Friday, April 20, 2018
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Religion calendar

Unitarian Universalist Church of Tampa, 11400 Morris Bridge Road, Tampa, holds Sunday services at 11 a.m. During this Sunday's service, church member Lee Bonta will discuss "Myth as Metaphor for Enlightenment, Personal Development or Spiritual Advancement." For information, call (813) 988-8188.

Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, 3501 San Jose St., Tampa, will open registration for SonWest VBS Roundup 2013 for church members on Sunday. Registration for the public will begin April 29. VBS 2013 will run June 10-14 from 9 a.m. to noon and is open to children who have completed preK through fifth grade. The cost is $50 per child, with a $125 maximum per family. Registration forms will be available online at palmaceia.org or in the church office. The church is also seeking VBS volunteers. To become a volunteer, contact Catie Witherspoon at [email protected] or G.G. Van Aelst at [email protected]

The Franciscan Center, 3010 N Perry Ave., Tampa, will hold "Women in the Bible — The Woman With the Alabaster Jar" on Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The program will reflect on the woman in the Bible who anoints Jesus for his burial, and being called to service. The cost is $10.

The center will also feature "Muslim Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust" presented by Mehnaz Afridi, assistant professor of religious studies and director of the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College, on Tuesday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Saint Leo University, 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo, and Wednesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Franciscan Center in Tampa. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (813) 229-2695.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 509 N Florida Ave., Tampa, will hold a welcome dinner Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in St. Francis Hall for people who have joined the church in the last few months. New parishoners who have not received an invitation should email [email protected] or call the church office at (813) 229-1595.

Unity of Tampa, 3302 W Horatio St., Tampa, holds a meditative service and a contemporary service at 9 a.m. Sundays. For more information, call (813) 870-0731.

Thirty-Fourth Street Church of God, 3000 N 34th St., Tampa, offers Bible study sessions Wednesdays at noon and 7 p.m. For more information, call (813) 248-6548.

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