Faith Briefs 4-6

Staff Writer
The Destin Log


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.

Jail Ministry banquet

The Good News Jail and Prison Ministry Annual Fundraising Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. April 18 at the Niceville United Methodist Church Community Life Center, 214 S. Partin Dr. The banquet directly supports the chaplain in the Okaloosa County Jail and many programs that bring the Good News to county inmates. Hear inspirational music by The Wesley Boys, life transforming testimonies from former inmates, and a ministry update from Chaplain John Lennon. The banquet is open to the public. For tickets and information on how you or your church can sponsor a table at the banquet to keep the chaplain "behind the bars," call Chuck Turk at 678-5827 or Chaplain John Lennon at 974-0301.

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

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.


Is your church planning a special service, a musical event or having a guest speaker? Have a special photograph to share or an article to submit? Contact Pam Griffin at 850-654-8444 or