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Sunday Worship

- Sunday Worship is at 10:00 a.m. - Communion is the first Sunday monthly. The Prayer Chapel opposite the Sanctuary is always available for private prayer, meditation, and communion with consecrated wafers. During the week, please enter through the Chapel Office. To...

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Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting of Members will take place on Sunday, February 25, 2024, in the sanctuary immediately following the 10:00 a.m. worship service. Copies of the Annual Report booklet, with information on the topics to be discussed at the meeting, are now available to...

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Daily Lenten Devotions

  Be sure to follow Pastor Brock's inspirational Daily Devotions and Challenges for the Lenten Season - every day until Easter. New Devotions will appear every morning beginning February 14th, 2024. Slide or scroll through the Daily Devotions to view different...

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Pastor’s Bible Study on Wednesdays

Pastor's Bible Study is back! Beginning on January 10, 2024,  Pastor Brock's Bible Study is back and exploring "Prophets and Kings Of Samuel." The 11-week series will be offered on Wednesdays through March  20th, in-person at the Chapel at 10:00 a.m. in Shook...

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Hospitality Hour Needs food items

Sunday Morning Refreshments! After Sunday Worship Service Hospitality Hour Needs food items Goodies for Fellowship Hour following the Sunday Worship are needed! Please consider donating a finger food (healthy or not!)... for everyone to enjoy at our weekly Sunday...

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Ushers and Greeters Needed!

 Ushers Ministry Please consider joining us as a Sunday Worship Service usher or greeter. We need 4 ushers and 2 greeters for each Sunday Service. We are exceptionally grateful to those who already serve in these roles and look forward to some new faces as well....

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Food Pantries

Please continue to donate to our food drive!   Our local food pantries are desperate for all types of non-perishable food. Bring what you can to the Chapel and we will make sure it gets to the proper place. Every little bit helps feed those in need. (All items must be...

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Would you like to honor or remember someone with flowers in the Chapel Sanctuary? Would you like to sponsor special music during Worship? Contact the Chapel Office and we'll help make it possible! Call the Chapel office at (941) 383-6491 or send us a...

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Let’s Get Active!

There are numerous ways for you to become active in the Longboat Island Chapel. Here are just a few: Become a volunteer at the Lord’s Warehouse. Volunteer to be an usher or greeter on Sunday mornings. Sign-up sheets are in the Shook Fellowship Hall. Stop by the Chapel...

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Loards Warehouse

The Lord's Warehouse

October–April (During Season)

Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m

May-August (Off Season)

Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

September – Closed

The Lord’s Warehouse Thrift Shop has a very unique offering of clothing, jewelry, antiques, furniture, books, and housewares galore.  The inventory changes frequently and includes many name brands and designer clothes and shoes, such as PradaRalph LaurenFoot JoyArmani, and D&G to name a few.  In addition, the thrift shop has original paintings and prints, vintage jewelry as well as high-end home furnishings and accessories on a frequent basis. Come often as it is always fun to rummage through the endless array of gently used bargains to find those special treasures that will make your shopping experience at the Chapel’s thrift shop complete.


Shifting Sands


You don’t need to go through life’s many changes alone.  Our support group can help you walk through life’s ever-shifting sands including the following:

  • Loss of a loved one
  • Separation or divorce
  • New relocation
  • Need of friendship
  • Feelings of depression
  • Challenges at home or with loved ones

For further information and meeting times, please call the Chapel office at 941-383-6491


Choir Rehearsal


at 4:00 p.m.

Everyone is welcome!

Must have a willing spirit, a love of singing together, and the ability to play well with others!

For more information, please contact

Music Director
Maurice Overholt


[email protected]

Pastor's Bible Study is back!

Prophets and Kings Of Samuel

Beginning on January 10, 2024,  Pastor Brock's Bible Study is back and exploring "Prophets and Kings Of Samuel."

The 11-week series will be offered on Wednesdays through March  20th, in-person at the Chapel at 10:00 a.m. in Shook Fellowship Hall, then in-person in Shook Fellowship Hall and online via Zoom at 5:30 p.m.

Pastor Brock will review the previous week starting 30 minutes before the next class. So if you miss one week, you can come early the next week and get caught up on what you missed! The reviews will be at 9:30 am and 5:00 pm beginning week 2 (January 17th).

If this is your first time using Zoom, click the link ahead of time to see how it works.  It's easy, but on your first time, you will need to download Zoom to your computer or mobile device.  If you need help, please let us know in the church office and we will walk you through it!

Everyone is invited, so bring (and send the online links to) your friends! We will see you in Bible Study!

To join the online Bible Study on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m., click the button below.


Charitable Outreach

“Pens! Paper! Pencils! Oh My!”

We are still collecting school donations through
the end of February for Daughtrey Elementary.

#2 Pencils-(sharpened), Colored pencils,
Erasers, Eraser caps, Pens, Crayola crayons, Markers (all sizes), 2-Pocket folders, Expo whiteboard markers (chiseled and thin tip), Loose-leaf paper, Post-It-Notes, Clorox wipes

Drop off items in Shook Fellowship Hall

You may also offer cash or write a check to LBIC and we will gather money collections to send to Daughtrey Elementary at February month-end.

The Lord's Warehouse Fashion Show
Thursday, March 7

Raffles Drawings open-11:00 am
Fashion Show and Luncheon open-12:00 pm

Tickets are selling fast  and are $50 each.
Includes lunch, a signature cocktail, and the show.

Call the Lord's Warehouse (Mon-Wed-Sat, 9-1pm) at 941-383-4738
or the Chapel office (Mon-Thurs, 9-3pm) at 941-383-6491
to purchase tickets.

Fashion Show Raffle Donations

Please consider contributing to the fashion show raffle baskets.
Preferred and popular items include:

Gift cards, jewelry, wine and/or wine glasses, scarves, handbags,
decorative household items.

You may drop off contributions at the Chapel office:
Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
or after Worship Service on Sundays after 11:00 am

March Book Club

Monday, March 18, 2024
12:00 p.m. Noon

The Lazy Lobster
on Longboat Key

March Reading: "The Women" By Kristen Hannah

Please sign up in Shook Fellowship Hall  or
contact June Hessel for a seat reservation at:
[email protected]

Bloodmobile at the Chapel!

March 22-23, 2024


The Longboat Island Chapel will be hosting a Blood Drive on Friday, March 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., and Saturday, March 23rd, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

All donors will receive a FREE $10 gift card PLUS a 10% off coupon to the Lord's Warehouse!

Sign up now by calling 1-866-97-BLOOD or go online at suncoastblood.org.

Walk-ins are also welcome!

Help save a life!

Italy Travel Group

April 26 to May 4, 2024

If you are interested, please sign up
in the Fellowship Hall
or Contact Barbara Koetsier:

[email protected]

Deposit is due by January 24, 2024