Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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Hernando County religion calendar, Aug. 4 and beyond

Brooksville

Love Your Neighbor's free community dinners are from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays at the Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St. Volunteers should arrive at 3 p.m. Call (352) 428-9275. The ministry's Donation Station, a food pantry and "pay what you can" donation-only thrift store, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 408 W Jefferson St. Volunteers and donations are needed. Call (352) 428-8738. Donations of materials and volunteers are needed to build wheelchair ramps and emergency home repairs for indigent elderly and disabled people. Call (352) 942-4371.

Second Chance Restoration Ministries, 19235 Cortez Blvd., will host a Free Day for the needy beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 11. New and used clothes, school uniforms, shoes, toys and electronics are some of the items that will be given away. There will also be free refreshments. Call (352) 340-6857 or (352) 585-6881.

Spring Hill

Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive, will host a food drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. The church will collect nonperishable foods and toiletries for the needy. For information, call (352) 686-4612.

Behind the Stone Ministries has a weekly food assistance distribution in the parking lot of New Song Worship Center, 6001 Deltona Blvd. Food, clothing and other necessities are distributed at 5 p.m. each Thursday. Call John Stramiello at (727) 808-4096.

Christian Life Assembly of God, 13065 Jacqueline Road, will host Kids Krusade at 6 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The theme is "Extreme Junction." There will be games, prizes, puppets, slime and fun for all ages, along with instruction about God's word. Backpacks with school supplies will be given to the first 100 children who attend all four nights. Admission is free. Preregistration can be done in person or at christian-life-assembly.com. Call (352) 597-1139.

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host the Tranquility Zone, a place of rest and reflection with inspiring words and soothing music, at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. The topic will be "The Secret of Healing: Meditations for Transformation and Higher Consciousness." Transportation is available, and refreshments will be served. Call (352) 666-7280.

Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., will have an open house beginning at 2 p.m. Aug. 12. Visitors can meet Rabbi Lenny Sarko as well as members of the congregation, tour the sanctuary and Judaic library, and visit the gift shop. Also, registration will be available for children age 4 to 16 for the religious school that will begin Aug. 19. The temple has a reform congregation and offers teaching and activities for all ages. Shabbat services are at 8 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. Saturdays. Call (352) 686-7034.

Springs of Life Family Church, 4157 Mariner Blvd., is seeking donations of school supplies and good condition school clothes for its annual Great Exchange, which will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Aug. 18. Along with the opportunity for parents to exchange clothing that no longer fits their children, there will be games and refreshments. Call (352) 238-8690.

Information for the Religion Calendar may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at [email protected], 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.

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