CRESTVIEW — Upcoming events for North Okaloosa County’s faithful are as follows.


Kingdom Life sets women's ministry conference

CRESTVIEW — The Women Walking in Ministry quarterly conference will feature a theme celebrating all women.

The event begins 10 a.m. May 13 at the Kingdom Life Worship & Training Center, 798 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Crestview.

The guest speaker is the Rev. Nikki Mathis of The Summit Crestview church. The event also features The Summit Crestview worship leader, Stephanie Mills, Dance Minister Barbara Oxendine of the Eglin Air Force Base chapel, and Kindom Life's pastor, the Rev. Darlene Haynes-Scheuermann.


'Coming Home' dance performance set

CRESTVIEW — The Calling Dance Company will present a faith-based story centering on hope amid loss.

"Coming Home" is scheduled 6 p.m. May 13 at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Northwest Florida State College, 100 College Blvd., Niceville.

Tickets cost $15 in advance, $20 at the door, and are free for children age 4 and under. Purchase at

A portion of proceeds benefits Covenant Care's Camp Connect, a grief-counseling event for children.


Joy Fellowship presents flamingo fundraiser

CRESTVIEW — The Joy Fellowship Ministries Senior High Youth Group will have a "Flamingo Flocking" fundraiser through June 1 to raise money for its summer trip to North Carolina.

Suggested donations are as follows:

•Small flock of 10 large flamingos, $10

•Medium flock of 20, $20

•Large flock of 30, $30

•Super-size flock of 30 large and 18 small flamingos, $40

Potential donors may email their phone number to Joe Butryn,, who will send the paperwork to start the "flocking."

Contact Butryn for more details.


Donations sought for Laurel Hill food ministry

LAUREL HILL — Spearheaded by Magnolia Baptist Church, churches in this small North Okaloosa County community have launched an area-wide food ministry to assist local individuals or families in need.

Community members needing food for themselves or their families may contact the ministry at 826-3362 or

Volunteers are sought to help package and deliver food donations, and organizers ask for prayers in support of the new ministry. Email the same address for more information.