Thanks to our church family for our Welcome Back Student Lunch yesterday (a month after normal time because first home game not being until now – and what a game it was) and CARE group meetings together!  Congratulations to our newest sister in Christ Helen Morejon, UF freshman in Physics from Cuba, getting baptized yesterday morning!  Happy birthday to Kim Quinn & Ben Douglas this week!  For everyone going to our Fall Statewide Loco in Cocoa Beach Retreat the Schedule, What to Bring and who is going are below!  Here is what we have this week:

Wednesday, Sept. 20th             Free Fellowship Meal at UCCC Gym, 6pm; “Peak of the Week” Bible Class on “Understanding Islam as a Christian” by James

Moore at UCCC Worship Center (4626 NW 8th Avenue), 7pm  

Thursday Sept. 21st                   Men’s & Women’s Small Groups Combined (and All Going to Cocoa Beach) First Session with Buddy Bell at UCCC Gym, 7pm (yes we will still have dinner there!); GFC Running Club at UF Stadium Heismann Statues, 9:15pm

Friday September 22nd              Carpool for Loco in Cocoa, meet at UCCC 4pm Sharp!  (6pm carpool by appointment only – please let Donny know by Wed.) 

Sunday, Sept. 24th                   Worship at UCCC, 10:20am; Worship at Cocoa 9:30am; Return from Loco in Cocoa, 11am (arrive back in Gainesville 1:30pm)

Loco in Cocoa Statewide Beach Retreat (56 from UCCC and 120 going from around the state – please bring your Bible, notepad, money for carpool $10 each for gas/tolls, plus 2 lunches and 2 dinners, modest beach clothes, casual clothes for sessions, and overnight necessities – please be at UCCC Friday at 4pm sharp for carpool.  Anyone leaving later please let me know so we are not waiting around on you – the 6pm carpool is by reservation only and need to know by this Wed. since there maybe only one or two cars going late).  New room assignments are below just to mix it up some so we can get to know each other even better and grow in Christ more as new/old GFC!  Some have asked me about our new GFC T-Shirts – due to the hurricane they are late in production (out of Miami) and should be here by Thursday which you will get this Thursday night at our first pre-Cocoa session with Buddy bell at the UCCC gym at 7pm.  Returning GFC please bring a GFC shirt with you just in case for group photo on Saturday/new GFC we will get you a GFC mission shirt if the new ones don’t come in on time:


of Schedule - "Loco in Cocoa" 2017 Fall Beach Retreat at - Theme "Living Under the influence - Whose influence Are You Under?" by Buddy Bell 

Address: 1300 N

Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

Phone:(321) 783-2271

Friday Sept 22

4pm carpool from UCCC (and 6pm) everyone bring at least $10 to help with carpool gas & tolls for our drivers

9pm session 1 begins praise, speaker Buddy Bell, group breakout sessions
11pm fellowship/beach/waffle house/free time
Saturday Sept 23
8am free breakfast
10am session 2 begins praise, speaker Buddy Bell, group breakout sessions

11:45am session 3 begins, speaker Buddy Bell
12:30pm lunch
Beach & Free Time (Volleyball Tournament)
6pm I.T. Anigua poem rap & praise & session 3 group breakout sessions 
7:30pm Dinner & Gator Game together

10:30pm late night praise & worship on the beach

Sunday Sept. 24
8am breakfast
9:30am session 4 begins praise, communion from Tallahassee & Bay Area, speaker from Bell Shoals – Cordale Alexander 
11am final announcements & leave