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Hernando County religion events


Suncoast Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, 8449 Cobb Road, will have its annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Featured items will include kitchen appliances, a vacuum cleaner, linens, rugs, books, clothing, yard tools, a hedge trimmer and a screen door. Some larger items that will not be on site include a bedroom set, a porch set, and chairs and tables. Also, the church will install the Rev. Dan Turner as its pastor at 3 p.m. Sunday. Turner helped found and launch the church. Refreshments will be served. Call (352) 797-0401.

Christ the Savior Greek Orthodox Church, 13460 Olympic Village Lane, will offer a free lecture, "Crime Prevention and Your Community," at noon Nov. 1. To make a donation to charity of 10 percent of your bill at Texas Roadhouse restaurant from 3:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 9, obtain a flier from the church to present to your server by calling (352) 686-1199. The restaurant is at 12935 Cortez Blvd. Charities include the Dawn Center, school supplies for needy children and food distribution to the needy during the holidays.

Grace and Truth Bible Chapel, 210 Bell Ave., will present the film How Great is Our God at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Light refreshments will be served; admission is free.

First United Methodist Church, 5214 Londonderry Ave., will have a holiday bazaar and bake sale by the United Methodist Women from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 6 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7. Homemade beef vegetable soup and hot dogs will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Wreaths, decorations, hand-crafted American Girl doll clothing, baby items, jewelry, gifts and baked goods will be for sale. Between 8 and 11 a.m. Friday, Robert G. Glejf will be at the bazaar to sign his book, Through Hell and Beyond in a Boxcar. Call (352) 796-3363.

Ridge Manor

Ridge Manor United Methodist Church, 34350 Cortez Blvd., will have its annual pumpkin patch through October. School classes may use the area for field trips. The patch will be open from 9 a.m. to dusk Monday through Saturday and from noon to dusk on Sundays. Pumpkins cost 50 cents and up.

Spring Hill

Spring Hill Calvary Church of the Nazarene, 235 Cobblestone Drive, will host a revival series at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Evangelist Danny Bohi will be the featured speaker on Tuesday. Special music will be presented each evening. Call (352) 683-0587.

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive, is having its 19th annual Ethnic Festival this weekend. The festival includes ethnic foods, midway rides, carnival games and continuous entertainment. Hours are from noon to 10 p.m. today and from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday. Admission and parking are free. Also, the church will provide a soup and sandwich lunch free to everyone in need, as part of its "In His Footsteps" outreach program, from noon to 2 p.m. the second Thursday of each month. The next lunch will be Nov. 12.

Grace Presbyterian Church, 8375 Spring Hill Drive, will have its annual bazaar by the Grace Church Crafters from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7 in the fellowship hall. Items for sale include attic treasures, jewelry, handcrafted Christmas ornaments, silk floral arrangements, knitted items and baked goods. There will be a raffle for several items. A light breakfast or lunch can be purchased. Proceeds will support the Mission Ministry of the Women of Grace. Parking can be reached from Waterfall Drive or Valiant Avenue.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 11200 Elgin Blvd., will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a vespers service and social hour at 6 p.m. Nov. 6, Thanksgiving Divine Liturgy at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 7 and Sunday Divine Liturgy and coffee hour with a special presentation on the church's history at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 8. Call (352) 686-6050.

Fellowship Community Church, 11250 Spring Hill Drive, will host Boy Scout Troop 442's annual pumpkin patch through October. This fundraiser for summer camp is open from noon to 9 p.m. weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays. Call (352) 686-4612.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will host a retreat for men 18 and older, "Journeying to the Father," from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Oct. 31. Cost is $25. For a registration form, call Ken Murrin at (352) 688-5808 or send e-mail to kmurrin@tampa

Spring Hill Bible Church, 15449 Spring Hill Drive, will present dinner and the Christian film Set Apart free of charge at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The film, which won the Best Drama Award at the 2009 Creation Arts Festival, is based on a true story about an inner-city ministry that takes a group of gang members to live on a ranch. Call (352) 544-5644.

Forest Oaks Lutheran Church, 8555 Forest Oaks Blvd., will have its annual Women's Craft and Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. There will be handmade holiday and clearance items, homemade baked and canned goods, pastries and coffee. Lunch will be available in the afternoon. There will be a raffle for a hand-stitched queen-size quilt. There will also be a carwash fundraiser for the youth group. Guided tours are available for those interested in the church. Call (353) 683-9731.

Spring Lake

New Jerusalem Church of God Twin Lake, 28000 Church Road, will celebrate Pastor Irene Wells' 32nd anniversary at the church at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2 through Nov. 6 and at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 8. Call (352) 346-7496 or (352) 799-9536.

Weeki Wachee

Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will host a two-day Junktique and Baked Goods Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Items for sale include glassware, clothing, books, jewelry, toys, appliances and kitchenware. The church youth will sell refreshments. Call (352) 597-1456 or (352) 592-3454.

Information for the religion calendar may be e-mailed 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, place with address, ticket price, contact person or phone number are missing. For information, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.

Hernando County religion events 10/23/09 [Last modified: Friday, October 23, 2009 4:08pm]
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