Christian Voice Monthly

Mark Dillon To Speak At Upcoming Brandon Prayer Breakfast

  By Ryan Hughes The Christian-based networking group, Christian Business Connections (CBC), will host the Brandon Prayer Breakfast on Monday, May 19, from 8-10 a.m. The event will be held at Bell Shoals Baptist Church in the Special Events Center, which is located at 2102 Bell Shoals Rd., in Brandon. This is a great opportunity(…)

Motion Church Is On The Move

Motion Church Is On The Move

  By Kelly Wise Legg Lead Pastor of Motion Church, Aaron Lewis, followed up his Sunday sermon in February with the announcement that the church would be moving from its current meeting space at East Bay High School auditorium, to Kids Community College Southeast (KCC). The new location is at 11519 McMullen Rd. in Riverview and provides(…)

National Day Of Prayer Hosted At FishHawk Fellowship Church

  By Kelly Wise Legg Many believers regularly participate in the annual National Day of Prayer, which is being held on Thursday, May 1. The National Day of Prayer was originally established in 1952 by the United States Congress and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. The observance of the National Day of(…)

Evangelist Ted Shuttlesworth Coming To Destiny Church

Evangelist Ted Shuttlesworth will be at Destiny Church, 2322 11th Ave, SE in Ruskin for a one night special meeting on Sunday, February 23 at 6 p.m. Shuttlesworth began his full-time ministry in 1976 in Philadelphia, PA. After 38 years of ministry throughout the United States and the world Shuttlesworth continues to preach the Word of(…)

St. Vincent de Paul Reaches Out To East Hillsborough Community

St. Vincent de Paul Reaches Out To East Hillsborough Community

Staff Report Nestled behind St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Ruskin is the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store. For over 20 years, the store has sold gently-used merchandise to the local community. All proceeds from the store go directly to those in need in the East Hillsborough area. In a time when many charities are(…)

Riverview Tattoo Shop Offers Family-Friendly Atmosphere

Riverview Tattoo Shop Offers Family-Friendly Atmosphere

By Kelly Legg A native of the southern Hillsborough County area, Benjamin Lewis knew he was destined to his calling. Artistic abilities run in his family as his father is also a tattoo artist so Lewis learned the artistry of tattooing at an early age. In 2007, Lewis embarked on his  journey and opened his(…)

Local Church Steps Up To Help Those In Need During The Holidays

Local Church Steps Up To Help Those In Need During The Holidays

By Libby Hopkins Good Samaritan Mission of Wimauma has been helping those in need since 1984. The mission was started by William and Dorz Cruz with the intent of providing food, clothing and church services to the migrant community. In 2008 the Cruz’s retired and their son, William Jr., and his wife, Theresa, took over(…)

Homeschool Fun At Camp Cristina

Homeschool Fun At Camp Cristina

By Nicole Mion The idea was to have a “recess” for homeschooled children: a drop-off program chock full of engaging outdoor activities and a time that children could have away from their parents, which is not easy to come by when homeschooling. Alysha Leidel was appreciative of the available outlets for her six-year-old daughter, Sloan(…)

The Cookson Hills Toy Run Celebrates 20 Years Of Helping Those In Need

On Sunday, December 1, the Cookson Hills Toy Run will be celebrating its 20th anniversary of helping those in need in the Brandon community. Bill and Sheri Brown started the event in 1993 after they went to a yard sale at the Cookson Hills Christian Ministries Children’s Home in Seffner. The couple got some of(…)

Nativity’s Novemberfest Celebrates 44th Year

Nativity’s Novemberfest Celebrates 44th Year

By Nicole Schoen Nativity Catholic Church began Novemberfest 44 years ago and it has grown into a tradition that many people in the community enjoy and continue to return to every year. “Novemberfest began as a fundraiser for Nativity Catholic School,” said director of stewardship and advancement for Nativity Catholic School, Tina Sullivan. “It has(…)