Category: Religion

Lehigh Community Services Announce Thanksgiving Registration Dates

Lehigh Community Services Announce Thanksgiving Registration Dates

By: Carolyn Peplow Thanksgiving Baskets will be distributed the week before Thanksgiving to families in Lehigh Acres, preregistration is required. Registration for 2021 – 2 days only Friday, October 29, and Saturday, October 30. Register at Christ United Methodist Church at 1430 Homestead Rd N; 9 am – 3 pm either day. Please bring a […]

Mark Your Calendar For The Crafty Ladies Fall Craft Fair

Mark Your Calendar For The Crafty Ladies Fall Craft Fair

By: The Crafty Ladies of St. John XXIII Catholic Church If you’ve been to one of our fairs before, you know we have a large variety of top-quality, homemade items for sale. In addition to our well-known, exquisite quilts, afghans, and hand-knit and crocheted items, there will be pillows, table runners, placemats/napkins, jewelry, mother/daughter aprons, […]

Feeding South Florida to hold free food giveaway at Pompano church

Feeding South Florida to hold free food giveaway at Pompano church Feeding South Florida to hold free food giveaway at Pompano church

Feeding South Florida will hold a free food giveaway on Monday in Pompano Beach. The drive-thru-style distribution is to help give food away, while adhering to social distancing measures as encouraged by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus. The giveaway will take place from 10 […]

Cable, Livestream Links For Easter Services In Florida

Cable, Livestream Links For Easter Services In Florida Cable, Livestream Links For Easter Services In Florida

FLORIDA — With most of the country on pause amid the ongoing new coronavirus crisis, Floridians are preparing for a different kind of Easter or Passover celebration. The coronavirus outbreak may stop people from attending church or temple in person and celebrating with extended family, but technology has provided a different way to observe the […]

Florida pastor arrested for defying stay-at-home orders to host online Easter service

Florida pastor arrested for defying stay-at-home orders to host online Easter service Florida pastor arrested for defying stay-at-home orders to host online Easter service

The coronavirus death toll across the U.S. continues to climb and is nearing 17,000, according to an NBC News tally Friday. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in New York state has reached 162,882. Globally, the number of cases passed 1.6 million, according to data from Johns Hopkins University , as countries deliberate over further […]

Churches across Central Florida hold drive-in service for Easter

Churches across Central Florida hold drive-in service for Easter Churches across Central Florida hold drive-in service for Easter

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Many churches across Central Florida are taking extra precautions to make sure their parishioners don’t worsen the spread of the coronavirus. Churches are considered essential under Florida’s stay-at-home order, so they can hold in-person services. At Carter Tabernacle church, Easter was in full swing, even though coronavirus precautions left the pews […]

‘Mind your own business’: Central Florida church to hold in-person Sunday Service despite stay-at-home order

‘Mind your own business’: Central Florida church to hold in-person Sunday Service despite stay-at-home order 'Mind your own business': Central Florida church to hold in-person Sunday Service despite stay-at-home order

ORLANDO, Fla. – Despite the ongoing “stay-at-home” order, one Central Florida church will hold an in-person Sunday service. The Center Arena Church is set to have their usual Sunday service, even though someone last weekend called the police on them. Someone watching the church’s Facebook feed at home called and reported the church to law […]

Florida pastor says he got death threats after being charged for violating coronavirus order

Florida pastor says he got death threats after being charged for violating coronavirus order Florida pastor says he got death threats after being charged for violating coronavirus order

The pastor of a Florida megachurch – arrested this week for allegedly violating local orders against mass gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic – said Thursday he’s received death threats stemming from these “trumped-up charges.” But in a lengthy statement defending himself , pastor Rodney Howard-Browne also admitted that the […] Click here to view original […]

South Florida Church Holds Palm Sunday Surprise During Pandemic

South Florida Church Holds Palm Sunday Surprise During Pandemic South Florida Church Holds Palm Sunday Surprise During Pandemic

With many large gatherings cancelled across the country due to the novel coronavirus, a church community in South Florida decided to make the best of the situation during Palm Sunday. Parishioners from Saint Bonaventure Catholic Church in Davie surprised their father with a car parade right outside the house of worship. “I had no idea,” […]

Religious Exemption From Florida’s Stay-at-Home Order

Religious Exemption From Florida’s Stay-at-Home Order Religious Exemption From Florida’s Stay-at-Home Order

To the Editor: Re “ At Least Trump Hasn’t …” (column, April 2): Gail Collins suggests that Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida will be remembered for allowing partygoers on the beach during spring break. The full story has yet to be written. His stay-at-home order on Wednesday was not only too late, but also carved […]

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