Typically this page is filled with the ads from local churches regarding service times and the like, but Hurricane Michael has added a twist.

Many of those churches, if not the overwhelming majority, suffered significant damage; First Baptist lost a roof, First United Methodist suffered significant flooding from storm surge.

But matters of faith defy restrictions or conventions and over the past few Sundays, local church leaders have found a variety of pulpits from which to provide a message and sing.

Port St. Joe Elementary served as the sanctuary during the first two Sundays, filled to standing-room-only the second Sunday.

Scallop Republic on Cape San Blas was the site of a service led by Pastor Geoffrey Lentz.

Last week, the tents came out, one courtesy of the Southern Baptist Convention, and packed services were held around the community. --- Tim Croft