SABBATH, october 9, 2021

Order of Service


"Largo in G" – G. F. Handel

Tom Tavasci, Trumpet

Will Benton, Organ 

Choral Introit

"A Grateful Heart" – Mary McDonald

FLC Sanctuary Choir

Joyce Hoatson, Piano

Jeremy Morada, Director

Welcome and Announcements

Linka Dyer-Farrell

Song of Meditation

"Festa" – Arnold Sherman

Bells of the Forest

Mark Becker, Director

Children's Story

Melissa Martin

Hymn of Praise

"Oceans" – Hillsong

FLC Music Scholars


Ronald Pasos (English)

Sperantza Adriana Pasos (Romanian)

Prayer Response

"Amen" – Danish

FLC Sanctuary Choir

Joyce Hoatson, Piano

Jeremy Morada, Director

Choral Anthem

"Committin' This Day" – arr. Heather Sorenson

FLC Sanctuary Choir

Joyce Hoatson, Piano

Jeremy Morada, Director


"You First – Part 2"

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]

Song of Response

"Thou, O Lord" – arr. Carol Cymbala

Perfect Harmony

Nadia Cortes

Emma Cortes

Issy Frederickson-Valdivia

Benediction and Sending

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]


"Rondeau" – Jean Joseph Mouret

Tom Tavasci Trumpet

Will Benton, Organ

*This week's offering – FL Adventist Community Services Emergency Fund

    Next week's offering – Church Budget 

FLC Music Scholars: Aiden Forbes, Emma Cortes, Felipe Da Silva, Greyson Abraham, 

Hayden Diaz, Issy Frederickson-Valdivia, Joshua Flores, Lindsey Hazen, 

Liz Flores, Maya O'Reilly,  Nadia Cortes, Nicole Chwast, 

Sarah Padilla, Sergio Da Silva, Yadelin Lopez

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


"You First" Series

Support Commission 127 financially online during October at

or with cash or check and designate funds "You First."

For more information on Commission 127, click here.

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

Episodes will be released weekly through November 3 and previous episodes are available for viewing.

Click here for more information and to receive upcoming episodes.

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.

Next FLC Communion

Sabbath, October 23

Lasagna Love

Make a lasagna for a family in need!  Lasagna must be cooked and then frozen for delivery. 

Drop off Sabbath, November 6, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., UYC Kitchen

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.

Saturday, November 13, at 5:30 p.m. in Forest Lake Church sanctuary.

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.

Bring a friend!

Books will be available every Wednesday, and in the office during the week.

Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary, (or via the livestream) 

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.

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: Mark & DeAnna Bacon from Littleton SDA – CO;

Harry & Diana Diaz and son, Hayden, from Plymouth-Sorrento SDA – Apopka, FL;

Amelia Lunde from Kettering SDA – OH;

Kevin & Johanna Wright, daughter, Hailey & son, Matthew, from Spring Meadows SDA – Sanford, FL

Incoming, 2nd ReadingBettina Bertram from Deltona SDA – FL

Memorial Announcement

Memorial ServiceAlice Rivas (Monica Lopez's mother)

Sabbath, October 9, 2021

3:00 p.m.

Spring Meadows SDA Church

5783 N. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Sanford, FL  32773

Graveside Burial

Sunday, October 10, 2021

10:00 a.m.

Highland Memorial Cemetery

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.

Mourning the loss of Alice Rivas (Monica Lopez's mother)

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

Grace and Truth: Room 25

Friends Talking Faith: Room 26

Life & Teachings of Jesus: Room 27

*Also available virtually

Bridge Builders: (Virtual Only)

Seekers: (Virtual Only) – (In person beginning October 23)

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