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First Baptist Church Ozona-Palm Harbor, 610 Pennsylvania Ave., Ozona. Call (727) 784-3711 or visit

In Touch meets at 10 a.m. second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Contacts shut-ins and corresponds with military personnel.

St. John Primitive Baptist Church, 1002 Palmetto St., Clearwater. Call (727) 443-1861.

• Register to vote from 7 to 8 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Open to all men and women 18 and older.


Parbawatiyia Buddhist Center, 201 Sixth Ave. S, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 797-9770 or visit

• Grand opening of the center's new meditation room and residence from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Resident teacher Gen Kelsang Demo will give a presentation, followed by a guided tour of the property. A vegetarian lunch will be available for $9 and $5 for students and those on limited income.


Holy Apostles Catholic Charismatic Church, 1605 Pinehurst Road, Dunedin. Call (727) 734-2035.

• Charismatic prayer meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, except second Tuesday each month.

• Charismatic healing service at 7 p.m. second Tuesday of the month.

Christian Science

First Church of Christ, Scientist, 46 W Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 937-8379 or visit

• Wednesday testimony meeting at 6:30 p.m.


Dockside Community Church, 1218 New York Ave., Dunedin. Call (727) 733-2480 or visit

• Family friendly professional wrestling first Friday of the month. Bell time 7:30 p.m. Free. Food and beverages available.


Chabad of Pinellas County, 3696 Fisher Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 789-0408.

"Kosher on Wheels" will have kosher meats, dairy products and other groceries from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday in its mobile trailer.

Congregation Beth Shalom, 1325 S Belcher Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-1418 or visit

The Holocaust Survivors Group, led by Renee Baseman, will met from 10:30 a.m. to noon Monday. The group is sponsored by Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services and the synagogue.

Congregation B'nai Emmunah, 3374 Keystone Road, Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 938-9000 or visit

• Basic Hebrew reading from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays with Rabbi Stephen Moch.

• The book of Genesis from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesdays with Rabbi Moch.

Temple Ahavat Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 785-8811 or visit

• Jewish Literacy class at 11 a.m. Tuesdays led by Rabbi Gary Klein.


Bethel Lutheran Church, 3166 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 799-3010 or visit

• Moms' ministry 9:30 a.m. first and third Thursdays each month.


Friendship United Methodist Church, 2039 Druid Road E, Clearwater. Call (727) 447-1822.

The church's new pastor, Rev. Herbert Lange, will give a sermon on "Carried on Eagle's Wings" at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, followed by a welcoming brunch at 11 a.m.

• A car wash at 11:30 a.m. Sunday in the Arby's parking lot on Gulf-to-Bay Boulevard to raise funds to send a youth group member on a mission trip in August to the Dominican Republic.

Mount Moriah AME Church, 722 S Disston Ave., Tarpon Springs. Call (727) 938-0873.

• A free meal to anyone in need from 4 to 5 p.m. every Sunday. Volunteers should arrive by 2:30 p.m.

Skycrest United Methodist Church, 2045 Drew St., Clearwater. Call (727) 446-2218 or visit

Pastor Fred Ball's sermon will be on "Back to Basics — the Marks of a Great Nation" at the 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday services with a patriotic musical celebration at the 11 a.m. service.

Union Street United Methodist Church and Hispanic Mission, 1625 Union St., Clearwater. Call (727) 442-9300 or visit

• Hispanic ministries at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.


Saints Raphael, Nicholas & Irene Greek Orthodox Church, 1010 Riviere Road, Palm Harbor. Call (727) 789-5905.

• Church yard sale 7 a.m. to noon today. Furniture, small appliances, antiques, clothing and children's items.


Dunedin Assembly of God, 885 Lake Haven Road, Dunedin. Call (727) 733-7205.

• Free lunch every second Sunday of the month following the 10:30 a.m. service. Public invited.

Pentecostal Lighthouse Church, 2801 County Road 1, Dunedin. Call (727) 787-1222.

• Food pantry 5 to 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. Photo ID and Social Security card required.


First Presbyterian Church of Dunedin, 455 Scotland St. Call (727) 733-2318 or visit

Worship Cafe at 9:30 a.m. Sundays. Bagels and coffee provided. Come as you are.

First Presbyterian Church of Safety Harbor, 255 Fifth Ave. S, Safety Harbor. Call (727) 726-2014 or visit

Rev. Joan R. Hill's sermon's series on "The Heart of a Servant" continues with "To the Glory of God" at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services.

Northwood Presbyterian Church, 2875 State Road 580, Clearwater. Call (727) 796-8090 or visit

• Ginny Simmons Ellis' sermon will be on "The Hidden Face" at the 8:15, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday servicesces.

Presbyterian Church of Palm Harbor, 2021 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. Call (727) 784-7274 or visit

Rev. Dr. Rich Dennis will address "The Power of Fried Chicken" at the 10:15 Sunday service with patriotic music.

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 705 Michigan Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 734-5493 or visit

• Pastor John Fullerton will continue the series on "Sermons From the Saints" at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday services.

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2001 Rainbow Drive, Clearwater. Call (727) 446-6210 or visit

• Elder Sue Moore's sermon will be on "God's Calling" at the 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday worship services.

• Church picnic at 4 p.m. today at Shelter 4 at Taylor Park, Largo.

Unitarian Universalists

Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists, 18412 Burrell Road, Odessa. Call (813) 792-1622 or visit

Lay leader Bonnie Dassing asks "What Makes You Angry?" at the 11 a.m. Sunday service.

Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater, 2470 Nursery Road. Call (727) 531-7704 or visit

• Nadine Smith, executive director of Equality Florida, will talk about "The Marriage Amendment" to be on the ballot in November at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service.


Unity Church of Clearwater, 2465 Nursery Road, Clearwater. Call (727) 531-0992 or visit

• The Rev. Leddy Hammock's sermon will be on "Your Next Life" at the 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday services. Guest musician Alan Haynes will perform at both services.

• Rev. Hammock teaches Old Testament Bible interpretation from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays through July 24. Brown bag dinners are welcome and refreshments provided. Free will offering.

Unity Community Church, 1315 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin. Call (727) 734-0635 or visit

• Spiritual leader Elsie Huebner will give the sermon on "Sweet Land of Liberty" at the 10 a.m. Sunday service.

• A course in miracles 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fridays.

• Healing Center: by appointment. Participants are trained in the Pilgrimage integrative healing process.

Editor's note: We welcome news of special events and speakers featured at communities of faith throughout North Pinellas. We will list services only with the name of the speaker, time, date and title or topic of the sermon or message.

Send religion news to Chris Cosdon by mail to 710 Court St., Clearwater, FL 33756, by fax to (727) 445-4119 or e-mail to

Clearwater religion notes 06/27/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 1:38pm]
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