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The Flying Pig

Need a little pick me up over the mid-week hump? Grab your favorite specialty coffee or spice up your lunch routine with a savory Tex-Mex lunch box. The Flying Pig at Shoreline Church, 140 Pal-metto Street in Destin, is now serving breakfast and lunch Sundays through Thursdays. Café hours are 7:30-11 a.m. for breakfast and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch.

Splash Canyon

Life is full of thrills and spills, and we may not know what's around the bend — but God does. At Splash Canyon, kids dis-cover that Jesus is by their side on life's wild ride. God saves us through Jesus and gives us life and hope every day and forever.

Splash Canyon vacation Bible school will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 23-27 at Grace Lutheran Church, 4325 Commons Drive in Destin, for children ages potty-trained to sixth grade. It is a fun and safe place for children to enjoy hearing stories, playing games, doing crafts, and learning all about their Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To register, visit


Shoreline Tribe students entering sixth through 12th grade will head to CLASHCAMP18 from 5:30 a.m. July 25 to 8 p.m. July 28 at Camp Kulaqua Retreat & Conference Center in High Springs, Florida. Register now with a $100 deposit. Balance due July 15. Register at

Liturgical Folk

Join Melissa and Ryan Flanigan, Tiffany and Justin Brooks, all their kids, and Fr. Nelson Koscheski for an evening of songs, poems, and stories at 7 p.m. July 26 at Immanuel Anglican Church, 250 Indian Bayou Trail in Destin. The concert is free and open to all. Liturgical Folk concerts are lights-on, words-in-hand, public litur-gies, suitable for all ages and faith stages.

The Masked Saint

First Baptist Church Destin will host a movie night at 7 p.m. July 28. Showing will be “The Masked Saint,” the story of Dr. Chris Whaley taken from his book. Whaley will be there to speak and will also speak Sunday morn-ing. Whaley will sign books and have DVDs of the movie.

Bible Study

Inductive Bible Study in Hebrews will begin Aug. 7 at The Bay House, 127 Calhoun Ave. in Destin. Classes will be at 10 a.m. Tuesdays for women and 6 p.m. for men/women. Register with Mary Ann Roberts at or 217-8766. Study will also be by email if needed.

Grief Support Group

The Destin United Methodist Church sponsored Stephen Minis-ters 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 Monday 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