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Calvary Lighthouse United Changes Name to The Local Church

Over three years ago, two churches united under one roof with the dream of making a greater impact for Jesus in our community for generations to come. Today, this dream is a reality. God has blessed the church. They have grown by nearly 70 percent. They are expanding, having just complete a $5.4 million campaign, […]

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Westminster Students Travel to 34th Annual Harvard Model Congress

Twenty-three students from Westminster Academy traveled to Boston, Massachusetts, for the 34th Annual Harvard Model Congress. Harvard Model Congress (HMC) is a program hosted by Harvard in which high school students from across the country have a chance to spend four days as members of the United States “government.” Students are assigned committees and deal […]

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Westminster Academy Senior Breaks Boys National 3-Point Record

Chase Johnston added to the excitement of the Westminster Academy Winter Court game on February 1, by setting a new national high school boys’ record for all-time career 3-pointers made according to MaxPreps. A senior at Westminster Academy, Johnston broke the previous national record of 520 on his second shot during the game against John […]

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Purim: When God Seems Absent

The Jewish holiday of Purim, based on the events in the book of Esther, begins this year at sunset on March 20th. Though the story of the book of Esther is a powerful one, the book has been controversial in church history. Some have suggested it should not be a part of Scriptures since it […]

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Comedy Is Good for The Soul – Seriously!

The ability to laugh together is important and profound. Laughter allows us to let our guard down and opens us up to hear a deeper message. That’s why Comedienne Dede Lomenick, founder of The Devine MOMedy says, “The ultimate joy is to communicate God’s message to an audience and do it in a way that […]

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Thank You First Responder Launches Mental Health First Aid Program

Thank You First Responder, Inc. and Broward County Commissioner Tim Ryan launched a campaign to offer a Mental Health First Aid training course to First Responders at BrandStar Studios located in Deerfield Beach, February 15, 2019. The Town Hall style meeting featured remarks by Commissioner Tim Ryan, Sheriff Gregory Tony, a MHFA course overview by […]

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Winners Announced During 9th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards

In true awards show style, more than 700 local notables, community leaders and members of the non-profit sector attended the sold-out 9th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards presented by Signature Grand and hosted by 2-1-1 Broward on February 22nd. The Awards celebrated the inspiring work of Broward County’s non-profit agencies and recognized the individual […]

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An Uncommon Partnership

  For Church United, connect, collaborate and celebrate are more than just taglines. They serve as the framework for spreading faith, hope and love throughout South Florida. We believe that as pastors and ministry leaders connect together and link arms for the sake of God’s kingdom, collaboration becomes a reflex rather than a forced activity. […]

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2-1-1 Broward Names Finalists for Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards

The finalists for the 9th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards presented by Signature Grand and hosted by 2-1-1 Broward have been announced. 2-1-1 Broward is a non-profit organization that provides 24-hour comprehensive helpline and support services to individuals and families seeking crisis intervention assistance and/or information and connections to health and human services in […]

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