First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St., will host Mike Galloway, president and CEO of the Florida United Methodist Children's Home in Enterprise, as the speaker for its Faith and Community series at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The $5 dinner is open to both men and women. Reservations should be made by calling (352) 796-3363.
Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St., will host the Joy FM radio station and Christian recording artists Mikeschair for a release party of the group's new CD, A Beautiful Life, from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 27. Admission is a new pair of shoes for orphaned children in Honduras. Call (352) 428-9434.
Bridge Christian Life Center, 7279 Pinehurst Drive, will have an open microphone night for Christian musicians and singers at 6 p.m. today. Coffee will be served. Call (352) 683-2863.
First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, offers a soup kitchen that serves hot, nutritious meals to those in need from 4:30 to 6 p.m. each Tuesday. Also, the church will host a steel drum ensemble at 3 p.m. Aug. 28. Steel Baroque will play a mixture of island, classical, Christian and secular music. The concert is free; an offering will be collected. Call (352) 683-2600.
St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will offer a DivorceCare support group for 13 weeks beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 in Room 1 of the Cabrini Center. Topics will include "What's Happening to Me?" "Road to Healing," "Facing Anger, Depression and Loneliness," "Financial Survival," "New Relationships," "Forgiveness" and "Surviving the Holidays." Call (352) 686-9954, ext. 409.
Temple Beth David, 13158 Antelope St., will have an open house at 1 p.m. Aug. 28 for people to meet Rabbi Leonard Sarko and members of the congregation, as well as tour the sanctuary and Judaic library and browse the Judaic gift shop. Registration will be available for children ages 4 to 16 to attend the religious school, which begins classes from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 11. Call (352) 686-7034.
Information for the Religion Calendar may be e-mailed 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.