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Nov 29, 2022

Schism: Local churches leave United Methodist Church

Across the nation, Methodist churches are having tough conversations. These conversations surround the church’s stance on homosexuality, as well as how the rules of the church are followed. Many of these conversations have led to disaffiliations with the United Methodist Church, which acts as the governing body of over 30,000 congregations.

Nov 21, 2022

Thanking God: What Thanksgiving means to the faithful

The story of Thanksgiving is one many people know. The Pilgrims coming to the new world and falling on hard times, only to be helped by the Wampanoag, a Native American tribe. That original meal, which the two peoples enjoyed in 1621, lives on to this day as holiday millions share in the United States.

Nov 14, 2022

Compass Community growing in faith

Growing people in their faith is something central to the mission of every church. For Compass Community Church, they are trying to grow the church itself while also doing the work of saving souls through God’s Word.

Nov 8, 2022

Immanuel Baptist set to host CCM artists, Building 429

On Nov. 13 at 7 p.m., Building 429, a chart topping Contemporary Christian band, will play Immanuel Baptist Church’s Worship Center. The concert, which also features Cade Thompson, is being put on at Immanuel Baptist, both to entertain and connect audiences to the music, as well as bring more attention to the church.

Nov 1, 2022

Community Life Church to hold pickleball tournament

It would come as little surprise to anyone to see a church serving, whether it be in the church community or within broader community, but at Community Life United Methodist Church, they ‘serve’ a little differently.

Starting Nov. 10 and ending on Nov. 12, CLC will be hosting a pickleball tournament. Registration fees cost $30 for the first event and $5 for an additional event.

Oct 25, 2022

Meet Jamel Boast: Navarre UMC worship director

Worship music at a church can help uplift people and open more doors when it comes to reaching out to the community about a church’s message.

For Navarre United Methodist Church, worship music plays a vital role in creating an environment where people want to hear the message of Christ and celebrate it.

Oct 18, 2022

Fall brings festivities, pumpkin patches to local churches

With Autumn upon us, there are many fall festivities going on in the Navarre community. Local churches are getting in on the fall fun too with pumpkin patches and fall festivals.

Several pumpkin patches have been in operation since the first week of October, with Navarre First Assembly of God and St. Paul’s United Methodist Church being two of the churches in the area which have them.

Oct 11, 2022

Blessing of pets held at St. Sylvester’s

The morning of Sat., Oct. 8, St. Sylvester’s Catholic Church held their annual Blessing of the Pets.

The event brought out dozens of animals and their owners, who looked to receive blessings from Father John Kelly.

Oct 4, 2022

Woodbine congregation spends Sunday doing ‘God’s work’

Skipping church might not seem like the most Christian thing to do, but for Woodbine Church in Pace it’s all a part of the mission of being the hands and feet of Christ.

On Sun., Oct. 2, around 100 attendees of Woodbine Church met in the church parking lot at 9 a.m. to worship and pray before heading to For The Children of Milton, a nonprofit dedicated to children who may be homeless.

Sep 20, 2022

Daughter of late Christian musician delivers first sermon

Speaking publicly can be nerve wracking. Speaking publicly about a tragic period of your life can be exceptionally difficult. For Makenzie Weaver, however, its all part of God’s plan.

Back in January, Jay Weaver, Makenzie’s dad and the bass player in contemporary Christian band Big Daddy Weave, passed away following a battle with COVID-19.

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