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Religion calendar for north Tampa area

Youth-led service: Kids host the service at 11 a.m. Sunday at Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalist Church, 18412 Burrell Road in Odessa. The service, called "Imagine ...," features music and art. Afterward, enjoy a potluck lunch followed by a peace vigil at Burrell and Tarpon Springs roads. Call (813) 792-1622.

Easter Egg, Easter Jesus: The Big House drama team presents the service, which features drama, music and dance, from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the education building's Room 1 at Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 904 W Linebaugh Ave. Call (813) 932-8081 or visit

Christianity's Family Tree: Meet for a weekly sermon to learn about several Christian faiths at the 9:15 and 11 a.m. services Sundays through June 29 at Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 904 W Linebaugh Ave. at N Boulevard. Call (813) 932-8081 or visit

Dramatists sought: The Big House, Forest Hills United Methodist Church's drama team, seeks actors, dancers and stage crew members to put together monthly performances. The team, for seventh-graders through adults, rehearses from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays at the church, 904 W Linebaugh Ave. at N Boulevard. Call (813) 932-8081 or visit

Vacation Bible school: Registration is open for children who will turn 4 by Sept. 1 through children who completed fifth grade this year. "Power Lab" will meet from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. June 16-20 at Temple Terrace United Methodist Church, 5030 E Busch Blvd. Call (813) 988-4141 or visit

Middle school day camp: Enrollment is open for the middle school day camp at Grace Lutheran Church, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave. The camp is July 7-11. Call (813) 961-8747.

Vacation Bible school: Registration is open for kids age 3 through those entering fourth grade for "Rainforest Adventure" at Grace Lutheran Church, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave. The session is June 23-27. Register online at or call (813) 961-8747.

Judaism class: Meet Rabbi Rosenberg for Unit 3 of "Introduction to Judaism" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Congregation Beth Am, 2030 W Fletcher Ave. Call (813) 968-8511.

Pentecostal prayer: Meet for prayer at 7 p.m. and for Bible study at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Victory Tabernacle, formerly known as Town & Country United Pentecostal Church, 4411 Kelly Road, Town 'N Country. Call (813) 979-1868.

Study the Bible at home: Victory Tabernacle offers free in-home Bible study. Call Pastor Collins at (813) 368-0400.

Buddhist meditation: Anika Trancik, a Buddhist meditation instructor, will teach a class called "Connecting With Others" from 7:45 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Still Point Yoga, 15945 N Florida Ave., in Lutz. The suggested donation is $9, or $5 for students. Call (727) 797-9770 or visit

Diabetes support group: Learn to manage diabetes at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month in Room 205 at Van Dyke United Methodist Church, 17030 Lakeshore Road, Lutz. The church presents the support group with USF Health. Call (813) 968-3983, ext. 153.

Youth group: Acropolis meets from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday for food and fellowship, with a worship service from 6 to 7 p.m. at Floodgates Community Church, 15601 Lake Magdalene Blvd. Call (813) 389-0238.

College worship service: Floodgates Community Church hosts Challenge, a service for college students, at 8 p.m. Thursdays at USF's Baptist Collegiate Ministries, 13110 N 50th St. Call (813) 389-0238.

Alcoholics for Christ: The Bible-based 12-step program meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Wilcox building at the Tampa Bay Baptist Conference Center, 15601 Lake Magdalene Blvd. Call (813) 333-3750.

North Tampa Aglow: The multicultural Christian women's group meets at 10 a.m. the first Saturday of each month at Piccadilly, 11810 N Dale Mabry Highway. Call (813) 446-3312.

Book club: The Sisterhood of Congregation Beth Am offers an evening book club on the third Thursday of each month at the synagogue, 2030 W Fletcher Ave. Call (813) 968-8511.

Unitarian Universalist service: A worship service is at 11 a.m. Sundays at Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa, 11400 Morris Bridge Road. Children and youth attend the first 15 minutes. Religious education is for grades 1-12; child care is available. Call (813) 988-8188.

House of Prayer Church events: The church, at 710 Crenshaw Lake Road, offers a membership class at 1:30 p.m. the first three Sundays of each month. Lunch and child care are provided. Youth nights are 7 to 8:30 Wednesdays. The last Saturday of each month is a night out for events such as bowling or laser tag. Call (813) 994-5694.

Traditional and contemporary services: Grace Lutheran Church of Carrollwood, 3714 W Linebaugh Ave., has traditional worship at 8:30 a.m. Sunday with the chancel choir, and a contemporary worship service at 11 a.m. led by the Spirits of Fire praise band and vocalists. Call (813) 961-8747.

Genealogy research: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers free services from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the Tampa Family History Center, 7851 Lutz-Lake Fern Road in Odessa. Call (813) 926-3596.

TROOPS/Kids for Christ: The youth study group TROOPS, Totally Relying on Our Perfect Savior, meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Christ Church, a Cumberland Presbyterian Community, in Lutz. The elementary youth group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 19501 Holly Lane. Call (813) 909-9789.

Send information for the religion calendar to North of Tampa, 14358-B N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618; fax to (813) 269-5310; call (813) 269-5316; or e-mail two weeks before the event.

Religion calendar for north Tampa area 05/15/08 [Last modified: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:57pm]
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