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The Destin Log

Destin United Methodist J1 students

This year, hundreds of J1 International Students will come to Destin. That's hundreds of opportunities to impact the nations of the earth. Are you interested? Come at 6 p.m. April 17 and learn ways to make a difference. This night is an orientation. Coming to this event doesn't mean you are signing up, it just means you are interested. Email or call 837-2021 for more information.


The 2016 Emerald Coast Seder begins at 6 p.m. April 20 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center on Okaloosa Island. The Seder is Passover meal, music, worship and celebration. Led by special guest Paul Wilbur, Messianic praise and worship, Wilbur Ministries and hosted by Hosanna House of Destin. Rev. Claire Ogle is the executive director and co-founder of Hosanna House. For information and tickets, call 837-7430.


Fort Walton Beach Aglow and Community Lighthouse will meet at 9:30 a.m. May 12 at Marina Bay Resort, 80 Miracle Strip Parkway in Fort Walton Beach. The speaker will be Nikki Mathis, co-pastor of The Summit Church with her husband Chris. As worship director, she has a passion to see the body of Christ come to a true place of intimacy with the Father, seeking personal and regional revival. For more information call 862-4867.

Women's Meeting

One Heart One Voice Women is holding a monthly Women’s Meeting from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Palms of Destin Resort. Free childcare with registration. Rev. Dee Chernicky, author and speaker, will minister and Karen Longmire of Destiny Worship Center will lead worship. Visit to make children's reservations.

Prayer Gathering

A 7:14 Initiative Prayer Gathering will be held at 7 a.m. Sundays at Grace-Gateway City Church in Mariner Plaza, 218 Eglin Parkway NE in Fort Walton Beach. Everyone is welcome. At 7 a.m., meet and greet with coffee and pastries. At 7:14, pray to heal our land. From 7:45-8:30 a.m., discussion on "what each of us can do toward healing." Call 243-1763 for more information.


Youth at Immanuel Anglican provides a God-saturated, safe environment where youth can feel relaxed in worship and fellowship geared just for them. The focus is to develop disciples who will become disciple makers pursuing Jesus’ commission and to be His hands and feet. For details, contact Dominick Farone at or call Immanuel Anglican Church at 837-6324.

Celebrate Recovery

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


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