The United Methodist Women present the ninth annual Fall Flair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Destin Life Center at Destin Methodist Church, 200 Beach Drive. The arts and crafts show features more than 60 artists, crafters, homemade food vendors, direct sales representatives and more. CVS Pharmacy will be there to give flu shots to those who need it. All proceeds go to support the Destin UMC Missions.
Parking Lot Sale
Grace Lutheran Church’s MOMS Ministry (Mothers of Many Seasons) will host a parking lot sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at 4325 Commons Drive in Destin. Come for one of a kind items, re-sale, vintage and handcrafted items.
Getting Back to Funny
Chonda Pierce, a Christian comedian, will be at Village Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Oct. 14. Cost is $27/single, $24/buy 10 or more. Tickets available at itickets.com.
Grace Lutheran Church invites everyone to a fall picnic from 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Clement Taylor Park in Destin. Grace will provide burgers, hot dogs and water. Please bring a side or dessert to share and any other beverages you want. Bring the whole family and invite friends to join in a beautiful afternoon on the bay watching the sunset and enjoying food and fellowship. All are welcome.
Grace Lutheran Church in Destin will host a Reformation 500 Celebration Oct. 25 with dinner and a movie to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Dinner begins at 5:15 p.m. and will include brats, sauerkraut, German style potato salad, roasted vegetables and apple strudel. A screening of the film "Luther," starring Joseph Fiennes as the German theologian whose 95 Theses sparked the Protestant Reformation, will begin at 6:15 p.m. Everyone is welcome. A free will offering will be collected.
Light the Night Fall Festival
Village Baptist Church in Destin will host its annual Light the Night Fall Festival at 6 p.m. Oct. 29. There will be games, prizes, trunk or treating, inflatables, food, and more. Prizes for the best costumes and car decor will be awarded at the end of the night. For more information, visit villagebaptist.org.
Beach Bon Fire Service
Hotdogs, chips, drinks, and s'mores will be provided at Emerald Coast Baptist Church’s beach bon fire service from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Dune Allen Beach Access, 5707 County Road 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. The evening will include camp fire singing, Bible preaching and plenty of food.
Area church helps with hurricane relief
Destiny Worship Center has a new way to give relief monies for the Houston and south Florida areas called Text-To-Give. Just text the phone number 850-512-1300 with the keyword Texas for Harvey support or Florida for Irma support, followed by a space, then enter the numeric amount of money you would like to give. For example, "Florida 5" to give $5 for Hurricane Irma relief. All funds go directly to Hurricane relief.
If you’ve given to Destiny online before, you will be sent a reply to verify your gift before it is processed. If this is your first time to give to Destiny online, after you text the keyword, a space, and the amount, you will be sent a text to setup a secure online account to charge from the method of your choice. Just follow the simple prompts they give you, until you’re asked to confirm your transaction by replying to your original text with the letter “Y.” Your donation will be sent and an email receipt will be sent to you shortly.
The Answer Tour
Jeremy Camp, a Christian musician, will perform at 6 p.m. Nov. 19 at Village Baptist Church. Cost is $25/general admission, $40/gold circle tickets and $75 VIP tickets. Tickets available at itickets.com.
The live weekly radio show "Life Issues Real Answers," hosted by Rev. Dee Chernicky, Valerie Peterson and Pastor John Skiles, airs from 11-11:30 a.m. Fridays on WPSM on 91.1 FM at 34 Harbor Blvd. Suite 206 in Destin.
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