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E-BULLETIN FOR JANUARY 14, 2023
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OUR MISSION
Extend the ministry of Christ to our community with hope and wholeness.

Our Vision - “Build 7”
We will be a Church on God’s mission in Apopka, with Apopka, and for Apopka, seven days-a-week.
Church Life: CLICK HERE
 
Pastor's Message: CLICK HERE

Due to the continuing impact of COVID-19 on our church family, we ask those who attend in-person to be cautious and considerate of each other.

Sabbath, January 14
  • Worship Gathering
  • TCI Meeting, 2 PM
  • Men Chorus 4 PM
  • "Revitalization Rally" at Kissimmee SDA Church, 4 PM
  • Sunset, 5:50 PM
Sunday, January 15
  • Good Neighbor Place - Open from 12-3 PM. 
Monday, January 16
  • Good Neighbor Place - Open for donations, 10 AM - 2 PM
Monday-Friday
  • Prayer in the Morning, 7:30 AM (Click Here for Zoom Link).
Wednesday, January 18
  • Good Neighbor Place - Open 10 AM - 6 PM
  • "Recharge Wednesdays" - 7 PM, Fellowship Hall
  • Online Prayer Meeting: 7:00 PM (CLICK HERE for Zoom Link; Meeting ID: 931 6313 8432; Pass Code: 471713).
Friday, January 20
  • Sunset: 5:54 PM
Sabbath, January 21
  • Speaker: Freddy Rodriguez
9:00 AM - PEOPLE OF PRAYER
Fellowship Hall
9:45 AM - PEOPLE OF PRAISE
Fellowship Hall
10:00 AM - SABBATH SCHOOL LESSON STUDIES
ADULT STUDIES (Fellowship Hall)
God's Covenant With Us (click to read)
Crawford - A Wing, North (near entrance) 
Carey - B Wing (front, near kitchen)
Kennedy - A Wing, South (near stage)
Shelton - Prayer Room (behind stage)

Next Week:  The Tithing Contract (click to study online)


KIDS' ZONE (Lower Level)
Beginners (birth-2) - Southwest Classroom
Kindergarten (3-4) - Northern Hallway
Primary (5-9) - Northwest Classroom
Juniors (10-12) - Youth Chapel, South
Earliteen & Youth - Youth Chapel, North

     Earliteen: 13-14
     Youth: 15+ (high school)

Click on the name of the class to see its lesson for this week.
10:50 AM - BREAK
11:00 AM - WORSHIP GATHERING
Fellowship Hall

Church Life & Announcements

Welcome & Prayer

Freddy Rodriguez

Worship in Song
Family of God

Children's Corner
Kristin McGuire

Worship in Song
Faith is the Victory
A New Name in Glory
Sweet Sweet Spirit


Prayer
George Crawford

Scripture Reading
Mark 1:9-11

Message: "The Making of a Disciple: Identity, Leadership, & Motivation"
James Johnson

Worship in Song
We Have This Hope

Prayer
James Johnson

If you are ill or unable to attend for any reason, we invite you to participate online via the Apopka Seventh-day Adventist Church YouTube Channel, where our services are live-streamed and where you can find playlists of past programs and events (click HERE). You can also find the link to our worship service livestream on our WEBSITE.
When you return tithes (10% of income), you support the Worldwide Gospel Mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Our featured offering for today is "Florida Education."  Please remember our Building Fund, which will soon be part of our Local Church Budget once we received our "Certificate of Occupancy" for our expanded facility and we begin full mortgage payments. You can give a physical offering using a tithe envelope and deposit it in the box in the lobby or give it online at adventist.org. 

Below is a snapshot of our Local Church Budget, including our Monthly Annual needs, how much has been received for each, and how much is still needed.

 
LOCAL CHURCH BUDGET UPDATE

Grand Opening - After many years of waiting, what a blessing it will be to occupy our new building expansion! However... due to circumstances we could not have foreseen when our Grand Opening was first scheduled, we will need to postpone this event. We will begin with a "soft opening," the date for which is yet to be determined. A new date for our Grand Opening Sabbath will be announced as soon as possible. Thank you for your prayers and your patience.

TCI (Total Community Involvement) 

  • TCI Ministry opportunities in 2023 will focus on optimizing our community's health and wellness. Please join us on January 14, 2:00 pm, to learn more about how to be involved.
  • Shut-in Ministry: On January 21 at 2:00 pm, all are invited to bring cheer and blessings to some of our members who are unable to attend church in person. All ages are welcome to join!
  • Everyone at Apopka SDA Church can be involved in ministry. Check out the TCI table in the lobby and find out how you can be involved!
  • Prayer Line Apopka - Submit praises, thanksgivings, or prayer requests using a Prayer Card or Connection Card, or email tcibuild7@gmail.com.

Evangelism
  • "Recharge Wednesdays," an in-person evangelistic Bible Study, begins Wednesday, January 18 in the Fellowship Hall! Perhaps you know someone outside of our church family who is searching or asking questions about God, the Bible, how to make sense of the world, etc. Invite them to join you!
  • Be sure to check the "Save the Dates" Evangelism Training Calendar on the table in the foyer! We are partnering with the Southern Adventist University School of Religion to extend the ministry of Christ to our community by sharing the hope and wholeness of the Gospel!
  • NOTE: The May 19-21 "Summer SALT" Training has been canceled.



Kids Zone -

  • Help is needed at the Welcome Desk and in the classrooms! Training will be provided. Contact Curlette Reid at (407) 375-2556 and let her know you are willing to help enhance our ministry to children!


Men's Chorus -

  • Are you interested in being part of a Men's Chorus when we hold our Grand Opening for the new Worship Center? Contact Mack Rucker at wruckjr@aol.com. Plan to come to our rehearsal on January 14 at 4:00 PM in the Youth Chapel. 


Pathfinders -

  • We need materials for an upcoming Pathfinder honor! If you have new and used post cards, please bring them to Myriam Ordaz. 


Good Neighbor Place -

  • Going forward, donations will be accepted on Sundays from 12-3, Mondays from 10-2, and Wednesdays from 10-6.
  • The need for travel-size toiletries is ongoing for our homeless clients. Thank you for your continued support of our ministry. We also need men's long pants. A donation box is in the lobby, or you can drop off your donation during the hours listed above.
  • SOS! Good Neighbor place needs dedicated volunteers willing to give 2 to 4 hours per week on Sundays 12-3, Mondays 10-2 or Wednesdays 10-6 to help with the many tasks that need to be done. Please stop by the store during any of the above times and let us know when you can help. You can also contact Ingrid Mergenthaler at 603-475-5585 for further information. We are located on 199 S. Park Ave, Apopka.

Needed: helpers to move everything in the church offices and Sabbath School classrooms into the youth room so new flooring can be installed. Meet at the church from 9:00AM to noon this Sunday. Bring hand trucks and dollies if you have some. Thank you for helping in advance!
 

Notice re: Literature -

  • Any literature distributed in the church should come through the Church Office for approval and distribution.

Facility Use -
  • Please submit any requests for facility use to the office at least two weeks in advance using the "Facility Use Forms" (which can be found in the workroom outside the Church Office window and on the Literature Rack in the foyer upstairs.). Approval is subject to space availability and evaluation by office staff.
 
Please submit any church news/announcements to the office no later than the Wednesday prior to the Sabbath it is needed for. For more information or questions, please email: office@apopkasdachurch.com or call the church office at 407-889-2812.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY
January 15 Magaly Newmyer
January 18 Judy Blair
January 20 Liz Rivera

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!
January 7 Elizabeth & Bernardo Rodriguez

Please let us know your birthday, anniversary, or graduation information. Call the church office at 407-889-2812 or email apopkasda@gmail.com.

Note: E-Bulletins are emailed every Friday. Let us know if you would like to receive email updates and/or to update your email address.

As the Lord commanded Moses to tell His people, so may the Lord tell you today, “The Lord, bless you and keep you, the Lord make His face shine upon you, …. and give you peace.” --- Numbers 6:24-26

PRAISES & THANKSGIVING

Thank you, Lord, for blessing our lives to see another year.

Praise the Lord, I am with my family. --- Abigail Rowe

PETITIONS

Help me spend more time in your Word and be a blessing to others.

Pray for Tyler

Please pray for my friends at CFBH. They are going through a tough time. --- Abigail Rowe

Please keep Charlotte Farley and family in prayer. Her daughter recently passed away at the age of 27

Please pray for my friend, Lisa, and her family. May God provide the wisdom needed. --- Karen Wilcox

Pray for Duyrea, Tude, Juslius, and Paula-Kaye. May they reconnect and have a more meaningful relationship with Christ.

Please keep Darthey Mott in your prayers. She is in the hospital recovering from a fall.  Praise God. She has no broken bones. Pray for her daughter, Debra, as she cares for her mother.

Please pray for my friend Sue Tao, who has to travel to China. Both of her parents and her brother have COVID. They are not doing well. May the Lord protect and keep her safe while traveling to help her family. Pray that the Lord will bring her back home safe to her family here in the states. Thank you. --- Isabel Broome

If you have a request for prayer, or a praise, please text the Prayer Line at: 407-988-5715 or Email: tcibuild7@gmail.com.

Prayer Line Apopka is an initiative of TCI (Total Community Involvement).
PASTORAL STAFF
James Johnson
Lead Pastor
EMAIL
Freddy Rodriguez
Youth Pastor
Apopka Seventh-day Adventist Church

340 Votaw Road
Apopka, FL 32703

(407) 889-2812

Office Hours:  Monday-Thursday 8:30a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Betty Perez, Administrative Assistant

office@apopkasdachurch.com

www.apopkasdachurch.com

 
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