Chapel by the Sea Captiva

Churches on Sanibel And Captiva

No matter if you spend Christmas or Easter on Sanibel or Captiva Island. Spiritual well-being plays a big role in Southwest Florida. Therefore it is no surprise that there are many different church options and definitely something for everyone.

Captiva Chapel By the Sea

The Captiva Chapel by the Sea  is situated adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico beach and among palm, seagrape, and gumbo limbo trees, the building was originally constructed in 1903 for use as a county schoolhouse. Regularly scheduled Sunday services began in 1948.

Type

 interdenominational ministry

Services

 during winter season only – November – April – Sunday at 11.00 

Weddings

inquiries are welcome but depend on availability of the chapel minister. It is appreciated if the bride or groom have a Captiva, Sanibel, or chapel connection.

Baptism

 inquiries regarding the baptism of individuals of all ages are welcome.

Membership

 no membership but volunteers

Location

Chapin Lane, Captiva

Phone

(239) 472-1646

Congregation Bat Yam, Temple of the Islands Sanibel

The Temple of the Islands was founded in January 1991. Bat Yam Temple of the Islands became the first and only Jewish congregation on Sanibel Island.

Type

Jewish Synagogue, egalitarian Reform synagogue 

Services

7:30pm on the following Fridays

Membership

Available. welcoming of all

Location

 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

Phone

(239) 472-8375

San-Cap First Church of Christ Scientists

The Sanibel church is a branch of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Massachusetts that was founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1879.

Type

Christian Science

Services

Sunday at 10.30 

Location

2950 West Gulf Drive, Sanibel

Phone

(239) 472-6684

Sanibel Island Community Church

Sanibel Community Church

The Sanibel Community Church (SCC) is a congregation of people from a wide range of ages, life experiences and faith backgrounds. They consider themselves united in their love for Jesus, their commitment to one another,

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The SCC has been an integral part of the history of Sanibel Island for more than a century. Guests are welcome.

Type

Non-denominational community Church

Services

Usually Sundays at 9.00 and 11.00.

Membership

Available. Very active church life with many different groups for all ages and interests. 

Location

 1740 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

Phone

(239) 472-2684

Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ

​In 1977, Sanibel was selected by the United Church of Christ Board for Homeland Ministries as a site for a Mission Church. The Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ is a church where people  will be loved, accepted, supported, and affirmed regardless of their age, class, ability, race, ethnicity, gender identification, or sexual orientation.  

Type

interdenominational

Membership

Available. Currently 700 members. Click here for more information.

Services

Usually Sundays at 9.00 and 11.00 – all year.

Location

 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

Phone

(239) 472-0497

St. Isabel Catholic Church Sanibel Island

St isabel Catholic church Sanibel

Beautiful church and Parish hall on SanCap road. Only catholic Church on the island. Active church life with many weekly services and lovely Easter and Christmas masses.

Type

Catholic

Weddings and Baptism

For members only

Membership

Available

Services

Daily at 8.30, Saturday at 5.00 and Sundays depending on season.

Location

3559 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel

Phone

(239) 472-2763

St. Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal Church Sanibel

Visiting Episcopal priests conducted services in homes and at various Sanibel Island locations until the 1950’s when the closest Episcopal services were at St. Luke’s in Fort Myers. The current building was completed on Palm Sunday, 1961

Type

Episcopal Church

Membership

Available

Services

Saturdays at 5.00 and Sundays at 8.00 and 10.30

Location

2304 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel

Phone

(239) 472-2173

Episcopal Church Sanibel

A Word From healthylifestyleflorida.com 

We hope you found your chruch on Sanibel or captiva island. Even the Sanctuary Golfclub puts emphasis on spiritual health. The club invited Larry Moody, the President of In the Game Ministries and former chaplain to the PGA Players for a speech on spiritual health. 

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