Okeechobee Church Directory

If you are a local church, look at the alphabetized list below and locate your church information. To add your church, or to send additions or corrections, email okeenews@newszap.com.

Abiding Hope Worship Center
Assembly of God
4550 U.S. 441 N.
Phone: 863-763-3736
Pastor: Mark & Kathy Witt
Sunday service: 10:00 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Sunday school: 9:00 a.m.
Sunday children’s church: 10 a.m.
Wednesday: 7 p.m.  Adult Bible study
Friday: Youth Ministries, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
www.abidinghopewc.com
abidinghope.office@gmail.com
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 19
Abiding Hope will have regular times. There will be a sanitizing station at the door.

Alpha Ministries at Freedom Ranch
11655 U.S. Hwy. 441 S.E.
Pastor: John Glenn
Phone: 863-763-9800
Sunday service time: 11 a.m. with Children’s Church
www.alphaministries.org
www.churchinthewoodsokeechobee.org/
office@alphaministries.org
https://www.facebook.com/Church-in-the-Woods-Alpha-Ministries-124226350931259/
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 19
The National Vietnam War Veterans Day that was scheduled for March 29 and the Ladies Spring Luncheon that was scheduled for April 18 have been postponed. Church services are still being held since they are outside.

Basinger Christian Brethren Church
16090 N.W. 176th Ave.
Phone: 863-763-7798; 
cell: 863-634-0781
Pastor: Reverend Monroe Arnold
Sunday service times: 11 a.m.
Bible study: Sunday at 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 p.m.

• Believers Fellowship Church
300 S.W. Sixth Ave.
Pastor: Nick Hopkins
Phone: 863-763-6848
Sunday school: 10 a.m.
Sunday service: 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Bible study: 6:30 p.m.
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 25
Believers Fellowship is now closed. It will re-evaluate closing on April 10.

Bible Church of God
3666 E. Hwy. 70 (old Elks Lodge)
Phone: 863-357-2264
Pastor: Bishop Robert L. Banks, Jr.
Sunday worship: 10 a.m.
Tues. & Thurs. 7:30 p.m.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Religious-Center/BCOG_IndOkee-1454811934780798/

Big Lake Church of Christ
1115 S.W. Third Ave.
Phone: 863-467-6758
Sunday: Bible, 9:30 a.m., 
Sunday service: 10:30 a.m. & 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 6 p.m.

Big Lake Missions Outreach
P.O. Box 1663, Okeechobee, 34973
Phone: 863-763-5725; cell,
863-697-6433
Bruce and Mary Anne Swinford, Directors
Feeding the needy behind the Methodist Church four days a week at noon. No meal on Wednesday.
Food pantry — call for appointment: 863-763-5725

Brighton Baptist Church
24050 Highway 70 West
Pastor: Calvin Fryar 
Phone: 863-763-3063 (Office)
863-763-6626 (Church office)
Sunday school: 9:30 a.m.; Worship 10:45 a.m.
Fifth Sunday dinner announced.
https://www.facebook.com/BrightonBaptistOkeechobee/?rf=111560848883388

Buckhead Ridge Baptist Church
1731 Hunter Rd., Buckhead Ridge
Pastor: Arlen Cook, 863-763-7165
Sunday school: 9:45 a.m.
Sunday worship: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 6 p.m. 
arlenandloretta@gmail.com

Calvary Chapel of Okeechobee
212 S. Parrott Ave., Okeechobee
Pastor: Carlos Amador
Phone: 863 623-5283
Services: Sunday 10 a.m. and Thursday at 7 p.m.
Children’s ministry services: Sunday at 10 a.m.
Email: pastorcarlos_calvary@aol.com
http://www.calvaryokeechobee.org/

Christ Fellowship Church (non-denominational)
701 S. Parrott Ave., Okeechobee
Pastor: Brandon Catoe
Phone: 561-799-7600 Office
Sunday service times: 8:30, 10 and 11:45 a.m.
Email: oke@cftoday.org
http://gochristfellowship.com/church_locations/okeechobee/

Church of God of Okeechobee
301 N.E. 4th Ave.
Phone: 863-763-4127
Pastor: Chad Keathley
Sunday services: 8:30 a.m. 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Sunday school: 10 a.m. all ages
Children’s church Sunday during worship
Wednesday (family) night: 7 p.m., Teens 7 p.m.
www.okeechobeecog.com for streaming service
Email: chadkeathley@att.net

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
310 S.W. Sixth St., Okeechobee
Phone: 863-467-2425
Branch President David Allen (cell) 561-420-2053
Sunday services: 10 a.m. until noon
Youth 12 & older: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Church of Our Saviour Episcopal
200 N.W. Third St., Okeechobee
Phone: 863-763-4843
Father Jim Shevlin
Sunday services: English, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6 p.m.
info@ChurchOfOurSaviourOkeecobee.org
churchofoursaviourokeechobee.org
churchofoursaviour1@gmail.com
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 26
Church of Our Saviour is offering drive-thru communion services from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sundays. There will be no cup. Father Jim Shevlin and Deacon Kay Mueller will meet you at your vehicle, pray with you and offer communion to any baptized Christian who desires it. If your home church has suspended services, please come and spend a brief time in prayer. You may also visit its Facebook page at facebook.com/pages/Church-of-Our-Saviour/1005860859477726 at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays to view the service online.

Clewiston Seventh-Day Adventist Church
545 E. Obispo Ave., Clewiston
Service times: Bible Study: 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service: 11 a.m.
Prayer meeting: Wednesdays 7:30 p.m.
Pastor: Dwight A. Gayle
Website.https://clewistonfl.adventistchurch.org/

Community Church of Basinger
Nondenominational
19836 U.S. 98 N.
Phone: 863-467-2635
Pastor: Rev. Michael W. Peppers
Sunday Services: 11 a.m.
https://www.facebook.com/Community-Church-of-Basinger-153185001390240/
ccobasinger@gmail.com

Embassy Church at Basinger
Location: corner of Hwy. 98 & 68
Sunday service: 10:30 a.m.

Everglades Baptist Church
3725 S.E. Eighth Street,
863-261-2198 (Everglades Elementary School)
Phone: 863-261-2499
Pastor: Doug Nickalson, Jim Womble, Eric Phillips
Sunday: Family contact, 9:15 a.m.
Worship service: 10:30 a.m.
https://www.evergladesbaptist.com/main/
ebcokeechobee@gmail.com

Faith Alive Family Church  (Non-Denominational)
3075 S.W. Third Terrace
Pastors Paul & Jen Smith
Phone: 863-623-4233
Sunday Service/ Kids Church   10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: Adult/ Youth (6th-12th grade)  6:30 p.m.
Facebook.com: Faith Alive Family Church (live on Sunday mornings)
jenlsmith66@gmail.com
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 19
As of now Faith Alive is only doing online Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. and will do so for the next two weeks. Visit their Facebook page at facebook.com/FaithAliveFamily to view the online services.

Faith Farm Ministries 
7595 N.E. 128th Ave., Okeechobee
Phone: 863-763-4224
Pastor: Rick Aspen and Lee Joliceur
Sunday service: 10 a.m.
www.faithfarm.org

First Baptist Church of Okeechobee (ROC)
401 S.W. Fourth St., Okeechobee
Senior pastor: Mark McCarter
Phone: 863-763-2171
Sunday services:
Church at the ROC  9 a.m.
Sunday: 6 p.m. traditional worship service 
Sunday Small group Bible study: 10 a.m.
Sunday Legacy worship: 11:15 a.m.
Wednesday: AWANAS, 6 p.m.
Wed: Bible study, 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall
www.fbcokee.org
Email: mail@fbcokee.org
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 19
First Baptist is doing online live-streaming services. For more information visit their facebook page at www.facebook.com/firstbaptistokee.

First Indian Baptist Church of Brighton
20060 Reservation Road
Rev. Matthew Johnson Tiger, Pastor
Sunday Worship: 11 a.m.
Sunday evening: 7 p.m.
Sunday school: 9:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 7 p.m. prayer service
Cell phone: 863-261-6429
www.firstindianbaptistchurchofbrighton.org

First United Methodist Church
200 N.W. Second St.
Off: 863-763-4021
Sr. Pastor: Don Hanna
Associate Pastor: Jim Dawson
Sunday service: Sunday after Easter–October, 10 a.m.
Sunday service: Nov.–Easter, 8:30 and 11 a.m.
Sunday School: 8:30 a.m. (Sunday after Easter-October)
9:45 a.m. (November-Easter)
Wednesday: Youth, 6 p.m. (during school year)
www.fumcokee.com

Fountain of Life Church
1302 S.W. 32nd St.
Ph: 863-763-8945; or, 863-801-1297
Pastor: Dave Robertson
Sunday service: 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.
Nursery at all services
www.folifechurch.net
fountainoflifechurchokeechobee@gmail.com

Ft. Drum Community Church
32415 U.S. 441 N., Okeechobee
Phone: 863-467-1733
Pastor: Fred Hodges
Sunday services: 9:45 a.m., 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Wednesday prayer: 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Youth 6 p.m.

Freedom Baptist Church
1902 S. Parrott Ave.- next to Wolfgang Jewelers
Okeechobee
Phone: 863-447-1805
Pastor: Mike Worf
Sunday morning worship: 10:30 a.m.
Sunday evening service: 6 p.m.
Wednesday evening service: 7 p.m. .

Haven of Rest Pentecostal Church
912 N.W. Second St., Okeechobee
Ph: 863-357-3053
Pastor: Tom Velie
Sunday service: 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Sunday school: 10 a.m.
Tuesday prayer: 7 p.m.
Thursday: Bible study 7 p.m.
www.havenofrestchurch.com

His Church – It’s Jesus’ Church, non-denominational
1167 Linda Road, Buckhead Ridge
Phone: 863-357-6500
Pastor: Tim Welburn
Sunday service: 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday service and youth group: 6:30 p.m.
Email: office@hischurch-itsjesuschurch.org
http://hischurch-itsjesuschurch.org

Iglesia Jesus Es Mi Redentor (Christian Evangelical)
1302 S.W. 32nd Street, Okeechobee
Phone: 772-828-6226 or 863-447-8571
Pastor: Ignacio Lorenzo
Sunday service: 3 p.m.
Thursday Bible study: 7:30 p.m.
Facebook:  JesusESMiRedentor-Okeechobee

Jesus Holy Ghost Crusade Church
1401 N.E. 14th Ave.
Contact: Crystal Harris
Sunday service: 11 a.m.
Wednesday Bible: 7 p.m.
Food pantry: Tues-Sat., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (863-634-9194)

Lakeport Christian Church
10947 East S.R. 78
Moore Haven, FL
Pastor: Frank Moore
Phone: 863-946-1747
Sunday Bible study: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday morning worship: 8 and 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 in Fellowship Hall
http://www.lakeportcc.com
Email: mooreorless5@gmail.com

More 2 Life Ministries
All weekend services meet at 
Osceola Middle School Gym
605 S.W. Park Street
Phone: 863-467-0796 
Pastor: Cary McKee
Sundays: 10 a.m.
Wednesday meetings below at Serenity Coffee Shop
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Adults
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m. Youth
Website: M2LMinistries.com
Facebooke: facebook.com/M2LMinistrie
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 19
More2Life will be doing two services in the Life Room at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Three services will be offered Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Child care for infants to 3 years old is only on Sunday.

New Testament Baptist Church
Independent Baptist

535 N.E. 28th Ave. (just west of the overpass, off of SR 70)
Phone: 863-763-6682
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Sunday school: 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: 7 p.m.
www.newtestamentokeechobee.com
Email: ntbcokeechobee@gmail.com

North Okeechobee Church of God
15949 N.W. 30th Terrace, Okeechobee
Pastor: Don Leon
Phones: 863-467-6066; cell, 863-634-0344
Sunday: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Wednesday: 7 p.m.

Northside Baptist Church
51 N.W. 98 St., Okeechobee
Pastor: Rick Giles
Phone: 863-763-3584
Sunday services: 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Sunday school: 9:45 a.m.
Wednesday: 6 p.m.
www.nbc-okeechobee.org
Email: northsidebaptistchurch@live.com

Oakview Baptist Church
677 S.W. 32nd Street
Phone: 863-763-1699
Pastor: Rev. John T. Garner
Sunday Service Times:
9:15 a.m. – Sunday School for all ages
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. 
Sunday: 6 p.m., Bible study classes
Wed: 6 p.m., Worship Service and AWANA groups
www.oakviewbaptist.com
Email: church@oakbc.org
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 26
Oakview Baptist Church is doing a Facebook video for Sunday, March 29. There will be no Sunday or Wednesday night services. The church is planning to have a Sunday service on April 5. To view the Facbook video on March 29, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/Oakviewbclivingston/posts/?ref=page_internal

Okeechobee Christian Church
Minister: Jonathan Thomas
3055 S.E. 18th Terr.
Phone: 863-467-7858
Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: Senior’s ministry, 10 a.m.
Wednesday: Bible study, 7 p.m.
www.okeechobeechristianchurch.com

Okeechobee Church of Christ
1401 S. Parrott Ave. 
Phone: 863-763-4477
Minister: Mike Hanlon
Sunday Bible study: 9:30 a.m.
Sunday service: 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible study, 6 p.m.
Email: okeecofc@gmail.com
http://www.okeechobeechurchofchrist.com/
https://www.facebook.com/okeechobeecoc/

Okeechobee Church of the Nazarene
425 S.W. 28th St. (Wolff Rd.)
Phone: 863-763-3519
Pastor: Joshua Petty
Email: tech@biglakenazarene.com
Sunday service: 10:30 a.m.
Sunday: Bible, 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday Bible Study: 7:00 p.m.
Youth Group: Wednesday @ 7:00 pm
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OkeeNaz
Website: www.biglakenazarene.com

Okeechobee Church of the Trinity (interdenominational)
2939 S.W. Third Terrace
Phone: 863-484-8055
Pastor: Reverend Kathy Everett
Sunday Service: 10 a.m.
Tuesday: Youth, ages 13-17, 7 p.m. 
Wednesday: Bible study, 7 p.m. 
Thursday: Youth, ages 4-12, 7 p.m. 

Okeechobee Missionary Baptist Church
4212 U.S. 441 N.
Pastor: Donny Raney
Phone: 863-763-3681
Sunday School 9:45 a.m. – Worship 10:45 a.m.
Sunday night BTC 5:30 p.m. – Worship 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday Bible study 7 p.m.
Youth Discovery program for the school year, Wednesday at 7 p.m. for pre-school through 12th grade.
Email: pastorraney@gmail.com

Okeechobee Presbyterian Church
312 N. Parrott Ave. 
Phone: 863-824-0013
Pastor: Loy Mershimer
Sunday service: 10 a.m.
Wednesday: at noon, Parrott Avenue Prayer
Office hours: Tue, Wed., Thurs. from 10 a.m. -3 p.m.
Email: office@okeepresby.com
http://www.okeechobeepresby.com/wp_blogsite/

Okeechobee Seventh Day Adventist Church
412 N.W. 6th St.
Phone: 863-763-0655
School: 863-763-0763
Pastor: Rafael Fernandez
Sabbath Worship: Saturday, 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Tuesday: 7–8 p.m.

Peace Lutheran Church
750 N.W. 23rd Lane
Phone: 863-763-5042
Pastor: John C. Hirst
Sunday, Divine Worship: 10:30 a.m.
Sunday school: 9:15 a.m. with adult electives
Email: pastorjohn@plcokee.com
www.plcokee.com

Pentecostals of Okeechobee
405 S.W. 10th Ave.
Phone: 863-634-4567 
Pastor: Raymond Warren
Sunday school, all ages: 10 a.m.
Sunday word & worship: 11 a.m.
Tuesday prayer meeting: 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible study, kids church: 7 p.m.
Email: penteofokee@yahoo.com
www.okeepentecostals.com

Point of Light Fellowship Church
15399 East S.R. 78, Lakeport, Okeechobee mailing, 34974
Phone: 863-946-0228
Pastor: Eddie and Teresa Woodham
Sunday service: 10:30 a.m.  Everyone welcome!
Tuesday service: 6:30 p.m., potluck dinner after service
Food pantry: 9 to 10 a.m., second & fourth Saturday of every month
Email: teresawoodham@yahoo.com
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 23
Point of Life Fellowship Church will be live-streaming services on its Facebook page at facebook.com/PointOfLightFellowship/ until further notice.

Resurrection Life Church
1803 S.W. Third Avenue
Pastor(s): David and 
Deborah San Martin
Sunday service: 10 a.m.
Children’s ministry also at 10 a.m.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Pastor: Father Yves Francois
901 S.W. Sixth St.
Phone: 863-763-3727
Saturday service – 4:30 p.m. (English); Spanish 7:30 p.m.
Sunday – 7:30 & 10:30 a.m. (English); French 9 a.m.
and 12:45 p.m. in Spanish.
Weekday mass – Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m. 
sacredheart901@outlook.com

Seventh Day Christian Church
912 N.W. Park St., Okeechobee
Phone: 863-763-2285
Pastor: Doyle McDuffie
Worship: Friday, 7:30 p.m.
Sabbath school: Saturday: 11 a.m.

St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church
24065 U.S. 27, Moore Haven, FL 33471
Phone: 863-946-0696
Pastor: Father Marcial I. Garcia
Service: Saturday, 7:30 a.m. in Spanish
Sunday service: 8 a.m. in English

St. Stephens AME Church
1050 N.E. 16th Ave.
Phone: 863-484-8449
Pastor: Rev. Jack Washington
Pastor’s cell: 863-214-6568
Bible Discovery Hour: 9:30 a.m.
Praise and worship: 10:45 a.m.
Worship experience: 11 a.m. 
Prayer meeting: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.
Bible study: Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Email: newststephenamechurch@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/NewStStephenAME/

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Pastor: Father Yves Francois
901 S.W. Sixth St.
Phone: 863-763-3727
Saturday service – 4:30 p.m. (English); Spanish 7:30 p.m.
Sunday – 7:30 & 10:30 a.m. (English); French 9 a.m.
and 12:45 p.m. in Spanish.
Weekday mass – Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m. 
sacredheart901@outlook.com
COVID-19 UPDATE AS OF MARCH 19
Sacred Heart is having outdoor services, drive-in mass on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Everyone in their car, six feet apart. A Spanish service will be held at 12:45 p.m. Same rules apply. All other services suspended.

The Gathering
1735 S.W. 24th Avenue
Pastors: Mike & Theresa Brown
Phone: 863-357-4418
Sunday: 10:30 a.m. (Children’s Church & Nursery)
Wednesday: 7 p.m.
Joy in the Mourning; grief support, Tuesdays at 2 p.m. (863-763-0899)
TheGatheringOkeechobee@gmail.com
http://www.thegathering1.org/
www.thegatheringchurch.us
Office Hours:
Tuesday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Treasure Island Baptist Church
4209 U.S. 441 S.E.
Phone:  561-541-7087
Pastor: Douglas T. Ryan
Sunday worship: 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Sunday school: 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday: Bible 6:30 p.m.
www.treasureislandbaptistchurch.com

Trinity Free Will Baptist Church
1840 N.E. 39th Blvd. (Cemetery Rd.), Okeechobee
Phone: 863-763-4962
Pastor: Thomas Dees
Sunday school: 10 a.m.
Sunday service: 11 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Bible: 5 – 6:30 p.m.

Trinity Temple Seventh-Day Adventist Church
1208 Avenue D, Belle Glade FL
Sabbath School: 9:30 a.m.
Worship Service: 11 a.m.
Telephone: 561-708-8939
Pastor: Dwight A. Gayle

Victory Baptist Church
Denomination: Independent, King James Bible
500 S.W. Ninth St.
Phone: 863-763-0669 or 863-697-6598
Pastor: Dr. Johnny Jarriel
Sunday services: 10:45 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Sunday school: 10 a.m.
Wednesday: 7 p.m., and Kids Bible Club at 7 p.m.
Email: pastorjvbc@gmail.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/victorybaptistokee

Westside Christian Church of Okeechobee
8082 SR 70 West, Okeechobee 34974
Phone:  863-467-2278 or 740-361-2722
Senior minister: Richard Barker
Assoc. Minister: Willard Delaney
Sunday service: 10 a.m.
Sunday school: 9:15 a.m. (winter months only)
Wednesday: Bible study at 6 p.m.
Email: willarddelaney@peoplepc.com
www.facebook.com/Westside-Christian-Church-of-Okeechobee-111813058882730/

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