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Welcome to Sunshine Cathedral MCC Website
Rev Dr Durrell Watkins, Senior Minister
We affirm that all people have sacred value and are made in the divine image.

Sunshine Cathedral MCC is a different kind of church where the past is the past and the future has infinite possibilities. We are happy you have discovered Sunshine Cathedral! We are a community committed to learning, to growing, to loving, to sharing. We hold a variety of beliefs, and individual beliefs are likely to change over time. We affirm that each of us is a divine child of God, intrinsically good and blessed to be a blessing to our world. READ MORE from Rev Dr Durrell Watkins, Senior Minister.

Click here to purchase books by Rev Dr Durrell Watkins: Pastor Durrell’s Books.

Sunday, July 5
On this day in 1865 William and Catherine Booth found what will later be called the Salvation Army.

Mountain gazing
Rev Dr Durrell Watkins.

“I lift my gaze toward the mountains. From where will my help come? My help comes from the Creator of the universe and all that is in it.” Psalm 121.

In sacred literature, mountains represent the home of the gods. When the psalmist says he (or she) is looking toward the mountain, the meaning is that there is a Presence and Power that can help us face any difficulty and move through any uncertainty. Our help comes from the Creative spirit of life that is omnipresent and with which all things are possible. When a situation seems at first to be hopeless, remember to gaze toward the mountains, to the reality that within us there is a power equal to every challenge.

Positive prayer:
Today, I lift my gaze toward the mountains. I turn toward the God-power within me and trust it to provide for my every need. And so it is.

Click here to participate in the Sunshine Cathedral Match! Thank you.

As announced in worship, by Rev Dr Durrell Watkins, Senior Minister, once the Match is reached, 10% of everything about the Match will be donated to Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, in Charleston, SC. Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church is the oldest AME church in the south. It is referred to as “Mother Emanuel”. Emanuel has one of the largest and oldest black congregations south of Baltimore, Maryland.

Summer Sermon Series:
What It Means to be Christian

Click here to purchase book:
Marcus J. Borg: Convictions: A manifesto for progressive Christians

Join us each Sunday in July and August to learn more about the Christian faith in both its original contexts and contemporary applications. Based on topics covered in Marcus Borg’s book, Convictions: a manifesto for Progressive Christians, this series will offer a soul-enriching, faith building, life expanding experience as we explore the following topics:

July 5th: The Journey of Faith
July 12th: God is…
July 19th: Salvation is…
July 26th: Scriptural Truths
August 2nd: Why Golgotha Matters
August 9th: Biblical Challenges to the Status Quo
August 16th: Divine Justice-Love
August 23rd: Christianity is a Peace Movement
August 30th: Divine Love in Action

Make plans to worship at Sunshine Cathedral throughout July and August and invite your friends to join you in exploring “What It Means to be Christian.”

Summertime Scholars – Queering the Torah

Beginning on Wednesday, July 15th at 7 pm and continuing for 6 weeks, Rev Anne Atwell will lead a study of the Torah also known as the Pentateuch or the Five Books of Moses. The cost of the course is $30.

For more information and to RSVP please click here to contact: Rev Anne Atwell, Minister of Connections

CPK Dining Out

Come out and enjoy any meal on Wednesday, July 17th, at the CPK located at 2301 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305.

Remember to take your CPK flier.

For the Sunshine Cathedral Group Dining experience please contact Rev. Anne at 954-462-2004 ext. 208 or by email for more information and to RSVP please click here to contact: Rev Anne Atwell, Minister of Connections

 

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