Compass Community Church

Compass Community Church sings at Navarre Gardens

Compass Community Church sings at Navarre Gardens

“We’d like to come and sing Christmas hymns with the residents, if that would be OK,” I asked the activities director of Navarre Gardens, Emily Edwards. I serve as the pastor of Compass Community Church, a new church start up in Navarre (compassefca.org). “That would be great!” Edwards replied. “The residents will love that.” Read […]

Navarre mother rallies community to encourage a veteran

Navarre mother rallies community to encourage a veteran

Editor’s note: In a slight deviation from our usual way of covering the news, this week’s Faith page features a firsthand account from our contributor pastor Michael Bannon, describing a special moment of love and kindness in our community. It began with a simple idea springing from a heart sensitive to the needs of others […]

Second to None: Compass Community Church

Second to None: Compass Community Church

It was an overcast but pleasant Sunday afternoon when a crowd of about 25 people gathered atop a seawall behind a Navarre home. Santa Rosa Sound was tabletop smooth, its surface rippled only intermittently by dolphins in pursuit of mullet. Playful dolphins are masters at capturing attention, but this crowd’s gaze was fixed closer to shore where a cluster of three people stood in thigh-deep water facing the crowd.    Read the full article in the Oct. 24 […]