A Seven Day a Week Church

Sunshine Cathedral – A Seven Day a Week Church

Sunshine Cathedral is a seven day a week church that affirms the sacred value of all people. Some of the ministries we currently offer include:

A Course in Miracles (a weekly study and disuccion group led by ordained clergy exploring the power of love and forgiveness)

Assisted Living Facilities (worship services offered at 2 care facilities)

Brown Bag Lunch Program (providing free lunches once a week on campus to those who need them as well as partnering with Broward House to provide lunches for their clients once each week)

Campus partnerships (our campus is home to many community organizations – currently 29 groups call the SC campus home)

College outreach (we periodically speak to college classes and groups)

Diaconal ministry (deacons undergo a program of study leading to a degree from Sunshine Cathedral’s Samaritan Institute, assist with worship, and commit to a particular area of service within the church community)

Global Justice (Sunshine Cathedral suppports the work of the Global Justice Institute)

Hospitality (coffee and snacks provided after services)

Landscaping Team (volunteers who landscape and manicure our property so that the property itself is a ministry to the community)

Latinx ministry (we have bilingual ministers on staff available to do weddings or memorial services in Spanish or speak with individuals who are more comfortable conversing in Spanish)

LBGT support and affirmation (Sunshine Cathedral has roots in the Christian tradition and in the Gay Rights movement and continues to affirm the sacred value of all people)

Leadership Academy (SC offers an annual Leadership Academy to energize SC leaders, to welcome new people into leadership, and to share best practices with leaders of other churches)

Loaves & Fishes (collecting food for local food banks to help families in need…tons of food collected each year)

Music ministry (choir, soloists, vocal ensemble, instrumental ensemble, hand bell choir, cabarets and concerts)

Prayer ministry (prayer list updated weekly, staff prays weekly for those on prayer list, Sunday services filled with prayer, a trained prayer team to hold people in loving prayer, chaplains/practitioners avaliable to pray with people in person)

Performing Arts Series (Sunshine Cathedral features orchestras, choirs, pianists, organists, vocalists, comedians, and films throughout the year)

Picnics (twice each year we have a church wide picnic)

Recovery Ministry (a number of 12 Step groups meet on our campus and we have a team of volunteers who visit regularly with people in a treatment center)

Senior Center (a day facility on campus operated by SunServe for seniors)

Senior outreach (a ministry that offers companionship and emotional support to seniors once they become less active)

Small groups (discussion and care groups meet throughout the year)

Social Media (SC is present on various social media, including Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook)

Speakers Series (in addition to our highly qualified clergy staff, Sunshine Cathedral also invites guest preachers to speak each year)

Spirit & Truth (Sunshine Cathedral’s periodical featuring daily devotionals, articles, and inspirational readings)

Spiritual Direction (SC has a trained spiritual director to help individuals deepen their relationship with the Divine)

Streaming video (our Sunday sermons are posted as streaming video on our website)

Sunburst (Sunshine Cathedral’s weekly newsletter)

Suncast (our audio/video ministry)

The Samaritan Institute (the educational arm of Sunshine Cathedral, a theology school for the laity, a leadership training program, affordable religious education classes)

Ushers, Greeters, & Concierge (personally welcome people to our various services)

Virtual Reality (Sunshine Cathedral conducts weekly services in the Virtual Reality world: “Second Life”)

Visitation ministry (trained volunteers visiting people in hospitals, care facilities, and those who are homebound)

Women’s Ministry (social gatherings for the women of the church)

Worship (blended worship featuring progressive, positive, and practical spirituality offered every week!)

Youth group (Sunshine Social Services facilitates a youth group at Sunshine Cathedral)

Sunshine Cathedral
1480 SW Ninth Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

If you believe in the Progressive, Positive, & Practical spirituality that Sunshine Cathedral so faithfully shares, and you are ready to fully support our ministry with positive speech, prayer, frequent worship attendance, regular generous giving, and volunteer service, then you are ready to be a member of Sunshine Cathedral.

By being an active member you are making a positive difference in the world.

Tell others about Sunshine Cathedral. Let’s continue growing together.

At Sunshine Cathedral you’ll discover volunteer opportunities, progressive theology, positive thinking, blended worship, prayer, the arts, ministry to seniors, religious education classes, community events, 12 Step meetings, and perhaps most importantly, you will be continuously affirmed as being God’s miracle and not God’s mistake, as being a person of sacred value, great potential, and innate dignity. You’ll find reasons and opportunities to celebrate life and you’ll discover that life-enriching spiritual gift, joy.

Welcome home; welcome to Sunshine Cathedral!

Sunshine Cathedral
is a DIFFERENT kind of church
where the past is PAST
and the future has INFINITE possibilities.


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