Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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Brandon religion calendar

First Presbyterian Church of Brandon, 121 Carver Ave., Brandon, will hold a Couple's Valentine Dinner and Dance on Saturday from 6 to 9:30 p.m. in Mauldin Hall. Childcare will be provided. A donation of $15 is requested. Online registration is available on the church's website at fpcbrandon.org. For more information, call (813) 689-4597.

Hope Lutheran Church, 2001 N Park Road, Plant City, will hold its 19th annual Whole Hog Sausage Supper on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children, and includes an all-you-can-eat meal. Meals are available for dine-in or take-out. Reservations are not required, but tickets may be purchased in advance. For more information or to buy tickets in advance, call the church office at (813) 752-4622.

United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center, will offer Lenten study each week beginning Wednesday through March 20. The group will study Falling Upward A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life by Richard Rohr. Books may be purchased in the church office for $10. To register, call the church office at (813) 634-1304.

Unity Community of Joy in Sun City Center will hold its annual women's retreat at the DaySpring Episcopal Conference Center, 8411 25th St. E, Parrish, on March 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Women of all faiths are invited to attend the non-denominational retreat led by the church's spiritual leader Betty Martin-Lewis. The cost is $40, and includes lunch. For more information or to register, call Martin-Lewis at (813) 298-7745.

Brandon Christian Church, 910 Bryan Road, Brandon, offers several scripture study groups during the week. A men's scripture study group meets Wednesdays at 6:45 a.m. in the classroom wing of the church building. A group meets Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Two groups meet on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the classroom wing, and at 10:40 a.m. in the sanctuary. For more information, call the church at (813) 689-4021.

Tampa Zen Center, 8509 N 29th St., Tampa, offers traditional Soto Zen meditation and instruction every Sunday morning at 9:30. Zen teachers from around the country give talks on Zen practice during the morning classes. For more information, visit tampazencenter.org.

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