Miami Lakes marks Black History Month with Florida Memorial Gospel Choir concert on Feb.10

  Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee will host a concert on Saturday, February 10, in honor of Black History Month featuring the Florida Memorial Gospel Choir. The free concert will be at 8 p.m. at Miami Lakes United Methodist Church, 14800 N.W. 67 Avenue (Ludlam Road.) ...

In Memoriam: Remembering those we lost in 2017

As the Town of Miami Lakes ushered in a new year, residents reflected on the events that impacted their lives in 2017, and the great heroes who were lost as longtime Miami Lakes residents. These military veterans, church founders, community and philanthropy leaders and longtime ...

In Memoriam: Educator Louis E. Pease

In Memoriam: Educator Louis E. Pease
Louis Edwin Pease of Hiawassee, Georgia, passed away peacefully on December 8 at his home. He was born on March 8, 1940 in Hialeah, the son of the late Everett Pease and the late Marie Ruth Geiger ...

In Memoriam: Paul F. Chestnut Sr.

In Memoriam: Paul F. Chestnut Sr.
One of the longest serving electrical contractors in the Town of Miami Lakes, Paul F. Chestnut Sr., passed on November 21 at the age of 83. Chestnut and his company were part of the original ...

The First Christmas

Merry Christmas! These are words most people love to hear because it means that we are in the midst of a season full of hope and joy. From the wondrous expectations held by children, to the colorful lights that decorate our homes, and the delicious food that we share with friends ...

Lamb for Christmas

Our cultural traditions dictate pretty much what we will eat for Christmas each year. For those of us growing up in a Puerto Rican family, it is Arroz con Gandules (rice with pigeon peas), Lechon “asao” (roast pork), and of course, the “Piece De Resistance” ...

Time to celebrate the blessings

Christmas is one of the most cherished times of the year! Throughout the world people anticipate its celebration with colorful festivities that take on varied expressions in different cultures. It is a time in which the beautiful sounds of carols soothe our ears and hearts. It is a ...

What the Angels have to say

Angels. Some people love them; some couldn't care less about them, yet the Bible is filled with references to them. We find in the Bible that angels, as God’s mighty messengers, play an important role in the Christmas story. They were sent by God to announce Christ’s ...

A Christmas Message

As we approach Christmas of 2017, my heart is heavy around the recent massacre of 305 Sufi Muslims, worshipping in a mosque, and 26 members of 1st Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, worshipping in church.  I can’t help but be concerned about the state of affairs in ...

The Person of Christmas

The Person of Christmas, Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 2:1-20: But as he considered these things, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, “Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, for that which is conceived in her is from Holy Spirit. She ...

Houses of worship have special services

On December 24, Christmas Eve, Sunrise Presbyterian Church, located at 18400 N.W. 68 Avenue, will present the Chancel Choir in a Christmas Cantata performance at the 10 a.m. service, and later, a Candlelight Service will be held at 7 p.m. For more information call 305-821-5841. Our ...

Sunrise Presbyterian Church hosts holiday sale Nov. 11

Sunrise Presbyterian Church is hosting a holiday sale on Saturday, November 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 18400 N.W. 68 Avenue, north of Miami Lakes. All items are discounted. Save 50 to 90 percent off on all items which include Christmas decorations, housewares, jewelry, toys, ...

ML Pumpkin Patch stays open until Oct. 31

Halloween is just around the corner and only 11 days remain for residents and visitors to enjoy the Miami Lakes United Methodist Church’s 20th Annual Pumpkin Patch at 14800 N.W. 67 Avenue on the corner of Miami Lakes Drive and Ludlum Road. The patch is open daily until ...

In Memoriam: Longtime resident Donald Boyd

In Memoriam: Longtime resident Donald Boyd
Donald B. Boyd, USCGR, passed away on September 27, after a 5-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Boyd was a 66-year resident of Dade, 41-year resident of Miami Lakes, and a graduate from Hialeah ...

In Memoriam: Longtime Lakes resident Patricia “Pat” Graham

In Memoriam: Longtime Lakes resident Patricia “Pat” Graham
Patricia (Pat) Culbertson Graham, longtime Miami Lakes resident, widow of William (Bill) A. Graham, and matriarch of the Graham family that founded and developed the community of Miami Lakes, ...

NTBC picnic set Aug. 19

New Testament Baptist Church is hosting an end-of-summer-picnic for all families in the community. This family fun event is scheduled for Saturday, August 19, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 6601 N.W. 167 Street on the soccer field. Parking is $3. The event, “End of the Summer ...

In Memoriam: Rev. A. Bertram Miller founding minister of MLCC

In Memoriam: Rev. A. Bertram Miller founding minister of MLCC
The Rev. A. Bertram Miller, 90, founding pastor of the Miami Lakes Congregational Church, passed away on June 22 after a tragic fall and resulting head injury while on his way north to Vermont for ...

In Memoriam: Admiral Diego Hernandez

In Memoriam: Admiral Diego Hernandez
“We who serve tend not to look on it as remarkable,” retired Admiral Diego E. Hernandez was quoted as saying in a modest but direct manner one expects of a military man, in a Miami ...

Sunrise Church has benefit dinner

Sunrise Presbyterian Church, located at 18400 N.W. 68 Avenue, is hosting a benefit dinner on Saturday, July 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. The meal provided, by a professional chef, will pair with entertainment. Tickets are on sale now for $15 per person. For more ...

Sunrise Church sets Bible School for Aug. 11-13

Sunrise Presbyterian Church, located at 18400 N.W. 68 Avenue north of Miami Lakes, is accepting students for Vacation Bible School from August 11 to 13. The activities will include bible lessons, games, crafts and music. Call the church at 305-821-5841 for more information.

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