Connect

If you would like help finding a group or starting your own, please contact Jo and Vic Gammichia at elder.lifegroups@commpres.com.
And please fill out our Connection Card so we can get to know you better, too! 
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Adult Leaders Form

    CommPres Youth
    Adult Leader Info Form

    SET-UP & GAMES:
    PLEASE CHECK THE TOP 4 MONDAY ROLES YOU MOST PREFER TO SERVE IN


    Floating MonitorCheck In/Snack Bar OversightGame MasterPre-service Prayer LeadingKitchen/HospitalityTech LeadSet Up/Tear DownGreeter/Group Hangout Leader

    AFTER-MESSAGE SMALL GROUPS:

    CHECK ANY OR ALL THE BOXES THAT BEST DESCRIBE YOUR ABILITIES:

    Managing the conversation flow and peace of a small groupKeeping students on topicApplying biblical truths to everyday lifeSpontaneous in conversationsMaintaining an atmosphere of respect

    ARE YOU INTERESTED IN LEADING A YOUTH DISCIPLESHIP GROUP OUTSIDE OF MONDAY NIGHT YOUTH GROUP? (MUST MEET AT LEAST 2X MONTHLY. YOU WOULD CHOOSE CURRICULUM/ BOOK)


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    ANY THOUGHTS ON WHAT COULD IMPROVE OUR YOUTH MINISTRY?


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    Celebration Academy of Spiritual Empowerment

    The mission and vision of the school is simple: TO EXPERIENCE AND SHARE THE LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST.

    Jesus spent three years (approximately 8000 hours) with His disciples. At the end of that time they still had issues. The idea that we can effectively disciple a congregation in one hour a week just isn’t giving our best.

    Dr William Lewis, Pastor Bill Vanderbush and others will bring academic excellence and spiritual insight into a living and vibrant experience of equipping you to walk in God’s presence and power.

    There are many free opportunities in our community to engage in learning through classes and life groups. But if you’re hungry for more, this school is for you!

    Sign up to receive updates on times and costs.

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    Classes Include

    • The Priority of God’s Presence
    • Honor, Integrity, and Intimacy
    • Kingdom Foundations
    • Prophecy, Prayer, and Hearing the Voice of God
    • Prayer and Declaration • Spiritual Authority
    • Creating a Culture of Faith
    • Living a Life of Spiritual Power
    • Faith and Healing
    • Co-Laboring With God
    • Christianity as a Lifestyle
    • Understanding Spiritual Warfare
    • Identity and Authority
    • Dreams and Visions
    • Learning the Language of Heaven
    • Releasing the Power of Jesus
    • Prophetic Evangelism
    • and many more…

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    Christmas Eve 2018

    Come celebrate Christ with us.

    We are hosting Christmas Eve services at the following times:

    3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 PM

    Communion will be served at the 3 and 9 PM services.

    Childcare: 3, 5 & 7 PM

    Christmas Events

    Family Dinner

    Preschool Christmas Program

    Christmas Choir Concert

    Living Nativity

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    Christmas Musical

    How Should a King Come?

    We hope you were able to attend and enjoy the musical on Thursday, December 13th. 

    Have a blessed Christmas season.

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    Co-Op

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    We love our weekday 2-year olds!

    Students must be preregistered.

    Tuesday/Thursday/Friday – 8:45 AM to 11:15 AM

    Co-op is a licensed, faith-based program for 2-year old participants that reinforces sharing, socialization, and basic age-appropriate skills in a classroom setting. Chapel time and outdoor play included.

    September 1st age cut-off applies. For more details and to place your child’s name on the wait list, please contact JoAnn Tennant at joann.tennant@commpres.com

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    Our Elders

    Don BerubeChildren
    Bruce CarlsonNew Facilities
    George CrippenCommunications
    Cherry BalladinElder of Finance
    Gail GebhardtClerk of Session
    Chris PalcowskiCampus Mgmnt.
    Tracy MattesPersonnel
    Judy GreggAdult Ministries
    Kim HawkWorship
    Carol CarbreyChristian Missions
    Allison LymanSoul Care
    Rene BaronAssimilation
    Jennifer CookCelebration Academy of Spiritual Empowerment
    Joann GammichiaLife Groups
    Todd PasquarelloYouth
    2019 Annual Report
    August 2020 Session Minutes
    2020 Congregational Meeting
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    Encounter

    We owe the world an encounter

    Invite your friends! CommPres is hosting this night of worship and inspiring messages. It’s an intimate church experience where we are welcoming a variety of worship expressions.
    Come and be transformed in God’s presence.
    Sundays at 6:00 PM in the Upper Room of the Life Center.
    Prayer at 5:30 PM.

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    Flourish

    Flourish

    Hey middle school and high school girls! Come journey through the Bible with us!

    We will meet on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM in the Upper Room.

    Questions? Contact Kristin Tucker at kristin.tucker@commpres.com.

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    FPU

    The class packet is $120.00. Childcare will be provided.

    Contact sue.northridge.fpu@gmail.com for more info or if you require childcare.

    See Full Schedule

    Sundays, January 26 – March 22, 2020

    12:30-2:00 PM

    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!

    Register/More Info
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    Friday Senior Fellowship

    Seniors and Snowbirds!

    February 1 – JoAnn Tennent, Director of Children’s Ministry and Jennine Haffelt, Pre School/VPK Director, will introduce us to the children’s programming at CommPres. They will provide a tour of the Preschool in the new building.

    February 8 – Ken Behr, Pastor with Celebrate Seniors who performs pastoral services to Windsor of Celebration. Ken also participates in a nondenominational fellowship that coordinates senior ministries to the various Celebration Town Churches.

    February 15 – Annual Valentine’s Luncheon at Little Italy, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM, with Chuck Rigby providing music and a message befitting the occasion. Sign-up at our next FFS meetings or contact Jayne VerLee at verjee@hotmail.com or 616-560-5847. Deadline is February 13th. Please note: The FFS meeting scheduled for that date, will not be held.

    February 22 – To Be Announced

    Sunday, March 3rd – Annual Hymn Sing and Ice Cream Social with Chuck Rigby at 6:00pm in the Community Presbyterian Church Sanctuary. Please note: The weekly FFS Friday meeting, on March 1, will not be held. Instead, we hope each of you attends this special program.

    10:00 am to Noon, Age 60+
    Come and make new friends, receive good teaching from guest speakers and indulge in some yummy snacks.
    Meets in The Expansion Room, next to the kitchen.
    Contact Carolyn Garcia at the church office for more info.

     

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    Friends of the Word

    Who We Are: We are adults (55+) that have lively discussions about applying God’s Word in our lives. We use  questions to spark conversation as well as videos, books, etc. 

    When We Meet: Alternate Thursdays, 7:00 pm in various members’ homes, Solivita Community, Poinciana.

    Contact: Jo and Vic Gammichia (407) 718-7555

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    Homework With Friends

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    We love our daily aftercare family!

    Students must be preregistered.

    M/T/Th/F – 4:20 PM to 6:00 PM and Wednesday – 3:20 PM to 6:00 PM

    Homework with Friends is a licensed aftercare. The program is faith-based and structured to provide time for daily devotions & announcements, snack & free play, homework, and specials. Students are transported from Celebration K-8 School to the church each day that public school is in session.

    For more details and to place your child’s name on the wait list, please contact joann.tennant@commpres.com


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    Kids’ Oasis

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    Kids’ Oasis is currently suspended.  We look forward to resuming in August.  Check back here for updates!

     

    Our midweek outreach includes Bible study, specials, crafts, games, and dinner every Wednesday at no cost to participants!

    • K-5th grade ONLY
    • 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM [parent sign-in/sign-out required]

    For more information, contact joann.tennant@commpres.com

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    Loving On Purpose

    Love Doesn’t Happen Accidentally

    “We dream of helping to create a world where leaders create safe relational cultures, where husbands and wives choose each other no matter what, and where no child grows up afraid in their own home.”
    -Danny Silk

    We are honored and excited to host Danny and Sheri Silk for the rare and powerful conference “Loving on Purpose Summit.”

    When: September 20-22, 2018.
    Where: Community Presbyterian Church in Celebration

    You can either register per day, which is $35 per day per person, or you can pay for the whole conference at $75 per person.
    See their website through the link below for daily subjects and more details about this life-changing ministry.

    More Information and Registration

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    Medical Consent for Childcare

    Medical Consent For Childcare
    Community Presbyterian Church
    Celebration, FL

      By typing your name below, you confirm that all information you've submitted is true and that you agree to the terms of this Medical Consent Form.

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      Medical Consent for Kid’s Oasis

      Medical Consent For Kid’s Oasis
      Community Presbyterian Church
      Celebration, FL

        By typing your name below, you confirm that all information you've submitted is true and that you agree to the terms of this Medical Consent Form.

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        Medical Consent for Super Sunday School

        Medical Consent for Super Sunday School
        Community Presbyterian Church
        Celebration, FL

          By typing your name below, you confirm that all information you've submitted is true and that you agree to the terms of this Medical Consent Form.

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          Membership Matters

          Take the next step.

          Become a documented member of our church family. 
          The class includes time with Pastor William Lewis. He’ll share the history of our church and many other important topics. You’ll leave having officially become a member. 

          Saturday, December 8 from 10AM to 12PM in the new Life Center.

          Please RSVP

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            National Day of Prayer

            Come Ready to Pray!
            Thusday, May 2 at 7:30 PM

            Join us for a special night of worship and prayer for our nation. We will have prayer stations focused on: Government, Military, Media Arts, Business, Education, Church and Family.

            More Info
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            Receive Care From A Stephen Minister

            Who We Are: Stephen Ministers are laypeople—Christian men and women—trained to provide one-to-one care to people experiencing a difficult time in life, such as grief or job loss.

            When We Meet: Stephen Ministers can provide care via phone or video chat

            Contact: Please email church@commpres.com if you are in need of a Stephen Minister.

             
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            Savoring the Season

            Thanks to all who contributed!

            We had a great time on the 5th at this beloved family dinner. Check out our Facebook page to vote on which meatballs you liked better!

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            Summer Journey

            Summer Journey 2021

            Our 7-week K-5 day camp will be back in session this summer with protocol to keep everyone safe!

            Monday 6/21 thru Friday 8/6

            ALL SUMMER JOURNEY WEEKS ARE NOW AT CAPACITY.  NO FURTHER REGISTRATIONS FOR THOSE WEEKS ARE BEING ACCEPTED AT THIS TIME. 

            Pay Tuition/Manage Payments

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            Super Sunday School

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            LIVE Super Sunday School resumed in November! 

            Fun and interactive lessons every Sunday with an awesome Teaching Team!
            o PreK 3 & 4
            o K-5th grade

            Kids are invited to share the rich stories of the Bible in fun and interactive ways each and every Sunday! Come “Share the Story” with us!

            Weekly lessons are shared each Sunday on Instagram as well! 

            For more information, contact joann.tennant@commpres.com, Director of Children’s Ministry.

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            Thursday Night

            Thursday, January 17 at 7:30 PM

            Brenden Brown

            Brenden together with his wife Jacqui are the Campus Pastors of the San Francisco Campus at Hillsong Church in the USA.

            Previously, Brenden & Jacqui were leading the Sydney Inner West location at Hillsong Church in the Inner West of Sydney, Australia. They have been involved with young adult’s ministry & were service Pastors of the Hills Campus for many years since Brenden got radically saved in his mid-twenties from a crazy lifestyle of running nightclubs and working in the fashion industry. Before moving countries they were District leaders of The Sydney Central region of the ACC (Australian Christian Churches) denomination and Brenden was the Sports Chaplain of the Wests Tigers NRL Club.

            He is now used by God in pastoring and preaching the Gospel to people of all ages around the globe and is consumed with the mission of leading people to Jesus and inspiring others to do the same. Brenden & Jacqui adore their two sons Jayden & Jentzen, & their puppy Blaze.

            For additional information visit the Hillsong website.

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            VBS 2021

            Here’s a look back at the 2020 K-5 Week

            Here’s a look back at the 2020 Pre-K Week

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            We Are One

            One Body, One Hope

            Thank you to all who came.

            We were excited to host this year’s gathering where local churches celebrate and thank Jesus together. 
            This treasured gathering is ecumenical and gives an opportunity for us to display that though we are different families, we have one Father. 
            Worship will was led by a combo-team from different churches. 
            Dez Cummings shared a message of hope in the midst of grieving for the loss of a dear brother in our Celebration church family.

             

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            winter retreat 2020

            This is an incredible weekend at Warren Willis Camp in Fruitland Park, FL. Fun activities include glow-in-the-dark capture the flag, canoeing, Gaga Ball tournaments and more! Students also have the opportunity to unplug and center  themselves in a Christ-filled atmosphere as the walk into the new year. 

            Price: $140
            $40 deposit due Oct 30, 2019.  (Deposits may not come from Youth account)

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            Youth Leaders Application Form

            Leader Application

            We’re excited you’ve decided to join the CP Student Leadership Team! It is our prayer that you will grow and thrive in every area of your life as you link up with us. Know this: We want Jesus! Before we preach, we pursue. Before we perform, we pray. We don’t just want to do the work of God, we want to know Jesus, intimately.

            While serving with the Youth Team you will be challenged in many ways. This is more than a ministry to us. This is a community. This is a culture.

            5 Characteristics of Student Leaders:
            Prayer
            Every call to ministry is a call to intimacy. Prayer is the foundation of everything we do. It is not a secondary task. It is the main event! We are committed to intimacy with Jesus. We are committed to prayer.
            Bible Study
            In a day and age when false teachers are increasing and a generation does not know the truth of Je- sus, we must know and preach the word of God! We are committed to knowing the word of God. We are committed to bible study.
            Accountability
            Ministry will not become a show and our gifts will not be used as masks. We will link up with one another – confessing our sins, praying for healing, and encouraging one another in the faith. We call one another into obedience and the destinies that God has for us. We are committed to accountabil- ity.
            2 H’s (Humility & Honor)
            We refuse to speak against the Lord’s anointed (other leaders). We minister in the grace of God. What He has given to us may look different than what He has given to another. We build each other up. We do not tolerate gossip in any form. We will embrace an attitude of humility. We are committed to honor.
            Love for the Church
            We are a remnant of the bride of Christ, established in a local church that values The Church as a whole. We call out the greatness in all of God’s people and encourage them in the work that they have been called to do. We do not bash, belittle, or jump ship on our church or its members. We at- tend, support, and serve in our church. We are committed to caring for Christ’s Body.

            Comm Pres Student Leadership Commitments


            1. Uphold the 5 Characteristics of Student Leaders
            2. Participate in Student Leadership Meetings (2x monthly)
            3. Attend, pray during, and serve well at Youth Group (weekly)

              Why do you love Youth Group and want to be a leader on our team?

              In which areas of your Christian life/leadership do you want to grow?

              What are your gifts, strengths, etc. that you have that can strengthen others?

              Please share a personal story of a time where you heard/ felt/ knew that God was communicating something to you. (This could be your personal testimony, a moment you felt that He used you to encourage someone, a time where you recognized a “God dot”, or something of the like.)

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              Youth Volunteers

              Adult Volunteer Team

              Our Adult leaders live life with our students. They are committed to engage and equip students to develop an active and authentic faith in Jesus Christ through our weekly worship experiences, small groups, and one-on-one discipleship.

              SCHEDULE: Weekly
              DAYS: Monday
              TIME: 6:15 PM – 8:45 PM
              AGE: 9-12th Grade

              Adult Volunteer Team Meetings are held quarterly throughout the year.

              Student Leadership Team

              The Student Leadership Team exists to build trasformational culture within our Youth Ministry. Student Leaders set the standard with their radical pursuit of Jesus.

              

The Practical: Student Leaders serve weekly as small group leaders within the Monday night gathering, help set-up/tear down, or help the worship & technical team. All student leaders also act as relational ambassadors of the youth group. They are challenged to weekly pursue at least one other student within our community who is new, in need, or desiring deeper of friendship.

              Making disciples: we do not want our students to only do the work of God, but to also know Him intimately. Every other week the Student Leadership Team meets for one hour to grow together in prayer, biblical understanding, have their character and attitudes tested, and their gifting developed. We utilize various leadership curriculum as well as original materials.