July 14, 2010
Seven members of Woodland, The Community Church, will be heading to Uganda July 18 to visit with orphans.
July 11, 2010
Friends and families from Bayside Community Church enjoyed a day at the beach during the church's Family Fun Day and Water Baptism July 11. The congregation headed to Coquina Beach, where members dined on hamburgers and hot dogs before church leaders performed water baptisms.
June 30, 2010
The Rev. Fr. Peter Andronache will lead St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church after the Very Rev. Archimandrite Frank Kirlangitis retired.
June 25, 2010
About 250 East County children embarked on a journey into outer space during Harvest United Methodist Church's Vacation Bible School June 21-25. The space-themed camp featured a variety of activities throughout the week.
June 25, 2010
Children at Faith Preschool’s Faith Camp summer program enjoyed a special water day June 25. The camp, which is designed for children ages 2-6 and began this week, runs in sessions through July 23 at Faith United Church of Christ.
June 22, 2010
Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch hosted its annual Vacation Bible School June 14-18.
June 3, 2010
Sarasota Baptist will be hosting a representative from www.truecouponing.com tonight at its Lakewood Ranch campus to teach families how to save money on their grocery bills.
May 17, 2010
Despite the rainy weather, members of Woodland - The Community Church gathered at the church's athletic fields May 16 for a spring fling event. Festivities included a Great American Hamburger Cook Off, live music, bounce houses and more.
May 4, 2010
Former NFL player Todd Williams made a special appearance at a recent 'homeless box treat' hosted at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Community.
April 25, 2010
The youth group at Faith United Church of Christ spent the weekend of April 23-24 fighting hunger "On an Empty Stomach" as part of World Vision's 30-hour famine. Students used the opportunity to raise money to help feed and care for hungry children and their families worldwide. Additionally, the group camped out in cardboard boxes on the church's lawn and participated in service projects for Manatee Children's Services.
12 LWRBA March Membership Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
12 March Membership Luncheon
15 Irish Celtic 5K, Lakewood Ranch
8:00 am - 10:00 am
15 Palma Sola Botanical Park plants, antiques and crafts sale
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
22 5th Annual Ponies for Pups
22 Lakewood Ranch Community Fund 'Havana Nights' Gala
23 The Bridal EXPO
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
26 LWRBA March Executive Briefing
7:30 am - 9:00 am
Daylight Saving Time starts 2 a.m. Sunday, so be sure to set your alarm accordingly.
The Tabernacle Christian School middle school student Lauren Medred, an East County resident, earned top vocal honors, taking first place in vocal solo female category of the Florida League of Christian School’s Festival of the Academics and Arts Feb. 28 and March 1 at Southeastern University in Lakeland.
Manatee County schools dominated a state technology competition with five of six top-three finishes earned by Manatee County schools during the 35th annual Technology Student Association State Competition late February.