UPDATED 9/21/22

-Sunday Worship. Join us in-person for one of our two in-person Sunday services. We worship in-person for Alpha and Omega services while we live-stream our Omega Service. This Sunday, we continue our series called, “God’s Top Ten” as we study the sixth of the Ten Commandments. In addition to hearing the Word, we will hear from Elder Chris Lee as he shares about his trip to Ecuador. Please keep him in prayer, and lift up our services as you pray for PDL, Albert Kang and our praise leaders, and our presider, P.Josiah.

-Sunday Morning Prayer. All are invited to join in prayer every Sunday in the cafe at 10.10am. This will be a time of prayer to turn our hearts to God and to intercede for our Omega Service

-Prayer Meeting. These are times of worship through song, hearing a devotional and spending time in prayer for ourselves, our church, and our world. Prayer time is guided as we pray through different topics of personal need, church-wide intercession and world concern.

-Harvest 201. Harvest 201 is already one-third over. Pray for P.DL and the 13 members who are taking the class on Tuesday nights from 7-945 pm

-Baptism and Confirmation. Baptism and Confirmation Class continues at 1.45pm this Sunday after ParTAY Time in the conference room.

-Harvest 101. Our Meet Harvest Class, Harvest 101, will start up in October. Sign up sheets are available in our cafe for our three-week class. The class is mandatory for membership but there is no commitment to attend. 

-Three Strand Prayer. Three-Strand Prayer is an annual prayer initiative where groups of three gather together to share and pray for ten consecutive mornings. We will be meeting on Zoom and breakout rooms will be assigned for prayer groups. Sign-ups continue this Sunday after both services. Prayerfully consider two others with whom you can form a prayer triad. 

In addition to the prayer times, we will be reading through Bill Hybels’ book, “Too Busy Not to Pray.” The E-Book will be emailed at the start of each week to all who register that Sunday. Talk to Jonathan Fong at worship@harvestchurchorlando.org for more info. 

-Modular Building. The committee has submitted an application to the Board of Zoning in order to receive approval to move forward with the project. Color schemes are being chosen. We will begin raising support and finances to fund this project which will include office space and areas for prayer and counseling . This will be a hub for ministry and admin offices for Harvest. Please pray for our team (Aaron Hines, Chris Lee, Matt Lim, Sean Chung, and PDL) who is leading the project for a new modular building. Pray as the crew is now working with a General Contractor named Art to get permits and to oversee the process.

-Serving Breakfast. Some of our servants arrive early on Sunday morning to lead our church in worship by serving at Alpha and Omega services. If you would like to serve breakfast for about 10-15 servants, please talk to Jaime Fan or Eugene Kwak . You can serve as a one-time deal or on a regular basis. You can sign up on the doc here.

-Support Ukraine. The situation in Ukraine remains dire. While dying down in the news, Russia continues its atrocities, perpetuating war crimes and inhumane, indecent acts against the people, including women and children. The church is faithfully standing, shining, and serving, but the atrocities and bloodshed are devastating. Please do not let out of sight be out of mind. As we continue to pray for the war in Ukraine, anyone wanting to help in other practical ways can visit our giving page at www.donate.harvestkpco.org - P.Josiah is in contact with a few pastors whose churches are in dire need of support. Any amount helps.

-Join a House Church. Anyone who would like to be placed in a house church can fill out a house church application. There may be a wait time or those interested may be asked to take Harvest 101 before joining a HC: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lQIQEnM6mClWyVNEMyTIa0VepkBL4G5ZTJVEPkRtW1Q/edit?ts=611fab7a

A church’s purpose is to make disciples by connecting with unbelievers, bringing the gospel to them, welcoming them into the church, and then teaching them to obey the teaching of Christ. Disciples will then repeat that cycle with others. The New Testament Church did this as they met in homes where believers were discipled and non-believers experienced the power of the gospel lived out. We are not a church WITH house churches; we are a church OF house churches. House churches are the heartbeat of our congregation. They look inward, upward, and outward and go hand-in-hand with Sunday worship and our spiritual formation classes (Harvest 101, 201, etc.) as the 3-axes of our ministry. To get plugged in, talk to Rick Terrell (rickalo801@gmail.com)

Youth and Children Ministry News

 -SNF. SNF is our youth ministry’s main event that typically starts at 6pm. Dinner will not be served. This week, guys and girls will have their separate times to share: girls with girls and guys with guys as they seek to build honest and open communities of grace. For more info on our youth ministry or if you would like to receive youth ministry-related emails, email our youth pastor Josiah at jsc4fd@virginia.edu

SNF is a time for youth to come in a laid-back yet intentional atmosphere of seeking God and loving others. Please join our Slack channel and come to SNF with your friends prayerfully and expectantly. Those attending SNF should bring their own water bottles and a Bible and journal and writing utensil to SNF. Please keep these times in prayer

-Awana. AWANA resumes this week! Pray for our children’s discipleship program that meets on Wednesday nights. Talk to Mrs. Jeannie for more info. Parents who drop off their children for AWANA are encouraged to come to the Kingdom Keepers sanctuary to spend some time in prayer.