SABBATH, July 17 2021

Order of Service


Theme Song

"You Are a Treasure"


Davin De la Torre and Ayden Sosa (8:45)

Savannah Carrington, Giana Garcia and Alyse De Armas (11:30)

Welcome and Announcements

Jennifer Bergherm [Pastor for Children and Family Ministries]

Call to Giving

Audrey Stagg and Avery Hoatson (8:45)

Lennon Dehlinger and Liam Sorenson (11:30)


"Animal Encounter With Sheri Bond" 

Jennifer Bergherm [Pastor for Children and Family Ministries]

A Message from Dr. Diggingsworth [Video]

Context and Setting of VBS 2021

Jennifer Bergherm [Pastor for Children and Family Ministries]

Day 1 [Video]

Song 1 [Video]

"Wild About Us"

Day 2 [Video]

Song 2 [Video]

"God Is Listening"

Children's Story

Ed and Melissa Martin

Day 3 [Video]

Song 3 [Video]

"All That I Am"

Day 4 [Video]

Song 4 [Video]

"He Comforts Us"

Day 5 [Video]

Song 5 [Video]

"Wherever I Go"

VBS Slideshow [Video]

Showing of Appreciation / Closing Prayer

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]

Jennifer Bergherm [Pastor for Children and Family Ministries]

Yanely Castellon [ VBS Director]

Finale - "You Say"

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

Upcoming Events

Serving Sabbath, July 31

We will be taking our church into our community during our main service times. There will be no regular services that day.

We have options for all ages!  Sign up here.

Come back for supper at 5:00 p.m. and Serving Sabbath Testimonies & Concert with

Jennifer LaMountain and Kelly Mowrer at 6:00 p.m.

House of Prayer

Join us this Wednesday in our 40 days of Praying for Miracles.  We are using Dennis Smith's book, 40 Days: Prayers & Devotions on God's Amazing Miracles. Join us, in person, at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary, or join via the livestream.

New to Forest Lake?  

Are you a new member or interested in joining the Forest Lake Church?

Join us for a light breakfast where you'll get to know our team and vision, explore ways to connect

and find your place in our church family, and learn how to navigate Forest Lake Church.

What:  Connections Breakfast

When:  Sabbath, August 7

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Where: Choir Room

Single Parent Retreat

August 6 - 8. Register at

Week of Prayer

August 15-20, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary

Join your church family of all ages for interactive prayer that connects us to God's heart, each other and our community.

Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details!

Florida Conference Women's Retreat

Join us September 24-26, 2021

Our theme is "Restore."  Sign up here.


Administrative Committee Update

COVID-19 and Church Opening Policy Information

Click Here

Forest Lake Academy

Applications are open!!

To apply, click here

FLC Newsletter

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

Life Groups

For a list of our current groups, click here.

For more information on starting a group, contact Pastor Julie at

Support Groups

Click here for more information.

If you have questions, please contact Candy DeVore at

Membership by Baptism

The following individuals were recently baptized at Camp Kulaqua:

Sam Bond

Daria Terikova

Peter Terikov

Marcus Weiss

Alexandria Fuller was baptized at Andrews University on April 23, 2021 by Chaplain José Bourget.

She is joining her family, Calvin & Melissa Simmons and siblings, in membership at Forest Lake.


Membership Transfers

Incoming, 1st Reading: Amy Smith Collier from Spring Meadows SDA – Sanford, FL

Incoming, 2nd Reading: Asejah Ali from Maranatha SDA Church - Apopka, FL; 

Mignon T. Downes from Newberg Adventist Church - OR; 

Joseline Peña from Forest City Spanish SDA - Orlando, FL; 

Merlin & Jan Wittenberg from Collegedale SDA - TN

Memorial Announcements

June Severs passed away on Monday, July 5.  She was pre-deceased by husband, Dr. William Severs.

There will be a memorial service on Sabbath, July 17, at Markham Woods Church at 3:00 p.m.

Elder Norm Middag, former NAD/GC Youth Director, passed away on Wednesday, June 23.  

He was pre-deceased by wife, Barbara, in July 2020.

There will be a memorial service on Sabbath, August 28, at Spring Meadows Church at 3:30 p.m.

Marta Gonzalez, mother of Marti Jones, passed away on Tuesday, January 5.

A memorial service was held at the Apopka Spanish Church.  She will be buried in Washington on August 9.

Prayer Requests

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.

Pastor Matt and family as they move here

Sabbath School Classes

10:00 a.m.

Friendship Circle: Room 2

Kidder: Room 3 

Burns/Lind: Room 4

*Bridge Builders: Room 5

Sharing the Word: Room 6

*Gordon/Jones: Room 11

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

Walking in the Word: Mother's Room

*Also available virtually

Stewardship Report

For an updated financial report, please click here.