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Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 37015 Orange Valley Lane, worship at 9:30 a.m. Sundays, Sunday school at 11 a.m. Financial Peace University, a 13-week Dave Ramsey program for managing money, starts at 6 p.m. May 21. (352) 567-8424 or

Christian Edge Coffee House, 20942 U.S. 301 N, open from 7 to 10 tonight, will feature Open Mic night. Gourmet coffee, smoothies and snacks available to purchase. (352) 583-5786.


Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), meets at the Scottish American Society Hall, 917 Louden Ave. in Dunedin from 10 to 11 a.m. Sundays from October through May and the first and third Sunday from June through September. Call (727) 372-6382.


Community United Methodist Church, 3214 U.S. 19, contemporary service 9:30 a.m., traditional service 11 a.m. Sundays. (727) 937-3268 or

Holiday United Church of Christ, 4826 Bartelt Road, Sunday worship 10:30 a.m., coffee fellowship 10 a.m. Prayer shawl group, 10 a.m. to noon Mondays. All-you-can-eat blueberry pancake breakfast, 7:45 to 11 a.m. today. Cost is $3. (727) 937-1520.

Holiday Community Fellowship Church, 5144 Sunray Drive, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship at 10:30 a.m. Women's Bible study, 10 a.m. Wednesdays; prayer and Bible study, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. (727) 944-4773.

St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 4843 Mile Stretch Road, Mass 8 and 9 a.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. Saturday. Weekend Masses are at 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday and 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Vietnamese Mass 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Reconciliation 3 and 7 p.m. Thursday. Adoration vigils at 11 a.m. Monday to Friday. Lady's Guild installation of officers at 11 a.m. May 12. (727) 938-1974.


Word of Life Full Gospel Assembly, 12106 Parkwood St., will host the Women of the Word's First Saturday Brunch from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today. Call Rita Souza (727) 862-1230 or Maggie Oaks (727) 919-3620.

Beacon Baptist Church, 13343 Fivay Road, worship 9:45 and 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. (727) 863-2149.

First United Methodist Church, 13123 U.S. 19, worship 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays with a contemporary worship at 9:45 a.m. Sunday school is at 9:45 and 11 a.m. (727) 868-6178.

Grace Bible Church, 9403 Scot St., Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:50 a.m. Sundays. (727) 863-2747.

Spirit of Grace Lutheran Church, 9525 Hudson Ave., 5 p.m. Saturday service, 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday services; Sunday school 10:20 a.m. (727) 376-0919.

Lakeview Baptist Church, 11010 Tami Trail, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Food pantry open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays with free clothes available and social worker on site. (727) 457-5154.

St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 15801 U.S. 19, worship 8 and 10 a.m. Sundays, 11 a.m. Fridays. Sunday school and nursery during the 10 a.m. Sunday service. (727) 863-8560 or stmartins

Lakewood Church of God, 12637 Pony Lane, services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays. Children's church during the morning worship. Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesday and there is a club for teens. (727) 856-1770.

Immaculate Conception Old Roman Catholic Church, 8531 Bolton Ave., a traditional Catholic church, Mass 9 a.m. daily. Mass at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday monthly with healing prayers for cancer victims, survivors, family and friends. Some daily Masses are in Latin; Sunday Mass is in English. (727) 819-3788 for Mass schedule for Holy days of Obligation.

Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, 12321 Canton Ave., contemporary Music and Majesty service 6 p.m. Saturdays. Worship 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays. Adult Bible class and Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Women's Bible class 9 a.m. Mondays with another Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Quilters meet at 9 a.m. Tuesdays. (727) 863-6446 or hopelutheran

St. Mark's Presbyterian Church, 7922 State Road 52, traditional services 8 and 11 a.m. Sundays, fellowship hour 9 a.m. and noon. A contemporary service called Fusion 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. (727) 863-5646.


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 20735 Leonard Road, services 8, 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays. (813) 949-7173 or

First United Methodist Church of Lutz, 960 W Lutz Lake Fern Road, worship 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sundays. There are classes, for all ages, during the 9:30 and 11 a.m. services. (813) 949-1751.

Parbawatiya Buddhist Center, meeting at Tree Frog Yoga, 1920 Oak Grove Blvd., 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sundays with American Buddhist teacher Angela Plumley. The class will present an introduction to meditation from the Kadampa Buddhist tradition. Donation $9, or $5 for students/limited income. (727) 797-9770 or MeditationIn

New Port Richey

River Ridge Presbyterian Church, 9230 Ridge Road, will host a Ladies Spring Social, sponsored by the West Pasco Pregnancy Center, from 2 to 4 p.m. May 16. Call (727) 846-9999.

First United Methodist Church, 5901 Indiana Ave., offers a memorial service by the United Methodist Women at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Call (727) 842-7674.

First Assembly of God, 6310 Trouble Creek Road, worship 10:45 Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sunday school 9:30 a.m. Pastor Al Bashaw offers a bag lunch Bible study noon Thursdays. (727) 849-4407.

St. Andrew's Orthodox Church, 4633 Glissade Drive, worship 10 a.m. Sundays. The liturgy is in English. Homemade pierogis are for sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. most Wednesdays. (727) 847-9900.

Asbury United Methodist Church, 4204 Thys Road, offers a worship experience From the Ground Up from 8 to 9 p.m. Fridays in the fellowship center behind the church. All ages invited for music, fellowship and coffee. The church will observe the National Day of Prayer from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. The public is invited to come and pray for the nation and its leaders. (727) 842-8136.

Riverside Fellowship Church, 6140 Perrine Ranch Road, Sunday Bible study for all ages 9:15 a.m. with worship and children's church at 10:45 a.m. Nursery provided. (727) 943-8675.

Spirit of Grace Lutheran Church, 8812 Old County Road 54, worship 8, 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school 10:20 a.m. (727) 376 0919.

Iglesia de Dios, Ciudad Refugion, which meets at River of Praise Church, 5320 Palmetto Road, Spanish services 1:30 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays for Bible study and prayer. (813) 766-7826.

First Baptist Church of New Port Richey, 6800 Trouble Creek Road, worship 9 and 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays, Sunday school 9 a.m., children's worship and another Sunday school during the 10:30 a.m. service. (727) 849-4210 or

Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4125 U.S. 19, worship 10:15 a.m. Sundays. Roundtable at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. (727) 849-4905.

Parbawatiya Buddhist Center, meeting at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4125 U.S. 19, a meditation evening with teacher Sasha Bartunek from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Monday. The class: "Understanding People," an introduction to meditation from the Kadampa Buddhist tradition. Cost $9 ($5 for students and those on limited income). (727) 797-9770 or

River of Praise Church, 5320 Palmetto Road, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays; classes for all ages, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. (727) 849-2762 or

Covenant Christian Church, 6813 Indiana Ave., worship 10 a.m. Sundays and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The church offers a variety of ministries and services during the week. (727) 842-4566 or sharing

Family of Faith Church, which meets at Colonial Hills Civic Center, 3852 Prime Place, worship 10:45 a.m. Sundays, Bible study and Sunday school 10 a.m. (727) 204-1881 or

Love is for Eternity Ministries, 7511 Little Road, Building C, has Christian recovery, growth and support groups weekly. There are groups for alcoholics, an Al-Anon group, Biblical 12-step groups for all addictions and a parents' support group. (727) 847-0222 or

Faith Lutheran Church, 5443 Sunset Road, worship 5 p.m. Saturday (contemporary), Sunday worship 8 and 11 a.m. (traditional Lutheran). Fellowship 9 to 10 a.m., Sunday school and Bible classes 9:30 a.m. Sundays. (727) 849-4418.

First Church of the Nazarene, 5342 Avery Road, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 10:30 a.m. Sundays, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. (727) 849-3998.

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., Holy Eucharist 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, worship 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school 9 a.m. Holy Eucharist, healing service and Bible study 10 a.m. Thursdays with another Bible study at 7 p.m. (727) 849-4330.

Calvary Chapel Worship Center, 6825 Trouble Creek Road, worship 8:10, 9:45 and 11:15 a.m. Sundays. The church offers a variety of mid week services for men, women, youth and children. (727) 376-7733 or

Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 5340 High St., Daily Mass (Monday through Saturday) 8:30 a.m. Weekend Mass: Saturday 4 p.m., Sunday 7:30, 9 and 10:30 a.m. and noon (Spanish Mass). Reconciliation 11 a.m. Saturday and Blessed Sacrament on first Fridays 9-10 a.m. (727) 849-7521.

Community Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 6533 Circle Blvd., worship 10 a.m. Sundays. Coffee hour after the service. Bible study 10 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays. (727) 849-1943.


Iglesia Catolica del Rito Antioqueno (Ortodoxa Gnostica), 2008 Chesapeake Drive, Mass in Spanish at 1 p.m. Sundays. Exorcism, baptisms and marriages performed on request. (813) 926-2800 or

Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists, 18412 Burrell Road, service at 11 a.m. Sundays with coffee discussion group 10 a.m. (813) 792-1622 or

Keystone Presbyterian Church, 7509 Van Dyke Road, worship 11 a.m. Sundays. (813) 920-5180.

Port Richey

Unity Truth Center, 5844 Pine Hill Road, offers a Life of Prayer course the second Sunday of each month through July 12. Noon classes. Cost is $10. (727) 848-7702.

The Prayer House, 7935 Ranch Road, worship 10:30 a.m. Sundays, Bible study 7 p.m. Tuesdays. A Victorious Women's meeting and Men's Prayer study 7 p.m. Thursdays. All denominations welcome. (727) 808-7887.

First Presbyterian Church of Port Richey, 7540 Ridge Road, worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday. (727) 849-1898.

King of Kings Lutheran Church, 10337 U.S. 19, praise service 8:30 a.m. and liturgical service 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school for children and Adult Café 9:30 a.m. (727) 868-5744.

Congregation Beth Tefillah, a conservative house of worship that meets at the Jewish Community Center, 9841 Scenic Drive, Shabbat services 8 p.m. Fridays, 9:30 a.m. Saturdays. Oneg Shabbat after Friday services and Kiddish (light meal) after Saturday services. A Family Shabbat first Friday monthly. Sunday school lessons through bar/bat mitzvah age 9:30 a.m. and adult Hebrew lessons 10 a.m. Sundays. Adult education class 11 a.m. Mondays. (727) 847-3814.

Calvary Chapel Pasco, 6454 Ridge Road, contemporary worship and Bible teaching 10:30 a.m. Sundays with children's services at the same time. Service 7 p.m. Wednesdays. (727) 534-1626.

Salvation Army the Corps and Worship Center, 7745 Ridge Road, Sunday school 9:45 a.m., worship 11 a.m. Sundays. (727) 815-8539.

Shady Hills

Shady Hills United Methodist Church, 15925 Greenglen Lane, worship 10:30 a.m. Sundays. (727) 856-2948.

Spring Hill

Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., religious school classes for ages 4 to 16 from 9 a.m. to noon Sundays. Shabbat services 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturdays. Free introductory membership for May and June. Mothers' Day Brunch at 11:30 a.m. May 10. The Sisterhood will have their year-end dinner at 5 p.m. May 13 at Timber Pines Country Club. (352) 686-7034.

Tarpon Springs

Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs, 230 Grand Blvd., service 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Zen mediation 10 a.m. Saturdays. The women of the church meet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays to sew quilts for Ethiopian AIDS orphans and homeless Pinellas/Pasco school children. Shared lunch. The Inness painting shown, with docent, from 1 to 4 p.m. daily except Sundays, Mondays and holidays. (727) 937-4682 or

All Saints Episcopal Church, 1700 Keystone Road, offers worship at 5:30 p.m. (Rite 1) Saturdays and 8 a.m. (Rite I), 9 a.m. contemporary and 10:30 a.m. (Rite II) on Sundays. There is a dinner and sharing time with child care at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. (727) 937-3881 or

Congregation B'nai Emmunah, a Reform Jewish Synagogue, 3374 Keystone Road, Shabbat service 8 p.m. Fridays with a member-hosted Oneg afterward. Religious school and Hebrew school, 9 a.m. to noon Sundays; adult B'nai Mitzvah classes, 11 a.m. to noon the first and third Sundays; Shabbat Torah services, 10 a.m. to noon the first and third Saturdays. (727) 938-9000.


Trilby United Methodist Church, 37504 Trilby Road, Sunday school 9:30 a.m., worship 11:15 a.m. (352) 583-2577.


Chabad House of West Pasco, 9945 Trinity Blvd., Suite 5, Shabbat service 10 a.m. Saturdays. 7 p.m. Monday Torah class. (727) 376-3366 or

Wesley Chapel

Grace Community Church meets at Wiregrass High School, 2909 Mansfield Blvd., service 10:30 a.m. Sundays with upbeat music, a message and multimedia elements. (813) 994-9363 or Explore


First Presbyterian Church, 5510 19th St., worship 10 a.m. Sundays, Sunday school for all ages 8:30 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Communion served the first Sunday monthly. Bible study 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 9:30 a.m. Thursdays. The Deacon's Food Pantry 10 a.m. the second Thursday monthly. Supper Club meets at area restaurants 5 p.m. the second Saturday monthly. Movie Night, 6 p.m. today, The Day the Earth Stood Still, with pizza, pop and popcorn. Presbyterian Women's Circles meet 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month. (813) 782-7412 or

Just Church, 4320 Gall Blvd., worship 10:30 a.m. Sundays. (813) 782-8788.

Please send religion story ideas and religion notes to Michelle Jones at or fax to (813) 684-2457 or call (813) 685-2200. Correspondence can also be mailed to Michelle Jones at P.O. Box 558, Valrico FL 33595.

Pasco County religion calendar 05/01/09 [Last modified: Friday, May 1, 2009 6:20pm]
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