Hopefest – 2019

September 22, 2018

Volunteers meet at the Expo Building at State Fair Park at 4:00 p.m. Join others in gathering vendors’ donated children’s clothing for HOPEfest 2019. If time permits, clothing will be sorted by gender and size. This is a family friendly event! Hot dog dinner provided free of charge. Also needed: vehicles to transport clothing to storage site; report time for vehicles is 6:15; plan to be finished by 7:00 p.m.  Please RSVP HERE.

Feed My Starving Children

September 27-29, 2018

Plan ahead! Feed My Starving Children will be held September 27-29; more details to come! Would someone (or a group) be willing to host a Coffee Hour (or perhaps a different event) to raise money to support this ministry? Around 300,000 meals are packed; expenses run about $ 70,000. How can we share our generosity? Share your ideas with Jane Gobeli – jane.gobeli@orlctosa.org

All Pro Dad’s Day Breakfast

October 17, 2018

All Pro Dad’s Breakfast will resume this year on October 17th.  The topic for this month is .  It is important to model and teach our children to have a positive attitude. Being positive affects our overall health, how we get along with others, and can determine our success at home, school, and work. Having a positive attitude could lead to a longer life.  Please RSVP HERE.

Pumpkin Patch is Coming

October 2018

Our front lawn will truly be a sea of orange again this year beginning on October 15th!  As a result of our HUGE success last year, we will be receiving 40% more pumpkins for the 2018 Pumpkin season.  As October draws near, please check back here and see the many ways you can help support this community endeavor!  For more info contact penny.vandellen@orlctosa.org

Pictorial Directory is Coming

Sundays in October

We will be self-publishing a pictorial directory this fall and need you to make it a success. A photo station will be set up during the month of October for individual and family photos to be taken. At that time, updated contact information will also be gathered. If you are comfortable behind a camera or if you are willing to serve as the photo station greeter between church services in October, please contact kirsten.karraker@orlctosa.org to help us all to better connect. 

Extending Our Warmest Welcome

When we extend a friendly welcome to our guests and to each other, we are extending the hand of God.   As we begin a new program year, ushers and greeters are needed to create a robust environment of warmth, friendship and welcome to all who enter our campus. If you are outgoing and approachable, willing to assist others and have a desire to foster a warm and inclusive environment, please contact jeffrwiller@gmail.com. Training is provided and your commitment would involve one Sunday morning a month.

Prayer Warriors

Prayer Warriors are needed to participate in Our Redeemer’s Prayer Chain, offering an immediate response of prayer for those requesting intercession. The Prayer Chain is used for comfort, guidance, health & restoration, grief, celebration and thanksgiving. Warriors must be dependable, willing to pray at a moment’s notice and respectful of privacy. Our purpose is to pray for requests from friends, community, guests, and the family of Our Redeemer. All prayer requests are confidential. To join with others in the powerful practice of intercessory prayer, contact kirsten.karraker@orlctosa.org.

8th Grade Confirmation Students

Prayer Partners Needed

Prayer Partners are now being assigned for our incoming eighth grade students. If you would like a specific student or wish to be assigned to one of our upcoming confirmands, please contact kirsten.karraker@orlctosa.org. Prayer Partners hold students up in prayer as they prepare to be confirmed and graduate from eighth grade, encourage them with positive notes, and also serve as a Christian role model. The annual Prayer Partner lunch will be held in late September.

Coffee Hour Hosts Needed

Coffee Hour Occurs Every Sunday Morning

Many thanks to all  who have signed up to host Coffee Hour between services this summer. There are more opportunities to host! Individuals, families, Bible study groups, Missional Communities and organizations are all welcome to participate. Approximately 250 pieces of bakery are needed during the summer and three to four pots of coffee which can be brewed here. Contact kirsten.karraker@orlctosa.org to lend your support to this important fellowship opportunity.