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Dec 7, 2023

New thrift store promises to help church, community says St. Paul UMC pastor

There’s a new store on New Hope Road in Midway. St. Paul United Methodist Church recently opened the New Hope Thrift Store, which is just southwest of the main church building and the preschool building. The thrift store is set to have an official grand opening in January but had a soft opening Tuesday, Dec. 5.

Nov 30, 2023

Joy to the world

The story of Jesus’s birth is well known. The Bible, in the Book of Luke, describes the birth of Christ and presents a story of multiple people and animals (wise men from the east with gifts, shepherds and their flock, Joseph and a pregnant Mary, just to name a few) traveling to and converging at one manger, for the arrival of the newborn king, Jesus Christ.

Nov 28, 2023

What is Advent?

Christmas is arguably the most popular holiday in the United States.

Each year, millions put toys and other gifts under Christmas trees, attend Christmas services and travel to see family. According to the National Retail Federation, consumer spending during the 2023 holiday season, which is anchored by Christmas, is expected to be between $957.3 billion and $966.6 billion.


Nov 18, 2023

The gift of giving

Around five years ago, Angela Zangerle, a Navarre resident, was taking a tour of Santa Rosa Kids House, a nonprofit which provides services such as counseling, as well as shelter, for children who’ve been abused. The nonprofit has helped thousands of children, according to its website.

Nov 9, 2023

Navarre United Methodist Church celebrates 40 years

On Nov. 5, Navarre United Methodist Church held a 40th anniversary celebration during their Sunday service. The church also held a fellowship luncheon after the service.

Pastor David Morris delivered the sermon, where he discussed the past, present and future of the church.


Oct 30, 2023

Navarre United Methodist hosting bed building project for those in need

On Nov. 4, a local church will be building beds for those less fortunate.

Navarre United Methodist is partnering with Sleep in Heavenly Peace, a national nonprofit which builds twin sized beds for children ages three to 17 and delivers them fully furnished. From 2012 (the year it was founded) to 2022, Sleep in Heavenly Peace has delivered approximately 140,583 beds. There are 326 chapters of the organization.


Oct 24, 2023

Faith and a little bit of fear

Few people think of a church as the place for a haunted house attraction, but for the Community of Christ Church in Navarre, it has become a tradition.

Although the event was last held in 2018, Danny Hawkins, Huston Hawkins and Jack Porter, the event organizers, haven’t forgotten the thrills (and chills) which make ‘Fear Forest’ a spectacle to behold.


Oct 19, 2023

Navarre area churches hosting fall events

With fall comes events and activities, churches are no exception. At Navarre United Methodist Church (9474 Navarre Parkway), there are two upcoming fall events, both will be held at Navarre United States Methodist Church. The first one will be the fall concert, which is set for Friday, Oct. 20, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the show starting at 6:30 p.m.

Oct 16, 2023

First Baptist Church of Navarre gathers in prayer for peace in Middle East

The Bible commands believers to pray without ceasing, and that’s exactly what First Baptist Church of Navarre (FBCN) did October 11 in their sanctuary.

Oct 9, 2023

Greg Love takes over as new pastor at First Baptist Navarre

For the past two years, First Baptist Church of Navarre has searched for a new pastor to help guide the church into a new era.
In August, they found their man and Oct. 1, he officially began his tenure as pastor. Greg Love, who has spent the last nine years at Crossview Baptist Church in Tifton, Georgia, is excited for the new opportunity.
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