Plantation SDA Church
Are We There Yet? Almost There!
Welcome! Our speaker today is Pastor Joseph Salajan
Locations & Times
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  • Plantation SDA Church
    400 NW 118th Ave, Plantation, FL 33325, USA
    субота 9:00 раніцы, субота 11:30 раніцы
Welcome to our Online Bulletin.

The online bulletin has been enhanced with additional information to make it more relevant to you. It includes:

• Links to the live stream and service rebroadcasts
• Sermon Outline.
• Bulletin
• Church Newsletter

Feel free to take notes. Save the bulletin so you can review the sermon information
Online Services

If you'd like to watch today's service again or if you can't make it to church, here are some links so you can view the live service and/or sermon/service rebroadcast.

Watch the Service Live

We stream our services live every Sabbath. If you can't be at the church, this is the next best thing. Watch at:

https://live.plantationsda.tv

Watch the service Live on YouTube!

Our live stream is also available on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/c/PlantationSDAChurchTV/live

Watch the service Live on Facebook!

Our live stream is also available on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/PlantationSDAchurch/videos
Missed a Service?
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Unable to make a service? Don't worry, we've got all sermons and many complete services archived back to 2004!

http://www.plantationsda.tv

You can also watch previous services on our video channels

Vimeo (Commercial free): http://vimeo.com/plantationsda

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PlantationSDAChurchTV
Sermon Notes

This section contains a biography of the Speaker and sermon notes along with Bible verses used in the sermon. If the speaker has online enhancements, you'll find those links after the sermon notes.
Pastor Joseph Salajan's Bio
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Pastor Joe was born in the little town of Crasna (Romania). Ever since he was a child, he has been fascinated by the unique connection between pastors and their special book, the Bible. When at the age of 7 he received his first little Bible from a brave pastor who was able to procure it for him in spite of the interdictions of the communist regime, he felt special and decided one day he would become a pastor.

After serving as a Pastor for 8 years in Romania, in 2013 he immigrated to the USA. He currently serves as Lead Pastor of Plantation Seventh-day Adventist Church. Along with his wonderful wife Anda and their gorgeous daughter Alessandra, he enjoys proclaiming God’s grace and ministering to his fellows.

Pastor Joe is currently enrolled in a doctoral Program (DMin in Preaching) with Andrews University. His hobbies are languages, music, and poetry.

Pastor Joe's Sermons

All of Pastor Joe's sermons are on the new Plantation SDA Media Centre

https://www.plantationsda.tv/about/joseph-salajan

Apocalypse Series

Today is episode 8 in the Apocalypse Series. You can watch all episodes in the series on demand and in HD in the Plantation SDA Media Centre

https://plantationfl.adventistchurch.org/series/apocalypse
Sermon Theme:

God will lead His people to victory in spite of all difficulties and adversities









Social Media Tags to share with your friends:

#war #Jesus #lamb #victory #king #seal #LORD #Faith #choice



Symbolic Meaning

These days, horses are used for leisure and fun, however, throughout history, horses were used for work, and especially in wars. A horseman on his horse is a symbol of war!
He Is Worthy

Jesus, the Lamb was worthy to take the scroll and open it. He took the scroll and He became the King of Planet Earth. Actually, He is a King already, but not yet! He is a King dejure (legally), but not de facto (factually).
Your Choice

Why is He not King the facto? Because although He won the decisive battle at the cross, the war goes on! Why? Because of what is called human being! Many still do not accept His lordship. The human beings have a choice to make! Jesus has to win us and win in us!
A Process

This is why the opening of the scroll is a process. The seals of the book are broken one by one… Every time a seal is removed in heaven, something happens here on the earth.
BY FAITH you’re riding the white horse… So imagine this: as you’re riding your white horse BY FAITH, your horse slows down… You see these landmarks: Great Earthquake, Dark Day + Bloody Moon, Meteor Shower… You ask your knight: Are we there yet? Almost there! There are no more landmarks!
Next Time

In Revelation 19 Jesus Christ (the King of Kings and Lord of Lords) appears again, sitting on a white horse. He is followed by the armies of heaven follow him on white horses. This is the scene of his return in majesty and glory, when He comes to take us home.
Bulletin

This section contains the traditional bulletin, including:

• The Ministry of Giving
• Service Order and Participants
• Songs in today's service
• Sunrise/Sunset times

Give Online to Plantation SDA Church

Did you know you can donate tithes and offerings to Plantation SDA church online? Just click on the link below and fill out the form. Your contribution can help us help those in need and also spread the gospel.Thank you!

https://give.plantationsda.org
Ministry of Giving
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Offering Last Week: $3,639.73
Offering Month to Date: $16,252.08
2017 Offering Surplus (Deficit): $4,812.93
Service Order and Participants
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Praise And Adoration: Praise Team & Congregation

Welcome & Announcements: Jennifer Amodeo & Elena Khrapova

Children’s Story: Sasha-Marie Marshall

Pastor's Corner: Pastor Joseph Salajan

Ministry in Action: Hope Ministry

Offering Call: Edna Damessous

Praise And Adoration: Praise Team & Congregation

Intercessory Prayer: Jonathan Williams

Sermon: Pastor Joseph Salajan

Praise And Adoration: Praise Team & Congregation

Dedication in Song: Congregation

Benediction: Pastor Joseph Salajan

Afterglow: Praise Team & Congregation

Coordinator
Lisa Simpson

Visual Arts/ProPresenter
Bryanna Callwood

Sound

Bass Guitar

Drums
Joshua Callwood

Keys
Michael Davis

Praise Leaders
Ahkeem Darden
Subrina Callwood

Alto
Nisha Laroche
Vanessa Anderson
Wydnyr Richardson

Soprano

Olivia Smith
Swelenn Gomez
Tatiana Petrus

Tenor
Rhoneil Williams
Mickie Cadet




Sunset Information
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Today: 7:51 PM
Next Friday: 7:55 PM
Praise and Worship Songs
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Songs In Today's Service

• Smile Everybody Smile
• Hear Our Praises
• All Hail The Power Of Jesus Name
• Great Are You Lord
• Break Every Chain
• No Longer Slaves
• Crown Him With Many Crowns
• In Christ Alone (With The Solid Rock) / Medley
Newsletter

The last section of the online bulletin is the newsletter. Its similar to the print version but enhanced with live web links and other interactive features. It includes:

• Prayer Ministry Update
• Calendar of Events
• Social Media Links for Plantation SDA Church
Need someone to pray for/with you?
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Sick or hurting and need prayer?

Send your request to

wecare@plantationsda.com

Online Calendar

You can view all of our upcoming events with this link

https://calendar.plantationsda.org

Add Plantation to Your Calendar!

Click on the link below to add Plantation SDA Church's calendar to your Google, Yahoo or Microsoft calendars and also have access to the calendar or your phone or tablet.

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/plantationsda.com_6v0fn86p2nmc59iasmu35hrnk8%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics
Upcoming Events
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March

Apr 29 – Women’s Ministry Fashion Show

Apr 30-May 4 – SAS Year End Testing

May 5 - AY

May 6 – SAS Celebration of the Arts

May 8 – Church Board Meeting

May 12 – SAS 8 th Grade Graduation

May 13 – Elder’s Meeting

May 13 – Discipleship Meeting

May 13 – Mission Council Meeting

May 13 – Admin Advisory Meeting

May 13 – SAS Kindergarten Graduation – 12:00 noon

May 15 – SAS Board Meeting

May 17 – SAS Awards Night

May 18 – SAS Last Day of School

May 19 – Baby Dedication
Membership Transfers
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Michael Davis from Fort Lauderdale SDA Church

Elvira Makhija from Miami Beach First Spanish SDA Church

Errol Thomlinson from Norland SDA Church

Maxine Thomlinson from Norland SDA Church
Men’s Prayer session
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The Planation Men's ministry host a prayer session immediately following second service. Come and join us as we pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit!
Sabbath Afternoon Bible Study
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Join us at 6 PM in the the Youth room as we continue our study of Genesis. starting at Genesis 37:25. Everyone is welcome




Monthly Prayer Summit
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Come join us on the 3rd Sunday of each Month from 5:00AM to 10:00AM as we pray for healing, revival and reformation for our community and our nation. Let’s unite with one voice to cry out for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. For more information, contact Dion Walden or Angela Smith.
Women's Prayer Session
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The women hold a prayer session the Second Sabbath of each month, immediately after second service in the Prayer Room
Social Media
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You can follow us on the various social media sites below for the latest videos, photos and news updates.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlantationSDAchurch

Twitter: https://twitter.com/plantationsda

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PlantationSDAChurchTV

Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/plantationsda

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/plantationsda/

We look forward to interacting with you.
Own a Business? Let Everyone Know About It
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We're assembling a directory of businesses owned and run by our church members so when other members need a good or service, they know who to contact.

If you own or run your own business, please let other church members know what goods and/or services you provide. Email directory@plantationsda.com with these details:

Business Name:

Phone #(s):

Service(s) provided:

Hours of Operation:

Address (if available):

Email (if available):

Web site (if available):

Social Media links (if available):

Fax # (if available)

Logo (if available)
Help Needed! Parking Ministry
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The Parking Ministry is looking for a few men and women who can dedicate one Sabbath a month to serve the church. If interested, please
contact Mozart Porcena or Michael Adden
MERGE: Young Adult Ministry
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Young Adults are experiencing faith, friendship, and service.

Plantation’s Young Adult Ministry meets Saturdays at 10:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall.

For questions or more information email us at

merge@plantationsda.com

or

call Nikita Marseille

You can also download Celly app:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.p2.android.celly

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/celly/id589698991?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

and look us up

@mergeplantation
Important Tax Announcement
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Please make sure you legibly print your first and last names and address (including apartment number) on the tithe envelope every time you turn one in to keep our records current.

We have several families with the same last name, so if you want to have an accurate tithe report at the end of the year, please be specific regarding your name and address.

If we can't read your name or you don't give us an address, unfortunately, we can't provide you with a tax receipt.
Interested in Bible Study?
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If you or someone you know would like to know God better and study for baptism, please contact Alex Graham.

Also, please come to the Baptismal Study Group at 10:40 on Sabbath morning and say hello!
Hope Ministry Needs You!
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The Hope (Helping Oppressed People Everyday) Ministry makes life changing impacts in the lives of those without housing or shelter, the battered and abused and those in need of food.

But to continue to make this impact, we need

Monetary donations
Goods such toothbrushes, tooth-paste, and soap.

Please contact Jesse Guillaime at hopehousemiami@gmail.com

and visit

http://www.hopehousemiami.com

to learn more about this ministry
Sick and Shut-ins
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Enid Cawley

Paul Van Putten Sr

Mary Kopp

Jeremy Gayle is home after bicycle accident. His dad is Franz Gayle, father

Marvel Jones

Elaine Stephenson – please pray for a speedy recovery after knee surgery.

Lilett Cunningham (Vida’s Mother)

Bob Velez – Bob is now home from the hospital. Please keep him in your prayers.
Plantation Pathfinder and Adventurer Clubs
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Upcoming Calendar

May 6 – Club Meeting & drum Practice

May 9 – Drum Practice (6:30-8:00pm)

May 13 – Happy Mother’s Day! No Club Meeting

May 14 – Drum Practice 6:30-8:00pm

Contacts:

Pathfinders: Peta Ann Anderson

Adventurers: Dawn Williams

Email address: pathfinders@plantationsda.com
Religious Liberty: Legal Problems on the job or at school?
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Is your employer threatening to fire you if you don't work on Sabbath?
Is your employer refusing to give you Sabbath off?
Is your school requiring you to take a test on Sabbath?

If so, we can help! please email

liberty@plantationsda.com

to understand your legal options and/or get some help.

Please don’t quit your job before talking with us.
Looking for a job?
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Are you looking for a job or considering switching jobs?

Does your business need employees?

If so, contact Jonathan Williams at

brotherskeepersjobs@plantationsda.com

Brother's Keeper's Jobs is a jobs registry that helps match those in need of employement with those looking to employ workers.
Baby Dedication
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Upcoming Calendar:

May 19, 2018

Contact:

For information regarding our next baby dedication, please contact Joie at the church office:

954-473-4991

or
newsletter@plantationsda.com
Florida Conference jobs
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There are several positions available at the Florida Conference Office. Check out

https://careers.floridaconference.com/

to see if you meet the job requirements for the open positions.
We're Building a Social Media Team
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Are you knowledgeable in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube?

Do you enjoy interacting with people?

If so, please contact

media.ministry@plantationsda.com

We want to ensure that our live stream viewers feel welcomed and part of the family. We need team members who are able to:

Answer questions from our viewers
Pray with viewers
Report audio/video issues that viewers are experiencing to the media team
Youth Sports Ministry
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We just launched a new ministry. The Youth Sports Ministry

Week 4 – May 6

Championship Game – June 3

Contact Darren Smith for more information 702-917- 8004
Adventist Book Center Express Delivery
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The ABC in Miami Springs closed effective December 3, 2017. Call 407-644-4255 or email floridaabc@floridaconference.com to place your order for the next time they deliver.
Joining the Plantation Family
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Interested in joining our Church family?

Please fill out a membership application/transfer form, located in the literature rack in the church foyer. Then place it in the Church Clerk’s mailbox located in the Ministries Office.

Contact our Church Clerk, Melissa Mangual at

clerk@plantationsda.com

or the church office at

954-473-4991

for more information and the status of your transfer request. The average time for transfers to take place is:

Domestic – 3 months;

International – 4 to 5 months.
Children’s Baptismal Classes
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The class meets from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM in the prayer room . All children ages 8-12 who are interested in being baptized are welcome to attend.

Contact Alex Graham to get more information.
Volunteers Needed
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• Hope Ministry
• Usher Ministry
• Deacon and Deaconess Ministries
• Worship Coordinators
• Children’s Sabbath School
• Pathfinders
• Parking Ministry
• People willing to do the welcome
• Children’s Story
• Offering Call
• Maintenance workers
• Family Life Ministry leader
• Visual Arts Media
• Media Ministry
• Social Media Ministry

Please contact the church office

954-473-4991

if you are interested in helping with any of these positions.
Children's Ministry
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Children’s Baptismal Classes have resumed - 10:30-11:30 AM in the Prayer Room. All children ages 8-12 who are interested in being baptized are welcome to attend.

Church Office Hours
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The office is open from

9:30 AM to 2:00PM Monday - Friday.

Please leave a voicemail or email message during all other hours.

Phone: 954-473-4991
Email: newsletter@plantationsda.org
Children's Choir
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Children’s Choir rehearsals have been temporarily suspended.
Deacon of the Day
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Anthonio Anderson
Nurse on Call
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If you have a medical problem during Sabbath church service please contact Vanessa Anderson, RN
Health Nugget:
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The best way to prevent getting the flu is by proper hand-washing. Clean hands save lives, so please wash…wash…wash your hands.
Planned Giving
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From the Development and Planned Giving Department:

Have you created an estate and legacy plan for you and your family’s future? Creating it is easy and free for members of the Florida Conference through the Florida Conference Association Development and Planned Giving Department.

Phone: 407-644- 5000, ext. 2241
Email: planned.giving@floridaconference.com
Requesting an announcement for the bulletin/Youversion
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If you would like to have an announcement put into the Church Newsletter, it should be 50 words or less and must be emailed to newsletter@plantationsda.org by 5:00 PM on Tuesday.