A 9-year-old chooses Christ, baptized by grandfather
Local Knights of Columbus serve local community
It was a rainy Friday night when Jim Brown set up his all-night vigil at St. Sylvester Catholic Church.
What brought him out on such an inclement night was a duty that required his skill and careful attention. Outside in the parking lot sat a large smoker filled with pork shoulders.
In-person Vacation Bible Study back at local churches
This past week marked the official start of summer. After a year of lockdowns and quarantines, local churches offered in-person Vacation Bible Schools.
A large, theater-style backdrop, created by a mother, transformed the platform at First Baptist Church of Navarre (FBCN) into “Destination Dig,” this year’s theme for VBS, which ran in the mornings from June 21-25.
Raising money and having fun doing it
Penned blessings adorn sanctuary’s bare floor
Midway church changes name, look
Midway First Assembly of God Church on East Bay Boulevard is now East Bay Church.
On a recent Sunday in a special presentation at the end of the service, lead pastor, Stacy Clearman, his wife Heidi, and the primary church leadership introduced to the congregation the idea of changing the name to East Bay Church.
Volunteers, staff needed at Waterfront Thrift Store
Citizens, Zoning Board argue over church signage
The Santa Rosa County Zoning Board and residents of Bagdad argued over a variance request to allow an internally illuminated sign in the Historic District of Bagdad at a meeting May 13.
The request was submitted by Bagdad First Assembly of God, located at 4513 Forsyth St. After about 45 minutes of discussion, the board recommended to deny the request.
Churches honor mothers with inspiring words, acts of kindness
On Sunday, May 9, families across the country honored that special person in our lives, our mothers.
Honoring mothers on Mother’s Day is a tradition in many churches and local churches joined in the celebration in different ways.
For God’s Sake: Parents were model of perseverance and dedication
I was perusing some old photos of my parents from early in their marriage and found it strange to see them acting playfully like two young people in love.
I have no doubt that they loved one another, I just don’t recall seeing that playfulness growing up. Having brought nine children into this world, life was not easy for them.