MT. SINAI’S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our theme for the Month of April is It’s All About Jesus.”

Stewardship Spotlight: 2Corinthians 9:6-7 “The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.”

“Stewardship is partnership with God.”—Unknown

Acts of Kindness was recorded as 1172 for the Week ending in April 22.

Join the Prayer Line every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Call 614-715-0660 Code: 265537#

Funeral Arrangements for Br. Albert Hodge:

Visitation: Sabbath, April 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. – Newcomer Funeral Home; S. Seminole Chapel, 335 E. State Rd. 434, Longwood, FL 32750.

Funeral Service: Sunday, April 30 at Mt. Sinai SDA Church – Viewing 9:15 a.m., Service 10:15 a.m., Interment immediately following at Highland Memory Gardens; 3329 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, FL 32703. Flowers may be sent to Newcomer Funeral Home 407-260-5400.

Please Note: There will be Baptism NEXT Sabbath, May 6 at 10:30 a.m.

Community Contact Workers will hold its next training meeting TODAY, Sabbath, April 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. All are invited to attend.

Forest Lake Spring Concert: Please join us for our Concert with the Forest Lake Academy’s Strings, Band and Symphony at the Forest Lake Academy Schmidt Auditorium on Sabbath, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. Address: 500 Education Loop, Apopka, FL 32714. Tom Tavasci, director.

Attention 2017 Graduates; High School, College, Technical School, and Post College! If you are planning on participating in Mt. Sinai’s 2017 Graduation scheduled for Sabbath, June 3, please submit the Graduation Form which can be obtained from the Ushers, by contacting Janet Floyd at 407-333-9128 or email: education@mountsinaisdaorlando.org, or HERE. Please submit by the deadline: May 20, 2017. Janet Floyd, Education Director.

Adventist Youth Ministry (AYM) www.mtsinaiyes.com:

  • Join us for our AYM program today at 6:00 p.m. at Magnolia Park. Address: 2929 Binion Rd., Apopka FL. Games, Snacks, and Vespers at the Park. Bring the family, blankets, and dress comfortably. We will be near the lake at Pavilion #1.
  • Youth Day, April 29 – I Am What God Says I Am. AYM at 5:30 p.m., followed by a Youth Social at Let’s Skate Orlando. The cost is $10.00. In order to get a group rate, please sign up via email or on the sign-up sheet by Tuesday, April 25. Thank you!
  • There will not be local AY on May 6th,
  • AYM Social will be today, immediately following AYM at Let’s Skate Orlando: 14207 West Colonial Dr., Winter Garden. Cost $10.
  • M.C. Strachan Federation May 5-7 in Jacksonville, FL. Mt. Sinai Youth Drama team will be performing Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. Please come out and support us.
  • Interested in acting? Contact Teayann Duclos to join the Drama Club.

Children’s Ministry:

  • The Children’s Ministry Theme for 2017 is “Created by God, Built for a Purpose!” Join us on Sabbath May 13 for Children’s Church in the Fellowship Hall. Children’s Church is for children up to age 12.
  • Donations Needed: If you would like to donate funds, food items, supplies, or your time to Children’s Church please contact Fendy Duclos at 863-332-3528 or children@mountsinaiorlando.org
  • Mt. Sinai’s Children’s Choir (MSCC) have chosen S.P.O.O.N.S. as their mission, it stands for singing praises to our omnipotent Father N’ songs.

PathfindersPathfinder:

  • Pathfinders will resume their regular meetings on Sabbath, May 13 immediately after Divine Service in the Multipurpose Room. If you are interested in joining our club please come and join us and learn about our club.
  • Pathfinders are in need of staff. If you’re still looking for a ministry to join, why not help prepare our future leaders to be the best that they could be. Contact Elsie Frederick about becoming involved.

Mt. Sinai’s Adventurers Club: Sponsors Needed: Help an Adventurer attend the Annual SEC Adventurers Camp in June. Please see Colette Purcell for more information.

YMCA FlyerYMCA in conjunction with Mt Sinai SDA Church invites you to participate in a 6-week Healthy Church Class. The classes are small (10-15). Participants will be selected on a first come bases only. Please sign-up at the Front Desk today! Class 1: Mondays 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. or Class 2: Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Baby Dedication is every second Sabbath of the month. Contact the Church Office at 407-298-7877 if you wish to have a baby blessed. The next Baby Dedication is scheduled for May 13.

Man of God, YOU are called to serve! All men interested in serving as Deacons are asked to contact Garnett English.

Technology Department:

  • The Technology Department is looking for volunteers to help further the Gospel in this generation. There are several teams that need your help: Video, Sound, Editing, CD/DVD Duplicating, Multimedia, Stage Management and Radio.
  • New Show: Real talk with MC#1 Saturdays at 3:00 p.m. on WMSR
    • April 29, Dr. Buddy Lee, MSJA Principal.

King’s Daughters, Chapter II:

  • Visit the Kingsley Slave Plantation on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Departing from Mt. Sinai parking lot at 7:30 a.m. and scheduled to return at 6:00 p.m. Itinerary includes branch at Golden Coral. All for a $50 donation. Contact any King’s Daughter, Chapter II member, or Catherine Tukes at 407-879-1425.
  • Our next meeting will be on Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 p.m. at 2212 Ashland Blvd., Orlando. Contact Eleanor Towns for more information at 407-760-9800.

Attention All Seniors! Mt. Sinai Senior’s Ministries cordially invite you to attend our Senior’s Meeting on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the Youth Room.

Family Life

  • Camp Kulaqua registration continues until August 2017. Please see a Family Life member for registration details.

Standing Nominating Committee:

  • All persons interested in serving as leaders and assistants for 2017-2018, please see the Ushers for volunteer forms TODAY.
  • Please note: There are openings in the following departments: Pathfinder Director, Pathfinder Assistant, Hospitality Leader, Flower Committee Leader, Flower Committee Assistant and Recreation Assistant. If you are interested in serving in any of these Ministries please contact Elder Anthony Winston or Mercile Lewis.

Save the Dates! Primary and Junior classes will be having Sabbath School in Barker Park on May 13, June 10, and July 8. See your teachers for more information.

Personal Ministry

  • If you know someone who needs Bible Study or an introduction to Jesus, contact Personal Ministries Leader, Meynard Julien.
  • Join us this and every 1st. Sabbath at 3:00 p.m. as we minister to the Elderly at Guardian Care. Departure time from Mt. Sinai is 2:45 p.m. See Meynard Julien for more details.

Choose to Lose is a Southeastern Conference health initiative; it’s spearheaded by the health/temperance and women’s ministry department. This program will use physical activity as a way to improve the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health of the SEC members and our surrounding communities. Contact the church office for more information.

Campers of Southeastern Conference: It’s that time again! SEC Annual Camp Meeting is scheduled for June 15-24, 2017. It is now time to begin processing your registration for cabins and RV space rentals. Regular renters, your cabins will be reserved until April 15. No cabins will be rented to anyone under the age of 18. Final payment is due on or before Thursday June 1.

Men’s Ministry Bible Study Group: A place where men study the Word, share life experiences and strengthen each other. Join us in the Multipurpose Room every Friday evening at 7:00 p.m. as we study the book of Philippians. “As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” Proverbs 27:17. Sponsored by Men’s Ministry.

Twenty-twenty logoThe 2017 Homecoming Committee:

  • The Homecoming Committee expresses their gratitude and thankfulness to all those who made Homecoming 2017 a success. We appreciate all of our Corporate Sponsors, Mountaineers, Climbers, and Trailblazers. If you have not submitted your pledge, it is not too late. Again congrats to our 2017 Honorees.

Mt. Sinai is seeking proposals from licensed Social Services Agencies to operate a full time Community Outreach Center. For more information and the Request for Proposals (RFP) please contact Dr. Charles Drake at 913-302-8590.

Save the Date! October 19-26, 2017 – Southeastern Conference SEC Single’s Ministry Medical Missionary Trip in Portland, Jamaica. Email Okema McIntosh, SEC Single’s Ministry President at missiontripja@gmail.com for more information.

Upcoming Events:

April 30 – AYM Youth Community Service/Children Ministry Fun Day

May 06 – GC Global Mission Day/Baptism/ M.C. Strachan Federation

May 13 – Mothers’ Appreciation Day

May 16 – MSJA Graduation

May 21 – CDC Graduation

WMSRMount Sinai Radio (WMSR):

  • Volunteers Needed: Mt. Sinai’s Sabbath School Radio Program “Focus on the Word” is seeking volunteers to study the Sabbath school lesson once a quarter. Please contact Carol Smith for more informa
  • Join Elder Michael Clark and his team, this and every Thursday, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Our new Radio Program “Focus on the Word,” is an informative and new look into the Bible. Please call in live with your questions and comments at 407-730-2264.

Your ministry could be on Mt. Sinai Radio (WMSR)! Please contact Johnny Castor, Radio Program Director or send an email to wmsr@moutnsinaisdaorlando.org for more information.

MSJA is looking for volunteers to serve as Teacher’s Aides in the classrooms. If you are interested in serving in this ministry please contact Dr. Lee Buddy at 407-298-2971.

Mt. Sinai’s Child Development Center (CDC) is now accepting children between the ages of 3-5 years. Please spread the word and share with others to come and learn with us. Contact Mattie Mae Jenkins at 407-291-2110 for more information.

TwitterCommunications Department: We are embarking on exciting times for our church communication. Starting today, our new tagline will be “We help people engage”. For our social media twitter communication, the hashtag will be #ENGAGINGPEOPLE.
Please join us on twitter to get in on the action and learn what our church is doing. Don’t be left behind.

Missing Members: Anyone with contact information on Mt. Sinai’s missing member(s) please contact the Church Clerk, Yvette Fisher or email: clerk@mountsinaisdaorlando.org with that information.

Are the burdens of life weighing you down? Do you need someone to “stand in the gap” for you? Prayer warriors are available every Sabbath in the Prayer Room directly after Divine Service to pray with you. If you need directions to the Prayer Room, please notify an usher.

First Impressions is seeking Ushers, Greeters, Security, Hospitality, and Parking Lot Attendants to serve in 2017. If you have the spirit of hospitality and would like to serve contact Joanne Spradley.

ATTENTION ALL YOUTH 18 TO 35 YEARS OLD: Do you want to be heard? Do you want to be listened to? The Collegiate Sabbath School Class would like to welcome you to A JUDGEMENT FREE ZONE. Come and take part in an exciting and interesting discussions every Sabbath morning. Come and share your thoughts, express your feelings and give your opinions. Come be informed, come be inspired, come be blessed. See you there! Meeting Location: Overflow Room.