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Give-back to benefit Guatemala mission

Wendy’s restaurant in Lake Placid will donate 20 percent of the cost of meals on Saturdays from 5 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Guatemala Mission Team from First Presbyterian Church.

Simply let the cashier know that the meal is to benefit First Presbyterian Church Guatemala Mission Trip “and then enjoy a special meal knowing that you are helping the team out,” said church spokesman Cindy Warrick.

Wendy’s is located at 502 U.S. 27 South, Lake Placid.

Country Fair planned at Church of God

Community Church of God in Lake Placid will host a Country Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Offered will be handcrafted items, including decorations for the home, Christmas original art, gifts, homemade soup and baked goods. Proceeds will help support Christian missions, both locally and in other countries.

“Come, bring a friend, and Christmas shop,” suggests Barbara Huff, leader of the Christian Women’s Committee.

Community Church of God is at 735 South Sun ‘n Lake Blvd., across the road from Lake Country Elementary School.

Grief Seminar Nov. 24 at First Presbyterian

A seminar, “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays,” a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death, will be Sunday, Nov. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Friendship Hall at the First Presbyterian Church,118 North Oak Ave. Lake Placid.

A $5 fee will be collected to pay for the seminar handbook. Scholarships are available. Child care will not be provided.

The seminar features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts and other people who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death. Topics to be discussed include “Why the Holidays are Tough,” “ What to Expect,” “How to Prepare,” “How to Manage Relationships and Holiday Socials” and “Using the Holidays to Help You Heal.”

Those who attend will receive a handbook with over 30 daily readings providing additional insights and ideas on holiday survival.

For more information and to register, call Mary at 863- 699-0132 or the church office at 863-465-2742.

Thanksgiving lunch set

at First Baptist Church

The PrimeTimers of First Baptist Church of Lake Placid will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner at noon Wednesday Nov. 27. The Heart of Highlands Chorus, Sweet Adelines, will provide entertainment.

The church will provide turkey, dressing, gravy, rolls and beverages. Members are asked to bring a covered dish to share. All seniors, church members, relatives, friends and neighbors are invited. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 863-465-3721 by 4 p.m. Nov. 22.

First Baptist Church of Lake Placid is at the corner of Oak and Elm Streets.

‘November to Remember’

at Temple Church of God

“November to Remember” sets the theme for Sundays next month at Placid Temple Church of God, located at 51 Lake June Road, Lake Placid.

Sunday, Nov. 3 will be Family and Friends; Freedom will be the theme Sunday, Nov. 10 with a salute to veterans and active duty military;

Nov. 17 will feature Faith Sunday; and Fellowship Sunday will be Nov. 24.

Sunday activities open with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. Worship is at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday worship is at 7 p.m.

The church is forming a coed softball league for adults. A sign-up sheet is available at the visitor booth in the church lobby. Practices are Saturdays at 10 a.m. at the Lake June Park softball field. Bring your bats and gloves. For additional information call the church office at 863-465-4931.

Spirit Warriors cycle club

forming at Sebring church

The Spirit Warriors, a new Christian motorcycle group, is forming at Bible Fellowship Church at 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring.

“We are seeking members to join us in spreading the love of Jesus while riding motorcycles with fellow Christians,” said spokesman Terry Ault. “Any type of motorcycle is welcomed.”

For more details call Ault 863-658-2290 or “Shorty” Crocker at 863-257-3375.