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A Spot of Green

Women of Grace at Grace Lutheran Church on Commons Drive in Destin will center on what God has to say in Psalm 23, "He makes me lie down in green pastures,” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 24. All are welcome to enjoy munchies, spend time in God's word and spend some time in service with one another. Come in clothes that you don't mind getting a little dirty.

Michael W. Smith

The Million Lights Tour with Michael W. Smith and Nathan Tasker is headed to Village Baptist Church from 6-9 p.m. March 25. Enjoy an incredible night of worship featuring all his hits plus tracks from new albums. Tickets are avail-able at or call 1-800-965-9324.

Spring Revival

The Burdens will be at Emerald Coast Baptist Church in Holiday Plaza, Suite 205, 12273 U.S. Hwy. 98 W. in Miramar Beach, for special revival services at 7 p.m. March 29 and 30. They will also be at both April 1 services on Easter Sunday.

Adrian Burden is a missionary/evangelist whose ministry work includes annual missions trips to an orphanage in Honduras, helping local churches in Nicaragua, and preaching revival ser-vices in churches across America.

Journey To The Cross

Journey To The Cross & Upper Room Commun-ion Experience, a self-guided walk through Christ's last day on earth, will be presented by Destin United Methodist Church from 12-8 p.m. March 29 and 30 at 200 Beach Drive. Event is free.

The Upper Room Communion Experience is an opportunity to see what it might have been like the night Jesus shared communion with His disciples. Sign up for communion times through EventBrite, at 837-2021, at the church, or visit

Cross Walk 2018

Area churches will make their annual pro-cessional to observe Good Friday at noon March 30 in Destin. The group will walk the Stations of the Cross. Meet at 11:45 a.m. at Morgan’s Sports Complex parking lot. The walk will be on Commons Drive between Airport Road intersection and the round-about near City Hall and dog park

Easter Drama

"Through the Eyes of a Fisherman" will be presented by the disciple Peter, played by Bro. Steve, during an Easter drama at 10:30 a.m. April 1 at First Baptist Church of Destin, 201 Beach Drive. All are welcome. Come early to get a good seat.

Easter with DUMC

Destin United Methodist Church begins Easter with a sunrise service at 6 a.m. at Henderson Beach State Park. Another beach service then begins at 7:30 a.m. on the beach at The Crab Trap in Destin and on Okaloosa Island.

Worship at 9:30 a.m. on the harbor at Brotula's Restaurant or at 9:30 a.m. for Xalt in the Destin Life Center at DUMC, 200 Beach Drive. A traditional service begins at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.

There is no sunset beach service on Easter.

Resurrection Run/Kids Fun Run

The Annual Village Resurrection Run, 8-11 a.m. April 14, draws Emerald Coast communities together for a day of fun and friendly com-petition to benefit many of Village’s missions and ministries. Participants assemble at the Village start-line and head to the Crab Trap and back for the Walk/Run 5K, while the 10K Run continues further down the beach to Pompano Joe’s and back. The 10K begins at 8 a.m. and cost is $30. The 5K Walk immediately follows and cost is $10.

Special awards are presented for Male and Female Overall, Masters, and Grand Masters winners in each age group. This year there is a new Kids Fun Run for children K-5th grade beginning at 9:15 a.m. and cost is $10. Call 837-8107 for more information.


WPSM radio and Destin's Week of Blessings present a UNIFIED Concert at 6 p.m. May 6 at HarborWalk Village. The concert will honor those who serve in churches, community and country. Music will be provided by Impulse Church Praise Team and soloist Beth White.

The Point

A program for those in their 20s and 30s, The Point, a new young adult's program, meets from 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month for dinner and worship and the fourth Tuesday for an activity in the city. For more information, visit, call Amanda Wilders, director of Young Adults at DUMC, at 850-687-0554 or email her at

Grief Support Group

The Destin United Methodist Church spon-sored Stephen Ministers will begin a grief group for all those who have experienced a loss at 2 p.m. Thursdays in the Destin Life Center at DUMC, 200 Beach Drive. For further information, call 974-3373, 496-0737, or email

Food Pantry

The Anchor Church, 101 First St SE in Fort Walton Beach, has a food pantry serving the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. People 18 and over are allowed one visit per month. A valid ID is re-quired.

Radio Show

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.

Celebrate Recovery

Overcome hurts, habits and hang-ups every Mon-day night at the Destin Life Center on Beach Drive. Optional $5 dinner is at 6 p.m.; worship, 6:45 p.m.; share groups, 7:45; and a dessert fellowship at 8:30. Free childcare is available for birth through fifth grade. Call 837-2021, ext. 26 or email