Staff Writer
The Destin Log

Blessing of the Pets

Bring your fur babies, feathered babies and even your scaly ones … all creatures great and small (or a photo) … to a pet blessing at 11 a.m. May 27 at Destin United Methodist Church, 200 Beach Drive. Pets must be leashed or contained.

Destin United Methodist Church

Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're lovingly crafted by God.

Destin United Methodist Church’s Vacation Bible School will be Maker Fun Factory from 4-6 p.m. beginning June 4 and continuing from 9 a.m. to noon June 5-8. Registration is $15/child through June 1. Contact Carolyn Mallette at 837-2021.

Village Baptist Church

Vacation Bible School for kids who have com-pleted grades K-5th will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 5-9 at Village Baptist Church, 101 Matthew Blvd. in Destin. This year’s theme by Lifeway will turn your children into Galactic Starveyors.

As kids focus on the visible sky and marvel at God’s creation, they will discover the wonder among wonders — that the God who created every-thing, the sky above, the stars we gaze at, the birds that fly in the sky, the God who perfectly formed our universe, wants a relationship with them.

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Fashioned For Freedom Conference

If you want to truly live in freedom, finally be launched into your divine purpose and worship the King in a truly divine and pure atmosphere of heaven, attend the Fashioned For Freedom Conference with Gina La Morte June 8-10 in the Grand Ballroom at the Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village. Prophetic powerhouses Rachel Koulianos, Sula Skiles and Rebecca Fran-cis will also join with her. For schedules and registration, visit

Destiny Worship Center Destin Campus

Every day kids are challenged to stand for God in their schools, with their friends, in our culture ... no matter what or where. In VBS, kids will learn to trust, obey and stand for God and encounter God's presence and embrace God's word.

Join in VBS from 6-8:30 p.m. June 12-16 with ex-citing worship, cool games, epic Bible stories, drama, crafts, snacks and T-shirts. To enroll, students must be entering Kindergarten through sixth grade in the fall of 2017. To register, visit

Grace Lutheran

Welcome to A Mighty Fortress Vacation Bible School where kids learn that God is their refuge and strength. Friends may fail them. They may not ace their test or make the team, but God promises to be their rock and their salvation — their fortress and sure defense. So raise your banner! In Jesus, the victory is won!

Vacation Bible School is for children 3 years (fully potty trained) to just com-pleted 5th grade and will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 24-28 at 4325 Commons Drive West. Call 654-1679 for information or register at

Family History Center

The Family History Center at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 339 Lake Drive in Fort Walton Beach, has new hours from10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Individual help provided by linguists. On Tuesdays, call Mr. and Mrs. Legge at 850-678 8430 for an ap-pointment.

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.

Building 9 Worship

Village Baptist Church in Destin has Saturday night services in Building 9 — The Hang Out. The service will be called “Building 9 Worship @6:09. Community is welcome, especially those who must work on Sun-days.

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.

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 envi-ronment 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’ commis-sion 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 at 6 p.m.; worship, 6:45 p.m.; share groups, 7:45; 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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