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By Staff | Jun 8, 2018

Branch of Life Christian Fellowship welcomes pastor from Ecuador

The Branch of Life Christian Fellowship in Cape Coral welcomes Pastor Hernan Robalino from Quito, Ecuador, this Sunday, June 10, for the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Pastor Hernan is the founder and pastor of the Path of Life Christian Church and director of the Ecuador House of Prayer. He will be sharing all of what God is doing in Ecuador.

The public is invited to meet Pastor Hernan and hear his presentation.

The Branch of Life Christian Fellowship, located at 422 N.E. 2nd Place, is a non-denominational, Spirit-filled, contemporary Christian church. Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. with children’s church provided. Wednesday Bible studies are at 7 p.m. Communion is shared the first Sunday of every month. All faith backgrounds are welcome.

For more information, call the church office at 239-464-4803 or email Branchoflife@juno.com

Christ Lutheran Church’s Vacation Bible School June 18-21

Christ Lutheran Church invites all children ages 4 1/2-9 to attend its Hero Central Vacation Bible School, June 18-21, from 6-8 p.m., at the church, located at 2507 Del Prado Blvd., S. (Christ Lutheran shares space with Epiphany Episcopal Church). A free family supper will be served from 5:30-6 p.m., followed by the program.

This superhero adventure experience includes music that will energize your ears, interactive Bible fun, super science experiments, cool crafts, hands-on mission hero work, snacks, games, community speakers and more.

To be part of the “super fun” at VBS?Hero Central, call Julie Rieb at 239-542-2709, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church celebrating 106th anniversary

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Myers will be celebrating the church’s 106th anniversary throughout the month of June.

A number of special services and programs have been scheduled, starting with tonight’s Community Praise and Worship at 7 p.m.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is at 2030 Palm Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33916. For additional information about the church or its programs, call 239-334-1557.

Pastor Jeanne’s Farewell Concert June 22 at Beach United Methodist

Paul Todd & Friends will perform at Pastor Jeanne’s Farewell Concert Friday, June 22, at 7 p.m., at Beach United Methodist Church, 155 Bay Road, Fort Myers Beach. A free-will offering will be taken to support the church’s ministry.

The church also invites everyone to join the congregation Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m., with a hymn sing at 10:15. The gatherings will be held in Fellowship Hall for the summer.

For additional information, call 239-463-9656, e-mail fmbumc@comcast.net or visit www.beachunitedmethodist.org

Local churches, organizations to host food distribution June 16

Mission Community Church, a new church starting in downtown Fort Myers, and One Generation Away, an organization based in Nashville, Tenn., has partnered with Team Music is Love(TN), Feed America First and House of Ride Nature to host a 40,000-pound food distribution in downtown Fort Myers on Saturday, June 16.

The event, which will be held at The House of Ride Nature, 2464 Second St., is open to the public and grocery cart of food to will be distributed to each family in attendance (first come, first serve).

The June 16 event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., and will help those families still in need of assistance from the ongoing effects of the hurricane.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Mission Community Church at info@mymissioncc.com or www.mymissioncc.com for more details.