March 2018  
Upcoming Events


A.A. Meeting
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Covered Dish Dinner
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Bring a dish large enough to share with 6-8 folks. Entree or dessert or both :-) Buffet style fellowship. Gospel Sing follows immediately!
Gospel Sing
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Open mic. Bring your instrument and accompany the singers and the audience as we celebrate in song


Adult Bible Study
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
We presently offer two adult Bible Study Classes. One meets in Fellowship Hall and is facilitated by The Pastor.
The second class meets in the Sanctuary is facilitated by Leland and Beth Crawford . Material used to enhance their study is Bible Explorer from Lifeway. Every one is welcome Come early for refreshments.
11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Worship in Fellowship, Music and Message.


N.A. Meeting
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


Conference with Pastor
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Pastor is available for private conference everyTuesday from 10 AM until 2 PM. Please call 941-685-4367 to establish an appointment


Midweek Prayer Service
6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Group time of prayer as we share our praise and concerns with our Lord and each other.
Midweek Bible Study
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pastor facilitates. DVD or verse by verse. Bring your favorite Study Bible and other Resources
Bible Search
Military Care Boxes

We send boxes regularyly to the men and women of our armed forces. 

Boxes are sent to family member and suggestions we receive from websites and 
other sources.  Send us an email if you have a service member for our list.

Donations may be dropped off in theoutside  package drop box on the East end of the Sanctuary
building or in the Vestibule during any of the hours the building is open

What to Send Someone Who is Deployed

Food and drink

  • Powdered drink mix. 
  • Meal enhancers. 
  • Quick protein. Energy bars, tuna fish, sardines, non-perishable beef jerky, or beef summer sausage. Make sure the meat is labeled USDA Beef.
  • Snacks. Look for small, hard containers of chips, pretzels, and nuts. These are easier to carry than large containers. Avoid bags, which may burst under high pressure.
  • Snack cakes, cheese crackers, and cookies are in high demand.  Candy and gum. Avoid chocolate 

Personal care and clothing

 Avoid aerosol cans. 

  • Toiletries. Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, cotton swabs, shaving lotion, disposable razors, shampoo, individually packaged tissues.
  • Personal care. Individually packaged baby wipes, eye drops, lip balm, lotion, aspirin or other pain reliever, feminine hygiene products for women.
  • Foot care. Moleskin, medicated foot powder, athlete's-foot ointment.
  •  Goggle-style sunglasses. 
  • Cotton socks and underwear. Make sure the garments are made of 100 percent cotton rather than a cotton blend.
  • Fingerless gloves, stocking caps, 

Entertainment and communication

  •  Batteries. Size AA and D batteries are in high demand.
  • Disposable camera.
  • Writing material. Notepaper, envelopes, pens, pencils, and stamps.
  • Phone cards. Shop around to get the best deal on overseas minutes.

Reminders of home

In every care package, be sure to include a personal note or other special reminder of home.

Letter of appreciation/thanks

Photographs, drawings, and videotapes of your activities at home will be comforting to your service member.  

What not to send

There may be items you cannot send, depending on where your service member is located. Chocolate does not ship well, it melts.  If your service member is in the Middle East or Persian Gulf areas, you should not send anything that would offend people of the Islamic faith, including pork or pork by-products.


      QUESTION??  Contact Alice or Cindy Stone (941-474-7647)

                                           Bob Sharp (941-685-4367)


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