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Religion Notes

September 23, 2011
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Cape Coral

Cape Christian Fellowship

This weekend Pastor Wes Furlong begins a new series Bold Crossings with the message "The Breakthrough" at Cape Christian Fellowship. Con-temporary worship gatherings are Saturday at 5 p.m., and Sunday at 8:30, 9:45 and 11:15 a.m.

During worship gatherings, Bugz Landing is a safe and caring place for infants through Pre-K5 and Kidz Street is open for K-Grade 5 (8:30 a.m. service only provides childcare for 0-2 years old). Energy is a class for middle school students during worship gatherings each weekend.

Middle school students are invited to Energy every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. High school students are invited to Awakening every Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cape Christian Preschool offers educational programs for children ages 2-5. It is a VPK provider, and accepts school-ready students. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 772-5781. .

Cape Christian Fellowship is located at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., South, 1/3 mile north of Veteran's Parkway.

For additional information, visit or call 772-5683

Cape Coral First United Methodist Church

Cape Coral First United Methodist Church's new sermon series is "Why? Making Sense of God's Will."

Does everything happen for a reason? Why do some prayers seem to be answered and others not? Why does God allow hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis to cause such havoc? Why are so many people hungry or at war?

If these questions bother you, join us for this series and learn how God's will ultimately triumphs over everything!

Cape Coral First sponsors a safe and supervised "trick or treating" experience for all children at Trunk or Treat Monday, Oct. 31. Join the church for Halloween fun with music, games, snow cones, popcorn and plenty of candy.

It's all free! From 6-8 p.m. at the church and Veterans Park.

Foundations Early Learning Center is now open! Foundations Early Learning Center provides childcare, preschool and afterschool care for children from infants to 8 years old in a brand new facility as part of the growing family and youth programs at Cape Coral First United Methodist Church.

The preschool's website is and has information on programs, curriculum, and educational philosophy. It offers small class sizes with an experienced staff and affordable rates. A discount is available for children of "first responders" (police, fire, EMT) as well as Lee County teachers.

Come visit, tour the facility and meet Director Mary Richardson. For information, contact or call 239-542-4051.

Cape Coral First is located at 4118 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral. Phone: 239-542-4051.

Sunday services are at 8:45 a.m. - Traditional Service, and 11 a.m. - Casual Service. Come as you are!

Celebration a Life In Christ

Join A Life In Christ for an old-fashioned Hymn Sing and Gospel Celebration Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cuppa Life coffee shop, located in Del Prado Mall, in the same plaza as Office Max and TJ Maxx. The celebration is open to the public. Song requests will be taken, and hymnals will be provided.

Cuppa Life serves breakfast and lunch, made-to-order, with nothing on the menu over $6.

Call Bill at 772-0800 or visit for more information.

Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Women of the Word is a program that brings women in the Lee County area together to support one another in their faith. This fall season women from a variety of faith backgrounds meet weekly to study the book of Nehemiah.

The study meets Tuesday mornings from 9-11 or Tuesday evenings from 7-9 at Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 701 Mohawk Parkway, in Cape Coral.

There is a complete nursery and children's program, including home-schoolers for morning session only.

The fall session ends on Nov. 15. For more information, call 239-549-5556.

First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church of Cape Coral is offering several community outreach meetings each week. All meetings are open to the public and are held on the First Baptist Church Campus at 4117 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral.

Included weekly are the following:

- Sundays at 5:30 p.m.: AA Meeting

- Tuesdays: Al-Anon, all are welcome;

10 a.m.: beginners meeting

10:30 a.m.: regular meeting

- Wednesdays at 8 p.m.: Al-Anon men's meeting and

8 p.m. Al-Anon, women's meeting

- Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.: Weight Watcher

For more information, call First Baptist Church at 542-3703.

Healing Prayer

Afghan Ministry

A Life In Christ invites all knitting or crocheting prayer warriors in Cape Coral to join our Healing Prayer Afghan Ministry Fridays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

HPA knits and crochets 6-inch x 6-inch or 8-inch x 8-inch afghan squares that are pieced together into afghans that are given away freely to the ill or grieving. Only 100 percent Acrylic 4-ply medium worsted weight yarn (washable, fade resistant, moth-proof) is used.

Volunteers pray for the healing, comfort, financial peace and salvation of each afghan recipient.

Anyone with even beginning knitting/crocheting skills may participate. There is no cost to join, and supplies are available for volunteers to use on site. HPA meets each Friday at Cuppa Life, a coffee and sandwich shop at Del Prado Mall, in the same plaza as TJ Maxx.

For more information, call Pastor Leah or Lynn at 239-772-0800

Temple Beth Shalom

Temple Beth Shalom would like to invite the public to join it for a Selichot service today, Sept. 24. Selichot is a service of song, poems and prayers to prepare our hearts for the High Holy Days.

The event begins with a social hour at 8 p.m, followed by the beautiful liturgy of the Selichot service.

Temple Beth Shalom is located at 702 S.E. 24th Ave.

For more information about the temple or its programs, call 239-772-4555.

Trinity Reformed Church

Trinity Reformed Church offers the following services and programs:

- Sept. 25: 9:30 a.m. Prayer meeting

10:30 a.m. - Sunday morning worship service - Sermon "We Must Have a Mediator" (Genesis 14:18-20)

5:15 p.m. Prayer meeting

6 p.m. - Sunday evening worship service - Sermon "God the Holy Spirit" (John 14:26)

The messages will be delivered by Stephen Wetmore.

- Sept. 25 - Sunday School will resume. The Rev. Richard Stevens will continue his study of the Minor Prophets for the adult class.

The "Missionary of the Month" is Dr. Sylvia Martinez, who runs the Luke Society Clinic in the Dominican Republic, giving medical care to the poorest of the poor among the people of the Dominican Republic and to Haitians near the border who work in the sugar cane fields.

Listen to the church's sermons every week for free at

Trinity Reformed Church is located at Hancock Bridge Parkway in Cape Coral. For more information, call 239-574-1424.


Florida Christian Singles

Florida Christian Singles is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the likelihood of successful marriages, and decreasing the likelihood of divorce and troubled marriages in Florida and in America.

Detailed membership information is available at (then click on Florida).

Those without a computer can call 1-800-869-2500.



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