Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Religion

Interfaith panel will close event with talks about Jesus

Interfaith panel will close event with talks about Jesus

To close out Tampa Interfaith Week, an Imam, a Rabbi and a Reverend will meet to talk about Jesus. The event, a panel discussion and luncheon sponsored by Interfaith Tampa Bay, will take place at noon on Monday (Oct. 9) at the University of Tampa's S...
Updated a year ago

Religion Calendar for Oct. 6

BrooksvilleJesus Cares will host a women's retreat with worship and workshops from Oct. 20 to 22 at the Lakewood Retreat Center, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road. Women from all backgrounds, denominations and ethnicities are welcome. The cost is $125 and in...
Updated a year ago
St. Byzantine welcomes first married priest to lead parish

St. Byzantine welcomes first married priest to lead parish

Zoriana Nebesnyk, the new pastor's wife at St. Byzantine Catholic Church in New Port Richey, is breaking new ground.Her husband, Father Oleksiy Nebesnyk, is the only married priest to ever lead the church.In June, the Nebesnyks and their three daught...
Updated a year ago
Hernando Religion Calendar for Sept. 29

Hernando Religion Calendar for Sept. 29

BrooksvilleSt. John's Episcopal Church, 200 S. Brooksville Ave., will have a Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 7 in the church yard. Cats, dogs, rescue pets, horses and other pets are welcome. Snacks for pets will be ...
Updated a year ago
Event shines light on the challenge of stillbirths

Event shines light on the challenge of stillbirths

I recently wrote about the importance of putting faith into action.I challenged myself to do more to help others, to support our local communities and "Be the change." On Oct. 15, I will participate in Let's Not Be Still Tampa, a run/walk fundraiser ...
Updated a year ago

Whitman: Don't confuse 'Irmageddon' with Armageddon

Irmageddon. The term really caught on before and after September's record storm. Appearing as everything from a hashtag to a news headline, Irmageddon took panic and made it a pun. It's the kind of term people plaster on cheap hats for profit. The ki...
Updated a year ago
Sun City Center church progresses towards welcoming the LGBTQ community

Sun City Center church progresses towards welcoming the LGBTQ community

Pastor promotes 'Progressive Christianity' in welcoming LGTBQ community members.
Updated a year ago

Religion Calendar for Sept. 22

BrooksvilleSt. John's Episcopal Church, 200 S. Brooksville Ave., will host a free Pizza and Family Games Night at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 29 with pizza, salad and dessert. Trivia games will include prizes for winners. Reservations are required by Sept. 26; c...
Updated a year ago
After Irma, Tampa Bay synagogues get ready for Rosh Hashana

After Irma, Tampa Bay synagogues get ready for Rosh Hashana

"I think that the sensational story of Irma is really the power of people. People helping people."
Updated a year ago
Welcome mat is out at Chabad Spring Hill

Welcome mat is out at Chabad Spring Hill

SPRING HILL — "Chabad Spring Hill is a place where every Jewish person is welcome, regardless of affiliation or level of knowledge," Rabbi Chaim Lipszyc wrote in a news release when his family moved here from New York last December. "Our sole p...
Updated a year ago