SABBATH, February 26, 2022

Order of Service


Will Benton, Organ (11:30)

Gathering Song / Introit

Welcome /Announcements / Call to Giving

Jeff Emde

Songs of Praise

"Hymn of Praise" – Mendelssohn/Thompson

Bells of the Forest

Mark Becker, Director

Children's Story

Julie Alvarez

Hymns of Praise

"Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service" SDAH #363

"This Little Light of Mine" SDAH #580

Kenia Rodriguez and Kilian Rafey, Vocals

Joyce Hoatson, Piano


Special Music

"There Is a Fountain" – arr. Lloyd Larson

Bells of the Forest

Tom Tavasci, Flugelhorn


Vision Series – "Beyond: Service"

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]

Song of Response

"The Swan" – Saint-Saëns

Hayden Diaz, Cello

Joyce Hoatson, Piano

Benediction and Sending

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]


Will Benton, Organ (11:30)

*This week's offering – Florida Advance

    Next week's offering – Church Budget

Dive deeper into this week's sermon by discussing these questions with a friend or your family:

If you would like to be involved in our worship services, please contact Jeremy Morada.


AdventHealth Bloodmobile

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., March 5, outside the Gift & Thrift parking lot

Men's Ministry Retreat

March 11-13 at Camp Kulaqua. For more information and to register:

ReConnect Marriage Retreat

March 25 & 26 at the Forest Lake Church: The ReConnect workshop equips couples to grow stronger in their marriage. Through a combination of lecture and interactive exercises, the couples learn how to grow in their marital intimacy. Throughout this fun and engaging experience, couples are taught skills for growing closer together in all aspects of their marriage. The ReConnect workshop takes couples on a journey from their wedding vows through various aspects of their relationship and addresses the common needs of couples at all ages and stages of marriage. Childcare will be provided. Cost: $50 per couple. Early Bird discount—$40 This is the last weekend to get the discount!

  Register here

Questions? Contact Candy DeVore or call 407.717.9335

Pathfinder Yard Sale

The Pathfinders are having a yard sale on Sunday, March 27, from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the church parking lot

to raise funds for the international camporee in Gillette, Wyoming in 2024.

They need your donations to make it a success!  If you are doing some spring cleaning and have items to donate,

please contact Corey Grodack at 407.448.0759 (text or call), or email her at

She will come pick up your items or coordinate drop-off at the church.  Donations are tax-deductible.

If you would prefer to sell your items yourself, you may rent a parking spot for $25.00  

Please reserve ahead of time with Corey.

Risen Experience

Invite your neighbors and community friends for an interactive walk-through of the closing scenes of Jesus' life!

Saturday, April 16. Volunteers needed! Please visit to sign up!

2022 Church Retreat

When: May 6-8

Where: Camp Kulaqua

This is the last week to sign up!!! Registration due by March 5.

Register here

Spring Life Groups

Grow with Jesus in community and have a place to invite neighbors and work friends!

These 10-12 week groups are either activity or study-based and meet weekly, starting in March. For more information or to join a group, click here /connect/life-groups.

Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group

1st Monday of the Month

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Forest Lake Church – Room 4

AEGIS—A space for families with LGBTQIA loved ones

Call or text Candy DeVore at 407.717.9335, or email at

DivorceCare—Find Help—Discover Hope—Experience Healing

Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

For more information –

DivorceCare for Kids

Join us for a 10-week course

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Forest Lake Church.

Email Candy DeVore to register –

2022 Great Controversy Tours to Europe

March 18 - 31 and June 17 - 30

Dr. Gerard Damsteegt, specialist in church history and prophetic interpretation, will lead tours to make Daniel and Revelation come alive. Visit Rome and the Reformation sites in the Waldensian Valleys, Switzerland, Germany, and France. A most exciting experience! Call 269.815.8624, or email:

Friendship Café

Tuesdays, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., Main Lobby

House of Prayer

Dive deeper into our values series at House of Prayer! Join us Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m.

—in the church sanctuary or via our livestream—to pray for our church and community as we study

"Worship, Family, Togetherness, Service, and Testimony."

Prayer Room

Sabbaths, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., East Lobby

Ongoing Events

Ministry Fair

If you missed our Ministry Fair, it's not too late! Click here to see our list of ministries that were represented and how you can get involved—whether you are 5 or 95—in person or at home. If you have questions, contact Pastor Julie at

Health Ministry

Our Health Ministry team highly recommends the PlantWise Film, a new documentary

now streaming FREE at

Sanctuary Flowers

Help make our church beautiful by sponsoring a flower arrangement in honor of a special event in your life!

Contact Mark Becker at

Please include the following information: name, phone number, email address, date you would like to sponsor, occasion/message. 

The sanctuary flowers today are given by one of our church families to bring beauty and glory to God in His sanctuary. 

Visitation Ministry

If you, or someone you know, needs a visit (home visit, care card, or phone call) contact us at

FLC Newsletter

For weekly updates on what is happening at the Forest Lake Church, sign up here for our weekly newsletter!

Affordable Housing

Home and apartment rents in Metro Orlando have increased in the last year and will likely continue to rise. This has become a serious problem for many in our area who are already struggling financially. The church office is frequently receiving calls from those looking for a room/in-law suite to rent from a Christian individual/family.

If you have a room or apartment available to rent (or know of someone who does), please share your information with the church office. We will be glad to pass it along to someone in need of affordable housing.

Contact: or 407.869.0680

Membership Transfers

Incoming, 1st Reading:  Lidia Armstrong and son, Joshua Tirado, from Apopka SDA – FL;

Raul Cruz and Daughter, Amanda, from Revive SDA – Hialeah, FL

Outgoing, 1st Reading:  Katherine Fonseca to Lady Lake SDA – FL; Catherine Rose, Emma Rose & Micah Rose to Markham Woods SDA – Longwood, FL; Tyler Block to McDonald Road SDA – TN; Abigail Correa to Winchester SDA - VA; Eliseo & Amelyn Magtanong to Chicago Fil-AM SDA – IL

Memorial Announcements

Lorraine Miller (former member) passed away on Wednesday, February 16. She was predeceased by her husband, Allan, five years ago. There will be a Viewing at Baldwin Fairchild (Altamonte) on Monday, February 28 from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. with a Graveside Service at 12:00 p.m. at Highland Memory Gardens. North Lake SDA Church is hosting a luncheon for family and friends after church service this Sabbath.

Prayer Requests

Family of JoAnne Howard (grieving loss of Ginny Miller's mother)

Doris Beane (health)

Family of Lorraine Miller (grieving loss of Joanie Loftin's mother)

Varsity Students' Pathfinders Campout

High School Becoming Retreat

Our Warehouse Community home churches meeting today to share Jesus in our community

The Staff at Forest Lake Church is always praying for you, but if there are specific prayer requests you would like mentioned during our worship services, please contact the church office at (407) 869-0680.

Need Prayer??

Interactive Prayer Room

Located right of sanctuary on exit

Daily Prayer Line: 425.436.6321 at 7:15 a.m./p.m. Access Code: 763000#

Prayer Requests: Fill out card in pew or email

Prayers & Squares Quilt Ministry

Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Join for worship and fellowship in making quilts for those in times of crisis. 

For more information or to request a quilt, please contact

Lee Liwag: (407) 399-8717

Ruth Smith: (407) 538-1862

Sabbath School Classes

10:00 a.m.

*Friendship Circle: Room 2

Kidder/Pinto/Sheppard: Room 3

Burns/Lind/Vasquez: Room 4

Bridge Builders: Room 5

Sharing the Word: Room 6

*Gordon/Jones: Room 11

Walking in the Word: Room 12

Russian-Speaking: (Elda's Place - Quilting Room)

McCoy/Shed: Room 14

Fervent: Room 15

*Gen neXt: Room 16

Grace and Truth: Room 25

Friends Talking Faith: Room 26

Life & Teachings of Jesus: Room 27

Seekers: Room 28

*Also available virtually

Stewardship Report

For an updated financial report, please click here.

Support Groups

New groups starting!  For a list of our current groups, Click here for more information.

If you have questions, please contact Candy DeVore at

Support Our Hospitals

AdventHealth Altamonte and Apopka are looking for golf cart drivers, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

If anyone is interested in driving our patients, visitors, and even our employees to their cars, 

that would be a great service to all.

We are also looking for volunteers to take coffee to our doctors and nurses on the units at that 10:00 a.m. hour

Monday, Wednesday, Friday.  This can be anyone willing to share a smile and a cup of joe.

If anyone is interested, please email

Women's Ministry

Please take a moment to fill out our survey so we can know how best to partner with Jesus

and grow Women's Ministries together!—