Pancake Supper: The ECW is making plans for the Annual Pancake Supper to take place on Tuesday, February 9, from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. A sign-up sheet for donated food and supplies is posted on the Bulletin Board in the Parish hall. Tickets are only $3.00 and will be available shortly. Please plan to attend as we enter our Lenten season. Questions? Please call Mickey Martin at (321) 956-1590.
Ministry Leaders: All ministries of the Parish are asked to send a leader or representative to a Leaders Meeting on Monday February 8 at 10:00am. We will discuss how to implement the new Vision and Core Values, seek input to the Annual Calendar, and share info on the new Church Database.
What are we doing for Black History Celebration in 2016? Church of Our Savior will be joining with others from around the Diocese for a Special Service at the Cathedral Church of St Luke in Orlando on Saturday, February 20 to honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Absalom Jones.
- Option 1: Join the Choir of the Day starting at 9:00 am for rehearsals, including learning a bit about the. Rev. Jones. You must register and order music by Sunday, February 1 by calling the Cathedral at 407-849-0680 or by emailing them at email@example.com.
- Option 2: Attend the service at 2:00 pm. We have hired one bus for the day so that everyone can go. Tickets will be available for $2 per person. The bus will depart the Church parking lot at Noon.
Liberia Update: Thanks be to God! Nearly $3,000 has already been given towards the Team’s trip in March. Please pray for wisdom and insight regarding arrangements inside Liberia—and specifically for Fr. Vani, that all will be in order for him to return, especially his health together arrangements for his medical care.
Introducing “BridgeBuilders Consulting &Coaching”: Linda Fox has launched a new ministry—expanding from the Dong Team to include other Churches and other people groups. She will be working with individuals, teams, and Churches, to help them explore, design, engage and sustain efforts around the world. You can find BridgeBuilders at www.BridgetotheWorld.org.
Church Women United: Attention Ladies! Church Women United will be meeting on February 5 at Salvation Army located at 1080 Hickory St., Melbourne. We’ll gather at 9:30am for nibbles and the meeting starts at 10:00am. Hope to see you there! Questions? Call Nancy O’Hara. Thank you.
Ash Wednesday: This year, we will have services at 10:00am and 6:00pm. The DOK will host a quiet day after Easter.
Altar Guild Annual Meeting of the Diocese: You are invited to the Annual Meeting of the Diocese of Central Florida Altar Guild on Saturday, February 27, at St. Edward’s Episcopal Church in Mt. Dora. Registration & coffee begin at 9:30 am. The Program and lunch are included at $12 per person but reservations must be made by February 12. If you’re interested in going, please contact Maria Auld. Thank you!
Peter’s Vision for the Church
A series of Bible Studies and Sermons
Our Vision: Church of Our Savior exists in order to make a difference, worshiping Jesus Christ as the Living God, finding hope and direction in the Word of God, and creating new opportunities for service and community, in Palm Bay and to the ends of the earth. (Acts 1:8; 2:39, 42-47; 1 Cor. 1:1-9; Col. 1:3-14; 2 Thes.1:11; Rev. 3:14-22)
Our Core Values:
Spiritual Transformation (1 Peter 1:13-25); Spirit-Filled Worship (1 Peter 2:1-10) Confident Stewardship (1 Peter 2:11-17); Missionary Heart (1 Peter 2:11-17) Compassionate Multi-ethnic Community (1 Peter 3:8, 13-22) Power of (Small) Groups (1 Peter 4:1-11); Leadership Development (1 Peter 4:1-11)
|The Living Hope of the Church 1 Peter 1:3-12||For Sunday February 7|
|Called To Be Holy 1 Peter 1:13-25||Sunday February 14|
|Chosen to Worship 1 Peter 2:1-10||Sunday February 21|
|Blessed To Be a Blessing 1 Peter 2:11-17||Sunday February 28|
|Hope to Hold Onto 1 Peter 3:8, 13-22||Sunday March 6|
|To Lead Together 1 Peter 4:1-11||Sunday March 13|
|And Now the Future 1 Peter 5:1-11||Palm Sunday March 20|
NOTE: During Lent, the New Testament Readings on Sundays will be from 1 Peter in lieu of the Revised Common Lectionary.
List of Small Groups
Small Groups will begin to meet after the Introduction on February 7, and will study the Scripture before the next Sunday. To sign up for a group, please indicate your interest by using the sign-up sheets in Parish Hall on the Bulletin Board. Groups are open to friends and neighbors who are not members of Church of Our Savior.
|Leader||Day & Time||Location/Contact|
|Ray Byrd||Tuesday, 11:30am||Church|
|Roland & Gail Naidu||Friday, 6:00pm||Home|
|Iston & Winsome Fuller||Tuesday, 11:00am||Home|
|Beverly Platt||Wednesday, 12:30pm||Home|
|Ruby Mae Bell||Tuesday, 9:30am||Church|
|Bob & Fran Leonard||Thursday, 9:30am||Home|
|Shirley & Roy Flowers||Friday, 3:00pm||Home|
|Hyacinth Clunie & Julian Korti||Friday, 4:00pm||Home|
|Jr. DOK||Saturday, 10:00am||Church|
|Teenagers||Saturday, 11:00am (TBD)||Church|
|Online||All Week*||On Facebook|