Act II (55+)
Act II Community Group for all
Act II is a pathway for couples and singles to gather together in faith. There are many opportunities for fun, fellowship, and growth in this wonderful and unique stage of life. Whether you are still working full-time, transitioning, or retired, through Act II events and service opportunities you will enjoy sharing experiences with others as you maneuver through these years. You can be as involved as you wish; there is a place for you in this Ministry. Please join us, energized, excited, and engaged in life. You will surely find that this is an amazing way for you to continue to meet the God who loves you and some people who will love to meet you too.
Act II Singles
We are excited about our Act II Singles Ministry formed for those who are interested in even more activities. Singles events will vary throughout the year and a special Team will plan and coordinate the gatherings. The good news is that singles can join in on the fun with every Act II event. The Singles group provides a great opportunity for Christian community, fellowship, and support. Jump in and get involved. You’ll be greeted with warmth and introduced to some wonderful folks!
For ALL Act II events/classes, contact: Rev. Gary Rideout, email@example.com or 407-644-2906, ext. 223.
Thursday, May 25, 6:00pm, Dexter’s
Come join Act II for an evening of great Italian food and fellowship. No reservation necessary. Just show up!
Thursday May 18, 11:15am-1:00pm, Fellowship Hall
The last Wellness Initiative of the Spring, will feature Dr. Joseph Taylor, an audiologist who will focus on “Ear Health Hearing, Balance and More.” Meet and greet will start at 11:15am, lunch at 11:30am and then the presentation will start at noon. Lunch with advanced reservation is $6.00 payable at the door.
Aug. 7-10,Lake Junaluska, NC
Last year was the first time a group from ActII attended this inspiring and relaxing conference amidst the scenic mountains in North Carolina. Plan to join us this year. For more information go to Festival of Wisdom and Grace, or contact Rev. Gary Rideout at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hospitality Ministry is in need of new team members to fill some open spots on our Coffee Fellowship team.The times we are in need of is the 11:00 time slot on the 1st, 2nd , 3rd and any 5th Sunday. This would entail breakdown and transport of coffee fellowship from the courtyard to the kitchen, rinsing coffee carafes, putting away any items used during coffee fellowship and using the dishwasher to wash the trays used for snacks.This takes about 30 minutes if done by two people, or you can form teams to do it even quicker. Please consider helping this team serve God by Serving Others! If interested contact Randy Parsons at email@example.com or at 4076442906×240.
Monthly on the First Monday, 11:00am-12:30pm
Attention any women interested in making prayer beads at home, please contact Patricia Orr at firstname.lastname@example.org. Becky’s prayer beads have been a tremendous help as comforting gifts which our ministers can bring to the sick or hospitalized members of our church. Training and supplies will be available on the first Monday of each month 11:00am to 12:30pm at the church. There will no longer be a monthly workshop on the second Thursday.
Food Distribution, Tuskawilla UMC
4th Friday of the month, 1:00-5:00pm, 3925 Red Bug Lake Rd, Casselberry
You can help local families fill their buggies with items that are in stock that particular day. Contact: Anita Williams if you would like to help: email@example.com.
South Street Ministry
South Street Ministry is looking for volunteer mentors to work with children on homework and additional academic assignment Monday thru Thursday, with Fridays offering art, music, drama and dance, chess and other activities as a reward for working hard during the week. MAP provides bus transportation from school to South Street Ministry, where children enjoy a snack, recreational time, homework assistance, and additional academic work geared specifically to each student.
Contact: Lisac@fumcwp.org to connect with MAP.
Refugee Youth Program
The Refugee Youth Program is looking for volunteers. Refugee youth need assistance with learning English, understanding homework assignments and making sense of a new culture but most of all they need a mentor and a friend. This program, organized by the Catholic Charities of Central Florida, has reached out to churches in our community to see if anyone has a heart to serve in this ministry. If interested, email Jacob Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, May 30, 7:00pm, MFLC Resource Center
The Act II Book Club will be meeting Tuesday, May 30th at 7:00 p.m. in the church’s Resource Center. The book to be discussed is “Hero of the Empire” a biography of the early years that formed Winston Churchill. The author, Candice Millard focuses on the development of Churchill’s character during the Boer War. His daring escape and trials during that time are highlighted in this gripping account. Please join us for a time of fellowship and thought provoking discussion.
Friday, May 5, 9:45am, at The Canopy Cafe (240 N Pennsylvania Ave in Winter Park)
We are heading back to The Canopy Cafe for our First Friday Breakfast. Great place for breakfast, sitting out on the patio with the cool breeze and great fellowship. No reservation necessary.
Wednesdays, 4:00pm, Parlor
Join the “Joy Uke” Club, a group from Act II who have found how fun and easy it is to play the ukulele. No experience necessary. The group meets on Wednesdays at 4pm in the church parlor. For more information contact Rev. Gary Rideout at email@example.com.
Super Senior Thursdays (SST) Weekly Fellowship
10:00am-1:00pm, Wesleyan 236
Enjoy lunch, fellowship and a program.
Reservations: 407-644-2906 (by Tues. noon)
Joy Sunday School Class
9:45-10:45am, Matthias Family Life Center 316
The JOY class warmly welcomes singles and couples, generally over the age of 50. Classes are Bible-based and consistent with United Methodist Doctrine. The focus is on Scripture as we study and discuss ways the teachings of Jesus apply to our personal and spiritual lives and the world in which we live. When you enter our classroom you will hear the sounds of laughter and the buzz of conversation. Come and join us – you’ll be glad you did!
The Forum Sunday School Class
9:45-10:45am, Matthias Family Life Center 305
This group—mostly 60 and up—addresses a broad range of topics from a contemporary Christian perspective, as participants grow spiritually and in relationship with each other and God. Sometimes the class is led by members and other times an outside presenter is invited to address the group. Whether the Forum engages in a month-long series or a single-topic session, attendees can always expect meaningful discussions, diverse points of view, and open sharing of beliefs and opinions.
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