MLC Events for January 2020
Saturday, January 11, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. // Metro Men, join us for our Men’s Breakfast in the Chapel. Bring a friend and your bible // Please contact Eddie Needham for questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CORPORATE PRAYER AND FASTING
January 12 through January 25 // 14 Days of Prayer and Fasting can be described in one word: desperate // As a church we are going to set aside 14 days of fasting, January 12th-25th to start off our year as a body of believers // Why? Because we are desperate for the Kingdom of God in our lives!
Sundays, January 12 through February 9, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. // Join us in Classroom 101 as we study some of the basic doctrines of our Christian faith. During this class we will be answering the questions: “Who is God?” “Where does the Bible come from?” And “Can I really trust the Bible?” This is a great class for both old and new Christians that want to continue growing in their knowledge of Scripture.
SPEAKING IN TONGUES – Let’s Explore Together
Saturdays, January 18, 25 and February 1, 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. // Let us explore together the gift of speaking in tongues // Breakfast will be served.
HEARING & MINISTERING IN THE HOLY SPIRIT WORKSHOP
Monday, January 13 & February 3, 7:30 p.m. // Join Darin Slack as he continues with these important opportunities to grow in hearing, responding, and ministering in the Holy Spirit // For those interested in joining the Sunday Service Ministry team, this meeting is your next step // Join us in the chapel for faith-building ministry training with various equipping exercises in the gifts as we serve one another, the church, and His purpose in our lives // Bring your Bible, a friend, and your faith!
WOMEN’S MINISTRY INITIATIVE – Growing Old Gracefully
Wednesdays, January 15, 22 & 29, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. // Sign-up at the Welcome Center or contact Emily Jessee at email@example.com for more information.
Thursdays, January 16 & 30, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. // Join us at Metro for our next meeting // Contact Emily Jessee at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) CLASS
Saturdays, January 18 to May 2, 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. // We believe this is a way we can serve our community in a way that can transform their lives. // We need volunteers, if you would like to help please contact Cristian Moscoso at (407) 949-7672 // You do not need to be bilingual or to have experience in order to serve.
Sunday, January 19, during the Service // Baptism is a public profession of faith and testifies to the spiritual reality of dying and raising up to new life in Christ // Sign up ends January 12 // Sign up online
HOME TOWNE SUITES OUTREACH
Sunday, January 19, 3:30 p.m. // Every 3rd Sunday of the month a group of volunteers gather to serve a meal to the residence of Home Towne Suites in Casselberry // Please consider volunteering to serve food and have conversation with friends and strangers alike // Volunteers should meet at 3:30pm in the church parking lot to help load the church trailer and carpool over together // We hope to see you out there! // If you have any questions you can reach out to Shane, email@example.com
Saturday, January 25, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. // Join us for an evening of encouragement and discussion on parenting. Similar to our marriage evening in October, we will have time to share around the table as well as listen in on a conversation between seasoned parents. We all need grace for parenting, so please make plans to participate! Sign-up is available.
METRO YOUNG ADULTS
Tuesday, January 28, 7:00 p.m. // Have you ever hoped for a place where you can develop your faith as well as grow through the variety of seasons that God is calling you to? // Join us Metro Young Adults, every 4th Tuesday of the month // Our aim is that as we transition through the college years and then into our careers, family life, etc. that we are being discipled and learning to disciple others as we are sent out on our mission fields.
PARENT ~ CHILD DEDICATION
Sunday, February 16 and March 22, during the Service // Parents, if you are desiring your child to be dedicated to the Lord, please visit our website for more information and to sign-up // Last day to sign up is February 9 and March 15.
Thank you to our guests for meeting with our Connect Team and registering their family with Truth Quest! We donate $20 per information card to our local ministry partner organizations This month we’re supporting Oviedo Crisis Pregnancy Center.
February 18, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. // Join us at our next Family Meeting, on Tuesday as we look ahead to 2020 together. // Childcare is not provided.
GRACE PARTNERSHIP CONFERENCE – Holy Spirit: The Promise of Divine Presence
February 20-22, 2020 // Join us for a time of fellowship, worship, and encountering afresh the person and power of the Holy Spirit. We will refresh ourselves in the promises and purpose of the Holy Spirit in our lives. Come to make new friends. Come to be refreshed. Come to be filled again. Come to encounter the Comforter, Helper, and Intercessor // Registration is open to everyone at https://gracepartnership.net/leaders-conference
YOUTH SOCCER MINISTRY
Saturdays, February 29 through April 4, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. // We are looking for 18 volunteers to help with our youth soccer outreach this Spring // No experience necessary must be 16 years or older and have a love for Jesus and children // Commitment is just an hour and a half for 6 Saturday’s from February 29 - April 4 // Time slots to volunteer are in the morning 8-9:30, 9:30-11 or 11-12:30 // Contact Heather Mellichamp at firstname.lastname@example.org or 407-269-9461 to sign up as a volunteer AND to get the link to register your child to play // Registration will close Wednesday, February 19.
MEMBER PROFILE UPDATES
Metro Members, please stop by the Welcome Center to confirm your contact information, address and family members. Thank you.
PRE-SERVICE WORSHIP AND PRAYER
Sundays, 9:00 a.m. // Join us for worship and prayer // Chapel // Touching heaven on our knees.
WEEKLY PRAYER MEETINGS
Join us in the Bride's Room at the Church // For more information or to request prayer, contact Bonnie Bonnette at email@example.com.
- Monday, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Brides Room
- Wednesday, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- Thursday, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. // Join us at Metro for our next meeting // Contact Emily Jessee at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
WOMEN’S MINISTRY – 5th Sunday Women’s Ministry Mtgs
Remember to check out the Women’s Ministry blog (The Harvest Table) on our website. Mark your calendars now…5:30pm to 8:00pm
CALLING ALL SERVANTS
As the ministries, function and events of the church increase we are finding the ever present need to increase our volunteer base. These opportunities are linked not only to member initiatives but also to community outreach. In order to serve these events well we need your help and participation. Examples of needs are:
· Chair Crew
· Truth Quest
· Event set-up/Breakdown
· Coffee Bar
· Infant Suite
We need you! Should you desire to serve in one of these ways please sign up at the front desk today indicating the area that you could be most effective and use your gifts. "...from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love." Ephesians 4:16
TRUTH QUEST TEACHERS NEEDED
Have you considered using your gifts and talents to teach? Truth Quest, the children's ministry of Metro Life Church is looking for teachers for the 1st through 3rd grade class. The commitment is three non-consecutive months a year. If you are a member or regularly attend, and are interested, please contact Angie Mendez.
MOMMY/BABY ROOM VOLUNTEERS
We are in need of volunteers to serve the mom’s during Sunday Service // This includes set-up and serving mom’s with their baby, one Sunday every other month // If you are interested, please contact Shawnie McGahey at 407-925-7201.
GIFT CARD SUNDAY
Please drop a gift card in the offering any Sunday to be given to those in need of groceries or clothing
Please let the Office know if your contact information has changed // Email addresses, mobile and home phone numbers, as well as current home addresses, new additions to the family, etc.
Support Metro every time you shop, at no cost to you // Amazon will donate a portion of sales to Metro // Shop at Smile.Amazon.com (http://smile.amazon.com/ch/59-2521307) // This is the same Amazon and prices that we are accustomed to.
TIJUANA FLATS PROMOTION
Take a Metro bulletin with you to Tijuana Flats in Casselberry every Sunday and receive 10% off your purchase