Week of June 23, 2024

Sermon Theme: “Treasuring Treasure” • Readings: Jobs 38:1-11; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Matthew 13:44-46

To view or print Sunday’s 9am Worship bulletin: https://poporlando.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/2024_06_23-Trad-Pentecost-5-with-Baptism.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.

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.

Save the Date: Annual Back-to-School 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. If you would like to contribute towards this event, you can donate online, mail to the church, or drop it off at the church office. More information will be available in the coming weeks for how you can volunteer. https://poporlando.breezechms.com/give/online

Let’s Help Those in Need! Medicine Donations Needed Deaconess Ligia is requesting donations for medicine: high blood pressure medicine, diabetic medicine, respiratory medicine and adult diapers, etc. All types are greatly appreciated. They would be given to those in need of it. Donations can be made at the church office. Thank you!

PoP Kids is Here! Pool Party Today at Dover Shores at 2:30pmPoP/PdP has started a NEW club for kids and families. PoP Kids is an intentional effort to do fun things with families to help them connect with other young families. Some of our activities will be spiritual in nature and some will be “just for fun”. We are hoping to create a fun and encouraging environment for kids and their families to grow in faith and in relationship with each other. So of course, we must follow SCUBA up with a Pool Party! Amissions is $4.26 per person (1400 Gaston Foster Road in Orlando – a few blocks away from PoP)

Church/Preschool Offices Closed Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day The church and preschool offices will be closed for Independence Day a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence, which was ratified by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, establishing the United States of America.

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.

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.

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

Upcoming Monthly Events
Thursday, July 4 – Independence Day – Church/Preschool Offices Closed
Saturday, July 27 at 8:30am – Food Pantry Distribution
Thursday, August 1 at 4pm in the FLC – Back-to-School Supply setup
Friday, August 2 at 6pm in the FLC – Back-to-School Supply setup
Saturday, August 3 at 9am – Annual Back-to-school event
(Volunteers regarding this event will be provided soon)

Upcoming Monthly Youth Events
Sunday, June 30th- McDonald’s Meeting at 10:00 am; HS/MS Youth Night at 6:00pm – Youth Night runs from 6:00-7:30 in the Family Life Center and generally consists of some games and activities and a short devotion. It includes a snack and some fun time spent with friends – old and new. It is FREE
Sunday July 7- McDonald’s Meeting at 10:00 am; Volunteer with PoP Kids Craft Event 3:00-5:00pm – We will again be inviting families to come and enjoy some fun with us- this time around a bunch of fun craft projects planned by our Sunday School staff. We will have some snacks and just enjoy the activities. I am looking for youth to assit the kids, similar to how we did at SCUBA stations. Wear your PoP Kids shirt!Sunday, July 14- McDonalds’s Meeting at 10:00am; Off site “Fun Event” TBD in afternoon/evening – Our offsite activity is still coming together. I hope to have details out in next week’s Youth email

Hospitalized: Gail Eaton, Pete Spudich | Recovering: Mary Ann Ault (released to rehab), Barbara Conyers, Sheila Dean (released to rehab), Joe Heinz, Susanne Johnson, Kay Minick, Camille Neville, Debbie Noss, Nancy Plotnikoff, Norma Poutre, Jeff Powell, Sheila Roberts, Cindy Sibly, Jerry Warnock (upcoming heart surgery), 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, Miriam Rivera, David Rodgers, Nitza Rohena, Rex Serio, Hannah Steinbronn, Shirley Stockett, Carmen & Juan, 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: Lord Jesus, grant us faith to follow You; hearts that trust in You; rejoicing wherever You have put us; celebrating the growth and life You have given us as You have made us a new creation. Help us to share Your boundless love and life with everyone. • Jesus, You are a friend like no other. • 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

Fruits of Faith
Sunday, June 16
9:00am Traditional: 90 | 11:00am Contemporary: 54 | 11:00am Espanol: 100 | TOTAL: 244
Giving: Thank you for your faithful engagement in our ministry through your gifts and offerings.
June 2 offerings            $12,323
June 9 offerings            $16,289
June 16 offerings         $  5,973
needed each week: $12,403

Year-to-Date Giving as of May 31, 2024
Budgeted: $260,479  | Actual Received: $247,090  |  Deficit Year-to-Date: $13,389
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.

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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