Bulletin Announcements


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.


Temporary Sabbath School Room Changes:

The Junior class will now be meeting in room 115 (the last room along the breezeway). The adult class that was meeting in 115 will now be meeting in Grand Hall A. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.


THE COMMUNITY CENTER FOOD STORE is now open Thursday afternoons from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm.  We are always looking for volunteers.  Come join this wonderful outreach ministry as we serve our community.


IF YOU WOULD LIKE A PASTORAL VISIT from Pastor Jaime or Pastor Art, please contact the office.  Thank you.


PRAYER PARTNERS:  If you want to join us, pick names out of the baskets in the foyer.  Begin calling at least weekly to pray with each other.  See how close you grow and look for answered prayers.


LIBERTY IN BALANCE is a one-day Sabbath event, scheduled for October 26, 2019, packed with information and presenters covering a broad spectrum of issues relating to religious liberty and last day events.  It is a chance for you to get up to date with what is happening in the political world and how it is affecting religious liberty in light of Bible prophecy.  Register before August 30 for the early bird discount rate of $65.50 per person.

For more information, visit www.southernunion.com/congress.



YOUNG AT HEART RETREAT registration at Camp Kulaqua is open.  Call Theresa at 386-454-1351 or register online at www.campkulaqua.com.  Those 50 and older, don’t miss out on this great weekend. Save the dates:  October 20-23, 2019.


BIBLE STUDY--THE BOOK OF ROMANS: THEME CHRIST, OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS:  John Peters will lead this verse by verse study with handouts as part of the Wednesday evening prayer meeting at 6:00 pm. Find your assurance in Christ alone as we anticipate the Second Coming of Christ.


REVELATION BIBLE STUDY will meet in Room 116 on Thursday afternoons at 4:00 pm and Sabbath mornings at 9:30 am.  Your study material will be handed out at your class. We look forward to studying with you.


WOMEN’S MINISTRY: Ladies, there is still time to register for the Convention in Orlando for Sept. 26 - 29 if you wish to go. Please go to the website www.nadwm.org and click into Calendar/Events for details.


FLORIDA CONFERENCE MEMBERS:  Make sure your loved ones are cared for and protected through an estate plan designed for your needs.  To take advantage of this free benefit, contact us at Florida Conference Association Development and Planned Giving Department for more information at 407-644-5000, ext. 2241 or email us at planned.giving@floridaconference.com.  Blessings and thank you!


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 = ___”.  - Women’s Ministry Team


SINGLE MOTHER OUTREACH: Specific items requested by Women’s & Newborn Coordinator at Bayfront Health for new single mothers:  diapers (newborn/infant), wipes, receiving blankets, onesies, sleepers, bath towels, wash cloths, socks, two (2) books, crib sheets.   This outreach ministry is designed to foster the attitudes and actions in our children by providing love and support to those in our community with a specific need.  Please place items in boxes in the children’s Sabbath School classrooms.


DARE TO SHARE WOMEN'S RETREAT 2020 is taking registrations for Jan. 31 - Feb 2 (English) and Feb 7 - 9 (Spanish). There is another weekend planned in September 2020 in Fort Myers for those unable to attend in January. There are flyers at the Welcome Center regarding registration in January and February. For any questions on either the Convention or Retreat, please see  your Women's Ministries Director.


WHEN RESERVING THE GRAND HALL OR KITCHEN, please call LeAnn Mathewson to confirm that your date is available. Thank you.  (941-276-5347)


ATTENTION:  The closet in the Spanish Church is going to be cleaned out shortly.  If there are things that belong to you that you wish to keep, please see Ron Barber or Dave Mathewson so you can remove them, or they will be donated to the community center or thrown out.  Thank you for your cooperation.--Ron Barber, Head Deacon


Prayer List


Melanie “Mel” Babel (friend of Rudy Bates); 

Yvonne Brewster (Beryl Jackson's niece); Art Brooks;

Ines Carter; Vincent Carter (Deta Lightburns’s uncle);

Yvette Daphnis;  Lucinda DelCastillo; Winston Dilon;

Donna Dunbar; Linnet Adassa Ellis; Robin Falco; 

Ismael Felico;  Ann Forde; Cleveland Forde;

Betty Greenleaf; Ray Hayes; Adrian Jackson;

Dorothy Jones; Merline Jones; Owen Jones, Sr.;

Lionel Jordan; Juan Lamboy; Lavida (Friend of Art Grayman)

Gloria Leiba (Wave Williams' Cousin);

Allan Lightbourn; Sam Lightbourn, Jr.; Gary Lockhart;

Lavie & Edie MacNeal; Walworth Mantock (Wave Williams' uncle);

Connie Martin; Suzanne McCarthy & granddaughters Kaylee & Presely;

Michael (Phillis Morauske's brother);  Mark Miller; 

Norman Moore; Ladonna Moore's sister, Barona;

Betty and Don O’Neal; Luz Peni; Yuly Penia

Joey Perez (close friend of the Meliti family);

Daniel Richards; Pauline Samuels; Sylvia Sewell;

Roushan Singh; Erin Skinner's brother and family; Sara Morency Sneen;

Richard Trumper; Leslie and Helen Wint and their son Keith;

Leonides Vincente; Brennen Yunis (step-grandson of Suzanne McCarthy)


Ministry Announcements


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:  churchoffice@pcsda.net.  Thank you.


THANK YOU, CHURCH FAMILY:  For several months, my family member’s names have been in the bulletin for special prayers; my sons, Sam, Jr. and Allan and my uncle Vincent Carter.  God’s plan for their lives is ongoing and I trust in His wisdom and plans. 

My deepest thanks for your prayers, care and concern. – Deta Lightbourn


SINGLE MOMS MINISTRY: Thank you, church members, for supporting our children’s outreach to newborns in our community. In July, 2 mothers and 5 children delivered our first gift packages along with one car seat. Currently our specific needs are for gender neutral crib sheets, 0-3 mo sleepers, socks, and books for mothers to share with their growing baby. Collection boxes are in the children’s SS classrooms.


NAD WOMEN’S CONVENTION 2019 is September 26-29, 2019 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando.  This year’s theme is “Whole and Holy” and is for all women and high-school age girls.   You can register at www.nadwm.org and you will need to register prior to booking reservations at the hotel.  Seminars will be in English, Spanish and Creole.  This will be a full weekend.  Information will be posted in your bulletin periodically, on the Bulletin Board and at the Welcome Center.


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.


SINGLE MOTHER’S SUPPORT GROUP: Single Mother’s Support Group starting March 23 at the First Alliance Church, 20444 Midway Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL.      Call Donna Dunbar at 941-204-1149 for more information.


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.



No Vespers August 24, 2019

Sunset August 24, 2019 - 7:57 PM



Musician Contact Information:


Philip Eyrich

7239 N. Plumb Tree

Punta Gorda, FL  33955

Cell:  941.740.0102








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