Family Ministry

St. Paul Lutheran Church is dedicated to merging our church family with families in our community. There's something for everyone on Wednesday Family Nights! 

Wednesday Meals

Dinner starts at 5:30 and ends at 6:30 in the Parish Hall. The price is $7.00 per adult and $3.00 per child and includes a main entrée, salad, dessert, and drink. Reservations are required, so sign up on the bulletin board in Underdahl Hall or contact the church office.

Meals will resume September 11th

Youth Group

7th-12th Grade

Our Youth Group, which is led by our Youth Minister, Brad Sanko, meet Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm. Regular meetings include a meal, conversation, and Bible study. Our youth group also goes on a winter retreat and a summer service trip every year. 

Youth group will resume August 21

Kids First

K-2nd Grade

Join Candace Arvanetes in the Parish Hall from 5:00 to 6:00 pm Wednesday evenings. WE will play games, sing songs, and learn a short lesson from the Bible each week. Every week students will be given a memory verse and can earn prizes by reciting them the following week! 

Kids first will resume in the fall

Learning Den

3rd-6th Grade

Led by Regina Humphrey, this group meets Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. The Learning Den vary in activities and outings, but they share a meal and conversation weekly. 

Learning den will resume September 4

Faith Legacy 

Our Faith Legacy is designed to assist parents in fulfilling the promises they made when their children were baptized. Parents are welcome to eat together as they watch a video and discuss passing on the faith to their children.


  • September: First Bible- Three sessions for parents of 8 year olds.
  • October: First Communion- Four sessions for 3rd and 4th graders to prepare for 1st Communion.
  • January: Picture Bible- Three sessions for parents of 4 year olds.
  • March: Towel and Basin- Three sessions for parents of 6 year olds.

  • April: Baptism/Faith Chest- Three sessions for parents of Infants and Toddlers. 


Every Sunday from 2pm to 4:30 at Hurricane Lanes in Destin, members and church guests are welcome to join us for bowling and fellowship. The cost is $10 per person and $2 for shoe rental. No prior coordination nor weekly commitment is needed. Just show-up when you can and we will assign you into a bowling group!