Our Wednesday night dinner and programs will begin for the fall season. We offer dinner at 6 PM. This usually includes an entree plus our popular salad bar! The cost for dinner is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Toddlers eat free. At 6:30 PM, we offer programs for all ages. Nursery care is also available.
Dr. Rickey Cotton will lead a day of centering prayer with meditations on the work of St. John of the Cross, who was first to coin the phrase, "dark night of the soul." You may register with the church office; there is a $10 fee for continental breakfast, lunch and honorarium.
Father Tom will show a video after each service on this Christian organization which partners with local authorities to rescue victims of violence, bring criminals to justice, restore survivors and strengthen justice systems for victims of human trafficking who are raped, enslaved and abused.
Join Camp Wingmann for their inaugural "Run through river greens for Camp Wingmann." There will be awards for overall male, overall female, Masters, Teams, and age groups. Fees through 9/30 are $30 for adults and $18 for kids under age 13. There is also a "sleep in at home special" of $30. (You will receive a t-shirt for this after the race.) You may register online at: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/AvonPark/5kRunthroughRiverGreensforCampWingmann.
Join us for our fourth annual FallFest! After the Wednesday night dinner at 6 PM, children of all ages are welcome to join us on the playground for games, treats, face painting, and more. Children are welcome to wear costumes. Parents, grandparents and friends are welcome to join in the fun.
Puravida is a Christian experience presented by teenagers for teenagers at Camp Wingmann with the help of clergy and adult lay leadership, helping teenagers respond more readily to the call to spread the Kingdom of God throughout the world. The theme this year is "Know Your Selfie." Speak to Youth Leaders Christopher Maslanka or Julie Stewart about registration and scholarship assistance.
This event is the favorite evening of the year for many of our parishioners. We begin with wassail in the memorial garden, followed by a delicious dinner. We then proceed into the church to enjoy a handbell concert and then our traditional Christmas pageant. The pageant, a 76-year tradition, includes our parish children.
Join us for "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" June 5th - 9th in the mornings. Children from Kindergarten - rising 5th graders are welcome to join us for Bible study, crafts, outdoor play, and snacks. We are always looking for volunteers to help. Please call the church office at 863-676-8578 to register your children or offer to volunteer. We can't wait for this fun week!
Our Graduation Sunday will be on Sunday, May 14th at 9:30 AM. We will honor our high school and college graduates as well as our volunteers. After the service, we will enjoy a complimentary picnic across the street under the tent (near the Campbell building.) Please feel free to dress casually.
Several members of our parish will serve on a Kairos Prison Ministry weekend, April 21 and 22, at the Avon Park Correctional Institution. You may support this ministry by donating cookies, which may be placed in the red crate in the narthex, and by praying for the team and prisoners during the weekend.
The Daughters of the King will host a Quiet Day of Prayer, Meditation and Reflection from 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM (registration begins at 8:30 AM.) The theme is "Be still and know that I am God." The cost of $8 includes a continental breakfast and lunch. For reservations, please call the church office at 863-676-8578.