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Briefs: Prince of Peace Catholic gets new pastor

Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 702 Valley Forge Blvd. in Sun City Center, has named the Rev. Joel M. Kovanis as its new pastor.

Kovanis started at the church on July 1, after serving as pastor of Sacred Heart Church in Tampa.

He has previously served churches in St. Petersburg and Tarpon Springs and taught at St. Petersburg Catholic High School and St. Petersburg College.

Disciples of Christ Christian Fellowship, 7732 Gibsonton Drive, presents a free conference Thursday through Saturday called "Women: Healed, Delivered & Free." The event features both local and national speakers, as well as prayer and worship. The church's regular programs include a Men's Fellowship that meets the first Saturday of the month at 5 p.m. and the Women's Fellowship at 10 a.m. There is also a prayer session at 9 a.m. each Saturday. Call 367-7895 for more information or to register for the conference, or call 677-8600 for information about other church activities.

Brandon Christian Church, 910 Bryan Road, offers vacation Bible school from July 28 through Aug. 1 for children in prekindergarten through eighth grade. Dinner is included at 6 p.m., followed by Bible study, crafts, music and snacks until 8:30 p.m. Call 689-4021 or visit brandonchristianchurch.org.

Calvary Lutheran Church, 5309 N U.S. 41 in Apollo Beach, holds an annual "Christmas in July" celebration at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event includes a turkey dinner with all the trimmings, followed by a Christmas sing-a-long at 6:45 and a Christmas worship service. Cost for the dinner is $7 per person or $25 for the whole family.

Proceeds from this event will go to benefit the Mary and Martha House in Ruskin. The church will also collect back-to-school items for local children. Call 645-1305 by Sunday for reservations.

Our Lady of Guadalupe, 16650 U.S. 301 S in Wimauma, hosts a meeting of Tampa Bay Area Voice of the Faithful from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday. Call Dee Esteva at 642-8503 or Sue Lynch at 633-8780.

South Shore United Methodist Church, 435 Apollo Beach Blvd., holds services at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday at East Bay High School. Visit online at southshoreumc.com or call 649-9462 for more information.

Briefs: Prince of Peace Catholic gets new pastor 07/17/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 4:10pm]
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