All Saints' Sunday

All Saints' Sunday

What a beatiful time we had last Sunday! All the services were amazing and with soloists, brass and timpani and the installation of Larry Helton as our newest Verger - we thought you might want to relive those moments.

Soul in the City Recap

Soul in the City Recap

What a great event! We had around 100 people show up over the course of the morning and we touched a lot of lives. Deacon Bob will be getting us an article very soon here to go into more detail of the day, but in…

Walking & Running Club

Walking & Running Club

Meet at Lake Hollingsworth by 8:00 a.m. followed by Breakfast at Fred's (9:00 a.m.)

Walking & Running Club

Walking & Running Club

Meet at Lake Hollingsworth by 8:00 a.m. followed by Breakfast at Fred's (9:00 a.m.)

All Saints' Sunday

All Saints' Sunday

What a beatiful time we had last Sunday! All the services were amazing and with soloists, brass and timpani and the installation of Larry Helton as our newest Verger - we thought you might want to relive those moments.

Soul in the City Recap

Soul in the City Recap

What a great event! We had around 100 people show up over the course of the morning and we touched a lot of lives. Deacon Bob will be getting us an article very soon here to go into more detail of the day, but in…

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Listed here are brief descriptions of many, but certainly not all, of our ministries. We invite you to volunteer for one or more by filling out and submitting the volunteer information form to the right.

 

Administration Opportunities

Church History: Help research and maintain material for updating the parish history.

Heritage Center: help with the administration and organization of historical records.

Mail: Assist with collating, folding, labeling and stuffing mailings as well as worship bulletins.

Memorials: Acknowledge memorial gifts and maintain the memorial book.

Offering: Count and record funds each week.

Secretarial Work: Help with various office chores such as addressing envelopes, typing, using the computer or copier, sorting and filing, running errands.

 

Education Opportunities

Baptism/Confirmation Classes: Help teach the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation, so candidates will be prepared.

Small Group Bible Study: Provide fellowship, sharing, and caring for others while meeting in homes for bible study.

Children's Sunday School: Lay the foundation in excellent, exciting Christian Education that will guide and sustain children as they mature.

Teacher of Adults: Prepare and teach bible lessons, generate excitement, and encourage participants to share ideas and thoughts.

 

Fellowship Opportunities

Parish Outings: Help plan church fellowship outings, which take different forms each year depending on the season and the talents of the volunteers.

Saints in Action: Plan activities and lunch for monthly meetings. Arrange for trips and other outings for adults over age fifty-five.

Softball Teams: Play softball with other adults and older teens. Games are scheduled in the winter and late spring.


Membership Opportunities

Membership: Keep parish rolls current by helping record changes of membership status.

New Members: Extend the hand of friendship and fellowship to new members and help plan the annual new member social.

 

Men's Ministry Opportunity

Men's Small Group Bible Study: Help plan and lead a monthly small group bible Study.

 

Mission Opportunities

God Squad: Perform small repair and maintenance on homes of parishioners or the needy.Humanitarians: Search out and visit and recommend potential ministries for the Domestic Outreach Council to support.

Nest Builders: Seek out projects for parishioners to implement by personal service.

Scholarship & Evangelism Team: Receive and read applications for aid from members or worthy people in difficult situations who are in school.

Thrift Store: Join men and women who operate our Thrift Store on Florida Avenue.

Foreign Mission: Help us build All Saints', Moroceli, Honduras

 

Music Opportunities

Adult Choir: Provide service music and leadership every Sunday, except during July and August. Benefit from professional vocal instruction.

Hand Bell Choir: Make music, work together as a team, and read music using color coding, if necessary. Develop and enhance musical abilities.

Instrumentalists & Vocalists: Musicians enhance worship at special services and events throughout the year. Perhaps you can play an instrument.


Pastoral Care Opportunities

Hospital Visitation Volunteer: Make needed visits to members or friends in local hospitals.

Eucharistic Visitor: On Sunday, carry the Holy Communion to members who cannot attend worship.

Order of St. Luke: Join this healing ministry and support others in their various needs for healing and comfort.

 

Sacraments Opportunities

Baptism Assistant: Help prepare people for baptism.

Funeral Assistant: Help prepare people for funerals.

Wedding Assistant: Help prepare couples for weddings.

 

Spiritual Growth Opportunity

Prayer Fellowship: Help with this small prayer group that meets weekly in the homes of its participants.

 

Women's Ministry Opportunities

Bookstore & Gift Shop: Clerk on weekdays and/or Sundays.

Fall Festival: Prepare foods and crafts for this youth fellowship ministry and fund raiser, held every two years.

Funeral Hospitality Caregivers: Plan, prepare, and serve food at funeral receptions held in the church.

Kitchen Saints: Prepare homemade goodies.

St. Elizabeth Chapter DOK: Older ladies who dedicate themselves to prayer, service, and devotion.


Worship Opportunities

All Saints' Acolyte Parents (ASAP): Help provide a ministry for youth to learn in worship services.

Altar Guild Members: Help prepare the altars for worship services.

Festival Decorators: Help plan and install the decorations for Easter, Lessons and Carols, and Christmas.

Lay Eucharistic Ministers: Assist clergy in Holy Eucharist or other worship services.

Lectors: Read bible lessons and prayers at worship services.

Needlepoint Guild: Create needlepoint art for the worship areas of our church.

Ushers: Set the tone and personality of the congregation when greeting and seating those arriving for worship.

Vergers: Serve as marshal of processions and oversee worship order.

 

Youth & Young Adult Ministry Opportunities

Academy of Etiquette & Manners: Train youth in etiquette and manners, with respect to communicating, eating, sports events, and emergency situations.

Acolytes: Youth who serve in the worship services. They light candles, carry crosses, torches, flags, and incense during processionals.

Advent Pageant & Party: Help plan and carry out the annual Pageant on the Sunday before Christmas. Help provide a party afterwards, with a visit from St. Nicholas.

Children's Ministry: Help lead youth through grade 5.

Junior EYC: Help lead youth in grades 6-8.

Senior EYC: Help lead youth in grades 9-12.

First Holy Communion Classes: Help educate children in grades K-2 to have a better understanding of Holy Eucharist, in preparation for receiving their first Holy Communion.

Infant & Toddler Nursery: Provide supervision, for infants and toddlers so that parents may worship knowing their children are enjoying a safe, secure, caring environment.

Kid's Club: Children in fifth grade and younger are invited to meet for fellowship, singing, and social outings.

Vacation Bible School (VBS): Lend a hand with youth at the summer Vacation Bible School.

 

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You're Invited to Come and Worship God with Us

202 South Massachusetts Avenue
Lakeland, Florida

Phone: (863) 688-4502

Our Regular Services Schedule:

  • Saturday Service: 4 p.m. (Organ)
  • Sunday Services: 7:30 a.m., 8:50 a.m., and 10:50 a.m. (Music at 8:50 a.m. and 10:50 a.m.)
  • Sunday School: 10 a.m. (Infant – Adult Classes)
  • Worship Wednesdays: 12:10 p.m. and 6 p.m.

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Our Mission Statement

We are a people called to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We worship, honor and glorify God in spirit and truth, inspiring a love for and devotion to Christ and a passion for righteousness. We gain knowledge of God through sound Christian Education. Our church family strives to be loving and caring, welcoming everyone in the name of our Lord.

Our Vision Statement

To lead all people into a deeper relationship with God and each other in Christ, and to develop the gifts and talents of our parishioners through teaching and preaching the Word of God, to transform our families and communities, and influence the culture.

Scripture Readings for Sunday, January 21

First Lesson 1 Chronicals 29:10-14
Psalm Psalm 23
Second Lesson 1 Timothy 6:3-19
The Holy Gospel Matthew 6:19-24
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Upcoming Events

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Lakeland
Date: 20 January 2018
Saturday Eucharist

21
Jan
Lakeland
Date: 21 January 2018
Sunday Rite I Eucharist

21
Jan
Lakeland
Date: 21 January 2018
Sunday Rite II Family Eucharist 8:50 a.m.

21
Jan
Date: 21 January 2018
Following the late service (Moses Hall)

24
Jan
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Date: 24 January 2018
Wednesday Morning Bible Study with Fr. Reid

24
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Lakeland
Date: 24 January 2018
OSL Healing Service

24
Jan
Date: 24 January 2018
Kid's Club and God Squad are on regular schedule this week. We meet at 6:00 p.m. on the children's floor for

24
Jan
Date: 24 January 2018
John Classroom

25
Jan
Date: 25 January 2018
Kathy Hulin Ravi Zacharia's book The Grand Weaver: How God Shapes Us Through the Events of Our Lives. Participants will read a chapter per week to engage in discussion. Scripture studies will be

27
Jan
Lakeland
Date: 27 January 2018
Saturday Eucharist

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