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November 1, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Branch of Life Christian Fellowship

The Branch of Life Christian Fellowship is a spirit-filled, contemporary Christian church, located at 815 S.E. 47th St., Cape Coral. Sunday Services are at 10:30 a.m., with Children's Church provided. Wednesday Bible Studies are at 7 p.m.

All faith backgrounds are welcome. For information, call the church at 239-464-4803, e-mail or visit our website at

Cape Alliance Church

Join Cape Alliance Church every week at 9:30 a.m. for an uplifting and transforming time of worship grounded in God's word enriched with an authentic blend of traditional and contemporary music.

Women are invited to join in a study of the New Testament. Women in the Word meets Monday evenings, beginning at 7.

Each Tuesday morning at 10:30, Ordinary Adult Kingdom Seekers is a weekly Bible study for those who would like to learn more about the Bible.

On the second and fourth Thursday at 6 p.m., women gather to knit and crochet shawls and pray for others. Participate in this ministry to the community and world.

Students meet at the Nomad Lounge Sunday nights at 6. All students in grades 612 are welcome!

Cape Alliance Church is at 4307 Skyline Blvd., Cape Coral. Call 239-542-7844 or visit Sunday worship celebration is at 9:30 a.m. - family atmosphere, casual dress. Nursery care through age 4; KIDMO worship for children age 5 through 5th grades.

Cape Baptist Church

Join Cape Baptist Church this Sunday at 9:45 a.m. for a new series on Bible Prophecy. This series is titled "Things to Come What the Bible Says About the Future and Mankind." During the 11 a.m. service the message will be, "Being Filled with the Spirit." At the 6 p.m. service, "The Life of Samson" study continues.

AWANA youth club is for kids ages 3 years old through 6th grade and is held each Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. Kids have an exciting time playing games, winning prizes and learning about Jesus Christ.

Teens are encouraged to come to the Impact Youth Group. Students in 7th-12th grades are welcome. Impact meets every Friday from 7-9 p.m. Participants play crazy games, have snacks and learn how God wants teens to live their lives.

Visit the website at For more information, call 239-242-8022.

Cape Baptist Church is at 435 S.E. 10th Terrace, Cape Coral.

Cape Christian Fellowship

If you're a woman looking to enter into Christian community, join Cape Christian Fellowship for the Women's Breakfast! The church's Women's Ministry team is always serving up food, fun and fellowship, and guest speakers cover unique topics every month.

This month, the group will be celebrating Women in Community. The next breakfast will take place Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9-11.m., in the Student Auditorium at the Chiquita Campus. Contact the Women's Ministry team at if you will be attending.

Cape Christian is a contemporary church with a focus on helping families experience God's fullness. The church has three campuses: The Chiquita Campus, located at 2110 Chiquita Blvd., S.; The Island Coast Campus, located at 2125 De Navarra Parkway; and Church Online, which can be accessed at

Cape Christian offers a variety of weekend services. The Friday night service is held at the Chiquita Campus at 6:30 p.m., and it's always followed by an event or activity. On Friday, Nov. 8, there will be a for a chili cook-off. For all the latest on Family Nights, including details on the cook-off, check out

Sunday services are held at 9, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. at the Chiquita Campus; 10:45 a.m. at the Island Coast Campus; and 10:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Church Online

Childcare, classes and services for children from 3 months old through 8th grade are available at every weekend service at the Chiquita and Island Coast campuses. An additional worship gathering for middle and high school students takes place at our Chiquita Campus on Wednesday evenings at 6:30.

The church also features a special prayer service, "Unveiled: A Night of Worship, Prayer and Healing," on the third Sunday of each month at our Chiquita Campus at 6:30 p.m. Childcare is available for children from 3 months old through third grade during Unveiled. The next Unveiled will be held Sunday, Nov. 17.

For more information on Cape Christian and all of its activities, check out or contact the church office at 239-772-5683. To join in the conversation, visit

Cape Coral Community Church

Cape Coral Community Church is holding a Grief-Share recovery seminar and support group Tuesdays, through Nov. 12, from 6-8 p.m. The church is at 811 Santa Barbara Blvd. GriefShare sessions include a video, featuring nationally recognized experts on grief, and group discussions focused on those who have lost a loved one through death. Seminar sessions include "The Effects of Grief," "Why," "Stuck in Grief," etc.

For more information, contact Susan Johnson at 239-541-9099 after 5 p.m., or 239-728-7982.

Cape Coral First United Methodist Church

GriefShare is a special seminar and support group for people grieving the loss of someone close. During small group discussion time, you'll have the opportunity to interact with others who have experienced a recent loss, learn about their experiences and share your own. GriefShare is a nondenominational group and features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. It meets Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. Contact Pastor Dennis Ball at

Foundations Early Learning Center provides childcare; preschool and afterschool care for children from infants to 4 years old at Cape Coral First United Methodist Church. Free VPK is offered. The preschool's website is 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.

The Intersection Youth Ministry of Cape Coral First UMC meets from 5-7 p.m. Middle and high school students gather in The Intersection Youth Center, located on the upper floor of the church. The Curbside Caf will also be open! All students, 6th-12th grade are welcome!

The church is at 4118 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral.

Call 239-542-4051 or visit Sunday services are at 8:45 a.m. - traditional service, and 11 a.m. - casual service. Come as you are!

Center for Spiritual Living - Kirtaan

Community services are held at he "Center" the third Friday of each month. A love donation is optional. For information, call Rampersad at 239-673-9152; Sita at 239-772-0438; or the Spiritual Center at 239-574-6463.

Crosspoint Church

Have you taken an inventory of all the stuff you own lately? Have you made a list of all the things you want? When is enough, enough? In a new four-week series, "Enough," Crosspoint Church will help to bring some Biblical wisdom to our financial situation as well as struggle to find the tipping point.

Everyone is invited to Crosspoint for the series, which begins Sunday, Nov. 3.

Crosspoint offers three identical worship experiences every Sunday at 9, 10:20 and 11:40 a.m. A safe, enriching environment for children birth through elementary is offered during each service.

Crosspoint is located at 204 S.W. 11th Place, in Cape Coral. For more information visit us on the web at

Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Evangelican Presbyterian Church invites the public to join the congregation this Sunday for the worship service which starts at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Brent Lauder will continue preaching from his Romans series. Sunday school classes for all ages start at 9:15 a.m.

Also, counseling, resume writing and career coaching services are available through EPC. There are no fees for members of EPC and a sliding scale fee for non-members. To make an appointment, call the church office at 239-549-5556, extension 18, and speak to our counselor, Colleen Shue.

If you are looking for an amazing school for your children to attend, look no further! While most schools focus on academics alone, Providence Christian School strives for academic excellence within the context of a program that addresses the whole child - mind, body and spirit. Class sizes are small; curriculum is enriched and varied with attention to the development of children as unique individuals In a loving climate, children are taught to be critical thinkers and challenged to make a positive and godly difference in their world. Throughout the school community, shared values, perspectives, and biblical standards are reinforced to support what you teach at home and to encourage your children to live lives that honor God.

Enrollment for 2013-2014 school year has begun. All of the forms and information you need to apply are available going to If you have any questions, please call the school office at 549-8024.

Evangelical Presbyterian Church is at 701 Mohawk Parkway, Cape Coral. The website is and the phone number is 239-549-5556.

Faith Presbyterian Church

Faith Presbyterian Church is a Presbyterian community of joy and excitement that promises to love, comfort and respect everyone through the challenging power of Christ.

Faith is located at 4544 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral. For more information, call (239) 542-2858 or visit

First Baptist Church of Cape Coral

If you do not have a church home, First Baptist would like to extend an invitation to you to come visit the church and meet the new pastor.

First Baptist Church is offering the following community outreach meetings each week. All meetings are open to the public and are held on the church campus.

- Al-Anon Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Beginners Meeting

- Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Regular Meeting

- Al-Anon - Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Men's Meeting and Women's Meeting

- AA Thursdays at 7 p.m.

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

For information, call 239-542-3703.

First Church of God

First Church of God's mission is "Teaching God's Word-Transforming Lives and Building the Kingdom." Regular services are held each Sunday morning and Wednesday evening.

Sunday at 9:30 a.m., members and guests can hear the sounds the "Praise Team" rehearsing in the sanctuary as the adult Sunday school class assembles in the fellowship hall. As members and guests arrive there is a coffee and donut bar in the foyer to enjoy while visiting with friends, "Worship countdown" begins at 10:25 a.m. and worship starts at 10:30 a.m. A blend of contemporary, as well as traditional songs, prepares the worshipers for an inspiring, Bible based message from Pastor Don Neace.

Wednesday evening activities include adult bible study and prayer and also youth and teen programs at 7. On Friday afternoon at 4, there is a prayer meeting at the Grants' home.

The church is preparing for a weekend evening event Nov. 22 and 23 at 7 were old friends will fellowship, enjoy special music and hear dynamic preaching by former pastor, Dr. Trevor Belcher. The finale of the event will be on Sunday morning when we join with Racier Iglesia for International Sunday and the "Parade of Flags." This service will be followed by an "International Potluck Dinner"

Looking ahead on Dec. 1, guests from Teen Challenge will provide morning worship and then "Hanging of the Greens" on Dec. 4.

First Church of God is at 2213 Country Club Blvd., in Cape Coral. Telephone 239-574-5271. Please visit the web at

First Congregational Church

Join the First Congregational Church, located at 312 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral, for worship service each Sunday at 10 a.m.

Visitors will quickly discover that this is a "small church with a big heart" with people who gather in faith, worship in freedom and live in fellowship. The doors are always open as well as our hearts.

The church offers communion, Bible Study (first and third Saturday at 9 a.m.), choir, chimes, mission programs, birthday celebrations, coffee hour and many fellowship events.

For more information, call 239-574-6184 or

Coming events:

- Special Gospel Music service followed by cookout/potluck Nov. 10.

- Thanksgiving Day Potluck Dinner at noon Thursday, Nov. 28, all are welcome, call to sign up.

- Holiday Bazaar & Farmer's Market Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - lunch available along with 70 vendors selling hand crafted Items, farmers market, baked goods, collectibles, books, guy stuff, Christmas Items and a Rummage /Tag Sale Table. Something for everyone - outside and inside the hall. Plenty of parking.

There's still room for more vendors! Call 239549-7938.

Seventh-day Adventist Church of Cape Coral

All are welcome to join the Seventh-day Adventist Church of Cape Coral Saturday, Nov. 2, at 9:30 a.m., for Bible Study.

Worship Service is at 11 a.m.

Sundays, 3:30 - 4 p.m.. Comcast Channel 10 or Dish Network Channel 49

Unlocking Revelation (Insights into the book of Revelation) can also be accessed at

Coming soon:

- Nov. 9 - 5:30 p.m. Come join us for our First Annual Homecoming Sing-Spiration

- Nov. 10, 11, 12, 13, 15 and 16, at 7:30 p.m., Elizabeth Talbot will be presenting "A New Song" The Joy of a Redeemed Heart.

The Adventist Church Auditorium is at 1813 El Dorado Parkay, West, Cape Coral (off Chiquita south of Cape Coral Parkway)

Trinity Reformed Church

Trinity Reformed Church of Cape Coral will hold the following services Sunday:

9:15 - 9:55 a.m. - Sunday School (children and adults).

9:55 - 10:15 a.m. - Fellowship

10:20 a.m. - Announcements/prelude

10:30 a.m. - Worship service

6 p.m. - Worship service

The messages will be delivered by the Rev. Stephen Wetmore.

The church's "Missionary of the Month" is the Dr. Cornelius Hegeman. He is academic dean of Miami International Seminary (MINTS). He supervises distance education for pastors around the world. He travels extensively throughout Latin America teaching classes to pastors of churches who lack a desirable level of education. Regular seminary-level courses are offered in all areas, and degrees are awarded as the students advance to higher levels of learning. The pastors then teach others courses so that the program is growing exponentially.

Trinity Reformed Church is a member of the United Reformed Churches of North America, a federation of churches located throughout the United States and Canada. It is part of the wider Reformed and Presbyterian family of churches.

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

The church is at 2220 Hancock Bridge Parkway, Cape Coral. Call 239-574-1424.



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