A seminar to study the Bible book of Revelation, "Unlocking Revelation," is offered free to the public starting Oct. 9, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings at 7 at the Adventist Church Auditorium at 1813 El Dorado Parkway, Cape Coral. (Directions: 3 blocks west of Chiquita Boulevard, south of Cape Coral Parkway). Classes will be for 5 weeks.
Participants will receive free, colorful Bible lessons and many other helpful resource materials. There will be free child care for ages 4-10.
Pastor Roger Lucas, PhD, a specialist in New Testament studies, has presented this seminar to the enrichment and appreciation of audiences in several locations throughout the United States.
Thank you to the many donors and volunteers from Get A Life Foundation, Amazing Facts Bible School, and your local Adventist Church who are making this seminar possible.
For more info or to register online, go to www.bibleprophecyseminars.com or call 239-540-1290
Cape Christian Fellowship
Join Cape Christian Fellowship this weekend as Van Ibasan continues the series Bold Crossings with the message, "Jesus' Last Words." Contemporary 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 more information, visit www.capechristian.com or call 772-LOVE (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, and runs from 6-8 p.m. at the church and Veterans Park.
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 www.foundationselc.org and has information on programs, curriculum and educational philosophy. The center 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 239-542-4051.
Cape Coral First is located at 4118 Coronado Parkway, Cape Coral. Phone: 239-542-4051; www.capecoralfirst.org.
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 program is open to the public. We will take song requests, 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 www.cuppa-life.com for more information.
Chabad Jewish center
The Chabad Jewish center offers free services for the Jewish high holiday of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur
Chabad's services are "user-friendly," making it enjoyable and meaningful for both the beginner and the advanced. Song, commentary and the use of English-Hebrew prayer books, enable those of all levels to become active participants in the services.
Yom Kippur began after sundown on the eve of Friday, Oct. 7, and extends until nightfall today, Oct. 8.
Chabad Jewish Center will be holding Yom Kippur services this year at 4706 Chiquita Blvd., S., Cape Coral.
- Today, Oct. 8, Morning Service - 9:30 a.m. Yizkor Service - 11:30 a.m. Mincha/Neilah - 6 p.m. Shofar Sounding - 7:42 p.m. Followed by refreshments
Cost: There is no cost
Women of the Word is a program that bring 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 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.
Faith Bible Fellowship
Faith Bible Fellowship is a new church in town with ordinary people, but an extraordinary God! Pastor Dan Roth and the FBF family invite you to join them for the Contemporary Praise and Worship service Sundays at 10 a.m.
Faith Bible Fellowship meets at the Cape Coral Youth Center, located off of Santa Barbara Boulevard and Mid Cape Terrace, at 315 S.W. 2nd Ave., Cape Coral. Come visit us as we purpose to love God, love others and make disciples for Christ.
For more information or directions, visit FBF411.com or call us at 239-458-0020
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 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.
Grace Church to host Family Fall Festival
Grace Church at 13 S.E. 21st Place, at the corner of Southeast 21st Place and Hancock Bridge Parkway, Cape Coral, will be holding a free Family Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 22, from 4-7 p.m.
There will be food, music, games, face painting, prizes, petting zoo, bounce house and other fun stuff.
Guests can also visit Southwest Florida's largest Pumpkin Patch.
For additional information, call 574-7161.
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, mothproof) 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
Trinity Reformed Church
The following programs and services are offered a Trinity Reformed Church:
- Oct. 9: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School (children and adults)
10:30 a.m. - Sunday morning worship service - Sermon "Christ Our Rock" (Numbers 20:1-13) The congregation will observe the Lord's Supper during the service.
5:15 p.m. Prayer meeting
6 p.m. - Sunday evening worship service - Sermon: "Falling Sparros & Counting Hairs" (Matthew 10:24-33)
The messages delivered by Steven Wetmore.
The church's "MIssionary of the Month" is Dr. Cornelius Hegeman, academic deat at Miami International Seminary. Hegeman 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.
There will be an offering for Hegeman during the morning services.
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 www.sermonaudio.com/trinityreformed.
Trinity Reformed Church is located at 2220 Hancock Bridge Parkway in Cape Coral. For more information, call 239-574-1424.