Week of June 4, 2023

Today in Worship: Holy Trinity SundayGen. 1:1–2:4; Acts 2:14a, 22–36; Matt. 28:16–20 • On Holy Trinity Sunday we ponder the mystery of how He has revealed Himself as the “Three-in-One” (Triune) God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Ours is the living God; gracious and merciful; all-powerful and eternal; with a love for all people beyond what we could ever imagine or deserve. We worship Him and devote ourselves to Him with all that we are. Knowing this about God doesn’t just lead us to a richer understanding of what God is like, but we also recognize how God has been active in meeting our greatest need through Jesus. And our gracious, ever-living God, continues to work today as He has given us His Spirit and included us in His mission to connect others to Jesus in their time of need.
We welcome Rev. Dr. Rick Armstrong as he proclaims God’s Word today. Pastor Ken and Peg are traveling as he does a renewal of vows ceremony.

NEW! To view or print Sunday’s 9am Worship bulletin: https://poporlando.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/2023_06_04-Trad-Holy-Trinity.pdf

Bible Classes
Adult Sunday Morning Bible Class at 10:00 am • The class is led by Jim Essig. We are looking at the Gospel of Luke. Classes are in the Music Room during our 10:00 am Education Hour, between the 9 am & 11 am worship services.
SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR AGE 4 – GRADE 5: Foundations of Faith • Kids will make crafts, play games, and learn the basic truths about God using both Old Testament and New Testament stories. Kids will walk away from each class with a new “God is…” statement (i.e. “God is powerful” or “God is kind”) and what it means that we are God’s people. Sunday School meets upstairs in the Family Life Center classrooms from 10:00-10:45 on Sunday mornings.
“Kid Video” every week: Did you know that DCE Eric Gerken produces a weekly kid video that ties into the Foundations of Faith lesson? Great for kids, families, and adults. The video is posted weekly to our Facebook and YouTube channels. (Tip: start a faith-conversation with your kids or grandkids using that video as a starting place.)
YOUTH SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS (6th-12th) • “Word One Bible Studies” – a mixture of discussion and experiential learning – come check it out – in the far, upstairs classroom in the Family Life Center from 10:00am-10:45am.
The Mid-week Bible Class will be closed for summer for the month of June – 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.

Stellar VBS Registration is CLOSED! – Blasting Off on June 12-16 at 9am to 12:15pm! • ALL VBS slots are filled, Preschool and Elementary. We are starting a wait list to see if registered students will drop out. You can be added to the list by contacting DCE Eric Gerken. eric.gerken@poporlando.com

VBS Donations Needed No Later Than June 7th • If you have signed up on Sign Up Genius to donate for VBS, all items should be brought to the church office no later than Wednesday, June 7th. Thank you to all who have shopped and donated! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040d4eaaac2cabfc1-stellar#/.

Prefer to donate to VBS by check or online? Your financial support is very much appreciated and needed. Please clearly put “VBS” in the memo field of your check, or online at https://poporlando.breezechms.com/give/online and choose “Give to Vacation Bible School” in the drop-down menu.

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.
Today’s Altar flowers were sponsored by the Caldwell and Snell Family, in memory of Janet, wife, mother and grandmother.
They were also sponsored by David House in celebration of his 90th birthday.

Juneteenth Freedom Day Observance Saturday, June 17, at 3 pm The Prince of Peace’s Parish Choir and musicians joined other community choirs to help lead a powerful community-wide Juneteenth Freedom Day Observance at Salem Lutheran Church (7900 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, just north of Sand Lake Road). The event will include stirring music, poetry, refreshments, and inspirational words. All are welcome!

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

Fruits of Faith
May 28| Pentecost Combined Worship
10:30am: 205
Giving: Thank you for your faithful engagement in our ministry through your gifts and offerings.
May 14 offerings $11,672
May 21 offerings $8,414
May 28 offerings $7,174
needed each week: $11,923.

Recovering: Kristi Armstrong, David Rodgers, Gwen Taliver (thanksgiving), Larue (friend of Gwen Taliver)
Healing and Strength: Karen Adkins, Dave & Mary Ann Ault, Rebecca Brooks, Delores B, Michael B, Donna C, Danny Conlin, Alice Darling, Elizabeth Dawson, Sarah D and baby Sam, Steven Dorsagano, Eleanor Eaton, Gail Eaton, John Elmore, Judy Finnie, Rev. Dennis Glander, Noah Glasberger & family, Michael Halstead, Joe Heinz, Bill Jordan, Jerry Jordan, Merle Kroeplin, Joan Krumpholc, Jim Lord, Kathy McCartin, Michael McCarty, George Meder, Lewis Mendez, Dale P., Rick Perre, Dorothy Reynolds, Miriam Rivera, Nitza Rohena, Rex Serio, Cindy Sibley, Shirley Stockett, Meridith Swanson (vocal rest), Sonia Tellez, Cricket Winters, Leon W, Linda Zamsky
Receiving Treatments: Sarah vB, Kent Jespersen, Cameron LaPointe, Elena Santana, Marleen Schmidt, Jeff S, Joni Steidly, Janet V, Debbie W, Dayton Whites, Brenda Williams, Michelle Zicarelli
Continued Care: Chuck Boogher, Pat C., Kelly DeFrietas, Al & Linda Dicks, Bob and Colleen E, Linda House, Minnie Hutchinson, Linda Jackson, Otto Krumpholc, Mary K.M, Micki & Sal LoBue, Joyce Miller, Todd O, Betty Schnell, Caitlyn Thoms; Michael, Noel, & Roger V; Harry Wahl

Special: God, You have revealed Yourself to us clearly in Your word as our Creator, Redeemer, and One who sets us apart for Your purposes. Hold us close with Your power as we grow in Your amazing grace every day. Use us in incredible ways to serve others in Your name, sharing Your boundless love. •  Bless our Vacation Bible School as we seek to touch every heart with the love of Jesus. • We ask that the Lord would send His guardian angels to watch over all those who travel during the weeks ahead. We ask the Lord to be with President Biden, members of Congress, and the Supreme Court, as well as all state and local leaders. • We ask the Lord to watch over and keep our first responders safe.

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: Kyle Holysz, Matthew Rojas, Amanda S, Greg S, Geoffrey W.

 Staff Contacts:
Rev. Ken Green, Senior Pastor ken.green@poporlando.com
Rev. Adolfo Borges, Assoc. Pastor adolfo.borges@poporlando.com
David Ludwig, Jr., Director of 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, Operations/Bookkeeper pam.fuller@poporlando.com
Adriana Alas, Administrative Assist. adriana.alas@poporlando.com
Office Contact information: (407)277-3945 | staff@poporlando.com | info@poporlando.com

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