Friday, May 25, 2018
News Roundup

Hernando County church events

Brooksville

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will host the Live Oak Theatre Company's production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and April 25 and 26 and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and April 27.

Tickets cost $15 for adults and $5 for students 13 and under with the purchase of an adult ticket. All tickets include coffee or tea and dessert. Visit LiveOakTheatre.org or call the box office at (352) 593-0027.

Hudson

A Good Friday program will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 14236 County Line Road. The theme will be "Jesus Paid It All." Call (352) 684-8989.

Spring Hill

Jesus Cares Ministries will host a women's retreat, "Woman, Who Are You?" at 7 p.m. May 16 and from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 17 at 4157 Mariner Blvd. There will be a special workshop for teens, age 13 to 18. Admission is $50 and includes lunch on Saturday. Reply to (352) 688-2814.

A New Generation pregnancy and relationship resource center will have an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30 at its new location at 7084 Mariner Blvd. Informational brochures and refreshments will be available. Call (352) 544-0911.

First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will host a Maundy Thursday tableau, "Is It I, Lord?" at 7 p.m. Thursday. Those attending will see the Last Supper through the eyes of each of the 12 disciples. Communion will follow. No tickets are required. Call (352) 683-2600.

Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd., will host its annual Easter Eggstravanganza at 10 a.m. Saturday. There will be 10,000 filled eggs to be hunted, inflatable slides, bounce houses, games and food. The free event is designed for children 2 years old through sixth grade and will have hunts separated by age group. Call (352) 683-5685.

The Hernando County Family YMCA, 1300 Mariner Blvd., will host its annual Good Friday service at 9 a.m. Friday. The service will be outdoors and will be conducted by several local ministers.

"The Good Friday service, which is co-hosted by the Hernando Christian Ministerial Association, has been an important part of the Holy Week tradition for the past 23 years," said Cezar Gonzalez, district vice president of the Y. "People from all different Christian denominations and churches attend this annual gathering to begin their Easter weekend and celebrate the significance of the cross."

After the service, a continental breakfast will be served. Call (352) 688-9622 or visit suncoastymca.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.

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