I was trying to find a short cut to my brother’s house. He lives in a rural area miles from the nearest town.
What began in 1959 as First Christian Church of Port Charlotte with a congregation of only 19 people, has morphed into a church serving more than 2,000 worshippers and countless more community members: New Day Christian Church.
Since 1887, First United Methodist Church in Punta Gorda has been a significant part of the community.
When you mention the late Rev. Lawrence Willard Armbrust II to anyone who knew him, it immediately begets a large, vibrant smile, and an abject readiness to share their admiration of him and his life — not only as a revered man of God, but as an extraordinary person as well.
For the second year in a row, the Port Charlotte Seventh Day Adventist Church is hoping to give back to the community in a big way through a school supply drive and resource fair.
Victory Baptist Church, 309 N. Monroe, Arcadia, had two recent revivals: four days of old-fashioned evangelizing by Dr. Larry Bell, and a dedication of the historic sanctuary built more than 100 years ago as the first Catholic church in Southwest Florida.
The Floridians held their installation luncheon at Kingsway Country Club on Tuesday. Lunch was served, followed by an award of $1,000 each to local nonprofits, Jesus Loves You Ministry and Share the Blessings.
After nearly two decades serving First Alliance Church, Senior Pastor Scott Borden will be retiring and passing the torch onto a new generation of leaders.