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Hernando County religion calendar for Nov. 5



First United Methodist Church, 109 S Broad St., will host a "Little Pig Jig" barbecued rib fundraiser beginning at noon Sunday. Proceeds benefit the youth program. Rib orders cost $20 to $50 and may be placed by calling (352) 796-3363. Also, children and youth will be baptized in the outdoor pool at Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, during an event that features a family dinner and day camp from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Nov. 13. The cost is $10; reservations may be made by calling the church.

St. Paul the Apostle Church, 8187 Fort Dade Ave., will have a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon today. Tickets cost $5. There will be a drawing and prizes. Call (352) 597-8850 or (352) 686-3135 for tickets or purchase at the door.

Faith Fellowship Church, 19255 Campground Road, will host a free Bluegrass Country Gospel Jam from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 12 in the fellowship hall. 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 by 1:30 p.m. Call (352) 796-6589 or send email to

First Baptist Church of Garden Grove, 18131 Stromberg Ave., will celebrate its 55th homecoming at 10 a.m. Sunday. Call (352) 796-2209.

Suncoast Christian Church, 8449 Cobb Road, is taking reservations for spaces at its yard sale, scheduled from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Nov 12. Spaces cost $10 and may be reserved by calling (352) 797-0401. Items for sale will include household items, furniture, clothing and crafts. Food and drinks will be available.

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane, will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 12. Proceeds will go toward building a new church in Spring Hill. Call (727) 856-1332.

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will have an arts and crafts fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3. There will also be a bake sale, and refreshments will be available. Tables are available for $15; register by calling (352) 345-8484 or (352) 796-4969.

Community Bible Church, 5041 Griffin Road, will honor veterans from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday when Conservative Christian Teens for America present Rolling Thunder, escorted by the Hernando County Sheriff's Office and guest speaker and former World War II POW TSgt. John Quigley. Blue and Gold Star Mothers will be recognized, and there will be string melodies and vocals by the teens. Hudson High School's Junior ROTC and Hernando County Fire Rescue will present colors. Those with deceased veteran family members may bring a photo or personal item and stand in their place as veterans are honored. Call (813) 732-1507 or (352) 588-4036.


Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1214 Broad St., will have a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. There will be food, soft drinks, coffee and baked goods for sale, along with miscellaneous items. Spaces are available for $5; tables cost $10. Also, the church will host a free Family Movie Night at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 outdoors on a big screen. Viewers should bring a lawn chair to watch Soul Surfer. Pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, popcorn, soda and water will be provided. Donations for the benefit of the food pantry, which feeds 130 people each week, are welcome. Call (352) 666-2970.

Spring Hill

Bridge Christian Life Center, 7279 Pinehurst Drive, will have revival services with the Rev. Donnie Seagle, pastor of First Baptist Church of Inverness, at 6:30 p.m. today and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A free concert by Persuaded On will be at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Call (352) 683-2863.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5060 Mariner Blvd., will have a Mass sponsored by the Hope Anew Bereavement Support Group at 11 a.m. Monday. Non-Catholics are invited to join Catholics in honoring their deceased spouses, family members and friends. Call (352) 688-1886 or (352) 688-5565. Also, the church will have a fall/Christmas bazaar from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 12 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 13. There will be handmade items, Christmas gifts and gently used items for sale, as well as food and drinks. And, there will be an "Afternoon of Bunco" from 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 15. Light refreshments will be served, and prizes will be awarded. The cost is $5. Call (352) 683-9666.

Calvary Church of the Nazarene, 235 Cobblestone Drive, will have a revival with Bob and Jennifer Wilkerson at 6 p.m. today and at 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Bob Wilkerson is a pastor and evangelist; Jennifer is a vocalist who has worked with Zion Music Group. An offering will be collected. Call (352) 683-0587.

Christ the King Full Gospel Worship Center, 5111 Commercial Way, will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today to benefit its food bank and building fund. Hot dogs and beverages will be sold for $2. Also, those wishing to attend should register now for a Thanksgiving dinner at 5 p.m. Nov. 19. Call (352) 596-5366.

Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive, will have its annual bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. There will be attic treasures, jewelry, hand-crafted Christmas ornaments, silk floral arrangements, knitted items and baked goods. There will be raffles, and food will be available. Proceeds will support the Mission Ministry. Call (352) 683-2082.

First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, will host a Family Movie Night from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. A spaghetti dinner with a beverage will be available for $1. Free popcorn will be served. The movie will be Cars 2. Children must be accompanied by an adult and may come in pajamas with a blanket and pillow. Call (352) 683-2600.

Baha'is of Hernando County will host a talk, "The Journey of the Soul — Where Did We Come From, Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?" at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call 666-7280.

Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive, will have its semiannual yard sale by the Wesleyan Women from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 12. Proceeds will be used for outreach ministries within the church and community. Call (352) 686-4612.

Weeki Wachee

Christian Church in the Wildwood, 10051 Country Road, will host "Surviving the Holidays," for those who have recently lost a loved one, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 12 in Building B. Registration is required, and workbooks cost $5. Call (352) 596-1388, ext. 224, or register online at under the home tab.

Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will have a Junktique and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. There will be furniture, appliances, dishes, glassware, kitchenware, linens, clothing and jewelry. Refreshments will be sold. Call (352) 666-2584 or (352) 382-9085.

Information for the Religion Calendar may be emailed to Gail Hollenbeck at, 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. Call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

Hernando County religion calendar for Nov. 5 11/04/11 [Last modified: Friday, November 4, 2011 5:10pm]
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