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Dec 18, 2014, 13:49 ET

Scientology Volunteer Ministers of Tampa Bay Offer Holiday Cheer and Tools for Life at Clearwater's Winter Wonderland

Though they have seen action at disaster sites from Ground Zero to Indonesia to Japan, for the last two weeks twenty members of the Scientology...

Dec 11, 2014, 14:20 ET

Fracking Scorecard: 2014 Investor Report Shows Few Energy Companies Willing To Disclose Practices

 A handful of the 30 largest oil and gas companies engaged in hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking', have improved their standing in an annual...

Dec 11, 2014, 13:47 ET
Elves of Clearwater Academy help Santa present gifts to foster children in Church of Scientology Fort Harrison Walking Park

1 Year Old Fort Harrison Park In Clearwater Hosts Children's Holiday Celebration

 "I want a 'Barbie Doll,'" the 4-year old told Santa Claus sitting on his red chair in front of the 10-foot Christmas tree in the Fort Harrison...

Dec 06, 2014, 18:51 ET
This four-feet tall gingerbread house decorates the lobby of the Church of Scientology's Fort Harrison Auditorium,and was created with 185 pounds of gingerbread, 95 pounds of frosting, more than 2,000 pieces of candy, and 1,652 individual gingerbread-cookie shingles that cap the roof. An electric train circles the winter landscape setting.

Gingerbread House Brings Holiday Cheer to the Church of Scientology's Fort Harrison Retreat

Gingerbread has been a mainstay of the culinary world since antiquity, but the Fort Harrison chefs make it seem new again with annual gingerbread...

Dec 05, 2014, 16:35 ET

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale's Annual Angel Tree Tradition Brings Christmas Joy to 250 Children

 Members of the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale are embracing the Christmas spirit once again this year as they participate in the...

Nov 27, 2014, 11:30 ET

An Afternoon of Hats, Wine and Chocolates Benefits My Hope Chest

 Of the fifty attendees who participated in an Afternoon of Hats, Wine and Chocolates, only three were cancer survivors. However, in the Fort...

Nov 26, 2014, 08:04 ET
Patriarch John X and Metropolitan Joseph

Patriarch from Syria coming to enthrone new head of Antiochian Church in America

The head of one of the oldest churches on earth will come to America to enthrone the new head of one of the largest Orthodox Christian Chuin North...

Nov 20, 2014, 16:31 ET

Memphis Pastor hosts Special Tribute & Thanksgiving Service honoring the Life and Ministry of Prominent Minister, Dr. Myles Munroe, his wife Ruth, Pastor Richard Pinder and six of their ministry colleagues.

DJ Roker, founder and lead pastor of Redemptive Life Church in Memphis, Tennessee, plan to joins hundreds of Munroe's associates throughout...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:15 ET

Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale Continues a 60-Year Tradition of Giving by Providing more than 700 Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

 The true spirit of giving and helping those in need will come alive on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at First Presbyterian Church of Fort...

Nov 18, 2014, 14:00 ET

South Main Baptist Church Proudly Presents the US Army Chorus Live!

 On Saturday November 22nd, 2014 at 6 pm, the sounds of time honored marches and verses will echo throughout the sanctuary of South Main...

Nov 13, 2014, 12:24 ET

Fort Harrison's Wine and Chocolate Tasting Benefits My Hope Chest

 On Sunday the 16th of November, members of the Clearwater community will gather at the Fort Harrison to raise funds and awareness for My Hope...

Nov 12, 2014, 15:13 ET

Event Is About Not Minimizing God, The Evidence Of This Generation's Faith Revitalization Is Unmistakable

World Outreach Church of Murfreesboro, TN, has announced an event to kick off the holiday season with a whole new way to celebrate God. Called...

Nov 06, 2014, 12:50 ET

Red Ribbon Week Highlighted at Charity Coalition in Clearwater

 Eighty-five individuals, representing more than 20 charitable groups assembled at the Fort Harrison in Clearwater this past week in honor of...

Oct 31, 2014, 12:11 ET

Tennessee Pastor Says 'Some Churches Are Just Too Boring,' This Is Why People Are Not Attending!

 When Pastor DJ Roker arrived in Memphis, starting a life-giving church was the farthest thing from his mind. The media and marketing...

Oct 29, 2014, 05:00 ET

Funeral services set for beloved civil rights activist and Call and Post Editor Connie Harper

 Funeral services for Constance D. Harper, Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher of Ohio's largest black newspaper, the Call and Post, will...

Oct 27, 2014, 07:15 ET

The Free Web App That's Changing the Face of Ministry

Church attendance is declining. It's not so much that there are fewer members, it's that members just don't attend as often as they once did. With...

Oct 24, 2014, 15:54 ET

Mt. Calvary Christian Center Church files lawsuit against Washington State Liquor Control Board, City of Seattle and owner of Uncle Ike's Pot Shop to revoke shop's license

Mt. Calvary Christian Center Church of God in Christ has filed a lawsuit against the Washington State Liquor Control Board, the City of...

Oct 23, 2014, 12:22 ET

Rock Concert Raises Awareness for A Drug Free World

On Saturday the 4th of October, more than 200 music enthusiasts rocked out in the historic Fort Harrison owned by the Church of Scientology to...

Oct 22, 2014, 14:55 ET

Memphis Pastor Begins Cutting-Edge Ministry, After Being Tired with Church as Usual!

When DJ Roker arrived in Memphis from the Bahamas, starting a life-giving church was the farthest thing from his mind. The media and marketing...

Oct 22, 2014, 14:00 ET

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale's Concert Series Continues on Sunday, October 26, 2014 with Organist Chelsea Chen

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale's 2014-2015 Concert Series provides the perfect source of entertainment for music lovers of all ages....