Area churches invite you to services and events

Posted 12/2/20

Area churches invite you for services and special events. Please be advised, due to COVID-19, many churches are asking that you wear a mask.

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Area churches invite you to services and events


Okeechobee County

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Christian Church, 3055 SE 18th Terrace, will hold Sunday Worship service at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. No children’s service at this time. Wednesday Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Social distancing is practiced

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Church of Christ, 2130 S.E. Ninth Ave. holds Sunday worship service live at 10:30 a.m. and can be viewed on Facebook. Wednesday service is held via Facebook only and is available all day. For information, call Pastor Mike Hanlon at 863-447-9563. Visit Facebook at

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Missionary Baptist Church, 4212 U.S. 441 N., will hold Sunday Services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday evening services begin at 7 p.m. For information, call 863-763-3681, 912-294-3496 or email Brother Ben Brittain is the associate pastor at Bay Lake Missionary Baptist Church in Goveland.

OKEECHOBEE — Brighton Baptist Church, 24050, State Road 70 W., will hold Sunday morning worship service at 11 a.m. The Sunday morning preaching service is now on Facebook. The pastor is Calvin H. Fryar. For information, call 863-763-3063 or 863-447-0639.

OKEECHOBEE — First Baptist Church of Okeechobee (ROC), 401 S.W. Fourth St., will hold Sunday services at 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. Senior pastor is Mark McCarter. For information, call 863-763-2171, email, or visit

OKEECHOBEE — Church of Our Saviour (Episcopal), 200 N.W. Third Street, would like to extend an invitation for you to come and worship with them. Church services are Sunday at 10:30 a.m. with drive-up communion in front of the church from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday Night Service at 6 p.m. For information, visit their Facebook page at: Church of Our Saviour Okeechobee, or call the church office Tuesday through Friday at 863-763-4843.

OKEECHOBEE — Freedom Baptist Church, 1902 S. Parrott Ave. (next to Wolfgang Jewelers), will hold Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday evening service will be held via livestream at 7 p.m. on their Facebook page. For information, call 863-447-1805 Pastor Mike Worf.

OKEECHOBEE — More 2 Life Ministries, Osceola Middle School Gym, holds Sunday services at 10 a.m. You can watch services live online at The pastor is Cary McKee. For information, call 863-467-0796.

OKEECHOBEE — Fountain of Life Church, 1302 S.W. 32nd St., holds Sunday Service at 10:30 a.m. and Bible study is held on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Livestream services via their Facebook page. Pastor Dave Robertson. For information, call 863-763-8945 or 863-801-1297; email; or visit

OKEECHOBEE — North Church of God, 15949 N.W. 30th Terrace, holds Sunday services at 11 a.m. and Wednesday evening services at 7 p.m. The pastor is Don Leon. For information, call 863-634-0344.

OKEECHOBEE — Treasure Island Baptist Church, 4209 Hwy. 441 S.E., holds services on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday and Sunday evening services are held at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Douglas T. Ryan. For information, call 561-541-7087 or visit

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Church of the Trinity, 1857 U.S. 441, holds services on Sunday at 10 a.m. and Bible study on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Youth services are held during the week.

OKEECHOBEE — Calvary Chapel of Okeechobee, 212 S. Parrott Ave. in Okeechobee, holds in-person services on Sunday at 10 a.m. Bible student will be held on Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. Zoom meeting will be held. Pastor Carlos Amador. CDC guildines will be followed including social distancing seating and masks. Temperatures will be taken at the door. For information, call 863 623-5283, or visit

OKEECHOBEE — Oakview Baptist Church, 677 S.W. 32 Street, is having Sunday morning services at 10:30 a.m.

OKEECHOBEE — The Seventh Day Christian Church, 912 N.W. Park St./S.R. 70 W., invites the public to their Friday service held at 7:30 p.m. and Sabbath School held on Saturdays at 11 a.m. Social distancing of 6 feet will be required.

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Christian Church, 3055 SE 18th Terrace, will hold Sunday Worship service at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. No children’s service at this time. Wednesday Bible Study is at 7 p.m. Social distancing is practiced.

OKEECHOBEE — Trinity Free Will Baptist Church, 1840 N.E. 39th Blvd. (Cemetery Road), will hold church services on Sunday from 10 a.m. to noon and Wednesday Bible Study from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Pastor Thomas Dees. Face masks and social distancing are required. For information, call 863-763-4962.

OKEECHOBEE — Westside Christian Church, 8082 SR 70 W., will host Sunday services at 10 a.m. and Bible study on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Both will be livestreamed. Social distancing will be observed.

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Missionary Baptist Church, 4212 U.S. 441, will host Sunday Bible school at 9:45 a.m. and worship at 10:45 a.m. The Baptist Training Course will be on Sunday at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday night worship is at 6:30 p.m. Social distancing will be practiced.

OKEECHOBEE — Peace Lutheran Church, 750 N.W. 23rd Lane, Okeechobee, will hold Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Communion is offered on the first and third Sundays of each month. The church does follow guidelines of face masks and social distancing. Sanitation stations are set up at the entrance with sanitizer and face masks if you do not have your own. No offering plates are passed. Offering plates are stationed at the entrance. Individual cups are used. For information, call 863-763-5042.

OKEECHOBEE — Northside Baptist Church, 51 N.W. 98th St., hosts Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. Wednesday evening bible study begins at 6:30 p.m.

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Presbyterian Church, 312 N. Parrott Ave., is open for worship on Sundays at 10 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. (Use the Fourth Street entrance.) Family groups may sit together, others will need to maintain social distancing.

BASINGER — Community Church of Basinger, 19836 U.S. 98 N., will host Sunday morning services at 11 a.m. and live on Facebook. No children’s church at this time.

OKEECHOBEE — Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 901 S.W. Sixth Street, Okeechobee, has reopened the church building to the public. Monday through Friday Mass, is at 8:30 a.m. in English. Wednesday Mass is at 7:30 p.m. in Spanish. Saturday Mass is 4:30 p.m. in English, and 7:30 p.m. in Spanish. Sunday Mass is 7:30 a.m. in English; 10 a.m. in English; and 12:15 p.m. in Spanish. Those who attend services are asked to wear a face mask, and maintain social distancing by sitting only in spots designated by blue crosses (couples may sit together). Bathrooms will not be open. Please do not congregate before of after Mass inside or out of the church. Services are also still available via Facebook.

OKEECHOBEE — Everglades Baptist Church is holding services on the church property across the street from the Everglades Elementary School bus loop (faces Southeast Sixth Street). Service are at 8:30 a.m. every Sunday indefinitely. Bring your own chair. Social distancing will be observed. There are no evening services until further notice.

OKEECHOBEE — Alpha Ministries at Freedom Ranch, 11655 U.S. 441 S.E., will hold Sunday services at 11 a.m. Children’s Church will not be held at this time. Pastor John Glenn. For information, call 863-763-9800;;;; or visit their Facebook page. Social distancing is practiced at services.

Hendry County

CLEWISTON — Faith Lutheran Church in Clewiston, 810 Cedar St., and St. Peter’s Lutheran in Belle Glade hold live and online services on Sunday, at 10:30 a.m. Live services will be held at the Clewiston location only. Online services are on Faith Lutheran’s Facebook page. Those attending services are required to keep social distancing and wear masks. For information, call Pastor Angel Ramos at 786-398-3604.

LABELLE — Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 1098 Collingswood Parkway (just south of State Road 80 East), has reopened their Thrift Shop on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is all renewed and sanitized. Sunday Service begins at 10 a.m. with Rev. Elizabeth Nelson. For information, call Rev. Hollingsworth at 863-517-0356.

Glades County

BUCKHEAD RIDGE — Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church, 1731 Hunter Road, invites the public to 11 a.m. Sunday service. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. Social distancing will be practiced, come out for good preaching, fellowship and worship of the Lord. Sunday evening service is at 6 p.m.

BUCKHEAD RIDGE — St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, off State Road 78 at Chobee Loop, has reopened the church with Sunday Mass at 10 a.m.

LAKEPORT — Lakeport Christian Church, 10947 State Road 78, is open on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. for worship. Face masks are recommended and practice social distancing for the safety of members and visitors. No plates will be passed. Offerings may be placed in the plates made available. Communion is distributed individually. You will be welcomed but there will be no handshaking.

LAKEPORT — Point of Light Fellowship Church, 15399 E. SR 78, is hosting Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. Social distancing will be practiced. Services are also on Facebook on Sunday mornings at 10:45 a.m. and Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. at

LAKEPORT — Maple Grove Baptist Church, 12777 SR 78, holds Sunday Life Group services at 9:45 a.m., worship Service at 11 a.m. Wednesday evening service is at 6 p.m.

MOORE HAVEN — Moore Haven Church of God of Prophecy, 399 Avenue E, is holding Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. Social distancing will be observed. Hand sanitizer will be available and some masks but the public is encouraged to bring their own.

MOORE HAVEN — First Baptist Church, 300 Avenue J, has an adult life group, Bible study and fellowship led by Joe and Lauren Thompson on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. This is for adults ages 18 through 49, too old for youth groups and not quite a “keenager.”

MOORE HAVEN — St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church, on U.S. 27 in Moore Haven, has reopened. Masses are Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. (Spanish) and Sundays 8 a.m.

Editor’s note: Add your church service updates to this list. Email information to or call 863-763-3134.

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