SABBATH, october 02, 2021

Order of Service


"When I Can Read My Title Clear" - arr. Dwight Gustafson

"Veni Creator Spiritus" - Robert Parker

Sounds of Brass

Vince Boelter, Director

Will Benton, Organ

Song of Gathering

"The Lord Is Coming" - Wayne Hooper

Men Aloud

Sandra Gray, Piano

Jeremy Morada, Director

Welcome and Announcements

Julie MacLafferty [Connections Pastor]

Call to Giving

Addison Zbaraschuk (8:45)

Emily Chairez (11:30)


Children's Story

Steve Meekma

Hymn of Praise

"Take My Life and Let It Be" 

Sounds of Brass

Men Aloud

Brass Anthem

"Like a River Glorious" - arr. Phil Norris

Sounds of Brass


Junther "J" and Anita Jimenez

Choral Anthem

"Loving God, Loving Each Other" - William Gaither

Men Aloud


"You First"

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]

Song of Response

"Mélodie du lac de la forêt" - Hayden Diaz

Hayden Diaz, Piano

Benediction and Sending

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]


"Saints Bound for Heaven" - arr. Dwight Gustafson

Sounds of Brass (8:45)

"Pipings" - James Southbridge

Will Benton, Organ (11:30) 

*This week's offering – Church Budget

    Next week's offering – FL Adventist Community Services Emergency Fund 

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


Foundations Video Series [NEW]

Foundations is a free video series that explores the landmark beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist faith

and fosters small group discussion.  Grounded upon the key foundational truth that Jesus is our Salvation,

we'll also explore the other five S's of Adventism:

Sabbath—State of the Dead—Second Coming—Sanctuary—Spirit of Prophecy

The first episode will be released Wednesday, September 29.

Click here for more information and to register your small group.

AdventHealth Bloodmobile

Donate blood here on campus today, October 2, 

in the parking lot by the main entrance,

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

All Deaconess Meeting

Oct. 7, 7:00 p.m. 

Contact Heather Cochran at for details.

Pumpkin Fest

Saturday, October 9, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

For more information, click here.

Fit Together – Health & Fitness Retreat 2021

October 15-17, 2021 at Camp Kulaqua

For more information and to sign up, click here.

Baby Dedications

Upcoming dates are October 30, January 29, April 30 and July 30.

Required orientation for the families will happen the Sunday before the dedication at 4:00 p.m. in the sanctuary.

For more information and to register your baby, click here

Lasagna Love

Make a lasagna for a family in need! Lasagna must be cooked and then frozen for delivery. Drop off at the UYC Nov. 6. For details and to sign up, click here

Ladies' Vespers

Hear the story of Stephanie Bowman, the founder of One Heart for Women and Children. We will make blessing bags for One Heart afterward. Dinner to follow—Nov. 13, at 5:30 p.m. in Forest Lake Church sanctuary.

Support Frontline Workers

Gown Folding

Our hospitals need groups of 30 people to sign up to take a shift to fold hospital gowns for our front-line workers.

Youth (middle-school age and up) are welcome, so bring the family!  Click here.

Friendship Café

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

House of Prayer

Join us for our new series, Ambassadors of Hope, at 7:00 p.m., Oct. 6 - Dec. 29. We will be using the book Peace above the Storm, a sharing version of Steps to Christ.

Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary, or via the livestream (NOTE: Change of Time)

Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., Sanctuary

Prayer Room

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


Employment Opportunities

Forest Lake Church (FLC) is looking for a Communications Director.

For more information, click here.

FLEC is looking to hire the following positions:

1) AfterCare – 2:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (M-Th); 11:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Fridays)

2) Teacher Assistant – Part-time

3) Playground Supervisor – Part-time

Please contact for more information, or for how to apply.

FLC Newsletter

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

Membership Transfers

Incoming,1st Reading: Bettina Bertram from Deltona SDA - FL

Incoming, 2nd Reading: John Angall and daughter, Indira, from Mt. Calvary SDA (Tampa) – FL

Outgoing,2nd ReadingJacob Bennett to Markham Woods SDA – Longwood, FL;

David & Debra Bergman to Plymouth-Sorrento SDA – Apopka, FL;

James & Mignon Waller to Mt. Dora SDA – FL;

Cynthia Marie Kerbs to Ruidoso Downs Bilingual SDA – NM;

Arminda Queveda to Madison SDA – GA;

Daniel & Damaris Reyes to Tampa First SDA – FL

Memorial Announcement

We are saddened to inform you that Pastor Don Bostian, 88, passed peacefully to his rest on Sabbath, August 21, 2021.  

He served as senior pastor at the Forest Lake Church from 1983-1991.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Walker Bostian; and sister, Elizabeth Harris.

There will be a memorial service on Sabbath, October 2, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. at the

Fletcher SDA Church.  It will be live-streamed at

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to WFHC, P.O. Box 153, Naples, NC 28760.

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.

Don Riesen

Doris Beane

Wayne Anderson

Sabbath School Classes

10:00 a.m.

Friendship Circle: Room 2

Kidder: Room 3

Burns/Lind: Room 4

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

Friends Talking Faith: Room 26

Life & Teachings of Jesus: Room 27

*Also available virtually

Bridge Builders: In person starting October 9

Grace and Truth: In person starting October 2

Seekers: (Virtual Only)

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