Q & A

Glenda Hatchett: 'Black History Is Not Just for Black People. It Is for All of Us.'

The judge, attorney and television star traveled to Sarasota last week for an event dedicated to the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

02/12/2024 By Jessika Ward

Sparkle on

Sarasota's First 'Night to Shine' Was a Celebration to Remember

Last Friday night, more than 60 attendees with special needs walked the red carpet at the prom-inspired celebration.

02/13/2023 By Kim Doleatto

In the Key of Gifting

A Sarasota Grand Piano Finds a New Home in a Historic Mississippi Church

Anonymous donors gifted their mint-condition piano to the church, which hosted civil rights leaders like Martin Luther King Jr. and Jackie Robinson.

10/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Healing Words

Husband of Charleston Shooting Victim Brings Message of Forgiveness to Sarasota

Rev. Anthony Thompson's wife Myra was one of the people killed in the racially motivated Mother Emanuel AME shooting in 2015.

10/10/2022 By Yasi Bahmanabadi

Race Talk

Two Professors to Speak About Racial Reconciliation

Richard Harris, a former Klansman, and Kenneth Stephens, whose brother was murdered by two white men, will speak about race, accountability and forgiveness at The Church of the Redeemer tomorrow evening.

05/24/2021 By Kim Doleatto


Foundation for the Church of the Palms Supports Habitat for Humanity Sarasota

The funds will benefit eight families moving into their new home in Hammock Place, an affordable community developed by Habitat Sarasota.

04/20/2021 By Staff

Let Them Praise His Name in the Dance

The Westcoast Gospel Chorus Celebrates 50 Years of Joy and Music This Saturday

The chorus is honoring the legacy of its founder, Bishop Henry Porter, with a free performance.

07/16/2019 By Olivia Letts


Builder Renovates 760-Seat Auditorium for Bradenton Church

Halfacre Construction Company recently completed an interior renovation on a new 32,000-square-foot facility for Bayside Community Church.

12/18/2018 By Staff


Sarasota Church Celebrates 100 Years

Truvine Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1947 31st St., Sarasota, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding this month.

05/15/2018 By Staff


Church Unveils New Multi-Use Building

Church of the Palms recently celebrated the completion of its new 14,000-square-foot Palms Center.

04/24/2018 By Staff


Sarasota Church Picks Engineering Firm for New Building and Chapel

Quest Design Group was recently selected to provide engineering services for Sarasota's Church of the Redeemer.

03/13/2017 By staff


Sarasota Church to Break Ground on New Family Center

The Church of the Palms will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of work on the Palms Center, a new family life center.

01/09/2017 By staff


Sarasota Church to Build New 14,000-Square-Foot Facility

Jon F. Swift Construction was recently awarded a contract for construction of the Church of the Palms' new Palms Center Project.

09/23/2016 Research by staff


Their Sarasota Wedding: Andrea and Mike Cichon at the Sarasota Yacht Club

Get all the details of Andrea and Mike's nautical-themed wedding at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

08/12/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


As Sarasota Grew, So Did St. Martha Catholic Church

St. Martha Catholic Church began as one of a number of mission outposts served by Jesuit priests from Tampa.

07/11/2014 By Larry Kelleher


Their Sarasota Wedding: Maria Tremont-Gulley and Robert Gulley

Maria and Robert tie the knot in a beautiful Sarasota wedding at St. Martha's Church, followed by a reception at the Sarasota Yacht Club.

11/20/2013 By taylorm