Faith Fellowship Church in Christ Jesus, 19255 Campground Road, will host a free Gospel Jam from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday. People attending may sing or play an instrument, or just listen. All ages are welcome, and light refreshments will be served. Anyone planning to play an instrument should arrive early. Call (352) 754-9330.
First United Methodist Church, 109 Broad St., has begun a project by its United Methodist Men organization in conjunction with People Helping People in Hernando County. Each Sunday, worshipers will be able to place grocery items in a shopping cart in the narthex that will be distributed to children through their schools.
Items may include easy-to-open cans or packages of items such as cereal bars, canned chicken, tuna, deviled ham, beans and wieners, Vienna sausage, ravioli with meat, packets of crackers, crackers with cheese or peanut butter, raisins, nuts, applesauce, pudding snack packs, canned soups, juice boxes or pouches or shelf milk boxes. Nonperishable items for adults are also welcome.
Nobleton Community Church, 29084 Sentinel St., will host evangelist Dan Schall in concert at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. This is the 13th year Schall has ministered at the church in music and testimony. Schall stutters when he speaks, but he is able to clearly sing words of praise. For information visit Dan Schall Ministries at DanSchall.org.
Ridge Manor Community United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will offer a nine-week course teaching Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University plan beginning Tuesday. The course runs for an hour and a half each week and includes instruction on money management. To reserve a seat or for information, call Richard Poe at (352) 608-4022.
St Theresa Catholic Church, 1107 Commercial Way, will host Fashion, Food and Fun from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets for the fashion show luncheon cost $16. To make a reservation and choose an entree, call (352) 683-2849.
The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a discussion and talk by Tony Ballard from Tampa, "Understanding the Power of Love," at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call 666-7280.
Aglow International Spring Hill Chapter will have a breakfast meeting with music and a message beginning at 8:45 a.m. Monday at Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The cost for an optional breakfast is $8.50. Call (352) 610-4164 or (352) 848-4182 if you plan to attend.
First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, is collecting donations of items for its United Methodist Women flea market on March 15. Items may be dropped off between 9 and 11 a.m. Wednesdays. No furniture, tools, televisions or electronics are needed. Call (352) 515-6664 or (352) 596-3442 with questions. Also, the church has updated its Web site at fumcsh.org.
Information for the Religion Calendar and Briefs may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at [email protected], faxed to (352) 754-6133 or mailed to Hernando Times, Religion Calendar and Briefs, 15365 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL 34613. The deadline for calendar items is two weeks before the event or reservation deadline. If your church/organization has news of interest to the community, briefly state the news. Information cannot be published if the time, date, exact street address, cost, contact person (first and last names) and phone number are missing. For questions, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.