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Brandon area religion notes

Unity Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., hosts a cancer concerns group at 1 p.m. today at the church. Nutrition is the topic. Call Hazel Martin at (813) 642-9020.

St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 1015 Del Webb Blvd., now offers a morning prayer and healing service at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. The service was formerly held at the Ruskin campus. Call (813) 645-1521.

United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 W Del Webb Blvd., will host a Sept. 11 memorial program, "Services of Remembrance, Reflection and Recovery," beginning with a worship service at 8:46 a.m. on Sunday. The service will include music, poetry and film. A second worship service begins at 10:55 a.m. and will include a performance by the choir and orchestra.

A community observance begins at 2 p.m. featuring local fire and rescue personnel, law enforcement, poetry, film and testimony. To participate or for more information, call Jeff Jordan at (813) 634-2539.

Congregation Beth Shalom of Brandon, 706 Bryan Road, presents a play, Cleaning House, at 7 p.m. Sept. 24. Admission is free. Because of mild adult content, the event is not recommended for children. Call (813) 681-6547.

Beth Israel Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, 1115 E Del Web Blvd., announces its High Holiday schedule.

• Erev Rosh Hashana is at 7:45 p.m. Sept. 28.

• Rosh Hashana will start at 10 a.m. Sept. 29 and continue at 10 a.m. Sept. 30.

Members will receive tickets in the mail. There is no charge for members' spouses, parents, children and their spouses and grandchildren and their spouses. Extended family will pay $50 per holiday. The ticket charge for anyone else in the community is $100. Call (813) 634-2590.

Resurrection Catholic Church, 6819 Krycul Ave., Riverview, offers classes for those who want to learn more about the Catholic Church. Call (813) 677-2175.

Riverstone Church, 12011 Eastbay Road in Gibsonton, has a food pantry open from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays for families living in Gibsonton and Riverview ZIP codes. Call Bill Hayes at (813) 415-2376 for details.

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Brandon area religion notes 09/08/11 [Last modified: Thursday, September 8, 2011 4:31am]
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