Easter service

Emerald Coast Baptist Church, 734 Legion Drive in the Buck Destin facility, will have services at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. March 31.

Sunrise Service

A sunrise service will be held at 6 a.m. March 31 on the beach at Beasley Park on U.S. 98 on Okaloosa Island. Good Shepherd Lutheran, Shalimar; Grace Lutheran, Destin; Holy Trinity Lutheran, Fort Walton Beach; and St. Paul Lutheran, Niceville, will sponsor the service. Bring chair or blanket and please stay off the dunes.

Emerald Coast Revival Time

Emerald Coast Baptist Church will hold a time of revival with lively congregational singing, old-fashioned gospel preaching and Holy Spirit led worship at 7 p.m. nightly April 1-3 at 734 Legion Drive in the Buck Destin facility. Guest preacher will be Pastor Barry Rackley from Roversville, Tenn.


Fort Walton Beach Aglow will meet at 9:30 a.m. April 11 at Marina Bay Resort, 80 Miracle Strip Parkway. A Fellowship Tea follows the meeting. Please bring finger food. Call 862-4867.

Lisa Osteen Comes

Women of Destiny presents Lisa Osteen Comes, associate pastor at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, under the leadership of her brother, Pastor Joel Osteen, at 7 p.m. April 26 at Destiny Worship Center in Miramar Beach. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the free event.

An accomplished minister of the gospel, Comes has held several key positions at Lakewood Church, including director of ministries. Through all of her challenges and experiences, Lisa has become known as a respected ministry leader and Bible teacher. Her passion for God's Word and love for people radiate in her practical and insightful messages.

Childcare by registration only: 6 weeks to 10 years.

The Gathering

The Gathering at Sandestin, a non-denominational Christian worship service, meets weekly at 10 a.m. in the Terrace Room of the Linkside Conference Center in the Sandestin Resort. David Seering, worship leader, and Billy Gray, pastor, lead the service.

Seering is a local entertainer who has performed for the military, three presidents, and a multitude of recording stars, not to mention many local events and charities. Gray is head of Billy Gray Ministries, a global missionary group that brings the Word of Christ. More information can be found at www.thegatheringsandestin.com.

Upper Room Morning Worship

Gather in the “upper room” upstairs at Marlin Grill in The Village of Baytowne Wharf at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort at 9 a.m. each Sunday for an interdenominational morning service of teaching, praise and worship. Dress casual. Call 543-4382.


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