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Milton foster home experiences a ‘God moment’ for the children

March 13, 2023
A “welcome” sign that was for sale started a series of events resulting in a Milton foster home getting a free, brand-new roof last week. “I call these ‘God moments,’” said Liz Gibson, founder and president of For the Children of Milton, a not-for-profit corporation that owns and operates a foster-care facility at the end of Whitmire Road.

Open Door United Methodist Church emphasizes ‘radical hospitality’

February 27, 2023
Not all members of First United Methodist Church of Pace agreed with leaving the UMC umbrella, including its pastor, Mark Lilly. When the leaders of his congregation elected to “disaffiliate” and rebrand as Grace Methodist Church in November, Lilly and members of his staff accepted the challenge of building a new UMC congregation.

FCA hopes to encourage students through faith

February 21, 2023
Student athletes can lead busy lives. From keeping up with homework to attending practice to their home life, the responsibilities they have can be quite demanding. For some athletes at local high schools, they have found an outlet through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA).

Mt. Pilgrim is a constant for Milton’s Black community

February 14, 2023
It’s impossible to discuss Milton’s history without mentioning – often – Mt. Pilgrim African Baptist Church. Its congregation traces its history to antebellum times, when Blacks – many likely enslaved people working on a nearby plantation – and whites worshipped together at First Baptist Church (founded in 1845).

L.E.A.D. Academy to celebrate 10 years of providing faith-based classical education

February 7, 2023
Frank Lay and his daughter, Kace Browning, started L.E.A.D. Academy Classical School in 2013 with 25 students in a rented building on Berryhill Road. This year, the school serves 565 students on its own 30-acre campus in Pace.

St. Mary’s Shoppe celebrating 10th anniversary

February 3, 2023
St. Mary’s Shoppe, 6849 Oak St. in Milton, now offers weekly specials. The Shoppe has new and vintage one-of-a-kind treasures, offering something for everyone. The Shoppe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, along with a food ministry on Tuesdays and Thursdays. If you’re looking for fantastic deals, please stop by.

Knotty by His nature: First Presbyterian of Milton gets creative with ministry

January 31, 2023
Once a month, members of First Presbyterian Church of Milton gather in the Drowsy Poet coffee shop on Woodbine Road in Pace to knit, crochet, and have fellowship. These members are part of the church’s Knotty Prayers ministry.

First Baptist of Milton embraces ‘hump day’ services

January 24, 2023
Sunday may be the most important day for churches but at First Baptist Church of Milton, they think the other days of the week are just as important when it comes to connecting with God. The church has made the middle of the week a major focus of its ministerial work.

Milton faith community celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. legacy

January 17, 2023
Rev. Desi Lee remembers growing up in the 1960s well. It was a time of strife for the United States, even within his hometown of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Faithful fasting: local churches hold fasts during January

January 10, 2023
Every January, people make new year’s resolutions. For some, it’s exercising more. For others, it’s focusing on their mental health. And for members of local churches, like East Bay Church and Momentum Church, it’s about getting reacquainted in their relationship with Jesus Christ.

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