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Hernando County religion calendar for Sept. 29

Religion calendar

Brooksville

Community Baptist Church, 13132 Citrus Way, will celebrate its 47th anniversary with singing and worship at 11 a.m. Oct. 7. Charter members will be honored. There will be a covered-dish dinner after the service with special singing and praise. Call (352) 796-6325 or (352) 597-8886.

The Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church and the Brooksville Lions Club have partnered for a bazaar and rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27 at the church, 250 Bell Ave. Food will be available for purchase. Call (513) 435-1254. Those interested in vendor space should call David Wermuth at (352) 593-4063.

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.

Spring Hill

Florida Cancer Affiliates, a new community-based medical oncology and hematology practice, is forming a spirituality and healing support group that will meet once a month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at 5500 Little Road, New Port Richey. The next meeting is Oct. 10. Membership is free; light refreshments will be served. All faiths are welcome. Call (352) 597-4998 or visit FloridaCancerAffiliates.com.

Behind the Stone Ministries has a weekly food assistance distribution in the parking lot at 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.

Abundant Blessings Messianic Congregation will present a Biblical Archaeological Expedition for the High Holy Days with Succoth at 3 p.m. today in the community room at the Spring Hill Branch/Harold G. Zopp Memorial Library, 9220 Spring Hill Drive. The theme will be "Yeshua Ha Mashiach." Call Rabbi Matthew Carroll at (352) 544-5700.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church will host its annual raffle auction beginning at noon Oct. 6 at the Heather Community Center, 9100 Nakoma Way, north of Weeki Wachee. Admission is $7, which includes cake and a beverage. Stuffed cabbage, hot dogs, Chicago beef sandwiches, soda and coffee will be available for purchase. Call (727) 862-4084 or visit htoc-fl.org.

Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd., will have its fall rummage sale and outdoor flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Oct. 6. Lunch and baked goods will be available. Rental spaces are available. Call (352) 686-4239.

St. Frances Cabrini Knights of Columbus Council 13209 will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast in Xavier Hall, 5030 Mariner Blvd., after the 7:15, 9 and 11 a.m. masses Sunday at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. The cost is $3.

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a talk by Hannah Hessler, "Fruits of the Spirit: A Bountiful Harvest for this New Age," at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call 666-7280.

Weeki Wachee

Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will host Paul Todd in concert at 7 p.m. today. Todd is a writer, entertainer, composer, arranger and singer known for accompanying himself on six keyboards simultaneously. The audience can see his actions on a large mirror. Paul Todd Jr. will also perform. The charity event costs $10 and will benefit Adult Lutherans Organized for Action. Call Norma Karpiscak at (352) 684-7028.

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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