Students at Sprouts Child Development Center of Harvest United Methodist Church strapped on their helmets and pedaled away during the preschoolâ€™s fifth annual St. Jude Trike-A-Thon Feb. 7-8. Proceeds from the event will benefit St. Jude Childrenâ€™s Research Hospital.
Members of Temple Emanu-El honored the temple's vice president of membership, Kim Sheintal, with a special luncheon Feb. 6.
Although wintry white stuff wasn't a part of Friday's forecast, students at Tabernacle Christian School enjoyed a rare snow day during the school's winter wonderland Jan. 28. The students took their inflatable rafts up a hill on the school grounds and zoomed down on a bed of real snow â€” which quickly melted under the Florida sunshine.
Bayside Community Church is joining nearly 1,000 other churches across the world in Awakening, a three-week commitment of prayer and fasting.
After being stuck in Haiti for two extra days, Kathy Benham and Christie Leonard returned to Florida Dec. 12 after meeting Republican Sarah Palin, her husband, Todd, and daughter, Bristol.
Dave Sturkey, founding pastor of Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch preached his final sermon at the church Dec. 24.
The High School Youth Group from Christ Presbyterian Church enjoyed an old-fashioned hay ride down Lakewood Ranch Main Street Dec. 20.