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DATE: SUNDAY 8/05/07 THEME: Re-Member Your Baptism! SCRIPTURE: Romans 6:1-6 MINISTRY LINKS Children | Youth | Young Adults | Small Groups | Mission Outreach | Worship Arts | Prayer Espiritu De Gozo | Creative Arts Studio

Pre-Baptism Lunch Today – If you have never been baptized, and want to be baptized in the ocean next Sunday please attend the Pre-Baptism lunch at 12:30 p.m. today. Journey Group Meets Today – The Life Liners meet for Prayer, Bible Reading, and Fellowship today in the classroom following the 10:45 a.m. service. All are welcome. See Leon Wheeler. Get Acquainted Gathering Today! – If you are new to SoJ, a Get Acquainted Gathering will be held at 6:30 p.m. today at Pastor Jeff and Patti’s home in Eastwood. Enjoy some dessert and conversation with the Linmans and others new to SoJ. Maps are available at the Welcome Center. Men’s Lunch Wednesday – All men are invited to enjoy lunch and conversation from 11:45am12:45pm Wednesday at the Orlando Ale House at the Waterford Lakes Town Center. Wednesday Night Live! – SoJ’s mid-week faith and friendship building activity night! 6:15-7 p.m. Dinner: Pork Sandwiches,Salad. Donation: $3. Sign up at Welcome Center! 7:00 p.m. Joy Singers: SoJ’s Adult Choir Youth Small Groups: Middle and high school youth When God’s People Pray Adult Study: With Pastor Jeff. Youth Hang Time Saturday – All youth-incoming 6th grade through 12th grade, come hang out Saturday night from 7-10 p.m. at >>The Inlet))). Invite your friends and enjoy games and activities, watch movies and eat ($2-$3 donation collected to cover cost of food). Bring your instruments and have a jam session or just chat with friends. Oceanfront Re-Member Your Baptism Celebration Sunday – We are offering a unique opportunity to affirm and re-member your Baptism next Sunday at 4 pm in the ocean at Cocoa Beach. You may “re-member” in any way you’d like: splashing, diving, or dunking! You are asked to park in the outlying parking areas of the Doubletree Hotel. (2080 North Atlantic Avenue / A-1A / South of Ron Jon’s.) We will gather for the celebration on the beach, just south of the Doubletree. Afterwards we will adjourn to the community room of the Beumer’s condo to enjoy a potluck cookout! Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and beverages will be provided for a $2 per person donation. Sign-up at the Welcome Center today to indicate how many burgers / dogs you want and what sort of side dish you will bring to share. We will carpool from SoJ at 2 pm. Photographers and Videographers Wanted At The Beach! Josh Linman is looking to document next Sunday’s Re-Member Your Baptism Celebration. If you would be willing to take digital photos or videos of the event let Pastor Jeff or Keith Walls know today! 1

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Everybody’s Welcome. No Roadblocks. No Jargon. No Experience Necessary! We will soon begin offering an adult study option during the 2nd service for people who have attended the early service. It doesn’t matter if this is your first or 101st Bible Study, No Experience Necessary is designed to be accessible for people new to Bible study, and full of fresh insights for others. Starts August 19th, from 10:45am-11:45am, in the Youth Room. Sign-up soon at the Welcome Center. Questions? See Jill Heroux or Scott Krogmann. (If you attend the 2nd service and would like to be part of a 9 a.m. study, talk to Scott or Jill as well!) Women’s Bible Study – Calling all women! Mark August 14 on your calendars! The women of SoJ are starting a new Bible study on the book of James. We meet the second Tuesday of the month at 7:15 p.m. for fellowship and faith building. Questions? Call Mitz Oates at 407-277-7916. L.E.A.D. Leadership Development Group Interest Sign-Up – Pastor Jeff is beginning the process of selecting this year’s 12 L.E.A.D. participants…a 24 week faith building and leadership development journey. If you’d like to be considered, sign-up at the Welcome Center soon. 2008 Burundi Mission Trip Interest Sign-Up Begins – If you’re interested in taking part in a 2nd Mission Trip to Burundi, Africa, next summer, sign-up at the Welcome Center soon! A planning / information meeting will be scheduled soon. SoJ’s Hispanic Ministry – Look for news in the coming weeks about new opportunities for worship, Bible study, and fellowship. Contact Pastor William for details! Women’s Ministry Survey – SoJ’s Women’s Ministry is asking all women to please fill out an interest survey and leave it in Women’s Ministry Box at the Welcome Center. Mid-Year Giving Summaries Today – Mid-Year Giving Summaries are available at the Welcome Center today. Save SoJ some postage and pick up yours today! Thanks!

Paid Nursery Attendant Wanted – To provide continuity in care and ease our nursery’s volunteer load, SoJ is hiring a part-time nursery attendant to work Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Applicants should be faithful Christians, love children, and have a background in early childhood education. If you, or someone you know is interested, please speak to Pastor Jeff today. 2

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SoJ Quilters Meet Monday – QUILTERS meet the first Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. Please join us and plan to go to lunch together. We also need volunteers to cut squares and sew backs at home. Questions? Call Quaidie Hock, 407-657-8420, or Marsha Call, 321-235-0898. Bicycle Ministry – This unique SoJ ministry provides bicycles to people in need. Volunteers are needed. Meet in the back storage room at 10 a.m. the 2nd Saturday each month, and 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Sign up at the Welcome Center. Questions? Call Will Stevenback, 407-401-1963. School Supplies Needed By Next Sunday – Today is the last Sunday to pick a card for school supplies for neighborhood schools and next Sunday is the last day to return the items. Remember to include receipts so we can get matching funds from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. August Outreach Team Project – SoJ's Outreach Team is collecting 120 cans of Chili for Harvest of Hope. To share a gift, place your donations in the wagon located next to the cafe by Sunday August 19. Monetary Donations are welcomed too. Use a SoJ offering envelope, label it or your check HOH and place it in the offering basket. Thank You for your generous support! Interfaith Hospitality Network Volunteer Orientation – Prior to our next hosting, all volunteers, including cooks, servers and hosts, are required to attend an orientation session scheduled for September 12, 7-9 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Winter Park. If you are planning to volunteer and have not attended an orientation session, contact Dick Lovisone, 407384-8178, or lovi@cfl.rr.com. We will host again September 30-October 7. Additional Volunteers Urgently Needed – If you are able, please consider helping out in the following ways at SoJ: • Cleaning Team Volunteers: Meet Thursday morning from 9 to 11 a.m. See Bob Belk today! • 2nd Service Bookstore Volunteers: Before and after the 10:45 a.m. worship. See Diane Belk. • Tech Booth Volunteers: Serve one Sunday a month on sound or computer. Training provided. See a tech booth volunteer today! Youth Recycling Project – SoJ’s youth are now able to recycle inkjet, laser cartridges, AND cell phones. Please bring your empty cartridges and unused cell phones to the Welcome Center and drop them into the appropriate boxes. Thanks for partnering with us in this fundraiser!

Joy Singers – Our adult choir, open to anyone from high school age and up, will resume rehearsals this Wednesday at 7pm. All are welcome! Joyful Noise – Our Sunday morning worship team rehearses on Thursdays from 7-9 p.m. We are currently looking for an additional bass player and vocalists. Interested? Contact Phil Greve.

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Drama Team – SoJ's Drama Team consists of writers and actors who are interested in utilizing their talents in short skits to enhance the worship experience. If you would like to be involved in the Drama Team, please contact Sandy and Doug Gaston at 407-382-4027. Private Music Lessons – The Creative Arts Studio has 11 instructors teaching almost every instrument and voice. For more information or to register, pick up a flyer in the Welcome Center. For more information on Music and Creative Arts News see Phil Greve.

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