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Hernando County religion briefs for Jan. 1

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Brooksville

Men of Faith from Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church report that they were able to provide 227 children with Christmas gifts this year through the Matthew Project. Also, parents without the resources to buy gifts for their children were able to select gifts from God's Christmas Closet after the church's candlelight service on Christmas Eve.

Youth With a Mission of Tampa Bay and Live Oak Theatre are selling tickets for a presentation of the musical Judah Ben-Hur at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 and 18 and at 3 p.m. Jan. 19 at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave. Adult admission is $15. Students 13 and younger are $5 with the purchase of an adult ticket. Tickets include coffee/tea and dessert, which will be served when the doors open a half-hour before each performance. Proceeds will be used to send the production team to the Philippines to build homes and present free performances of the musical. For information, visit LiveOakTheatre.org, call the box office at (352) 593-0027 or look for Live Oak Theatre on Facebook.

Spring Hill

Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive, will present "The Story," a 31-week reading of Bible selections arranged chronologically to read like a novel, beginning with the 10:45 a.m. service Sunday. Call (352) 686-4612 for information.

Sunshine State Bible Institute, 3140 Mariner Blvd., has a deadline today to register for its spring semester, which begins Monday. All courses cost $60 per credit hour. Four courses are available: Theology I, Introduction to Apologetics, Bible Study Methods and Introduction to New Testament Literature. Visit MySSBI.com for details. The institute is a ministry of Spring Hill Baptist Church.

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a discussion and talk by Marlyn Baffa, "The Journey of the Soul," at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call 666-7280.

First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, has tickets on sale for a concert by five-time Grammy winner Larnelle Harris at 7 p.m. Feb. 9. For tickets or information, call (352) 686-9114 or purchase through iTickets.com.

Information for the Religion Calendar and Briefs may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at hernandoreligion@hotmail.com, 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.

Hernando County religion briefs for Jan. 1 12/31/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 2:18pm]
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