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Religion Calendar for Oct. 13

By Gail Hollenbeck, Times Correspondent


Bill Bailey's 2017 Fall Gospel Jubilee will be at Florida Classic Park, 5360 Lockhart Road, from Oct. 24 to 28. An Early Bird Campers Potluck Supper and Informal Sing with Debbie Domer and Gail Boyce will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24. Florida Gospel Music Association Night with the Pickerings and the Mark V Quartet will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 25. The Chuck Wagon Gang, Dixie Echoes and Josh and Ashley Franks will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 26. The McKameys, the Dixie Melody Boys and the Singing Echoes will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 27. Karen Peck and New River, the Soul'd Out Quartet and the Diplomats will perform at 6 p.m. Oct. 28. Chapel services with the Franks are at 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Tuesday and Wednesday nights, along with morning chapel services, are free admission; an offering will be collected. Thursday through Saturday night tickets will be available at the gate and cost $15 per night or $40 for a three-night pass. Children ages 3 to 11 are $5 per night. Bring lawn chairs for seating; the event is under a covered pavilion. Campsites are available. For tickets, camping reservations or general information call (941) 756-6942. Visit

Jesus Cares will host a women's retreat with worship and workshops from Oct. 20 to 22 at the Lakewood Retreat Center, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road. Women from all backgrounds, denominations and ethnicities are welcome. The cost is $125 and includes accommodations, sessions and all meals on Saturday and Sunday. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. Oct. 20. Mail a check to: Jesus Cares, P.O. Box 10768, Brooksville, FL 34603, to reserve a place. For information, send email to [email protected] or visit Call (352) 942-6079.


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1214 Broad St., will have its annual flea market and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 21. Outside venders are welcome; the cost is $5 per space, with vendors providing their own table. Lunch will be available for purchase. For information, call LeMoyne Boyer at (352) 688-8123 or the church at (352) 796-4066.

Spring Hill

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will have a Fall Bazaar and Craft Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14. Merchandise for sale will include handmade items, second-time-around toys, baby items, man cave items, jewelry and books. Baked goods, raffles snacks and refreshments will also be available. Call (352) 796-0550.

First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will have a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14. Admission is free; vendor slots are available for $15 to $25. Call (352) 556-4285.

Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., will offer an Oktoberfest dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21. Tickets are $12 and include homemade German cuisine and live music. Call (352) 683-4870.

Information for the Religion Calendar and Briefs must be in writing and may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at [email protected] or mailed to Hernando Times, Religion Calendar and Briefs, 13045 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. The deadline is two weeks before the event or reservation deadline. Include the time, date, exact street address, cost, contact person (first and last names) and phone number.