Houses of Worship

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 […]

First Time-Fun Time for Marco Lutheran Church

Sounds of Bob Marley filled the air as Dave Tobiasz smiled and rendered his judgment on the success of Marco Lutheran Church’s inaugural Community Fun Day. “Things have gone great,” said Tobiasz, who chaired the committee that organized the recent event, which featured live music, food, games for children and adults, a raffle, an introduction to the N. Collier Boulevard […]

Celebrating the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Blessed Virgin Mary’s role as the mother of Jesus and a symbol of faith and hope was celebrated reverentially at San Marco Catholic Church’s annual May Crowning ceremony. Roman Catholics traditionally honor Mary during May, including a Mass highlighted by a devotional ceremony in which children who’ve recently made their First Communion place a crown of flowers on a […]

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