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Briefs: Religious events, services


Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 600 Wood Drive, will have a benefit program at 6 p.m. today for Archie Bell of the Hernando County Male Chorus, who has been hospitalized several times recently. His family and church family are asking for support to help with expenses. Several groups and choirs will perform, including sister Karen Rushing, brother Roy Mitchell and the Ebenezer Male Chorus. Call (352) 796-7054, (352) 796-1789 or (352) 597-0175.

The Biker Worship Center will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday at Marine Corps League Detachment 708, 8405 Sunshine Grove Road. Those arriving early may purchase breakfast and participate in fellowship. Call Buzz at (352) 799-1165.

River of Life Church, 8187 Fort Dade Ave., will host a Thanksgiving dinner for about 200 homeless and needy people beginning at 5 p.m. today. Food baskets will be given to the needy following the 11 a.m. service on Sunday. Call (352) 428-7506.

Spring Lake United Methodist Church will sponsor a carwash to support the Chris Kline Scholarship Fund from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Brooksville Transmissions, 16402 Cortez Blvd. There will be free hot dogs, hamburgers and soda, and gift certificates will be given away. Donations will be accepted. Call (352) 796-6544.


Ridge Manor United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will present Reign Song, a gospel trio from Tennessee, during the 10:15 a.m. service Sunday. In 2006, the trio was selected to perform at Abraham Production's Gatlinburg Gathering. They have performed at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and have recorded an album, When God Shows Up. Call (352) 583-3770.

Anchor Church, 34275 Cortez Blvd., will distribute free food to needy families from 10 a.m. to noon the second Saturday of each month. Call (352) 583-7674.


Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., will have a holiday craft and book fair from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 7. Tables can be reserved at a cost of $15 and $25. The event will include holiday gifts, handmade jewelry, designer purses, crafts, bake sale items and a Scholastic Book Fair. Call Jill Grabowski at (352) 688-8848 or send e-mail to

Northcliffe Baptist Church, 10515 Northcliffe Blvd., will host a free seminar, "Grieving Through the Holidays," from 9 a.m. to noon today. Greg Trammel of Wellspring Counseling Center will be the facilitator. Also, the church will present Paul Todd in concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Tickets cost $5 and may be purchased office. The student ministry will have a bake sale following the concert. Call (352) 683-5882.

Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., will host the West Hernando Christian Ministerial Association's annual Community Thanksgiving Service at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Several area ministers will participate. The sermon will be preached by the Rev. Ray Favichia, pastor of Heaven's Gate Christian Fellowship. Call (352) 683-4870.

Information for the Religion Calendar may be e-mailed to Gail Hollenbeck at faxed to (352) 754-6133 or mailed to: Hernando Times, Religion Calendar, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. The deadline is 10 working days before the event or reservation deadline. Information cannot be published if the time, date, place with address, ticket price, contact person or phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

Briefs: Religious events, services 11/21/08 [Last modified: Thursday, November 4, 2010 10:07am]
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