Bulletin – June 15, 2015


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Children & Adult Bible Classes: 9:00 AM
Worship: 10:30 AM


Haiti Mission Trip Meeting: Meet immediately after service in room WC-1 for information regarding a potential late Summer trip.

Homeless Ministry: Today is the collection day for the Homeless Lunch pantry.

FCC Member Business Directory: Are you a business owner or service provider and also a member or regular attender? Would you like an opportunity to reach our congregation to use your services at no cost to you? Stop by and visit Doris Foster at the table under the stained glass window to submit your information or email Doris at Fosterdoris8@gmail.com.


Care Bears: We will be meeting this Tuesday, June 16 at the Perkins in North Fort Myers at 9:30AM. Also we will be taking a break during July and August and resuming in September.

Missions Trip Scholarship: If you would like to contribute towards a scholarship to help send someone on one of our upcoming mission trips (late Summer-Haiti, Fall-Appalachia) please clearly mark “Mission Scholarship” on your check, envelope or online giving.

Upcoming Events

Lunch Bunch: Thursday, June 25, we will meet for lunch at Buca di Beppo (Edison Mall-west entrance, 4125 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers). Please sign up at the Events Counter, so we can get a count. All ages are welcome!

North American Christian Convention: June 23-26, Cincinnati, Ohio. Great Speakers, Study, Worship and Youth and Women’s Conference, along with an exhibit floor with Christian resources. Flyers available at the Information Counter in the lobby. Our offices will be closed that week.

 Lake Aurora Preferred Dates: Pick up registration forms and “Aurora Bucks” at the Student Ministry Counter in the lobby. Grades 3,4,5, Hillside, July 5-8 (H345) with  Lorraine Gutheim. Grades 7,8,9, Lakeside, August 2-7 (L789B) with Sam Pepper (co-dean).

Fall Mission Trip:  October 10-17, 2015, and will be in the Appalachian Mountains (Kentucky/West Virginia).  The cost is $500, registration and $200 deposit is due by July 1. Please call the church office if you would like more information 239.334.0316.

Great Fall Trip Scheduled: October 11-17, 2015, as our 55+ group travels to the scenic Smoky Mountains and Pigeon Forge. Enjoy the changing colors of the leaves! Tours, shows and activities scheduled. A great price at $550/person, double occupancy. A $75 deposit is required to reserve your spot! Sign up and information available at the Events Counter in the lobby.  All ages are welcome.

A Time for every Season: October 17-18, Lake Aurora is holding a retreat weekend for those who have experienced the death of their spouse. More information as we approach the date, for questions please call Lake Aurora office 863-696-1102 or email                      info@lakeaurora.org.


Our condolences go out to Jackie Kane and family for the passing of her mother Dorothy Lagendyke on June 11, 2015.




“That brief glorious moment in history when everybody     stands around reloading.”                  Denn Guptill

“The absence of conflict”

“Wherever the kids are not”

“I do not want the peace that passes understanding, I  want the understanding which bring peace.”

Helen Keller

Misunderstanding Peace

– Avoiding problems

– Appeasing people

– Absence of routine life


Not the absence of strife, but the presence of God.

Kinds of Peace

  1. Peace WITH God

Colossians 1:20, Acts 10:36, Luke 2, Romans 5:1

  1. Peace FROM God

John 14:27, Mark 4

  1. Peace FOR God

Romans 12:18, Proverbs 16:7

  1. Peace OF God

Philippians 4:7-9, Galatians 5:22, Daniel 3:17-18