Lakeland's first Dinner Church! On the third Thursday of each month, the dinner church volunteers gather at 632 West 5th Street in Lakeland to transform an ordinary meeting room into Friends Cafe. Located opposite the Dream Center of Lakeland, Friends Cafe seats 40 with room for more if needed. The evening begins with fellowship ping and greetings. The menu is announced and the meal begins. Devotionals begin while the eating goes on and guests are invited to comment on the topics for the evening. Communion is optional and dessert is served and more conversation ensues. Friends Cafe definitely helps to bring folks together, learning about the gospel along the way.