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Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, is offering "Extreme Heart Makeover: Divine Intervention — the Beat Goes On," a summer camp for children ages 6 to 15, from July 24 to 29. The camp will be a week of fun, teaching, praise and worship, activities and relationship building. The cost is $299. Register at Call (352) 796-4097.

Love Your Neighbor Christian Outreach has renovated its Donation Station at 408 W Jefferson St. The new hours for the "pay what you can" distribution center and food pantry are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. The ministry also provides a free community dinner from 2 to 4 p.m. each Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St. Call (352) 428-9275 or (352) 848-0090.


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 14236 County Line Road, is offering Camp Hope for children ages 5 to 13 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Aug. 19. The cost is $60 a week or $20 a day and covers breakfast, snacks, arts and crafts, field trips and games. Call (727) 856-8336.


Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will offer the vacation Bible school program "PandaMania: Where God is Wild About You" for children ages 4 to 11 from 9 a.m. to noon July 18 to 22.

Call (352) 583-3770 or go online at


Grace Lutheran Church, 411 Mariner Blvd., will have a free petting zoo from 10 a.m. to noon today. Children can interact with friendly animals and take a pony ride. Free hot dogs and cold drinks will be provided. Information about the church's preschool program will be available. Call (352) 688-1057.

Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd., will offer the "Rev It Up: Full Throttle for God" vacation Bible school program for children age 3 through sixth grade from 9 a.m. to noon July 18 to 22. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. July 18. Call (352) 683-5686.

Seventh-day Adventist Church, 2300 Osowaw Blvd., will offer the vacation Bible school program "Hometown Nazareth: Where Jesus was a Kid" to children ages 5 to 14 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 25 through 29. The free program is Bible-based and does not teach doctrine. Lunch will be provided. Call (352) 688-7578.

First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will host "Exchange Your School Uniform" for those wishing to exchange uniforms in used but good condition. Uniforms should be dropped off at the church between 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays, July 18 through 29. A coupon will be given to participants to select from the exchanges from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 6. Also, the church is now offering a soup kitchen, which will serve hot, nutritious meals to those in need from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Call (352) 683-2600, ext. 1.


Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will offer its vacation Bible school program, "PandaMania: Where God is Wild About You," to potty-trained children age 3 to 12 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday. Call (352) 597-1456.

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, physical address, ticket price, contact person and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

Hernando County church calendar 07/08/11 [Last modified: Friday, July 8, 2011 3:27pm]
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