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The Panama City Beach Feast Site at Edgewater Resorts is in Good Shape

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The Panama City Beach Feast Site at Edgewater Resorts is in Good Shape

My wife and I visited Panama City Beach on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. We were pleasantly surprised to find that Edgewater, and most of Panama City Beach, was spared from this great storm. Panama City, across the Bay from Panama City Beach, suffered considerable damage, just 10 miles to the east. Thankfully, our storage unit in Panama City was not affected.  

Yesterday, our good friends from Edgewater gave my wife and me a brief tour of the property, to observe firsthand the Edgewater towers, villas, and convention center. Amazingly, everything looks just like it did during the Feast, which is why they had to point out any minor damage that affected a few of the roofs. Edgewater’s electricity, water, and phone service have been restored and remarkably, the many palm trees in the parking lots remain as they were, seemingly untouched. This Saturday, Edgewater towers will be filled to capacity with first responders, doctors and Florida State Troopers. We feel that God preserved our Feast site in Panama City Beach.

Thank you all for your concern and prayers regarding the condition of Edgewater Resorts, where we've kept God’s Feast of Tabernacles for many years. We can truly thank God for His protection and for allowing us to keep His 2018 Feast in peace and safety (Isaiah 49:16 Isaiah 49:16Behold, I have graven you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.
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). The Panama City Beach site looks good for 2019.

Jerold Aust is the Feast Coordinator of Panama City Beach, Florida. 


Good Works Project: Hurricane Michael Relief

Donate to the relief efforts for brethren and communities impacted by Hurricane Michael.

On October 10, 2018 Hurricane Michael made landfall in the panhandle region of Florida. The peak winds of 155mph wrought havoc throughout the area, devastating homes and businesses. We are collecting funds to provide immediate and long term relief to members affected by this storm. Any funds collected beyond those necessary will be allocated to the community or other relief efforts.


  • DanDinMT

    Good news, indeed!

  • Jerold Aust

    Thanks Dan for your encouraging words. Mary Ann and I were inspired to see the hand of God in what we consider a miracle. We have been through a number of hurricanes and know how powerful and terrifying they can be. During one of the earlier hurricanes we experienced, I was shocked at how strong and menacing the winds were that blew against the front of our house. I literally thought our house would collapse; it creaked and groaned a lot. The winds clocked at 80+ mph and continued for six to eight hours; that weighs heavily on the mind and heart (we prayed a lot). A good comparison might be the sound of a train rumbling through your house with no let up, for many hours. There's no place to go. I tried to open the front door; big mistake! By God's grace I got it shut before it became impossible to close. Consider then the hurricane Michael that had measured speeds of 155 mph, but some think that it might have had gusts of 190 mph! Now consider, that our Feast site, just 10 miles west of the brunt of the hurricane, was spared with minor damage. If you see this firsthand, you can't help but see the hand of God in this. Thanks for your encouragement Dan. Jerold Aust


    That truly is a blessing and miracle. I give thanks to our Heavenly Father for HIS great love, grace and protection.

  • Dollie

    Thanking our Great God for this wonderful news!!!

  • Leighton Forsythe



    Its wonderful we can reach out and help.


    We can thank God that our prayers were answered in the affirmative.
    This is a great blessing! Thank you for the update.