Week of July 7, 2024

Sermon Theme: “Power Made Perfect in Weakness” • Readings: Ezekiel 2:1-5; 2 Corinthians 12:1-10; Mark 6:1-13

To view or print Sunday’s 9am Worship bulletin: https://poporlando.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/07/2024_07_07-Trad-Pentecost-7.pdf

Bible Classes
Adult Sunday Morning Bible Class at 10:00 am • The class is led by Jim Essig. We are studying the book of Acts. Classes are in the Music Room during our 10:00 am Education Hour, between 9 am & 11 am worship.
SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR AGE 4 – GRADE 5: Heart of God • This year, our Sunday School will be digging into the “Heart of God.” Our volunteers will help children understand God’s attributes through Bible stories, crafts, games and more. Each week the children will learn about who God is and how we can follow Him. The children will have a lot of fun and learn important faith lessons at the same time.  https://poporlando.breezechms.com/form/57d9c8
*NEW! Youth Summer Bible Class – 10:00am • This summer youth bible class will be held at McDonald’s (next to the church) for breakfast and bible study. They will be looking at what the bible says about serving him as a teen and having bible-based discussions. Be sure to have the bible app downloaded on to your phone!
The Mid-week Bible Class is taking a break for this summer through the month of June to mid-July.

PoP Kids Family Craft Party – Today at 3pm to 5pm in the FLC Ready to get crafty? We are inviting kids to come and explore several craft stations with their parents. We will have at least 3 Preschool stations and 3 Elementary stations set up where they can work on a variety of crafts. Kids are encouraged to wear their PoP Kids T-shirts (and to see Mr. Gerken if they don’t have one yet). We hope you will join us!

Community Outreach Annual Back-to-School & Health Fair Event on Saturday, August 3 at 9am Prince of Peace/Príncipe de Paz will again host its annual Back-to-School event that serves upwards of 800 people from our community. We will provide free backpacks with school supplies for elementary, middle and high school students. There will also be FREE physical exams; eye exams, health test, immunizations & more.

  • Volunteers Needed for This Event! All hands-on deck! Volunteer before, during and/or after the event. To make the event a success, we need YOUR help. Volunteers are needed and appreciated to prepare backpacks, set up and clean up for the event, and help during the event. Sign up to volunteer online or for more info by viewing the link below.


NEW! Confirmation Ministry Survey Do you have a child, grandchild or friend of the family who is in 6th-12th Grade and would be interested in Confirmation Ministry this Fall? We are currently surveying families who are interested in Confirmation about their preferences for format and class frequency. If you have a student who is interested in Confirmation, please fill out our online survey to aid us in decisions about what Confirmation Ministry will look like at Prince of Peace/Principe de Paz this year. If you have questions about Confirmation, please contact DCE Eric Gerken at the church office. | https://poporlando.breezechms.com/form/3d1f41

Altar Flowers To sponsor Altar Flowers in celebration of a special occasion, in memory of a loved one, or simply out of thanksgiving to God, you can do so at https://poporlando.breezechms.com/form/flowers or by contacting the office.
Todays Altar Flowers are sponsored by: Louanne Fussel in Celebration of her birthday (7/17) and Larrys Birthday (7/9); Kathy McCartin in Memory of her Dads, Ray Schloemer, Heavenly Birthday; and by Joe Heinz in memory of his wife, Elke.

Summer Office Hours The church office will close at noon on Fridays during June and July. If you need campus access on Friday afternoon, please call ahead to make special arrangements.

Volunteers Needed for Coffee Hour on Sundays We are looking for more volunteers who will be willing to help serve coffee and treats during coffee hour on Sundays at 10am. Beginning July 21st, Kathy will not be available to do coffee hour until September 8. If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Kathy McCartin via email or text. kathymccartin@gmail.com – Cell: (402)720-1074

Let’s Help Those in Need! Medicine Donations Needed Deaconess Ligia is requesting donations for medicine/medical supplies that will be sent to organizations serving those in need in Central and South America. All donations were greatly appreciated and could be dropped off at the church office. The types of medicines needed were high blood pressure medicine, diabetic medicine, respiratory medicine, and adult diapers, etc. If you have any questions, please contact Ligia via email. | ligia.borges@poporlando.com

RaiseRight: Support our Youth Ministry with your Gifts! Simply go to RaiseRight.com and select the cards you want, and our Youth will receive a percentage back of each card purchased. Use this ID code: CFA82EEB65547 to identify Prince of Peace Youth as the organization you want to benefit from your order and start shopping.

Fruits of Faith
Sunday, June 30
9:00am Traditional: 99 | 11:00am Contemporary: 54 | 11:00am Espanol: 70 | TOTAL: 251
Giving: Thank you for your faithful engagement in our ministry through your gifts and offerings.
June 16 offerings         $  5,973
June 23 offerings         $12,182
June 30 offerings         $10,967
needed each week: $12,403

Stewardship Committee Updates • During the summer months, we remind you that the ministry does not take a break, even if you should be out of town. Please help us avoid the “summer slump” by using your bank’s bill pay, our online giving portal, or mailing a check to Prince of Peace. Thank you!

Do you like giving to a specific need? Working with the administrative staff, we have identified specific needs you may give to. Just note the need and “building fund” in the memo section of your check or in the dropdown if giving online.

Baby Swing and Baby Walker to donate or borrow Do you have or know of anyone looking to donate or borrow a baby swing and baby walker? Deaconess Ligia and Pastor Borges’s grandson will be visiting this month, and they are preparing to provide him with things he may need. If you know of anyone or have a baby walker and baby swing to donate or borrow, please contact Ligia. | ligia.morales@poporlando.com

Compassion Project – Donations Needed! We are seeking the following items: AA and AAA batteries; men’s socks (white or black), and toothbrushes. All items can be dropped off in the church office, and they will be delivered to the Samaritan Resource Center. Thank you for helping those in need.

Volunteers Needed! Help Serve the Lord We are looking for volunteers that are willing to help serve the Lord by helping with ushering, communion assistant, projection, live stream, altar guild and transportation. If you are willing to help in any way, please contact Adriana at (407) 277-3945 for more information. | adriana.alas@poporlando.com

Hospitalized: Gail Eaton, Tausha Miller | Recovering: Mary Ann Ault, Barbara Conyers, Sheila Dean, Joe Heinz, Susanne Johnson, Connie Lerchen, Kay Minick, Camille Neville, Debbie Noss, Nancy Plotnikoff, Norma Poutre, Jeff Powell, Sheila Roberts, Cindy Sibly, Pete Spudich, Pat Williams
Healing and Strength: Karen Adkins, Dave & Mary Ann Ault, Kurt Bickel, Rebecca Brooks, Delores B, Michael B, Donna C, Danny Conlin, Elizabeth Dawson, Sarah Dierking, Steven Dorsagano, John Elmore, Amanda Fearce, Judy Finnie, Leonard G, Rev. Dennis Glander, Michael Halstead, Jim & Pam Ingersoll, Chris & Kristen Ivanic, Bill Jordan, Jerry Jordan, Kelli Kalinowski, Merle Kroeplin, Henry Leon, Jim Lord, Larry Martinez, Michael McCarty, Maddie, George Meder, Lewis Mendez, Christopher Miller, Mario Muniz, Skylar Newport, Rick Perre, Raya Pokigo Miriam Rivera, David Rodgers, Nitza Rohena, Rex Serio, Hannah Steinbronn, Shirley Stockett, Carmen & Juan, Jerry Warnock, Rosalee Wessel, Ted Wessel, Cricket Winters, Leon W, Linda Zamsky
Family & Friends: Evelyn Brucks (Marlene Brown’s mother), Stephanie, Matthew, Samantha, Jason, Daniel Baudry, Jim Obenour, Olga (Nancy Plotnikoff’s sister), Carlyn and Sarah (both fighting cancer)
Receiving Treatments: Ellen Boogher, Sarah vonBraun, Joshula Flowers, Cameron LaPointe, Elvie Lord, Pastor Brian Roberts, Elena Santana, Jeff S, Tina T, Janet V, Vincent Ward, Debbie W, Dayton Whites, Brenda Williams, Michelle Zicarelli
Continued Care: Chuck Boogher, Rick Burns, Pat C., Kelly DeFrietas, Al & Linda Dicks, Bob E, Linda House, Linda Jackson, Otto Krumpholc, Mary K.M, Jean LaPointe, Micki & Sal LoBue, Todd O, Betty Schnell, Michael, Noel, & Roger V, Harry Wahl
Special: Heavenly Father, teach us to rely upon you always. Remind us that Your grace is sufficient for us, and that our power is only made perfect in weakness, for when we are weak, then we are strong. • Watch over and keep safe all those who travel in the days and weeks ahead. • Be with President Biden, members of Congress, and the Supreme Court, as well as all state and local leaders. • Lord, watch over and keep our first responders safe.

Prayers for those in the military or deployed: We pray for those who serve our nation in the armed services and for those who are deployed, especially those connected with our PoP/PdeP family: Jake Allison, Zachary Carbonell, Kyle Holysz, Matthew Rojas, Meghan Rojas, Amanda S, Greg S, Geoffrey

Missing a birthday or anniversary and wishing to add to the list? Please email staff@poporlando.com

Staff Contacts:
Rev. Ken Green, Senior Pastor ken.green@poporlando.com
Rev. Adolfo Borges, Assoc. Pastor adolfo.borges@poporlando.com
David Ludwig, Jr., Worship & Music david.ludwig@poporlando.com
Deaconess Ligia Borges, Outreach ligia.morales@poporlando.com
DCE Eric Gerken, Families and Youth eric.gerken@poporlando.com
Anne Dobbins, Preschool Director anne.dobbins@poporlando.com
Jim Essig, Senior Adult Ministry jim.essig@poporlando.com
Pam Fuller, Chief of Staff pam.fuller@poporlando.com
Adriana Alas, Administrative Assist. adriana.alas@poporlando.com
Office Contact information: (407)277-3945 | staff@poporlando.com

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