Author Archive: micah

Encounter 2018

Every year, Encounter is Elevate’s massive Spring retreat. Students take over Warren Willis Camp and make this space their own. They worship, grow closer to God, and develop deeper relationships with one another. Eno’s fill the trees, s’mores are eaten, and Color War 4.0 is happening. This is a fun time and all, but really […]

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2018 Annual Report Pick-up!

Last weekend we celebrated Scout Sunday! And with the help of our Scouts, we handed out 100’s of Annual Reports in the Fellowship Hall.  Stop by the church office over the next week to pick up your copy if you haven’t already!  Flip through your annual report: to learn more about the ministries that fall […]

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weServe Mission Trip Luncheon

weServe Mission Trip Luncheon We serve.  Our church family is a beautiful example of lives transformed when people with a passion step away from the comfort of familiar surroundings to go serve others.  At our recent Mission Trip Luncheon, more than 75 luncheon attendees celebrated 2017 trips to Dalton, Georgia, Baldwin, Louisiana, Los Chiles, Costa […]

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Embracing the Vision: Impact of MSEE

Equipping, Caring, and Supporting.  Methodist School for Early Education embodies these actions daily! And, as a recent recipient of the 2018 Ovations Awards presented by the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and Winter Park/Maitland Observer, this is one ministry that certainly is living into the call of being a Vibrant Family.   About the Award Community members voted this November and […]

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Student Connect Group: Blog 4

Hey church family! If you’ve read one of my previous blog posts, I hope you can tell that I am really really passionate about student connect groups. There are so many reasons, but the strongest reason is that I believe student connect groups are the future of our church and for our student ministry. Here […]

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Embracing the Vision: Commissioned to Serve 

Commissioned to Serve  We are halfway through our sermon series Reveal. As you know, in this series we are discussing our new vision. In this series, Pastor David shared:  Our mission as the church to make disciples Conveyed what it means to be a vibrant family Shared the necessity of us being gracious hosts. Last Saturday […]

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Student Connect Groups: Blog 3

Hey church family! Last Monday, we talked about what a student connect group is and what it is not. This is all apart of my four part blog series on student connect groups. I wanted to write this series not only because our groups are growing so fast, but also because we have a great […]

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Student Connect Groups: Blog 2

Hey church family! Last week we talked about why connect groups make sense for our students. If you’re anything like I am and if your church history is close to mine, connect groups are a new idea for you. For me, it was a Bible study. For my parents, it was Sunday School-so what is […]

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A Vibrant Family

A Vibrant Family As a vibrant family, we are energized and we are growing. We understand that life is filled with beautiful moments but also messy times. One of our duties is to not simply equip others, but to take that a step further and equip others to serve. We do this by providing our […]

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Student Connect Groups: Blog 1

Hello church family — I wanted to write a few posts about our student connect groups. I wanted to write about them because not only are the groups really new to our family, they are also really growing and connecting with a group of students and families we have never met before. God is blessing […]

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