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Mormon Stake Conference

NICEVILLE — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will have its semi-annual stake conference 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Niceville Chapel, 1100 Palm Blvd., Niceville.

The second part of the conference is the general session, which replaces all 10 Sunday services throughout the stake. It starts at 10 a.m. Aug. 18 at the Emerald Coast Convention Center, 1250 Miracle Strip Parkway, Fort Walton Beach. Call 850-862-3263 for details.

Grace Lutheran schedules third Monday lunch

FORT WALTON BEACH — Join the people of Grace Lutheran Church for an informal lunch and fellowship noon-1:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at Stewby's Seafood Shanty, 231 Santa Rosa Blvd., Fort Walton Beach.

Church membership isn't required to attend. Everyone is welcome.

  Women of Destiny faith conference scheduled Sept. 13

MIRAMAR BEACH — The Women of Destiny fall faith conference with Lysa TerKeurst is scheduled for women who want to grow in their faith and deepen their relationship with God.

The event is 6-9 p.m. Sept. 13 at Destiny Worship Center, 122 Poinciana Blvd., Miramar Beach.

It will be live-streamed to the church's two other locations, 13300 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach; and 233 Hill Ave. NW, Fort Walton Beach.

Doors open at 6 p.m. with coffee and mingling. A limited number of free Chick-fil-A sandwiches will be available for ladies attending. This is a free event with registration required.

Childcare is available with registration but is limited to a first-come, first-served basis. 

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Alpha course starts at Immanuel Anglican in September

DESTIN — Immanuel Anglican Church is offering the Alpha Course, a  chance to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment.

The course starts 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at The Local Market,  950 Gulf Shore Drive, Destin.

"The Alpha course is for anyone who is curious. The talks are designed to encourage friendly conversation about the things that matter most in life. No question is out of bounds, and you are free to discuss as much or as little as possible. Join us for a great free meal, engaging talk, and conversation with others who are exploring life and faith; no strings attached." organizers said in a media release.

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