Gateway's new facility

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Gateway's new facility

If you're a part of Summit Church, you're invited to come walk through our new facility in Gateway on Sunday, June 25th at 5pm.

The new building is located at:

12941 EXPRESS CT FORT MYERS 33913

We'll gather for a time of worship and prayer as we ask God to turn this simple building of concrete and steel into a launching pad for ministry into our communities, in order that every man, woman and child would have repeated opportunities to respond to the gospel of Jesus Christ!

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Recovery - Intimacy with God

During the month of June, Recovery will be walking through one of Summit’s Discipleship Outcomes “Intimacy with God”.

We will begin by looking at what the Bible says about our need for Intimacy with God and then what some hinderances can be. On June 15th we have invited Chris Minot to speak about Codependency or the “Fear of Man”; one of our greatest obstacles in trusting God.

Join us at 7pm on Thursday nights at at the University Campus and be encouraged and strengthened in this community of help, healing and hope. If you have any questions please email us at Recovery@summitlife.com.

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Summit Students Summer Camp

The goal of Summit Student camp is to glorify God by making disciples who represent the Gospel to every student.

"Journey" is a four-day experience aimed at bringing us to a deeper level of following Jesus.

Will you join us? All the details are available at our Camp Registration page.

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Naples Congregation Summer Location

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Naples Congregation Summer Location

This summer, Barron Collier High School will be undergoing comprehensive renovations to their auditorium, creating a new, modern facility. While construction is under way, we have partnered with Regal Cinemas to temporarily relocate our Naples congregation's Sunday gatherings to their facility located at:

6006 Hollywood Drive Naples, FL 34109

Ultimately, this will be very beneficial to our congregation to return to a newly updated facility in the fall, even as we continue to search for a permanent location to build.

Details:

• Our first Sunday at Regal Cinemas will be May 21st.

• We will return to BCHS as soon as renovations are complete. Estimated to be back in September.

• Questions? Email Aaron Lundquist at aaron@summitlife.com

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Gateway Summer Schedule

MOVING TO 1 SERVICE AT OUR GATEWAY CONGREGATION

We have some big news for the summer that we want to share so that you can be in the know. Beginning the first weekend of June, on Sunday the 4th, in preparation for moving into our new, larger facility in a few months, we’ve decided to consolidate to 1 singular weekend service at 10am on Sunday mornings at our Gateway congregation.

This will enable us our Gateway staff to prepare the volunteer teams of our various ministries and begin our scheduling rhythms in order to make the transition to that new facility.

We think this move to one weekend service will also help catalyze what God is doing in midst of that congregation as we all are able to gather as a church family together.

Again, this begins on June 4th and then immediately following that 10am service we will share a BBQ lunch together!

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Spiritual Warfare

During the month of May, Recovery will be walking through the idea of “Spiritual Warfare” and what the Bible says we are called to as Christians in this journey.

On Thursday, May 4th, we will discuss our spiritual reality as a part of God’s larger story and we will culminate this series in a time of prayer and worship on May 25th.

Join us at 7pm on Thursday nights at at the University Campus and be encouraged and strengthened in this community of help, healing and hope. If you have any questions please email us at Recovery@summitlife.com.

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Membership Class

At Summit Church we practice covenant membership. In covenant membership, the church and the individual link arms, to live as light in the midst of a dark world. In this relationship, the church member is cared for, protected, and commissioned by the church. In turn, the church body is strengthened by its members who embrace and live out the mission of the church.

Church membership is a declaration to the world of what it looks like for individuals to live faithfully in the midst of a Gospel-centered community, and what it looks like for a Gospel-centered community to care faithfully for each individual.

Our next Membership Classes are being held:

UNV - April 30th - contact Ashlyn@summitlife.com

NAP - May 7th - contact Wendy@summitlife.com

GTW - May 20th - contact Bethany@summitlife.com

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Good Friday 2017

You're invited to join us for a special reflective service as we fix our gaze on Calvary and on the death of God's own Son, Jesus Christ.

6:30pm at all campuses.

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Easter Service Times and Info

You're invited to celebrate the resurrection of our Savior at one of our special Easter worship services on April 15th and 16th!


University Campus  (next to fgcu)

19601 Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy,
Fort Myers, FL 33912

Saturday / 5pm & 6:30pm
Sunday / 8:30am, 10am & 11:30am


Gateway Campus

12600 Corporate Lakes Drive #6,
Fort Myers, FL 33913

Sunday / 9am & 11am


Naples Campus

Barron Collier High School
5600 Cougar Drive,
Naples, FL 34109

Sunday / 9am & 11am


Also, you're invited to join us for a special reflective service on Good Friday at 6:30pm at all campuses.

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Sports Camp - Save the date

REGISTRATION FOR CAMP WILL OPEN ON APRIL 1ST!

New this year: Choose your week! (Both camps are identical)

WHEN: June 12th-16th or June 19th - 23rd  |  9am-12:30pm

WHERE: University Campus - 19601 Ben Hill Griffin Parkway, Fort Myers, FL

WHO: For kids who will be entering grades K - 6th for 2017/2018 year. 

COST: $45 Per child

Each day consists of sports, large-group rallies, huddle groups and snacks. There are multiple sports to choose from and campers participate in one sport for the entire camp. We will provide bus transportation from our Naples office during the second week (June 19-23) of camp for kids from the Naples area. 

BE SURE TO SIGN UP EARLY AS SPACE IS LIMITED!

Registration will be open: April 1st-May 15th.


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2017 Short Term Trips

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We're excited to see the mission of God spread beyond the four walls of Summit and into our community and world. And one of those ways is through our Short-term mission trips this year. To find out more about any of these trips, send us an email or fill out an application!


 Dominican Republic with Love Serves Int’l

Date: June 24 – July 1

Type of Trip:  Construction

Approx. Cost:  $1,300


Family Trip to Haiti with Mission of Hope

Date: July 15 – July 19

Type of Trip:  Construction/Outreach

Approx. Cost:  TBD


Haiti with Mission of Hope                                           

Date: October 21-28                                           

Type of Trip: Construction/Medical/Outreach             

Approx. Cost: $1,100


Puebla, Mexico with Living Hope International

Date:  Fall 2017

Type of Trip: Construction/Outreach

Approx. Cost:  $1,400

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Women's Ministry - New Studies

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Our University Campus is launching a new study on Thursday, March 16th.

We will meet on Thursday mornings from 9:30am - 11:30am downstairs in the Multipurpose Room. 

We will begin a new 8 week series; All Things New, a workbook study on 2 CorinthiansOver 8 sessions, Kelly Minter will lead us through the letter of 2 Corinthians, exploring the anchoring truths of bearing treasures in jars of clay, meeting Christ through a pressing thorn, opening wide your heart in the midst of hurtful relationships, and what it means to embrace the lost and lonely as ministers of the new covenant.

Each of us has a message to proclaim and live by: Because of Jesus the old has gone, the new has come. Workbooks available at the study for $15.

Thank you for helping us prepare by registering for this study.

Also, childcare is available, but please make sure to register your child so we can plan a safe and loving environment.

For more information, please email Stephanie Neis at stephanie@summitlife.com.

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IF:Gathering Simulcast

WOMEN'S TWO-DAY IF:GATHERING SIMULCAST.

 IF:Gathering is a national women’s ministry that puts on a conference in Austin, TX and is simulcast to gatherings around the world. Their aim is to equip women within their local setting to live out what God has called them to.

We’ll be hosting sessions Friday, March 24th from 6:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday, March 25th from 10:00am-2:30pm at the Naples Multi-Purpose Facility, located at 2575 Northbrooke Plaza Drive, Building 300.

For more information, email Wendy Caudill at wendy@summitlife.com or sign up at ifgathering2017.eventbrite.com.

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Worship Night

Sunday, March 5th, we're having a worship night at our UNV Campus at 6pm. Childcare for pre-school aged children is provided. Hope to see you there!

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Forum on Human Trafficking

We see it on the news and read about it on social media…the issue of human trafficking has become not just a growing concern but an unavoidable conversation. The state of Florida in general and this area of SWFL in particular is a geographical region that is especially affected with recent reports stating that human trafficking has increased by over 50% in the past year.

The growing statistics leave us all wondering what we can do? How can we help? What would it look like for the church to more actively and intentionally engage in the fight for the lives and protection of vulnerable people? How can the church lead the way in rescuing victims? What would it look like for the church in SWFL to rise up and not just make a dent in the industry, but eradicate it altogether? How can we strategically assist ministries that are already working hard to end this travesty?

Come join us at a Forum on February 26th as we discuss these kinds of questions. Find out what exactly trafficking is, what is being done to stop it, and how the church can engage in standing up against it.

We will have our ministry partners Wings of Shelter and Porchlight with us to educate, equip and present opportunities with which we can engage in as the church of Jesus.

Come and learn how we can lead the way in bringing Christ’s light and redemption to the darkness.


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH AT 6PM

UNIVERSITY CAMPUS - 19601 BEN HILL GRIFFIN PARKWAY

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Financial Peace Class

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We saw such great success from our last Financial Peace University class that we will be offering another class, beginning January 24th and held at our Gateway Campus.

We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) teaches God's ways of handling money. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely and much more! 

If you are interested in this class, please visit this website to register: fpu.com/1032286.

For more information, please email Craig Leist at craigleist@gmail.com. Childcare will be provided.

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New Year's Day

Happy New Year! All of our Sunday services will take place as usual on January 1st. However, there will be NO Saturday night service at our University Campus on December 31st.

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Go Love

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At the start of every year, Summit Student Ministries goes away for a long weekend for intentional discipleship training. This retreat away from home has become known as GO/LOVE. With an emphasis on passionately pursuing God and growing relationally with their peers, the students who attend GO/LOVE this year will be challenged to live out a life that glorifies God.


DETAILS

Depart from our University Campus at 5pm on Friday, Jan. 13th (19601 Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy Ft. Myers 33913)

Travel by bus to Lake Placid Camp & Conference Center

Return to Summit Church 12pm Sunday, Jan. 15th

Cost $99

All meals are provided. Students do not need to bring extra money.

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION
 

You might not think two nights away from home would be enough time for a teenager to be affected and moved to live a gospel-centered life. However, many of the students who attended in past years, have caught the vision and left GO/LOVE excited to share with their friends and family all that God had taught them.

GO/LOVE has become an exciting retreat that students look forward to each and every year. It’s a time where our middle and high school students can get away and unplug and seek the Father and His desire for their lives. GO/LOVE is a trip that comes and goes in the blink of an eye, but it stays with you for a lifetime.

 

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Christmas Eve Services

We're excited to celebrate the arrival of Jesus our Savior with you on Christmas Eve! The times and locations of our services are as follows and childcare is provided.


UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

When: 4pm and 5:45pm (arrive early as seating is limited)

Location: 19601 Ben Hill Griffin Parkway Fort Myers, FL 33912 (Next to FGCU)


NAPLES CAMPUS

When: 5pm 

Location: Barron Collier High School - 5600 Cougar Drive, Naples FL, 34109


GATEWAY CAMPUS

When: 4pm and 5:45pm

Location: 12600 Corporate Lakes Drive, Suite 6, Fort Myers, FL 33913 (Next to Gartner)


* There will be no Sunday Services on Christmas Day. If you have any more questions give us a call at 239-947-7070

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