110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
By Margie Dykes
posted Jun 30, 2013 - 5:44:31am
Florida state Rep. David Santiago of Deltona and Deltona City Commissioner Fred Lowry will host a free Drive-Up Food Distribution event 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 29, at Deltona Lakes Baptist Church. No paperwork or documentation is required to receive food. Anyone walking up to the church, instead of driving, will also be able to receive food.
The food is coming from South Florida via Farm Share, an organization that re-sorts and packages surplus food and distributes it free of charge to individuals, soup kitchens, homeless shelters, churches, and other organizations feeding the hungry in Florida.
VBS coming soon
First Baptist Church of DeBary will have its Vacation Bible School “Colossal Coaster World” 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, July 8, through Friday, July 12.
Children ages 3-12 will go to VBS Park to visit the Cotton Candy Cafe for snacks, the Adrenaline Zone for recreation, Tune Town for music, the Global Expo for mission, and the Scissors and Stuff Emporium for crafts.
For more information or to register a child, visit www.fbcdebary.org, email fbcdebary.org, or call 386-668-6881.
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in DeLand will have a Spring Ice Cream Social between the 9 a.m. contemporary service and the 11 a.m. traditional service, and after the 11 a.m. service, Sunday, June 30.
Looking into history
Mosaic Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Orange City will begin Independence Week with a glimpse into American history Sunday, June 30, when Orlando actors David McElroy and Marylin McGinnis present “Great Unitarians: John and Abigail Adams,” a dramatic dialogue between the second president of the United States and his wife. Authentic costumes and musical elements will accentuate the presentation. Tracy Lunquist is the worship leader.
Mosaic is a welcoming congregation. Religious education is offered for children of all ages during the service. Learn more at the church’s website at www.mosaicuuc.org.
Orr to present sermon
Cheryl Orr, a member of the congregation of First Unitarian Universalist Church of West Volusia in DeLand, will present the sermon “The Universal Welcome: How Open Are We?” at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 30, service. The sermon was written by the Rev. Dr. Angeline Theisen.
Dr. Theisen served 27 years as a parish minister, and is now a full-time writer. More information about her books can be found at www.revangie.com.
For more information about the church, visit www.facebook.com/UUDeland or call 386-734-6499. To learn more about Unitarian Universalism, visit www.uua.org.
Friday, July 5, will be Family Movie Night at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in DeLand. The Disney movie Brave will be featured in the fellowship hall, beginning at 7 p.m. All are invited.
Bakewell to speak
Pastor Art Bakewell, guest minister, will deliver the message at the 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services Sunday, June 30, at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of DeLand. The Lord’s Supper will be served at both services.
Paul and Dorothy Ashton will be the delegates from First Christian who will go to the General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) July 13-17 at the Orange County Convention Center. The theme is “Lord, Teach Us to Pray.”
James Shenko, a Timothy of First Christian enrolled at Vanderbilt Seminary, will be at the worship services in DeLand July 7 and 14.
Martha Manley, Mary Martin and Ethel Bland are continuing to make baby layettes and health kits for distribution to local farmworkers. Donations of blankets, hand towels, toothpaste, toothbrushes, bar soap, and small shampoos may be left at the church office.
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