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Milton FUMC

First United Methodist Church of Milton will focus on “Be Alert!” at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. The sermon will focus on Jeremiah 33:14-16 and Luke 21:25-36. First United Methodist Church of Milton is at 6830 Berryhill St. in Milton. For more information, call 623-6683.


Bagdad United Methodist Church

Bagdad United Methodist Church will celebrate the first Sunday of Advent with the message, "The Call to Your Heart" at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Bagdad United Methoidst Church is located at 4540 Forsyth St. in Bagdad. For more information, call 626-1948.


Calvary Baptist Church Installation Service

Calvary Baptist Church is having an Installation Service for our new pastor Bro. Randy McElveen on Dec. 2 at 11 a.m.  Guest speakers Bro.'Mac' (pastor's father) Bro. Shofner and Bro.Chip Fox.  Lord's Supper and dinner on the grounds to follow. Please join us.


Senior's Luncheon at Bagdad United Methodist Church

 The Bagdad United Methodist Church’s monthly Community Senior’s Luncheon will be Dec. 11. This change is due to the Christmas Holidays. Our regular schedule will resume in January 2013. For more information, call 623-1948.


IBC free garage sale and toy giveaway

Immanuel Baptist Church’s Mission Christmas Free Garage Sale and Toy Giveaway will be Dec. 14 starting at 8:30 a.m. IBC wants to reach out to the community of Pace. They will be having a Free Garage Sale Giveaway and we will also be giving away free toys pre child in each family while our supplies last. Immanuel Baptist Church is located at 4187 Highway 90 in Pace. For additional info please contact IBC at 850-994-6152 or email us at


Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa On Dec. 15 from 9:30 - 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Pace in the activities building behind the sanctuary. You are invited to jon the church for a delicious breakfaszt, ballons, bouncers, face painting, crafts, visit and pictures with Santa. First United Methodist Church of Pace is located at 4540 Chumuckla Highway in Pace. For more information call 994-5608.


First UMC of Pace Cantata

"The Greatest Story Ever Told" Cantata will be performed on Dec. 16 at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services at Frist UMC of Pace. First UMC of Pace is located at 4540 Chumuckla Highway. For more information, call 994-5608.


Olivet Baptist Church musical

Olivet Baptist Church will present their annual Christmas Musical, “Jesus, There's Something About That Name” during the morning worship hour Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. This compelling musical, based upon one of the most cherished Gaither songs of all time, recalls the excitement surrounding Jesus birth! This powerful presentation combines narration with several heart-warming hymns and favorites, along with moving songs from song writer, Tony Wood, and others. Together, Russell Mauldin and Tony Wood have created a musical which retells God's purpose and plan to send the Promised One – Jesus! At the name of Jesus, every knee shall bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord! Olivet is located at the corner of Dogwood Drive and Berryhill Street. Come join as we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior!


First UMC of Pace Christmas Eve serivce

Frist UMC of Pace will celebrate with Carols and Candles on Dec. 24 at 6:30 p.m. First UMC of Pace is located at 4540 Chumuckla Highway. For more information, call 994-5608.


Bridges to Circles offering volunteer training

Catholic Charities Bridges to Circles initiative presents a four week training series that will equip volunteers to serve as an ally for family moving from poverty to self-sufficiency. The training will be held at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart Ave Maria hall

           1212 East Moreno Street, Pensacola on Jan. 8 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Bridges to Circles is a transformational initiative that partners community volunteers with families wanting to make the journey out of poverty. This is your opportunity to solve local poverty issues in Escambia County. Reserve your spot and for further information, contact Haley Richards, 429-7296 or


Community Senior Luncheon resumes

Bagdad United Methodist Church will resume its Community Senior Luncheons at 11 a.m. Local seniors are invited. For more information, call 626-1948.


Galilee Missionary Baptist Church news

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church welcomes Dr. Herman Rogers as its new pastor. Galilee Missionary Baptist Church has Sunday school services at 10 a.m., morning worship at 11 a.m., evening worship at 6 p.m and Wednesday Bible study at 6 p.m.


Grace Community Church of Northwest Florida

A small group is negotiating with Grace of Sun Valley to send a graduate of The Masters Seminary to the Pensacola area to pastor a local church. Bible-believing Christians who appreciate in-depth Bible teaching using proper hermeneutics of Bible interpretation as taught by John MacArthur of Grace Community Church of Sun Valley, Calif., are encouraged to attend. In the meantime, the group meets at 10 a.m. Sundays in Pace. For more information and directions, call 529-4702.


Save on Your Weekly Food Costs!

One Harvest.  Save 35 – 50% on your grocery bill.  Order online at with a credit or debit card.  For general info or dates/times for cash orders, call 623-6683.  EBT/SNAP call 478-7620.


St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Winter Bazaar vendors wanted

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Milton is making preparations for its annual Winter Bazaar and Craft Show on Dec. 7-8. They are accepting applications for vendors who would like to attend and sell their wares and crafts. For a vendor application call 983-6100 or 623-2905.


Tuesday night Bible Study

St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church is hosting a bible study at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the St. Joseph’s room for anyone who would like to attend.


Addiction help meetings

The Most Excellent Way support group for people seeking help overcoming alcohol, drugs and other addictive behaviors meets at 7 p.m. Fridays at East Side Baptist Church, 4884 Ward Basin Road.  For more information on this meeting and other area meetings, call 626-148