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Pineview UMC 110th Anniversary
You are invited to the 110th Celebration of Pineview United Methodist Church on Sept. 23. Services will begin at 10:30 with a covered dish lunch immediately following worship services. Pineview UMC is located at 1440 Pineview Church Road in the Allentown Community.
Pineview Church was organized in 1902 (according to early church records) as Holland's Chapel. After storm damage in the late 1920's, the original building was torn down and the savaged lumber along with additional lumber was used to build the older Pineview Church that still stands on the church property. The congregation currently worships in the Family Worship Center. Please invite you family, friends, and neighbors and bring a covered dish(es). For additional information, please contact: Jack or Anne Pinckard at 850-675-4422 or Dr. Ronnie Bearden at 850-503-3557.

Milton FUMC
First United Methodist Church of Milton will focus on "Looking Out for No. 1" at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. The sermon will focus on James 3:13-4:3, 7-8 and Mark 9:30-37. First United Methodist Church of Milton is located at 6830 Berryhill St. in Milton.

Community Senior Luncheon resumes
Bagdad United Methodist Church will resume with their Community Senior Luncheon's. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. The local Seniors are invited. For more information contact the church at 626-1948.

Temple Beth El Days of Awe Schedule
Temple Beth El - the Reform Temple of Pensacola has a series of events and activities for the Days of Awe.
Sept. 23 - Service at Temple Beth El Cemetery at 1 p.m.
Sept. 25 - Kol Nidre, Erey Yom Kippur at 8 p.m.
Sept. 26 - Yom Kippur service at 10 a.m. followed by a family service at 2 p.m., afternoon service at 2:45 p.m., Yizkor at 4:30 p.m., then Ne'ilah/Concluding Service at 5:30 p.m. and Break the Fast at 6:30 p.m.
Temple Beth El is located at 800 North Palafox St. in Pensacola. For more information call 438-3321.

St Paul UMC Fall Craft Bazaar
St. Paul United Methodist Church will hold a fall craft bazaar Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Booth space for the Second Annual Fall Craft Bazaar is still available. Inside booth - table provided $30. Outside booth $25. Registration deadline is Aug. 31. The church will be selling lunch foods and baked goods. Setup will begin Friday evening before. Contact the church or email for more information.

Blessing of the Pets and Fall Market
First Presbyterian Church of Milton will host the third annual "All God's Creatures" Blessing of the Pets and Fall Market on Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. - noon. The event will be held on the Fellowship Lawn of First Presbyterian Church of Milton, which is located at 5203 Elmira St. in Milton.

Master's Men Quartet in Concert
The Master's Men, a Southern Gospel Quartet, headquartered in Pace will be performing at 6 p.m. on Sept. 30 at Olivet Baptist Church in Milton. The quartet was founded in late 1995 as the "Men of Woodbine," and The Master's Men emerged from that original group. The quartet has competed in several national talent contests and achieved first place finishes in both the Suwanee River Jubilee and Gold City Homecoming. They sing a wide variety of Southern Gospel favorites. For more information contact Olivet Baptist Church at 623-1204.

Bagdad UMC Homecoming
Bagdad United Methodist Church will hold its annual homecoming on Sept. 30. Worship service will get underway at 11 a.m. followed by lunch and fellowship. Guest speaker will be Rev. Gary Jones. Rev. Clive Knights and the congregation at Bagdad UMC invite you come join them for this special occasion.

East Milton AOG Homecoming
The East Milton Assembly of God will host a homecoming on Oct. 7. Services will begin at 10 a.m. with lunch after the service. The special guest speaker is Rick Maharrey.

Catholic Charities of NWF announce 30th Annual Jewel of the Gulf Gala
The Regional Board of Directors for Northwest Florida’s Catholic Charities announced the 30th Annual Jewel of the Gulf Gala will be held Oct. 13, at New World Landing in Pensacola from 6 -10 p.m. The event features heavy hors d’oeuvres prepared by celebrated Chef Nick Farkas, dancing to the show band, Figure Eight, and the opportunity to bid on vacation packages; fine jewelry; sports memorabilia; and assorted gift items at the silent and live auctions. This support allows Catholic Charities to carry out the social mission of the Catholic Church of Northwest Florida to serve, to empower, and to advocate for vulnerable families and individuals of any race, religion, or national origin through family strengthening programs. For more information on the 30th Annual Jewel of the Gulf Gala, call 436-8754 ext 25 or visit to purchase.

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church news
Galilee Missionary Baptist Church welcomes Dr. Herman Rogers as their 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
If you are a Bible believing Christian and appreciate in depth Bible teaching using proper hermeneutics of Bible interpretation as taught by John MacArthur of Grace Community Church of Sun Valley, Calif. You will be pleased to know a small group that are negotiating with Grace of Sun Valley to send a graduate of The Masters Seminary to the Pensacola area to pastor a local church. In the mean time we are meeting in Pace at 10 a.m. each Sunday morning. For more information and directions call 529-4702.

Thanksgiving Boxes
One Harvest Thanksgiving boxes can be ordered in October for delivery in November. Orders can be place online at, or cash orders will be taken Oct. 15 from 4 - 7 p.m. and Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. - noon, as well as Nov. 5 from 4 - 7 p.m and on Nov. 6 from 9 a.m. - noon at the FUMC Fellowship Hall (FH). Delivery will be at FUMC Fellowship Hall between 8 - 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 17.

One Harvest Food Ministries
One Harvest Food Ministries will provide area residents with affordable food packages to help battle food costs. You can order online with a credit card at or order from your local One Harvest Host site, First United Methodist Church of Milton.
Tentative order dates are Oct. 15-16, Nov. 5-6, and Dec. 3-4.
Orders will be taken on the respective Mondays from 4 - 7 p.m. at the FUMC of Milton Fellowship Hall and on Tuesday's from 9 a.m. - noon.
Planned distribution dates are Sept. 29, Oct. 27, Nov. 17, and Dec. 15 from 8 - 9:30 a.m. at the FUMC of Milton Fellowship Hall.

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 and Dec. 8. Currently 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 every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. 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 every Friday night at 7 p.m. at East Side Baptist Church, 4884 Ward Basin Road. For more information on this meeting and other area meetings, call 626.1481.