Grace World Outreach Church, 20366 Cortez Blvd., will host an ecumenical service in memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The keynote speaker, the Rev. Bobbie Cromartie from Allen Temple AME Church, will speak on the theme "Change Begins with Me." Music will be presented by the choir from Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, the Grace World praise and worship team and Nicholas Barrett and Denaie Gabriel from Grace and Truth Bible Chapel.
Faith Fellowship Church, 19266 Campground Road, will host a free Gospel Jam from 2 to 5 p.m. today. People attending may sing or play an instrument, or just listen. A karaoke machine is available for CDs. 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 [email protected]
Love Your Neighbor needs two small storage units for materials donated to the ministry. There is also a need for five baby cribs, treated lumber for building wheelchair ramps, as well as stock for the thrift store and food for the pantry. Volunteers are needed for the Donation Station, which is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 408 W Jefferson St. Call (352) 428-9275. 10 S Main St.
St. Frances Cabrini Knights of Columbus and St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will host their second annual soup-a-thon fundraiser today, with seatings at 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and include sampling soups during a 90-minute period. Drinks will also be available. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling (352) 686-9767, (352) 398-9942, (352) 596-4709, (352) 597-8878 or (352) 683-9666. There will also be a bake sale and a raffle for a drawing to be held Sunday. Prizes include two flat-screen TVs, a year's worth of lawn maintenance, a round of golf and lunch for four, and designer sunglasses.
Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd, will host the Triumphant Quartet in concert at 10:50 a.m. Sunday. An offering will be collected for the group. Call (352) 683-5685.
Mariner United Methodist Church, 7079 Mariner Blvd., will have a bargain sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Jan. 21. Items for sale will include computers, printers, TVs, boutique items, jewelry, books, clothing, shoes, purses, linens, housewares, toys, glassware, furniture, pots and pans, crafts, yard items and tools. Food, drinks and baked goods will be available. Call (352) 596-0080.
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.