Gulf Coast Village announce the ordination of Tom Hafer, reverend of Gulf Coast Village. After seminary, and being approved by the Board of Ecclesiastical Studies, Reverend Hafer, and eight other individuals were ordained as pastors in the Church of the Volunteers of America, Sunday June 12, 2011, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. They will all continue to serve in various locations throughout the country; serving in senior living communities, inner city homeless shelters, affordable housing for veterans and Americans with disabilities. Reverend Hafer is the only ordained pastor serving in the State of Florida for the Volunteers of America.
The public is invited to join Reverend Tom Hafer, and other parishioners from Gulf Coast Village's family of senior living options every Sunday for church service. The service brings the generations together in worship. Faith Community Fellowship is located in the Auditorium of Gulf Coast Village. Services are at 10:45 a.m., and all denominations and ages, are welcome. The only requirement is a heart for fellowship and a mind for mission. For more information please call 239-772-1333, or visit them on the Internet at www.gulfcoastvillage.org.