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Milton FUMC
First United Methodist Church of Milton will focus on "Christian Humility" at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday. The sermon will focus on Hebrews 5:1-10 and Mark 10:35-45. First United Methodist Church of Milton is located at 6830 Berryhill St. in Milton. For more information contact the church office at 623-6683.

Trinity by the Fields
Trinity by the Fields Anglican Church is continuing its sermon series on the book of Hebrews Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. Father Billy Stoudenmire will be preaching about "How to Receive God's Forgiveness and Strength...Today!" The church is located at the 4-way stop intersection of South and West Spencer Field Roads, in Pace.

Family and Friends Day
Isaiah Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church will host its annual Family and Friends Day on Oct. 21 at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Kenneth Kidd, pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church in Evergreen, Ala. During the program, there will be a tribute to members Mary Rhodes, Elizabeth Brewton, and Mary Bell Hill, who are being honored for their dedication and support of the church over the years. Isaiah Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church invites everyone to attend and reflect on this year's theme of "Praise, Rejoice, and Reconnect." Dinner will be served following the program. Isaiah Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church is located at 5038 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Milton.

True Grace Fellowship Homecoming
True Grace Fellowship Church will have a homecoming service Oct. 21 starting at 11 a.m. with special guest speaker Rev. Wayne Johnson, the former pastor of True Grace Fellowship Church. This will mark the 72nd anniversary of the church. Pelase bring a covered dish to share immediately following the service. For more information call 623-4795. True Grace Fellowship Church is located at 5178 Willard Norris Rd. in Milton.

Calvary Baptist Church Fall Festival
Calvary Baptist Church will host its fall festival on Oct. 27 from 4 p.m. until ?. The fall festival will feature free food, a hay ride, pony rides, bluegrass music, arts and crafts, face painting, bounce house, checkers, dominoes, life size chest game, volleyball, a bonfire and much more.

Ard Field Homecoming
The Ard Field Church of Christ in Chumuckla will be celebrating homecoming on Oct. 28. Services start at 10 a.m.

Pastor Appreciation Luncheon
“Thank you” to all of the pastors in our community that have made the Pregnancy Resource Center of Milton a priority in their giving. You are a blessing for our ministry and the families receiving our services. Please save the date of Oct. 29. We would like to invite you to the annual Pastor Appreciation Luncheon to celebrate another year of blessings.
If your church family does not already support our ministry and would like more information on how you could help support our ministry through volunteers, prayer partners and/or financial partners, please give us your pastor’s contact information and we will be happy to add them to our invitation list. You can reach us by phone at 983-2730 or you can email us at

Avalon Baptist Fall Festival
Avalon Baptist Church will host its fall festival on Oct. 31 from 5 - 8 p.m. The Festival will feature a hayride, food, games, prizes, and much more.

Pumpkin Patch
Christ United Methodist Church is hosting its annual Pumpkin Patch. The Pumpkin Patch is now open and will run through Oct. 30. The hours are 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily. You can purchase pumpkins and gourds. You can also take pictures in the picture area and let the kids enjoy a hayrides.

FUMC of Pace Annual Arts, Crafts, and Marketplace Festival
First United Methodist Church of Pace will host its annual Annual Arts, Crafts & Marketplace Festival on Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Unique crafts, items and yummy baked goods. Back by popular demand will be our delicious Cheeseburger Soup and Glenda Webb’s famous chili. New vendors as well as many of your old favorites come together to market their talents at this sold out show. Vendors will be located inside and outside our facilities area. Monies collected from baked goods, lunch and facilities are used for community outreach programs sponsored by our United Methodist Men, United Methodist Women and youth department. FUMC of Pace is located at 4540 Chumuckla Highway. For more information call 994-5608.

Pregnancy Resource Center of Milton Fundraiser
Pregnancy Resource Center of Milton Fundraiser Event "To Go Van Gogh" will be held on Nov. 30 in the Cafe at Pine Terrace Baptist Church. Spend the evening with friends creating a masterpiece (perhaps a Christmas present) and make a donation to our ministry of life. It will cost $30 per person to create your masterpiece. Please join us if you can! For more information, call 983-2730.

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.

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 provides the highest quality food at a price you can afford! Check out our menu and low prices at You can order online until 11:59 pm EST on Sunday October 21st (by credit card only). You can also stop in to the Fellowship Hall of First United Methodist Church of Milton, 6830 Berryhill Street, on October 15th from 4-7 pm and October 16th from 9am – noon to place your order with cash. The food will be available for pick-up at the Fellowship hall on October 27th from 8-9:30 am. Call the church office at (850)623-6683 with any questions.

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.