Pastor Jim Wigton
First Baptist Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Mark Holland
First Baptist Church of Matlacha
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Keith Krueger
First Christian Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Dr. Timothy Halerson
Faith Presbyterian Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Wes Olds
Grace United Methodist Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Tom Ascol
Grace Baptist Church
Cape Coral, FL

 Pastor Dr. Tom Sexton
Gulf Coast Baptist Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Paul Kisner
Hope United Methodist Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Dan Lumadue
King's Way Christian Center
Cape Coral, FL

Pastors Patrick and Karla Thurmer
Living Faith Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Ken Lichter
Lighthouse Fellowship of Cape Coral
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Gary LaCroix
Messiah Lutheran Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Bill Roan
New Testament Baptist Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Brent Lauder
Providence Christian Church
Cape Coral, FL

Fr. Gordon Zanetti
St. Andrews Catholic Church
Cape Coral FL

Fr. Piotr Zugaj
Saint Katharine Drexel Catholic Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Stephen Wetmore
Trinity Reformed Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Charles J. Kanefke
Trinity Lutheran Church
Cape Coral, FL

THE PRIESTS

THE LEVITES

 FLORIDA SENATORS

Senator Dana D. Young
Senator Bill Galvano
Senator David Simmons
Senator Rene Garcia
Senator Jeff Brandes
Senator Randolph Bracy
Senator Dennis Baxley
Senator Aaron Bean
Senator Anitere Flores
Senator Keith Perry
Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez
Senator Tom Lee
Senator Dorothy L. Hukill
Senator Debbie Mayfield
Senator Lauren Book
Senator Gary M. Farmer, Jr.
Senator Wilton Simpson
Senator Linda Stewart

Senator Perry E. Thurston, Jr.
Senator Kevin J. Rader
Senator Darryl Ervin Rouson

Senator Kelli Stargel
Senator Rob Bradley
Senator Audrey Gibson
Senator Bobby Powell
Senator Oscar Braynon II

Senator Travis Hutson
Senator Victor M. Torres, Jr.
Senator Doug Broxson
Senator Daphne Campbell

Pastor John  Gensmer
Abiding Love Lutheran Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Rod Holler Sr.
Cape Baptist Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Michael Carter
Cape Coral Assembly of God
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Jeff Countryman
Cape Christian Fellowship
Cape Coral, FL


Pastor Chuck Engelhardt
Cape Coral First United Methodist Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor David Comer
Christian Life Fellowship
Cape Coral, FL


Pastor David Rigby
Cape Coral Community Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Jeff Swearingen
Crosspoint Christian Church
Cape Coral, FL


Pastor Jamie Stilson
Cape Vineyard Community Church
Cape Coral, FL


Rev. Dr. William E. Bogholtz, Pastor
Christ Lutheran Church
Cape Coral, FL


Pastor Rick Stevens
Diplomat Wesleyan Church
Cape Coral, FL

Rev. Ryan Wright
Episcopal Church of the Epiphany
Cape Coral, FL


Pastor Carl Daley
First Apostolic Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Dewey E. Gierke
First Congregational Church
Cape Coral, FL


Pastors Tommy and Bella Holohan
Family Life Fellowship
Cape Coral, FL

LOCAL REPRESENTATIVES

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson


Congressman Francis Rooney
Congressman Thomas J. Rooney
Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart
Congressman Vern Buchanan

Governor Rick Scott
Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera
Attorney General Pam Bondi 

Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto
Senator Kathleen Passidomo
Senator Denise Grimsley
Senator Greg Steube

Representative Matt Caldwell
Representative Byron Donalds
Representative Dane Eagle
Representative Heather Fitzenhagen
Representative Michael Grant
Representative Ray Wesley Rodriques


FLORIDA SENATORS

Senator George B Gainer

Senator Bill Montford

Senator Joe Negron

Senator Annette Taddeo

FLORIDA REPRESENTATIVES
 

Representative Jim Boyd

Representative Bruce Antone

Representative Robert Asencio

Representative Bryan Avila

Representative Michael Bileca

Representative Jason T Brodeur

Representative Charles W Clemons

Representative Robert Cortes

Representative Chris Sprowls
Representative Larry Ahern
Representative Thad Altman
Representative Ramon Alexander
Representative Daniel Wright Burgess, Jr.
Representative Cord Byrd

Representative John Cortes
Representative Ben Diamond
Representative Joseph Geller
Representative Julio Gonzalez
Representative Erin Grall
Representative Bill Hager
Representative Larry Metz

Representative George R. Moraitis, Jr.
Representative Daniel Perez
Representative Scott Plakon
Representative Sharon Pritchett
Representative Emily Slosberg
Representative Ross Spano

Representative Jay Trumbull
Representative Barbara Watson
Representative Colleen Burton
Representative James Grant
Representative Shawn Harrison
Representative Sean Shaw

Father Anthony Hewitt, JCL
St Francis Xavier

Catholic Church
Fort Myers, FL

Matt and Sarah Keller
Next Level Church: Fort Myers
Fort Myers, FL

Father Marc Vernoy
Our Lady Queen of Angels
Fort Myers, FL

Rev. Jarek (Jaroslaw) Sniosek
St Leo Catholic Church
Bonita Springs, FL

Fr. Joseph Gates *
St Isabel Catholic Church
Sanibel, FL

Rev. Dennis J. Cooney
St Raphael Catholic Church
Lehigh Acres, FL

Fr. Philemon Patitas
St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church
Naples, FL

Fr Robert J. Kantor
St. Agnes Catholic Church
Naples, FL

Rev. George Ratzmann
Saint William Catholic Church
Naples, FL

Fr. John J. Ludden, Pastor
Saint John the Evangelist Catholic
Naples, FL

Rev. Michael Vannicola
St Ann Catholic Parish
Naples, FL

Bishop Dewane
Diocese of Venice
Venice, FL

Majors Tim and Cheryl Gilliam
The Salvation Army
Fort Myers, FL


Katherine Miller
Lifeline Family Center Inc.
Cape Coral, FL

Father Philemon Patitsas
Christian Rights &
Freedom Institute
Naples, FL

Ken Klukowski
The First Liberty Institute
Plano, TX

David Gibbs III
The National Center for Life and Liberty
Flower Mound, TX

Sister Simone Campbell, SSS
Network (Nuns on the Bus)
Washington, DC

FLORIDA REPRESENTATIVES


Representative Cynthia Stafford
Representative Jackie Toledo
Representative Frank White
Representative Kimberly Daniels

Representative Tracie Davis
Representative Jayer Williamson
Representative Joseph Abruzzo
Representative Ben Albritton
Representative Manny Diaz Jr.

Representative Jason Fischer
Representative Brad Drake
Representative Jay Fant
Representative Patrick Henry
Representative Kristin Diane Jacobs
Representative Chris Latvala
Representative Stan McClain
Representative Wengay Newton

Representative Robert Olszewski
Representative Cary Pigman
Representative Holly Raschein
Representative Bob Rommel
Representative David Santiago
Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith
Representative Charlie Stone
Representative Clovis Watson JR
Representative Matt Willhite

A GOOD SAMARITAN FABLE OF BAD PRIESTS AND LEVITES

“A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. 31 A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side. 32 So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. 33 But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him. 35 The next day he took out two denarii[c] and gave them to the innkeeper. ‘Look after him,’ he said, ‘and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.’

       
Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?”

 
        In the Good Samaritan Parable, a man was abused by another person.   When people who claim to be honorable, respectable and responsible to the teachings of Christianity, as were the Priests and Levites, cross the street, ignore the man’s plight, and/or fail to come to his aid, it is contradicting to being a honorable, respectable and responsible Christian.  In the case of our story, the City of Cape Coral abused The Nelsen Residence Inc.’s Religious Community, made false and unfounded claims against them, condemned their House of Worship, and interfered with their religious practice.  For over two years, countless notifications, newspaper articles, and other disclosures were made to the religious community (Priests) and legislative members (Levites).  Yet most of them “crossed the street, ignored their plight, and failed to come to their aid.   In the United States of America, a country founded on religious freedoms, it is not only unconstitutional, but immoral as well, for a government agency to close down a “House of God” and prohibit religious practice, at least not without a choir of objections .   Yet, that’s what happened in our story.  As such, I feel it is repugnant for the religious society, especially those local, and the Florida State governing representatives in their entirety, to fail to stand up, speak out, and adamantly protest this detestable action.  For that reason, I have included a chapter entitled “A GOOD SAMARITAN FABLE OF BAD PRIESTS AND LEVITES” and have listed all those Priests and Levites who “crossed the street” and failed to act.

Pastor Donald W. Neace
Water's Edge Church
Cape Coral, FL

Pastor Jerry Lawson
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
N. Fort Myers, FL

Pastor David Jackson
All Souls Episcopal Church
N. Fort Myers, FL

Pastor Walter Still
Peace Lutheran Church
Fort Myers, FL

Pastor Ed Horne
Grace United Methodist Church
Fort Myers, FL

Rev. James Reho
Lamb of God Church
Fort Myers, FL

Fr. Stanley J. Dombrowski
St. Cecilia Catholic Church
Fort Myers, FL

Fr. Lorenzo Gonzalez
St. Columbkille Catholic Church
Fort Myers, FL

Fr. Murchadh O’Madagain
St Vincent DePaul Parish
Fort Myers, FL

 Pastor Jon Zehnder
St. Michael Lutheran Church
Fort Myers, FL

 Pastor Curtis Deterding
Zion Lutheran Church
Fort Myers, FL
 
Rev. Hugh J. McGuigan, OSFS
Our Lady of Light Catholic Community
Fort Myers, FL


Pastor Rev. Robert Tabbert
St. John XXIII Catholic Church
Fort Myers, FL

Rev Patrick O’Connor
San Jose Catholic Mission
Fort Myers, FL


Rev Patrick O’Connor
Jesus the Worker Catholic Church
Fort Myers, FL


Rev. Msgr. Stephen E. McNamara
Church of the Resurrection
Of Our Lord
Fort Myers, FL


Church of the Ascension
Fort Myers Beach, FL