Wednesday, November 14, 2012

OS91 speaks First Assembly Church of Deland, FL

Pastor Mike Modica embraces our wonderful helpers: 
Carlene and Bob with Mary
What a blessed evening OS91 had with First Assembly Church of Deland, FL and Pastor Mike Modica! Thanks to a Divine Connection with Chaplain/Deputy Mike Dye of Volusia County Sheriff's Office and Florida Head of the Fellowship of Christian Police Officers (FCPO), OS91 was invited about one month ago to this, his home Church, where the FPCO Annual Conference was being held. It was at this time that we were introduced to his Pastor, Mike Modica and the rest is history!

Chaplain/Deputy Mike Dye and Mary 

Ed and Mary speak about OS91's mission and vision

First Assembly Deland is a very patriotic Church beginning with the Pastor Modica, who is a Veteran of the U.S. Army and whose son, Sam, is a Marine, deploying soon to Afghanistan. Before the Service, we were invited to join Pastor Mike in his Office where we shared prayer and a bit of fellowship. It was here we spotted a photo of his brave son (below).

Pastor proudly displays his son' photo in his Office

Among the Responders we met were Pastor Mike Carroll also of First Assembly Deland who serves as Chaplain in Volusia County Sheriff's Office. Mary was honored to share dinner and speak at length with another Deputy of VCSO, former Military, during dinner. 

Fire Marshall with Psalm 91 card
Also we met a Fire Marshall/Assistant Chief who very gratefully accepted a Psalm 91 card.

Pastor Modica hands Ed a Love Offering for OS91
After speaking, Pastor Mike handed Ed a check for OS91 which can make over 25,000 Psalm 91 cards. Thank you, Pastor, and all those at First Assembly, Deland, for your overwhelming generosity to us. We are so very grateful to you. Thank you so very much for your partnership with OS91 to help get Psalm 91 into the hands of Responders for their protection! We appreciate you! "Together we can do so much more than separately!"

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