Houses of Worship

Fairway Church Brings Creative Outreach to East Naples

Fairway Church puts its motto, “Helping People Take Their Next Step With God,” into practice in some unique ways. The East Naples church recently held their first-ever “Bring Your Dog to Church Day.” Dogs and their humans enjoyed special stations set up in the church, which included Christmas ornaments for dogs, puzzle boxes and treats. PetSmart was on hand for […]

United Church Retires Bargain Basket Mortgage

They came early on a Friday morning to celebrate two wonderful events at the United Church of Marco Island’s popular Bargain Basket Thrift Shop on Bald Eagle Drive. Since 1975, the popular shopping venue has provided financing for many of the church’s local outreach programs and philanthropy efforts and has been a popular draw for residents and visitors alike.   In […]

High Holiday Services at JCMI

The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island (JCMI) prepares for its High Holiday Services in September. All of faith are welcome to the congregation of more than 150 families of diverse backgrounds. There is a $100 charge for each guest for the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Nonmembers who reside in the City of Marco area can join the synagogue […]

Volunteer Crews Pay It Forward

Although Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida on September 10, 2017, many area families are living in homes still desperately in need of immediate repairs; and some remain displaced, unable to return to their homes. Thankfully, volunteer crews descended upon Southwest Florida during their summer vacation, giving of their time and manpower to rebuild homes for families gravely impacted by Irma. […]

Knights of Columbus | A Strong Tradition of Service to Their Community

Like many organizations, the Knights of Columbus, which is affiliated with Catholic churches throughout the United States, is dedicated to service within its church and the community it serves. Their origins reach back to the late 19th century, with a young 29-year-old assistant pastor in St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, Connecticut. Father Michael J. McGivney saw a need to […]

JCMI Helps Feed Local Seniors

The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island (JCMI), following the Jewish custom of Tzedakah, the ethical obligation to do what is right and just, raises money to feed seniors in our community. Every Fourth of July, a Barbeque Dinner is held as a fundraiser. The money raised by our JCMI members at our barbeque is used to buy Publix gift cards, […]

Wesley United Methodist Church Welcomes New Pastor

On any given Sunday, the Wesley United Methodist Church offers a contemporary service at 9 AM and a traditional service at 10:30 AM with Sunday school classes offered at the coinciding times; however, on Sunday, July 8th, they held a special 10 AM combined service followed by a welcome reception to officially greet Reverend Bill Fisackerly and his family to […]

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