GROUPS & MINISTRIES

Ministries of Forest Oaks Lutheran Church

Thrivent
Thrivent was formed from the merger of AAL (Aid Association for Lutherans) and LB (Lutheran Brotherhood).  It is a non-profit fraternal benefits company.  The local chapter holds open meetings at 7:30 PM on the first Thursday of each month at Nativity Lutheran Church on US 19  North of Cortez Blvd. Lutheran Laymen’s League (LLL)

Women’s Guild
Open to all women who are member of Forest Oaks Lutheran Church (FOLC), the Women’s Guild meets nine times a year (six bible studies & three social events).  The bible studies are held at the church on the first Wednesday of each month between 9:00 & 11:00 am. Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) All confirmed women are members of the LWML of the Florida-Georgia District.  The serve the Lord by supporting local and foreign missions as well as the District Scholarship Fund for those planning on a career in ministry or teaching within the LCMS.
The LWML meets under the umbrella of the Women’s Guild.

Altar Guild
As a part of the Women’s Guild the Altar Guild are the women who take responsibility for maintaining the

altar supplies and materials.

Arts and Crafts Group
First organized in 1985 the women of  the Arts & Crafts Group meet every Thursday morning between February and October.  A Craft Fair is held in each year and the proceeds support the church and outside missions.
Body and Soul Food Pantry
Our food pantry is open to the public for needy families each Tuesday from 9:00 AM- 12:00 Noon.

Thursday Body and Soul Bible Class
Meets at 9:00 AM each Thursday. In the Fellowship Hall or the Conference Room.

Lunch Bunch
The 3rd Wednesday of each month the Lunch Bunch chooses a restaurant to visit and eat and fellowship. Usually it’s at 12:00 or 12:30 PM.

Contact the Church office for more details about these groups 352-683-9731