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Jan 29, 2015, 13:30 ET

Non-Profits Heed Call to Action Towards Big Goals in 2015

 Representatives from 39 different Tampa Bay area charities assembled at the historic Fort Harrison this week to network and collaborate for...

Jan 29, 2015, 12:05 ET
Church's Chicken serves up food for five people for $10 with the Big Game Box, available now through Sunday, February 1.

Church's Chicken® Proves It's A Top Contender For The "Big Game" Viewing Parties On February 1

Church's Chicken®, one of the largest quick-service restaurant chicken chains in the world, has what it takes to be the life of the party for...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:07 ET

Church's Chicken® Takes A Bite Out Of College Costs With $1,000 Scholarships

 Church's Chicken® is currently offering 175 high-school seniors— and their parents— the chance to take some of the heat out...

Jan 14, 2015, 08:25 ET
The Church's app is now available in the Apple App and Google Play stores.

Church's® Launches New Mobile App That Clicks With Fans Who 'Have the Love' For Chicken

 Church's Chicken®, one of the largest quick-service chicken chains in the world, recently launched a free mobile application that taps...

Jan 12, 2015, 16:00 ET

Music will Come Alive this Winter at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale with the Westminster Concert Bell Choir and Soloist Ashley Palmer Lindsay

 The Christmas season is over, but First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale's 2014-2015 Concert Series is still going strong. On January...

Dec 29, 2014, 08:35 ET

Beyond Today Program Moves to Full Network Television

 The Beyond Today television program has become known for practical solutions for today and real hope for tomorrow. Now the program is...

Dec 28, 2014, 12:30 ET
Scientologists and community volunteers were acknowledged by Church representatives in Fort Harrison ballroom Holiday Party

Church of Scientology Acknowledges Community Leaders at Holiday Party

After a year of assistance to the community, tutoring, teaching the truth about drugs, instilling basic human rights and showing others the Way to...

Dec 24, 2014, 13:30 ET

What Does The Spirit Of Giving Mean To A Scientologist?

 The Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization and its parishioners established a record 10,000 volunteer hours over the holidays during...

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...