New Jerusalem Church of God, 28000 Church Road, south of Spring Lake, will have a Pastor and ElectMan's 35th Appreciation event at 7:30 p.m. Monday through Nov. 10 and at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 11. Call (352) 263-3012 or (352) 799-9536.
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, campfire activities and refreshments. The cost is $3 per person or $10 for a family. No reservations required. Call (352) 796-4097.
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.
St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 5030 Mariner Blvd., will host "Surviving the Holidays," a DivorceCare program that deals with the loneliness and stress that can affect a divorced or separated person during the holiday season, at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 in Classroom 1 of the Cabrini Center. Call (352) 686-9954, ext. 409.
The Aglow International Spring Hill Chapter will have a breakfast meeting at 8:45 a.m. Nov. 19 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, will host its United Methodist Women Seasonal Bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. There will be crafts for all seasons and holidays, home decor and jewelry, along with a bake sale. Lunch will be available to buy. Call (352) 683-2600. Also, the church 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 will be available at the church office beginning Sunday. Call (352) 683-2605.
The Baha'is of Hernando County will host a talk by Terry Cipolloni, "Positive Vibrations: What's Love Got To Do With It?" at 7 p.m. Friday at Spring Hill United Church of Christ, 4244 Mariner Blvd. Transportation is available. Call (352) 666-7280.
Nativity Lutheran Church, 6363 Commercial Way, will have its annual Junktique and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Nov. 10. There will be furniture, appliances, kitchenware, dishes, glassware, linens and clothing. Baked items and refreshments will be available for purchase. Call (352) 597-1456 or (352) 666-7584. Also, the church will have services of celebration in honor of the 25th anniversary of the ordination of Pastor Kristin Wee at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Nov. 11.
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.