoff, our Volunteer Service Coordinator, or Nancy Graham Ogne.
All Year Long -- Matching Fund for Volunteer Service. Document volunteer hours with non-profits or schools to qualify your organization for Hope's $5K Matching Fund. Submit hours to Suzanne Eckhoff, Volunteer Service Coordinator, or Nancy; hours should be documented on letterhead with signature or on a formal organization printout.
Throughout October -- Collect for Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF.
Saturday 10/13 -- 9 am to Noon -- Feeding Children Everywhere, Wycliffe Discovery Center, 11221 John Wycliffe Blvd, Orlando. Lake Nona gathers to pack 20K meals for children in need. $10 donation requested. Register to serve a 1-hour meal-packing shift here:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lake-nona-ymca-hunger-project-tickets-49087360617
Sunday 10/14 -- 6:30 - 8 pm -- Simple Supper & Silent Auction for Society of St. Andrew gleaning society, Broadway UMC, 406 E Amelia Street, Orlando 32803. Eating simply so the hungry can simply eat, with complimentary meal from Chef Robby. RSVP to endhunger.org. Free.
Saturday, 11/3 -- 1 pm - 8 pm -- Relay for Life Lake Nona, Lake Nona High School, 12500 Narcoossee Road, Orlando 32832.
Sunday, 11/4 -- Bring Unwanted Leftover Halloween Candy for Use as Stocking Stuffers for At-Risk Kids.
​Monday, 11/5 -- 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, 11/18 -- 10 am to Noon -- Annual Day of Service. Serving our community in lieu of regularly formatted worship.
Throughout December -- Advent Conspiracy. Make donations to shared project.
Monday, 12/31 -- Last day to donate to Advent Conspiracy.
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