Church of Buttonwood Bay

SEBRING — Services are held each Sunday at 9 a.m. in the picnic grove next to the Recreation Hall. On Sunday, Oct. 11, Pastor Cecil Hess will speak on the subject, “Thankful For Our Handicaps.” Special music is always part of the service. Nondenominational and open to the public. The church is on U.S. 27, four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. For information, call 863-446-3695.

Church of the Way

SEBRING — The Church of the Way meets at 10:30 a.m. We practice proper social distancing as we meet. The message given by Pastor Daryl Brezee will be from “Song of Solomon: Weekends in Wisdom.” The church is at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive in Sebring. Call 863-471-6140.

Cornerstone Christian Church

AVON PARK — On Sunday, Oct. 11 Pastor Toby Cribbs will bring a special message, “The Cornerstone of the Word,” from 1 Peter 2:1-8. Everyone is welcome. If you can’t attend you can watch on Facebook. October is Pastor appreciation month. We appreciate our pastor. The church is at 1003 W. Pine Street in Avon Park. Call 863-633-0677.

First Baptist Church of Avon Park

AVON PARK — Senior Pastor Jon Beck will bring the morning message. The nursery is available for the morning service. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. Call 863-453-6681 or email

First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine

SEBRING — Sunday, Oct. 11, please join us for praise and worship as Pastor Stephen Ahrens continues a new sermon series, “Divine Design: Biblical Views on Economic and Political Issues in America.” Our Contemporary Service begins at 9:30 a.m. along with Junior Church for elementary-age children. We also have a Traditional Service at 11 a.m. You can follow us on Facebook. The church is at 111 Lake Josephine Drive in Sebring. Like us on Facebook (First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine), email us at or call 863-655-1524.

First Presbyterian ARP Church of Sebring

SEBRING — On Sunday, Oct. 11, Rev. Darrell A. Peer will give the sermon, “Today’s Mercies For Today’s Troubles” from Lamentations 3:22-23, Matthew 6:34. Adult Bible study Wednesday morning. The church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. in Sebring. Call 863-385-0107.

Heartland Christian Church

SEBRING — On Sunday, Oct. 11, while practicing social distancing, we will open our Praise and Worship Service with Pastor Frank Moore at 10 a.m. We are also resuming Sunday Bible Study with John Bauer at 9 a.m. and Sunday Prayer & Praise with John Bauer at 4 p.m. On Wednesday, at 6 p.m. is midweek Gathering with Pastor Frank Moore. The church is at 2705 Alternate 27 South in Sebring (behind Publix). Call 863-273-5031.

New Beginnings Church of Sebring

SEBRING — On Sunday, Oct. 11, Pastor Gary Kindle’s sermon title will be “Are You Dressed For the Feast?” from Matthew 22:1-14. Communion will be served. The church is at The Morris Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave. Call 863-835-2405.

Parkway Free Will Baptist Church

SEBRING — Sunday, Oct. 11, Pastor Jim Skaggs message in the morning worship service will be, “You Don’t Believe in God? That’s OK, One Day You Will.” The church is at 3413 Sebring Parkway. Call 863-382-3552.