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Brandon area religion calendar

Horizon Church, 1720 S St. Cloud Ave., presents Walk the Way of the Cross, a free, dramatic walk-through event retelling the story of Christ's final days with tours running from 7 to 10:30 p.m. today and Saturday. Scenes include Jesus celebrating the Last Supper with his disciples, the torment as Jesus prays in the Garden of Gethsemane, the crowd as Jesus makes his way to Calvary, where, ultimately, he is crucified, and the tomb as the disciples discover Jesus has been resurrected. Visit wtwotc.webs.com.

South Brandon Worship Center, 4929 Bell Shoals Road, will host a Family Fun Fest Car and Bike Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The free event, co-sponsored by Shoresh David Messianic Synagogue, will feature two treasure hunts, bounce houses, face painting and arts and crafts.

New Life Tabernacle, 6912 Williams Road, will present I Am, a storytelling of the Passion of the Christ, at 6 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. An Easter Sunday service begins at 11 a.m. Sunday and the women are invited to a special dessert service at 6:30 p.m. Visit yournlt.com.

United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., will offer a 7 p.m. Good Friday service today and Easter Sunday services at 7 and 10 a.m. The public is also invited to a breakfast at 8 a.m. Sunday.

Hope Lutheran Church, 2001 N Park Road, will host Easter holiday services beginning with a Good Friday service at 6:30 p.m. today. An Easter sunrise service begins at 7 a.m. Sunday, followed by a breakfast at 8:15. An egg hunt begins at 9:15, a traditional service service at 10:15 and a Spanish-language Easter service at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Call (813) 752-4622.

The Crossing Church presents "The Crown" at its Tampa campus, 10130 Tuscany Ridge Drive, and its SouthShore campus at Lennard High School, 2342 Shell Point Road E, Saturday and Sunday. It will feature a video, a musical and a dramatic retelling of the Easter story. There also will be an Easter egg hunt for preschool children during each service. At the Tampa campus, "The Crown" will be presented at 4 and 6 p.m. Saturday and at 9 and 11 a.m. and 1:30 (Spanish service) and 5 p.m. Sunday. At the SouthShore campus, "The Crown" will be presented at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday.

South Shore United Methodist Church, 11525 Big Bend Road, and the church women's group will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6. Drop off donations for the sale from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, 9 a.m. to noon and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 4. Children's toys and clothes, household items and kitchen items are needed.

First United Methodist Church, 120 N Knights Ave., will host an Easter sunrise service at 6:45 a.m. Sunday. Traditional services will follow at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Visit fumcbrandon.org.

St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 11915 Del Webb Blvd. E, will host Easter Sunday services with communion at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. The church will host a contemportary service at 9 a.m. and an egg hunt at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at its Ruskin campus, 705 Ninth St. SE. Call (813) 633-3970.

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