You are welcome at St. Andrew’s By-the-Sea, The Episcopal Church in Destin, Florida, and part of the Worldwide Anglican Communion, the fourth largest Christian denomination in the world with 85 million members in over 165 countries.

You can join us for worship every Sunday at 10 a.m., when we gather in our church sanctuary for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist (Communion) from the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer. Our service is also live-streamed on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/standrewsdestin). We also have a Holy Eucharist and Healing service at noon on Wednesdays and nighttime prayer, an Order for Compline, live on our Facebook page each evening at 8 p.m.


Holy Week has been a time of special devotion for centuries. And we will observe Holy Week with the traditional services that remind us that it is the crucifixion that gives meaning to the resurrection…and that Holy Week is, indeed, a holy week, not a mere set of unconnected holy days. The liturgies offer a continuum of the last days of Jesus life, leading up to his crucifixion and, ultimately, his resurrection. 

April 2

Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

Liturgy of the Palms/Holy Eucharist with reading of the Passion 10 a.m.

April 3-7


Stations of the Cross 5:30 p.m.

April 5

Wednesday of Holy Week

Christian Seder 6 p.m. Sign-up required

April 6

Maundy Thursday

Holy Eucharist/Stripping of the Altar 6 p.m.

April 7

Good Friday

Good Friday Liturgy – Noon

April 8

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday Matins – 10 a.m.

April 9


Holy Eucharist – 10 a.m.

 After service on every Sunday you are invited to join us for socializing and snacking in the parlor. You will find us a welcoming community that includes long-time residents and retirees in the Destin area, summer vacationers, and winter snowbirds from the northeast, Midwest, and Canada. We are a small, but faithful and energetic congregation.

You would find it comfortable and easy to get to know us and get involved in our various ministries. As Episcopalians, we have promised to love our neighbors as ourselves and respect the dignity of every human being. Jesus made no exceptions, and we do not either. Our Blue Door Ministry and Bike Shop, for example, offer an excellent opportunity for serving the less fortunate in a visible, meaningful way.

St. Andrew’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church has been a beacon in Destin since 1928. Conveniently located at 307 Harbor Blvd. (U.S. 98) in Destin, St. Andrew’s By-the-Sea is easily identified by the copper steeple of its original church building on the north side of the highway. Before the era of high-rise condominiums and hi-tech navigational aids, our steeple was the navigational aid for the local mariners.

You still may view the services on Facebook even if you are not on Facebook yourself.  Simply click on the following link or paste it into your browser when you are on the Internet: https://www.facebook.com/standrewsdestin/?rf=120478911623728

Click here to view the service leaflet for Sunday, March 26, 2023 – Fifth Sunday in Lent

Click here to view the service leaflet for nightly Compline
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