Charities and Churches

Micah’s Place is partnering with Disco Witch for an art exhibition and Silent Auction, July 23, 2024, from 5-9 p.m. This event features donated art to bid on through a silent auction and …

Fernandina Beach is a parade-loving town! There will be a new parade in town on June 29, a Christian Heritage parade. As a Christian, I wondered what it was about. I looked …

Nassau County Council on Aging (NCCOA)  has received a gift of $4.9 million from Tom and Julie Wood Family Foundation to support, enhance and create …

If you're curious about the increase in the number of unhoused people in our county and what is being done, learn more about what the nonprofit Coalition for the Homeless is doing. An open community …

As you travel along Atlantic Avenue and N. 10th Street at the east end of the historic district in Fernandina Beach, you will see a sign that reads: New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Exterior …

Calling all volunteers! United Way of Northeast Florida is looking for volunteers this Saturday in Nassau County as part of their MLK Week of Service. Take a look at the projects – including …

Rayonier Advanced Materials (RYAM) and United Way of Northeast Florida last week announced that RYAM raised $91,000, a new event record, for United Way during its 17th annual golf tournament in …

A new Barnabas initiative keeps the creativity flowing at this ever-growing, home-grown social service agency. Barnabas supporters and handicraft fans can now shop online for the Empty Bowls …

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). Each year, the month of October reinforces advocacy unity throughout the nation to raise awareness of and to help end domestic violence. Domestic …

The 11th Annual Chili Cook-Off Competition, benefiting the “ Shop with Cops " program for Nassau County Sheriff and Fernandina Beach Police, will be Nov. 9, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Harris Teeter …

By Samuel Jefferson Kennard I am shocked and dismayed to hear that Amelia Baptist Church wants to become a property developer. There seems to be no limit to poorly conceived and egregious …

By Mike Phillips The Amelia Baptist Church (ABC) owns 10+ acres adjoining its property in Nassau County. ABC is proposing to rezone its adjoining property to Planned Unit Development (PUD). The …

My first church fight scared the pants off me. I was only five and unprepared for a bunch of adult Southern Baptists screaming at each other, stomping up and down the aisles, leaving the sanctuary …

The United Methodist Church, known for its rich history and global reach, is in the midst of a defining chapter in its existence with recent debates and divisions around matters of human sexuality …

The next community meeting for the Coalition for the Homeless - Nassau County will be held August 17, 6-7 p.m. at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club, 2800 Bill Melton Road. Amanda Rosado, Chief Operating …

  By Dylan Bailey David Crout, who is the pianist at Blackrock Baptist Church, has a story steeped in faith, resilience, and the sheer will to brighten the lives of others. He is a man who loves …

Retiree and avid crocheter, Brenda Brubeck is no stranger to northeast Florida, Born in north Jacksonville, she can trace her family tree in this area back to the 1800s. When the opportunity arose to …

By Elizabeth Matthews Amie Shields, CEO of Bring Your Brokenness. In a world where the prevalence of eating disorders continues to rise, Amie Shields stands out as a beacon of hope. As the CEO of …

Rev. Dawn Mayes Reverend Dawn Mayes has recently assumed the role of pastor at the First Presbyterian Church of Fernandina Beach, bringing with her a deep-rooted passion for ministry and a profound …

By Elizabeth Matthews YoungLife Youth Ministry is a national organization that seeks to reach young people with the message of the gospel. It’s not your standard youth group, but a youth mission …

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