Clergy offer coastal blessing at lighthouse
On Sunday, June 1 at the Crooked River Lighthouse, four local clergy participated in the annual Coastal Blessing service, offering prayers for the safety of the community during the present hurricane season.
Pastor Ron Barks of the Assembly of God church, Mother Phoebe McFarlin of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Pastor Mark Collins, from the
Following the clergy, volunteer Dan Cox read a traditional Native American blessing, acknowledging the humility of man before the power of nature.
Afterwards, while all were gathered in the meeting room for refreshments, a new neighbor, Jeanne Van Pelt, arrived to tell how much she enjoyed hearing the prayers and blessings, along with the music. She and her husband have rented the Rocha house directly behind the property, and she had a great view of the proceedings from the upstairs balcony. Another hurricane season has begun; may the calm prevail.
Youth plan July 4 breakfast on island
The Re:Action youth group of the Apalachicola-St. George Island Cooperative Parish will have a Fourth of July pancake breakfast at the St. George Island United Methodist Church.
Join us for all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee for only $6. The time is 7:30 to 10 a.m. this Friday. All proceeds go toward their trip to the Jesus Culture Conference.
Lanark church hosts July 12 fundraiser
The Community Church in Lanark Village will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Church on 171 Spring Street in Lanark Village. All proceeds will be used for repairs and restoration of the
There will be a silent auction, fish fry and yard sale with lots of live entertainment, featuring Cary Moon, H.J. Kuntry and more. Some auction items are two Trane HVAC systems, refrigerator, two ranges, dining room set, jewelry, art, Crooked River Grill dinner tickets, Hog Wild dinner tickets plus more.
Bring a lawn chair and umbrella. It might get hot that weekend! For more information, call Shirley Cox at 697-4195.