THANK YOU for choosing to worship God with us today. May you experience the welcoming presence of Jesus! In the pew rack is a card inviting you to take the next step in your spiritual walk. Please let us know how we may help you.
PORT CHARLOTTE ADVENTIST SCHOOL HAS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU! Bring a smile to a child’s face! If you enjoy listening to a student practice reading, then you are needed at our church school. Any day for 30 minutes that best fits your schedule. For questions please call Lucinda Lang (941) 875-5103.
MEN’S MINISTRY RETREAT on March 8-10, 2019: "Sons of the KINGDOM", 2019 Florida Conference Men's Ministries Convention invites all men ages 13+, on March 8-10, 2019 for their annual Men's Convention held at Camp Kulaqua. Enjoy spectacular speakers, uplifting music, exceptional food, and wonderful fellowship at this retreat just for men ages 13 and up! Please remember, ALL attendees must be registered. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at our main number 386-454-1351.
A MEMORIAL SERVICE for Candy Prather Fader will be held in the Punta Gorda Church of the Good Shepherd on Sabbath, March 16, at 10 a.m. She and her twin, Mary Prather, are friends of both this church and PCAS who have generously supported and played in many instrumental music presentations for nearly 25 years. Candy has also played organ for our services in years past. She and Mary look forward to Jesus' coming when Candy will be called from the grave enabling them to continue serving Him with their music. Cards may be sent to Mary at 232 E. Tarpon Blvd., NW, Port Charlotte, FL 33952.
OUR NEXT BLOOD DRIVE is scheduled for Sabbath, March 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. here in the church parking lot. Thank you ahead of time for considering the chance to help save a life!
THE ABC DELIVERY VAN will be at the Port Charlotte SDA Church Sunday, February 24 from 5:45 pm to 6:15 pm. Orders need to be called in (407-644-4255) before noon Thursday, February 21.
CHURCH DIRECTORY UPDATES: Are you new at our church since last February? If so, it's time to register for your photography session with Lifetouch, the company who updates our church directory. Photographers will be here in the Grand Hall on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. This session is for church members who are new since last year or members who were not able to have their photo taken last February. A free 8x10 portrait will be given; as well as the opportunity to purchase more. We need you in our updated directory...please don't be shy! Contact the church office at 629-1333 to schedule your appointment. Thank you!
YOUTH BASKETBALL/GAME BOARD NIGHT for 7th grade and up on March 2 from 7-10 pm in the PCAS gym. We look forward to seeing you there.
WOMEN’S MINISTRIES: Ladies, please fellowship with us the 2nd Tuesday evening of every month as we venture into 2019. We invite you to join us for a light supper and lots of fun on our journey of “Service = ___”. Our first meeting is “Service = Love”. If you want to join us Tuesday evening, February 12th, starting at 6 pm, please sign the sign in sheet at the Welcome Center.
Women’s Ministry Team
SAVE THE DATE: CHOSEN will be presenting a special Vespers on Feb. 23 at 5 PM!
WHEN RESERVING THE GRAND HALL OR KITCHEN, please call LeAnn Mathewson to confirm that your date is available. Thank you. (941-276-5347)
KITCHEN USE: If you have an event that requires the use of the Kitchen/Grand Hall, please contact LeAnn Mathewson. 276-5347
WOMEN’S MINISTRY COUNCIL will meet March 2nd in Rm 101 following the church service.
TV CHEF MARK ANTHONY - Former chef in Vegas and to many rock stars will present a healthy cooking class Feb 28, 2019 6 pm; he will be preparing a gourmet meal and we can sample his healthy cooking. Tickets will be limited so sign up when it gets officially announced in Feb 2019- Save the date!
THANK YOU, Church family. Because of your prayers, God has mercifully healed me! Thank you. Richard Hilton
ATTN: Members please use the white check request form in the church office for both reimbursements and requests for checks to other vendors.
NEW FOR 2019 AUDITS – We no longer issue checks in any amounts unless there is supporting documentation attached, no exceptions. Please keep your receipts in a safe place and attach them to the form. Thank you. Candy Bedford, Treas.
WOMEN’S MINISTRY: Ladies a gentle reminder- please come and fellowship with us this Tuesday evening, Feb. 12th for a light supper and our first meeting as we talk about “Service = Love”. We will meet in the Grand Hall at 6:00 pm, but we need to know if you are coming. Please sign up at the welcome station today by the end of church service. --Women’s Ministry Team
Upcoming Fellowship Luncheons: Visitors always welcome. Members are encouraged to extend Sabbath fellowship but please bring a 13x9 casserole or salad and dessert. Please bring your dish baked and at room temperature for easy warming. Please affix your name on your dish for identification. Thank you.
February 23 - Visitors Fellowship Luncheon
March 9 - Visitors Fellowship Luncheon
March 23 - Visitors Fellowship Luncheon
March 30 - Spanish Church
April 13 - Visitors Fellowship Luncheon
April 27 - Visitors Fellowship Luncheon
Melanie “Mel” Babel (friend of Rudy Bates); Ron Barber;
Yvonne Brewster (Beryl Jackson's niece); Edna Campbell; Veronica Campbell;
Ines Carter; Vincent Carter (Deta Lightburns’s uncle);
Yvette Daphnis; Winston Dillon; Nicholas Dodds;
Linnet Adassa Ellis; Ismael Felico; Ann Forde;
Ray Hayes; Adrian Jackson; Dorothy Jones; Merline Jones;
Owen Jones, Sr.; Lionel Jordan; Juan Lamboy;
Gloria Leiba (Wave Williams' Cousin);
Allan Lightbourn; Sam Lightbourn, Jr.; Gary Lockhart;
Lavie & Edie MacNeal; Walworth Mantock (Wave Williams' uncle);
Connie Martin; Suzanne McCarthy; Cort McLeod; Norman Moore;
Betty and Don O’Neal; Steve Parisi (friend of Pearl Boyd);
Luz Peni; Daniel Richards; Pauline Samuels; Sylvia Sewell;
Roushan Singh; Anita Thompson;
Leslie and Helen Wint and their son Keith;
Brennen Yunis (step-grandson of Suzanne McCarthy); VBS
PLEASE NOTIFY the Church Office or the Pastors of any individual who is experiencing an illness and/or hospitalization and is desiring a visit. Prayer Requests: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
A HEARTFELT THANK YOU for your prayers and well wishes. My recovery is slow, but I keep holding on and trusting in God. Thank you so much for the comfort of the Prayer Blanket, so warm and comforting on these cool nights. God Bless, Melanie “Mel” Babel.
FRIENDLY REMINDER FROM THE STAFF: If you are the last person/group at the church, please be sure ALL doors are locked, and the alarm is on. Please let Janelle in the office know if you have keys to the church as we will be issuing new passcodes for our security system. If you have a key, you must be issued a passcode. Thank you.
CHILDREN’S CHOIR for ages 5 – 12!! Come join the Children’s Choir! We will meet Friday evenings from 6:30 – 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary. If you have questions, call Ingrid Suero at 941-451-3207.
WEDNESDAY MORNING PRAYER MEETING meets at 10:30 am in Room 204. Bring your prayers, your concerns and singing voices! We look forward to having you join us!
A NEW KIND OF LEADER TRAINING - IN 2019! If you are an adult who works with kids and you are looking for a training that will help you and other leaders to strategically organize and plan your ministry...join us for a one-day intensive program called "A New Kind of Leader". To get dates/times/locations go to www.floridaconference.com/NKL.
Vespers February 23, 2019 - 5 PM
Musical Group - "Chosen"
Sunset February 23, 2019 - 6:25 PM
Musician Contact Information:
7239 N. Plumb Tree
Punta Gorda, FL 33955