MLC Events for September 2019
Sunday, September 1, 12:15 p.m. // We would like to hold an initial meeting of those interestedin helping plan, organize and carry out events and activities for the New Year. As the name indicates we are looking to provide opportunities to build relationships, open up to the community, grow spiritually and have fun together // Please respond to Chip (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to be part of this new endeavor // Lunch will be served
Monday, September 2 // The building will be closed for Labor Day // Happy Labor Day!
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) CLASS
Saturdays, September 7 through December 7, 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.
YOUTH SOCCER-Fall 2019
Saturday’s, September 7 through October 12 // Times will be determined once registration is complete // $25 per player // Ages 3-18 // To register go to https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/206020 // Deadline to register is August 28 // Any questions, contact Heather Mellichamp @ 407-269-9461.
ADULT SOCCER LEAGUE
Sundays, September 8 through October 27, 2:00 p.m. // $35 per person // Register at https://go.teamsnap.com/forms/208569 // Registration ends September 1st // Contact Claire Henderson for more information
FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY
Sundays, September 8 through November 3, 1:00 p.m. // This is Jay & Jen’s 11th FPU class session since 2012. They have impacted over 89 families and have watched many families turn their lives around and take control of their finances. Financial stewardship is life changing, it pleases God and brings hope, peace, and restoration to marriages and single people. Let them help you, through FPU, change your life and generations to come.
****CHILDCARE PROVIDED**** Please email Jay and Jen Lewis to indicate if you need childcare. Thank you
FPU Registration Class Link:
STEPS GOSPEL RECOVERY
Sundays, September 8 through December 1, 2:00 p.m. // STEPS Gospel-Centered Recovery is a 13-week commitment to applying the word of God to uproot the sin that has taken hold in our lives. We all need help with walking in a way that honors God. Whether it’s addiction, lust, anger, selfishness or other sin, we believe this course can help. This is for everyone. Please go to the STEPS Gospel Recovery event on our online church calendar to find more details and register today.
MEN’S BREAKFAST - Engaging In Life
Saturday, September 14, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. // Men of Valor, we invite you to our Metro men's meeting in the Chapel. Eddie Needham will lead us through the topic of, "Engaging in life." Some men are early in life, looking for a place to make an impact. Midcareer guys are "doin' the stuff," but is the stuff in control? More mature guys have been there and done that - are you checked out or building foundations for the next generation? Let's come together for inspiration and spiritual perspiration. Bring a friend, bring a Bible, and win prizes. Please contact Eddie Needham for questions.
Saturdays, September 21 through November 9, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. // Do you have a friend that you love who doesn't have a relationship with Jesus? Is it hard to answer some of their questions about your faith or to explain what claims Jesus made? Consider inviting your friend or family member to join you for this 8-week course that goes through the book of Mark. Visit the Christianity Explored event on our church’s online calendar for additional details and to register yourself and a friend today.
COMMUNITY NIGHT OF PRAYER
Sunday, September 22, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. // As we seek ways to partner together with other local churches in Casselberry we want one thing to be a constant, prayer. Metro Life Church, along with five other local churches, will gather for a night of prayer at Willow Creek Church. Please consider joining us as we hope to gather hundreds from our local churches for a night of praising God, interceding and fellowship.
METRO YOUNG ADULTS
Tuesday, September 24, 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.
CHURCH-WIDE FAMILY MEETING
Wednesday, September 25, 7:00 p.m. // Join us for our fall Family Meeting // These times together serve to envision us for our mission and life together. We will have the opportunity to hear testimonies, receive ministry updates, hear what’s coming in the next few months at MLC, and of course, fellowship together // Childcare is available for ages 1st through 5th grade // We look forward to seeing you there!
NEIGHBOR TO NEIGHBOR
Saturday, September 28, 8:00 a.m. // Are you ready to serve the elderly within our community? Neighbor to Neighbor is back and we need you! Registration and more information can be found online.
EXPLORING METRO LIFE CHURCH
Sundays, September 29 through October 27, 12:00 p.m. // Explore what it means to be a member at Metro Life Church – experience the vision and purpose behind what we do // 18 years and older // Last day to sign up is September 22 // Lunch and childcare will be provided // Want to serve? // Lunch, prep work or serve in childcare // Contact Emily Jessee at EJessee@metrolife.org
5TH SUNDAY WOMEN’S MINISTRY
Sunday, September 29, 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. // Ladies, join us at Metro for our next meeting where we will come hungry expecting God to speak to us and through us as we encounter His presence through the story of Hannah. // Let us come together to be filled afresh with all that the Holy Spirit has for us in our callings and lives.
HEARING & MINISTERING IN THE HOLY SPIRIT WORKSHOP
Monday, September 30, 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!
Thank you to our guests for meeting with our Connect Team and offering us their information for follow up! Due to your generosity as a church we were able to donate $140 to our local ministry partner organization: Christian Help this past month.
TRAVEL PACKAGE FOR PASSION CONFERENCE 2020
December 31, 2019 through January 3, 2020 (Conf. ends Jan. 2, group will stay until Jan. 3) // We have put together a travel package for convenience at a cost of $200 per person (includes: transportation to and from MLC and lodging w/breakfast), does not include Conference cost // Deadline to register for Package is December 15 // Contact the Office with questions.
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, 3rdand 5thThursdays, 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