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Hernando County religion calendar

Religion calendar

Brooksville

Eden Baptist Church, 22308 Lake Lindsey Road, will host Squire Parsons in concert at 6 p.m. Feb. 16. An award-winning singer/songwriter, Parsons is known for penning hymns such as Sweet Beulah Land and Master of the Sea. He has appeared in numerous Gaither Homecoming videos. Doors will open at 5. The concert is free; an offering will be collected. Call (352) 796-3855.

Christ Lutheran Church, 475 North Ave. W, will have its annual fashion show and luncheon, hosted by the Mary Martha Guild, at noon Feb. 16. Clothes will be available for sale, along with jewelry, hats and other accessories. Tickets are $12 and must be purchased before Feb. 10. Call (352) 686-8751 or (352) 799-3082.

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane, will have its third annual Greek Festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Feb. 9 at the Hernando County Fairgrounds, 6436 Broad St. There will be live music by Demetri and the Islanders Band, traditional Greek dance performances, dancing by Shazadi and Jewels of the Desert, carnival games, balloon art, a Kids Village with bounce houses, a cooking demonstration and free dance lessons. Greek food will be sold and there will be door prizes throughout the day, with a grand prize drawing at 8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $1; prize tickets cost $10 each or three for $25. Proceeds will benefit the Hernando Shrine Club, HPH Hospice and the church. Call (727) 856-1332.

Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 200 Mount Fair Ave., will be the host for Youth with a Mission of Tampa and Live Oak Theatre's presentation of "Judah Ben-Hur," a theatrical concert, at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Feb. 9. Admission is free; an offering will be collected. Visit judahbenhur.com or call (352) 583-5516.

Ridge Manor

Ridge Manor United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will host the Southern Gospel trio Forgiven in concert at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. The concert is free; an offering will be collected. The group was formed in 1988 and is a full-time ministry. Call (352) 583-3770.

Spring Hill

Antioch Fellowship Baptist Church, 3031 Landover Blvd., will have a free Family and Friends Day for all ages beginning with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and a worship service at 10:45 on Feb. 17. Fellowship, games and food will follow the service. Call (352) 684-8989.

First Baptist Church, 7279 Pinehurst Drive, will have a Sweetheart Dinner at 6 p.m. today. Tickets cost $2.50 per person and include food, entertainment, games and prizes. Call for reservations at (352) 683-2863.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will begin a DivorceCare program at 7 p.m. Thursday, continuing on Thursdays for 13 weeks. Meetings will be in Room 1; there is no cost. Call (352) 686-9954, ext. 409.

Florida Cancer Affiliates, a 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 will be Wednesday. Membership is free; light refreshments will be served. All faiths are welcome. A local office for information is at 11373 Cortez Blvd. Call (352) 597-4998 or visit FloridaCancerAffiliates.com.

The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a talk by Hoda Hosseini, "What Does Religion Have to Do With Being Spiritual?" at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call (352) 666-7280.

Spring Lake

Lakewood Retreat, 25458 Dan Brown Hill Road, will host a retreat for boys ages 8 to 14 and their fathers/grandfathers/uncles/mentors by Real3 Ministries, Feb. 22 to 24. The cost is $58 per person; $50 if registered by Feb. 16. Check-in will be at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 22, and the retreat will end at 11 a.m. Feb. 24. The event includes two dinners, a workbook, a gift and access to campground activities. Call (813) 948-2067 to register and find out what to bring.

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 (first and last names) and phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

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