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We’re a spirited and supportive group of women who join together for weekly studies along with food and drinks. We accommodate all women at CommPres.

Current Study: Book study “Sisterhood” by Bobbie Houston.

Meetings will be held at Michele Hand’s home. 715 East Lawn in Celebration. Wednesdays at 7 PM.

Contact Carolyn Garcia at carolyn.garcia@commpres.com or call the church office for details and location.

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 PM
Adults Age 60+
Building on God’s grace in our lives through Bible study and deep concern for each other. Meets in the Hunter’s Creek Area (call for directions).
Contact: Saretta Allen (407) 240-4864, George & Becky Grippen (419) 882-3526

This exciting new ministry will launch Tuesday, December 3 at 7:00 PM in the Spirit Room of the Life Center. Rev Dr William Lewis will be speaking on December 10 with translation.

Contact leaders Di and Daniella Bellavoti for more information.  braziliancommpres@gmail.com

Watch the invitation video.

Share your talents, get creative, and visit together with this lovely group. We enjoy demonstrating and learning new quilting techniques. Bring some work to share or just come to visit together.

Join us on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM in the St. Andrew Room. For more information, contact Connie Small at candpsmall@yahoo.com.

This group meets on the first Friday of every month. Email families@commpres.com to get on the update list.

Parents: 6-6:30 PM Facilitated discussion with other parents on life issues. 6:30-8:00 Free time for parents (date night!).

Children ages 2-12: 6-8:00 PM. Games, activities, Bible lessons, crafts and snacks!

Alternate Thursdays, 7:00 pm
Adults (55+)
Lively discussions about applying God’s Word in our lives. We use  questions to spark conversation as well as videos, books, etc. Meets in various members’ homes, Solivita Community, Poinciana.
For location and details, contact: Jo and Vic Gammichia (407) 718-7555

Wednesdays, 7:00 pm
Anyone is welcome.
Are you dealing with the challenges of facing a loss (a loved one, a job, a relationship or life transition)?
Come learn practical tools to heal. Join this safe, caring group. Meets in The Conference Room.

For more information, contact George Crippen at george.crippen@commpres.com.

Scheduled tee-offs every other Friday at the Celebration Golf Club.

Greens cost is $20.

RSVP to Wayne Sakaske at sakaskew@gmail.com

This group is currently on break.

WHO LEADS IT? Jim & Kathie Wamsley (407) 566-0047
WHEN IS IT? Wednesdays, 6:30 pm
WHO CAN ATTEND? Anyone age 18 and over
WHAT IS IT ABOUT? Seeking “MORE” of Him
WHERE IS IT? 1074 Nash Drive, Celebration

Tuesdays at 6:00 PM in the Upper Room of the Life Center.

Open to ages 18-28. Contact Sara Vanderbush for more info.

Create, connect and explore the characteristics of Jesus. We aim to grow in the radical love that He put on display. 

Goal: Teach and Equip by showing the redeeming nature of God.
Mission: Represent the authentic love of God.

“And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love, lives in God, and God in them.” 1 John 4:16

Join us as we knit and crochet to comfort those in need. Meetings are on the first Friday of the month at 1:00 PM in the Conference Room.
This ministry functions on a donation basis and welcomes the gift of yarn.

For more information, contact Alice Jonus at apjonus@icloud.com.

Do you like to sew, quilt, crochet, color and fellowship with others? From embroidery to crafts, this is the group for you!

Bring your handwork and join us weekly on Fridays at 1:00 PM in the Conference Room. For more information, contact Connie Small at candpsmall@yahoo.com.

This life group focuses on highlights from Sunday’s sermon, asking questions like: How did it affect you? How can we apply it to our lives?
Contact nelsonn@umich.edu for more info.

Develop friendships “With Other Women.” All ladies who are alone in life (widowed, single, divorced, etc.) are invited to join this social group for fellowship and fun!

For more information, contact Connie Small at candpsmall@yahoo.com. WOW!

This is a vibrant and active group that meets during the summer months. Sharing life, studying the Bible, engaging in social activities and socially conscious issues, and displaying the grace and power of God are what it’s about.
This group meets seasonally. Contact Taylor Lewis for more info: taylor.lewis@commpres.com

For more info and location, email: Families@commpres.com

Sundays at 9:30 AM in St. Andrew Room.

Beginning Sunday, Nov 24, this group will do a four session Bible study entitled “Because of Bethlehem: Love Is Born, Hope Is Here” by Max Lucado. Max’s words point towards the One worth celebrating.

Contact Carol Carbrey at carol@carbrey.com

Bible study for men. Led by Bill Vanderbush and others.
Tuesdays at 6:15 AM in St. Andrew Room.
Contact: Jeff Smallwood – jsmallwood@conteches.com

Bible study for men.
Saturdays at 8:00 AM in the Conference Room
Contact: Dan Darrow – darrowlone@gmail.com

Parents with children at home.
1st/3rd Sundays each month at 11:00 AM in St. Andrew.

Proposed schedule for Fall:

August 25
September 8, 22
October 6 and 20
November 3 and 17
December 1 and 15

Contact: Cherie Clark – cheriejoy@hotmail.com

Meets every Thursday morning at 10 AM in the St. Andrew room.

Beginning January 9, 2020 we start a 7 part study “Walking with God in the Desert” by Ray Vander Laan. Jayne Ver Lee Facilitating.

For more info and materials, Contact Patti Dahl

     A new class this fall.  “The American View of Law, Liberty, and Government” presents the U.S. Constitution from a strong biblical perspective.  The class will meet in the St. Andrew room 7:00-8:30 on Mondays, September 9th to December 2.   The class will include refreshments, fellowship and lively discussion.  For more information pickup a flyer in the foyer.

Ladies! Join us Wednesday  at 6:30 PM in the St. Andrew Room.

Beginning Wednesday, Nov 20, this group will do a four session Bible study entitled “Because of Bethlehem: Love Is Born, Hope Is Here” by Max Lucado. Max’s words point towards the One worth celebrating.

We are currently studying “Joseph: The Journey to Forgiveness” by Melissa Spoestra.

For more information, contact Carol Carbrey at carol@carbrey.com.

Stay Tuned for info on the next course dates.

You can face the challenge of managing money and learning how to eliminate debt. Attend FPU! This nine-week course provides life-freeing tools and wisdom concerning your finances.

What is FPU?
We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University is that plan! It teaches God’s ways of handling money. Through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more!

Come ring with us! Prior musical experience is not required.

For more information about weekly practice, contact William Murphy at william.j.murphy@disney.com.

Join us on the second Saturday of each month at 8:00 AM in Expansion for a delicious breakfast and an inspiring guest speaker.

Food services begins at 8:00 AM in the Expansion. Bring a friend along with your appetite for food and fellowship!

Do you like to sing? Do you have a desire to lead in worship? Follow God’s calling to serve Him and emulate the fruits of the Spirit.

Weekly practice is on Tuesdays, starting September 10, at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary.

Questions? Contact Gregory Schroeder, Choir Director, at schroeder1954@yahoo.com. Come sing with us!

     A new class this fall.  “The American View of Law, Liberty, and Government” presents the U.S. Constitution from a strong biblical perspective.  The class will meet in the St. Andrew room 7:00-8:30 PM on Mondays September 9th to December 2.   The class will include refreshments, fellowship and lively discussion.  For more information pickup a flyer in the Narthex.

Instructors: Jake MacAuley, President of the Institute on the Constitution. Ron VanBehren, professor of political science at Valencia College.

The course is open tot he public at no cost. There is a $39 charge for the optional Student Manual. Those who attend at least ten class sessions will receive a framed certificate of completion along with other patriotic materials. 

You can register at the first class or with Anne Lucas. anne@ahlinc.net

Are you dealing with challenges associated to a loss such as; a loved one, a job, a relationship, or life transition? Within this safe, caring group you will learn practical tools to heal.
Meets Wednesdays at 7:00 PM in the Conference Room
Contact: George Crippen at georgecrippen@commpres.com

We desire to hear from the Lord, to draw into intimacy with God, and then stand in the gap on the matter.

              Meets every other Monday at 8:30-9:30 AM in the Grace Room of the Life Center.

              Contact Nancy Nuccitelli at Nancy.Nuccitelli@gmail.com

We seek to love and care for our congregants with meals when they are experiencing transitional times in their lives; be it health issues, hospitalization, new births, new home, or death of a loved one.
Those participating in this program of compassion will be contacted via email from the Mercy Meals Coordinator when a need arises. You will be provided the pertinent information and scheduling for meals.

Contact Becky Bird at beckybird652@yahoo.com

Sunday morning services
If you have a calling or desire to pray for others, then this is your opportunity. We are a trained team available for those requesting prayer immediately following Sunday morning services.

Contact Kathy Jeffries at kmt_42003@hotmail.com

Prayer shawls are lovingly and prayerfully knit by church members and donated to individuals transitioning through difficult or painful times in their lives. The shawls bring comfort and a reminder that the loving arms of Christ are wrapped around each and everyone of us.
Meets Fridays at 1:00 PM in the Conference Room.
Contact Alice Jonas at apjonas@icloud.com

Thursday evenings and Encounter service

No carpenter would show up on the job with only one tool. Similarly, golfers use various clubs depending on the situation at hand. So why would praying for someone be any different? We need the right ‘tool’ for the job! If you have a heart to see people set free physically, emotionally and spiritually along with a desire to gain additional tools for your prayer arsenal. Become part of this fun and exciting ministry as we partner with Jesus to set captives free.

Contact Jeff Sanders at jeffsanders1160@gmail.com

Church members are invited to join us as we walk the perimeter of the church property in directed, specific prayers. Pray nearer to pray clearer.

The prayer walk dates are posted in bulletins and church media.
Contact Lucy Hensinger at knitsandknotscreations@yahoo.com

Tuesdays from 6-8:00 PM in the Truth room. Second floor of the Life Center. 

Led by Wendy Schaal. Contact her at wendyhutson@gmail.com for more info.

The mission of Recovery International is to use the cognitive-behavioral, peer-to-peer, self-help training system developed by Abraham Low, MD, to help individuals gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives.

Anyone who desires to listen for the direction of God in his or her life, or to grow in intimacy with God and live out the impact of this intimacy, can benefit from a trained spiritual companion. No matter where you are in your spiritual journey – seeker, new believer, or mature Christian – if you are searching for a fuller experience of God’s love or want to discern greater spiritual purpose and meaning in life, this ministry might be helpful to you.
For information or to schedule an appointment, contact:
Aggie Payton
Certified Spiritual Director
Soul Care Ministry Team Leader
apaytonplace@gmail.com

Contact Aggie Payton at apaytonplace@gmail.com

What is a Stephen Minister?
Description of Stephen Ministry
Pastors will always be on the front lines of care as first-responders, but there are normally many more on-going care needs than pastors can effectively meet by themselves. Stephen Ministry provides a biblical solution; this international program equips lay persons to provide distinctively Christian, confidential, one-on-one care to others experiencing life crises or difficulties

Stephen Ministers serving in this church-commissioned role are members of CommPres, are carefully selected, and received 50+ hours of training. They attend to their care-receivers through effective listening skills, prayer, and encouragement — all within a safe, confidential environment. The names of care-receivers are never mentioned. Ministers generally meet with care-receivers about an hour a week, for as long as there is a need. They also meet twice monthly for supervision, support and continuing education. Stephen Ministers make a two-year commitment to the program.
Potential Care-Receivers Are People Who Are . . .
• lonely
• struggling with parenting
• grieving the loss of a loved one
• separated or in the process of divorce
• terminally ill, and their families
• experiencing job loss or financial setbacks
• experiencing crisis situations
• facing legal difficulties
• struggling with their faith
• separated from family
• recovering substance abusers
• experiencing hurt from abuse
• adjusting to a life-changing situation: retirement, stay-at-home mom, new parent, empty nester, college graduate, etc.

What Do Stephen Ministers Do?
• Pray
• Listen
• Explore feelings
• Share Christ’s love
• Maintain confidentiality
• Attend to the care-giving process and leave the results to God
• Walk with people who are journeying to wholeness
• Serve in this ministry of presence and companionship

Stephen Ministers do not “fix” their care-receivers. Rather, they are committed Christ-Followers who provide confidential, one-to-one, Christian care to people who are experiencing a difficult time. Stephen Ministers are the Care-Givers and Christ is the Cure-Giver.

Contact soulcare@commpres.com or call the church office at 407-566-1633
You can also contact Aggie Payton: apaytonplace@gmail.com

Within the pew pockets are cards designed for writing your prayer requests. Please place the prayer request card in the offering plate as it is passed or contact the church office midweek at 407-566-1633.

Pastor William will pray over each and every request as will a confidential prayer team. The prayer team will review each prayer request to best assist each person in meeting their needs both with prayer and with outreach such as; cards, calls, visits, meals (see Mercy meals ) , transportation, or special needs.

Contact Anne Lucas at Anne@AHLinc.com or by phone at 407-361-8426
You may also contact the church office at 407-566-1633