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Home-Going of Karl Strader

Reverend Karl D. Strader June 16, 1929 - March 30, 2020 We are saddened to share that Rev. Karl Strader passed away. A memorial service celebrating his life and ministry is planned for a later date. It was Pastor Strader’s desire to help ministers in need, especially during this [...]

2020-03-31T11:34:24-04:00March 31st, 2020|

Reaching & Pastoring A Digital Community

We are in a true crisis. Southeastern University wants to help us. President Kent Ingle and Dean Alan Ehler (Barnett College of Ministry and Theology), along with their faculty, are offering a webinar that will help us cope with the stress and pressures we are facing. In addition, the webinar will present simple and [...]

2020-03-31T10:39:37-04:00March 31st, 2020|

CARES ACT and Your Ministry

A. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (complete text) became law on March 27, 2020. Among its benefits for small businesses and 501(c)(3) nonprofits, it: creates a temporary $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that delegates loan decisions to the existing network of lenders that participate in the popular [...]

2020-03-30T17:14:09-04:00March 30th, 2020|

District Council Postponed Until September

District Council Postponed Until September Greetings, Friends and Fellow Ministers: In our Executive Committee meeting Wednesday (by Zoom), we made the difficult decision to recommend to the Presbytery to postpone District Council until September. The Presbytery voted electronically to make that decision. District Council will not take place in May. It has been rescheduled [...]

2020-03-27T17:53:45-04:00March 27th, 2020|

Discipleship from a Distance

You’ve probably seen information about RightNow Media on our website, in a newsletter, or even on the back of your minister card. RightNow Media is like a Netflix of Bible Studies. They have just released 4 new channels specifically geared toward the current struggles we face as a Church, Nation and community as well [...]

2020-03-26T15:01:39-04:00March 26th, 2020|


Dear Pastor, I am excited to introduce EGYPT: A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY, our Pen Florida 2020 District Missions Project for Egypt! There are about 92 million Muslims and 10 million Christians with both sharing a common history; ethnicity, culture and language. 9 out of 10 Egyptians are living in darkness. The Egyptian Assemblies of God are experiencing a [...]

2020-03-25T21:51:50-04:00March 25th, 2020|

Making Online Connections as a Pastor

Video Conferencing Streaming Online Giving A scared world needs a fearless church. - AW TOZER Dear Pastors, This is a crazy time. With fear and anxiety spreading faster than ever, we need to spread the gospel and care for people like never before. People [...]

2020-03-20T17:15:48-04:00March 20th, 2020|

Coronavirus Updates

PenFlorida District Dates 2020 Event Dept Original Date Postponed to: Powette Girls Ministries March 19-22 Cancelled Stronger Women's Ministries April 3-4 Cancelled Pow Wow Workday Royal Rangers April 4 October 10 DSOM Christian Ed April 11 Cancelled Pow Wow Royal Rangers April 17-19 October 16-18 Fine Arts Festival Youth Ministries April 23-25 TBD [...]

2020-03-19T16:48:54-04:00March 18th, 2020|

Response to Coronavirus

Dear Brothers and Sisters in the Lord: May the peace of Christ and the protection of the Holy Spirit be with you now and forever. I have been asked many times over the past few days for advice or guidance concerning our public worship services this weekend and over the next few weeks. Here [...]

2020-03-13T17:16:33-04:00March 13th, 2020|