Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will have a Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in the gym. There will be door prizes every half-hour and unique gift items for sale, along with refreshments and a bake sale. Six-foot vendor tables are available for $17. Call (352) 345-8484.
Christian Life Assembly of God, in partnership with JAM Ministries, will host a Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Place. Admission is free. There will be entertainment and a drawing for food baskets to be taken home. Preregistration can be done online at christian-life-assembly.com or by calling (352) 597-1139. Registration will also be taken at the door.
Love Your Neighbor needs turkeys and other food donations for its annual free Thanksgiving dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave. The meal is in partnership with the church's Men of Faith. There will also be a free Thanksgiving dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 26 at Rising Sun Cafe, 10 S Main St. If there are enough donations, turkeys will also be given to families in need at the ministry's Donation Station at 408 W Jefferson St. Those interested in volunteering should call Lisa Callea at (352) 428-9275 or (352) 848-0090.
Jericho Road Ministries, 1163 Howell Ave., is in need of a new or slightly used 10- to 15-passenger van. Donations toward the purchase of a van are also welcome. Call Bruce Gimbel at (352) 799-2912, ext. 100.
St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., needs volunteers for the church's annual Thanksgiving Day dinner to help prepare and deliver meals. Donations of turkeys and volunteers to cook them, as well as monetary donations, are welcome. Preparation will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Meal deliveries will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday. The dinner will be served in Xavier Hall at 1 p.m. Thursday. It is open to anyone unable to provide a meal for themselves, those alone for the holiday and to the immediate families of active-duty military. Call (352) 238-7567 or (352) 238-7666.
The Aglow International Spring Hill Chapter will have a breakfast meeting at 8:45 a.m. Monday at Atria Evergreen Woods, 7030 Evergreen Woods Trail. The speakers will be Tom and Ruth Murphy of Inverness, who will minister in song and word on the topic of "God Really Does Have Second Chances." The cost for breakfast is $8.50. Call (352) 610-4164 or (352) 848-4182 if you plan to attend.
First United Methodist Church, 9344 Spring Hill Drive, is offering free tickets for its holiday concerts, featuring internationally known tenor Stuart Neill and members of the Florida Symphony Brass, under the direction of Robert McBain. The concerts will be at 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 16. Tickets are available at the church office. Call (352) 683-2605.
Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, will host a Fall Family Festival from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 23. There will be hayrides at 7 and 9 p.m., open-kettle popcorn at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. and Christmas carols around the campfire, a game room and hot chocolate all evening. The cost is $3 per person or $10 for a family. No reservations required. Call (352) 796-4097.
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.