SABBATH, september 18, 2021

Order of Service


"Nun Danket Alle Gott (A Thankful Return)" – Phil Lehenbauer

Will Benton, Organ (11:30) 

Gathering Song / Introit

"What a Beautiful Name" – Ben Fielding and Brooke Ligertwood

Elizabeth Diaz-Moreno, Lindsey Hazen, Evie Pasos

Welcome Home Band*

Will Benton, Organ (11:30)

Welcome and Announcements

Julie MacLafferty [Connections Pastor]

Call to Giving*

Tim Nichols [Executive Pastor]

Children's Story

Linka Farrell

Hymn of Praise

"How Great Thou Art" – Stuart K. Hine

Elizabeth Diaz-Moreno, Lindsey Hazen, Evie Pasos

Welcome Home Band*

Will Benton, Organ (11:30)


Linda and Bill Cochran

Choral Anthem

"Miracle Man" – Joel Raney

Sanctuary Choir

Jeremy Morada [Music Director]

Welcome Home Band*

Will Benton, Organ (11:30)


The Galilee Series

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]

Song of Response

"Mighty to Save" – Ben Fielding and Reuben Morgan

Elizabeth Diaz-Moreno, Lindsey Hazen, Evie Pasos

Welcome Home Band*

Will Benton, Organ (11:30)

Benediction and Sending

Matt Smith [Lead Pastor]


"Toccata" – Théodore Dubois

Will Benton, Organ (11:30)

*This week's offering – Church Budget 

    Next week's offering – Florida Advance 


Welcome Home Band:

Daniel Drapiza, James Pino, Jason Lassel, Scott Swetnam, Terry Sampson

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

Upcoming Events

Drive-Thru Baby Shower

Come and celebrate Pastors Justin and Vania Alabata and Jeremy and Leonie Morada's baby girls who will arrive soon!

Both are registered on Amazon.

Sunday, September 19, 5:00 p.m., Forest Lake Church

Ways to Support Frontline Workers

1.  Positivity Cards

Make positivity cards for AdventHealth employees!  Click here for instructions.  Drop  your cards at the office to be mailed.

2. 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.

Florida Conference Women's Retreat

Join us September 24-26, 2021

Our theme is "Restore."  Sign up 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

The first episode will be released Wednesday, September 29.

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

Fit Together – Health & Fitness Retreat 2021

October 15-17, 2021 at Camp Kulaqua

For more information, 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

Friendship Café

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

House of Prayer

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.

FLA is looking for a part-time (20-25 hrs./week) Staff Accountant to join the team.

For more information, please contact Claudette Hayles at,

or by telephone at 407.772.3704.

FLEC is looking to hire the following positions:

1) MorningCare – 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. (Daily)

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

3) Teacher Assistant – Part-time

4) 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: Leonel & Onelia Vergara from Forest City Spanish SDA – Orlando, FL

Incoming,2nd Reading: Maria Chavarria from Forest City Spanish SDA – Orlando, FL;

Antolin Cruz from Independence Ebenezer Spanish SDA – MO;

Ashleigh Sciulli; Matthew & Jennifer Smith from Marietta SDA – GA

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.

George Peters (Carolyn Jensen's brother-in-law)

Mourning the loss of David Santiago (Damaris Colon's brother)

Mourning the loss of Antonia Aguayo (Pastor Juan Martinez's grandmother)

Mourning the loss of James Baysinger (Irene Mueller's nephew)

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: (Virtual Only)

Grace and Truth: (Virtual Only)

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