Faith Fellowship Church, 19266 Campground Road, will host a free Gospel Jam from 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 14. 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. Call (352) 796-6589 or email [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 and treated lumber for building wheelchair ramps. Volunteers are needed for Donation Station, which is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 408 W Jefferson St., as well as stock for the thrift store and food for the pantry. Call (352) 428-9275.
Aglow International: Spring Hill Lighthouse will host a prayer event, "Pray for the Nation," at noon Jan. 14 at the Hernando County Courthouse, 20 N Main St. Call (352) 848-4182 or (352) 666-5600.
St. Anthony Catholic Church, 20428 Cortez Blvd., will celebrate the Feast of St. Anthony the Abbot at 6 p.m. Thursday. Dinner will be catered by Carrabba's Italian Grill and will include meat, pasta, salad, bread and dessert. Music and dancing will follow. Tickets are $20 each or $35 per couple and $10 for children 12 and younger. Call (352) 796-2096.
House of Faith, 15221 U.S. 19, will offer a free session of the Heritage of Faith Bible Institute and Learning Academy in Africa by its president at 6 p.m. Thursday. Call (727) 868-5527 or send email to [email protected]
St. Frances Cabrini Knights of Columbus and St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will host their second annual soup-a-thon fundraiser at 11:30 a.m. and at 1:30, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14. Tickets are $5 each and include sampling all the soup wanted during 90-minute periods. 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 Jan. 15. Prizes include two flat-screen TVs, a year's worth of lawn maintenance, a round of golf and lunch for four, and designer sunglasses.
Baha'is of Hernando County will host a talk, "Meditation: Some Basic Tips for Mindfulness," at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call (352) 666-7280.
Spring Hill Baptist Church, 3140 Mariner Blvd., will host the Triumphant Quartet in concert at 10:50 a.m. Jan. 15. An offering will be collected for the group. Call (352) 683-5685.
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Drive, will provide a soup-and-sandwich lunch free to those in need from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday in its parish hall. Call (352) 688-0663.
The Nature Coast Festival Singers begin rehearsals at 7 p.m. Monday at Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way. All four voice parts are needed. Those interested must commit to attending rehearsals regularly and should come early to purchase the music needed for the spring concerts. Call (352) 597-2235.
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 details, call (352) 754-6112 and leave a message.